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Re: Barbara Stanley & Graham Lyndon Jones Rackett

The relative bore sizes (if somewhat different) would not account alone for the difference in size in your picture where one instrument is 4/5 or thereabouts
wpadams12000
May 7, 2015
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Re: Barbara Stanley & Graham Lyndon Jones Rackett

Charlie – Have you checked the size of the bore on both instruments? A smaller bore will lower the pitch (I first learned that from a dulcian I made while
    James Mendenhall
    May 7, 2015
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    Re: Barbara Stanley & Graham Lyndon Jones Rackett

    My original post dates from Feb. 2nd if you can find the archive. I had also posted a photo of the Levin and GLJ/BS instruments for comparison.
    Charles Hughes
    May 7, 2015
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    1042

    Re: Barbara Stanley & Graham Lyndon Jones Rackett

    Thank you for your help. I have just recently returned from a double reed workshop with Bob Weimken and Joan Kimball of Piffaro. Bob had brought his Levin
    Charles Hughes
    May 7, 2015
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    1041

    Re: Barbara Stanley & Graham Lyndon Jones Rackett

    This was reply to Charles Hughes trying to work out reed design for a Barbara Stanley and Graham Lyndon Jones rackett of indeterminate pitch, Yahoo groups has
    wpadams12000
    May 7, 2015
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    1040

    Re: Barbara Stanley & Graham Lyndon Jones Rackett

    Hi Will, I saw both of your attempts at posting but can't see the original post that you are replying to! This is an interesting topic - could you, or anyone
    mat.dart
    May 7, 2015
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    1039

    Re: Barbara Stanley & Graham Lyndon Jones Rackett

    Various racket makers seem to interpret the historical instruments differently and have different terminology for the various sizes. It is easier to talk about
    wpadams12000
    May 7, 2015
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    1038

    Re: Barbara Stanley & Graham Lyndon Jones Rackett

    Hi Charles. All the various makers seem to "interpret" racketts different ways in terms of pitch names and how the fingerings work. I got some Toronto
    wpadams12000
    May 7, 2015
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    Fwd: Summer School

    ... Subject: Summer School Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 07:40:46 +0200 From: Renaissance Workshop To: hans@... Dear Hans,
    Hans Mons
    Apr 13, 2015
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    1036

    Re: Barbara Stanley & Graham Lyndon Jones Rackett

    Thank you all for your suggestions. I was told earlier today that retirement might well be a simple explanation for difficulties in reaching the makers. I
    Charles Hughes
    Feb 7, 2015
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    Re: Barbara Stanley & Graham Lyndon Jones Rackett

    I use Keith Lorraine Early Double Reed Service for my reeds and repairs. http://www.loraine.com/main.html He has kept my Körber crumhorns and rauschpfeifes in
    McAndrew-Schwoegl
    Feb 7, 2015
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    Re: Barbara Stanley & Graham Lyndon Jones Rackett

    I think both Graham and Barbara have been retired from instrument making for some years. It is certainly many many years since they made rackets, at least
    jimthepipes
    Feb 7, 2015
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    Re: Barbara Stanley & Graham Lyndon Jones Rackett

    I got no response either, when emailing them, Charlie. If this is a business email, please note that my business address is LazarsEMS@.... Best regards,
    Bill Lazar
    Feb 6, 2015
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    Barbara Stanley & Graham Lyndon Jones Rackett

    Good Day, I have tried the e-mail address for Graham Lyndon-Jones that is listed on our dulcian site but have not gotten a reply. Does anyone have contact
    Charles Hughes
    Feb 6, 2015
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    Rackett reeds

    I am in need of reed specs for an instrument by Barbara Stanley & Graham Lyndon Jones. The body stands 5 1/4 in. or 13.3 cm. I about one inch shorter than my
    cehughes2
    Feb 2, 2015
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