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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000142.txt from 1999/04

From: "Marty Marks" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Material irrelivant comment
Date: Sat, 3 Apr 1999 10:12:36 -0500

----- Original Message -----
From: Edwin V. Lacy <>
Subject: Re: [kl] Material irrelivant comment

> On Fri, 2 Apr 1999, David Renaud wrote:
> > Material does vibrate.
> > Material vibration does effect sound.. because...
> > Proof: Grab your barrel with your hand while playing. Listen to
> > change in timbre. Same tube, reed, temperature, performer, moment...
> > different sound. This proves restricting vibration of material by
> > contact alters tone despite all else being identical.
> but I can't believe for a moment wood/plastic makes no difference.
> That's part of the problem. This really isn't a matter of "belief." We
> are not discussing religion here.
> Ed Lacy
I am now blowing an open G with my hand around the barrel. There is
absolutely no change in sound.
Marty Marks>

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