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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000418.txt from 2003/06

From: Bill Hausmann <bhausmann1@-----.net>
Subj: Re: [kl] offset tone holes/keys
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 18:12:10 -0400

At 07:16 PM 6/13/2003 +0000, Resurgere Jones wrote:
>The danger in posing a question like this is that I might get an answer,
>but what difference does it make acoustically where a tone hole is placed
>on the circumference of a horn body, as long as it's the right size,
>shape, and distance down the pipe?

Precisely my point. But these "old wives' tales" have amazing power and
longevity. Sort of like the ones about keys and moods.

Bill Hausmann

If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is TOO LOUD!

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