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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000774.txt from 1998/03

From: "Kevin Fay" <>
Subj: Re: Corigliano (was Re: Ricardo Morales -Nielsen)
Date: Sat, 14 Mar 1998 11:43:22 -0500

I have heard from others that Larry Combs' Corigliano is stunning--and
believe it. I just haven't had the opportunity to hear him play it.

His recording of excerpts is pretty flawless. I can't imagine having
the guts to sit alone in a hall w/ a microphone, to make a recording
that every college clarinet player will examine closely for years to
come. This guy is definitely in our pantheon.


----Original Message Follows----
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 1998 08:03:47 +0600
From: (Frank Garcia)
Subject: Corigliano (was Re: Ricardo Morales -Nielsen)

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.

I heard a live broadcast of Larry Combs/Chicago (from 1984?) that was
of this world! I also heard him perform it on tour in LA in the late
Of course having the Chicago brass playing the end of the work doesn't
either. I've been waiting for a recording by Combs of this piece, but it
has not happened. If he had one, I think it would stand up to Drucker's,
and better Stoltzman's effort.


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