Advertising and Web Hosting on Woodwind.Org!

Klarinet Archive - Posting 001426.txt from 1999/01

From: "Ed Maurey" <edsshop@-----.ca>
Subj: Re: [kl] selmer centered tone and Series 9
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 21:53:17 -0500

Tom,

I hope you don't have to much else to add. It's 10:50 here in Eastern
Canada and I've got to hit the sack.

Good night, Tom, and thanks again for your help last summer.

Ed Maurey

----------
> From: Ed Maurey <edsshop@-----.ca>
> To: klarinet@-----.org
> Subject: Re: [kl] selmer centered tone and Series 9
> Date: Thursday, January 28, 1999 10:33 PM
>
> Tom,
>
> I've got three anomolies! The unlipped middle twelfths don't cause the
> needle to budge on my Bb, A abd C Selmer Series 9's. As I said they're
> really nice to play in tune.
>
> Ed Maurey
>
> ----------
> > From: TOM RIDENOUR <klarinet@-----.net>
> > To: klarinet@-----.org
> > Subject: Re: [kl] selmer centered tone and Series 9
> > Date: Thursday, January 28, 1999 10:21 PM
> >
> > Ed Maurey wrote:
> > I can't agree with Tom Ridenour that it
> > >has lower chalumeau
> > >sharpness. Perhaps he hasn't tested them with an electronic tuner.
The
> > >needle practically stands still! It is the easiest, stabilest,
> smoothest
> > >clarinet I' ve ever played.
> > >
> > Ed,
> > If you have a series 9 or a centered tone that has a low "A" and "Bb"
> that
> > are not twenty or more cents sharper......on an electronic
tuner....than
> > the clarion "E" and "F" from those same tone holes you have an anomaly
> > indeed.
> > The bore of the standard series 9 is .585 as I recall.
> > Low register sharpness it probably the greatest single reason players
in
> > the 50's switched in droves to the small bore clarinet, which Robert
> Carree
> > has made acceptable in tone with his polycylindrical upper joint cone.
> > I, personally, have never played a clarinet over 14.7mm (.5785) that
did
> > not have some degree of sharpness problems on the low "A" and other
> tones.
> > I can certainly play the low register of these clarinets in tune, but
> only
> > with gross shape distortion and loss of center in the sound to lower
the
> > pitch.
> > Now in jazz, that doesn't matter so much as when you play classical
music
> > with a key board or other chamber musicians, which is about all I ever
> did
> > or cared to do.
> > tom
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > Unsubscribe from Klarinet, e-mail: klarinet-unsubscribe@-----.org
> > Subscribe to the Digest: klarinet-digest-subscribe@-----.org
> > Unsubscribe from the Digest:
> > Additional commands: klarinet-help@-----.org
> > Other problems: klarinet-owner@-----.org
>
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Unsubscribe from Klarinet, e-mail: klarinet-unsubscribe@-----.org
> Subscribe to the Digest: klarinet-digest-subscribe@-----.org
> Additional commands: klarinet-help@-----.org
> Other problems: klarinet-owner@-----.org

-------------------------------------------------------------------------
Unsubscribe from Klarinet, e-mail: klarinet-unsubscribe@-----.org
Subscribe to the Digest: klarinet-digest-subscribe@-----.org
Additional commands: klarinet-help@-----.org
Other problems: klarinet-owner@-----.org

   
     Copyright © Woodwind.Org, Inc. All Rights Reserved    Privacy Policy    Contact charette@woodwind.org