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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000437.txt from 2010/11

From: corvo di bassetto <rab@-----.de>
Subj: Re: [kl] Basset Clarinet
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2010 12:21:47 -0500

Hi Tony,

Thanks for your comments.
Actually, the idea is not that my student would play Mozart's sketch on the G-clarinet (it doesn't feature bassett keys), I just mentioned it because Jim Lytthans wrote about the G in Turkish music. I should have changed the subject header, sorry.
The instrument in question is modern Austrian system. If it was historic, it might qualify as a clarinet d'amore, mightn't it? Unfortunately I am not aware of any repertoire for that particular instrument.

best wishes
danyel

Am 25.11.2010 um 21:07 schrieb Tony Pay:

>
> On 25 Nov 2010, at 19:28, corvo di bassetto wrote:
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>> Mozart originally conceived his concerto for a bassett horn /clarinet in G.
>
> For a few hundred bars -- I suppose, for him, for half a day or so.
>
>> A pupil of mine plays a Hammerschmidt G which is very nice and not awkward at all, provided you have large hands.
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> I think you should warn him off that for the Mozart concerto. Not the right row to hoe.
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