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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001161.txt from 1997/09

From: Roger Shilcock <>
Subj: Re: Boosey and Hawkes
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 1997 04:30:27 -0400

B & H made the Edgware over a long period - certainly more or less
throughout the 50s & 60s. It was the "bottom-but-one" instrument in their
range, and came in both B flat (bearable) and A (atrocious) varieties.
I remember borrowing one before I had an A of my own to play in the Dvorak
cello concerto, and the intonation was so bad (playing *second* clarinet)
that the soloist made remarks about it. So I had to borrow an R13 instead.
I don't know what wood Edgwares were made from, but they tended to be
rather rough
Roger Shilcock

On Thu, 25 Sep 1997, Stacy Weeks wrote:

> Date: Thu, 25 Sep 1997 17:17:15 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Stacy Weeks <>
> Reply-To:
> To:
> Subject: Boosey and Hawkes
> Does anyone know anything (or have any idea where I could find out) about a
> Boosey and Hawkes model called the Edgeware? I have searched to try to
> find out how old it is and can't come up with anything. Thanks!!
> Stacy Weeks
> Ithaca College

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