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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000101.txt from 1997/12

From: "Robert S. Spring" <>
Subj: Ludwig Warschewski
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 1997 12:34:50 -0500

I received this from one of our musicologists. Anyone out there have any
info that might be helpful?

>Status: U
>Date: Wed, 03 Dec 1997 09:14:47 -0700
>From: "J. Richard Haefer" <>
>Subject: Ludwig Warschewski
>MIME-version: 1.0
>>Status: U
>>Date: Wed, 03 Dec 1997 14:53:13 +0100
>>From: Nicholas Eastop <>
>>Subject: Ludwig Warschewski
>>Precedence: bulk
>>I am compiling information about the German clarinet player/maker Ludwig
>>Warschewski 1888-1950.
>>He was apprentice to Oehler in Berlin, moved to Stockholm after WWI, was
>>solo clarinettist with the Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, rebuilt
>>Uebel clarinets according to his own patented design (the details of
>>this are unclear -something to do with bulges in the bore - I'm trying
>>to find his patent application) and was professor at the Stockholm Royal
>>Academy of Music. His instruments were of high quality and popular.
>>Unfortunately he does not seem to have kept any records of his
>>production or sales. He died during a performance of Shostakovitch's
>>sixth symphony.
>>I am particularly interested in the whereabouts of his instruments, I
>>would like to make some sort of register of them.
>>Any information on any aspect of his life and works would be most
>>Nicholas Eastop, bass trombone the Chamber Orchestra of Europe
>><>, Assistant Curator of Wind Instruments
>>Musikmuseet Stockholm <>, Nick's Fix Brass
>>instrument workshop.
>>tel; +46(0)8-666 4557,
>> (work)
>> (home)
>> (on tour)
>J. Richard Haefer, ASU Mariachi Program
> School of Music, Arizona State University
> Box 870405 Tempe, Arizona 85287-0405
> mailto:R.Haefer@-----.Edu
> FAX 602/965-2659 Voice 602/965-7568 Message 602/965-3371

Dr. Robert S. Spring, Professor of Music (Clarinet)
School of Music
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-0405
President-elect - International Clarinet Association
Office - 602/965-4306, FAX - 602-965-2659, Home - 602/345-8013

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