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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000065.txt from 2002/06

From: (William Wright)
Subj: Re: [kl] Roll out the barrel....
Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2002 03:30:01 -0400

<><> Tony=A0Pay wrote:
I have an three very similar English instruments [snip] None of
these instruments has a barrel at all, and I assert further that neither
does the one in the photograph. Now, what can I possibly mean by that?

....well, I missed my opportunity to ask you for a closer look, didn't
I? <rueful smle> I saw Brymer's statement that "Older clarinets
did not possess one" [a barrel], and so I assume that the enlargments
which I see in the photograph are foundations for keys, not joints?


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