Advertising and Web Hosting on Woodwind.Org!

Woodwind.OrgThe Clarinet BBoardThe C4 standard

  BBoard Equipment Study Resources Music General    
 New Topic  |  Go to Top  |  Go to Topic  |  Search  |  Help/Rules  |  Smileys/Notes  |  Log In   Previous Message  |  Next Message 
 RE: articulated C#-G#
Author: Anji 
Date:   2001-07-29 12:16

Is it possible to borrow a Full-Boehm horn in your neighborhood?

The positioning of these keys on the Soprano is tight, I fumble across the articulated G# more often than I would care to admit on my Full-Boehm Buffets.

The modern versions or these are VERY expensive, so a retrofit might be cost effective.


This is a one way trip, that may adversely effect the tone character of the horn
(could make it better, but best to prepare for the worst!), taking out the mods afterwards seems dicey.

I would poll John Butler and Gordon (NZ) along with Jimmy Yan to see what they think about the surgery.

I saw a web-page devoted to a Basset horn retrofit that might be up your alley.

If I can find the site, I'll post it later (lotsa thumb Gizmos on the horn, no thumbrest and a necessary thumbrest); this incorporated many of the features you describe in an elegant package.


 Reply To Message  |  Avail. Forums  |  Flat View   Newer Topic  |  Older Topic 

 Topics Author  Date
 articulated C#-G#  new
Francesca 2001-07-29 03:12 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
Robert Small 2001-07-29 06:31 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
Anji 2001-07-29 12:16 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
Gordon (NZ) 2001-07-29 14:31 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
jbutler 2001-07-29 15:58 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
ron b 2001-07-29 22:25 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
Larry Garges 2001-07-29 23:03 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
Micaela 2001-07-30 01:07 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
jim lande 2001-07-30 03:59 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
jim lande 2001-07-30 03:59 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
Gordon (NZ) 2001-07-31 11:54 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
Micaela 2001-07-31 16:59 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
David Pegel 2001-08-01 00:24 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
DeletedUser 2018-03-11 04:43 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
Wes 2018-03-15 08:51 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
Robert Small 2001-08-01 01:54 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
Gordon (NZ) 2001-08-01 08:30 
 RE: articulated C#-G#  new
Dee 2001-08-05 03:11 
 Re: articulated C#-G#  new
donald 2018-03-11 08:56 
 Re: articulated C#-G#  new
Chris P 2018-03-11 12:56 
 Re: articulated C#-G#  new
jonathan.wallaceadams 2018-03-15 08:27 
 Re: articulated C#-G#  new
Barry Vincent 2018-03-15 12:54 
 Re: articulated C#-G#  new
2cekce 2018-03-16 04:27 

 Avail. Forums  |  Need a Login? Register Here 
 User Login
 User Name:
 Remember my login:
 Forgot Your Password?
Enter your email address or user name below and a new password will be sent to the email address associated with your profile.
Search Woodwind.Org

Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

The Clarinet Pages
is sponsored by:

For Sale
Put your ads for items you'd like to sell here. Free! Please, no more than two at a time - ads removed after two weeks.

Great reeds available from around the world

Mouthpieces & Barrels
Fine makers of mouthpieces and barrels, from wood to crystal to hard rubber and plastic

Accessories that every clarinetist needs - reed makers and shapers, ligatures, greases, oils, and preservatives ... and more!

Major events especially for clarinetists

Instrument repairs, restorations, adjustments, and overhauls.

Services and products too varied to categorize! Repair, recording, news

Music & Books
CDs, Sheet Music, and some of the greatest reference books ever written!

Retailers and manufacturers of clarinets, both modern and early replica

     Copyright © Woodwind.Org, Inc. All Rights Reserved    Privacy Policy    Contact