Advertising and Web Hosting on Woodwind.Org!

Klarinet Archive - Posting 000123.txt from 2004/10

From: "Fernando Silveira" <fernandounirio@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [kl] D clarinets
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2004 16:30:19 -0400

Hi Kelly.

Several of Mahler's Symphonies;
Strawinsky's Rite of Spring;
Several Strauss' pieces, like Till Eulenspiegel (spell?), Salome;
For shure you would find more...
Molter concerto...

Best

Fernando Silveira
Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

----- Original Message -----
From: "CBA" <clarinet10001@-----.com>
To: <klarinet@-----.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 4:48 PM
Subject: [kl] D clarinets

> Dan,
>
> Just how many pieces would call for a D clarinet? I have been
> thinking of getting one in the future, but I am not sure that
> the number of pieces requiring it would warrant such a purchase.
>
> Also, I was wondering about if one person has a D clarinet, and
> the other has an Eb, when 2 of these beasts are required (I
> believe Mahler does require 2 in one piece) does it cause more
> problems than it is worth?
>
> Kelly Abraham
> Woodwinds - Computer Geek
> Hattiesburg, MS
> --- dnleeson <dnleeson@-----.net> wrote:
>
> > Mark, I think that anyone who approaches Mahler's music with a
> > hypothesis that Mahler was crazy and did not know what he was
> > doing is in serious trouble. I have played Mahler 5 with six
> > clarinets on a number of occasions including the two bass
> > clarinets, though I did not have a D clarinet. I had to use
> > an
> > E-flat and transpose.
> >
> > There is not a shred of evidence that Mahler chose those
> > instruments for any reason other than his knowledge of
> > orchestral
> > sound and what those clarinet types contributed to it. Now
> > you
> > if have some other information about his motivation, I'd like
> > to
> > hear it. Alternatively, you might play the work, get some
> > experience in it, and then share your thoughts with us.
> >
> > Right now, you are not in a position of advantage with those
> > of
> > us who have had the privilege of playing that work, sometimes
> > on
> > multiple occasions over a period of 30 years.
> >
> > Dan Leeson
> > DNLeeson@-----.net
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mark H. Weinstein [mailto:mark.weinstein@-----.edu]
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 11:36 AM
> > To: clarinet list
> > Subject: [kl] Mahler
> >
> >
> > I am playing 3rd/bass clarinet part in Mahler's 5th Symphony
> > with
> > an
> > amateur orchestra. In theory the part calls for 6 clarinets-
> > B,A,D,C,Bb
> > bass and A bass. I actually have all but the A Bass. Any
> > thoughts
> > on why
> > he wrote one part for 6 clainets? for the tone? Why write for
> > A
> > clarinet
> > in 6 flats when there are other options? Was he that crazy?
> > Yor
> > thoughts. Mark
> >
> >
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> > ----
> > klarinet-digest-unsubscribe@-----.org if you get the
> > digest.
> > Klarinet is a service of Woodwind.Org, Inc.
> > http://www.woodwind.org
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> > klarinet-digest-unsubscribe@-----.org if you get the
> > digest.
> > 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