06. May 2006 · Comments Off on MQOD (Hah!) · Categories: imported, Quotes

Then, there’s the reason why woodwinds are tucked behind the strings in orchestras: Seeing the players having clear their instruments of accumulated saliva a dozen times per concert has its visual/aesthetic drawbacks.

-Paul Hertelendy (from a review)

06. May 2006 · Comments Off on Is This A Compliment To You? · Categories: imported, Ramble

In Weber’s Bassoon Concerto in F major (Op. 75), Matsukawa’s tone combined the best parts of tenor saxophone and French horn….

I’m asking bassoonists … what think ye? From this review.