Advertising and Web Hosting on Woodwind.Org!

Klarinet Archive - Posting 000572.txt from 2004/08

From: Simeon Loring <sloring1@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [kl] Internal evidence
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 16:55:38 -0400

Speaking of the eingang, there is an interesting one offered by I
forget whom in the Clarinet Concerto slow movement: the Bb followed by
a low E and back to the tune.
On Aug 19, 2004, at 4:48 PM, dnleeson wrote:

> There is no vacuum at all if you know what to look for.
>
> When a composer wants a cadenza his places a fermata on a tonic
> chord in the second inversions. Translated from the greek,
> italian, french, german, or serbo croation, that means PLAY A
> CADENZA.
>
> When the fermata is on a dominant 7th chord, that means PLAY AN
> EINGANG.
>
> You, as the performer are supposed to know what a cadenza is, wha
> you do, how you get out of it, and what not to do. Same thing
> with an eingang. That is what a course is performance practice
> is supposed to teach you.
>
> Dan Leeson
> DNLeeson@-----.net
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ormondtoby Montoya [mailto:ormondtoby@-----.net]
> Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 1:23 PM
> To: klarinet@-----.org
> Subject: RE: [kl] Internal evidence
>
>
> Dan Leeson wrote:
>
>> Wrong direction. One view was that the fact of
>> improvisation was so ingrained in the Italian
>> culture that there was no need to document it.
>
> Sorry, I didn't mean to focus on one particular language or
> culture.
>
> Composers wouldn't be composers if they just told us to write our
> own
> music. (You open the score, for which you paid $27.95, and it
> says
> "Improvise 297 measures in your favorite key, then close with the
> tonic.")
>
> However, what catches my attention is the notational semi-vacuum
> that
> seems to exist concerning the location of expected
> improvisations ---
> aside from the notation "cadenza" during the few measures of a
> cadence.
>
> This doesn't prove anything, but it catches my attention. If a
> composer expects it, why hasn't a notation arisen over the
> centuries to
> notate the location more explicitly?
>
>
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> ----
> Klarinet is a service of Woodwind.Org, Inc.
> http://www.woodwind.org
>
>
>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> Klarinet is a service of Woodwind.Org, Inc. http://www.woodwind.org
>

---------------------------------------------------------------------
Klarinet is a service of Woodwind.Org, Inc. http://www.woodwind.org

   
     Copyright © Woodwind.Org, Inc. All Rights Reserved    Privacy Policy    Contact charette@woodwind.org