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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000057.txt from 1999/01

From: "Mark Charette" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] re: Devienne
Date: Sun, 3 Jan 1999 10:48:00 -0500

From: David Blumberg <>

>>From: "Mark Charette" <>
>>As I'm editing my composition database, I just happened to notice a
>>by Francois Devienne:
>>Six Duos, Amadeus Verlag
>>I don't know these particular duos, but the music by Devienne that
>>heard I like. Maybe someone else could comment on these pieces?
>Are they Opus 18 #1-6? If so, they were written for the flute. Devienne
>Duos are pretty good, but I prefer Pleyel. The duos are not nearly as
>difficult as his sonatas. I have two very talented 6th grade flutists
>playing them, and they do not have a hard time at all. Opus 57, same

Yes - those were the ones. Thanks - I'll annotate the new database. I
was thinking of his sonatas, which I've heard, along with his flute and
bassoon concertos, and duo concertos (op. 67) that I've enjoyed when
I've heard them.

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"There can be no freedom without discipline." - Nadia Boulanger

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