Klarinet Archive - Posting 001200.txt from 1997/09
From: Dee Hays <deerich@-----.net>
Subj: Re: A Plastic Clarinet Question
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 1997 19:17:31 -0400
Matt A Cullen wrote:
> Dear List,
> As you all know noone in there right mind would ever march a
> wooden clarinet on the field. I currently march a Vito ( which I don't
> really like.) . What kinds of plastic clarinets are out there that are
> quality ( Isn't that an oxymoron, Quality plastic clarinets!!) ... I
> really am very sick of playing on an instrument that doesn't sound good
> at all!
Are you using a quality mouthpiece on your marching clarinet? If not,
try one and see if that helps. This may be the improvement that you seek.
After all a sound needs to begin well to have a chance of sounding good.