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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001317.txt from 1997/09

Subj: Re: systems in Russia
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 1997 15:56:53 -0400

I seem to remember that at an early point in the Soviet days, a committee
actually met to decide which clarinet fingering system, German or Boehm,
to make the required standard for study, Boehm winning out. At that time,
I believe it was a hodge-podge of players on both systems throughout the

Peter Stoll
Instructor of Clarinet and Chamber Music
University of Toronto

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