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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000226.txt from 2002/02

From: Daniel Leeson <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Mixed Quartets (Leeson)
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 16:40:29 -0500

He is a lovely man, and we have played together on a number of
occasions. I had heard that he intends to retire and that, of course,
is causing drooling of bass clarinet players all over the country.

I was at the performance with the SFSO when they played the edition of
361. It was very beautifully done.


Neil Leupold wrote:
> --- Daniel Leeson <> wrote:
> > Simeon Bellison arranged a quartet of Mozart's music for 2 b-flats,
> > basset horn, and bass clarinet.
> Hey Dan, 'had lunch with Don Carroll this afternoon across the street
> from Carnegie. Your name came up in conversation. He spoke well of
> you, and mentioned having used your edition of the Gran Partitta in
> an S.F. performance. At 73, Don looks great. I almost can't believe
> he's retiring (Dec.). 47 fruitful years with S.F., and apparently
> looking forward to traveling the world with his wife. What a great
> life he's had (with plenty left to live)!
> ~ Neil
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