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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000313.txt from 2005/07

From: Crysania <>
Subj: [kl] Re: New to the list...question on duet literature
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 17:41:51 -0400

Re: below

Of course there are ideas *I* want to express. I actually have the
idea for an entire piece outlined and some 2 minutes of music written.
However, my reasons for inquiring about this don't have to do with
the piece itself. I have to eventually come up with a justification
for the piece, along with my analysis, etc. I can't think of many
duet pieces for clarinets with orchestra or piano, so I wanted to see
if I was just mistaken or if that were true. And if it *were* true,
if there's some sort of preferred listing of literature many
clarinetists lean toward so I had a good solid reference for it. I
can easily dig up books with listings of clarinet literature, but that
doesn't tell me what clarinetists think is the most
comprehensive/best/etc. out there.


Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 09:17:32 -0700
From: (Ormondtoby Montoya)
Subject: Re: [kl] Re: New to the list...question on duet literature
Message-ID: <>

Michelle wrote:

> contemplating going back to my original idea:
> writing a piece for two clarinets and orchestra
> [snip] The next step is to actually start
> looking at books of clarinet literature.

Listening and studying what others have written is always a good thing,
but... Is there a musical idea inside of yourself that you want to

"An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn't know why they
chose him and is usually too busy to wonder why."
-- William Faulkner

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