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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000513.txt from 2002/06

From: Daniel Leeson <leeson0@-----.net>
Subj: Re: [kl] Highest note in Mozart concerto
Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2002 16:02:04 -0400

I must admit that I missed the high e in the Winterthur mansucript and
you are correct. Same thing for the C-sharp. Sorry.

Dan

David Glenn wrote:
>
> Daniel Leeson wrote:
> - snip -
>
> > In general Mozart never went above a written high D for clarinet though,
> > as Tony Pay reminded me, there is a high E in the Gran Partitta and that
> > note is certain because the manuscript still exists. For basset horn,
> > no manuscript exists to suggest that he ever went above a high D. Also,
> > though it is not terribly important to this discussion, I can find no
> > case of him having written a C# (above the staff) for any clarinet type
> > instrument. Either it was a note that he never needed to use, or some
> > other reason prevented its presentation.
> > --
>
> Dan, do you mean for basset horn in F? The Winterthur MS goes to high E and
> F in bar 142, but then as you said some time in a past discussion about
> Mozart writing high notes for the clarinet, that's not comparable because
> that's for basset horn in G and not for (basset) clarinet in A. As far as
> the high C# goes, that's in bar 150 of the same MS. I'm not an expert on
> Mozart or manuscripts, I just have a copy of this one because it's so
> important to me. Maybe I missed your point here? Please let me know if this
> is an oversight or if there is another point to it as I value your
> contributions immensly!
>
> David
>
> >
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