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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000439.txt from 2010/11

From: Glenn Kantor <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Sabine Meyer
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2010 12:24:33 -0500


If you are going to cut and paste directly from Wikipedia, wouldn't the =

honest thing be to at least give the source credit?

Glenn B Kantor (GBK)
----- Original Message ----- =

From: "sarah elbaz" <>
To: "The Klarinet Mailing List" <>
Sent: Friday, November 26, 2010 12:16 PM
Subject: Re: [kl] Sabine Meyer

Meyer began playing the clarinet at an early age. Her first teacher was her =

father, also a clarinetist. She studied with Otto Hermann in Stuttgart and =

then with Hans Deinzer at the Hochschule f=FCr Musik und Theater, Hanover, =

along with her brother, clarinetist Wolfgang Meyer, and now-husband, =

clarinetist Reiner Wehle, who played later in the Munich Philharmonic. She =

began her career as a member of the Bayerische Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra =

and the Berlin Philharmonic, where her appointment as one of the orchestra'=
s =

first female members, caused controversy. Herbert von Karajan, the =

orchestra's music director, hired Meyer in September 1982, but the players =

voted against her at the conclusion of her probation period by a vote of 73 =

to 4. The orchestra insisted the reason was that her tone did not blend wit=
h =

the other members of the section, but other observers, including Karajan, =

believed that the true reason was her gender. In 1983, after nine months, =

Meyer left the orchestra to become a full-time solo clarinetist

> -------Original Message-------
> From: Martin Baxter <>
> To: The Klarinet Mailing List <>
> Subject: Re: [kl] Sabine Meyer
> Sent: 26 Nov '10 17:03
> Sorry then Sarah, but you should have e-mailed him privately if your =

> comments were only addressed to one member of this thread. As you made it =

> an open communication I think that you are unwise to say so positively =

> that the only reason Sabine Meyer was dismissed was because of her sex =

> unless you have proof that would stand up in a court of law.
> Martin
> On 26 Nov 2010, at 16:36, sarah elbaz wrote:
> My post was an answer to Danyel.
> And Sabine was judged by different standard- she had to leave Berlin =

> Phil. only because she was a women and for no other reason.
> Sarah
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