|C1764: 5 Concert Pieces for Clarinet and Piano compiled and edited by Frans Hanssen. Digital Music Print, 2006, SS, 28 + 9 pages. These pieces are at the advanced intermediate level and in at least one case beyond. Contains: Harald Waldukat Enjyn (Allegro) Leo Thys Contradiction (Allegro fuocoso) and Bye-Bye Spring! (Vivace), Stefen Meylaers Nocturne (Moderato), Frits Celis Rapsodia Op. 39 (this piece is dedicated to Walter Boykens, is 4 pages long with many tempo changes and mixed meter and is at the early college level/college level). Click on the cover image to view a sample page.|
|C1763: 6 Great Pieces for Clarinet and Piano compiled and edited by Frans Hanssen. Digital Music Print, 2006, SS, 27 + 12 pages. Six original pieces by six composers at the intermediate and upper intermediate level. Contains: Claudy Frédéric La Complainte d'Arlequin (Giocoso), Hector De Jonghe Elegy (Lento), Emmanuel Gevers Imagination (Allegro moderato), Steven Mintjens Four Plus Five (Andante/Allegretto Giocoso), Ernest Maes Concertpiece, and Erwin Scheltjens Deep Blue Ocean (Andante/Allegro). Four Plus Five includes mixed meter. Click on the cover image to view a sample page.|
|C1762: 7 Easy Pieces for Clarinet and Piano compiled and edited by Frans Hanssen. Digital Music Print, 2006, SS, 22 + 8 pages. Seven original pieces by six composers at the easy to intermediate level. Includes: Frans Hanssen Sicilienne, Emmanuel Gevers Oldtimer, Steven Mintjens A Ward (Lullaby and Walking), Harald Waldukat Inasible (Cantabile), Erwin Scheltjens Szabadon (Lento lamentoso/Allegro) and Blue Moon (Larghetto), and Ernest Maes Ariette. Click on the cover image to view a sample page.|
|G76: 10 Easy Jazz Duets (B-flat
La Porta with Greg Nielsen. Warner Bros. Publications, 1996, SS, 23
pages + CD. These books (available for C, B-flat, E-flat, and bass clef
instruments) are designed to provide instrumentalists of all ages and
opportunity to play duets in a variety of jazz styles. A CD is included
making it possible to play the duets alone. The book provides
instructions for use with solo and duet practice with the CD, with live
rhythm, and for a jazz workshop. Each piece has instructions on the
format (which choruses and when) to play.
Clarinet and Keyboard.. MorningStar Music
Publishers, 2013, SS,
28 + 11 pages (the
clarinet parts are bound into the book and are intended to be
photocopied). This book has arrangements of 10 religious pieces
including hymns. High school level with quite a bit of variation in
difficulty. Some of these pieces may be played with organ and including
the organ settings. Contents: Adagio (Vivaldi/Wolff), All Creatures of
Our Good and King, Ayre (Telemann/Wolff), Be Thou My Vision, Come Thou
Fount of Every Blessing, Joy
the World, Praise to the Lord, Shall We Gather at the River,
Angel Gabriel from Heaven Came, and The Lone Wild Bird. Click on the
to listen to Joy to the World which is one of the more difficult pieces
in this collection (.mp3). Click on
image to view selected pages from the score.
|C418: 10 Solos for Concert and Contest for Bass
Piano arranged by William E. Rhoads. Southern Music
Co., 1968, SS, 50 + 16 pages. Ten solos based on studies by .
Lee, Fiorillo, Capelle, C. Baermann, and original compositions by
William Rhoads, himself.
|C2038: 12 Concert Etudes for Clarinet by Harold Owen. Western International Music, 1966, SS, 29 pages. The 12 etudes in this book are suitable for performance as well as study. The composer has provided recommendations for selecting groups of the etudes for performance. They are: 1. Fantasia, 2. Air, 3 Invention a 1, 4. Sarabande, 5. Prelude, 6. Adagio sostenuto, 7. Sonatina, 8. Canon (optional duet), 9. Allegresse (after Telemann), 10 Elegy, 11. Ritornello, and 12. Theme and Four Variations. Advanced high school/early college level.|
|C1929: 14 Advanced Christmas Favorites Clarinet arranged by Sean O'Laughlin. Carl Fischer, 2012, SS, 28 pages, plus mp3 CD. This book has more than the melody of each Christmas carol. While each tune includes the melody it also has a more elaborate arrangement suitable for intermediate and more advance players. The mp3 CD includes orchestral accompaniment for these pieces. Includes: Angels We Have Heard on High, Away in a Manger, Deck the Halls, The First Noel, Greensleeves, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, I Saw Three Ships, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, Joy to the World, O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles), O Little Town of Bethlehem, Patapan, Silent Night, and We Three Kings.|
|C165: 16 Grands Solos de Concert for Clarinet and Piano compiled and revised by Daniel Bonade. Southern Music Co., SS & PB, 52 + 147 pages. Solos for clarinet with piano accompaniment. Includes Widor Introduction and Rondo, Messager Solo de Concours, Weber Concertino, and thirteen more. Click on the cover image to view Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back button to return.|
|C1591: 18 Intermediate
Christmas Favorites Clarinet arranged by Carl
Larry Clark with
additional CD arrangements by Rae Moses. Carl Fischer, 2010, SS, 29
pages, plus CD. Instrumentalists searching for enjoyable new Christmas
season material need look no further. This exciting new collection
contains 18 popular holiday favorites in a variety of different styles,
from classical, to jazz, to rock, to Latin. Each play-along track on
the included CD uses background instruments that will make players feel
like they are in the band or part of the orchestra. As an added bonus,
the CD also contains printable PDF files of piano accompaniments for
all songs, so that they may be performed in concert or at church.
Includes: Auld Lang Syne, The First Noel, God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman,
Go Tell It on the Mountains, Greensleeves (What Child is This?), Hark!
the Herald Angels Sing, Hey Man Christmas Swings!, Jingle Bells, Jolly
Old St. Nicholas, Joy to the World, O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste
Fideles), O Little Town of Bethlehem, O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree),
Silent Night (arrangement inspired by Erik Satie's Gymnopedie No. 1),
Up on the Housetop, Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker, We Three
Kings, and We Wish You a Merry Christmas.
|C2131: 27 Dances for
Clarinet and Piano (27 Danzas para Clarinete y Piano)
by Ignacio Cervantes arranged by Sandra Mirabal. Molenaar Edition,
2011, SB/SS, 54 + 29 pages, plus CD. Ignacio Cervantes (1847-1905) is
one of the most important 19th century musicians in Cuba.
This book has 27 of his 40 Danzas originally composed for piano.
Twenty-five have been arrange for clarinet and piano and two
been arranged for clarinet quartet (SSAB). There are copies of the
quartets (2 pages in score format) in both the piano part and the
clarinet part, so you would probably need to make two photocopies to
play them. They are short. The CD has the 25 dances for clarinet and
piano with a complete performance
featuring the arranger on clarinet and a play along version with only
the piano. A variety of tempos, keys, and rhythms make this suitable
better high school level clarinetists and up. Click on
the cover image to view the first page of the score.
|C1243: Album for Clarinet and Piano - Percy Grainger arranged Terry A. Oxley. G. Schirmer, 1993, SS, 35 + 15 pages. A collection of Percy Grainger favorites for clarinet and piano with a wide range of difficulty levels. Irish Tune From County Derry, Dublin Bay (Lisbon), Horkstow Grange, The Brisk Young Sailor, The Lost Lady Found, Australian Up-Country Tune, Country Gardens, Ye Banks And Braes O' Bonnie Doon, and Molly on the Shore. Several pieces such as Irish Tune and the Australian Up-Country Tune are quite easy while others such as the Brisk Young Sailor, Molly on the Shore, and Country Gardens are fairly challenging with the rest in between.|
|C103: Aria arranged and edited by Richard Stoltzman for clarinet and piano. Carl Fischer, PB, 135 + 48 pages. Based on Stotlzman's popular Aria CD. Includes all pieces from the CD: Je veux vivre, O mio babbino caro, O Dieu! Que de bijoux!, Seguidilla, Flower Song, Gypsy Dance, My Man's Gone Now, Summertime, It Ain't Necessarily So, Quando m'en vo "Musetta's Waltz", Nina's Aria, Che gelida manina, Bell raggio lusinghier, Recitative and Gavotte, Ah pur ce soir ... Je suis Titania, La vita e inferno, Addio del Passato, and Vilja.|
|C262: Bach 15 Etudes arranged by Ulysse Delécluse. Alphonse Leduc, 1953, SS, 19 pages. Most of these studies are at a moderate difficulty level.|
|C161: Bach 21 Pieces for Clarinet transcribed by Alamiro Giampieri. Ricordi, SS, 36 pages. Transcribed from Bach's cello and violin work (sources identified). Keys from three flats to three sharps.|
|C060: Bach for the Clarinet transcribed and edited by Ronald L. Caravan. Ethos Publications. 1998. SS, 68 pages. This book contains selected movements from unaccompanied sonatas, partitas, and suites by J.S. Bach. The works were originally written for violin, cello, or flute. This material has been adapted for clarinet because of its extraordinary potential value for developing phrasing, a sense of style, and overall musicianship. The editor has included an explanation of how these pieces were adapted for a wind instrument.|
|C210: Bach for the Clarinet Part I transcribed by Eric Simon. G. Schirmer, 1947, SS, 32 + 15 pages. The works by Bach in this book are for clarinet with piano accompaniment. There is a separate clarinet part. The book contains ten Bach chorales, and ten movements selected from Bach works for keyboard (French Suite, Well-Tempered Clavier, etc.) or orchestra. Many of the pieces in this collection are less difficult than those in our other Bach books.|
|C211: Bach for the Clarinet Part II transcribed by Eric Simon. G. Schirmer, 1947, SS, 33 pages. There are ten works for solo clarinet adapted from Sonatas for unaccompanied violin in this book as well as ten clarinet duets transcribed from works for clavier.|
|WW010: Johann Sebastian Bach - Six Unaccompanied Suites for Cello transcribed by Julie Ann Giacobassi. Fish Creek Music, SS, 60 pages. While this music was originally transcribed for English Horn by Julie Ann Giacobassi, the English Horn player in the San Francisco Symphony, it is also suitable for oboe, clarinet and saxophone. Julie reports, "All the guys in the clarinet section here (Dave Breeden, Luis Baez and Don Carroll) are using it personally and with their students." It is also recommended by Clark Fobes.|
|C716: Six Suites by J.S. Bach
(for Cello BWV 1007-12) arranged for Clarinet by
Delecluse. Leduc, 1965, SS, 33 pages. This edition (compared to WW10)
has the suites transposed so they will sound in concert key, has
dynamic markings added and more articulation markings, has stops
rendered as grace notes, and uses the lower range of the clarinet. The
printing is about the same size, but WW10 generally has more space
between lines. Click
on the cover image to view the first page.
Bach Six Cello Suites for Clarinet transcribed and
edited by Larry Clark.
