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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000127.txt from 2004/10

From: "Forest Aten" <forestaten@-----.net>
Subj: RE: [kl] D clarinets
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2004 16:56:50 -0400


-----Original Message-----
From: CBA [mailto:clarinet10001@-----.com]
Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 2:49 PM
To: klarinet@-----.org
Subject: [kl] D clarinets

Dan,

Just how many pieces would call for a D clarinet? I have been
thinking of getting one in the future, but I am not sure that
the number of pieces requiring it would warrant such a purchase.

Also, I was wondering about if one person has a D clarinet, and
the other has an Eb, when 2 of these beasts are required (I
believe Mahler does require 2 in one piece) does it cause more
problems than it is worth?

Kelly Abraham
Woodwinds - Computer Geek
Hattiesburg, MS
--- dnleeson <dnleeson@-----.net> wrote:

Kelly,

I wouldn't buy that D until you've got a job that will allow you to use
it....every couple of years or so. ;-)

Most of us transpose. Paul Garner, the Associate/Eb player in Dallas has a
very nice Buffet D clarinet. It's a good clarinet...and it's played by a
good player. No problems.

Hope all is well.

Forest Aten

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