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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001289.txt from 1997/09

From: Mark Charette <charette@-----.com>
Subj: Re: showpieces!
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 1997 22:00:56 -0400

Frank Garcia wrote:
> The question I wish to pose is this. Can anyone suggest clarinet showpieces
> that have a reasonably interesting piano part; preferably one that
> demonstrates the pianist's abilities as much as the clarinetist's?

Frank,
Searching for "pianist" in the Composer database (*I* happen to know
that's a keyword because I entered most of those %$&% things - but I
don't think anyone else knew :^( ) brings up:

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Composer : Horovitz,Joseph (1926-)
Title : Sonatina
Type : Duet
Composer's Sex : Male
Date :
Instrumentation : clarinet, piano
Arranger :
Publisher : Novello
Grade :
Comments : Written for Gervase de Peyer. A good, jazz-influenced
work.
: Requires an outstanding pianist.
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Composer : Byrne,Andrew (1921-)
Title : Suite
Type : Duet
Composer's Sex : Male
Date :
Instrumentation : clarinet, piano
Arranger :
Publisher : Hinrichsen Edition
Grade :
Comments : A rhythmically complex work that requires a
clarinetist with a
: developed technique and a strong sense of rhythm as
well as
: a strong pianist.
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Composer : Hindemith,Paul (1895-1963)
Title : Sonata
Type : Duet
Composer's Sex : Male
Date : 1939
Instrumentation : clarinet, piano
Arranger :
Publisher : Schott, Belwin-Mills, Associated Music Publishers
Grade :
Comments : One of the great standards of clarinet literature.
Requires a
: strong pianist.
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Composer : McCabe,John (1939-)
Title : Three pieces, op. 26
Type : Duet
Composer's Sex : Male
Date : 1964
Instrumentation : clarinet
Arranger :
Publisher : Novello
Grade :
Comments : Written for Keith Puddy. An interesting work that
includes
: many complex rhythms. Requires a strong pianist.
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Composer : Martinu,Bohuslav (Bohislav) (1890-1959)
Title : Sonatina
Type : Duet
Composer's Sex : Male
Date :
Instrumentation : clarinet, piano
Arranger :
Publisher : Leduc
Grade :
Comments : A continuous work with three distinct sections.
Complex
: rhythmically; requires a strong pianist. This is a
fine work
: that merits performance.
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Composer : Setaccioli,Giacomo (1868-1925)
Title : Sonata, Op. 31
Type : Duet
Composer's Sex : Male
Date :
Instrumentation : clarinet, piano
Arranger :
Publisher : Ricordi
Grade :
Comments : Ded. to Aurelio Magnani. A lengthy but expressive
Italian
: sonata. Requires a developed technique and a strong
pianist.
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Composer : Horovitz,Joseph (1926-)
Title : Concerto, op. 7
Type : Duet, Solo + String Orchestra
Composer's Sex : Male
Date :
Instrumentation : clarinet, piano (string orchestra)
Arranger :
Publisher : Mills Music
Grade :
Comments : Ded. to Gervase de Peyer. Contemporary English
concerto in
: three movements. Requires an outstanding pianist.
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Composer : Bax,Sir Arnold (1883-1953)
Title : Sonata
Type : Duet
Composer's Sex : Male
Date :
Instrumentation : clarinet, piano
Arranger :
Publisher : Chappell
Grade :
Comments : Ded. to Hugh Prew. Excellent two-movement work by
contemporary
: English composer who writes poetically and
romantically for
: the clarinet. Difficult work that requires a strong
pianist.
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Composer : Kvandal,Joan (1919-)
Title : Da Lontano, Op. 32
Type : Duet
Composer's Sex : Female
Date : 1970
Instrumentation : clarinet, piano
Arranger :
Publisher : Norsk Musikforlag
Grade :
Comments : A Clarinet. Subtitled "Fanatsia for Alto Flute or
Clarinet and
: Piano," this piece is free and improvisatory sounding.
