Klarinet Archive - Posting 000710.txt from 1998/03
From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: Ricardo Morales -Nielsen
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 1998 20:27:57 -0500
John Yeh has a recording out of the Nielsen.
> Subject: Re: Drucker
> On Wed, 11 Mar 1998, Kevin Fay wrote:
> > Minor quibble. You say that Stanley is "playing as well as anyone
> > alive." I've yet to hear anyone other than Stanley successfully play
> > the Corigliano--until I do, IMHO Stanley's better.
> > Ditto the Nielsen (I've heard that his recording of that was done in one
> > take. I can't believe it--but then again, look who we're talking
> > about).
> I have a recording of Ricardo Morales playing the Nielsen from
> memory with piano accompaniment. And, naturally, I have the
> CD of Drucker doing it with NY. 'Different accompaniment, I
> realize, but the musical things that Ricardo does in his per-
> formance make it a better performance than Drucker's (my
> opinion only, of course). I'll give it to Drucker on the
> Corigliano, though. I've never heard anybody do it so
> well. Stoltzman's doesn't come close.