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Offline DaveLeBlanc

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I finally started to play clarinet again!
« on: January 17, 2020, 08:26:49 PM »
Guys, I haven't played clarinet recreationally in 2 years at this point.

I decided to pull my old contra alto clarinet out of storage, dust it off, and give it a go.

I have to say, it's very nice to be back in the saddle. I can't tell you how much I truly missed the sweet, low, and resonant sound of the contra clarinet.
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Re: I finally started to play clarinet again!
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2020, 10:43:29 AM »
Wow! Glad to hear you're playing again!
Avoid burnout. Take up the Irish flute.  :)

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Re: I finally started to play clarinet again!
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2020, 06:40:48 PM »
Good for you Dave!

I've been stuck on alto sax (happily).  :)

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Re: I finally started to play clarinet again!
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2020, 12:14:08 PM »
I have been playing contra alto (along with bass) in a group since the fall, and it has been lots of fun.  Nothing quite like playing those low "Pedal" notes and shaking the place (and my head) with that amazing rumble.