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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001286.txt from 1998/03

From: "Joshua M. Coleman" <joshcole@-----.Edu>
Subj: Re: This business of instrumental substitution
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 1998 17:39:59 -0500

> If the Bb clarinet is a "beefer", is the bass clarinet a Quarter Pounder,
> and the contrabass a Big Mac?
> For those of you who want to be more "dignified", I suggest we use the Latin

And I supposed the Ab sopranino would be called a small hamburger?

> "Re" for the D clarinet: we can now all refer to it proudly as a "Reefer".

I did a double take on that one, Scott. How exactly would that be
pronounced? "Reefer" as in (RAY-fur) or (REEF-uhr)?

Joshua M. Coleman

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