This piece is for 3 B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet. The first clarinet and bass clarinet parts are the most important. There is a rhythm pattern that is a bit tricky but it is repeated through much of the piece. Early college level with a duration of about 7 minutes. There are two performance on YouTube: this one does not use a bass clarinet while this video does use a bass clarinet but is incomplete. Alphonse Leduc, , SS, includes parts and score. Jean-Michel Defaye is a French composer of classical music.
This is a relatively long quartet in 6 movements. College level with a small amount of contemporary notation that will not cause any problems. Here are videos of the second and third movements. Southern Music Co. This quartet with relatively challenging parts for all players may be Desportes' best.
Six movements: 1. Sarabande, 3. Gavotte, 4. Minuet, 5. Ardito, , includes parts and score. Somewhat easier than the quartet On the Beach below. This is described as introducing beginning quartets to the sonata form. New to clarinet quartets perhaps, but this requires a minimum of proficient high school level players.
Alphonse Leduc, , SS. In four movements: I. Allegro, III. Pastorale, and IV. Musette Allegro. Publisher's US grade 3 arrangement of this famous piece. Billaudot, , includes parts and score. The tempo is Allegro ma non troppo. The bass clarinet has notes in the extended range. All four movements are at the early college level the publisher grades it as a 7 on their 9 level scale. Duration about 9 minutes. The tempo is Lento. The bass clarinet does not have any notes in the extended range in this movement.
The tempo is Molto vivace. The bass clarinet has notes in the extended range in this movement. The tempo is Vivace ma non troppo. For 4 B-flat clarinets bass clarinet would probably work well on the the fourth part. Predictably, accented upbeats and syncopations abound from start to finish.
Duration Here is recording of this arrangement. Of all the popular tunes in this series this is the one that is before my time, at least as a listener.
Research reveals that the music was written by Engelmann in and lyrics were added in In it became an instrumental hit for Billy Vaughn and for several vocal groups. This alternate part is slightly different than the bass part. The bass clarinet part is in bass clef although in the score it is in treble clef. The melody is passed around in this arrangement which is at the high school level. Kunzelmann, , SS. This book contains 20 clarinet duets 7 , trios 6 , and quartets 7. They are at the intermediate level and advanced intermediate level.
The most difficult piece is an arrangement of Scott Joplin's The Entertainer for clarinet quartet. Click on the cover image to view the pieces as listed in the Table of Contents. Use your browser's Back button to return. Doblinger, , SS, includes parts and score. Viola Falb is an Austrian composer and musician piano, saxophone, clarinet, flute, etc. While this piece is a tribute to the composer's native city of Vienna it isn't a conventional waltz in any sense.
It may be played in two versions, one for three clarinets and bass clarinet and the other for five clarinets and two bass clarinets low C bass clarinets recommended--especially on the part used for the quartet. There is a short solo on the bass clarinet part s. Editio Musica Budapest, This popular clarinet quartet is for E-flat, 2 B-flats, and bass clarinet.
Early college level, adult amateurs, and up. Includes the score. Also available for saxophone quartet and woodwind quintet. C Scenes from Hungary by Ferenc Farkas. Clarinet quartet for E-flat, 2 B-flats, and bass clarinet. While not as well known as Frakas's Early Hungarian Dances, this quartet is also excellent. Requires a strong E-flat player. C Pavane Op. EditionDarok, , SS, includes parts and score. This is an abbreviated version of this famous piece. It is also in an easier key written A minor versus F-sharp minor than the arrangement in C Album of Classics Vol.
C Sicilienne Op. Faure wrote his Sicilienne for a project that was eventually abandoned, but this gorgeous melody could not be.
He later arranged it for cello and piano and eventually as part of the theater orchestration for Pelleas et Melisande. This is from the Idyll "At Twilight" Op. Average high school level groups and up. Click on the cover image to view the first page of the two page score. For 2 B-flat clarinets, basset horn and bass clarinet. Graciane Finzi is a French composer and music educator. This is an advanced contemporary piece in five movements. It has mixed meter and especially in the first and last movement, rapidly repeating figures.
The duration is given as For 3 B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet with alternate alto clarinet third part. A swinging arrangement of this popular Jazz Age song written in For advanced high school quartets and up. This contemporary original is in a ragtime style. All of the parts are equally challenging. Texturally it covers the full range of possibilities by featuring a variety of solo, duo, and tutti passages. US grade 5 with a duration of about Here is a video with the fourth part played on a bass clarinet by a professional ensemble.
