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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001509.txt from 1998/04

From: Bill Hausmann <bhausman@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [klarinet] All Metal Clarinets
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 1998 06:10:44 -0400

At 10:29 PM 4/26/98 EDT, Lesley McClelland wrote:
>but still, you can't look me in the eye and say that a metal clarinet sounds
>like a buffet grenadilla wood clarinet?

No, I can't say that. But that's like asking if a Ford Escort drives like
a Rolls-Royce. Yes, they both have steering wheels and pedals and engines
and such, but, while they are both definitely automobiles, the driving
experience differs in quality somewhat.

>i've heard them, they're interesting, but as my boss said when an older one
>was brought into the shop, and he was asked what was best to do with it, he
>answered, "they make really neat lamps..."
>
Yes, and they are real good for keeping in your car, since they can take
the heat, cold, etc., without complaint. That's where MINE is, ready at a
moment's notice.

Bill Hausmann bhausman@-----.com
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If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is too loud.

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