You all know I love learning about new-to-me repertoire. I enjoy recommending pieces to students and colleagues, and I especially enjoy discovering lesser-known gems.
If you’re looking for some new pieces to work on, check out these repertoire recommendations (#reprecs) based on standard clarinet repertoire. Each item includes a standard piece, paired with a lesser-known work I think you would enjoy.
|If you like…||Then you should check out…|
|Carl Stamitz Concerto No. 3 in B-Flat Major||Franz Hoffmeister Concerto in B-Flat|
|Carl Maria von Weber Concerti||Julius Rietz Clarinet Concerto, Op. 29|
|Gioachino Rossini Introduction, Theme and Variations||Louis Spohr Fantasy and Variations on a Theme of Danzi, Op. 81|
|Robert Schumann Fantasiestücke, Op. 73||Niels Gade 4 Fantasiestücke, Op. 43|
|Luigi Bassi Concert Fantasia on Motives from ‘Rigoletto‘||Carlo Della Giacoma Tosca Fantasia, Op. 171|
|Johannes Brahms Sonatas||Joseph Rheinberger Sonata, Op. 105a|
|André Messager Solo de concours||Henri Büsser Pastorale, Op. 46|
|Claude Debussy Première rhapsodie||Jules Mazellier Fantaisie Ballet|
|Camille Saint-Saëns Sonata, Op. 167||Norbert Burgmüller Duo for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 15|
|Leó Weiner Peregi Verbunk||Rezső Kókai Négy Magyar tánc (Four Hungarian Dances)|
|Paul Hindemith Sonata||Ernst Krenek Suite for clarinet and piano, Op. 148|
|Gerald Finzi Five Bagatelles||Thomas Dunhill Phantasy Suite|
|Aaron Copland Concerto||Amanda Harberg Sonata|
What other repertoire recommendations would you suggest based on these pieces of standard clarinet repertoire? Leave a comment below!