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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001427.txt from 1998/04

From: "Dan Leeson:>
Subj: Mozart duets for clarinet
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 1998 19:19:24 -0400

There are, I believe, three Mozart works that were transcribed for
clarinet duets in the late 1800s. Stanley Drucker has, I am told,
taken at least one of them, and included it in a volume that he
is said to have edited.

The three works are a piano sonata, and two violin and piano sonatas.
State the key of the work you are doing and I'll try to come up
with which one you are performing.

There are at least 10 editions of those duets so it might be helpful
to state whose edition you are doing. How many movements? Keys
and tempo markings for all movements. Is the first part also
available for flute; i.e., flute and clarinet duets?

> From: MX%"klarinet@-----.69
> Subj: Re: [klarinet] Mozart Duets

> I think what you have there is one of the Mozart Duets for two
> clarinets edited by Drucker and published by International Music
> Company. In my book, #5 (V) starts with an allegro agitato section
> (first clarinet part with top of the staff "e" quarter note, dotted
> eighth, sixteenth, to a quarter note tied to a sixteenth note run).
> According to the note, this is originally from the Sonata in A minor,
> K310 for piano (1st and 3rd movements).
> Marissa Jeaninne Polsky wrote:
> > I am a student at The George Washington University, and a fellow
> > clarinetist of mine asked me to play a Mozart duet with her for her
> > student recital. I said okay, and her professor gave us a copy of a
> > Mozart duet, and all it says on the top is V. I think it comes from a
> > book entitled Six Clarinet Duets, but I can't be sure, and now her
> > professor is out of town, and we need to make the program. So, the
> > question: What is the title of this piece,opus number and all and is it
> > transcribed from something else. I've searched the database, looking for
> > something with mozart and duets, but couldn't find anything. If youcould
> > e-mail me personally, I would greatly appreciate it.
> >
> Diane R. Karius, Ph.D.
> Department of Physiology
> University of Health Sciences
> 2105 Independence Ave.
> Kansas City, MO 64124
> email: dikarius@-----.EDU
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Dan Leeson, Los Altos, California
Rosanne Leeson, Los Altos, California

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