21st Century (2012). Composer Michael Albaugh says, "Rock-o-Rolla hearkens back to the popular genres of the late 1980's. For solo clarinet, it is modeled after the extravagant guitar solos found in the androgynous hair metal bands that dominated that period on MTV... The work is designed to highlight the technical prowess of the solo clarinet in a dramatic and unparalleled fashion." Rock-o-Rolla was written specifically for and dedicated to clarinetist Robert Spring. -the publisher
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21st Century (2012). Animal Antics (2002) is a three-movement work for clarinet and narrator. The poems are taken from two of Shel Silverstein's books, A Light in the Attic and Where the Sidewalk Ends. These poems are about various animals and are humorous in nature. The narrator may be any voice type and can fashion the words in any dialect they so choose, the sillier the better. Includes: How to Make a Hippo Sandwich; The Boa Constrictor's Song; Bear in There. -the publisher (solo sample pa...
Baroque. A classic compilation of selected movements from unaccompanied Sonatas, Partitas and Suites by J.S. Bach. The key signatures and range stay comfortable, with plenty of technique and ornamentation to make up for it. Each piece is made more difficult due to originally being written for string or keyboard instruments, especially in the area of breathing and the way in which various lines fall on the clarinet. (no. 2) (no. 13) (no. 14) (no. 40)
20th Century (1996). This tribute to the world-renown Chilean clarinetist and instrument maker, Luis Rossi, was designed to showcase the expressive and technical capabilities of the distinct registers of the clarinet. Beautiful lyrical lines contrast with rhythmic and dramatic passages. If you are looking for an impressive unaccompanied piece for an important recital, audition, or just for the fun of it- this is it! -the publisher
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21st Century (2005). This short two-movement unaccompanied work was composed to fill a short spot on a student recital at Syracuse University. The first movement is based on an eight-tone scale whose tonic is approached from either direction by half step; the second is based principally on two eight-tone scales-a Dorian-Aeolian mixture with both minor and major sixths above tonic, and a Dorian-Mixolydian mixture with both minor and major thirds. The piece is of only moderate difficulty, making it...
A collection of ten graded compositions for study and performance, utilizing a wide variety of extended techniques, including multiphonics, quarter tones, tone-color variation, various trills and tremolos, graphic notation, etc.
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Twelve short transcribed works including: I Bought Me A Cat; Simple Gifts; I've Heard An Organ Talk Sometimes; Vieux Poeme; Laurie's Song; Billy & His Sweetheart; Dirge in Woods; Zion's Walls; Ching-A-Ring Chaw; Little Horses; Going to Heaven; Fanfare for the Common Man. Piano accompaniment book (optional) is sold separately, number 33601.
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21st Century (2014). Antonio Fraioli writes, "Quattro Pezzi, dedicated to Giovanni Punzi, are characterized by the alternation of modal and tonal structures. The virtuosic parts are repeatedly interspersed with melodious phrases." -the publisher
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Stuff is the first of four recital pieces commissioned by and dedicated to 78 adventure-seeking tubists representing 30 states and three countries, who fearlessly joined the 2001 Solstice/Equinox Commissioning Consortium. As each solstice and equinox approached during the year 2001, a new piece was sent out to the participants. All four pieces (Stuff, High Autumn, Just a Thought and Endorphins) now exist in multiple versions for orchestral and band instruments and are programmed frequently at con...
12 of Handel's most famous compositions. Includes authentic-sounding organ and cello accompaniments on CD. Includes Largo from Xerxes; Sarabande; He Shall Feed His Flock; Arioso; Adagio e Staccato; Hornpipe; Air; Minuet; rejoice; Minuets I; Minuet II; Rejoice Greatly O Daughter of Zion.
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These 20 pieces are not only written in modern styles - covering latin, tango, Klezmer, reggae, blues, rock, bossa, swing and salsa - but also in traditional styles typical of certain countries such as Ireland, Hungary, Italy and the like. They almost call for the complete range of the instrument. A pronounced articulation emphasizes the most important elements and helps you to perform the pieces in a stylistically congruent feeling. - the publisher
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21st Century. Three Studies for Solo Clarinet (2007) were composed for the 60th Prague Spring International Music Competition in 2008. Three contrasting and virtuoso parts - Mountain Bird, Poignant Song and Relentless Machine - progressively represent three different characteritics of playing: espressivo, legato and staccato. The layout of this edition is designed for performance with no page turns required. (Mountain Bird) (Poignant Song) (Relentless Machine)
Ritual depicts a type of ancient dance performed in a desolate, desert-like place to bring rain to the Earth. Using quarter-tone runs and multiphonics, primitive sounds are used to summon a storm, which starts with light rain depicted by key clicks, and becomes more chaotic as the motive continues to change. -the publisher
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20th Century. A set of nine homages to famous composers: J.S. Bach, Paganini, Weber, Debussy, De Falla, Strauss, Bartok, Kodaly & Khatchaturian. By way of these nine brillant Hommages, the famous Hungarian clarinetist and teacherhas made an inportant contribution to clarinet literature. -the publisher "My pedagogical activities inspired me to compose the Hommages. The pieces were intended to be etudes or studies which students my use as supplementary material to the usual dry and mechanical - al...