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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000561.txt from 2002/05

From: Mark Gustavson <mgustav@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [kl] Tongue depressor reed
Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 12:35:45 -0400

That must have been depressing.

Mark

William Wright wrote:

> Just in case anyone besides me was wondering if you really need to use
> cane for reeds.....
>
> I finished (finally, after putting the project aside for a few weeks)
> making a reed from a tongue depressor. I wetted it for 30 seconds and
> then played a long tone. It worked, nice clear note! But then I
> tried to play a second long tone, and I could feel the reed turning into
> 'cardboard' and collapsing as I played. I was not able to complete the
> tone or start a new one.
>
> Cheers,
> Bill

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