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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000088.txt from 1994/05

From: James Langdell <James.Langdell@-----.COM>
Subj: Re: Quincy Porter quintet
Date: Wed, 4 May 1994 13:38:46 -0400

Here's the information on the piece N. Point asked about:

Author: Porter, Quincy, 1897-1966.
Uniform title: Quintet, clarinet, strings.
Title: Quintet, for clarinet and strings. [n.p.] Highgate Press ;
agent; Galaxy Music Corp., New York [1969]
Description: score (19 p.) and 5 parts. 31 cm.

Currently, publications of Galaxy Music Corp. are handled by
E. Schirmer of Boston. (The music publishing business is
boxes within boxes within boxes within...).

This quintet is on a nice CD, featuring David Shifrin:

Author: Chamber Music Northwest.
Title: American chamber music. Hollywood, Calif. : Delos, p1991.
Description: 1 sound disc (64 min., 10 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher No.: DE 3088 Delos

Contents: -- Souvenirs de voyage for clarinet and string quartet
(1967) / Herrmann , Bernard, 1911-1975
-- Quintet for clarinet and string quartet
(1929) / Porter, Quincy, 1897-1966
-- Largo for violin, clarinet and piano
(1902) / Ives, Charles, 1874-1954
-- Quintet for clarinet, two violas and two violoncellos
(1950) / Diamond, David, 1915- .
Performers: Chamber Music Northwest; David Shifrin, clarinet.

--James Langdell
Sun Microsystems Mountain View, Calif.

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