Trinity Clarinet – Grade 7

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Clarinet Pieces for Grade 7
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 7 Pieces 2017-2020

Group A
Debussy, La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin ?
Lutosławski, Dance Preludes, no. 1: Allegro molto ?
Reade, Prelude, no. 1 (from Suite from The Victorian Kitchen Garden) ?
Reger, Tarantella ?
Stanford, Sonata op. 129, 2nd movt: Caoine ?
Templeton, In Rhythm, no. 3 (from Pocket Size Sonata) ?
Bernstein, Sonata, 1st movt: Grazioso, (Boosey & Hawkes) M051107476
Bliss, Pastoral for Clarinet and Piano, (Novello) NOV120509
Brahms, Sonata in F minor, op. 120 no. 1, 4th movt: Vivace, (Wiener Urtext) UT 50015
Brahms, arr. Allen, Trio Movement, (Emerson) E606
Devienne, Sonata in E♭ major, op. 70/2, 3rd movt, (HH) 258
Horovitz, Sonatina, 1st movt, (Novello) NOV120541
Lefèvre, Sonata no. 5, 1st movt: Allegro ma non troppo, from Five Sonatas, (OUP) 9780193575516
Lutosławski, Dance Preludes, no. 5: Allegro molto, (Chester) CH55171
Lyons, Sonata for Clarinet & Piano, 1st movt, (Useful) U29
McCabe, Nocturne, no. 1 from Three Pieces for Clarinet, (Novello) NOV120135
Mozart, Concerto K. 622, 2nd movt: Adagio [A or B♭ clarinet] [NB only one Mozart item to be chosen], (Bärenreiter) BA4773-90 (Clarinet in A) / BA4773-38 (Clarinet in B♭)
Mozart, Grande Sonate (Clarinet Quintet), 2nd movt: Larghetto [A or B♭ clarinet] [NB only one Mozart item to be chosen], (Bärenreiter) BA9162 (Clarinet in A) / BA9163 (Clarinet in B♭)
Oberthür, ‘Le Désir’, Nocturne, op. 65, (Lazarus) M708007159
Pierné, Canzonetta op. 19, (Leduc) AL8206
Poulenc, Sonata, 2nd movt: Romanza, (Chester) CH70972
Ravel, Pièce en Forme de Habanera, (Leduc) AL17597
Rodgers, Spanish Sonata, 1st movt, (Stainer & Bell) H386
Rota, Sonata in re, 2nd movt, (Ricordi) NR133179
Schumann, No. 2, from Fantasiestücke op. 73 [A or B♭ clarinet], (Henle) HN416
Scott, Fujiko, (Astute) am104-10
Spohr, Recitativo ed Adagio [complete], (Emerson) E402
Szalowski, Sonatina, 3rd movt, (Chester) CH55735
Weber, Concerto no. 2 in E♭, op. 74, 2nd movt: Romanza [with cadenza], (Boosey & Hawkes) M060029486

E♭ Clarinet
Bolcom, Rag, no. 1, from Little Suite of Four Dances, (Hal Leonard) HL 220058
Marcello, Sonata in G: Andante and allegro, (Hal Leonard) HL004476862

Bass Clarinet
Semler-Collery, Divertissement, from Légende et Divertissement, (Peermusic)
Telemann, Sonata in A minor, 4th movt, (Alea) 1053

Group B,
Harvey, Summertime (from Three Etudes on Themes of Gershwin) ?
Roxburgh, Calm is the Fragrant Air, no. 1 (from Wordsworth Miniatures) ?
Wilson, Kaleidoscope, no. 8 (from Colour Studies) ?
J S Bach, trans. Giampieri, Allemanda, no. 3, from 21 Pieces for Clarinet, (Ricordi) ER2621
R R Bennett, Sonatina for Solo Clarinet, 3rd movt, (Novello) NOV120549
Cavalinni, No. 5 or no. 10, from 30 Caprices for Clarinet, (Ricordi) ER1202
Harris, Study no. 67, from 80 Graded Studies for Clarinet book 2, (Faber) 0571509525
Lyons, Study no. 44, Fast and Furious, from Clarinet Studies, (Useful) U30
Paubon, Pensers, from Soliloques, (Billaudot) G 5205 B
Rae, No. 15: Weberiana or No. 16: The Man with Four Brains or No. 20: Questions and Answers, from Mosaics Clarinet book 2, (Trinity) TG 009296
Rae, New Work, no. 37, from 38 More Modern Studies, (Universal) UE21554
Sierra, Canción del campo, (Subito)494-01876
Thurston, Robert Schumann from the First Symphony, no. 8, from Passage Studies for B♭ Clarinet book 3, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060028212
Uhl, Study no. 3, from 48 Studies book 1, (Schott) KLB 12

E♭ Clarinet
J S Bach, trans. Giampieri, Allemanda, no. 11, from 21 Pieces for Clarinet, (Ricordi) ER2621

Bass Clarinet
Uhl, Study no. 1, from 48 Studies book 1, (Schott) KLB 12

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