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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000554.txt from 1997/12

From: Roger Shilcock <roger.shilcock@-----.uk>
Subj: Re: R series Selmer Eb Contra
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 1997 19:42:27 -0500

On Thu, 11 Dec 1997, Bill Hausmann wrote:

> Date: Thu, 11 Dec 1997 05:23:02 -0500
> From: Bill Hausmann <bhausman@-----.com>
> Reply-To: klarinet@-----.us
> To: klarinet@-----.us
> Subject: Re: R series Selmer Eb Contra
>
> At 01:30 AM 12/11/97 -0600, Edmund White wrote:
> > Altissimo notes are somewhat difficult because there is no
> >half-hole key for the left index finger like the ones found on most bass
> >clarinets. Otherwise, old Rosewood Selmers are very nice.
> >
> Of course, it is rather pointless to play altissimo notes on a contrabass!
>
> (Asbestos suit zipped up tight.) :-)

Doesn't that rather depend on what you want to play on it??
Roger Shilcock

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