YOUNG MUSICIANS FESTIVAL

Repertoire Guidelines for Clarinet

Students should be working on, or able to play music at the level indicated by these selections. The student does not necessarily have to play these specific pieces. The lists below are just a guideline. Students should perform two (2) contrasting pieces that indicative their current level of study. One piece should be classical in nature, as the list suggests, and the other can be of the students own choosing. The list below is to be used as a guide rather than a limitation to your choices. Students should perform either two (2) short pieces, or movements, or one longer piece.

Clarinet Repertoire

Level 1
Easy Solos for the Beginning Clarinet Level 1, - Dr Norman M. Heim (Selections below the break)
1.) Autumn Leaves
2.) China town
3.) Processional March
1st Recital Series, Curnow Music Press, Inc. (All selections below the break)
1).Autumn Leaves
2).Crabapple Crossing
3).Reflections
4).Legend
7).Riverside Promenade
8).Ave Verum Corpus
Selected Clarinet Solos, Everybody's Favorite Series No. 28
Silent Night - F Gruber
Cielito Lindo (Beautiful Heaven) - C Fernandez
America - S. F. Smith
Star Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key
Adeste Fideles (Oh Come All Ye Faithful) - Reading
Lead Kindly Light - J. B. Dykes
Onward Christian Soldiers - Sir Arthur Sullivan
Level 2
Easy Solos for the Beginning Clarinet Level 1, - Dr Norman M. Heim (Selections below the break)
4.) Pipes and Drums
5.) Birds in the Woods
1st Recital Series, Curnow Music Press, Inc.
5).Danse Harlequin
6).Air from Suite #3
9).Chalumeau on the Go
10).Habanera
11).Barbra Allen
12).Soaring
40 Famous Clarinet Favorites, Hugh M. Stuart Selected Clarinet Solos, Everybody's Favorite Series No. 28
None But the Lonely Heart - Tschaikowsky
Beautiful Dreamer - Steven Foster
3 American Songs, Dixie, Swanee River, Oh Suzanna - Traditional
Valse Triste - Sibelius
Barcarolle from “Tale of Hoffmann” - Offenbach
I'll Take you Home Again Kathleen - T.P. Westendorf
Jingle Bells - Traditional
Cradle Song - Brahms
Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes - Arne
Chanson Triste - Tschaikowsky Op. 40, No. 2
Ah! So Pure (Martha) - Flotow
Ciribiribin - A. Pestalozza
Blue Danube Waltz - J. Strauss
Andante from the “5th Symphony” - Tschaikowsky
Cantique de Noel - A. Adam
Dark Eyes (Otche Chornia) - Russian Song
Viennese Refrain - Popular
Londonderry Air - Irish Folk Song
Gavotte - F. J. Gossec
Irish Washerwoman (Jig)
Arkansas Traveller - (Country Dance)
Pop Goes the Weasel - (Virginia Reel)
The Campbells are Coming - (Scotch Dance)
Garry Owen - (Irish Jig)
Paddy Whack - (Irish Jig)
Money Musk - (Reel)
Kerry Dance - (Irish Jig)
Sailor's Hornpipe
Fisher's Hornpipe
Selected Clarinet Solos, Everybody's Favorite Series No. 43 Amsco Publications
Walter's Prize Song, from Die Meistersinger - R Wagner
Rigaudon - Jean-Phillipe Rameau
Le Secret - L. Gautier
Toreador Song from Carmen - G. Bizet
Largo - G. F. Handel
Siciliana from Cavalleria Rusticana - P. Mascagni
Tambourin - Jean-Philippe Rameau
Spring Dance - Edvard Grieg
Solos for the Clarinet Player, - Arthur H. Christmann, Schirmer, Inc.
Gavotte - Jean Baptiste Lully
Baroque Masterpieces for Clarinet and Piano, EMR (Editions Marc Reift)
Suite de Danses - Melchior Franck
Level 3
Easy Solos for the Beginning Clarinet Level 1, - Dr Norman M. Heim (Selections below the break)
6.) Swiss Mountain Call
7.) New Orleans
8.) Holiday Stomp
Selected Clarinet Solos, Everybody's Favorite Series No. 28
Reverie - Claude Debussy
Berceuse, from “Jocelyn” - B Godard
Melody in F - Anton Rubinstein
Minuet in G - L. Van Beethoven
Serenade - Franz Schubert
Spring Song (Song Without Words No. 30) - F MendelssoHN
Dancing Doll (Poupee Valsante) - Ed. Poldini
Habanera from “Carmen” - G. Bizet
Song Without Words - Tschaikowsky
Clarinet Polka (Dziadunio)
Elegie - J. Massenet
