Klarinet Archive - Posting 000986.txt from 1997/12
From: "David S. Naden" <dnaden@-----.net>
Subj: Re: New Eddie Daniels Rovner
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 1997 16:44:52 -0500
>From my limited exposure to the BG ligatures, they appear to be very similar to
the Rovners. That aside, ligatures--like mouthpieces--are a personal choice, and
if the BG is the ligature that works for you, by all means use it. You like BGs,
I prefer Rovners, others like Bonades, or Pynes. Each clarinetist should always
use the equipment that works best for him/her.
David S. Naden, Graduate Student
Cal State University Los Angeles
> I used to play on Rovners, but I found them to be stuffy once in a while. So
> I invested in the BG Revelation ligature. It has the best of the cloth and
> metal ligature worlds. It gives a clear, warm sound, and great staccato. I
> love it. It's quite expensive ($42) but I was willing to pay the extra money
> because I am happy with the ligature. Other opinions?