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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001186.txt from 1997/09

From: SDM@-----. Morrow)
Subj: RE: Artley?
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 1997 14:50:38 -0400

>Hey Scott,
> Artley didn't start making clarinets until after they were bought
>out by some larger outfit (name escapes me now). They had previously been
>just flutemakers. I suspect the clarinet was made after they moved to
>Nogales, NM or else is a cheap French clarinet with their name on it. You
>haven't seen much mention of these clarinets because all the ones I've seen
>(not all that many really, and none recently) were nothing very interesting.
>Unless you desparately need it for an elementary school beginner, keep
> Steve
Thanks, but I'm not buying one! I've just started teaching and that's what
my student has (she IS an elementary school beginner!)! I'd just never
seen one before. It seems to play okay, but some of the keys have a bit
more play in them than my Selmer.


Thanks to everyone else who gave me info and references! -SDM

Scott D. Morrow
Department of Biochemistry
School of Hygiene and Public Health
Johns Hopkins University
(410) 955-3631

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