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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001224.txt from 1997/09

From: Keith P Koons <>
Subj: Re: Eb Clarinets
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 1997 11:41:51 -0400

Regarding Eb clarinet repertoire,

One of my favorite pieces is the "Hoedown" movement from Alfred Reed's
Five Dances for Five Clarinets (in which each movement is written for a
different size clarinet!) It is a cute, short fast piece. Unfortunately,
I believe this set of pieces is out of print - you might be able to find a
movement here or there at music shops (I found them all separately).

I first heard these played with band accompaniment by the amazing William
Gower in 1972 or so.

Keith Koons, Associate Professor of Music
University of Central Florida
P.O. Box 161354, Orlando, FL 32816-1354
Office (407) 823-5116 Fax (407) 823-3378

International Clarinet Association:
Chair, Research Presentation Committee
Project Director, Clarinet Anthology

On Wed, 24 Sep 1997, Jim Lytthans wrote:

> By the way, do any of you have suggestions for solo repertoire for the
> Eb? I've done the Cavallini "Clare de lune", the Ponchielli "Quartet",
> plus a couple of novelties ("Efer's Holiday", etc.). Any ideas, and
> sources? And does anybody own/play an Ab?
> --
> Jim Lytthans "Primo Arundo Donax!"
> Principal Clarinet
> La Mirada (CA) Symphony Orchestra
> Claremont Symphonic Winds
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