Carl Fischer, 2014, SS 46 pages. Compared to C716 (above), this
edition has the suites in the same key, the print is larger which makes
it much easier to read but there are page turn issues. There are no
dynamic markings and no added articulation. The stops are
rendered as they were originally with adjustment of the octave
in some cases. The editor has placed some of the phrases an
octave lower and in the Sixth Suite an octave higher. The
Sixth Suite is also somewhat simpler in this edition. Click
on the cover image to view the first page.
|B27: Bach Suites for Cello Solo Transcribed for the Bassoon by Arthur Weisberg. Arthur Weisberg, 2002, SB, 67 pages. This book contains the first five of Bach's Six Suites for Solo Cello, among the greatest music ever written for a solo instrument. (The sixth was not included because of extensive use of double stops and range issues.) The transcriber provides notes on tempos, grace notes, breaths, dynamics, vibrato, trills, and repeats. While this book is well printed and easy to read, there are some pasted-in corrections. Suggested for bass clarinetists who wish to work on bass clef. Many of the pieces are playable with a low E-flat instrument and virtually all with a low C bass clarinet.|
|C2520: Heinrich Baermann, Lesser Known Works for
the Clarinet (and Piano) edited by Madelyn Moore. Carl
Fischer, 2017, SS, 44 + 15 pages. Heinrich Baermann (1784-1847) was one
of the most celebrated virtuosi clarinetists of the early nineteenth
century. While he is primarily known for having inspired some of the
most revered pieces in the clarinet repertoire, he also wrote and
performed his own pieces. Dr. Madelyn Moore, Instructor of Woodwinds at
Kilgore College in Kilgore, Texas, has compiled three, largely
forgotten works by Baermann in this unique collection. They are Andante
con duolore, Concertstück (Divertissement for Clarinet and Orchestra
Op. 38), and Divertimento per clarinetetto for Clarinet and Orchestra
Op. 35. These are relatively advanced works. Click
on the cover image to view the first page of the clarinet part.
|C1667: Belwin Master Duets Clarinet Easy Volume 1 composed or arranged by Keith Snell. Belwin/Alfred, 1986, SS, 32 pages, score format. These duets are at the mid-first year and second year level (some are completely in the lower register). W.A. Mozart Allegro and Cavatine; Joseph Haydn Andantino; G.F Handel Bouree in F from The Water Music, Bouree, March, and Passepied; Michael Praetorius Bransle de la Torche; American Traditional Down in the Willow Gardens; British Folk Song The Eddystone Light; Traditional English Ballad; Keith Snell Etude in D, Four Little Dances, Hopscotch, The Hunt, Road Runner, Slurs & Ties, and Summer Song; L. van Beethoven German Dance; British Folk Song The Keeper; Franz Schubert Landler from Hommage aux Belles Viennoises; Scottish Folk Song Macpherson's Farewell; J.S. Bach Marsch; G.P. Telemann Minuet; and Johann Kaspar Fischer Rigaudon.|
|C1668: Belwin Master Duets Clarinet
Easy Volume 2 composed
or arranged by Keith Snell. Belwin/Alfred, 1986,
SS, 32 pages, score format. These duets are at the mid-first year and
second year level (quite a few are completely in the lower register).
The Carman's Whistle; Keith Snell Echo Polka, Evening Song, March,
Processional, Ten Easy Duets for Clarinet, and Toccata; Johann
Kaspar Fischer Gavotte; Franz Anton Maichelbek Gavotte; W.A. Mozart
Little Minuet and Little Song; G.F. Handel March and
Menuet; Michael Praetorius Rensaissance Dance; Georg Böhm
Rigaudon; Traditional Swedish Folk Song; and L.v. Beethoven Vocalise.
|C1669: Belwin Master Duets Clarinet
or arranged by Keith Snell. Belwin/Alfred, 1986,
SS, 32 pages, score format. These duets occupy a fairly wide
range of difficulty at the intermediate level. American Folk Song
The Mermaid; British Folk Song Lincolnshire Poacher; Jamaican Folk Song
Linstead Market; W.A. Mozart Rondo and Sonatine; Keith Snell The Bells,
Licorice Stick Rag, Lopsided Polka and Serenade in Four Movements; J.S.
Bach Three Two-Part Inventions No. 1, No. 10 and No. 13; James Hook
Rustic Dance; and Domenico Scarlatti Sonata.
|C1670: Belwin Master Duets Clarinet Intermediate Volume 2 composed or arranged by Keith Snell. Belwin/Alfred, 1986, SS, 32 pages, score format. Overall these duets are somewhat easier than Volume 1 (above). American Folk Song El-A-Noy; Irish Folk Song The Minstrel Boy; W.A. Mozart Allegretto, Andante, and Menuett; Keith Snell Easy Sailing, March for Little John, Minuet, Prelude & Fughetta, and Serenade; J.S. Bach Bourrée; Traditional Austrian Dance; J.G. Witthauer Scherzino; L.v. Beethoven March; Johann Pachelbel Fughetta; J.W. Hässler Capriccio; G.F. Handel Courante in F; and Charles Gounod Etude.|
|C1671: Belwin Master Duets Clarinet Advanced Volume 1 composed or arranged by Keith Snell. Belwin/Alfred, 1986, SS, 32 pages, score format. These duets are generally in the upper intermediate range of difficulty with some variation. Two American Fiddlin' Tunes Soldier's Joy and Fisher's Hornpipe, W.A. Mozart Rondo, Keith Snell Etude in C and Nickelodeon Rag, G.F. Handel Gigue, Amand Vanderhagen Rondeau in E Flat, L.v. Beethoven Scherzo, J.S. Bach Two-Part Inventions No. 4 and No. 8, and Anton Diabelli Rondo in A flat.|
|C1672: Belwin Master Duets Clarinet Advanced Volume 2 composed or arranged by Keith Snell. Belwin/Alfred, 1991, SS, 32 pages, score format. A bit more challenging than Volume 1 (key signatures in particular). J. S. Bach Air; Shaker Hymn Tune Simple Gifts; W.A. Mozart Andante, Allegro (from Sonata No. 6 for Violin and Piano), and Duet (from The Magic Flute); Keith Snell Blues, Caprice, and Flying Fingers Polka; Arcangelo Corelli Allegro (from Sonata XII); Irish Folk Song The Next Market Day; G.F. Handel Capriccio in F; L.v. Beethoven Rondo; J.S. Bach Air (from French Suite No. 2 in C minor); and F.J. Haydn Farewell.|
|C1661: Belwin Master Solos Clarinet
Part composed or arranged by Keith Snell. Belwin/Alfred,
SS, 16 pages. These solos are at the mid-first year and second year
level. G.F. Handel Aria from the Oratorio Belshazzar and Heros, When
Glory Burning from the Oratorio Joshua; Telemann Bouree; John Tyndall
Elegy; Johann Kaspar Fischer March; Louis Claude Daquin Processional;
Snell Processional, Rondo and Rio Grand; Traditional Two Chinese Folk
Songs (Song of Hoe/The Filial Crow); Georg Böhm Rigaudon;
Traditional Russian Folk Song; and Daniel Speer Sarabande.
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|C1663: Belwin Master Solos Clarinet
Clarinet Part composed or arranged by Keith Snell.
SS, 16 pages. These solos are at the intermediate (roughly third year
of study) level. Robert Schumann Abendlied (Evening Song) Op. 85 No. 12
and Lullaby Op. 124 No. 16, Franz Schubert Allegretto Grazioso Op. 13
No. 3, William Babell Bourrée, G.F. Handel Honor and
from Samson, John Tyndall Nocturne, and Karl Stamitz Rondo.
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|C1665: Belwin Master Solos Clarinet
Clarinet Part composed or arranged by Keith Snell.
SS, 16 pages. These solos are at the intermediate level and a bit above
that (but not what I consider advanced intermediate). The two original
works by Snell are interesting. Joseph Hector Fiocco Allegro,
Arcangelo Corelli Baroque Suite (Intrada, Allemande, Sarabande, Gavotte
and Gigue), Johann Baptist Vanhal Siciliano, Keith Snell Three Legends
of Monument Valley (Dawn on Sentinel Mesa, Brigham's Tomb and The
Devil's Winds at Window Rock) and Nickelodeon Rag.
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|C1356: Leonard Bernstein for Clarinet
selected and arranged by David J. Elliot. Boosey & Hawkes,
1997, SS, 41 + 11 pages.
Includes piano accompaniment. The pieces are: Maria (West Side Story),
Tonight (West Side Story), Somewhere (West Side Story), Psalm 23
(Chichester Psalms), A Simple Song (Mass), There is a Garden (Trouble
in Tahiti), Lucky to be Me (On the Town), I Can Cook Too (On the
Town), Oh Happy We (Candide), One Hand One Heart (West Side Story), and
Something's Coming (West Side Story). There is a range of difficulty at
the intermediate level with easy pieces like Somewhere to more
challenging ones like Something's Coming.
|C1761: The Best of Willy Van
Dorsselaer for Clarinet and Piano
by Willy Van Dorsselaer compiled and arranged by Frans Hanssen. Digital
Music Print, 2006, SS, 22 + 10 pages. Nine original
compositions for the intermediate (2-3 year) clarinetist. Click on
the cover image to view the clarinet part of one piece.
Six of the compositions are about the same level as the sample; while
two are easier (lower register) and the last piece (Dixieland Story) is
|C1710: Blues for Two, 16 Easy Duets
by Claus Henry Koch. Advance Music, 2010, SS, 39 pages. Intermediate
level duets in score formats with equal parts. Generally in the lower
two octaves of the clarinet range (I suspect they have been transposed
from an original written for saxophone) but useful nonetheless.
|C2473: Johannes Brahms Clarinet Album for
Clarinet and Piano arranged by James Rae. Universal Edition, 2016,
30 + 10 pages.
This collection of pieces by Brahms is at the intermediate level with a
range of difficulty. They include Andante from Symphony No. 3, May
Night (Die Mainacht Op. 43/2), Cradle Song (Wiegenlied (Op. 49/4),
Waltz (Walzer Op. 39/1), Sapphic Ode (Sapphische Ode Op. 94/4), A
Futile Serenade (Vergebliches Ständchen Op. 84/4), Intermezzo Op.
117/1), Rhapsody in G minor (OP. 79/2), Love Song (Minnelied Op.
71/5), and Hungarian Dance No. 5. They are presented as closely to the
original intent as possible. The solo and accompaniment are arranged to
preserve the "richness of supportive harmony and texture." Click on the cover
image to view the clarinet parts for two pieces which show the range of
Jack Brymer Clarinet Series Moderate Book 1 for Clarinet
Josef Weinberger, 1976, SS, 19 + 7 pages. This book contains Gabriel
Faure Sicilienne Op.78, James Walker Can-Can (Hommage à Poulenc),
Pamela Harrison Drifting Away (for clarinet in A), and Felix
Mendelssohn Song Without Words Op.102, No.3 (a Tarantella). The Faure
and Mendelssohn have been arranged by Walker. Suitable for high school
clarinetists with pieces at the intermediate and advanced intermediate
the cover image the first page of the clarinet part for Drifting Away.
|C2472: Child's Play for Clarinet and Piano written and arranged by James Rae. Universal Edition, 2016, SS, 18 + 12 pages. This book contains 18 pieces intended for young beginners. In fact, the very first piece, "Opening Fanfare," uses a single note, focusing instead on rhythm, accents, and dynamics. All pieces are in the low register, with new notes introduced along the way in the same order as most methods. In addition to original pieces by Rae, it includes his arrangements of When the Saints Go Marching In; Lightly Row; Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star; and Jingle Bells. Click on the cover image to view a sample piece.|
|C2393: Chopin for Clarinet and Piano transcribed and edited by Karol Respondek. PWM Edition, 2015, SS, 38 + 18 pages. This book contains the following works which were originally for piano but were often transcribed for other instruments especially violin and cello. Mazurka in A minor Op. 67 No. 4, Mazurka in A flat major Op. 59 No. 2, Mazurka in C major Op. 56 No. 2, Mazurka in G minor Op. 67 No. 2, Nocturne in E major Op. 62 No. 2 (for clarinet in A), Nocturne in F minor Op. 55 No. 1, Waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1, Waltz in D flat major Op. 64 No. 1, and Waltz in F minor Op. 70 No. 2. The sample page is typical of the easier pieces in this book. Several are more difficult. Click on the cover image to view a sample page of the clarinet part.|
Anthology Clarinet Duet
arranged by Frank J. Halferty. Almitra Music/Kendor Music, 2014, SS, 28
pages. Subtitled 24 Duets for Grade 3-4 Musicians. This grading is on
the US 6 point scale but is on the easier side of that standard.
