Klarinet Archive - Posting 000162.txt from 1998/03
From: "Scott Morrow" <sdm@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: Pit Orchestra Problems
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 1998 16:23:34 -0500
My mistake! I was confusing "Grand Hotel" with "Sunset Boulevard" (an
excusable offense, as Michael Jeter and Glenn Close are almost
interchangeable - except that Michael Jeter is a MUCH better dancer!).
I hereby sentence myself to 27 straight hours of listening to "Memory"!
Scott D. Morrow
DNA Synthesis Core Facility
Department of Biochemistry
The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health
Baltimore, MD 21205
From: Jordan Selburn <jordan.selburn@-----.com>
Date: Tuesday, March 03, 1998 12:42 PM
Subject: Re: Pit Orchestra Problems
> Scott Morrow, replying to Bill Hausmann wrote:
> ">Anybody know anything about the show "Grand Hotel?" I was just
> >play in the pit, but I know nothing about it. I have an impression
> >the music is sort of retro, in which case I should like it a lot.
> >I haven't heard too much from it, but it is Andrew Lloyd-Webber, so
> probably only need to learn one theme and play it over and over again
> least once in 7/8 time, for no particular reason)!
> Good luck!
> - -Scott"
> "Grand Hotel" is not a Lloyd-Weber show. It was written by someone
> name I don't recall and by Maury Yeston, who was brought late in to
> show. The music is pretty good, not surprisingly since Yeston also
> "Nine". If "Grand Hotel" is anything like "Nine", you'll have a
> playing "Nine" is possibly the most fun you can have in an orchestra