Contrabass Digest

To subscribe or unsubscribe, email



From: "Spencer Parks"
Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2000 22:52:02 CDT
Subject: Re: [CB] heavy contrabassoon

>You might try using a luggage carrier.  These are typically available
>as folding frames with wheels, and often come with elastic cords for
>securing one's luggage to the frame.  I just picked up one for my
>wife (who typically lugs a number of heavy briefcases) at a
>department store for US$10.  The carrier itself is relatively light,
>and folds flat.  You could use one by strapping both contra and
>bassoon to it, standing on end, although the contra is likely to be
>far taller than the carrier.  It may be a bit awkward, but would
>definitely save you from a lot of lifting.

When I was in junior high, I used a suitcase carrier for my baritone sax.
It helped so much.

Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at

Share information about yourself, create your own public profile at

***End of Contrabass Digest***

Next Digest ->
Previous Digest <-