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BBC NOW – Alpine Symphony – Conducted by Mariss Jansons

It has been my pleasure to work with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales a lot in the past. A very fine orchestra! I received this post from clarinettist Walter Brewster. He has posted a fine collection of radio recordings … Continue reading

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Melody malady: Wind players develop ‘saxophone lung’ from fungus!

Fascinating Article from NBC News… JoNel AlecciaNBC News Julija Sapic / Julija Sapic / Featurepics.com A 68-year-old clarinet player in Atlanta developed a year-long allergic chest reaction to fungus that grew in his instrument. A Dixieland band player who didn’t … Continue reading

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Rough Guide to Orchestral Etiquette!

Former Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Principal Clarinet, Richie Hawley, was giving a masterclass on orchestral etiquette. He asked his colleagues in the CSO about how players should conduct themselves in the workplace. The responses may seem like common sense but it does no harm … Continue reading

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The Clarinet Duet…

At last, they’ve found a use for these things…

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