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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000232.txt from 2005/08

From: kurtheisig@-----.net
Subj: Re: [kl] sharp alto clarinet
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2005 05:53:34 -0400

Vito is from Vito Pascucci---post WW II

-----Original Message-----
From: Gary Smith <gary622@-----.com>
Sent: Aug 12, 2005 5:49 AM
To: klarinet@-----.org
Subject: Re: [kl] sharp alto clarinet

I can think of a lot of ways to flatten an alto clarinet (broad wink
to the peanut gallery), but is it by chance a really, really old
instrument? The pitch standard in the early 20th century was a bit
higher for band instruments... if so, there isn't a lot you can do.

On 8/12/05, J W <claireannette@-----.com> wrote:
> I have in my possession a vito alto clarinet. It has been adjusted such
> that it plays well in all ranges. However; it is sharp over all. I have
> tried all adjustments I can think of and it still plays sharp. Any ideas on
> how to bring the over all pitch down to an acceptable level?
>
> THANKS
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