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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000221.txt from 2002/05

From: "Moshe Berlin" <berlim@-----.net>
Subj: Re: [kl] Crystal Mouthpieces
Date: Wed, 8 May 2002 17:10:22 -0400

Yes, The new one is "Nigun" model and the old one is called "Klezmer".

Moshe
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeremy A Schiffer" <schiffer@-----.edu>
Subject: Re: [kl] Crystal Mouthpieces

>
> When you mention the "mouthpiece[s] produced by Pomarico according to
> Giora's spesifications" are you referring to the Nigun model, or something
> different?
>
> thanks,
>
> jeremy
>
>
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> On Wed, 8 May 2002, Moshe Berlin wrote:
>
> > Dan,
> >
> > I was meaning to say how excellent are the mouthpieces.
> >
> > Moshe Berlin
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Daniel Leeson" <leeson0@-----.net>
> > To: <klarinet@-----.org>
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2002 7:30 PM
> > Subject: Re: [kl] Crystal Mouthpieces
> >
> >
> > > Moshe, in my opinion, anyone who would go to a Feidman concert just to
> > > buy a mouthpiece, and then go home without hearing Feidman's glorious
> > > playing, does not deserve to buy a mouthpiece. Such a person is a
> > > putz!!
> > >
> > > Dan Leeson
> > >
> > > Moshe Berlin wrote:
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "Jeremy A Schiffer" <schiffer@-----.edu>
> > > > To: <klarinet@-----.org>
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2002 5:44 PM
> > > > Subject: RE: [kl] Crystal Mouthpieces
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Now, for the last year, I have become involved in Klezmer playing,
and
> > > > > am finding that the Vandoren mouthpiece isn't cutting it anymore.
I
> > > > > recently read that Giora Feidman plays on a Pomarico crystal, and
> > would
> > > > > like to try those out, because I love his sound. Here's the
qualities
> > that
> > > > > I'm looking for in a mouthpiece: ability to play loudly, very
> > important to
> > > > > be heard over the rest of the band when you play clarinet; ability
to
> > > > > manipulate pitch easily, for the standard ornamentations;
preferably a
> > > > > somewhat focused tone, as I don't like my sound spreading; ability
to
> > > > > blow HARD in the altissimo register and not squeak, for obvious
> > reasons;
> > > > > as good of intonation as possibly, because it's one of my
weaknesses.
> > > > >
> > > > Giora Feidman is playing on a Pomarico crystal mouthpiece. His
> > > > mouthpieces are produced by Pomarico according to his
specifications.
> > They
> > > > are intendent to give the most free musical expression of clarinet
> > playing.
> > > > I am playing these mouthpieces in Israel (Klezmer), and any time
Giora
> > come
> > > > to Israel for a visit, we spend time on examining and choosing the
best
> > > > mouthpiece. I am very satisfied with every new mouthpiece. Giora
told me
> > > > that on his concerts he sells mouthpieces, and was never asked to
take
> > back
> > > > un fitted mouthpiece. He told me that people are coming to the
concert
> > hall
> > > > only to get the mouthpieces and then back to home without staying
for
> > the
> > > > concert. Every mouthpiece produced by Pomarico according to Giora's
> > > > spesifications is checke personally by Giora before offering it to
the
> > > > public.
> > > >
> > > > I hope it helps
> > > >
> > > > Moshe Berlin
> > > >
>
>
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