Contents: Adeste Fidelis (O Come, All Ye Faithful); Angels We
Have Heard On High; Away In A Manger; Bring A Torch, Jeanette,
Isabella; Coventry Carol; Deck The Halls; The First Noel; God Rest Ye
Merry, Gentlemen; Good Christian Men Rejoice; Good King Wenceslas;
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing; The Holly And The Ivy; In The Bleak
Midwinter (Holst); Infant Holy, Infant Lowly; It Came Upon A Midnight
Clear; Jingle Bells; Jolly Old St. Nicholas; Joy To The World; O Little
Town Of Bethlehem; Silent Night; Up On The Housetop; We Three Kings; We
Wish You A Merry Christmas; and What Child Is This? Click on
the cover image to view two sample pages.
|C1936: Christmas Lites for Clarinet and Piano,
10 Carols Arranged in a Jazz Style
arranged by Lennie Niehaus. Kendor Music, 2012, SS, 35 + 10
pages. Featuring 10 Christmas favorites arranged in jazz styles,
the selections in this grade 3-4 collection can be played individually
or in combination as a jazz suite. The pieces are: Jingle Bells; We
Three Kings; It Came Upon A Midnight Clear; Joy To The World; Silent
Night; Away In A Manger; O Come, All Ye Faithful; God Rest Ye Merry,
Gentlemen; Good King Wenceslas; and Angels We Have Heard On High. Click on
image to view the first two pages of the score of Jingle Bells.
|S1193: Christmas Street
Straßenmusik) for two or three Alto Saxophones arranged
by Uwe Heger. Heinrichshofen, 2015, SS, 36 pages. This book is intended
two or three alto saxophones but can be used for any like treble clef
instruments and is most suitable for saxophones (any type) and
clarinets. All the arrangements are marked "Swing" and there are
chord symbols in the first part. While the majority of the 50 pieces
are German there are many (including some of the German ones) that will
be familiar to English speakers. Perfect for busking or other situation
where Christmas music is needed. Click on
image to view the table of contents and a sample page.
with a Twist Clarinet
arranged by Larry Clark. Carl Fischer, 2014, 22 pages + CD. Not your
parent's (or grandparent's?) Christmas carols. This book has 11 popular
carols arranged in a variety of styles. Angels We Have Heard
on High (British Invasion), Away in a Manger (Country
Ballad), Carol of the Bells (Power Ballad), Deck the
Halls (Latin Jazz), The First Noel (Punk-Rock), God
Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Reggae), Jingle Bells (R & B
Shuffle), Jolly Old St. Nicholas (1980s Metal), Silent Night (Country
Ballad), Up on the Housetop
(Doo-Wop), and We Three Kings (swing). The CD includes piano
accompaniments as pdf files and mp3 backing tracks. Click on
image to view a sample page.
|C996: Clarinet Album: Eleven
well-known pieces for
clarinet and piano or two clarinets arranged by Peter
Peters, 2007, 32 + 24 pages and play along CD.
This book is an unusual combination that includes both a second
clarinet part and a piano accompaniment (not intended to be used
together) plus a CD of the piano part. These pieces are at the
intermediate and upper intermediate level and some of the second parts
are more difficult than the melody part. The pieces are: Mendelssohn On
Wings of Song and Spring Song, Brahms Lullaby, Schuman "Chopin" from
Carnaval, Schubert Impromptu, Tchaikovsky Chanson Triste, Haydn
Serenade (from String Quartet in F), Dvorak Largo (from the "New World"
symphony), Boccherini Menuett (from the String Quartet), Mozart Menuett
(from Symphony No. 39), and MacDowell To a Wild Rose.
C924: Clarinet Album: Eleven well-known pieces for clarinet and piano or two clarinets arranged by Peter Hodgson. Peters, 2007, 32 + 24 pages. Same book but without the play along CD.
|C208: Clarinet Classics, Solo Clarinet Parts from the Works of the Great Masters. Carl Fischer, 1966, 69 pages. Contains the solo clarinet parts for Ludwig Spohr Concerto No. 1 Op. 26 and Concerto No. 2 Op. 57; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Clarinet Concerto Op. 107 K. 622; and Carl Maria von Weber Concertino Po. 26, Concerto No. 1 Op. 73, Concerto No. 2 Op. 74, and Grand Duo Concertant Op. 48.|
|C2405: La Clarinette Classique Collection D edited by Jacques Lancelot and Henri Classens. Editions Combre, 1968/1998, SS, 36 + 15 pages. This collection contains 12 works written in the 18th and 19th centuries. They range in difficulty from mid-high school level to early college level. Included are: Carl Czerny Romance, Michel Yost Michel Allemande, Georg Friedrich Fuchs Rondo, Isaac Albeniz Tango, Joseph-Hector Fiocco Allegro, Hyacinthe Klose Espérance, Jean-Xavier Lefevre Rondo, Karl Baermann Larghetto, Johann Sebastian Demar Rondo-Caprice, Joseph Pranzer Andante con Variazioni, Anton Dvorak Humoresque, and Gioacchino Rossini Fantaisie. Click on the cover image to view a sample clarinet part.|
|C1776: Clarinet Debut, 12 Easy Pieces for Beginners by James Rae. Universal Edition, 2010, SS, 20 pages + CD. These pieces are in three groups of four. All have accompanying piano parts available for downloading (or play along with the CD). The first four are for clarinet with piano. The second group has two clarinet parts while the last group also has two clarinet parts and can also be used with books in this series for other instruments. The pieces are: Mr. Chuckles; Limelight Waltz; Stillness; Rock Idol; The Good Guys!; The Bad Guys!; Backstage Blues; Go, Go, Go!; Big Chief Sitting Bull; I Say, I Say, I Say!; Dance of the Seven Dachshunds; and Marvo the Wondrous Magician. These are for beginners and are completely in the lower register.|
|C2248: The Clarinet in the Attic by
Walker, clarinet part edited by Michael Walsh. Carl Fischer, 2015, 22
pages + CD. The CD includes both play along accompaniment and .pdf
piano parts. Subtitled: 20 short recital and study piece of the
intermediate player. The 20 original pieces in this collection range
from the mid-intermediate to the advanced intermediate level. Click on the cover
image to view a sample clarinet part.
|C699: Clarinet Solos (Everybody's Favorite Series #28) with piano accompaniment. Amsco Publications, 1939, 128 + 60 pages. A popular favorite for supplementary study material for nearly 70 years. It contains a selection of popular pieces drawn from the classics, folk songs (including the Clarinet Polka), and jigs and reels. Suggested for students with 2-4 years of study. Click on the cover image to view the Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back button to return.|
|C1515: Clarinet Solos Level One
Clarinet Solo Book.
Alfred, 1984, SS, 14 pages. Fourteen solos for the beginning
clarinetist edited (mostly) by Hovey and Leonard. These solos
would be appropriate for a student from the middle of the first year
through the second year. The first few pieces are in the lower register
and have only quarter notes or longer while later solos include eighth
notes and a range to B-flat above the staff. Click
image to view the Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back button
C1323: Clarinet Solos Level One Piano Accompaniment. Alfred, 1984, SS, 41 pages.
Solos Level Two Clarinet Solo Book.
Alfred, 1984, SS, 14 pages. Thirteen solos for the student clarinetist
edited by Hovey and Leonard and others.. These solos
would be appropriate for second and third year students. The range is
to C above the staff. All solos have eighth notes and there are a few
spots with 4 consecutive sixteenth notes. Click
image to view the Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back button
C1941: Clarinet Solos Level Two Piano Accompaniment. Alfred, 1984, SS, 42 pages.
|C2180: Clarinet Virtuoso for Clarinet and Piano edited, revised and provided with Piano accompaniment by Wilfried Berk. Anton J. Benjamin, 1991, SS, 31 + 12 pages. This is a book of celebrated clarinet solos from opera. Some are suitable only for practice but others are long enough for performance. They are: Giuseppe Verdi La Forza del Distino (Act III) and Vespri Siciliani (La primavera), Adolphe Adam Le Postillon de Lonjumeau (Act III), Giacomo Puccini Tosca (Act III, clarinet in A), Giovanni Pacini Saffo (Act III), Giacomo Meyerbeer Les Huguenots (Act III),Vincenzo Bellini I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act II), Hector Berlioz Les Troyens (Pantomime, Act I, clarinet in A), and Leo Delibes Lakmé (Musique de scène, Act II). Vespri Siciliani La primavera: Here is a performance of this version with piano. Here is an exceptional performance with orchestra.|
|C1321: Clarinette 20 21, Pièces
Clarinette edited by Aude Richard-Camus. Lemoine,
with CD. This is a collection of contemporary clarinet pieces (solo,
clarinet and piano, and clarinet duet) from established composers which
feature extended techniques and will be excellent for advanced college
students. Extensive notes in French and English and fingerings are
provided as well as a CD with performances of all the pieces by Aude
Richard-Camus and Claude Crousier clarinets and Fuminori Tanada piano.
A separate part is provide for the clarinet and piano and clarinet duet
pieces. Contents: Fuminori Tanada Echoing Forest (clarinet solo);
Alberto Posadas Ondes (cl solo); Bruno Mantovani Blues (cl solo);
Evdokija Danajloska Un, deux, trois...(cl & pn); Philippe
Horizons A (cl duet), L'Arbe (cl & pn), Horizons-tal (cl duet),
Étoiles (cl solo); Jean-Luc Hervé Double (cl duet); and
Crousier Brouillasse (cl solo) and Broussaille (cl solo).
|C1319: Classic Festival Solos
Volume 1 Clarinet
editor Jack Lamb. Belwin/Alfred, 1992,
SS, 16 pages. An
assortment of solos covering the full range in the intermediate level
of difficulty. Frank Erickson ed. David Shifrin Aria and Scherzo, N.H.
Seward Valse Felice, J. V. Owings Scherzo, Anonymous arr. R.
Christian Dishinger Kemp's Jig, Andrew C. Fox Andante and
Elton E. Burgstahler Clarion Caper, Richard L. Gorden Andante, Robert
Schumann arr. George R. Belden Folksong for Clarinet, Nilo W. Hovey
& Beldon Leonard Gypsy Moods, and Richard Faith Miniatures for
Clarinet and Piano.
C1320: Classic Festival Solos Volume 1 Piano Accompaniment series editor Jack Lamb. Belwin/Alfred, 1992, SS, 42 pages.
|C1463: Classic Festival Solos
Volume 2 Clarinet
editor Jack Lamb. Belwin/Alfred, 1993,
SS, 16 pages. Another set of solos (including one repeat from Vol. 1)
covering the full range in the intermediate level
of difficulty. Robert
Schumann ed. David Shifrin arr. Frank Erickson Little Piece; Nilo W.
& Beldon Leonard Valse Grazioso, Concert Piece, and
Bagatelle; Joachim Anderson arr. George Waln Scherzino Op. 55 No. 6;
Schumann arr. George R. Belden Folksong for Clarinet; Armas Jarnefelt
arr. Robert Lowry Prelude (Preludium); Louis Ganne arr. Hovey-Leonard
La Czarine Mazurka; and George R. Belden Star Fall.
C1464: Classic Festival Solos Volume 2 Piano Accompaniment series editor Jack Lamb. Belwin/Alfred, 1993, SS, 48 pages.
