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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000140.txt from 2001/04

From: David Glenn <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Evidence to support a performance practice
Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2001 17:40:44 -0400

Daniel Leeson wrote:

> - snip-

> I would suspect that there are practices in common use today that will
> wind up in 100 years with no supporting documentation. Certainly, you
> can find nothing but word of mouth about how Hungarian orchestras play
> marches, but go to Budapest and ask anyone there, and they will give you
> a 2 hours discussion on the matter. Is there anything documented about
> how to play a Strauss waltz in the Viennese fashion. We all know how to
> do it, of course, and we all do it. But where is documentation that
> discusses how to artificially develop the Viennese lilt?
> --
> ***************************
> ** Dan Leeson **
> ** **
> ***************************


For instance, there's an email to the clarinet list a couple of weeks back from a certain "Daniel Leeson" which describes the lilt quite exactly...


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