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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000200.txt from 2010/05

From: "Clinton F. Nieweg" <>
Subj: [kl] Clarinets for Stravinsky
Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 13:52:49 -0400

>From David Daniels " Orchestral Music Online" The most exact listing of
instrumentations available. He does not list when A or Bb clarinet are
needed though. That information is from the scores.

The Firebird (Zhar'-ptitsa; L'oiseau de feu): Ballet 1910 and Suite (1911
Clarinets 4[1 in A .2 in A. 3 in A/doubling D cl. bcl in Bb]
Parts on sale Kalmus. Critical edition on rental Schott/EAMDLLC
Luck's sells a Clar 3 part doubling Eb Clarinet.

Suite (1919 version)
2 clarinets in La [Corrected McAlister 2nd edition]
Parts on sale Kalmus [The only corrected edition published.]

Suite (1945 version)
2 Clarinets [in A]
Parts on rental MCA/Schott/ EAMDLLC

~ Proof Purr-fect Research ~
Clinton F. Nieweg.
(research for Librarians - Conductors - Performers).

From: "Lelia Loban" <>
Similarly, Igor Stravinsky calls for three clarinet players for his 1910
ballet, "The Firebird," and the 1911 "Firebird Suite." One of the clarinet
players doubles on E-flat clarinet, but what are the keys of the other three


Thanks very much!

Lelia Loban

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