Clarinet. Hal Leonard, 2005, SS, 16 pages + CD. This CD
music for beginners who can play in the upper register through the
early intermediate level. The pieces include: Schubert Ave Maria,
Strauss (Jr.) Blue Danube Waltz, Offenbach Can Can, Beethoven
Elise and Ode To Joy, Bizet Habanera, Verdi La donna e mobile, Handel
Largo (from Xerxes), J.S. Bach Minuet In G, Grieg Morning (from Peer
Gynt), Fauré Pavane, Tchaikovsky The Sleeping Beauty
Dvorak Symphony No. 9 in E Minor (From The New World second movement
excerpt), Mozart Symphony No. 40 in G Minor (first movement excerpt),
and Verdi Triumphal March. The play along CD has the melody on one
channel only so it can be turned down on stereo players.
|C163: Classical Studies for Clarinet transcribed and edited by Himie Voxman. Rubank, 1948, SS, 72 pages. An outstanding book of exercises based primarily on the works for solo violin and cello of Bach. Additional material is drawn from Bach flute and clavier pieces and three Handel suites for clavier.|
|C091: Collected Chamber Music for Clarinet (Harold Wright Legacy Series) edited by Ethan Sloane. Southern Music Company, PB, 104 pages. The complete clarinet parts from Mozart: Trio in E-flat Major "Kegelstatt" K. 498 and Quintet in A Major K. 581. Beethoven: Septet in E-flat Major Op. 20 and Trio in B-flat Major Op. 11. Weber: Grand Quintet in B-flat Major Op. 34. Schubert: Octet in F Major Op. 166. Schumann: MÃ¤rchenerzÃ¤hlungen Op. 132. Brahms: Trio in A Minor Op. 114 and Quintet in B Minor Op. 115. This music has printed annotations taking from pencil markings made by Harold Wright on the parts he used to perform these works.|
|G307: Come Down, O Love
Divine; Six Pieces for Solo Instrument and
Organ by Charles Callahan. MorningStar Music Publishers, 2016,
pages (total). Charles Callahan (1951-) is an American composer,
organist, choral conductor, pianist, and teacher. A useful collection
of settings of six hymns, arranged for organ and solo instrument. The
collection includes parts for a variety of instruments including Flute,
Oboe, Clarinet, Trumpet, and Violin. Contents: Come Down, O Love
Divine; Let Us Break Bread Together; The Lord's my Shepherd; O God,
Beyond All Praising; Will You Come and Follow Me; and Remember the
instrumental parts call for high school level skills and the organ part
does not look difficult. Click on the cover
image to view sample pages and the Table of Contents which shows
the instrumental parts
available for each piece.
Christmas Duets for Winds for Clarinet, Trumpet and/or Tenor
Saxophone arranged by Doris Gazda and Larry Clark. Carl
2013, SS, 45 pages in score format. The intention
of Compatible Christmas Duets is to provide
instrument players the opportunity to play fifty popular Christmas
carols in arrangements for two instruments. These duets will work with
any combination of any two instruments, so you can play carols with
your friends no matter what instrument they play. There are endless
possibilities for using duet combinations for fun and entertainment
around the holidays. You can play for family, friends, or in a concert
setting. We have editions for instruments in C, B-flat, E-flat, and
bass clef and can order
the versions for Horn in F and Tuba if requested. Click on
image to view a sample page from the Flute/Oboe book.
Trios for Weddings for Clarinet, Trumpet and/or Tenor
Saxophone in B-flat arranged by Doris Gazda and Larry Clark. Carl
2016, SS, 46 pages in score format. This unique collection contains
trio settings of popular music for wedding ceremonies that can be
played by any combination of three instruments--wind, brass, or
strings. Included are classic songs for pre-ceremony, processional,
recessional, and post-ceremony, such as Air on the G-String, Amazing
Grace, Ave Maria, Bridal Chorus, Canon in D, Jesu, Joy of Man's
Desiring, Trumpet Voluntary, and Wedding March. We have editions for
violin/oboe, E-flat, and
bass clef and can order
the versions for Flute, Horn in F, Tuba and a piano score that contains
piano/keyboard parts along with a concert pitch score of the
instrumental music. Click on
image to view sample pages from the piano score book which includes the
|G062: The Compleat Klezmer by Henry Sapoznik. Tara Publications, 1987, PB, 80 pages. This book is the definitive Klezmer anthology. It includes a short history of klezmer music, notes and observations on the theory and performance of klezmer music, 33 annotated melodies, a discography and bibliography, resources, and more. Click on the cover image to view the Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back button to return.|
|C189: Concert and Contest Collection
Clarinet Bass Clarinet Part by Himie Voxman.
SS, 23 pages. This book contains 14 original and transcribed works
for bass clarinet and piano. There are pieces here for second to
forth year students and possibly beyond. Alexandre Beon Andante from
the Concerto in B-flat major, Clarence E.
Hurrell Chincoteague, Leroy Ostransky Concertino in D minor, G.F.
Handel Concerto No. 8 in B-flat, F.J. Haydn Divertissement B-flat,
Jean-Baptiste Loeillet Largo & Allegro from Sonata I Op. 3 and
Largo & Allegro Vivace from the Sonata in B-flat major, J.S.
Minuet & Gigue from Suite No. 1 for solo cello (unaccompanied)
Sarabande & Bourrée from First French Suite, Richard H.
Walthew Mosaic, Victor Voloschinov (Voloshinov) Patrol Russe, Serge
Prokifieff Romance & Troika from Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Richard
Hervig Sonatina, and Two Russian Pieces: Vasily Kalinikoff
Lament and Viktor Kossenko Scherzo.
C190: Concert and Contest Collection for Bass Clarinet Piano Accompaniment by Himie Voxman. Rubank, 1973, SS, 60 pages. Piano accompaniment to C189.
|C191: Concert and Contest Collection
Clarinet Part by Himie Voxman. Rubank, 1958, SS, 28 pages.
book contains 15 works for B-flat clarinet and piano edited by
Voxman from the works of Mozart, Brahms, Schumann, and others. Most
of these solos would require at least three to four years of study
to play effectively. Click
on the cover
image to view the Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back button
C192: Concert and Contest Collection
Piano Accompaniment by Himie Voxman. Rubank, 1959, SS, 72
pages. Piano accompaniment to C191.
PA040: Concert and Contest Collection for Clarinet Clarinet Part and Performance/Accompaniment CD. Rubank. Clarinet part (C191) along with the performances and piano accompaniment CD. Full details on the CD are here.
Debussy Clarinet Album arranged by James Rae.
Edition, 2005, SS, 37 + 20 pages. A wonderful collection of Debussy
(mostly piano pieces) arranged for clarinet and piano. Includes Le
petit nègre, Arabesque No. 1, Élégie, Petite pièce (written by Debussy
for clarinet with piano accompaniment), Danse Bohémienne, La plus que
lente, The Little Shepherd, Jimbo's Lullaby, La fille aux cheveux de
lin (The Girl with the Flaxen Hair), and Golliwogg's Cake Walk.
Intermediate--upper intermediate level.
|C495: The Buddy DeFranco Collection
Forrest "Woody" Mankowski and Kenny Berger. Hal Leonard, PB, 79 pages.
Fifteen transcribed Buddy DeFranco solos (with chords) and a
discography. Includes: Anthropology, Autumn Leaves, By Myself, Five
Notes Of Blues, Hark, Llovisna (Light Rain), Memories Of You, Moon
Song, Out Of Nowhere, Out To Lunch, Swing High, This Can't Be Love,
Yesterdays, You Must Believe In Swing, and You're Mine You.
|C1970: Down by the Riverside, Six Songs for Clarinet and Piano arranged by Daniel Kallman. MorningStar Music Publishers, 2012, SS, 24 + 8 pages (the clarinet parts are bound into the book and are intended to be photocopied). This book has arrangments of six well-known spiritials and folk tunes.This is high school level material. Some pieces are easy easy while others are more challenging. Contents: Down by the Riverside, Shall We Gather at the River, The Water is Wide, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho, and She's Gone Away. Click on the links to listen to the tunes (.mp3). Click on the cover image to view sample pages from the score.|
|C1703: Easy Blue Clarinet for clarinet and piano by James Rae. Universal Edition, 2005, SS, 18 + 8 pages. Ten original jazz style tunes mostly in the lower register for practicing blues, swing, rock, and bossa nova. Both straight and swing eighth notes are used. Lower intermediate level.|
|C363: Easy Classics for Clarinet selected and arranged by Peter Spitzer with piano accompaniments by Jannette Spitzer and Laura Spitzer. Mel Bay, SS, 1997, 39 + 31 pages. This book of easy classical pieces may be used solo or duet playing with or without piano accompaniment. There are books for clarinet, flute, alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, and they may be used together. The level is generally second year or early third year with no altissimo noted and some second parts entirely in the lowest register. Includes arrangements of pieces such as Hungarian Dance #5, Radetzky March, William Tell Overture, Sleeping Beauty Waltz, and 12 more. Click on the cover image to view the Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back button to return.|
|G060: Easy Klezmer Tunes by Stacy Phillips. Mel Bay, 2003, PB, 129 pages + CD. This book is for musicians who are new to klezmer but are reasonably proficient. There are 24 tunes (each with a brief explanation) grouped as Khosid'ls and other slowish tunes; Horas; and Freylakhs, Bulgars, and other up-tempo tunes. The book includes melody parts for C instruments (with parts for flute up an octave), b-flat, e-flat, and bass clef instruments. The included CD has each tune played as written and again with some traditional klezmer embellishments.|
Clarinet Album arranged for clarinet and piano by
James Rae. Universal Edition, 2014, SS, 34 + 13 pages. Intermediate and
upper intermediate level arrangements of some of Grieg's best known
works: Theme for the Second Movement of Piano Concerto in A minor,
Wedding Day at Troldhaugen, I Wandered One Lovely Summer Evening, A
Swan, Anitra's Dance, Autumn Thoughts, In the Hall of the Mountain
King, Norwegian Dance Op. 35, The First Primrose, and Solveig's
Song. Click here
to view sample pages.
"Songs without Words" by
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy arranged for clarinet and piano by Dietrich
Seebohm. Zimmermann, 1997, SS, 31 + 7 pages. This transcription
presents eight of Mendelssohn's "Songs without Words" in a setting for
clarinet and piano and suitable for intermediate level players. The
pieces are from Op. 53 No. 1 and No. 5, Op. 63 No 3, Op. 83 No. 14, Op.
85 No. 6, Op. 19. No. 4, Op. 102 No. 2, and Op 38. No. 1.
|C1873: Encores and Pieces for Clarinet and Organ edited and arranged by Fritz-Georg Hölÿ with the organ part by Otmar Mayer. Kunzelmann, 2002, SS, 22 + 8 pages. This collection was created for those sacred occasions where there is very little for clarinet and organ. There are eight pieces: J.S. Bach Aria and Jesus meine Freude, G.F. Handel Largo, B. Godard Berceuse de Jocelyn, R. Schumann Air de Eglise von Stradella and Träumerei, W.A. Mozart Larghetto from the Clarinet Quartet, and T. Giordani Caro mio ben. Most of these pieces are not difficult and could be performed by many high school level players. The exception is the Larghetto from the Clarinet Quartet. The German title is Zugaben und Stücke für Klarinette und Orgel.|
|C1050: The Faithful Clarinetist Arrangements
Clarinet and Piano by Ron Harris.
Woodland Music Press, 1990, SS, 38 + 11 pages. This book has
arrangements of the following 10 pieces: Amazing Grace, Come Thou Fount
of Every Blessing, I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say, In the Garden, Hymn
to New Joy, Let Us Break Bread Together, Now Thank We All Our God, Song
at Sunrise, We Gather Together, and Were You There? These pieces are at
the high school level, with most having a few passages of sixteenth
notes and some in the keys of A or E.
|C1680: Famous Clarinet
Favorites (40 Clarinet Classics) arranged for
Clarinet and Piano by Hugh M. Stuart. The Boston Music Co.,
1963/1991, SS, 59 + 23 pages. 40 arrangements of pieces in easy keys at
the beginner (playing in the upper register) to early intermediate
level. The pieces are generally limited to one page or less in
on the cover image to view the table of contents.
