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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001288.txt from 1998/03

Subj: Re: This business of instrumental substitution
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 1998 17:40:01 -0500

It can't be "RAY-fur" because then it would be spelt "Ralpher"


"Joshua M. Coleman" <joshcole@-----.Edu> on 03/27/98 12:54:51 PM

Please respond to
cc: (bcc: BKruse/Mindscape)
Subject: Re: This business of instrumental substitution

> 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
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
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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