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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001245.txt from 1997/09

From: "C Henderson" <chenderson@-----.au>
Subj: Re: Left-handed clarinetists
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 1997 15:26:04 -0400

> > I believe an unusually high number of major symphony players are left=
-handed
> > and it may be because being left handed gives a player a slight edge.
>
> Wow! Has research is this area been done? What a topic for a Doctoral
> Dissertation: "The Left-Handed Clarinetist And It's Relationship To
> Orchestral Employment". Go for it, Nancy!
> --
Left-handers are actually statistically in much greater numbers (proporti=
onally speaking) in all artistic fields - the down side being that they =
are also statistically in greater proportions in mental treatment!

Clare (NOT a left-hander, mostly, although I do do some things left-hande=
d)
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Clare Pascoe Henderson
variously clarinetist, writer/lecturer, herbalist
chook fanatic and menagerie manager
<chenderson@-----.au>
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