: Requires a strong pianist.
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Composer : Sclater,James (1943-)
Title : Six Folksong Studies, Set 1
Type : Duet
Composer's Sex : Male
Date : 1992
Instrumentation : clarinet, piano
Arranger :
Publisher : Southern Music Company
Grade :
Comments : http://www.mc.edu/~sclater . "These works for clarinet
and
: piano were written for the composer to use as recital
: material. The piano parts require a very competent
pianist.
: Clarinet parts are playable by good HS players in most
: cases...some movements are more difficult. Four of the
tunes
: are composed by me; the other two are arrangements of
: pre-existing tunes. Real crowd pleasers!"
Hi Jim!
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Composer : Sclater,James (1943-)
Title : Six Folksong Studies, Set 2
Type : Duet
Composer's Sex : Male
Date : 1992
Instrumentation : clarinet, piano
Arranger :
Publisher : Southern Music Company
Grade :
Comments : http://www.mc.edu/~sclater . "These works for clarinet
and
: piano were written for the composer to use as recital
: material. The piano parts require a very competent
pianist.
: Clarinet parts are playable by good HS players in most
: cases...some movements are more difficult. Four of the
tunes
: are composed by me; the other two are arrangements of
: pre-existing tunes. Real crowd pleasers!"
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Composer : Boieldieu,Francois Adrien (1775-1834)
Title : Sonata, Eb major
Type : Duet
Composer's Sex : Male
Date :
Instrumentation : clarinet, piano
Arranger : Giovanni Battista Gambara(1)
Publisher : Editio Musica(1), N. Simrock, McGinnis & Marx(1,3)
Grade :
Comments : (1) trascrizione per clarinetto in sib e pianoforte di
: (2) Hrsg. und revidiert von Johannes Wojciechowski
: (3) Ed. Burnet C. Tuthill
: The sonata here republished has a great deal of charm
in its
: two movements. The piano part is much more than an
accompani-
: ment, and often takes the lead. On the last page of
the final
: variation the pianist seems to have all the fun
leaving the
: clarinet in the background.
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Composer : Sclater,James (1943-)
Title : Character Sketches (Theme, Variations and Fughetta)
Type : Duet
Composer's Sex : Male
Date : 1994
Instrumentation : clarinet, piano
Arranger :
Publisher : James Sclater (sclater@-----.
Clinton,
: MS 39056 USA. fax (601)925-3945
Grade :
Comments : This work was commissioned by the Mississippi Music
Teachers
: Association in 1994. It received the Mississippi
Institute of
: Arts and Letters Music Prize for 1995. "My most
ambitious work
: to date for clarinet/piano combination. Get a good
pianist!
: Last movement (Fughetta) is a jazz fugue based on
theme. No
: improvisation required - all the "licks" are written
out.
: http://www.mc.edu/~sclater
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Composer : Schumann,Robert (1810-1856)
Title : Fantasy Pieces, Op. 73
Type : Duet
Composer's Sex : Male
Date : 1849
Instrumentation : clarinet (or violin), piano
Arranger :
Publisher : G. Schirmer(1,2), Faber Music(2), International Music
Co.(3),
: C. F. Peters(4,5,6), Henle(7), G. Billaudot(8), E.F.
Kalmus
Grade :
Comments : (1) Edited and fingered by Henry Schradieck
: (2) Edited by Alan Hacker & Richard Plat
: (3) transcribed and edited by Kazimierz Machala
: (4) Rev. von Issay Barmas
: (5) Fr. Grutzmacher
: (6) Revidirt von Friedr. Hermann [between 1886 and
1888].
: (7) herausgegeben nach dem Autograph und der
Erstausgabe von
: Wolfgang Boetticher, Ernst Herttrich; Fingersatz
der
: Klavierstimme von Hans-Martin Theopold
: (8) revision de Jacques Lancelot
: A Clarinet. Dedicated to Andreas Grabau. One of the
great
: standard pieces of clarinet repertoire ... Beautiful
melodic
: writing for the clarinetist and gratifying writing for
the
: pianist. Nice ensemble relationship between clarinet
and
: piano. A very successful recital piece.
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