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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

Scott D. Morrow
DNA Synthesis Core Facility
Department of Biochemistry
The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health
Baltimore, MD 21205
(410) 955-3631
-----Original Message-----
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
asked to
> >play in the pit, but I know nothing about it. I have an impression
that
> >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
you'll
> probably only need to learn one theme and play it over and over again
(at
> 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
whose
> name I don't recall and by Maury Yeston, who was brought late in to
fix the
> show. The music is pretty good, not surprisingly since Yeston also
wrote
> "Nine". If "Grand Hotel" is anything like "Nine", you'll have a
blast -
> playing "Nine" is possibly the most fun you can have in an orchestra
pit.
>
> Cheers,
> Jordan
>

   
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