Vol. 4, No. 102


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Contrabass-list Wed, 28 Jan 1998 Volume 1 : Number 102

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Date: Wed, 28 Jan 1998 13:07:37 -0800
From: Grant Green <gdgreen@contrabass.com>
Subject: Archives Updated


I've just finished updating all the archives - basically the entire Vol. 4 to date. See http://www.contrabass.com/contra-archive/c-arch4.html for the index page.

I seem to recall having a few issues in between Vol. 2 and Vol. 4 (corresponding to the gap between when we used SmartList as our list software, and before we got PostOffice going. At the moment, I can only find one 1 digest. Makes for a rather thin volume. Does anyone else still have copies of any other "Vol. 3" digests lying around?



Date: Wed, 28 Jan 1998 13:11:48 -0800
From: Grant Green <gdgreen@contrabass.com>
Subject: Re: Sub-Contrabassoon

Here's a message I received recently. Can anyone shed some light on this? Is this the apocryphal subcontrabassoon, or something else entirely?


>From: Ekbsn <Ekbsn@aol.com>
>Date: Tue, 27 Jan 1998 23:41:03 EST
>Subject: Re: Sub-Contrabassoon

> The guiness book of world records says (excluding the organ):
> The sub contrabass clarinet can reach C4 (16.4 hz.) In 1873 a Sub-
>Double bassoon was able to reach B4 (14.6 hz) but no survivng specimen is
> The pipe organ has the real record with C5 (8.12 hz)

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