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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000730.txt from 2003/10

From: Roger Shilcock <roger.shilcock@-----.uk>
Subj: Re: [kl] Barousaphone- was slide clarinet
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 03:45:32 -0500

I hope you're not serious - an ophicleide has utterly different
keywork etc. from a sax.
The sousaphone mouthpiece would probably be seriously too big, anyway.
Roger S.

In message <5.1.0.14.0.20031028161900.029130f0@-----.org writes:
> If I remember correctly, a sousaphone mouthpiece on a baritone sax would be
> a keyed ophicleide!
>
> At 04:43 PM 10/27/03 -0800, you wrote:
> >When I was an undergraduate I played bari-sax in the Fresno State marching
> >band. My roomate (Tom Bingham -now director of bands at University of
> >Hawaii) played Sousaphone in the band. We discovered that with enough tape
> >around the Sousaphone lead pipe a bari-sax mouthpiece fit very well.
> >
> >The sound was what I would imagine a teradactyl
> >might emit in it's dying moments. Ah, how Gin and 7-up can fire the genius
> >of youth.
> >
> >Clark
> >
> >
> >
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