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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000590.txt from 2000/04

From: "Kevin Callahan" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Doubling?
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 23:35:31 -0400

>From: Bill Hausmann <>
>Subject: Re: [kl] Doubling?
>Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 21:45:30 -0400
>At 05:20 PM 4/13/2000 PDT, Kevin Callahan wrote:
> >To whom it may concern:


> >
>Yes, doubling IS a foreign idea to a brass player. It simply means playing
>more than one instrument on a gig, like show books frequently require (Bb
>clarinet, alto sax, and flute, for example). Nice for the >professional
>player to pick up extra doubling pay and or extra jobs because of the
>versatility, but a lot of work in the practice department!

This has been a a lot of work in the practice department.
So then, if I go professional, the more instruments I play, the
more I get paid?

>(To brass
>players, doubling means both straight AND cup mutes! :-) )

I do that every day :P

>The Vito is a good student-model instrument with a fairly large bore (.584
>in.). Basically, it is a plastic version of the Noblet. As a horn for
>someone who NOW doubles (trombone and clarinet) it should serve you well.

I noticed you were on ICQ. I am too. Nick's Kionon. I never remember my
number, but I invented the nick, and I've searched, I am the only one.

Kevin Callahan
Doubling? Have to mention that to my H.S. band director...
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