Klarinet Archive - Posting 000970.txt from 1998/03
From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: my Leblanc Basset Clarinet
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 1998 19:20:58 -0500
On Tue, 17 Mar 1998, Jacqueline Eastwood wrote:
> Great minds obviously think alike, because I sent him the very same advice
> before I read your message!
But, as I read your message, for different reasons than Dan...... Dan's
reasons were backed with experience and understanding.....he owned two.
You asked me why I would only own one when all the literature called for
two......I believe I responded regarding at least two works that only
require one basset horn.
> One of my top goals in life is to do exactly
> what you did: buy a pair of basset horns and become rich playing &
> leasing them! Of course, one does need the capital outlay to begin with,
> and I don't have anything remotely resembling a "disposable income" at
> this point in my life -- any investors out there?
Sometimes one must buy and hope for the best rather than wait for the
golden apple to fall.
> My other goals are 1) finish the $%&*( dissertation I started in 1995 (I
> have until Spring 1999 to complete it) and 2) get married! But don't
> tell my boyfriend -- it's still sort of a secret from him, and I want it
> to be a surprise! ;+)
Thanks for sharing.