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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000140.txt from 2008/10

From: "Bill Foss" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] The Boy Friend (musical)
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 15:07:34 -0400

The only time I played The Boyfriend was in the 1960's but from what I
remember the
REED 1 book called for clarinet, soprano and alto saxes.

Bill Foss
U.S. Army Retired
USC Aiken, Woodwind Professor
Director of Bands, Aiken Prep

----- Original Message -----
From: "Haaser, Steven A." <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, October 27, 2008 1:10 PM
Subject: [kl] The Boy Friend (musical)

> Has anyone on the list played the musical The Boy Friend by Sandy Wilson?
> In 35 years of pit playing, this show is unknown to me. I've learned it
> is
> a pastiche of 1920s style music but that is all I=B9ve learned. I've been
> offered a job to play 4 performances on 2 rehearsals for a school
> production. I was told the book was straight Bb clarinet.
> What can the collective wisdom report? Off-line responses are fine since
> this might not be a high-interest topic for the list.
> Thanks,
> Steve Haaser
> ------------------------------------------------------------------


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