Klarinet Archive - Posting 000557.txt from 1997/12
From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: Shostakovich Symphony # 5
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 1997 19:42:30 -0500
I have two parts.....one is the Lucks/Kalmus part, the other is one with
Russian engraving on the top......but the plates look identical to me
other than the titles and Russian print.
On Wed, 10 Dec 1997, David B. Niethamer wrote:
> Has anyone on the list ever played Shostakovich 5 from a part **OTHER**
> than the standard Lucks/Kalmus pirated (I assume) part? I'm wondering
> exactly how Shostakovich scored this piece for clarinet, and I have to
> play it at the end of January. I understand that copyrights are changing,
> and that we'll now be observing reciprocal copyright with the Russians.
> Insight into Shostakovich's intentions will be most welcome.
> David Niethamer
> Principal Clarinet, Richmond Symphony