Klarinet Archive - Posting 000430.txt from 1998/03
From: rack12 <rack12@-----.net>
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 1998 21:45:51 -0500
>Subject: Shopping for a new Ligature
> I am shopping for a new ligature. I saw a few ads for the Vandoren
>Optimum (spelling?). I currently have a B&G Revelation. I haven't tried any
>ligatures yet. I am looking for a preferably fabric ligature, but would
>metal one, if it's really good. Any suggestions??? I think the Rovners are
>pretty good too, and they are low in price.
> ~~Patrick Kwan
Before buying any ligature, I suggest trying the best of all possible
worlds....... a rubber band. The best response, sound and ease of
playing comes from using a simple rubber band as a ligature. If only it
weren't such a pain to put on and off.