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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000655.txt from 2003/10

From: "Gene Nibbelin" <>
Subj: RE: [kl] For Erik the drooling trombonist - Soprano Trombone
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 23:28:28 -0400

Allen & All -

Any engineers and instrument builders out there want to try a "slide
clarinet". Has anyone ever tried it? Boggles the mind, doesn't it? LOL

Gene N.

-----Original Message-----
From: Allen J. Levin []
Subject: Re: [kl] For Erik the drooling trombonist

About 20 years ago a local band director was toying with teaching the
clarinet and flute players to learn slide trumpet for marching band, so
that they could be heard on a football field. I have always assumed that
the instruments were available.

Noooo, he didn't follow through with it.

At 07:14 PM 10/23/03 -0400, you wrote:
>At 02:03 PM 10/23/2003 -0700, Dan Leeson wrote:
>Erik, you of course have the best part of the three trombones, but are you
>aware that there is a small possibility that there are supposed to be four
>trombones in that piece? The missing trombone is a soprano, also called a
>slide trumpet.

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