Klarinet Archive - Posting 000636.txt from 1998/04
From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: And apropos of old instruments....
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 1998 16:35:56 -0400
I believe that Bill's description is accurate....however, a good
technician can add this feature for very little money.
On Mon, 13 Apr 1998, Bill Hausmann wrote:
> At 09:46 AM 4/13/98 -0500, you wrote:
> >Ok, I have received the Buffet clainet with serial number 555. The
> >wood is in good condition - no discernible cracks or evidence of
> >crack repair.
> According to the serial number list on Sneezy, this instrument (#555 with
> no letter) dates from 1928! It probably predates the now-standard screw
> adjustment on the Ab key. You just had to be precise with the cork and pads.
> Bill Hausmann bhausman@-----.com
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> If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is too loud.