Happy autumn to all my northern hemisphere friends!
You all know this is my favorite season, and if you’re looking for new repertoire recommendations (#reprecs) I’ve got you covered!
Here are my favorite autumn-themed clarinet pieces:
- Thea Musgrave – Autumn Sonata – Concerto for Bass Clarinet and Orchestra
- Itaru Sakai – Journey of Leaf for clarinet octet
- Itamar Danziger – Autumn for clarinet and piano (from The Seasons’ Suite)
- Ayser Vancin – Autumn Song for clarinet and piano
- Bernice Petkere – Lullaby Of The Leaves for solo clarinet
- Percy Hall – Falling Leaves for clarinet trio
- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Autumn Song, arranged by Tōru Takemitsu
- Joseph Pappas Pappas – Autumn Leaves Gently Fall for bass clarinet and piano
- Violet Archer – If the Stars are Burning for clarinet, mezzo-soprano, and piano (the third movement is entitled “Autumn: Kantishna“)
What are your favorite autumn-themed clarinet pieces? Leave a comment below!