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TIA This is my second attempt.
Paul F. Henegan<firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Sorry, I sent the last mail without copying Grant Green or myself - could you bounce a copy to him? And one more tidbit: I noticed that Charles Double Reed Company has another contrabass for sale, supposedly in good condition, as well as a recent soprano by Orsi. Also, thanks very much for the Paul Winter tape - but it was defective, so I'll just go out and buy one - I'm curious to hear your playing.
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Author: A Myers <email@example.com>
Date: 2/28/97 7:24 PM
Subject: Re: Contrabass-L No. 87
Grant Green wrote (19.2.97) on the Armeeposaune and the TornistertubaThere is a good picture of a Bflat Tornistertuba in Herbert Heyde's catalogue of the Frankfurt-an-der-Oder museum collection; it appears also in the same authors "Ventilblasinstrumente". This example, attributed to Cerveny, is an 18ft Bflat contrabass `knapsack tuba' with an overall height of only 455mm. The same museum has an Eflat Tornistertuba also. The Bflat here in Edinburgh stands 516mm high. I have a picture, but not, or not yet, on the Web.
> Can't find a tornistertuba on the web, but there's a nice picture of an
> armeeposaune at http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/euchmi/ucj/ucjg3472.jpg
Does anyone know where there is a survivng example of a Jericho-Posaune? According to Curt Sachs (Real-Lexikon der Musikinstrumnte, Berlin, 1913; revised edition, New York, 1964): "Jericho-Posaune, eine gegen 1873 v. Ignaz Stowasser in Wien erfundene Posaune mit ausserordentlich starkem Ton, die aber fuer den Blaeser unbequem war." This was a trombone designed to be capable of playing extraordinarily loudly, to the extent that is was uncomforable even for the player !
Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments,
Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square,
EDINBURGH EH8 9AG, Scotland
Web URL: http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/euchmi/
The Mid-South Concert Band will be giving a free concert this Sunday, March 9th, at 7:00pm at the Ringold United Methodist Church in Ringold, Georgia, which is near Chattanooga. Send me e-mail if you live in the area and need directions.
From: "Daryl Fletcher" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: another contrabass trumpet clip
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 1997 21:31:20 -0500
Here's another clip of me playing contrabass trumpet for the archive. (That is, if you folks don't mind listening to yet another one of my amateur recordings.)
The file is georgia.wav and it's about 261K.
Are you going to Austria? I was supposed to play tenor in the Austria band, but I ran out of money.
At 05:01 PM 3/3/97 -0800, you wrote:
>Are you going to Austria? I was supposed to play tenor in the Austria >band, but I ran out of money.If I pass the audition, then I'll be going to Austria. Ever tried to play with your fingers crossed? ;-)
Author: "Sydney R. Polk" <email@example.com>
Date: 3/4/97 10:04 AM
Subject: Ohlone and Foothill Concerts
The Ohlone College Wind Band will give two concerts. One is Sunday March 9, 1997 at 2 PM, and the other is Sunday, March 16, 1997. We are playing a variety of interesting music, including Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and Robert Russell Bennett's Four Preludes. In addition, pianist Pamela Resch is joining us for Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue. The Ohlone Concerts are likely to sell out, so getting tickets early is highly recommended. The box office is open Tues-Sat 12-4, and Thurs 12-8. The number is 510-659-6031. I am playing bass clarinet and contra-alto clarinet in this group.
The Foothill College Symphonic Wind Ensemble is giving its Winter Concert on March 16 at 7 PM. We are playing music such as Mousoursky's Night On Bald Mountain and the Hindemith Sympnoy in Bb for Band. I don't know the box office number for this one, but getting tickets at the door is not a problem. I am playing tenor saxophone and contra-alto clarinet in this group.
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