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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000344.txt from 1999/01

From: Roger Garrett <>
Subj: Re: [kl] question
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 1999 04:50:06 -0500

On Sun, 10 Jan 1999, David Renaud wrote:
> In light of this---?? Have you tried the "Vintage" model,based on this earlier
> design, and would you say it was a better horn
> then the R13, to your taste.
> I find the throat tones too different on the "Vintage" compared
> to what I am use to in the R13.
> Dave Renaud

Dave -

No, I have have not tried the Vintage model. I found the 1963 R-13 to be
of the highest caliber clarinet that I have tried in many, many years.
The throat tones were right on pitch.

I don't know what this means - just what I have experienced.

Roger Garrett
Professor of Clarinet
Director - Concert Band, Symphonic Winds & Titan Band
Advisor - Recording Studio
Illinois Wesleyan University

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