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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000614.txt from 2001/04

Subj: Re: [kl] mozart concerto and cadenza
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2001 05:01:23 -0400

At 04:36 PM 4/25/01 -0400, you wrote:
>Jean.Bredeche@-----.EDU writes:
><< I just played the first movement of the mozart concerto for a concerto
>competition here at dartmouth ..........Is there a stigma against the
>cadenza ? Where would the cadenza go in the first movement ? I'm just
>asking out of curiosity >>

Sue responded:

>This is interesting, because as far as I know there isn't a cadenza in the
>first movement (or anywhere in the concerto, for that matter), although
>there are a couple of places that beg for ornamentation (measures 127 and
>315 in the Breitkopf edition). Was this judge pleased that you didn't do
>that? That would be curious, because if I understand Dan Leeson
>correctly, you're
>supposed to improvise in those places. They're not cadenzas,
>though. (See the archives for his explanation of cadenza vs.
>eingang.) Perhaps Dan will comment further.
> Susan Schwaegler

Actually, I believe Dan will recommend that you absolutely improvise here -
these are two typical places for eingangs to be played (I hope I spelled it
right).......and I am certain Dan will most certainly comment - so I leave
it to him......he is really good at this stuff.

Best wishes,
Roger Garrett

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

"A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes
Jean Paul Richter (1763-1825)

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