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 Re: Bass clarinet register experiment
Author: fuglen 
Date:   2006-05-27 23:13



"It could also be, however, that finding and changing the "something else" would also solve the problem without, e.g., introducing intonation issues."

Maybe the "something else" could have something to do with the neck angle.
If the register hole is smaller on the "privilege" than on the "37" they probably did so to compensate for the more Buffet-like angel. As I stated in an earlier post, I have some experience with altering the angel on Alto sax necks. I can guarantee that a change in the angel (on alto saxophone) affects intonation (among other things). Especially in the higher register (Bb and up). My guess is that a smaller register vent is needed on the BC´s with a more clarinet-like angel to avoid those intonation problems. ("the intonation is scarcely affected; higher on B-flat, B, and C." according to Mr. Volta)
I haven't got the privilege neck yet, so I cannot confirm that the inside tube diameter on this model is actually smaller. It would be nice to get some input from privilege owners about that.

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