Colin Lawson - The History of the Clarinet mp3 album
Colin James Lawson CBE FRCM FRNCM FLCM Hon RAM (born 24 July 1949) is an English clarinettist, scholar and broadcaster. He was born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea and educated at Bradford Grammar School. A pupil of Thea King, Lawson was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain during his teenage years. He subsequently read music at Keble College, Oxford.
More By Colin Lawson. See All. Mozart Clarinet Quintet. English Classical Clarinet Concertos. Xavier Lefevre: A Revolutionary Tutor - Clarinet Sonatas, Vol. 2. 2011. Times for Flying: Duets for Two Clarinets.
Colin Lawson and Robin Stowell. During the last three decades historical performance has become part of mainstream musical life. However, there is as yet no one source from which performers and students can nd an overview of the signicant issues or glean practical information pertinent to a particular instrument. Aims and aspirations 10. Origin and development of the clarinet 11 The chalumeau and its music 12 Baroque clarinet repertory 14 Classical 15 Romantic 16 A snapshot from 1879 17 The late nineteenth century 18 Early recordings and musical style 20. 3 Equipment.
It offers students and performers a composite survey of the history and repertoire of the instrument from its origins to the present day, as well as practical guidance on teaching and performing. Special focus is made on the various members of the extensive clarinet family and specialist chapters provide advice on the mechanics of clarinet playing, the art of historical performance, contemporary techniques, and the clarinet in jazz. A wealth of reading and information is presented in this Cambridge Companion to the Clarinet which should be on all our shelves before long. a worthy addition to the technique improving repertoire. Source: Clarinet and Saxophone.
A published expert, Lawson has played the clarinet family of instruments with the . s most prestigious period performance groups.
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet. Cambridge Music Handbooks). In addition to providing a detailed analysis, Colin Lawson pays special attention to performance traditions and also to the influence of Brahms' music on late Regarded by many as Brahms' first real chamber work, the Clarinet Quintet is here placed in the context of chamber music in general, Brahms' own earlier music, and the history and repertory of the clarinet generally. In addition to providing a detailed analysis, Colin Lawson pays special attention to performance traditions and also to the influence of Brahms' music on later composers.
Profile: Classical woodwind player, director of the Royal College of Music.
Colin Lawson is Director of the Royal College of Music. He has an international profile as a period clarinettist and has played principal clarinet in most of Britain's leading period orchestras, notably The Hanover Band, The English Concert and the London Classical Players, with whom he has recorded extensively and toured worldwide. His recording of Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet with members of The Revolutionary Drawing Room reached the top 20 in the Classical Charts during 2012. In 2015 he released a recording of Mozart’s Divertimenti, Arias and Nocturnes, in collaboration with students and colleagues from the Royal College of Music.
Lawson discusses and critiques Hoeprich's book on the history of the clarinet. The Birth of the Orchestra: History of an Institution, 1650-1815. By John Spitzer and Neal Zaslaw. pp. xx + 614. Article. The Classical period was indeed a golden age for the clarinet, bringing an enhanced profile within the orchestra, as well as new status as a solo instrument.
This guide, written by one of the foremost interpreters of early clarinet music, is intended for all clarinetists with a desire to investigate music of earlier periods. It contains practical help on both the acquisition and playing of historical clarinets, while performers on modern instruments will find much advice on style, approach and techniques, which combine to make up a well-grounded, period interpretation.