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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001509.txt from 1998/04

From: Bill Hausmann <>
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
451 Old Orchard Drive
Essexville, MI 48732
ICQ UIN 4862265

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