[Trombone-l] Messiaen

George Carr georgecarr at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 15:22:54 CDT 2005


I can't help much either, except to note that I have tickets to hear
the Cleveland Orchestra play it at the end of the month.  I'll be able
to tell you by Oct. 1 what the trombone parts are like, if you don't
find out before then.

George

On 9/15/05, Roger Hecht <rihecht at earthlink.net> wrote:
> I'm not sure how much help this is. I was sent a recording of this
> twice to review and passed it on to the magazine's Messaien guy. I
> hate the piece. Can't get through it enough to truly answer your
> question. Others love it and...appropos to your question, it is one
> big piece. From what little I can recall--and that's very little--the
> trombone parts should be major. There are about 7 recordings.
> Nagano's is supposed to be the best, but it's not the cheapest. Cheap
> may be Ozawa, which is a reissue.
> 
> 
> >Does anyone know the orchestration for the Turangulila Symphony? Do
> >the bones have a decent part? I don't know the piece at all.
> >
> >Keith in Bb/F/D
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