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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000427.txt from 1997/12

From: Fred <fsheim@-----.com>
Subj: Re: Slander, etc
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 1997 09:10:07 -0500

If Ricardo has an e-mail address, why not invite him to the list and so he
could TELL us the reason- then we would know why!

Fred (fsheim@-----.com)

At 05:32 PM 12/8/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Dan,
> Knowing Ricardo, I'm sure that if the clarinet part that he was
>using stated basset clarinet in Bb (is one even made? I know about the
>basset clarinet in A, but Bb?) he would use one if one was available in
>time for the performance. Since being the principal clarinet in the Met is
>an extremely busy job, I don't think Ricardo has the time to do research on
>every opera he's performing. Why didn't the conductor of that opera point
>out the erroneous part? If the part is put on the stand, we assume that
>the conductor picked the edition that he wants to use. Is it our job to be
>the music history police?
> Also, did you try and contact Ricardo and point out this error off
>list? I have his email and address if you want it. It's nice to be
>correct in our performances but if you're given a part to play you assume
>it to be correct if the conductor doen't say something and we don't have
>some leisure time to spend at the library researching every note we're
>playing for it's historical accuracy.
> I enjoy being enlighted by your expertise but don't assume every
>professional musician is as knowledgable as you are in your field (Mozart)
>or has the time. Also sometimes it's not WHAT one says but HOW one says
>it.
>
>Dan
>
>
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> Daniel A. Paprocki
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> Instructor of Clarinet
> Kent State University - Stark Campus
> Malone College
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