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    Sticky: Re: Post your classical playing here!

    www.soundcloud.com/heclarke34

    Just finished my sophomore recital at Indiana University!
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    Re: 35+ Year Old Reeds - Still Playable?

    Yes I am refering to to air humidity. I'll have to try that sometime! Thanks for the tip!
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    Re: 35+ Year Old Reeds - Still Playable?

    I just soak mine in a simple medicine bottle of water. The 70% is a relation to the humidity of reed storage.
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    Re: 35+ Year Old Reeds - Still Playable?

    I've always wanted to experiment with vintage reeds!
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    Re: 35+ Year Old Reeds - Still Playable?

    anything over 70% humidity is considered hazardous to reed playability.
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    Re: 35+ Year Old Reeds - Still Playable?

    vandoren hygrocase.. holds 20 reeds and it has a readout of the current humidity your reeds are at in case there needs to be an adjustment to the humidity. I haven't had one problem with my reeds...
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    Re: Practicing towards Perfection

    You don't know how high you can set the bar, unless you keep going. Practicing has a beginning point, but no end point. In mathmatical terms, practicing is like a ray, a line that has a beginning...
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    Sticky: Re: New Saxophone CDs

    I own this CD, and I must say, it is worth every penny!!!!
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    Re: P. Mauriat saxophone experiences?

    I tried out my private instructor's P. Mauriat a while back and I was not impressed. I love the idea of a professional horn at a reasonable price for those who may not be able to afford a top line...
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    Re: Dripping keys. Help!

    Spit drips from my high D key all the time!
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    I've been litening to the cd Glint by Timothy McAllister.
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    Re: 35+ Year Old Reeds - Still Playable?

    Yes there very much is. I have heard of vintage reeds, but those are usually preserved in some way. I don't think 35 year old reeds could be playble :(
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    Re: concertino de camera

    I must agree that Delangle's interpretation is one of the best out there! Sugawa seems to take it a little under tempo, but doing so seemed to add more hidden brilliance to the piece.
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    Re: Best Alto Sound

    Otis Murphy has the best focused French school sound in my opinion. Tim Mcallister has a very lush, vocal-like tone that is the best example of an American school saxophonist.
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    Re: Classical Mouthpiece?

    As much as I enjoyed the AL3 Optimum, I recently switched to the S90 after all-state band because I felt that the S90 gave me a more robust and colorful tone. However, I do believe the Optimum is the...
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    Re: Best Alto Sound

    i would say bird would have to be my favorite sound with cannonball taking spot number 2.
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