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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000978.txt from 1997/12

From: Antoine T Clark <s2atclar@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: Reeds
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 1997 16:44:44 -0500

Try Jeanne woodwinds or Nelson.

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ANTOINE CLARK
s2atclar@-----.edu
Virginia Commonwealth
Univ.

On Tue, 23 Dec 1997, Nicholas Yuk Sing Yip wrote:

> 60 reeds for $40? I would like to know where you could find that? I
> assume that is from making your own reeds. On Tue, 23 Dec 1997, Antoine T
> Clark wrote:
>
> > I consider it a hassle to buy reeds because you don't know what you are
> > getting in the box. Some have written about pre-selecting the reeds and
> > buying what they like the most. I like to make my own reeds and I find
> > better results in making them. I know you can work on store bought reeds,
> > but it makes more since to me for someone just to buy reed blanks and
> > start from scratch. Besides a box Vandoren cost about $20 from a local
> > music store and from a catalog about 12 to 15 dollars. I find it much
> > cheaper to buy about 60 reeds for about $40. In a store $40 only can get
> > you about 20 reeds and half of them don't work.
> >
> >
> >
> > *********************
> > ANTOINE CLARK
> > s2atclar@-----.edu
> > Virginia Commonwealth
> > Univ.
> >
> >
> >
>

   
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