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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000550.txt from 2001/04

Subj: Re: [kl] Re: Hindemith
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 19:55:34 -0400

At 01:45 PM 04/23/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>Interesting that you should mention that. I heard the first performance
>of the work at Yale in the early 1950s and I could not understand the
>composition in the slightest. Now when I hear it, it sounds like
>Brahms. Either Hindemith rewrote it or my ears have improved.

Now there is a true mystery!

Best wishes,
Roger Garrett

Roger Garrett
Clarinet Professor
Director, Symphonic Winds
Illinois Wesleyan University
School of Music
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900
Phone: (309) 556-3268
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