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Clarinet I

Mozart, Clarinet Concerto Movements I and II

First clarinet parts

  • Beethoven, Symphony No. 4
  • Beethoven, Symphony No. 6
  • Beethoven, Symphony No. 8
  • Borodin, Polovtsian Dances
  • Brahms, Symphony No. 3
  • Kodaly, Dances of Galanta
  • Mendelssohn, Scherzo from a Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf
  • Ravel, Daphnis and Chloé, Second Suite
  • Respighi, Pines of Rome, III. I pini del Gianicolo
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio espagnol
  • Schubert, Unfinished Symphony
  • Stravinsky, Firebird, Variation de l'oiseau de feu
  • Weber, Der Freischütz Overture

Sight Reading

Clarinet II/Eb

Mozart, Clarinet Concerto Movement I

First clarinet parts

  • Beethoven, Symphony No. 6
  • Brahms, Symphony No. 3
  • Mendelssohn, Scherzo from a Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Respighi, Pines of Rome, III. I pini del Gianicolo
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio espagnol
  • Stravinsky, Firebird, Variation de l'oiseau de feu

Eb clarinet parts

  • Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique, Mvmt. V
  • Ravel, Bolero
  • Ravel, Daphnis and Chloé, Second Suite
  • Strauss, Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
  • Stravinsky, Le Sacre du Printemps

Sight Reading

Clarinet III/bass

Mozart, Clarinet Concerto Movement I

First clarinet parts

  • Beethoven, Symphony No. 6
  • Brahms, Symphony No. 3
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio espagnol

Bass clarinet parts

  • Grofé, Grand Canyon Suite, 3. On the trail
  • Moussorgsky/Ravel, Pictures at an Exhibition, I. Gnomus
  • Prokofiev, Symphony No. 5
  • Strauss, Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
  • Stravinsky, Le Sacre du Printemps (Bass Cl. I)
  • Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker, No. 14 Pas de deux
  • Wagner, Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Rheinfahrt

Sight Reading

Greg Barrett

Contact

Gregory Barrett
NIU School of Music
1425 W. Lincoln Highway
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-8004
gregbarrett@niu.edu