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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001042.txt from 1998/03

From: Jacqueline Eastwood <eastwooj@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: Neck straps
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 1998 18:27:18 -0500

On Thu, 19 Mar 1998, M.W.F. wrote:

> Vis-a-vis the discussion on neckstraps for B flat clarinets for those
> who suffer from various thumb or shoulder pain, does anyone know if
> neckstraps are helpful for those of us suffering from right elbow pain?
> Thanks,
> MF

Yes, it helped me anyway. I hold my horn up and out a little more than I
used to, and the strap helps with the weight. The less my elbow is
bent, the more comfortable I am. Can't hurt to try it, anyway.

Jacqueline Eastwood
University of Arizona/Arizona Opera Orchestra

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