Clarinet

The guidelines listed below are the minimum expectations for a music major taking a one hour (two credit) lesson each week in clarinet. Repertoire may be substituted or accelerated as best fits the student’s abilities and interests, but each semester should include at least one work from the suggested repertoire.

1000 Level

Technique
Scales- Pares Scales for Clarinet
Etudes: C. Rose, 40 Etudes
C. Rose, 32 Etudes
C. Rose, 9 Etudes
Klose, Celebrated Method for the Clarinet

Representative Solo Repertoire

  • Arabesque #1, Debussy
  • Bagatelles, Finzi
  • Arabesque, JeanJean
  • Rhapsody, Osborne
  • Sonata, Saint-Saens
  • Vocalise, Rachmaninoff
  • Concertino, Tartini/Jacob

Performance Requirement
Performance in at least one Student Recital.

2000 Level

Technique
Scales: Stievenard, Practical Study of the Scales for Clarinet
Etudes: Baermann, Baermann Method
A. Uhl, 48 Studies for Clarinet
Klose, Celebrated Method for the Clarinet

Representative Solo Repertoire

  • Sonatas Op. 120, Bernstein
  • Arlequin, Brahms
  • Fantasie Caprice, Cahuzac
  • Dance Preludes, Lefebre
  • Solo de Concours, Lutoslawski
  • Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, Messager
  • Capriccio, Schubert
  • Concertino, Sutermeister
  • Orchestral Excerpts, Weber

Technique
Scales – Baermann, Complete Method for Clarinet, 3rd Div.
Etudes- Cavallini, 30 Caprices
Lebanchi, 4 Studies
Magnani, 7 Etudes – Caprices
Gamboro, 5 Caprices
JeanJean, Vacum de Methode
Klose, Celebrated Method for the Clarinet
D. Bonade3, Orchestra Studies for Clarinet

Representative Solo Repertoire

  • Trio in Bb, op.11, Beethover
  • Trio in a, op.114, Brahms
  • Sonata, Hindemith
  • Carnival of Venice, JeanJean
  • Sonatina, Martinau
  • Trio in Eb, K.498, Mozart
  • Sonata, Poulenc
  • Intro, Theme & Var., Rossini
  • Fantasy Pieces, Schumann
  • 6 German Songs, Spohr
  • Three Pieces, Stravinsky
  • Sonatine Attique,Tomasi
  • Concertos #1, 2, Weber
  • Grand Duo Conc., Weber

Performance Requirement
Performance in a Junior Recital.

4000 Level

Technique
Scales- Baermann, Complete Method for Clarinet, 3rd Div.
Etudes- Baermann, Baermann Method, Div. 5
E. Gates, Odd Meter Etudes
V. Polatschek, Advanced Studies for the Clarinet
JeanJean, 18 Etudes
Klose, Celebrated Method for the Clarinet
D. Bonade, Orchestra Studies for the Clarinet

Representative Solo Repertoire

  • Contrasts, Bartok
  • Vier Stücke, Berg
  • Quintet, Brahms
  • Concerto, Copland
  • Rhapsody, Debussy
  • Concerto, Hindemith
  • Abime, Messiaen
  • Concerto, Mozart
  • Quintet, Mozart
  • Concerto, Neilson
  • Quintet, Weber

Performance Requirement
Performance in a Senior Recital

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