A Touch of Anna Anna Hashimoto, clarinet; Daniel King Smith, piano. A. Rosenblatt: Carmen Fantasy; G. Tartini: Devil’s Trill Sonata; J. S. Bach: Chromatic Fantasy in D Minor; F. Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata; V. Bellini: “Casta Diva” from Norma; L. Bassi: Concert Fantasy on Verdi’s Rigoletto. Meridian Records CDE 84631. Total time 71:35. Meridian Records A Touch of Anna features opera fantasies by Rosenblatt and Bassi, as well as transcriptions of works by Tartini, J.S. Bach, Schubert and Bellini, performed by Anna Hashimoto, clarinet, and Daniel King Smith, piano. Hashimoto has won multiple international clarinet competitions and performed across Europe, the United Kingdom, USA, Mexico andRead More →

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      Originalmente publicado en inglés en The Clarinet 44/1 (diciembre 2016). Copias impresas de The Clarinet están disponibles para los miembros de ICA. Por Ricardo Dourado Freire La revista The Clarinet y la International Clarinet Association (ICA) son modelos de organización y estructura de información para otros países. En este año, alguns clarinetistas brasileños organizaron una revista de clarinete para discutir la ejecución clarinetística, las carreras y el conocimiento acerca del instrumento. La Revista Clarineta presenta artículos, entrevistas y otras informaciones sobre le clarinete. Marco Antonio Mazzini ha estado en esta columna otras veces. Él ha actuado como organizador de sociedades de clarinetistas comoRead More →

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    Originally published in The Clarinet 43/3 (June 2016), this online version contains a supplemental Discography and List of Works. Printed copies of The Clarinet are available for ICA members. Part one of two in a series of interviews with British experimental clarinetists. Part two will feature E-flat clarinetist Virginia Anderson. by Elizabeth Crawford I had the good fortune recently to meet a stalwart of the British experimental music scene, Ian Mitchell. Retired head of music at Trinity Laban in London, Mitchell is a fantastic bass clarinetist who has recorded extensively and for whom countless works have been composed. On April 13, 2015, I talked with Ian Mitchell about his lifeRead More →