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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000223.txt from 2005/12

From: "danyel" <rab@-----.de>
Subj: Re: [kl] Top 100
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 20:38:54 -0500

Thanks for posting, that's quite amusing. There seem to be only two pieces
of chamber music amongst the top 100, both of which by Schubert. Would
people not vote Brahms' late clarinet-chamber music on much higher ranks
than his German Requiem if they only new it?

Best wishes,
danyel

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Roberts" <timr@-----.com>
To: "Clarinet List" <klarinet@-----.org>
Sent: Friday, December 30, 2005 12:27 AM
Subject: [kl] Top 100

> The local classical music radion station, KBPS (www.allclassical.org) is
> currently running their annual "top 100 classical pieces" as voted by
> listeners.
>
> Clearly, Mr. Mozart's publicist has been doing his job. From a dismal
> showing at #50 last year, the K.622 Clarinet Concerto placed this year
> at a very respectable #21, just ahead of Carmina Burana, Beethoven's
> Symphony #3 ("Eroica"), and Rhapsody in Blue.
>
> The recording they chose this year is Sabine Meyer, on basset clarinet,
> with the Berlin Philharmonic. I am quite enjoying it.
>
> The big loser this year seems to be Mahler. Last year, three of
> Mahler's symphonies were in the top 50. This year, he managed no better
> than #68.
>
> This year's list: http://www.allclassical.org/Top100_2005.php
> Last year's list: http://www.allclassical.org/Top100_2004.php
>
> --
> Tim Roberts, timr@-----.com
> Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
>
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