Klarinet Archive - Posting 000329.txt from 1997/12
From: Composer16 <Composer16@-----.com>
Subj: Re: old clarinet sr. #'s
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 1997 20:27:15 -0500
In a message dated 97-12-07 10:34:00 EST, Matt Hanson writes:
<< Also, still wanting personal opinions on the pros and cons of Leblanc's
1199-A A Clarinet. This is the one with articulated G# and low Eb. >>
It's got a full-bodied tone quality as well as being expressive and responsive
throughout. It is a fairly flexible instrument too. The low Eb is nice
because you can transpose A clarinet parts that go to the A clarinet's low E.
I don't really know about disadvantages. Other thoughts?