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Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 16:48:57 -0700
From: Grant Green
Subject: [CB] Absentee Bidding anyone?

Well, too late to fly out to Vichy (and it looks like its a 4-5 hour drive from Paris).  I *do* have, however, an absentee bidding form (in Word format) that you can download at

I probably won't be able to talk my wife into letting me bid on anything, so don't hold back on my account ;-)

Best of luck!


Grant Green          
Sarrusophones & other Contrabass Winds


Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 07:26:06 -0700 (PDT)
From: Andrew Phillips
Subject: [CB] Contrabass a anche on eBay

   Contrabass a anche up on eBay.  It looks exactly like the one on the wall of the Orsi factory in one of the pictures on the site.  Bidding right at 1500 with the reserve not met.

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From: JolivetDVM
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 16:56:35 EDT
Subject: Re: [CB] Sarrusophone Recital

    The recital will be recorded and usually copies are offered for sale through the IDRS .  No videotaping is done as far as I know, however. 
Michel  Jolivet

Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 17:37:09 -0500
From: Jim Quist
Subject: Re: [CB] extreme tuba?

> As you will read from the Chisham discussion, I consider the Kruspe
> examplifying another way to route double instruments, whereas Rick D. sees
> it as a 7 valve F tuba. As usual Rick is formally right, whereas I, also as
> usual, modestly will have to represent the thruth of the mode of function.

As a follow-up to our thread of April 24, 2002 , below is a note from the buyer, just received.


---begin original message---

"I am still exploring  and trying to discover which combination of the four valves enables a given understanding when I purchased the horn was that  with the correct combination of the four valves.....the horn has capabilities of BBb, EEb, CC, F horns...."

"So far I have been able to get close enough to a CC horn...but  needing plenty of alternate fingerings...etc...etc...the sound is not as full as my Amati.......the biggest problem so far, other than finding the right valves, would be playing in tune.........."

"The horn is beautiful and,  for me, a great collector's I must continue to experiment....don't know where to get info re: the mechanics of playing this horn."


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