Re: Subject: Re: My Conlanging History (was: Re: Tolkein?)
|From:||Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, December 20, 2003, 20:09|
--- Caleb Hines <cph9fa@...> wrote:
> > > There's also sizes larger
> > > than my Tenor which I don't play (Bass,
> > > ContraBass, and GreatBass) which
> > > are shaped more like bassons.
> > Ever tried one?
> Yep, I do alright on the bass, not sure about
> the Contra, but I can't play
> the Great. It's too heavy, takes too much air,
> and the holes are too far apart for me to
Don't they have keys? I saw a bass once, and it
had keys. I would suspect all the bigger ones
would as well! Particularly the g-b.
> > ! I built (from a kit) a great bass rackett.
> > like, 1 foot tall. ;))) Yet sounds a very
> > CCC.
> It sounds like a racket! :-D Sorry, couldn't
> Actually, as much Ren.
> music as we play at the Recorder Society, you'd
> think I'd have seen or
> heard a rackett by now (although they have been
> mentioned before).
I suspect they aren't too common. Great bass,
certainly. Smaller varieties might be a little
> I had to do a quick google to convince myself >that I even knew what a rackett was (I
> was right, though).
Yeah. Whopping big peppermill like thing.
There's a baroque rackett as well, that has a
bassoon style bocal and no pirouette.
Any cornetts in your group?
> anything technical (though that never stopped
> me from composing for violin!)
Violin is something I never took a liking to.
Fiddle is ok. How about hurdy gurdy? That aint
too technical (well, not if you don't add all the
doodads), and was a popular instrument in the
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