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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000689.txt from 2000/09

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: Re: [kl] A Definetly Different Opinion on clarinet (not my
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2000 20:54:51 -0400

At 08:08 PM 9/22/2000 EDT, you wrote:
>I was recently talking to a giutar player about music. I mentioned that I
>looking at two wooden clarinets, as I wanted to get a new one (Leblanc
>40 and 45, if you care). When he asked how much I was going to have to pay,
>and I told him the price, he said it was a rip off. All clarinets sound the
>same, according to him. This made me kinda mad, because he evidently did not
>know the first thing about clarinet playing. Later in the convrosation, I
>found out he didn't know that material, reed, mouthpiece, and player make a
>difference in sound quality. You meet some strange ideas out there!
You should have asked, "Don't all GUITARS sound the same, too?"

Bill Hausmann
451 Old Orchard Drive
Essexville, MI 48732 ICQ UIN 4862265

If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is too loud.

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