Type: Posts; User: Carl H.
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For a standard hard rubber Bb clarinet mouthpiece, an Eb clarinet ligature will not fit.
You might want to share the make/model of sax you picked up so cheap. We could recommend how to proceed if we knew if it was an old Conn or Buescher, or Bundy or some other thing.
The rumor was that the ship hauling these military instruments sank. That could be where all the horns with lyres are.
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I emailed about the marching lyre that was added - as another instance of repair work on the horn, but did not receive a reply about it - even with the photo showing an original...
5 on the RH includes a low Eb, which is optional and not a standard feature.
Current eBay auction for an Olds Super. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-F-E-Olds-Super-Olds-Alto-Sax-Unique-Key-Cups-RARE-Serial-1159-/161155832704?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2585a2db80
For that kind of money, you could also hire someone to just play the part and let them maintain and move the instrument.
Are you an experienced bass clarinet player or a doubler? Mouthpiece angle of approach may be a factor. Sticking a clarinet mouthpiece in your mouth the same angle as a sax mouthpiece can cause...
Interchangeable is a bit strong. Some equipment will fit instruments other than the instrument it was designed for. Bb clarinet ligatures will work on many HR alto sax mouthpieces. Some soprano sax...
It has been determined that almost everyone who died was breathing immediately before they died.
Hold your breath for a long life!
Given that everything else is the same, a bigger tip should play brighter than a smaller tip.
Generally as the tip size increases, the reeds chosen will get softer to achieve a similar level of...
Mine measures 20 13/16 with the tape measure hooked on the end of the bell to the shoulder of the upper joint.
Yours may be high pitch.
I have one very close. Measure the instrument with the bell and 2 big pieces, from the edge of the bell to the shoulder at the top, but not the portion with the cork on it. I'll look for mine and see...
Pete, just so you know, the early D Noblet horns were produces by ex Buffet factory workers in a factory across the road from the Buffet plant, and can be VERY good instruments. That they sell...
Which shop? There are a couple very good clarinet techs in MI.
Do you play clarinet?
What are you currently playing on?
I'm no expert, but I played a similar clarinet through and after college and thought it was quite good.
How much do you have invested in the instrument, and how much is the estimate for the work...
Yes, It's been up for months with nobody mentioning it.
I'm using the default and vote save your money.
I have a couple metal ones that sound fabulous!
I'm being serious too. They are quite good, and not the high end double walled fancy ones either.
Emailed seller about the length. His reply:
"Sorry ... I had used a template and forgot to revise. This is not an alto. It's a conn director clarinet."
(hey broccoli head, I know that, and play MH on baritone sax too :geezer2: )
Bari brand reeds have always run on the harder side of the scale to my way of viewing them. I think I keep one in my...