Classics for Clarinet 16 Solo Pieces with Piano Accompaniment compiled
and edited by Larry Clark. Carl Fischer, 2014,
SS, 32 pages + CD. Festival Classics is a progressive collection of
classic solos with piano accompaniment. The book contains a fine mix of
transcriptions of familiar classics along with solos written
specifically for the instrument. Many of the pieces in this collection
are on state contest/festival required music lists and cover
performance levels from grade 2 through 5. There is a wide variety of
music from all style periods and by some of the greatest composers of
all time (many either by or arranged by Gustave Langenus). As an added
bonus there is an included data CD that contains MP3 audio files of the
piano accompaniments to make practicing more fun. The data CD also
includes all of the piano accompaniment parts for all of the pieces in
the collection as printable PDF files. Contents: Langenus Scale Waltz,
Chrysalis, and Donkey Ride; Evans Spanish Eyes; Kreisler Andantino and
Schön Rosmarin; Bohm Moto Perpetuo; Moszkowski Spanish Dance No. 1;
Tchaikovsky Canzonetta; Mozart Andante and Andantino; Gaubert
Allegretto; Reinecke Introduction and Allegro Appassionato; Daquin The
Cuckoo; Labate Villanella; and Beethoven Variations on "Là ci
darem la mano." Click
on the cover image to view the full details from the table of contents.
|C666: The Finest Encore
Pieces for Clarinet and Piano edited by Rudolf
2005, SS, 52 + 23 pages. A new collection of encore pieces. Franz
Schubert Ave Maria, Frédéric Chopin Minute Waltz, Carl Baermann
Romance, Johannes Brahms Lullaby and Hungarian Dance No. 5, Nikolai
Rimskii-Korsakov The Flight of the Bumble Bee, Vittorio Monti Csárdás,
Fritz Kreisler Liebesleid (Love's Sorrow), Traditional Clarinet
Polka, Adolf Schreiner Immer Kleiner (Always Smaller),
Ritter Long Long Ago Fantasie Op. 12, Rudolf Mauz Bluenette.
Classics for the Clarinet 14 pieces arranged for
clarinet solo with piano accompaniment by Eric Simon.
G. Schirmer, 1942, SS, 15 + 8 pages. This collection of music is
designed for the clarinet student that has overcome the first problems
of technique and reading. While Simon sees this as first year material,
with typical young students it may be more appropriate for the second
and third year. The piano parts are also intended to be relatively
easy. These are works from the classic master from about 1725 to
1825: Franz Schubert Lullaby (Song, Op. 92 No. 2), Hedge
Rose (Song, Op. 3, No. 3) and Theme (for the Octet Op. 166); Josef
Haydn St. Anthony Chorale and Minuet (from the string quartet Op.
2, No. 2); Ludwig van Beethoven Marmotte (Song, Op. 51, No. 7)
and Bagatelle (for piano, Op. 119, No. 11); J.S. Bach Musette
(for piano) and Polonaise (for piano); and W.A. Mozart Longing For
Spring (Song, K.596), Contra Dance (small orchestra K.448b) and Trio
(from the clarinet quintet K.581).
Festival Solos for
Clarinet and Piano composed
or arranged by Larry Clark and Sean O'Loughlin. Carl
Fischer, 2013, 32 pages + CD. This book has 20 pieces, some original
and some arrangements. There are several that many students could play
after a few months of study (and can play in the lower part of the
upper register). Most of the pieces are suitable for second
year students and perhaps a bit beyond depending on the student's rate
of development. Each volume includes a CD of full-version recordings
for the student to use as an example, as well as piano-only recordings
to use in practice. The CD also contains piano accompaniments as
printable PDF files. Notes on the pieces and the composers/arrangers
Solos for the Clarinet Player transcribed for
clarinet and piano by Eric Simon. G. Schirmer, 1969, SS, 38 +
pages. Simon writes that the idea of this collection is to expose young
clarinetists to the master composers. It is generally progressive in
difficulty and presents pieces suitable for late first year students
through the third year. Contents: Albéniz Tango; J.S. Bach It is
Enough; Bartók Three Folk Songs; Beethoven Country Dance, Minuet, and
Country Dance; Boccherini Menuet; Brahms Intermezzo; Chopin Two
Preludes; Dvorák Songs My Mother Taught Me; Grieg Solvejg's Song;
Handel Ombra mai fù; Haydn Minuet; Monteverdi Lasciatemi Morire; Mozart
Longing for Spring; Purcell When I Am Laid in Earth; Schubert Minuet;
Schumann First Loss, The Happy Farmer, and The Wild Horseman; and Verdi
La Donna è mobile.
|C2212: Five Klezmer Pieces for Clarinet and Piano traditional arranged by Alexis Ciesla and Bastienne Lapalud. Advance Music, 2007, SS, 36 + 13 pages. This collection contains five traditional Klezmer pieces for Clarinet and Piano: Odessa Bulgar, On Sabbath Day, A Night in the Garden of Eden, Chassidic Dance, and Der heyser Bulgar. To give the musician the opportunity to create his own phrases, the arrangers did not use any articulations or embellishment signs. Some of these pieces have spots for improvisation with the notes of the appropriate scale give. They could be omitted if desired. Click on the cover image to view a sample page from the clarinet part.|
|C902: Five Old American Songs for Clarinet and Organ arranged by James Sclater. E.C. Schirmer, 2007, SS, 34 + 12 pages. This collection of songs is intended for both church and concert settings. They are: 1. When Jesus Wept by William Billings, 2. My Shepherd Will Supply My Need, 3. Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen, 4. Amazing Grace, and 5. Walls of Zion. Songs 1, 2, and 5 are in the classical style, with the first two playable by better intermediate clarinetists (the last is fast and will require reasonably good technical skills). Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen and Amazing Grace are written in a New Orleans jazz style with improvisation encouraged.|
|C1340: Five Romantic
Pieces for Clarinet and Piano
arranged by Gwilym Beechey. Oxford University Press/Allegro Music,
1972, SS, 14 + 4 pages. Five short pieces at the intermediate and early
intermediate level. They are: Niels Gade Humoreske (Op. 19, No. 4), Max
Reger Improvisation (Op. 18, No. 1), Hugo Wolf Cradle Song, Peter
Tchaikovsky Chant sans paroles (Op. 40, No. 6), and Johannes Brahms
Lindes Rauschen (Op. 3, No. 6).
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|C659: Five Sonatas for Clarinet and Piano by Jean Xavier Lefevre edited by John Davies and Paul Harris with a piano part realized by David Rowland. Oxford University Press, 1988, SS, 42 + 16 pages. These are the first five clarinet sonatas of twelve that concluded Lefevre's Methode de Clarinette published in 1802. They are progressive in nature with the first two at about a first year of high school level and the remaining three for more advanced high school students. Excellent material for exposure to the clarinet sonata. The CD below has the First, Third, and Fifth sonatas.|
|C1234: French Clarinet Encores Book
Clarinet and Piano
Andrew Lyle. Pan Educational Music, 1999, SS, 4 + 2 pieces. These very
short works are two of the sight reading pieces for the examinations at
the Paris Conservatoire. André Messager: Allegro
the piece for 1899. Augusta Holmès: Molto lento was the
|C1235: French Clarinet Encores Book
Clarinet and Piano
Andrew Lyle. Pan Educational Music, 2000, SS, 6 + 2 pieces. These very
short works are two of the sight reading pieces for the examinations at
the Paris Conservatoire. Léo Delibes: Andante quasi
the piece for 1877. Ernest Guiraud: Allegro was the piece
French XX Century Recital Pieces for
Clarinet and Piano Volume I. International Music Company,
1953, SS, 12 + 5 pages. Five pieces each one page long. The difficulty
level ranges from intermediate to advanced high school/early college
level. They are: Henri Tomasi Nocturne, René Challan Flirtation,
Raymond Loucheur A Bird Cage, Noel Gallon Cantabile, and E.P. Stekel
on the cover
image to view the clarinet part for Flirtation.
|C2369: French XX Century Recital Pieces for
Clarinet and Piano Volume II. International Music Company,
1953, SS, 15 + 5 pages. Five pieces each one page long. The difficulty
level ranges from intermediate to advanced high school/early college
level. They are: Pierre Petit The Yellow Rabbit, Rene Hebrin Imitation
of a Gavotte, Darius Milhaud Caprice, Andre Lavagne Oriental Melody,
and Albert Beaucamp Frolic. Click on the cover
image to view the clarinet part for Caprice.
|C807: Benny Goodman Composer/Artist Clarinet
Piano Accompaniment. Regent Music Corporation/Hal Leonard,
PB/SS, 109 + 45 pages. This is a collection of many of Benny
Goodman's hits arranged for clarinet and piano. Includes: AC-DC
Current, Air Mail Special, Benjie's Bubble, Benny's Bugle, Board
Meeting, Breakfast Feud, Clarinet A La King, Don't Be That Way, Flying
Home, Gilly, Gone With What Draft, Grand Slam, Mission To Moscow,
Paganini Caprice XXIV, Rachel's Dream, Seven Come Eleven, Shivers,
Slipped Disc, A Smooth One, Soft Winds, Solo Flight, Stompin' At The
Savoy, Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Tattletale, and Till Tom Special.
|C1068: Grands Opéras et Ballets for clarinet (bass clarinet) and piano arranged by Robert Fontaine. Billaudot, 2004, SS, 36 + 12 pages. Here is a collection of clarinet solos from operas and ballets arranged for clarinet and piano. It includes: Mozart La Clémence de Titus (Parto parto); Bellini Les Capulets et Les Montaigus (Act III, Scene 4); Donizetti Maria de Rudenz (Act II, Introduction) for bass clarinet or clarinet; Pacini Saffo (Act III, Largo); Verdi Ernani (Act III, Prelude) for bass clarinet or clarinet, Luisa Miller Overture, Les Vȇpres Siciliennes, Act III, Scene 2, Ballet), and La Force du Destin (Act III, Scene 2); Berlioz Les Troyens (La prise de Troyes No. 6: Pantomime) for clarinet in A; Puccini Tosca (Act III, Scene 1) for clarinet in A; and Delibes Coppelia (First Tableau, No. 6) for clarinet in A.|
|C1760: Great Classics for Clarinet & Piano
compiled and edited by Frans Hanssen. Digital Print Music, 2006, SS, 36
+ 15 pages. Includes: Mozart Minuet from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik,
Mendelssohn Song Without Words Op. 62 No. 2, Schubert Serenade, Grieg
Norwegian Dance Op. 35 No. 2 and Morning Mood from Peer Gynt,
Boccherini Minuet, J.S. Bach Badinerie from Suite No. 2 in B minor and
Minuet from Anna Magdalen Bach Notebook, Tchaikovsky Andante Cantabile
from Quartet in D Op. 11, and Schumann Trumerei. The difficulty level
is probably third year for a younger student and second year for an
older student. Click
on the cover image to view a sample page which is typical of this book.
|C2467: Hidden Treasures for Clarinet and Piano arranged by Seunghee Lee. Musica Solis, 2014, PB/SS, 107 + 41 pages + CD. This book which is designed as a gift set includes a slip case, the piano and clarinet parts and a CD of Seunghee Lee playing all of the pieces in the book plus two additional. The piano book includes an introduction by Ms. Lee and a foreword by David Shifrin. The pieces included are at the intermediate and advanced levels. Some include alternate parts for A and B-flat clarinet. Includes: Johannes Brahms Poco Allegretto from Symphony 3, Movement 3; Charles Gounod Je veux vivre from Romeo et Juliette; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky None But The Lonely Heart; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Queen Of the Night from The Magic Flute and Voi Che Sapete from The Marriage of Figaro; Giuseppe Verdi Mercè, Dilette Amiche from I Vespri Siciliani; Giacomo Puccini E Lucevan Le Stelle from Tosca, O Mio Babbino Caro from Gianni Schicchi, and Nessun Dorma from Turandot; Charles Gounod L'air Des Bijoux from Faust; Gaetano Donizetti Una Furtiva Lagrima from L'Elisir d'Amore; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Flight of the Bumble Bee; Heinrich Baermann Adagio from the Clarinet Quintet; Frederic Chopin Etude Op. 10 No. 2 "Chromatic;" George Bizet Seguidilla from Carmen; Johann Sebastian Bach Arioso from Cantata BWV 156; Gioacchino Rossini La Dana from Tarantella Napoletana; Christoph Willibald Gluck Che Farò Senza Euridice? from Orfeo ed Euridice; and Michael William Balfe I Dreamt That I Dwelt in Marble Halls from the Bohemian Girl. The CD also includes two pieces which are not included in the book but we sell the sheet music. They are both by Michele Mangani: Intermezzo and The Dancing Doll. Click here to listen to Seunghee Lee play the first part of Je veux vivre.|
|C703: Hommages Clarinet
Edition Darok, 1994, 39 pages. A very popular set of nine pieces by
Hungarian clarinetist and composer Kovacs. He composed them as
supplementary study material for (advanced) students, but also intended
them to be performed in concerts. They pay tribute to nine composers:
Hommage à J.S. Bach,
Hommage à N. Paganini, Hommage à C.M. von Weber, Hommage à C. Debussy,
Hommage à M. de Falla, Hommage à R. Strauss, Hommage à B. Bartók,
Hommage à Z. Kodály,
and Hommage à A. Khatschaturian. Several call for A clarinet. Many of these pieces are now
individually with piano accompaniment. The first one is here. They are listed along with
works for clarinet and piano.
|G255: Improvising and Soloing In the Pocket for B-flat Instruments by Richie Cannata and Sean J. Kennedy. Carl Fischer, 2013. SS 32 pages + CD. This book contains 9 original play-along leadsheets (in the styles of Rock, Samba, Bossa Nova, Funk, and Ballads) with melodies and chords. It has music theory and background on each tune. The CD includes .wmv video of a discussion of the compositions and play-along tracks in .mp3 format. For upper intermediate through advanced players.||14.95
Brymer Clarinet Series Difficult Book 1 for clarinet and piano
Josef Weinberger, 1977, SS, 21 + 8 pages. This book contains four
pieces and introductory notes on each piece by Jack Brymer.Andre Previn
Fancy Passing and Passing Fancy, Joachim Raff Scherzino Op.
