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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000398.txt from 1999/06

From: Note Staff Unlimited <>
Subj: Re: [kl] re: Jeegers Mouthpieces
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 1999 20:52:46 -0400

To David Blumberg,

Sorry David, I have just been working thru' the 100's of posts since I got my
computer back and found this draft which I hadn't sent.

David Glenn

David Blumberg schrieb:

> There are also mouthpieces for different bites (overbite, underbite, etc.) by
> Piet Jeegers (who will be at the Ostend Clarinetfest this year with his
> clarinet
> choir)
> David
> David Glenn
> -------------------------------
> Have you tried them, and how do they play? Are they high quality mouthpieces?
> They solve the occlusion problem by having an angle to the mouthpiece after
> exiting the cork area curving either up or down (depending on the occlusion
> type) so that the Clarinet can be kept at aprox. knee level. Many players
> who have an overbite have to tuck in the Clarinet to be able to play.
> Piet's M.P.'s are designed to make it so that the Clarinet can stay in the
> "normal position" around the knees.
> David Blumberg
> ---------------------------------------------------

Hi, David,

Well, I didn't really try them out thoroughly. I once ordered one to try for a
pupil of mine with an unusual bite. She immediately fell in love with it. Haven't
seen her for a couple of years as she stopped when she changed schools. Sorry I
can't tell you any more about them.

David Glenn

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