Klarinet Archive - Posting 000160.txt from 1998/04
From: Hat NYC 62 <HatNYC62@-----.com>
Subj: False Teeth
Date: Sat, 4 Apr 1998 18:55:03 -0500
In a message dated 4/4/98 5:37:51 PM, you wrote:
<<Second, and since I'm only getting back into this, there is another issue.
I'm not a kid anymore. I've got (yuck) partials: rear partials for the
uppers, but an almost complete set of teeth for the lower. I have not
noticed anything odd as long as I remember to glue the damn things into my
mouth to keep them from rattling around. But I wonder if there CAN any
effect on playing--embouchure, etc.--caused by dentures.>>
Robert Marcellus played the last several years of his career with no teeth of
his own. This is why he had to play sitting down.