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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001125.txt from 1997/09

From: "David B. Niethamer" <>
Subj: Re: P. Westons's Book
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 1997 01:48:49 -0400

on 9/24/97 9:39 AM, Dirk Kussin wrote:

>I would like to have some information about the book
> Pamela Weston
> Clarinet virtuosi of today (or similar)
> app. 1989
>We do not have this book in our library. What is the contents of this
>book? I expect a encycolaedic collection of (biographies etc. of)
>clarinet players of our times. If this is so, what information is
>given about each player?
>Thanks in advance for the information.

This book contains 6-9 page sketches of the following clarinetists:

Bagdasarian, Bezruchenko, Boeykins, Brymer, Budrys, Campbell, Collins,
Combs, Cuper, Dangain, Deinzer, DePeyer, Deplus, Drucker, Galper,
Gandini, Hacker, Honingh, Horak, Incenzo, Johannesson, Johnson, King,
Kostohryz, Kratochvil, Leister, Ludwig-Verdehr, Lurie, Mazzeo,McCaw,
Meyer, Michaels, Neidich, Pieterson, Prinz, Rossi, Schmidl, Shifrin,
Sokolov, Sparnaay, Stalder, Stevens, Stevensson, Stolzman, Wright, and
clarinetists of Australia, and Japan.

Photos by Weston and Gerald Drucker.

Excellent book. ISBN 0 905858 46 8

BTW our library at U of Richmond tried to get a copy of "Clarinet
Virtuosi of the Past" and was told it was out of print. Too bad, if true.


David Niethamer
Principal Clarinet, Richmond Symphony

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