C Clarinet Quartets for Beginners Vol. Editio Musica Budapest, , SS. Clarinet quartets for 4 B-flat clarinets and some for 3 B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet. Includes score and parts for first and second, and third and fourth or bass grouped together. The contents are in chronological order with Vol. We have the first four of these for sale as individual quartets on this page. For four B-flat clarinets. Carlos Gardel , who grew up in Argentina, was a singer, songwriter and actor, and is one of the most prominent figures in the history of tango.
This piece which was written in , refers to the Spanish horse-racing phrase meaning "by a head", which refers to a horse winning a race by the length of one head.
The lyrics speak of a compulsive horse-track gambler who compares his addiction to horses with his attraction to women. Unlike the version above, this is for a mixed clarinet quartet of E-flat clarinet, B-flat clarinet, basset horn, and bass clarinet.
All of the players have the melody at some point. If an alto clarinet is available instead of a basset horn it can be performed by someone who is a reasonably proficient transposer it is the same transposition as playing part in C with a B-flat clarinet. Golden River Music, SS, includes part and score. Another arrangement of this piece. This one is quite a bit easier as it doesn't include the 16th note passages that are part of the arrangements above. Click here to listen to this arrangment.
For three B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet with an alternate part for a fourth soprano clarinet. An excellent arrangement of this popular song. The first clarinet has a jazz solo in the middle which is written out but also has the chord changes. One of my favorite pieces in a good arrangement with a short waltz section in the middle. All parts are interesting and have their moments to shine.
A slow swing arrangement of this great song. Has a section with a double time feel in the middle. All quartet members will enjoy their parts. An entertaining swing arrangement of this classic Gershwin tune.
The first part includes some written out solos. A swing arrangement with two short waltz sections. Brief written out solos for the first and second clarinets. Another winner. While all the parts are interesting, the first clarinet has both the theme and a jazzy solo.
Comus Edition , SS, includes parts and score. For E-flat clarinet on the first part, the second and third parts are for B-flat and A clarinets Prelude 2 , and the bass clarinet is the fourth part with a low C instrument essential for Prelude 1. This is an excellent arrangement of a wonderful piece originally for piano. All parts are important and all have challenging sections college level. Alphonse Leduc, , SS, score included.
Born in Italy but choosing to live in France Ghidoni is a virtuoso saxophone player and composer. This nine to ten minute piece is at the college level. It opens with a short moderato section which is followed by an extended Vivace section, then a short Adagio, and a concluding Vivace. The parts are equal in difficulty with each having solos. Click here to watch a performance.
Woodwindiana, , SS, score included. Dedicated to the Flanders Clarinet Quartet, Belgium. A serious, angular work for an advanced quartet. About 10 minutes. C Quatuor de Clarinettes by Ida Gotkovsky. Billaudot, , SS, score included. For two B-flat clarinets, basset horn alternate B-flat clarinet and low C bass clarinet although there are only a few low Ds.
She has won many prizes for her compositions. This is a lengthy work in three movements: I. Lento misterioso, II. Scherzo con spirito, and III. Final Prestissimo con Brio. There are short cadenzas for all except the basset horn part. There is mixed meter in the second movement. Here is a performance on YouTube. The duration is about There are low Ds in the bass clarinet part with alternative notes provided. Boosey and Hawkes, This an excellent piece which is recommend for high school festival use for quartets with four strong players but will be enjoyed by more advanced players as well.
Grundman is best known for his many works for concert band including original compositions and arrangements especially Leonard Bernstein. C Caprice for Clarinets by Clare Grundman. Boosey and Hawkes, , SS. This piece may be played by four B-flat clarinets or two B-flat clarinets, alto clarinet and bass clarinet or by a clarinet choir. This piece is also recommended for festival use as it has some tempo changes to show off the group's flexibility.
It is somewhat easier than Bagatelle. Very enjoyable. Here is a clarinet quartet performance of Caprice. Theodore Presser Co. The arrangement is set in the key of F Major for the most jubilant clarinet choir sonority, complete with Handel's textures and counterpoint. Suitable for school concerts, quartet recitals, and large festival choirs.
For intermediate performers and up. Handy arranged by Jack Gale. For 3 B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet with alternate alto clarinet for the third part.
