Owen J. Daly wrote:
>... but it beats the hell out of getting flim-flammed by some
> self-styled genius builder into spending your life savings on something
> you'll regret later.
and Todd M. Billeci wondered
>Flim-flam I can do without. Does "genius" refer to the John Philips? I
>noticed the $26,000 + price tag & 3 yr. wait...
I love this list. I know the answer to this question, but I'm gonna
let Owen take it. Todd, in case you didn't know, Owen and John shared
one room to exhibit their instruments for half a week at the most
recent Berkeley festival, and both lived to tell about it.
Owen also wrote
>Dr. Calhoun has just returned from a long sting performing miracle surgery
>on a passel of new arrivals at MusicSources.
> Dr. Calhoun has just returned from a long sting performing miracle surgery
> on a passel of new arrivals at MusicSources.
> >On Wed, 11 Nov 1998, PAUL G. MASSER wrote:
> >> I would strongly suggest getting a copy of Edward L. Kottick's "A
> >> Harpsichord Owner's Guide", which gives an excellent summary of what
> >> to look for and what to avoid in buying a new or used instrument. Larger
> >> bookstores in the S.F./Berkeley area should carry it, and certainly be able
> >> to order it.
> >Thanks. Are you in the Bay Area? I was going to meet my new instructor
> >(Laurette Goldberg) over at MusicSources in Berkeley Saturday:
> >& look at an instrument for sale there. According to Laurette, I could
> >start with that (relatively inexpensive) instrument & replace later
> >depending on repertoire, etc.
> >Todd M. Billeci
> >Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department, Box 0446
> >530 Parnassus Avenue
> >Medical Sciences Building, Rm. 1034
> >University of California, San Francisco
> >San Francisco, CA 94143
> >Tel. 415-476-4378 Fax 415-476-0688
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> >web http://picasso.ucsf.edu/~billeci