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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000213.txt from 1997/12

Subj: Re[4]: Reed cases
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 1997 14:17:19 -0500

I would hazard to guess that we would need a blind clarinetist with no
sense of _feel_ (so as not to be able to feel the dent). ;-)

Subject: Re: Re[2]: Reed cases
Author: at Internet
Date: 12/5/97 4:03 AM

Yes, has anyone done any double blind studies on dented reeds? :)

Sorry JC - couldn't resist it.

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Hausmann <>
Date: Friday, December 05, 1997 10:49 AM
Subject: Re: Re[2]: Reed cases

>At 08:23 AM 12/4/97 PST, Jeff Chan wrote:
>> My problem with Reedguards is the dent that they leave on the heart
>> the reed, and the resulting sound degradation. I have been using a
>> Harrison case for many years now, and my reeds seem to appreciate it.
>Yes, they will cause a dent if you jam the reeds in too firmly, but can you
>document the "resulting sound degradation?"
>Bill Hausmann
>451 Old Orchard Drive
>Essexville, MI 48732
> ICQ UIN 4862265
>If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is too loud.

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