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'Richard Stoltzman has every opportunity to display his outstanding technique ...'
The very practical Hindemith regarded composition as essentially 'a form of communication between the author and the consumer'. Perhaps it was as well he gave up using opus numbers in the mid-1920s; otherwise his astonishing productivity might have raised more questions than it does. He noted that the clarinet, a comparative newcomer to the orchestra, included both piccolo and contrabass instruments in its extended family...
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