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    I was updating the "how to tell if you have a 6,...

    I was updating the "how to tell if you have a 6, 500, 800, or 880" stuff to my blog and I noticed something about the 6 Series baritones. Take a look at the low B, Bb and A keycups on this 1976...
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    I'm fairly sure that it's just "S-880," Jim, for...

    I'm fairly sure that it's just "S-880," Jim, for "soprano." SN for sopranino and SC for curved soprano.

    Oooh. And Ed's reading this thread right now ....

    ... and posted a minute before me :D.
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    Thanks, Helen. A question regarding your bari...

    Thanks, Helen. A question regarding your bari experience: did you play B-6 models or something newer? The reason I ask is because my experience with Yani has been with three Vito B-6 baris --...
  4. Thread: What's in a name

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    There are a lot of airports where I live and have...

    There are a lot of airports where I live and have lived that call themselves "international." If I live 200 miles from Mexico and used to live about 20 miles from Canada, "international" doesn't...
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    EDIT: this was a post from me regarding the...

    EDIT: this was a post from me regarding the differences between the curved soprano 800, and 880 models. I've updated it and posted it on my blog.
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    EDIT: this was a post from me regarding the...

    EDIT: this was a post from me regarding the differences between the baritone 6, 800, and 880 models. I've updated it and posted it on my blog.
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    EDIT: this was a post from me regarding the...

    EDIT: this was a post from me regarding the differences between the alto and tenor 500, 800, and 880 models. I've updated it and posted it on my blog.
  8. Thread: Musicalclarinet

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    One of the few rules we have here is to post in...

    One of the few rules we have here is to post in English. It's not because we're language snobs, it's because we're basically illiterate in everything else. So, posting in something other than...
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    Pinged. Thank you. ========= Another...

    Pinged. Thank you.

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    Another comment on the 880 Series: from what I've seen so far, all the 880s are stamped with "880." That makes my life a lot easier. I don't know about the 88...
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    Bio lab warning: don't eat while you're...

    Bio lab warning: don't eat while you're dissecting. You might forget which hand you have your sandwich in.
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    Flat-Sharp-Natural. "You'll initially play a...

    Flat-Sharp-Natural. "You'll initially play a little flat. Then you'll play a little sharp. It's just natural." :P
  12. Thread: Musicalclarinet

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    Que?

    Que?
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    EDIT: this was a post from me regarding the...

    EDIT: this was a post from me regarding the differences between the sopranino and straight soprano 6, 800, and 880 models. I've updated it and posted it on my blog.
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    I knew I forgot something. * I updated all the...

    I knew I forgot something.

    * I updated all the Yanagisawa pages on the main website (i.e. woodwindforum.com) to say that there's updated Yani information
    * There's a website I've mentioned before...
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    800 page posted. I'm stopping at this point...

    800 page posted.

    I'm stopping at this point because I really need to create a feature comparison page between the 6, 800, 880, and -- possibly -- the 500. I'm seeing way too much conflicting...
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    Update to the 500 posted. Too darn many articles...

    Update to the 500 posted. Too darn many articles I'm looking at.
  17. Thread: Pierret Madness

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    I'll see if I can re-find the pic. It's buried...

    I'll see if I can re-find the pic. It's buried in my trove of Yanagisawa sax research.

    I do think it's possible that the flute could be a stencil, but I doubt it. If Yani always sold stuff...
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    Sticky: Ah. Nice find, kymarto. A Pierret-built E. O....

    Ah. Nice find, kymarto. A Pierret-built E. O. Sylvester. It's pretty in a different way: keywork.

    2052

    I've seen maybe a half-dozen of these, over the years. I wrote that I think they could...
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    600 and 500 posted.

    600 and 500 posted.
  20. The continuing saga. As mentioned elsewhere, I...

    The continuing saga.

    As mentioned elsewhere, I am working on a major rewrite of the Yanagisawa article that Ed Svoboda wrote several years ago. For this project, I have to collect a bunch of...
  21. Thread: Pierret Madness

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    I used to be married to a trumpet player. Also,...

    I used to be married to a trumpet player. Also, because I know a thing or two about JW York and Couesnon, I occasionally get a question about brasswinds in my email. Those poor, poor souls.
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    Added 38 more horns. As a point of interest,...

    Added 38 more horns.

    As a point of interest, there's a 9930, 9932, 9933, 9935, and 9937. What happened to the other numbers (9931, 9934, 9936)?
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    Sticky: The Owls (http://www.theowlsmusic.com/) The...

    The Owls

    The amusing thing is that I was listening to this on a playlist. There's another group called "Owls" that's an "experimental emo indie band." There's a rather significant difference in...
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    I found a really nice sales website...

    I found a really nice sales website with a lot of great Yanagisawas and I'm currently wading through it. It's helping me a lot with getting a timeline a bit more firm -- after I figured out how...
  25. Thread: Bell Key Problem

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    IIRC, the oldest surviving sax, a baritone, had a...

    IIRC, the oldest surviving sax, a baritone, had a lot of (if not all), flat springs. That would probably make things more interesting, as far as regulating key height.

    Un momento. Ah. Here's...
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