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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000763.txt from 1998/04

From: C E Field <CEField@-----.com>
Subj: Re: Re: head pressure (was re: reeds and oboes)
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 1998 11:28:27 -0400

In a message dated 4/15/98 10:11:28 AM, you wrote:

<<Hey some of us play oboe (although definitely consider ourselves a
"clarinetist who plays oboe" not an oboeist!)>>

Ditto. My oboe skills are less than desirable but I have learned a lot from
playing the instrument. For instance, I now carry a little water cup to soak
clarinet reeds prior to performances. If nothing else, I look "cool" (or
neurotic depending on your opinion of this). Also, my ill-fated attempts at
making my own oboe reeds have at least taught me how to adjust my clarinet
reeds. In fact, I carry my oboe reed knife in my clarinet case.

Cindy

   
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