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 Contra Alto Clarinet... Ligature & Reeds
Author: PipeTobacco 
Date:   2021-04-19 21:37

Hello Everyone:

I am a first time poster but reader for quite a while. I have a few questions I am hoping to receive advice upon. The need for advice stems from my need to order the materials I am hoping to order ONLINE as there are no B & M establishments near me to acquire them:

I have recently acquired a Contra Alto Clarinet that I am eager to refurbish and play (I primarily play Bass Clarinet). It is an old beast and does need some TLC from me before it will be playable. However, I am hoping to buy two items that are missing, and I need advise for possibilities:

1. I need to buy a simple, probably a "traditional" two screw, nickle plated ligature. The mouthpiece I have is a standard Bundy 3 facing. My question.... I was wondering if anyone would know.... would a standard barisax ligature be the appropriate size for this mouthpiece/horn? I can find many more options (and less expensive options to boot) in the barisax searches for ligatures I have done compared to contra alto clarinet.

From what I can gather, it *appears* from photos that the barisax mouthpiece is pretty darn similar in size to a contra alto clarinet mouthpiece..... so.... if so, do you know if the barisax ligature would work?

2. In a similar vein, I am wondering/hoping that perhaps barisax reeds and contra alto clarinet reeds of the same size (at least in width)? Does anyone know if this is true or false? Again, I ask because I have many more options with regard to getting barisax reeds compared to contra alto clarinet reeds.

Thank you for your time and consideration of these questions!

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PipeTobacco 2021-05-01 20:46 
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LCL 2021-04-20 21:08 
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PipeTobacco 2021-05-01 20:47 
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Ebclarinet1 2021-04-20 21:47 
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