Klarinet Archive - Posting 000762.txt from 1998/03
From: Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns@-----.uk>
Subj: Re: Bass in A
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 1998 10:34:02 -0500
> I doubt if we will solve the problem here, but the A bass' origin
> is somewhat unclear in clarinet history. The little research I've
> done shows me that its origin was very much Germanic and one finds
> advertisements for them being played in German military bands.
ooh, basses in marching bands -- along with pianos, i hope?