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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000171.txt from 2003/06

From: Joe West <west.12@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: [kl] Mouth piece finishing
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2003 09:09:28 -0400

Did you reduce the overhaul length of the mouthpiece? Does this open
up the lyre? Is that the correct term lyre, the width of the opening.

If so what would a different reed do say an alto reed?

At 10:31 AM 6/5/2003 -0400, Tim Parks wrote:
>I did worst than that. Oddily enough I, too, had a chipped Selmer. I filed
>the tip. I even used real fine sandpaper on it.
>it looks great. does not play at all. not even a sick duck sound. I most
>likely need a #1 reed since the tip opening is sooooo big. Oh the fun we
>have......
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Joe West" <west.12@-----.edu>
>To: <klarinet@-----.org>
>Sent: Thursday, June 05, 2003 9:44 AM
>Subject: [kl] Mouth piece finishing
>
>
> > Greetings all
> >
> > I tried my hand at altering an old Selmer Goldentone I had laying around.
> > I recorded a scale with the old then changed the lay of the piece.
> >
> > Egads horrible. I suspect I took to much off the tip. I sounds like a
>duck.
> > Not much though, a mere two thousands.
> >
> > Until I get more experience I think I will leave the mouth pieces to the
> > experts.
> >
> > Joe
> >
> >
> >
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