No. 4, and Charles Proctor Humoresque (for A clarinet). Advanced high
school or early college level.
|C457: Jazz Masters Benny Goodman transcribed and edited by Stan Ayeroff. Amsco Publications, 1980, PB, 62 pages. An excellent book that includes 30 Benny Goodman solos transcribed from recordings with the chord changes, notes on each solo, an analysis of Goodman's style and a discography of the sources. Included are Farewell Blues, King Porter Stomp, Bugle Call Rag, Dinah, Honeysuckle Rose, The Sheik of Araby, I've found a New Baby, After You've gone, Let's Dance, and many more. You will enjoy playing these solos even if you don't have the recordings.|
|C205: The Kalmen Opperman Repertoire Collection Volume 1 arranged by Kalmen Opperman. Carl Fischer, 2004, SS, 96 + 40 pages. An unusual collection in several respects, Kalmen Opperman has selected works from Bach, Schubert (Ave Maria), Paganini (Moto Perpetuo), Chopin, and more plus several of his own and arranged them with separate accompaniment parts for piano or guitar. Most of the piano parts do not appear to be very difficult. The guitar parts are notated (no chords or tablature). Click on the cover image to view the Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back button to return.|
|C226: The Kalmen Opperman Repertoire Collection Volume 2 arranged by Kalmen Opperman. Carl Fischer, 2004, SS, 96 + 38 pages. Similar to volume 1, this contains works by Satie, Chopin, Bach, Schubert and Telemann. Difficulty is from grade 2 to 4 with separate accompaniment parts for piano or guitar. Click on the cover image to view the Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back button to return.|
|C2030: Kendor Master Repertoire B-flat Clarinet
with Piano Accompaniment arranged by Lawrence
edited by Carl Strommen. Almitra/Kendor, 2013, SS, 60 + 22 pages.
Arranged by clarinetist Lawrence Sobol and edited by pianist Carl
Strommen, all seven pieces in this collection have been carefully
edited to ensure a great musical experience for (US) grade 4
clarinetists. Contents: Felix Mendelssohn Sonata in E-flat
(Movement I - Allegro Moderato), Max Reger Sonata Op. 107, Maurice
Ravel Pavane (Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte), Johann Stamitz Allegro
(from Concerto For Clarinet, Movement. 3), Jean Baptiste Senaille
Allegro Spiritoso, and Anton Stadler Caprice 1. Click on
image to see a sample page.
|C241: Klezmer Book, 42 Klezmer Favorites for Clarinet and B-flat instruments edited by Avrahm Galper. Mel Bay, 2004, SS, 44 pages. Includes chords in concert key. Intermediate in difficulty.|
|C1429: Klezmer Repertoire Vol. 1 B-flat Clarinet arranged by Mike Curtis. Advance Music, 1996, 18 pages. This book presents an interpretation of Klezmer music as it was recorded in the USA in the early 20th century. Other interpretations would also be possible. The principal stylistic influences have been the 78 rpm recordings of two great pioneer clarinetists: Naftule Brandwein and Dave Tarras. With chords. Includes: Kolyn, Mazl Tov Shver un Shviger, Bessarabian Chusidl, Freylacher Bulgar, Sirba Popilar, Bay a Glezele Mashke, Rebn's Waltz, Palesteena, Yiddish Charleston, Sirba Slanic, Kolomeyka, and Odessa Bulgar. This item is not currently available.|
|C1430: Klezmer Repertoire Vol. 2 B-flat Clarinet arranged by Mike Curtis. Advance Music, 1997, 19 pages. This book has several pages of introduction to the Klezmer style. Includes chords. Includes: Lebedik un Freylach, Shatser Chusidl, Shver un Shviger Tanz, Escorting the In-Laws Home, Papirosn, Galician Sher, Yikhes, Freylachs fun der Khupe, Silver Wedding, Rebn's Tanz, Noch Havdole, and Russian Sher.|
|C1540: Klezmer Tunes with a
Classical Touch for
Violin) and Piano by
Daniel Galay. Or-Tav Music Publications, 1998, PB, 52 + 24 pages. First
of a popular series by the Israeli composer and pianist Daniel Galay.
Galay appears frequently as a klezmer performer and clinician. There
are chord symbols on the clarinet part but they are in the concert key.
The tunes are: Far Rivke (For Rivka), Farfelekh (Farfel), Farvelkung
Pinyes Tekhter (For Pinye's daughters), Far Vos Raboysay? (For what,
gentlemen?), Far Dvoyrele (For Deborah), Farbaysekhts (A snack), Farn
Keyser (For the emperor), Farginer (The benevolent), Far Ale Mol!
(Forever!), Farkatshte Arbl (Folded sleeves), Farputste Lordn (Elegant
lords), Farshpetykung (Lateness), Fardreyte Mayse (A crooked story),
Far Yentele (For Yentel), Far Khosn-Kale (For bride and groom),
Farshtopte Kep (Closed heads), and Farn Oylem
(For the audience). Michèle Gingras has recorded them all.
|C1656: Klezmer Tunes with a
Classical Touch 2 for
Daniel Galay. Or-Tav Music Publications, 2005, SS, 31 pages plus CD.
This second volume includes a CD with performances of all 18 tunes by
Michèle Gingras and .pdf files of the piano
parts. The book also has several pages of performance tips from Ms
Gingras. The tunes are: Oyfbli
(Flowering), Oyf tish un oyf benk (It was a grand old time), Oyf der
elter vert kelter (It's colder when you're older), Oyf de heyser minut
(At the eleventh hour), Oyf tsu lokhes (Out of spite), Oyf Shabbes (For
the Sabbath), Oyf mir gezogt! (I should be so lucky), Oyf tsures (in
trouble), Oyfn-oyvn (Sleeping over the fireplace), Oyf simkhes (Happy
occasions), Oyfshpil (Opening number), Oyf keyver uves (Visiting
ancestor's graves), Oyf shpilkes (On pins and needles), Oyf kapores
(Worth nothing), Oyfruf (A call), Oyfgekokhte tsiblkes (Cooked onions),
and Oyf di "La Plata" bregn (On the shores of "La Plata").
|C404: Masterworks for the Clarinet
and Piano edited
Eric Simon. G. Schirmer, 1951, PB, 148 + 50 pages. This book contains
Weber Grand Duo Concertant for Clarinet and Piano Op. 48 and
Seven Variations for Clarinet and Piano Op. 33, Schumann Fantasy-Pieces
Op. 73 with alternate parts for A or B-flat clarinet,
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, and Brahms Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
Op. 120 No. 1 and Sonata for Clarinet and Piano Op. 120 No. 2.
PA045: Masterworks for the Clarinet and Piano edited Eric Simon. G. Schirmer, 2011, PB, 148 + 50 pages. This is a new version of this book that includes internet access to recordings of the piano parts which may be played on a computer or downloaded in the .mp3 format.
PA044: Masterworks for the Clarinet and Piano edited Eric Simon. G. Schirmer, 2011, SS, 2 CDs. These are CDs of the piano accompaniments playable on both a CD player and computer. They are enhanced CDs that include tempo adjustment software for CD-ROM computer use.
|C1739: Masterworks Solos Volume One 17th and 18th Centuries arranged for Clarinet and Piano by Ronald C. Dishinger. Medici Music Press, 2002, SS, 15 + 6 pages. Six compositions: Jeremiah Clarke Ayre (Song), John Barrett St. Catherine's Riguadon, Jean P. Rameau Tambourin from Pieces de Clavcin, Jean B. Lully Courante, George F. Handel Gavotte, and Fredrich W. Marpurg La Voltigeuse from Three Piano Pieces. The publisher rates this at (US) Grade 2-4, but 2-3 might be more appropriate. Mostly in the clarion register.|| 11.95
|C227: Mazltov! Jewish-American Wedding Music for Clarinet by Joel Rubin. Schott, 1998, SS, 47 pages. The 16 pieces in this collection are from the repertoire of famed klezmer clarinetist Dave Tarras. However, this book is more than just music. It includes text on American klezmer music, Dave Tarras, modal systems in klezmer music, the klezmer ensemble, klezmer performance practice, and a description of each of the pieces. It also includes a bibliography and discography. These pieces can be played on any treble clef melody instrument (flute, violin, saxophone, trumpet, etc.) although some will need to be played an octave higher than written. English and German text. Click on the cover image to view the pieces as listed in the Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back button to return.|| 23.95
Mozart for the Clarinet
transcribed (for clarinet and piano) by
Eric Simon. G. Schirmer, 1967, SS, 54 + 19 pages. Includes: Pamina's
Aria (Magic Flute), Papageno's Song (Magic Flute), Cherubino's Aria
(Figaro), Concerto for Clarinet in B-flat Major Second Movement
Excerpt, Contradance K.462 No. 2, Andante from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
K.525, Minuet from Flute Quartet K.298, Gigue K.574, Longing for Spring
K.596, Minuet K.1, Pantomime (from Les Petits Riens), Andante Grazioso
from Piano Sonata in A K.331, Trio from Symphony No. 39 K.543, Minuet
from Divertimento K.334, Minuet from Don Giovanni, and Adagio from Oboe
Quartet K.370. Although there a few that are easier, these pieces
generally cover the entire intermediate level of difficulty.
|C186: Music of Brahms for Clarinet arranged by Norman Heim. Mel Bay, 2000, SS, 54 + 23 pages. Intermediate level solos from the keyboard and solo song literature of Brahms. The music presented here is of high quality and gives the intermediate clarinetist interesting literature to perform for contest or recitals. Includes piano accompaniment and a separate pull-out solo part. Includes: Andante From Sonata Op. 5, Capriccio Op.116 No.3, Chorale Prelude Op.122 No.7, Hungarian Dance No.8, Intermezzo Op.116 No.2, Lied: Op.121 No.4, Lied: To The Moon Op.71 No.2, Romance From Magelane Op.33, and Romance In F Op.118 No.5.|| 15.95
|C1745: Nessiah - David
Orlowsky Trio B-flat Clarinet (with optional part for C
composed by members of the trio: David Orlowsky Clarinet and Bass
Clarinet, Florian Dohrmann Double Bass and Jens-Uwe Popp Guitar.
Advance Music, 2011, SS, 68 pages. This book has 14 original Klezmer
pieces by this trio which are part of the new generation of European
Klezmorim. It is based on a CD with the same title. All the pieces have
chord symbols. This book could be used by an experienced Klezmer group
to play these pieces or by any clarinetist who wants to have some fun. Here
is the trio (plus mandolin) playing Berenike, which is one of the
pieces in the book.
Trio B-flat Clarinet (with optional part for C clarinet)
composed by members of the trio: David Orlowsky Clarinet, Florian
Dohrmann Double Bass and Jens-Uwe Popp Guitar.