Ave Maria - F. Schubert
Orientale (the Kaleidoscope) - Cesar Cui, Op. 50
Romance – A. Rubinstien, Op. 44
Selected Clarinet Solos, Everybody's Favorite Series No. 43 Amsco Publications
Ballet Music from “Rosemunde” - F. Schubert
Salut d'amour - E. Elgar
Melody Moritz Moszkowski, Op. 18,No.1
Au Matin - Benjamin Godard
Intermezzo and Nocturne, from Midsummer night's Dream - F. Mendelssohn
My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice, from Samson and Delilah - C. Saint-Saens
Anitra's Dance, Peer Gynt Suite - Edvard Grieg
Caro Mio Ben - G. Giordani
Connais-tu la pays, from Mignon - A. Thomas
Tales from the Vienna Woods - J. Strauss
Passepied - Leo Delibes
Minuet - Luigi Boccherini
Anvil Chorus, “Il Trovatore” - G. Verdi
Cavatina - Joachim Raff
Song Without Words - F. Mendelssohn, Op. 19, No. 14
Eastern Romance - N. Rimsky-Korsakoff
Sextet from Lucia - G. Donizetti
Pizzicati, Sylvia Ballet - Leo Delibes
June (Barcarolle) - P. Tschaikowsky, Op. 37, No. 6
Song of India - N. Rimsky-Korsakoff
Serenade (Les Millions D'arlequin) - R. Drigo
Solos for the Clarinet Player, - Arthur H. Christmann, Schirmer, Inc.
Gavotte and Minuet - John Stanley
Romance from Clarinet Concerto No. 3 - Karl Stamitz
Tambourin - Franz Joseph Gossec
Baroque Masterpieces for Clarinet and Piano, EMR (Editions Marc Reift)
Suite - Henry Purcell
Suite de Danses - Melchior Franck
Sonata - Jean-Baptiste Loeillet
Suite of Danses - Johann Pezel
Concert and Contest Collection for Bflat Clarinet, H. Voxman Entr'acte from the Opera Carmen - George Bizet Carl Fisher
Level 4
Selected Clarinet Solos, Everybody's Favorite Series No. 28
Nocturne - F. Chopin, Op. 9, No. 2
Hungarian Dance No. 5 - J. Brahms
Spanish Dance - M. Moszkowski, Op. 12, No. 1
Humoreske - Anton Dvorak, Op. 101, No. 7
Angel's Serenade - G. Braga
Souvenir - Franz Drdla
Serenade - Franz Drdla
Two Guitars - Russian Gypsy Folk Song
Hymn to the Sun - N. Rimsky-Korsakoff
Selected Clarinet Solos, Everybody's Favorite Series No. 43 Amsco Publications
Serenade Badine - Gabriel-Marie
Melodie - P.I. Tschaikowsky
To Spring - Edvard Grieg, Op.43, No.6
Miserere, “Il Trovatore” - G. Verdi
Stephanie, Gavotte - A. Czibulka
Minuet l'antique - I. J. Paderewski
Caro Nome from “Rigoletto” - G. Verdi
Polish Danse X. Scharwenka, Op. 3, No. 1
“Minute” Waltz - Fr. Chopin, Op. 64, No. 1
Romance - P. I. Tschaikowsky
Solos for the Clarinet Player, - Arthur H. Christmann, Schirmer, Inc.
Allegro, from Concerto for Oboe and Strings - Tommaso Albinoni
Allegro from the Flute Sonata in E - J. S. Bach
Adagio and Allegro from Flute Sonata No. 3 in G major - George Frederic Handel
Sonata in G Major (original for cello) - Benedetto Marcello Movt. 1-4
Concert and Contest Collestion for Bflat Clarinet, H. Voxman
Allegretto Fantasia - Sextus Miskow
Nocturne from Concerto in G Minor - Th. Verhey, Op. 47
Aria and Scherzo - Agostino Gabucci
Chanson - R. Gliere, Op. 35, No. 3
Nocturne - L. Bassi
Menuet from Divertimento in D, K.334 - W. A. Mozart
Scherzo in C Minor - Paul Koepke
Ballade - Niels W. Gade, Op. 43, No. 3
Romance - Jean Becker, Op. 3
Baroque Masterpieces for Clarinet and Piano, EMR (Editions Marc Reift)
Adagio – Largo – Allegretto - Benedetto Marcello
Sonata - Nicola Antonio Porpora
Prelude and Fugue - G. F. Handel
Konzert Nr. 3 in B flat Major for Clarinet and Orchestra - Carl Stamitz Six Studies in English Folk-Song - R. Vaughan Williams Sonata in F Major - Benedetto Marcello Carl Fisher
Level 5
Selected Clarinet Solos, Everybody's Favorite Series No. 28
Flight of the Bumble-Bee - N. Rimsky-Korsakoff
Selected Clarinet Solos, Everybody's Favorite Series No. 43 Amsco Publications
Polnaise from “Mignon” - A. Thomas
Gypsy Rondo - Joseph Haydn
Level 6 - Very Advanced
Sonata for the Oboe and Piano – Francis Poulenc
Sonata for Oboe and Piano - Gordon Jacob
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