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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000119.txt from 2004/10

From: (Ormondtoby Montoya)
Subj: Re: [kl] Movie about fictional clarinet player
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2004 15:57:51 -0400

Krista wrote:

> wonder why there sax has an upside down
> mouthpiece and the ones in the books
> don't???

Did you know that most clarinets were played with the mouthpiece 'upside
down' many years ago? It was at least decades ago, perhaps a century
ago. I believe that someone on Klarinet once posted that he or she
does so on occasion even today.

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