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LYRICAL CLARINET LEGENDS

Clarinet & Piano

Lyrical Clarinet Legends is an exciting collection of 20 works for clarinet and piano, featuring exclusively commissioned works by contemporary composers and inspiring new arrangements of 19th and 20th century compositions. Listen to the legends, discover beautiful scenes and enjoy lively dances through the alluring lyricism of this music.

 

These works by living composers and new arrangements are suitable for intermediate level players. The clarinet part includes biographies of all composers and notes/ performance suggestions for each work.

 

All pieces in Lyrical Clarinet Legends have free clarinet & piano recordings to listen to, as well as free piano backing tracks to play along with.

Clarinet Consultant: Alexei Dupressoir

Composers: Johannes Brahms, Antonin Dvorak, Hans Engelmann, Sally Greenaway, Greg Harradine, Jolin Jiang, Scott Joplin, Elena Kats-Chernin, Toivo Kuula, Rachel Laurin, Edward MacDowell, Felix Mendelssohn, Merryl Neille, Heather Percy, Gary Schocker.

 

Specifications:

  • Contents: 20 pieces

  • Standard: Intermediate level 

  • Key signatures: up to four sharps and two flats

  • Time signatures: 4/4, 3/4, 2/4, ₵, 6/8 (including mixed metre)

  • Size: Clarinet part 44pp (includes composer biographies and performance notes); Piano score 68pp

THE COMMISSIONED COMPOSERS

Gary Schocker
Merryl Neille
Heather Percy
Jolin Jiang
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THE YOUNG Clarinet PLAYER 

Beginner Duets & Trios

Young players who are just starting to read music can find it very difficult to follow a duet or trio. This book solves the problem with colour coded music, making it easy for clarinet beginners to follow their ensemble part.

 

Students only need to know 4 or 5 notes to start playing the first duets in this book, which covers Beginner and Preliminary levels. Flexible Duet or Trio arrangements.

 

The music spans a wide range of composers, as well as traditional tunes from around the world. There is a selection of festive music, a section of rounds, plus there are warm up exercises, each focusing on one aspect of ensemble technique.

 

The arrangements by Karen North have been prepared in consultation with clarinet specialist Sally Lucas.

 

Free recordings of all the duets and trios in this book are available on The Young Instrumentalist YouTube channel.

 

Specifications

  • Beginner-Preliminary level

  • 32 pages

  • 29 duets and trios

  • 8 warm-up exercises

  • 9 rounds

  • Keys up to one sharp or flat

  • Time signatures: 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, C, 6/8, 2/2

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The Young Clarinet Player Intermediate

THE YOUNG Clarinet PLAYER 

Intermediate Duets & Trios

This book of Duets and Trios makes it easy for clarinet students to follow their ensemble part by using colour coded clefs/key signatures.  

The music covers a wide range of composers, as well as traditional tunes from around the world. There is a selection of festive music, a section of rounds, plus there are warm up exercises, each focusing on one aspect of ensemble technique.

 

The arrangements work well from two players up to a large clarinet ensemble. Many pieces offer maximum flexibility as they can be played as a Duet (use the two upper parts) or as a Trio. The arrangements by Karen North have been prepared in consultation with clarinet specialist Elizabeth Lim.

 

Free recordings of all the duets and trios in this book are available on The Young Instrumentalist YouTube channel.

 

Specifications

  • Grade 1 to Grade 3 level

  • 36 pages

  • 26 duets and trios

  • 8 warm-up exercises

  • 7 rounds

  • Keys up to two sharps or flats

  • Time signatures: 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 6/8, C, 2/2

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Festive Clarinet Fun

 

Enjoy hours of playing with this wonderful collection of 50 pieces of festive music from around the world. There are settings of both sacred and secular works.

 

Music is such an important part of celebrations, and this book brings you a large selection of Christmas songs and carols, as well as music to celebrate the festivals of New Year, Thanksgiving, Harvest, Halloween, Winter Carnival, Cherry Blossom Festival, Doll’s Festival, Star Festival, Hanukkah and St Nicholas Day. 

 

The arrangements offer maximum flexibility, with solo clarinet, duet and/or trio settings, and range in standard from Grade 1 to Grade 4. The clarinet consultant for this book was Jennifer Barrett.

 

FREE recordings of every piece in this collection are available on The Young Instrumentalist YouTube channel.

 

So come and join the celebrations with Festive Clarinet Fun!

 

Specifications

  • Contents: 51 pieces

  • Standard: Grade 1 to Grade 4 

  • Key signatures: up to two sharps/flats

  • Time signatures: 4/4, 3/4, 2/4, ₵, 6/8

  • Format: Digital or hard copy

  • Size: 44 pages