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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000248.txt from 2001/07

From: Audrey Travis <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Re:Mouthpieces recommendations - worth??
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2001 04:27:36 -0400

So Roger, what "do" you mean by these statements? Perhaps pros understand what
you're talking about, but I don't. How do you 'approach' the horn, and how would
that differ from someone who chooses a Smith or Hawkins mouthpiece? Can you
provide some detail, please?


Audrey wrote:

> Smith and Hawkins - recommended for the student who approaches the horn
> differently that me or than I teach in terms of air use and style of "grip"
> in the embouchure. What the heck does that mean?????

> More likely, all those
> mentioned have different approaches to the horn/setup that, while
> insignificant in most ways, affect choice of mouthpiece.

> But in his favor, he teaches a particular
> approach that, when implemented properly, will encourage the use of that
> kind of mouthpiece. No problem here. And people wonder why students play
> on their teachers' mouthpiece?

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