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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000538.txt from 1998/03

From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: Standing with Bass/Colgrass Urban Requiem
Date: Sun, 8 Mar 1998 22:27:26 -0500

I saw Lawrie Bloom solo with the Chicago Symphony.......he didn't need a
strap.....just a long peg. It really depends on the bass/neck......

Roger Garrett

On Sun, 8 Mar 1998, David McClune wrote:

> I heard the World Premiere of the Urban Requiem two years ago, increadable
> piece. For the standing solo, try buying a 1/4 inch round and 24 inch long
> steel rod from a "Home Depot" type store. I would replace the short peg
> which comes with the bass clarinet, measure how long of a rod you need and
> cut off the extra. You know have a standable bass clarinet. I also would
> use a strap to keep the horn steady.
>
> Good luck
> Dr. David McClune
> Professor of Clarinet
> Director of Bands
> Union University
> Jackson, TN 38305
> 901-661-5294-office
>
>

   
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