The instrument has been completely stripped down; all pads replaced with Pisoni Premium Deluxe tan leather pads, springs replaced as necessary, all tenon and touch corks replaced, the mechanism re-aligned and regulated. Carolyn Sue Kincaid Chesnut plays exclusively Paris Built Leblanc Clarinets; Models Symphonie 1953 , along with other Leblanc models from 1958, 1962, and 1969, including a Model built b y Charles Houvenaghel in Paris Factory. This range became the initial boundary for 1927 production. If a mouthpiece review or instrument review is wanted, I used to do all this out of my own pocket expensive. A truly top of the line professional clarinet. The anomaly is the logo that has both Selmer and Signet names inside the oval.
A shop for the purpose of disassembling, climatizing and reassembling wood instruments was set up as part of the new firm. A person who plays a clarinet is called a clarinetist sometimes spelled clarinettist. I know that mine are accurate, though. Clearly, there was room for improvement. Here are the facts: I have a signature on my mouthpiece: Leo m Bundy. The articulated G was not particular to the M-series, it appears in some horns of every model up to even the 10S.
I am guessing he bought it sometime around 2012 to 2013 just a guess. I'll try to attach 5 photos to this message that I hope will give you the information you need. Also, Ralph's note appears to me to be incorrect in his blurb about horns before 10,000 being numbered separately for each type Sop, alto, tenor, etc. M6000 Emblem of sn M70xx Below- M 61xx. Ben was a man of considerable drive and ambition,seeing further potential on the business side of the music Instustry and following a meeting with Henri Selmer in 1928, Ben established the Selmer Company in London, at No 12 Moor Street. I have answered questions about serial numbers and approximate years for manufacture for years based on a typewritten serial number list that was once distributed by Ralph Morgan. This process was repeated for each year up to 1975.
I've of course also forwarded this info to Steve Sklar too. The bell is from a Selmer professional model, and was damaged. Author: Date: 2012-02-19 14:26 If you can post some detailed photos of it keywork and fittings, lower joint pillars, socket rings, engraving, etc. I checked all the normal Cat abd serial web sites but I have had no luck. I've got a Selmer Sterling A clarinet which was paired with a Centered Tone Bb with unplated keywork and although it is a bit rough and ready generally, it's not a bad instrument tone and tuning-wise - very much comparable to a pro level A clarinet.
Douglas Pipher decided to take on the challenge. I think the chances of that happening are 'slim to none'. Today Leblanc is the only company in the world specializing in the manufacture of the complete family of clarinets. Now I was online looking to see when this was made and what the Value maybe. Douglas Pipher is a Canadian saxophonist, collector and researcher who has spent the last several years studying Selmer instruments with the goal of improving our understanding of Selmer history through primary research.
Please contact Mark Charette and the authors for reprint information. He had before him a brilliant career as a concert clarinetist, but chose instead to remain true to his heritage, feeling that he could make a greater contribution to music by combining the talents and sensitivities he developed as a musician with his skills as an instrument maker. In 1999, Leblanc added 37,000 square feet of modern manufacturing and warehousing space to its Kenosha headquarters, bringing even greater flow and efficiency to its work flow. It is also very much lighter than the Buffet. Tonally the instrument has a very centered tone.
During this same period a very similar situation help Yamaha. The intonation and response of the clarinet with this m'piece are excellent. Martin, founded in Chicago, would have been America's oldest continuously operating band-instrument manufacturer if not for the Great Chicago Fire. The old emblem, pictured right was similar to the Buffet Logo in that H. There are no cracks or repairs to the ebonite body, which is in fine order.
But apparently a lot of them were made in France for Selmer London by Malerne under sub-contract. Enhanced Boehms normally had silver plated keywork. He began with the Miller band in New Haven, Connecticut, then traveled with them to Europe. It is well known that Selmer Paris possesses some archival records but they are not available to the public. When playing this instrument in the 70s and up there was no intonation issues. Well, I decided I would like to know as much as I can about it. I am also collection alto and tenor Saxophone tonehole diameters for the entire horn for another project.