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Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2000 07:10:48 -0400
From: "Robert S. Howe" <>
Subject: Musical Instrument Museum Catalog

This morning I found that I have two extra copies of the illustrated
catalog of the Musee de la Musique, Paris, which I visited in August
1999.  It's in English, 66 pages, profusely illustrated, highlights
include a case of 8 Sarrusophones, serpents, a case of instruments by
Sax (including his revolutionary bass clarinet, which is essentialy
straight*), numerous examples of instruments from the French court
including Hotteterre recorders, and a Grassi curved cor anglais, a
Richters tenor oboe and an Eichentopf oboe d'amore.  Write me privately
if interested.

Robert Howe

* {and thus CAN be played "bells up" as commanded by Mahler [this for
the Klarinet list]}
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