This song was written in and is named after Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee. Queen's Temple Publications, , SS, includes score. High school level with a duration of 5 minutes. A piece with a number of sections with different time signatures and tempos. All of the parts are important and are at the forefront at some point.
Better high school quartets and up. Duration of 7 minutes. Here is a performance. Schott, , SS, includes score. In four movements: 1. Prelude, 2 Waltz, 3. Scherzo and 4. Toccata and Fugue. C Op.
BRS Music Inc. This Menuetto and Trio is marked Allegretto. High school level with the first part reaching an altissimo G with a duration of 3 minutes. C 3 Balkan Dances No. Metropolis Music, , SS, includes score. For three B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet with parts in both treble and bass clef. Click on the cover image to view the first 4 pages of the 6 page score.
Here is the Flanders Clarinet Quartet playing this piece in a location with too many echoes. All of the parts are important and the clarinet parts in particular are challenging. Click on the cover image to view the first 6 pages of the 9 page score. Click on the cover image to view the first 10 pages of the 14 page score.
C 3 Latin Dances No. For three B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet in bass clef. Here is a recording on YouTube. This merengue is probably easier than most of Hiketick's other clarinet quartets although there is a challenging section in the second clarinet part in the second half of the piece. Here is a recording. All of the players are featured. For three B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet parts in both treble and bass clef.
Jiddische means Yiddish. The word Sjlimmert is a play on words and can be described as a combination of Flemish words meaning 'smart' and 'sentimental'. A klezmer inspired piece with increasing tempos throughout. The first part has most of the melody and difficulty.
Click here to view a performance. Also available for clarinet and piano. An excellent tango for clarinet quartet with an important third part which has the melody or counter melody through much of the piece.
We now have a. You may download it here. Here is a video of a performance on YouTube. Ian Holloway Music, , SS, includes parts and score. This is a wonderful clarinet quartet by British born clarinetist and composer Holloway who has lived in South Africa for more than 25 years. This piece was written in and was recorded by the Thurston Clarinet Quartet in It begins with an Introduction and statement of the theme followed by five very distinct variations: Serenade, Sequence I, Fugue, Tango, and Rondo.
There are quotations from clarinet works from Mozart and Weber and the final Rondo is clearly inspired by the last movement of the Gran Partita. Successfully performing this work in public will require a very good college or adult amateur quartet but groups not at this level will find enjoyment in playing it for themselves. A low C bass clarinet can be used but is not necessary. Here is a video on YouTube. Subtitled 'Bogey Boogies! The composer apologizes in advance if it seems he has gone slightly overboard in quoting almost every major clarinet work A low C bass clarinet is recommended.
Despite the copyright date, this was first available in February Spartan Press, , SS. For three clarinets and bass clarinet. Laurie Holloway is a British composer, musician jazz piano and musical director. This is a very enjoyable quartet with some tempo and key changes. All of the parts have the leading role at some point. For better high school, early college level, or adult amateur quartets. C Clarinet Symphony by G.
Rubank, , SS, 24 pages. It is for four B-flat clarinets and is printed in score form. The 15 pieces range from those playable by second year students middle school to four year students early high school. Good for introducing the clarinet quartet and working on ensemble techniques. Cimarron Music Press, , SS, includes parts and score. The original pioneering work for wind band was written in and is familiar to nearly all clarinetists. In three movements: I. Chaconne, II. Intermezzo, and III. Peters, , includes score and all parts.
In seven movements: I. Prelude Andante , II. Fantasy Andante , III. Canzona Andante , IV. Canzona Andante , V. Aria Andante , and VII. Fugue Finale Allegro. It appears the parts can be mixed between the two versions, using a bass clarinet instead of the bassoon, for example.
Better high school musicians and up. Here is a YouTube video of the clarinet version. This arrangement includes an introductory section with straight eights.
The rest of the piece is swung and includes a jazz waltz section. Here is a video of a performance. Advance Music, , SS. Includes parts 4 pages each and score. This tango is not very difficult. It should be suitable for most high school level quartets. Includes parts 2 pages each and score. This piece features basic Latin rhythms and should be playable by better high school level quartets. Includes parts 2 or 3 pages each and score. Most suitable as an encore piece duration it features a three measure glissando at the end.
The clarinet quartet parts are easy and the fourth part can be played by soprano or bass clarinet. This is for five clarinets in all. There is also an edition for clarinet and piano. Emerson Edition, , SS. An enjoyable quartet with fast, slow, and fast movements from the well-known English composer.
