Klarinet Archive - Posting 000449.txt from 1997/12
From: Josh-Boy <joshcole@-----.Edu>
Subj: Re: Record Note
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 1997 09:10:29 -0500
On Mon, 8 Dec 1997, Neil Leupold wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Dec 1997, pharmacy wrote:
> > C'mon! Which one of you circular-breathing, fire-eating clarinetists on
> > the list is going to challenge Kenny for holding a note the longest?
> > Can't one of you make it for one hour?!
> Apparently, the main reason he stopped after blowing that
> Eb for 45 minutes was boredom. I guess he's never played
> a Wagner symphony on bass clarinet.
Maybe there should be a record for most consecutive sixteenth notes (or
any further subdivision for that matter!!) played in one breath (anything
by C.M. von Weber!). Kenny's apparently never played through Stravinski's
Firebird Suite; correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't that 20+ movements, all