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Re: Re: What to do with a sop ?
You don't say if your son's been playing for a while or if he's just starting out. Sop is a fantastic instrument (and counting lots of rests rarely comes into it these days) but in my opinion not one for the beginner due to the physical demands of the instrument. The danger is that he could develop bad habits to compensate for lack of lip strength and it could prove impossible to reverse these later. With good tuition and a patient student you never know though... David Cooper -- NJH Sheet Music, bandsman.co.uk/music.htm, Prima Arts, quality music for quality bands, www.prima-arts.co.uk, Toot-Sweet, instrument repairers, www.toot-sweet.co.uk, Free e-mail address with spam and virus removal, bandsman.co.uk/mail.htm this list, send a plain text mail to listproc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx with the following body (not subject):