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 RE: Who plays a Selmer Signature?
Author: Becky 
Date:   1999-09-07 23:52

My first wooden clarinet was a Selmer Signet. ( I now play on a Buffet r-13.) I am not sure if a signet is the same as a signature, though. To be perfectly frank, I hated the clarinet! I only still keep it for playing at school and marching band. However, I bought it used ( 1year, lightly used, good condition) but fixed it up a bit.
What I dilike the most about it is the keywork. I find it a challenge to reach some notes in faster passages becuae the keys are laid out inefficienly, in my opinion. For example, the clarion register b and c keys are placed too low and my pinky often slips off. This, of course, could be my own problem of having small hands.
I also wasn't really impressed with the tone. It's not very clear and even. You're probably wondering why did she buy it if it's such a bad instrument? At the time of purchase, I had nearly zero experience in recognising what good quality clarinets and tone is. I thought I was getting a good clarinet just becuz it was made of wood.
Well, hope this helps.

Becky



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