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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000110.txt from 2004/12

From: "Fernando Silveira" <>
Subj: Re: Re: [kl] Scaramouche
Date: Sun, 5 Dec 2004 21:29:25 -0500

Please Tony, see the another mensage.
But, with respect, I would like to ask, too, who is Daniella Thompson.
American, English?? Musician or not?? I don't know. I am just shure she is
not Brazilian to say those things. How deeply she have gone? First or second
hand information??
I have been reserching Brazilian music for the past 10 years. I can tell you
that 90% of the books about Brazilian music have big mistakes and conflict
information. Choro music are played in a diferent way it is found on the
There is two diferent views on brazilian music subject: see scores and
listen to the music "in loco". I think it makes diference and could answer
why she wrote those things.
All choros are similar on rythm matter - at least on the paper. Maybe for
that reason she did that unhappy comparison.



----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony Pay" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, December 05, 2004 11:03 PM
Subject: Re: Re: [kl] Scaramouche

> On 6 Dec, "Fernando Silveira" <> wrote:
>> Hi Tony.
>> I said that because the comparison is awfull.
>> I have been playing choro for years and know very well that piece from
>> Milhaud. I can't see those esemblance.
> OK, but clearly, *she* could, otherwise, why would she have mentioned it?
> So, I suppose I'll have to make the effort to judge for myself....if I can
> summon up the enthusiasm over the next few months....or years....
> What would I *do* with the answer, I ask myself?
> (By this I mean no disrespect for you, for choro, or for Scaramouche.)
> On the other tack, is there no-one with access to a definitive biography
> of
> Milhaud that can settle the stuff about 2pf/sax, which looks to me like
> turning into *another* story about a 'legendary' player?
> Tony
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