Trinity Clarinet – Grade 6

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Clarinet Pieces for Grade 6
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 (see page 13). One E♭ clarinet or bass clarinet item may be selected.

Pieces marked ? can be found in Clarinet Grade 6 Pieces 2017-2020

Group A
Bartók, Mărunțel, no. 6 (from Roumanian Folk Dances) ?
Finzi, Prelude, no. 1 (from Five Bagatelles op. 23) ?
Goatley, Summer Evening at Bryanston ?
Lefèvre, Sonata no. 2, 1st movt: Allegro ma non troppo ?
McCabe, Improvisation, no. 2 (from Three Pieces for Clarinet) ?
Walton, Popular Song ?
Baermann, Adagio, from Second Book of Clarinet Solos, (Faber) 0571510930 / (Breitkopf) EB 4884
Benjamin, Jamaican Rumba, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060012853
Bernstein, Mambo, from West Side Story Instrumental Solos, (Boosey & Hawkes) M051106431
Debussy, Petite pièce, from Second Book of Clarinet Solos, (Faber) 0571510930
Elgar, arr. Lawton, Chanson de Matin, op. 15 no. 2, from An Elgar Clarinet Album, (Novello) NOV120516R
Gade, Fantasiestücke, op. 43, 2nd movt: Allegro vivace, (Hansen) WH03537
Harvey, Suite in Baroque Form, 1st movt: Prelude, (Reedimensions) RD 004
Horovitz, Sonatina, 2nd movt, (Novello) NOV120541
Hurlstone, Four Characteristic Pieces, no. 4: Scherzo, (Emerson) E97
Lorenz, Ragtime, from Easy Concert Pieces, (Schott) ED8159
Lutosławski, Dance Preludes, no. 2: Andantino, (Chester) CH55171
Milhaud, Scaramouche, 2nd movt: Modéré, (Salabert) SLB1331
Monti, Csardas, (Cascade) CM48
Rameau, 1e Gigue en Rondeau and 2me Gigue en Rondeau, from Suite, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060022326
Saint-Saëns, Sonata op. 167, 2nd movt: Allegro animato, (Durand) DF01006300
Templeton, Modal Blues, no. 2, from Pocket Size Sonata, (Emerson) 302
Weber, Grand Duo Concertant op. 48, 2nd movt: Andante con moto, (Peters) EP3317

E♭ Clarinet,
Carvajal-Gomez, El Pañuelo de Pepa and Los Delirios de Rosita, from Suite Caribeana (Periferia) SPX483
Corelli, Sarabande and Gigue, (Rubank) HL04476869

Bass Clarinet
Bach/Gounod, Ave Maria, from Album for the Young Bass Clarinettist, (Alea) 1122
Frescobaldi, No. 4, from Canzoni, (Alea) 1040

Group B
J S Bach, trans. Giampieri, Bourrée ?
Stravinsky, No. 1 from Three Pieces for Clarinet ?
Wiedemann, Study no. 64, Romance (from 80 Graded Studies for Clarinet book 2) ?
R R Bennett, Sonatina for Solo Clarinet, 2nd movt: Night Thoughts, (Novello) NOV120549
Harris, Study no. 60, from 80 Graded Studies for Clarinet book 2, (Faber) 0571509525
Opie, Sonatina for Solo Clarinet, 2nd movt, (Useful) U150
Rae, Meditation, no. 35, from 40 Modern Studies for Solo Clarinet, (Universal) UE 19735
Rae, No. 3: Mr Costello’s Departmental Rag or No. 4: Surf and Sand or No. 13: Wave Motion, from Mosaics Clarinet book 2, (Trinity) TG 009296
Rae, No. 30 Funk Meister, from 38 More Modern Studies, (Universal) UE21554
Scott, Monster Job, from Clarinet Solos book 1 Apollo Saxophone Quartet Series, (Astute) am308-47
Shaw, No. 1, from Artie Shaw’s Jazz Technic Book 2 – 14 Clarinet Etudes, (Warner) 00-EL9502
Stokes, No. 33, from Easy Jazz Singles, (Hunt) Edition HE 53
Uhl, Study no. 11, from 48 Studies book 1, (Schott) KLB 12
Wilson, Yellow Radiance, no. 5, from Colour Studies, (Camden) CM180

E♭ Clarinet
Rose, Study no. 54, from 80 Graded Studies for Clarinet book 2, (Faber) 0571509525

Bass Clarinet
J S Bach, arr. Davenport, Gigue from Cello Suite in G major (from Six Suites), (Alea) 1001

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