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From: "Tom Izzo" <>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2000 01:04:33 -0600
Subject: Re: [CB] [Contra digest]

> > Has anyone ever heard of a C sousaphone before?

Yes, but I don't remember brand.

> No, but I have a CC helicon, Italian made 1860-1865.  The Italians also
> made tenor trombones in C,

Germans & Czechs too.
I have a rotory valve Valve Trombone by Meinlschmidt in C.
Amati & Cervenny also make Valve Trombones in C. The so-called "Preacher's
Trombone" was made in C & also C w Bb valve.

and I believe C clarinets as well.

Selmer, Leblanc, & Buffet to name a few, still make Clarinets in C. There
are even a few Bass Clarinets in C.



From: " haynes" <>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2000 17:29:16 EST
Subject: Re: [CB] Contra Bass Clarinet vs Contralto Clarinet

thanks grant!
btw: excuse my ignorance but whos Shouryu?

>also any charts for bass clarinet above super C?
>thanks in advance for your help!

I don't have anything on bass clarinet, but I'll bet that Shouryu can
suggest something...


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From: "Aaron Rabushka" <>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2000 10:09:32 -0600
Subject: Re: [CB] [Contra digest]

Is Meinlschmidt a precursor or successor to Meinl & Lauber?

Aaron J. Rabushka

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