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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001240.txt from 1997/09

From: "C Henderson" <>
Subj: Re: left-handed clarinet
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 1997 12:52:51 -0400

Nancy wrote:
> In my opinion, the traditional clarinet is already left handed, especia=
> when you consider the special demands of throat G#, A and Bb.

I would tend to agree with that, especially when you watch beginners over
and over again putting their right hand on the upper joint and their left
hand on the lower joint. It would seem the natural way to place our hand=
is the reverse to what the clarinet demands.

Clare Pascoe Henderson
variously clarinetist, writer/lecturer, herbalist
chook fanatic and menagerie manager

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