“But the bass melodicas require the bladder.”
Can you elaborate on this Alan?
Have we discussed this in the past?
If So I’ve totally forgotten.
There’s a bladder on my M-37C and for the life of me I can see no use for it.”
I’ve thought of tearing it off and replacing with a duct taped sheet of plastic Because I find the M-37C difficult to sound quickly when playing softly.
The only thing I can see is that it protects the reeds from being damaged from a strong gust of air. Such as when you accidentally depress a key when blowing out the spit valve.