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Contrabass list Mon, 23 Mar 1998 Volume 1 : Number 25

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Date: Sun, 22 Mar 1998 20:29:38 EST
From: Seebaugh <Seebaugh@aol.com>
Subject: Re: More French Instruments

Hi there,

I'm new to the Contrabass list and I was wondering whether you could provide (or point to) information about (or pictures of) the six-valve French orchestral tubas in C.



Euphonium, South Shore Band, Staten Island, NY
Brass Musical Instruments: http:/members.aol.com/seebaugh

Date: Sun, 22 Mar 1998 22:22:52 EST
From: PaulC135 <PaulC135@aol.com>
Subject: sarrusophone for sale

A colleague of mine asked me to help sell his collection of Conn instruments to help pay for unexpected medical expenses. These are instruments from the late 1920s, all in superb condition and ready to play, with original finishes (silver) and cases and mouthpieces. Please remember that these are not instruments from my personal collection.The remaining instruments include:

It is desirable to sell the collection intact, but it may be necessary to sell them individually. Please contact me by e-mail (PaulC135@aol.com) for those interested in all or part of this wonderful collection. Paul Cohen

Date: Sun, 22 Mar 98 23:35:12 -0000
From: Syd Polk <jazzman@rahul.net>
Subject: Eb Contrabass Sarusaphone for Sale

So I visited Sandy's booths at the Antique Trove in San Carlos, CA today, and she has an Eb contrabass sarusaphone for sale. I will be going back this coming weekend with details. I did not get a good look at it because it was closing time. Will post more details as I get them.

How do you spell "sarusaphone" anyway?

Syd Polk

jazzman@rahul.net http://www.rahul.net/jazzman
"Let the music be your light." -- Dave Edwards, KUHF-FM, 1982

Date: Mon, 23 Mar 1998 11:11:35 -0800
From: Grant Green <gdgreen@contrabass.com>
Subject: Re: sarrusophone for sale

At 10:22 PM 3/22/98 EST, you wrote:

>The remaining instruments include:
> F mezzo - $3000

Just out of curiosity, is that a straight Conn-O-Sax, or the curved F mezzo?



Date: Mon, 23 Mar 1998 11:12:46 -0800
From: Grant Green <gdgreen@contrabass.com>
Subject: Re: Eb Contrabass Sarusaphone for Sale

At 11:35 PM 3/22/98 -0000, Syd wrote:

>How do you spell "sarusaphone" anyway?

Usually, "sarrusophone", but I find that it depends on the time of day, and what else I'm doing at the same time :-)


Date: Mon, 23 Mar 1998 11:23:56 -0800
From: Grant Green <gdgreen@contrabass.com>
Subject: Mats 0ljare: re:contrabass-l no 63

I'm forwarding this for Mats. Please note that the list address is now list@contrabass.com.


From: "Mats 0ljare" <oljare@hotmail.com>
Subject: Date: Mon, 23 Mar 1998 09:53:02 PST

>Yep. Do you have players lined up yet? Need a place to post the

>recordings? ;-)

No,the next piece to be completed is probably the trio for contrabass clarinet,contrabassoon and percussion(marimba,tubular bells,glockenspiel).It's a kind of harmonic/tonal investigation,quite like Braxton's music.The horns play mostly contrapunctal parts in it,the tuned percussion plays a kind of harmonic lineout.It would be very nice to have the piece performed,since i seldom get to hear that.The other works;"Passage"has only been started out on,"A Journey"is a very large work that will probably not be finished within 3 or 4 years and the other ones are mere sketches so far.However,if somebody wants to play the piece,i might put a little more work on that side.Also half-started is a piece for wind ensemble featuring the contrabass clarinet(and contrabassoon).So long,

Mats Öljare


NOTE:I send this post to gdgreen@contrabass.com because it was returned when sending it to contrabass-list@contrabass.com...

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