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