Should be playable by better high school quartets and above and can also be used with clarinet choir. The fourth part can be played on soprano or bass clarinet. Classics for Clarinet Quartet Vol.
Kendor, This is a collection of 13 classical pieces for grade clarinet quartets but may also be useful for warm-ups for more experienced ensembles. III, No. The score volume includes performance notes for each piece and a CD with performances by the Potsdam Clarinet Quartet. Each part and the score is a separate item.
EditionDarok, SS. This is for 4 B-flat clarinets but the 4th part should work fine on bass clarinet. A Joplin favorite. As one of the classics of ragtime, it returned to international prominence as part of the ragtime revival in the s, when it was used as the theme music for the Oscar-winning film The Sting.
US grade 4 with a duration of For 3 B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet with a few optional low Ds. Lamb, US grade 4. Note: the commerically printed version of this piece is no longer available.
The price is the same. EditionDarok, SS, includes parts and score. For 3 B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet with an alternate bassoon part. Another wonderful Joplin piece. This is a slow tango rather than a rag. For clarinet quartet B-flat, with alternate E-flat, 2 B-flats, with alternate basset horn for the 3rd part, and low C bass clarinet.
This piece was published for piano in This piece is rated as a 6 on the publisher's 9 point difficulty scale. One of the most familiar Scott Joplin quartets arranged for 4 B-flat clarinets. For clarinet quartet B-flat, with alternate E-flat, 2 B-flats and low C bass clarinet. This piece was originally part of the incidental music to Masquerade was written in which the composer collected into a five movement orchestral suite in Galop is the last of the five movements and is a well known melody.
This piece is rated as a 7 on the publisher's 9 point difficulty scale. For clarinet quartet E-flat, B-flat and 2 bass clarinets. Sabre Dance might be Khatchaturian most popular piece. It is from the ballet Gayaneh, Act IV. Duration is about This piece is rated as an 8 on the publisher's 9 point difficulty scale, but I don't believe it is that difficult.
The lowest bass clarinet note is an E. C Tableaux de l'Enfance Vol. For clarinet quartet E-flat, with alternate B-flat, 2 B-flats and bass. A multisection work. Can probably be managed by high school quartets with strong players on all parts. C China Journal Op. Woodwindiana, , SS, includes score and parts. This travelogue through China is in four movements: I. The Great Wall, II. Harvest Song. The Forbidden City and IV. Yangtze River. It paraphrases folk songs in a neo-romantic style in which all parts share the melodies.
The publisher rates this as US Grade 5. The duration is about 13 minutes. C Clarinet Quartet No. Michael Kibbe, , SB, includes score and parts. For three B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet low C desirable but not required. In three movements I. Allegro moderato, II. Adagio, and III. This is not as difficult as some of the composer's other clarinet music and should be playable without any problem by college level quartets and adult quartets with strong first and bass players.
Our quartet loved it. The composer wrote: "The four movements of this work cover a wide range of colors and musical ideas, from the fragmented 'mutterings' of the opening, through more lyrical linear writing. There is also an occasional 'shrill' passage for contrast. Quartet No. Advanced college or professional level. C Klezmer Memories Op. Woodwindiana, , SB, score included.
For three B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet there are a few notes in the extended range. The composer wrote: " Klezmer Memories was inspired by the sound and traditions of European Jewish folk music. Although all the melodic materials are original, the rhythms, dance styles and harmonic language derive from traditional forms of music-making as were found in the villages of Eastern Europe. Written for and premiered at the 75th birthday celebration of Alfred Prinz. The name suggests the style.
Metropolis Music, ? Satoshi Kobayashi is a Japanese composer and clarinetist. This piece is for 3 B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet there is one low D and two low D-flats in the part.
This is a sectional piece with a number of tempo changes but overall is in a fast - slow - fast format. College level with a duration of about 9 minutes. There are three pieces in this folio, all for three B-flat and bass clarinets. You can hear similar arrangements here on the Naxos web site you may need to register. Doblinger, , SS, parts only. These sketches capture the polyglot mix of German, Jewish, Polish, Romanian, and Ruthenian cultures from that place.
The work has 12 pieces, generally at the college level although some are a bit easier. Here is No. Several other of these sketches are there as well. Doblinger, , SS, 39 pages, score only.
Alan W. Lawson, , SB, includes parts and score. For 3 B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet with an optional low C on the final note.
