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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000390.txt from 1998/04

From: (Pat Flannery)
Subj: Re: Me and My Girl
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 1998 17:39:57 -0400


Does this make any sense to you? It sure doesn't to me.

-Pat Flannery

>Laura posted:
>"I was wondering if anyone knows what instruments are used in the show
>"Me and My Girl", and what doubling there is, if any."

Bill Edinger replied:

>I'm sorry, Laura, but that show can't be tener. Sloppy, lazy, careless
>writing about musical ideas in
>words by one who is presumably skilled in both areas is as hard to
>excuse as a sloppy, lazy, careless performance. And, naturally, if your
>first language isn't English, you are no more to be criticized for
>English grammar than if you are a clarinettist playing the trumpet or
>oboe - some may be better than others.
>And responding with a "get used to it" or other such adolescent whine is
>about the same as flipping your digit and saying "[expletive] you, I'll
>do as I please." Not nice.
>Bill Edinger

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