Klarinet Archive - Posting 000161.txt from 1995/01
From: Donald Oehler <dloehler@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: Multiphonics
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 1995 22:57:37 -0500
On Sun, 8 Jan 1995, Cary Karp wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Jan 1995, David B. Niethamer wrote:
> > It is my understanding that Bartolozzi was written with Italian
> > instruments and their particular acoustics in mind, most of which do not
> > work on the french style instruments we play here.
> How do Italian instruments differ from French ones?
> Cary Karp <ck@-----.se>
I don't think Italian instruments are any different than the French ones.
At the time Bartolozzi wrote his book multiphonics were really an unknown
technique to all except a few. It appears that little regard was given
to the possibility that what worked for Bartolozzi's colleagues might not
work for others; and that is in fact the case!