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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000195.txt from 1998/03

From: "David B. Niethamer" <>
Subj: Re: Corkgrease
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 1998 23:49:43 -0500

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jack Kissinger <kissingerjn@-----.EDU>
>Date: Monday, March 02, 1998 4:15 PM
>Subject: Re: Corkgrease
>>Speaking of cork grease, I never have any trouble greasing my clarinet
>>except for the corks under the two keys that I play with my left-hand
>>index finger. They always give me a devil of a time. How do the rest
>>of you keep grease on these corks? Is there a special tool I need to

And Scott Morrow responded:
>I just grease around them as best I can, then assemble the joints and twist
>them around (without bending keys!) to redistribute the grease!

on 3/2/98 6:10 PM, wrote:

>Um, Scott, I think Jack's note was supposed to be a joke.

whereas Scott's response was perfectly serious ;-)


David Niethamer
Principal Clarinet, Richmond Symphony

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