This toe tapper is an up tempo tune in the Benny Goodman swing style with the instruments trading lines back and forth. Click on the cover image to view the first three pages of the score. This original is a nice jazzy piece to play. Fun for all with a solid written out soli, a bouncy melody and a Count Basie style ending. It has a quotation from the Dance of the Hours by Ponchielli in the middle.
Here is a version of this piece played by a string quartet. Fun to play. For 3 B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet optional low C with a very few low Ds and Cs.
Solo and soli sections are written out but there are also chord symbols in the solo in the third clarinet part for an optional ad lib solo. Here is a recording of this piece. For 3 B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet with several optional notes in the extended range. The composer has described this as a "country kickin' tune written for all those piggies snortin' in their pens and waiting for judgment day. It has short solo passages for all players and a double-time rock canon.
Notes are the same. For 3 B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet optional low C with a very few low Cs. This toe tapper is a country hoedown for the enjoyment of the listeners and the players.
Click here to listen to a performance of this work by a saxophone quartet. Mozart wrote his Symphony No. This version has a swinging jazz section in the middle and a written out blues solo with the changes for ad-libbing if desired in the first clarinet part. A straight ahead hard core jazz piece with a challenging melodic line.
In the Be Bop tradition and fun for all players. Fast Swing. A short optional ad lib solo in the first clarinet part with chord symbols. Hear the steam engines lament as the listener is transported back to riding the rails in the 19th century. The popular Beatles tune in a straight forward arrangement for 3 B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet with an alternate fourth part for B-flat clarinet.
Easy high school level. Charles Lesaffre is a French composer, conductor and music educator. An up tempo boogie. Click here to listen to a performance. Click on the cover image to view the first two pages of the score concert pitch. This quartet can be played by either four B-flat clarinets or by three B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet. Includes a short waltz section. Duration 3 minutes. Woodwindiana, , SS, includes parts and score. For three B-flat and bass clarinets. Beatriz Lockhart was born in Uruguay.
She studied composition in Argentina and Italy, and has been a music educator in Venezuela and her native country. This piece Venezuelan Country Sketches , originally written for a chamber orchestra, was arranged by Jorge Montilla for the Caracas Clarinet Quartet and it appeared on their first CD out of print.
This is an excellent quartet and we are pleased that it is again available on a CD. Here is a video of this piece being performed by the Mariinsky Clarinet Club. International Music Diffusion, , SS, includes parts for both flute and clarinet and score.
For four B-flat clarinets or four flutes. There are two movements I. Translations of the movement names are Playfully and With Pep. The second movement has been transposed for clarinets from the original key of F which makes the highest note in the first part an altissimo A to D the highest note is an altissimo F-sharp. Early college level at most.
Click on the cover image to view the score of first page of the clarinet part for the second movement. Western Internatonal Music, , SS, score included. We found some dates for the composer but haven't found anything else about him. Echo Park is a community in Los Angeles which is northwest of downtown and west of the Dodger Stadium area. It was the original location of film making before the studios moved to Hollywood.
In , it was converted to a colorful Mexican marketplace which is also the setting for Mexican style music and dancing and holiday celebrations, such as Cinco de Mayo. Olvera Street is probably the most engaging piece in this suite and can be performed by itself.
A link to a performance of Echo Park. Metropolis Music, , SS, includes parts and score. Witold Lutoslawski was a Polish composer and orchestral conductor. This piece was originally composed in for clarinet and piano but the composer also created several versions for larger ensembles.
He referred to it as "My farewell to folklore for an indefinite period" and it completed what had been one of the most difficult times of his career. In this arrangement, the first clarinet plays the original solo part while the other quartet members play the accompaniment. It is an extremely entertaining, but challenging piece in five movements: I.
Allegro molto, II. Andantino, III. Allegro giocoso, IV. Andante, and V. Allegro molto. One unusual feature of this piece is that the baring of the measures is sometimes different in the accompanying parts than the solo part maintaining the same format as the original. College level with a duration of about 7 minutes. Click of the cover image to view the first page of each movement from the score. C Woodland Sketches Op. Rubank, For clarinet quartet b-flat with optional fifth part for bass clarinet.
Intermediate level with the first part the most difficult and the bass clarinet part very easy. Johnson arranged by Jack Gale. An entire dance craze was named after this song from the show Runnin' Wild. Christmas Classics arranged by Catherine McMichael. This holiday collection containing ten time-honored Christmas songs.
