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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000754.txt from 1999/04

From: "Marty Marks" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Double Lip Playing-Question for Tom Ridnouer
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 1999 14:10:58 -0400

----- Original Message -----
Subject: Re: [kl] Double Lip Playing-Question for Tom Ridnouer

> >
> >Tom:
> >
> >
> >My problem is playing while standing. How do YOU play double lip while
> >a recital, or a concerto?
> >
> >I've tried several types of neckstraps. I really don't like the feel of
> >playing with a neckstrap, though
> >
> >What do you do?
> >
> >Walter Grabner
> Walter, I don't play that much any more, but when I did a lot of recital
> playing I always sat. I saw Harold Wright play the Mozart with the BSO
> several times, as well as the Copland once; he sat and read both works;
> sounded simply great.
> I think we have to play the way it sounds best and let the visual part go.
> Richard Stoltzman stands and I think he just bites the bullet and puts up
> with what ever pain there might be.
> tom

Richard Stoltzman wears a plastic covering over his upper teeth which makes
it less painful to stand for long periods. These coverings are often made
by dentists from a mold of the teeth.
Marty Marks

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