Klarinet Archive - Posting 000792.txt from 1997/12
From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: The Morales/Clemence of Titus question
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 1997 14:07:44 -0500
Gosh, I don't see the word "horn" anywhere in the post you quoted
Dan......so, I don't understand your note......are you suggesting that the
word basset is implying basset horn? Or, is it possible that the note
implied basset clarinet?
On Tue, 16 Dec 1997, Dan Leeson: LEESON@-----.edu wrote:
> > From: MX%"klarinet@-----.78
> > Subj: Re: The Morales/Clemence of Titus question
> > I just E-mailed Ricardo and should soon get an answer of why he or his
> > conductor performed on the normal Bb instead of the basset.
> I don't understand this note. The work cannot be done effectively
> on the basset horn (if this is what the writer meant), and no one
> was suggesting that this was a way to get around the impediment of
> not having a basset clarinet in B-flat.
> Was the note's author mixing up basset horn and basset clarinet?
> Dan Leeson, Los Altos, California
> Rosanne Leeson, Los Altos, California