Advance Music, 2011, SS, 71 pages. This book has 15 original Klezmer
pieces. As with the book above, it is based on a CD with the same
title. All the pieces have
chord symbols. Here
is the trio (plus violin) playing Noema, which is one of the
pieces in the book. Click on
image to view the table of contents and a sample page.
|C2066: Chronos - David Orlowsky Trio B-flat Clarinet (with optional part for C clarinet) composed by members of the trio: David Orlowsky Clarinet, Florian Dohrmann Double Bass and Jens-Uwe Popp Guitar. Advance Music, 2012, SS, 77 pages. The third book in this series. It has 14 original Klezmer pieces. As with the two books above, it is based on a CD with the same title. All the pieces have chord symbols.|| 22.95
Plus! Volume 4,
Five Pieces for Organ and One Instrument
edited by Charles Callahan. MorningStar Music Publishers, 2013, SS, 45
pages (total). The fourth volume of this popular and practical series
contains five pieces for organ and a solo instrument. The pieces with
clarinet parts are marked Cl. Contents:
Henry Hadley Elegy, Max Reger Lyric Andante [Cl], Georg Goltermann
Religioso, Henry Purcell Rondeau and Air [Cl], and John
Stanley Siciliana. The instruments vary throughout and include Flute,
Oboe, Violin, Viola, Clarinet, Bassoon, Cello, and Horn. The
instrumental parts call for high school level skills and the organ part
does not look difficult. Click on
image to view the Table of Contents which shows the instrumental parts
available for each piece.
a Song of
Christmas Clarinet/Trumpet (Parts A & B) by
Zimmerman. Theodore Presser Co., 1956/2011, SS, 21 pages. This is part
of a set of books with 35 Christmas songs arranged in four parts. This
book contains the 2 upper parts and can be used for solo or duet
on the cover image to view the table of contents. (Search
to see the other volumes we carry.)
PA039: Play a Song of Christmas CD-ROM by Ruth L. Zimmerman. Theodore Presser Co., 1956/2011. This CD-ROM includes Piano accompaniments (mp3) and lyric sheets (pdf).
|C1327: Play Latin for
B-flat Clarinet and Piano
Alan Gout. Faber Music, 1997, SS, 29 + 11 pages. This book has nine
pieces which are "all-time hits" from Latin America. These are proper
arrangements for clarinet (generally at the upper intermediate level),
not simply a generic B-flat version. They are: Perez
Prado Mambo Jambo, traditional Mexican Hat Dance, traditional La
Cucaracha, Georges Bizet Habañera, Rodriguez La
Sebastián Yradier, Antonio Carlos Jobim The Girl from
Zequinha Abreu Tico Tico, and Enric Madriguera Adios. Four of these
pieces are this CD:
Puccini Clarinet 10 Arias Transcribed for
Intermediate Clarinet and Piano
transcribed and edited by Paolo Toscano. Michael
Paolo Toscano piano. Ricordi, 2003, SS, 32 + 10 pages + CD. Includes
arrangements for these Puccini arias for clarinet and piano, The Girl
of the Golden West: Ch'ella mi creda; Tosca: E lucevan le stelle,
Recondita Armonia, and Vissi D'arte; Manon Lescaut: In Quelle Trine
Morbide; Turandot: Nessun Dorma; Gianni Schicchi: O Mio Babbino Caro;
La Boheme: Quando Men Vo (Musetta's Waltz); Suor Angelica: Senza mamma;
and Madama Butterfly: Un Bel Di Vedremo. This book includes a page
long biography of Puccini and a substantial paragraph on each opera.
The CD includes performances both with and without the clarinet.
|PA031: Playing Through the
Blues Clarinet Edition by Fred Lipsius. Tommy
Ferrante clarinet with Fred Lipsius piano and a
Advance Music, 2009, SS, 32 pages, with CD. This book has 12 original
intermediate level blues pieces for practicing jazz improvisation. Each
piece has the melodies written out and includes chord symbols.
The CD has performances with and without the soloist.
|C1702: Progressive Duets Volume 1: Easy to Medium for Clarinet in B-flat arranged or composed by Larry Clark. Carl Fischer, 2006, SS, 64 pages. This book contains 52 duets from the beginner to the intermediate level (with more of these than the easy duets). Composers include JS Bach, CPE Bach, Telemann, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Haydn, Spohr and many more. Click on the cover image to view the Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back button to return.|| 10.95
|C1754: Progressive Duets Volume 2: Medium to Advanced for Clarinet in B-flat arranged or composed by Larry Clark. Carl Fischer, 2011, SS, 64 pages. This book contains 20 duets from the intermediate level to the advanced intermediate level. There is some overlap with Volume 1 as the easier duets in this book are less difficult than the most advanced in the earlier volume. In addition to two duets by Clark, composers include JS Bach, Mazas, Gariboldi, Koehler, Clementi, and Mozart. Click on the cover image to view the Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back button to return.|| 12.95
|C123: Recital Clarinetist selected and edited by Ben Armato. Carl Fischer, SS, 83 + 32 pages. Includes piano accompaniment. Baerman (atrib. Wagner) Adagio for Clarinet, Cavallini Adagio-Tarantella, Verdi Andante from La Forza del Destino, Weber Introduction Theme and Variations, Schumann Fantasy-Pieces Op. 73, Mouquet Solo de Concours, Rabaud solo de Concours, and Stravinsky Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet.|| 24.95
|C1658: Repertoire Classics
Clarinet, 29 Repertoire Pieces for Clarinet with Piano Accompaniment
compiled and edited
Denise Schmidt. Carl Fischer, 2010, SS, 48 pages + CD with piano
accompaniments as MP3 audio files (playable on a computer or player for
MP3 files) and printable PDF files. A collection of some familiar and
some less well known pieces at US grades 2 through 4. Johann Sebastian
Bach Arioso (Largo from Concerto for Harpsichord and Orchestra BWV
1056) and Siciliano from Sonata No. 2 in E Major BWV 1031; Luigi
Bassi Nocturne; Ludwig van Beethoven Serenade Op. 41; Michael Bergson
Scene and Air from Luisa di Montfort Op. 82; Georges Bizet Entr'acte
from Carmen; Carl Bohm Calm as the Night; Andre Caplet Reverie;
Frederic Chopin Etude Op. 10 No. 3; Arcangelo Corelli Gigue; David
Ferdinand Introduction, Theme and Variations from
Sehnsuchts-Walzer; Johannes Donjon Invocation (Morceau pour
elévation); Garbriel Faure Berceuse Op. 16 and Sicilienne,
Melisande; Benjamin Godard Allegretto Op. 116 No. 1; Joseph Gossec
Tambourin; Charles Gounod Meditation on Prelude No. 1 of J.S. Bach;
Guilhand Concertino; George Frideric Handel Bourree and Giga from
Sonata in F Major; Franz Joseph Haydn Serenade (Andante Cantabile
from String Quartet No. 8, Hob.III: No. 17); Ralph Hermann Clarinet on
the Town; Gustave Langenus Lullaby and Mount Vernon Menuet; Benedetto
Marcello Sonata in F Major; Gene Morra Nocturnal Serenade; Wolfgang
Amadeus Mozart Theme and Variations (Fourth Movement from Quintet for
Clarinet and Strings, K. 581); Erik Satie Gymnopedie No. 2 from Trois
Gymnopedies; Franz Schubert Musical Moment, from 6 Moments Musicaux Op.
94 No. 3; Robert Schumann Romance Op. 94 and Traumerei, from Scences
from Childhood Op. 15 No. 7; Elie Siegmeister Prelude for Clarinet and
Piano; Hugh M Stuart Concertino; Richad Wagner Song to the Evening Star
from Tannhauser; and Carl Maria von Weber Sonatina.
|C1843: Rubank Book of Clarinet Solos with
Accompaniment Easy Level. Rubank, 2016, SS, 12 pages + online
collection includes 11 solos (with accompaniment) from the Rubank solo
sheet music library. Contents: Tchaikovsky Andante from Pathetique
Symphony, Fernandez Cielito Lindo (Beautiful Heaven), Gounod Funeral
March of a Marionette, Peters Jolly Coppersmith March, Dvorak Largo
from New World Symphony, Hurrel (arr.) Lonely Birch Tree, Schumann
Melody Op 68 No. 1, Gluck Spirit Dance from Orpheus, Chopin Ode to
Music Chopin, Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty Waltz and Schubert Theme from
Unfinished Symphony. This new edition includes online access to audio
printable piano accompaniments.
(Except other items with free shipping.)
|C1844: Rubank Book of Clarinet
Solos Intermediate Level. Rubank, 2016, SS, 21
pages + online media. This collection includes 11 solos from the Rubank
sheet music library. Contents: Mozart Adagio and Meneutto,
Mozart Alleluja from Exultate, Jubilate, Clair W. Johnson Bel Canto,
Barret Chansonette, Handel Concerto in G Minor, Gene Paul Estilian
Caprice, Schumann Fantasy-Piece Op. 73 No. 1, Bassi Lamento (Nocturne),
Mozart Menuet from K.334, Verhey Nocturne, and Jean Becker Romance Op.
3. This new edition includes online access to audio recordings and
printable piano accompaniments.
|C485: Sacred Solos for B-flat Clarinet with Piano Accompaniment compiled, arranged, and edited by Clair W. Johnson. Rubank, 1960, SS, 48 + 15 pages. Felix Borowski Adoration, Georges Bizet Agnus Dei, Wolfgang A. Mozart Alleluia (from Exultate Jubilate), Bach-Gounod Ave Maria, Franz Schubert Ave Maria, Paul Rodney Calvary, Stephen Adams The Holy City, Felix Mendelssohn If With All Your Hearts (from Elijah), Jules Massenet Meditation, Cesar Franck Panis Angelicus (O Lord Most Holy), Ethelbert Nevin The Rosary, and G. F. Handel Where E'er You Walk (from Semele).|| 7.95
|C1475: Salon Pieces for Two to Four Clarinets arranged by Roland Erben. Kunzelmann, 2009, SS. Includes parts and score. This book contains 20 clarinet duets (7), trios (6), and quartets (7). They are at the intermediate level and advanced intermediate level. The most difficult piece is an arrangement of Scott Joplin's The Entertainer for clarinet quartet. Click on the cover image to view the pieces as listed in the Table of Contents.|| 40.95
|C2474: Schott Clarinet Library Original Pieces for Clarinet and Piano edited by Rudolf Mauz. Schott, 2016, SS, 110 + 40 pages. This book includes pieces by 11 composers which were written for clarinet and piano. The range of difficulty is better high school to college level. They are: Jean-Xavier Lefèvre Sonata in F major, Iwan Müller The Dream, Carl Maria von Weber Concertino in E-flat major, Norbert Burgmüller Duo in E-flat major, Niels Wilhelm Gade Fantasy Pieces, Charles Koechlin Le portrait de Daisy Hamilton Op. 140 (Nos. 21, 9 and 38), Richard Strauss Romance, Alexander Tcherepin Sonata in one movement, Nino Rota Allegro danzante, Alfred Uhl Andante semplice, and Emil Cossetto Csásdás-Variations. Click on the cover image to view a sample page.|| 23.95
C166: Selected Duets for Clarinet Vol. 1 Easy-Medium compiled and edited by Himie Voxman. Rubank, 1947, SS. 72 pages. Equal parts.
C167: Selected Duets for Clarinet Vol. 2 Advanced compiled and edited by Himie Voxman. Rubank, 1947, SS. 72 pages. Equal parts.
