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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000114.txt from 1998/03

From: "Jason Hsien" <>
Subj: Re: Marching Band
Date: Mon, 2 Mar 1998 21:48:59 -0500

I mean marching band in the sense that they are up front with the
battery/pit, where they don't march, but are still part of the show.

About generators though, usually the stadium has a nify little creation
called the "electric plug".

Sorry if this was confusing.
-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Charette <>
Date: Monday, 02 March, 1998 5:59 PM
Subject: Re: Marching Band

|Jason Hsien wrote:
|> I know of more tahn a few which feature a viola solo in their show.
|I know that violas are hard up for showpieces - but marching band ?!?
|Yes, I can see it now. A cheap $5000.00 viola, and it starts to rain ...
|Maybe there's plastic violas??
|And electric guitars? Marching? Who gets to lug the generator? How
|about that 300 watt amp? Or do you have that 200 foot coiled cord
|going to the guitar? Back when I played bass for a partial living
|I had a 30 foot cord so I could walk down into the audience and
|yak with people during particularly boring bass sequences, but
|I sure couldn't have marched very far.
|C'mon now - this is getting ridiculous! Don't you mean pep band?
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