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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000657.txt from 2001/05

From: Ann H Satterfield <annhsatt@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [kl] Crazy Parade Thing (Answer expanded)
Date: Sat, 26 May 2001 11:46:54 -0400

On Sat, 26 May 2001 07:02:08 -0400 "Patricia Spillane Smith"
<pattiesmith@-----.net> writes:
> Ken Shaw wrote, re: the old Bundy "screamers" issued to military
> musicians for parade use:
>
> I'm not sure it made much difference with the Bundys, which were
> pretty much invulnerable to abuse.
snip

Bundies are indestructable. I used one once as a club during a high
school marching band practice.
One of the boys had been pestering me (adolescent admiration annoying
stuff) and after he pulled the reed & ligature off my clarinet and then
pulled my hair, I yelled and grabbed the bell of the Bundy and whapped
his arm to get him to let go.

Fortunately I didn't injure him. Or the clarinet.

The rest of the story, for those interested...
We got along fine after that incident, kind of being friends. He was
wild and a mess, but he would talk to me about real things rather than
blustering and bullying.

Ann

Ann Satterfield
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Central Florida~~~~~~~
Principal clarinet, Imperial SO & Music Manager, ISO
Adjunct Faculty & Instrumental Assistant PolkCC

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