Trinity Clarinet – Grade 5

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Trinity Scales and Arpeggios – Grades Initial to 8
Trinity Sight reading Grades 5 to 8
Trinity Aural Test books Grades 1 to 5

Clarinet Pieces for Grade 5
Three pieces are to be played, two pieces from group A and one piece from group B, to form a balanced programme. Instead of one piece, candidates may offer an own composition

Pieces marked ? can be found in Clarinet Grade 5 Pieces 2017-2020

Group A
Ellington, In a Sentimental Mood ?
Lutosławski, Dance Preludes, no. 4: Andante ?
McDowall, Music Hall ?
Molter, Concerto no. 3, 2nd movt ?
Paradis, Sicilienne ?
Reger, Albumblatt ?
Arnold, Sonatina, 2nd movt: Andantino, (Lengnick) AL1000
Bartók, Pe loc, no. 3, Roumanian Folk Dances, (Universal) UE 11679
Bernstein, Cool, West Side Story Instrumental Solos, (Boosey & Hawkes) M051106431
Buckland, You Never Know, Clarinet and Piano book 1 Apollo Saxophone Quartet Series, (Astute) am308-63
Fauré, Pavane, Take Ten for Clarinet and Piano, (Universal) UE 19736
Finzi, Forlana, no. 4, Five Bagatelles, op. 23, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060030253
Goldschmidt, Evening, Two Pieces, op. 26, (Lazarus) LAZ06
Grieg, Anitra’s Dance from Peer Gynt, Music Moments Clarinet book 5, (Trinity) TG 009630
Harris, Clarinetwise, (Camden) CM153
Harvey, Minuet and Trio, no. 3, Suite in Baroque Form, (Reedimensions) RD 004
Hurlstone, Croon Song, no. 2, Four Characteristic Pieces, (Emerson) E97
Ledbury, In the Pink, Jazzed up Too for Clarinet, (Brass Wind) 1307
Lefèvre, Sonata no. 1, 1st movt: Allegro moderato, Five Sonatas, (OUP) 9780193575516
Mozart, Allegro from Divertimento no. 3 K. 229, Musical Moments Clarinet book 5, (Trinity) TG 009630
Mozart, Allegro from Divertimento no. 4 K. 439b, Best of Clarinet Classics, (Schott) ED22018
Mozart, Minuet from Haffner Serenade K. 250, Clarinet Basics Repertoire, (Faber) 0571522548
Norton, Carthorse Rag or Puppet Theatre, The Microjazz Clarinet Collection 2, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060110610
Parker, Ground Force or The House of Eliott, The Music of Jim Parker for Clarinet, (Brass Wind) 1317
Piazzolla, Duo 1, Grade by Grade Clarinet Grade 5, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060128790
Pogson, South Sea Bubble, The Way To Rock, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060087288
Rae, Snoozin’ with the Blues, Musical Moments Clarinet book 5, (Trinity) TG 009630
Raybould, The Wistful Shepherd, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060834349
Reade, Summer, no. 5, Suite from The Victorian Kitchen Garden or Musical Moments Clarinet book 5, (Weinberger) / (Trinity) TG009630
Schumann, No. 1, Fantasiestücke op. 73 [A or B♭ clarinet], (Henle) HN416
Tchaikovsky, June, Musical Moments Clarinet book 5, (Trinity) TG 009630
Trad., Mexican Hat Dance or La Cucaracha, Play Latin, (Faber) 0571517722
Wedgwood, Sliding Doors, After Hours for Clarinet, (Faber) 057152267X

Group B,
Baermann, Study no. 26 ?
Lazarus, Study no. 56 ?
Sparke, Party Piece ?
Benger, Bolero, Thirty Tuneful Studies, (Spartan) SP 317
Demnitz, Chord Study no. 3 in F major (p. 26) or no. 12 in C# minor (p. 35), Elementary School for Clarinet, (Peters) EP2417
Demnitz, Study no. 52, 80 Graded Studies for Clarinet book 2, (Faber) 0571509525
Rae, No. 59: Rockin’ Roland or No. 65: Shifting Winds, Mosaics Clarinet book 1, (Trinity) TG 009289
Rae, Black Pudding, no. 26, 38 More Modern Studies, (Universal) UE21554
Rae, Exclusive, no. 24 or Ambiguity, no. 25, 40 Modern Studies for Solo Clarinet, (Universal) UE 19735
Rae, Scale Model, no. 9, Style Workout for Solo Clarinet, (Universal) UE 21301
Scott, Reflexology, Clarinet Solos book 1 Apollo Saxophone Quartet Series, (Astute) am308-47
Stark, Study no. 50, 80 Graded Studies for Clarinet book 1, (Faber) 0571509517

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