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|C1049: Short Classical Clarinet Pieces with Piano Accompaniment edited by Paul Harvey and Christopher Hussey. Chester Music, 2006, SS, 48 + 23 pages. Twenty-three familiar pieces at the early intermediate and intermediate level. Composer include Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Handel, Satie, Elgar, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Debussy and more. Click on the cover image to view the complete contents. Use your browser's Back button to return.|| 19.95
Bechet Best of 18 Titres (Titles). Paul Beuscher,
SS, 56 + 16
Sidney Bechet (1897-1959) was an American jazz saxophonist (especially
the soprano), clarinetist, and composer. He lived in France from 1950
onwards. This book has piano accompaniment with chords and guitar
tablature and B-flat parts with chords to 18 of Bechet's most popular
tunes. American Rhythm, Bagatelle, Blues in Paris, Dans les rues
d'Antibes, Frankie and Johnny, In the Groove, Les Marchand de poissons,
Les Oignons, Moulin à Café, Passport to
Fleur, Promenade aux Champs-Elysées, Sidney's Wedding Day,
Souvenir de la Nouvelle Orleans, Suey, Temperamental, I'll be proud of
you, and Sweet Louisiana. There are also photos and some text in French.
|WW072: Six Ragtimes for
flute or clarinet or bassoon and piano by Scott Joplin edited
Dieter H. Förster. Kunzelmann, 1979, with play-along CD.
familiar Joplin rags: Original Rags, Elite Synchopations, The
Entertainer, The Favorite, The Chrysanthemum, and The Ragtime Dance.
Includes a CD of the piano accompaniment.
|C1341: Six Romantic Pieces for Clarinet and Piano arranged by Gwilym Beechey. Oxford University Press/Allegro Music, 1976, SS, 19 + 7 pages. Six pieces at and slightly above the mid-intermediate level. They are: Adolf Jensen Barcarolle (Op. 33, No. 16), Carl Maria Von Weber Andantino con moto (Op. 10, No. 2), Niels Gade Novellette (Op. 19, No. 9). Robert Schumann Fantasy Piece (Op. 111, No. 2), Johannes Brahms Waltz (Op. 39, No. 3), and Enrique Granados Villanesca (Dazas Espanolas, No. 4).|| 23.95
Pieces for the
Beginning Clarinetist with Piano Accompaniment
edited by Norman Heim. Mel Bay,
1993, SS, 44 + 18 pages. This volume is intended to be used by
the elementary clarinet player in the first year to eighteen months of
study. Some of the solos are scored primarily in the chalumeau
register, with only brief extensions in the clarion register. Other
solos will be more challenging by having more phrases centered in the
clarion register. Includes: Traditional spiritual Deep River, Dvorak
Largo from the New World Symphony, Mozart O Isis and Osiris &
from Sonata in A, MacDowell To a Wild Rose, Bach & Luther A
Fortress Is Our God, Beethoven Sonatina, Sibelius "Be Still My Soul"
from Finlandia, Chopin Prelude in A-flat Op 28 No. 7, Rubenstein Melody
in F, Brahms Waltz Op. 39 No. 15 & Lullaby, Offenbach
Mendelssohn The Fleecy Clouds Op. 53 No. 2 & Faith Op. 102 No.
Schumann Träumeri, Bach Minuet from Anna Magdalena book,
Waltz from Merry Widow, Handel Bourree, and Haydn Andante Cantabile.
|C1846: Solo Pieces for the Intermediate Clarinetist with Piano Accompaniment compiled and edited by Norman Heim. Mel Bay, 1993/2007, SS, 44 + 18 pages. The pieces in this volume are suitable for second and third year students. The music is from the master composers of the 18th and 19th centuries adapted for clarinet performance. Contents: Telemann Presto; Jeremiah Clarke Voluntary; Bach Three Movements from French Suite; Rameau Le Tambourin; Handel Minuet, Sarabande and Courrente; Haydn Finale; Boccherini Minuet; Mozart Allegro from Sonatina; Beethoven Largo from Sonata in B-flat; Mendelssohn Sonata No. 2 Op. 65 Allegro Maestoso e Vivace; Schubert Menuetto; Brahms Intermezzo Op. 118 No. 2; Rachmaninoff Vocalise Op. 34 No. 14; MacDowell Told at Sunset from Suite Op. 51; and Faure Berceuse Op. 16.|| 22.95
Pieces for the
Advanced Clarinetist with Piano Accompaniment
edited by Norman Heim. Mel Bay, 1994/2006, SS, 95 + 30 pages. Nine
outstanding clarinet solos with
keyboard accompaniment arranged by Dr. Heim. Includes J.S. Bach
Overture from "Unto Us
a Child is Born," Haydn Andante and Allegro, Schumann Movement II from
Three Romances Op. 94, Dvorak Slavonic Dance No. 2 Op. 46 No. 1
Four Romantic Pieces Op. 75, Tchaikovsky June from "The Seasons" Op.
37a No. 6, Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 3, Mendelssohn Rondo Capriccio
Op. 14, Weber Adagio and Rondo from the Bassoon Concerto.
|C206: Solos for Clarinet, 35 Repertoire Pieces with Piano Accompaniment compiled and edited by Denise Schmidt. Carl Fischer, 2001, PB, 167 + 70 pages. A relatively new compilation of solos with a mix of transcriptions of familiar classics and clarinet solos. This folio has pieces from Bach, Beethoven, Bizet, Corelli, Gounod, Handle, Satie and others. Also included are classic such as Introduction, Theme and Variations by David and Sonatina by Weber. Many of the works are on state festival lists (grade 2 through 5). Click on the cover image to view the Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back button to return.|| 24.95
|C526: Solos for the Clarinet Player
Accompaniment selected and edited
by Arthur H. Christmann. G. Schirmer, 1958, SS, 91 + 36 pages. This
book contains a combination of works from the pre-clarinet period along
with selections from the standard clarinet repertoire (easier
movements, mostly). The first group includes transcriptions of works by
Albinoni, Bach, Handel, Lully, and Vivaldi. Clarinet literature
composers include Mozart, Carl Baermann Schumann, Spohr, Stamitz, and
Weber. Third year through high school . Click
on the cover
image to view the Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back
button to return.
PA048: Solos for the Clarinet Player with Piano Accompaniment (and CD) selected and edited by Arthur H. Christmann. G. Schirmer, 2011, SS, 91 + 36 pages. + CD. This edition includes a CD with the piano accompaniment which will work on a regular CD player or with a computer. It also includes software that can be used on a computer to adjust the tempo.
PA047: Solos for the Clarinet Player with Piano Accompaniment (CD only) selected and edited by Arthur H. Christmann. G. Schirmer, 2011, CD. This is just the CD for use with C526 you already own.
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Book & CD
|C1010: Spectrum for Clarinet, 16 Contemporary Pieces compiled by Ian Mitchell. ABRSM, 2006, 38 + 30 pages, example CD. This is a collection of specially-commissioned contemporary pieces by many well known composers such as Mark-Anthony Turnage, William O. Smith and Libby Larsen. They range in difficulty from (ABRSM) Grades 1 to 8 with some of the more difficult pieces including extended techniques. Thirteen of the pieces have piano accompaniment and three are solo. The CD has a performance of all 16 pieces by Ian Mitchell and Thalia Myers. Click on the cover image to view the titles and composers.|| 39.95
|C2142: Talking Clarinet, An Introduction to Klezmer Improvisation by Helmut Eisel. Advance Music, 2014, SS, 48 pages + CD (plus the C part which is 32 pages). Helmut Eisel is regarded as one of the best and most versatile klezmer clarinetists in Europe. Talking Clarinet has has 12 of Helmut Eisel's improvisations. Faithfully transcribed and including chord symbols, they allow fascinating insights into the current klezmer music and invite you to play these improvisations. The accompanying texts, exercises and music encourage you to find your own style and tell your own stories. The included CD includes both complete performances and the accompaniment part. Click on the cover image to view a sample page from the middle of the book.|| 35.95
|C1738: Dave Tarras, The King of Klezmer by Yale Strom. Or-Tav Music Publications, 2010, PB, 128 pages. A long overdue biography of a musical giant, klezmer clarinetist Dave Tarras (1897-1989). Through comprehensive interviews, detailed historical perspective and a musician's insider knowledge, Yale Strom has woven a fascinating and informative portrait of one of the 20th Century's most important, influential, and charismatic klezmers. About half the pages of this book are 28 compositions by Tarras with parts in C and B-flat with chord symbols.|| 26.95
|C1310: That's Klezmer
Clarinets (or Violins) and Piano by
Peter Prystaniak and Irith Gabriely. Henry Litolff's Verlag/C.F.
Peters, 2008, SS, 29 + 18 pages, with play along CD. This book includes
seven traditional pieces and five new compositions. The first eight can
be played as duets, with or without the piano. The CD includes both
"listening" and play-along tracks for all the pieces. The clarinet
parts are high school level.
Unbeaten Tracks for Clarinet and Piano
edited by Paul Harris. Faber Music, 2002, SS, 32 + 14 pages. This is a
of 8 contemporary pieces in UK grades 4-7. The composers and titles
are: Peter Sculthorpe Reef Singing, Lloyd Moore Lower Ground,
Christopher Gunning Reluctant Ragtime, Eddie McGuire Elegiac Waltz, Huw
Watkins March, John Hawkins Night Run, Edward Rushton Clay, and Richard
Harris Escapology. Unbeaten Tracks is an innovative series of specially
commissioned pieces designed to introduce players to contemporary
sounds and styles in an interesting and approachable way. These piece
are all tonal.
al sur, 10 Tangos and Other Pieces Clarinet by
Astor Piazzzolla arranged by Hywel Davies. Boosey & Hawkes,
SS. 18 pages + CD. For each piece in this Piazzolla colection, the CD
contains a performance track, backing track, and the piano part in a
.pdf file. The pieces are Ausencias, Vuelvo Al Sur (Return to the
South), Sin Rumbo, Los Suenos (Dreams), Milonga for Three, Milonga
Picaresque, Street Tango, Mumuki, Ouverture (From a Midsummer Night's
Dream), and Duo I (From a Midsummer Night's Dream). These
are generally at the upper intermediate level and should by playable by
better high school and most adult players. There are a few less common
(outside of tango, anyway) rhythms and keys with up to five sharps. Click on
image to view a sample piece.
for Clarinet with Piano or Play Along CD
by Leonard Bernstein arranged by Joshua Parman or Joel K. Boyd. Boosey
& Hawkes, 2013, SS, 59 + 18 + CD. These solo instrumental
arrangements are faithful to Bernstein's score and have been
idiomatically adapted for the clarinet (and have been tested by my Hal
Leonard representative who is a clarinetist). Intermediate to Advanced
Level. Contents: Jet Song; Something's Coming; Mambo; Maria; Tonight
(Balcony Scene); America; Cool; One Hand, One Heart; I Feel
Pretty; and Somewhere. The enhanced CD includes recordings of
piano accompaniments for each track as well as tempo adjustment
software for CD-ROM computer use. (It will also play on a regular CD
for Clarinet with Piano or Play Along CD
arranged by Hidan Manudovi. Universal Edition, 2013, SS, 24 + 7 pages
plus CD. Editor Hidan Mamudov, an award winning clarinetist, has chosen
seven folk songs representative of the Balkan region of southeastern
Europe. This World Music series includes books for flute, clarinet, and
trumpet, each with piano accompaniment (and chord symbols) and a play
along CD. The ensemble book is printed in score, with parts for
flexible instrumentation available on the included CD, along with full
recordings for reference. The pieces are Ciribiribella (Croatian), Mja
mala (Hungarian), Makedonsko devojce (Macedonian), Moj dilbere
(Bonia-Herzegovinian), Uzecko kolo (Serbian), Rampi Rampi (Turkish) and
Svadbarsko horo (Bulgarian). Click on
image to view a sample page.
|C2465: You must remember
Clarinet and Piano arranged
by James Rae. Universal Edition, 2016, SS, 20 + 10 pages. This book is
intended for the the elementary clarinetist and would be of most
interest to adult beginners. It contains Daisy Bell, As Time Goes By,
La Paloma, Give My Regards to Broadway, Fascination, Bill Baily Won't
You Please Come Home, When Johnny Comes Marching Home, Over the Waves,
Misty, and Chicago. All are set in comfortable keys for the
developing clarinetist and the piano parts are teacher-friendly. Click on
image to view the clarinet part to As Time Goes By.
Bindings: HB: Hard Bound, PB: Perfect Bound (paperback with square spine), SS: Saddle Stitch (paper, folded and stapled), SB: Spiral Bound (plastic or metal)