Arranged here for US grade clarinet quartets, this set includes a great mix of traditional, quirky and cheerful styles in which each part has its moment to shine.
Click on the cover image to view the Table of Contents with the grade for each piece and the first page of the score. Comus Edition, which must be the original copyright date , includes parts and score. A huge hit in its day and still a nice tune, this arrangement is for 3 B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet with an alternate fourth part for B-flat clarinet.
This alternate part is about percent different than the bass part, but I don't know if it will work as a quintet. Easy high school level although it is in the key of E major. The popular theme from the Pink Panther movies arranged for two B-flat clarinets, alto clarinet, and bass clarinet.
The publisher rates this as US grade 4. An old traditional merengue, probably from the Dominican Republic. Delightful arrangements that are appropriate for clarinet quartets as well as full choir. High school level. Three very nice quartets for three B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet.
Early college level and playable by most adult quartets. C Mendelssohn String Quartet No. Rosewood Publications, For three B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet a low C instrument is desirable but not required. Includes a miniature score. Strong players are needed on all parts. Mahoney arranged by Terry Kenny. EditionDarok, includes part and score. This piece was written for piano in when Halley's Comet made its appearance on its roughly 75 year journey around the sun.
The piece may be slightly easier than many rags. Edizioni Eufonia, SS, includes part and score. For three B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet a low C instrument is desirable but there are only a few notes in the extended range. This is a fairly lengthy piece with each of the parts four pages long.
There are some brief percussion sections in the first and second parts calling for guiro, sonajas and tambourine. Woodwindiana, , SB. Venezuelan Clarinetist and composer Jorge Montilla has written this new clarinet quartet for E-flat, 2 B-flat, and bass clarinet that has become quite popular and has received a number of public performances.
It is Latin American in theme. Billaudot, , SS, includes score and parts. For three B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet there are a few notes for a low C instrument with alternates given. Each is presented in an appropriate style for the song. The publisher rates it as a 4 on their 9 point scale, but I think it should be one level higher. Duration is Golden River Music, SS, includes score and parts. For two B-flat clarinets, alto clarinet with alternate B-flat part and bass clarinet there are some low Ds.
This is the title song from a Italian movie of the same name which stared Romy Schneider. A relatively easy piece at a slow tempo. For two B-flat clarinets, alto clarinet and bass clarinet there are some low Ds.
This is the title tune from the well received Italian movie of the same name. Probably playable by some high school quartets but the complexity and the instrumentation make it more suitable for college level ensembles. Roncorp, , SS, includes score and parts. The tune forms the basis of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star and other children's songs. In this arrangement, the first part is quite challenging with the bass clarinet part also taking the lead in several variations there are a few notes in the extended range with alternates given.
There is a bit of divisi in the second and third parts but is it very limited. C Allegro from Quartet in F K. Kendor Music Inc, , includes score and parts. For three B-flat clarinets, and bass clarinet.
This is from Mozart's String Quartet No. Publisher's US grade 4. C Quartett No. This is one of Mozart's early string quartets, written and premiered in early in Milan. It is in three movements: I. Andante, II. Allegro, and III. EditionDarok, ? Originally for piano and has been arranged for orchestra and many other combinations. The first, second and the bas parts all have the melody at some point.
Click of the cover image to view the first page of the score. C Rondo from Serenade Nr. This is the final movement of the Gran Partita which works very well for clarinet quartet. The bass part has low Cs with alternates given. C Rondo from Sonata in B-flat K. This is an arrangement for three clarinets and bass clarinet of the final movement Allegretto of Mozart's Piano Concerto No. The publisher rates this as US grade 4 but that would only apply to the first clarinet part.
The other clarinet parts are easier and the bass clarinet parts even easier. Duration of about 5 minutes. Western International Music, , SS, includes score and parts. Can be played as a trio. Four movements: I. Adagio, and IV. Minuet and Trio. This quartet is for E-flat clarinet switching to B-flat clarinet for the third movement , two B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet. Mauricio Murcia Bedoya is a Colombian composer and clarinetist who has studied in Colombia and the United States.
Each of these quartets represent a different region of Colombia. College level especially the last movement. The duration is 10 minutes. Audio sample are available here. This quartet is for four B-flat clarinets. The Cumbia originated as a courtship dance in Colombia's Caribbean coastal region, from the musical and cultural fusion of Native Colombian, African, and Spanish influences.
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