Vol. 5, No. 45

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Contrabass list Tue, 14 Apr 1998 Volume 1 : Number 45

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Date: Tue, 14 Apr 1998 10:35:08 CST
From: "Stephen Del Rea" <srea@uaex.edu>
Subject: Low C Bass Clarinets

> From: ROBERT HOWE <arehow@vgernet.net>
> my new Buffet bass (close to $4K) almost plays by itself.

Is that the Buffet 1193?

I'm still wanting to move up (big time) from my plastic Buffet bass clarinet (where playing above a G is difficult!) to a Low C model. How do the Buffet's, LeBlanc's, Amati's, and other Low C bass clarinets compare on tone and playability?

Stephen Rea <srea@uaex.edu>
University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service

Date: Mon, 13 Apr 1998 15:41:28 -0400
From: green@fr.com (GDG)
Subject: Contrabassoon FS!


Just noticed a contrabassoon for sale in the Brook Mays classifieds. The URL is http://brookmays.com/classifieds/contrabassoon.html . The desciption is Meinl "low C" opera model. Has nice tone and tuning is decent.Made @ 1940. $ 2,600.00 plus shipping. Contact -John Upchurch at 512-444-9296.



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