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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000580.txt from 1998/03

From: "Scott Morrow" <sdm@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: Standing with Bass/Colgrass Urban Requiem
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 1998 15:49:28 -0500

I just use a strap.
In a pinch, when I haven't had a strap, I've put my left foot up on a chair
and "hooked" the lip of the bell over my leg for added support.
-Scott

Scott D. Morrow
DNA Synthesis Core Facility
Department of Biochemistry
The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health
Baltimore, MD 21205
(410) 955-3631

-----Original Message-----
From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Date: Sunday, March 08, 1998 10:32 PM
Subject: Re: Standing with Bass/Colgrass Urban Requiem

>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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