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 Mozart editions (in Rome?)
Author: Morrigan 
Date:   2007-09-17 12:42

Hi everyone,

Lots of people have seen that I've been working off the Boosey & Hawkes Mozart Concerto and usually have a pretty strong reaction, telling me to get something else because its 'rubbish' or 'old-fashioned' (I'm quoting others on this, remember).

I'm in Rome at the moment and an audition has come up sort of last-minute, and I need to go out and buy the Mozart concerto again so that I can take the piano part along with me. So what editions are good, and does anybody know of any good sheet music stores in Rome?

Thanks so much

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 Re: Mozart editions (in Rome?)
Author: Mark Charette 2017
Date:   2007-09-17 13:03

See Keith Koons' article: http://www.clarinet.org/fests/1998/Koons.asp

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 Re: Mozart editions (in Rome?)
Author: beejay 
Date:   2007-09-17 16:26

The Baehrenreiter so-called ur-text edition has the advantage of being clearly printed on decent quality paper. It also comes with the part for basset clarinet and critical notes. I compared it with the 1802 Andre edition, and it is fairly close. The advantage (or disadvantage -- depends on how you view it) is that it leaves many of the decisions about articulation to you. Ur-text is more of a sales gimmick than a guarantee of authenticity by the way.

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 Re: Mozart editions (in Rome?)
Author: beejay 
Date:   2007-09-18 20:48

There is a big music shop in Via Ripetta, near the Piazza del Popolo. Failing that, there used to be a big Ricordi store just off the Piazza Veneto.

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 Re: Mozart editions (in Rome?)
Author: msboyd13 
Date:   2007-09-19 06:31

Try Scatola Sonora near Piazza Vittorio or Musicarte (Via Fabio Massimo).

Michael

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