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Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 16:46:30 -0700
From: Grant Green <>
Subject: Re: [Sarrusophone] Heckelphone Trio

>From: Bob Greenwade <>
>At 10:48 AM 8/4/1999 -0700, Grant Green wrote:
> >From: Grant Green <>
> >
> >.....Tenor sarrusophone is an interesting idea: anyone know where I can
> >find the score?  The work is Hindemith's Trio Op. 47 for Heckelphone, Viola
> >and Piano.
>   Sure enough, I found it for sale at at a
>price of $29.95.  Just go there, and do a search of the site with the words
>"Hindemith heckelphone trio" and there you are.  :-]

And here it is!  Very thoughtfully, the publisher includes the
heckelphone part both in C and transposed to Bb for tenor sax.  A
quick browse through the score shows that it is not written down to
low A, and could be played on a C melody sax (or a Bb tenor

BTW, the current edition has a printing error: the parts for C and Bb
instrument switch at page 6.  Whichever part you start with, you have
to end with the other part.  The publisher says it will correct the
error in the next (soon forthcoming) edition.

Now to find an adventurous violist and pianist... ;-)


Grant Green  

From: "Mr. Josh" <>
Subject: Re: [Sarrusophone] Heckelphone Trio
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 02:24:26 GMT

Where are you, If you are in Seattle I could play either piano or viola

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Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 14:59:31 -0700
From: Grant Green <>
Subject: Concert Announcement


The microtonal ensemble NEWBAND is performing works by Harry Partch
at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco on 9/23/99.  They'll be
using HP's original instruments, apparently including the Marimba
Eroica.  According to the SF Examiner, "The enormous Marimba Eroica,
individually hung Sitka spruce blocks laid over cave-like resonators
the size of a piano, emits four low tones, the lowest of which is not
audible to the human ear.  If you can't make the concert, the
instruments will be on display from 9/21-23 during regular gallery
hours.  See for info.



Grant Green  

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