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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000679.txt from 1996/01

From: "Lorne G. Buick" <mcheramy@-----.CA>
Subj: Re: Francaix & other flute/clarinet works (Stravinsky?)
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 1996 15:53:01 -0500

>That piece is by Shostakovitch. It is called Four Waltzes and the
>instrumentation is as you say. I am highly suspicious, however, that the
>piece was arranged by Shostakovitch from something else that he wrote.
>Does anyone know for sure?

--Jonathan Cohler

My copy of the Shost. 4 Waltzes (Ed. Musica Rara) says on the cover
"Arranged and transcribed by L. Atoumyan" (no mention of where they come
from originally).

I've received one comment on the Schmitt piece- anybody know the Francaix
double concerto? We have to submit a program soon...

> I seem to remember a piece for flute, clarinet, and piano by
> Stravinsky (I thought) that was called Waltzes and contains four
> movements where one movement is the clarinet and piano, one movement
> is the flute and piano, one movement is a duet by flute and clarinet
> and finally the last movement has all three instruments playing. The
> piano part didn't strike me as hard. The clarinet part has some
> arpeggios that go up pretty high in the first movement that is qwite
> fast. It's a nice light piece of music.

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