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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000116.txt from 2008/10

From: "Keith" <bowenk@-----.com>
Subj: RE: [kl] Karl Leister K.622
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 18:55:59 -0400

Oh well, that's OK then!

keith

>Eventually, I paid an astrologer who told me what to do. And then I
checked=20
that information at a s=E9ance..

Dan Leeson
dnleeson@-----.net

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From: "Keith" <bowenk@-----.com>
To: <klarinet@-----.org>
Sent: Monday, October 20, 2008 2:28 PM
Subject: RE: [kl] Karl Leister K.622

>
> It is very rarely possible to avoid editorial *decisions* in the=20
> production
> of an edition even if the autograph exists in good condition and is =
known,
> or believed, not to have been subsequently revised by the author or=20
> modified
> in the production of playing parts. That is the case with the Gran=20
> Partitta,
> K361. We know about That Bar, of course, but another example of a =
decision
> by Dan and his co-editor or maybe the NMA Board is in the last =
movement,=20
> bar
> 124. In the phrasing (slurs) of the semiquaver (sixteenth) runs in =
bars
> 124-127, most people 'feel' they should be the same in all the =
instruments
> and this is what appears in NMA (Dan's edition) and Henle 'Urtexts'. =
But=20
> it
> ain't what The Man wrote. In the autograph, where the parts are =
written=20
> out
> three times (the rest are colla parte) there are clear differences of
> phrasing: oboes and clarinets are in one-bar phrases, basset horns in
> two-bar phrases and bassoons and bass in a four-bar phrase. So a =
decision
> has been made, this time to change something that Mozart actually =
wrote.
> Never asked you about this one, Dan, what's the scoop here? It's=20
> absolutely
> clear in the autograph, no room for error or misinterpretation. Or do =
I=20
> have
> to wait for the book?
>
> Keith
>
>
>
>
>> If editing is "wrong" - or at least, "wrong-headed" - perhaps it's =
time=20
>> to
>> have a Mozart scholar-in-the-know come out with a "non-edition." =
Just=20
>> the
>> facts, ma'am, the notes we're reasonably certain of, and a text
> explanation
>> of what's not there (and why it isn't).
>
> That already pretty much exists in the shape of the NMA Baerenreiter
> edition.
> There are places in that where you might want to take issue with the=20
> octave
> chosen, but none of the sort of editorial interference that I was
> complaining
> about.
>
> Tony
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