Vol. 4, No. 59

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Contrabass-list Wed, 10 Dec 1997 Volume 1 : Number 59

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Date: Wed, 10 Dec 1997 14:36:58 -0600
From: Nancy Golden (Music Survey) <MSurvey@music.cmm.unt.edu>
Subject: Musician Health Survey


Thank you for your responses to the UNT Musician Health Survey. We would like to analyze more data from contrabass musicians. If you have not taken the survey, please take a moment to complete it at the following address:


This project is sponsored by NARAS (the Grammys), and the University of North Texas. Thank you for your assistance. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Nancy M. Golden, M.M.E.


Date: Wed, 10 Dec 1997 18:04:43 EST
From: CoolStu67 <CoolStu67@aol.com>
Subject: Finally!

Finally! The end is now! No not D-Day, it's just all this agonizing is over... my low clarinet escapade is over. My Yamaha Bass clarinet has arrived and I love it! Everything didn't go as planned, but I sure am happy now! The bass rocks!

This is what came with it:

  1. Yamaha mouthpiece (Plastic)
  2. Stock metal ligature
  3. One #1 1/2 Marca reed
  4. Neck (Which appears to be a Bay neck by the angle)
  5. Cleaning supplies
  6. The 220L Yamaha bass (Plastic)

In the future, I am planning on buying a new hard rubber mouthpiece and a new fabric ligature. But definitly I am getting harder reeds (The register right after throat tones are all harmonics). Advice, anyone? :)

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