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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000295.txt from 2004/08

From: "Matthew Lloyd" <>
Subj: [kl] Putting the damn clarinet together - the politically correct way and the other ways.
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 15:41:36 -0400

I store mine with upper and lower still attached - so just add bell and

Seems like I am a reprobate.


-----Original Message-----
Sent: 10 August 2004 02:37
Subject: Re: [kl] re: Ligature

Why would it matter...I never noticed how I did it...let me think...I do
top 1/2 stuff then the bottom 1/2 stuff...I I bad because of
that??? Is there a way it should be??? I tought myself how to put mine


In a message dated 8/9/2004 6:13:52 PM Pacific Standard Time, writes:
How about that- I assemble mine the "official" way- this is something I
never even thought about! Very interesting.


At 09:09 PM 8/9/2004, you wrote:
>Okay, I have another question, I have one of those ligatures where the
>screws are facing the player and on the right side. Why would a player
>the screws on the left side (or is that for left handed players?)
>Also, I was taught to put my clarinet together upper/lower first, then
>barrel, and lastly mouthpiece. I have noticed that the "official" way
>lower/bell, then upper/barrel, then upper/lower and last the
>Does it make that much difference? Or was I just taught wrong?
>Rose Harrison

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