Klarinet Archive - Posting 000806.txt from 1997/12
From: Composer16 <Composer16@-----.com>
Subj: Re: The Morales/Clemence of Titus question
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 1997 19:21:46 -0500
In a message dated 97-12-16 13:00:28 EST, you write:
<< 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?
I was referring to the basset clarinet. Is that all you needed to know for