[Dixielandjazz] Bechet's sarrusophone

James O'Briant jobriant at garlic.com
Fri Nov 16 14:47:35 PST 2007

Someone wrote:

> > Oops, that's wrong. The only woodwind instrument having 
> > a primarily cylindrical bore is the clarinet.

Bill Allen replied:

> And flute/piccolo

A friend who is an oboe and flute player tells me that the piccolo is
conical, but in reverse -- larger at the tone hole end and smaller at the
open end of the

I do know that a Tuba is conical, but that's probably irrelevant to this

Jim O'Briant
Gilroy, CA
Tuba & Leader, The Zinfandel Stompers 

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