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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000315.txt from 1997/12

From: "Jeroen T. Salm" <>
Subj: Re: Ricardo Morales et. al.
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 1997 20:27:01 -0500


I just wanted to tell the List, that I heard the La Clemanza di Tito live
from the Met!! I live in The Netherlands (Europe), just a tiny country (15
million people living here) but our national classic broadcasting company
gave us that perfomance from the big apple live. I heard it in my car (I
have a very neat HiFi equipment in my car!!). I was very touched by the
sound and intonation of the basset horn! (I think he had a mike in front of
What is the world changing by eloctronica: e-mail, InterNet and while you
Americans are talking about the forthcoming met erformance of Tito, I heard
it live also, miles and miles away...
OK, that was all (I think it was for you guys a matinie, for us it was in
the early evening...)

I have to study
(Mozarts clarinetconcerto)

(I have ordered, a few weeks ago, the Rosewood Leblancs, but the A-clarinet
isn't finished yet, they think it will be available in februari...)

Jeroen T. Salm
The Netherlands
-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
Van: Dan Leeson:>
Datum: zondag 7 december 1997 1:30
Onderwerp: RE: Ricardo Morales et. al.

>> From: MX%"klarinet@-----.98
>> Subj: Ricardo Morales et. al.
>> I certainly hope that many of you had a chance to hear the Metropolitan
>> Opera's live performance of Mozart's "La clemenza di Tito" today.
>> Unfortunately, no matter how good one's audio system is, it still ain't a
>> performance unless you're in the hall. I had never heard Ricardo before
>> of course, he lived up to his press releases.
>> But I was absolutely in awe of the basset horn player! I missed the
>> Can anyone help me out? One thought occurred to me, however. Leblanc
gets a
>> lot of mileage out of Mr. Morales' endorsement. Does the Met's clarinet
>> player also play on Leblanc? If not, does he then have to match Mr.
>> sound while playing a Buffet.
>It was James Ognibeny, and it was extraordinary basset horn playing.
>The intonation was magnificent. From where do you get the information
>that Ognibeny plays on a LeBlanc basset horn?
>> Just some thought from somewho who plays a lot of Clarinetto II.
>> Don Gross
>> La Canada, California
>Dan Leeson, Los Altos, California
>Rosanne Leeson, Los Altos, California

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