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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000500.txt from 2002/06

From: JEDISUSHI@-----.com
Subj: Re: [kl] Beethoven "Clarinet" Concerto!!!???
Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2002 10:38:30 -0400

In a message dated 6/16/02 5:52:36 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
bearwoodson@-----.net writes:

> :
>
> 1) Just how high does the Clarinet's Written
> Range go in the MODERN Version of the
> Mozart Clarinet Concerto?
>
> 2) And is the Highest Note in Mozart's
> ORIGINAL Version of his Clarinet Concerto,
> the same as it is in the Modern Version? (Is it
> higher now in the Modern Version?)

If I'm correct, the highest note in both versions (I'm basing this on
Barenreiter Urtext) is a concert E, above the staff (A written G for the A
clarinet, an octave above the space on top of the staff), in the end of the
first movement, and in the third movement as well. Stoltzman's Cadenzas
would definitely tend to be very inventive, with double high C's and all, but

to my knowledge most people keep their ornamentations simpler (i.e. Sabine
Meyer's intepretation is wonderful, in my opinion. Quick, but wonderful)...

Mike

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