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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000416.txt from 1994/05

From: Gertjan van Oosten <gvoosten@-----.NL>
Subj: Re: "Best" performances
Date: Wed, 25 May 1994 03:45:33 -0400

As quoted from Dr. Stanley M. Geidel:
> Could it be that the VERY BEST
> recordings of certain works actually exist in our musical imaginations?

In a similar vein, a Dutch comedian, Herman Finkers, summed it
all up in a joke about a Mendelssohn composition:

"It's not his best work, though.
But then again, in my opinion he has never written his best work."

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-- Gertjan van Oosten, West Consulting bv
-- Estec, gvoosten@-----.nl, +31-1719-85668

   
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