Klarinet Archive - Posting 001274.txt from 1997/09
From: Dirk Kussin <dirk@-----.de>
Subj: Re: left-handed clarinet
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 1997 04:54:56 -0400
Gary> Doug Sears asked:
>> But did you ever see a l.h. violinist in a symphony orchestra?
Gary> The leader (and, I believe, founder) of Musica Antiqua Koln,
Gary> whose name escapes me at the moment, plays on a left-handed
Gary> violin. He is an absolutely fantastic violinist and musician,
Gary> as is the group.
Gary> Gary Ginstling Los Angeles, CA
I've heard he played right-handed in earlier times and had to change
later. But I've forgotten why, I guess because of some disease.