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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000513.txt from 2002/02

From: "M BRINK" <mdbrink@-----.za>
Subj: Re: [kl] [C] More Clarinet Virtuosi of the Past available
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 14:01:24 -0500

----- Original Message -----
From: Michael Bryant <michael@-----.uk>
Subject: Re: [kl] [C] More Clarinet Virtuosi of the Past available

> David and others of the same opinion might like to
> write to de Haske and express their consternation.
> Here are some addresses:
>
> De Haske
> Businesspark
> Friesland-West 15
> Holland
> Telefoon: 0513 - 65 30 53
> Fax: 0513 - 65 32 91
> E-mail: music@-----.com
>
> De Haske
> Rotlaubstr. 6
> 79427 Eschbach
> Switzerland
> Tel.: 07634/550-0
> Fax :07634/550-155
> E-mail : dehaskeCH@-----.com
>
> Fentone Music Ltd. [Now part of the De Haske company]
> Flemming Road
> Earlstrees, Corby
> Northants NN 17 USN
> England
> Tel. +44 (0) 1536 260981
> Fax +44 (0) 1536 401075
> E-Mail: music@-----.com
>
> Novello and Co is now part of Music Sales.
>
> Pamela's "Clarinet Virtuosi of the Past" (1971 hardback)
> and "The Clarinet Teacher's Companion" (1976)
> were published by Robert Hale. The paperback
> of "Clarinet Virtuosi of the Past" was published by Fentone
> in 1976 and reprinted in 1982, 86 and 94.
> This possibly indicates that Fentone reprinted only
> small quantities and that there has been a steady demand.
> "More Clarinet Virtuosi of the Past" (Fentone) was in paperback
> from the start in 1977 and was reprinted at least in 1982.
>
> Mr Fentone Senior retired before the company was sold
> to de Haske, after which they immediately fired his son.
> I think there are only 3 employees left at Fentones.
> One of the directors of Fentones told me they had no stock
> in the UK and another admitted that they did have stock
> but they are not permitted to export it. All very confusing.
>
> "Clarinet Virtuosi of Today" (Egon) is already out of print, I think.
> It never reached a paperback edition. Pamela's latest,
> as yet unpublished book, a 'dictionary' of a further 400
> clarinettist of the past, was rejected by de Haske at the
> end of last year, 2001.
>
> Meanwhile John Newhill has provided me with additional information
> (including the death dates of composers who died since 1984)
> for a revised edition of his basset horn book. Translations into
> Swedish and Italian (at the very least) are in progress.
> He has just told me that a German author, Dr Thomas Grass,
> is writing or planning to write a new book about the instrument.
>
> MB
>
> Gary wrote on Sunday, February 24, 2002 7:58 PM
> Subject: Re: [kl] [C] More Clarinet Virtuosi of the Past available
>
> > This is probably a question that Michael Bryant could answer exactly. I
> > believe that there have been a series of acquisitions over the years.
In
> > the most recent, de Haske purchased Fentone which includes the rights to
> > these books.
> >
> > The copies I have (of More Clarinet Virtuosi of the Past and Clarinet
> > Virtuosi of the Past) were printed 8-10 years ago. These books are
thick,
> > expensive and relatively slow selling. I presume that de Haske has
decided
> > that reprinting them is not a good investment.
> >
> > Gary
> >
> > At 11:33 AM 2/24/02, you wrote:
> > >Gary Van Cott wrote:
> > >
> > > > I have received what is the very last stock of More Clarinet
Virtuosi
> of
> > > > the Past by Weston. I have been told by de Haske that they will not
> be
> > > > reprinting this book or her other Clarinet Virtuosi books.
> > > >
> > > > Gary
> > > >
> > > > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > >
> > >Wot!? Did they publish her books? I have Clarinet Virtuosi of the Past
> > >published by Novello, More Cl.V. of the P. publ by Halstan and Cl.V.of
> Today
> > >published by Egon. What has de Haske have to do with it? That would be
a
> > >catastrophy if they weren't published anymore!
> > >
> > >David
> > >
> > >
> > >
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