CLAIRE MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS | WEDS at 4:15 > SKYPE

WEDNESDAYS | 4:15-4:45 on Skype


  • SEPTEMBER 13 > KLOSE
      • Page 9, #7 – Thirds. Staggered breathing. BIG TONE!! “Solo clarinetist sound!”
      • Page 12, #1-5. Mechanism Exercises. Breath after first note on the repeat. Hold last note. BIG TONE!
      • Page 15+ > We’ll “sightread” a duet every week. No need to preview or practice these.
      • Page 53 > Pinky Practical Exercises (more mechanics)
      • Page 90 > Articulation exercises.
          • #1. Bigger intervals. Play & repeat until it is clean & accurate.
          • #2. Two slurred & 2 detached
      • EXTRA > 132 + 244

  • AUGUST 30, 2021 > FIRST SUITE IN Eb / HOLST

  • AUGUST 16, 2021 
  • CLARINET WIND ENSEMBLE SIGHTREADING AUDITION > PDF
      • 8/16 – SPHOR (PAGE 1) > YouTube

  • MELODIOUS & PROGRESSIVE STUDIES

  • Page 26 > #15 @168/176/184 > Then switch to 72 for the dotted quarter. Re-write the top line & from measure 25 (the line).
  • Page 26 > #16. Measure 1-15. 
  • Page 28 > #17 – G Major, play beautifully. Slow it down = 60
  • NEXT TIME / PREVIEW:  Page 27 > #16

  • MINOR SCALES (2-3 octaves) <— LINK
  • Next time > Melodic Minors
  • August 9 – Harmonic Minors
  • August 5 – Natural Minors 

  • CLASSICAL CLARINET SOLO
    Concertino (G. Tartini) | PDF
    I. Grave | Tempo, 8th note = 60 (or 63) | YouTube
    II. Allegro Molto | Tempo + ______ | YouTube



ONGOING STUDIES:


CHROMATIC SCALE | Fingering Chart
Low E to high E4
Low E to  G4

MAJOR SCALES
– Circle of Fifths <– LINK
– 12 Major Scales PDF for clarinet

PARES | Working through the WHOLE book!
December 23 > Pages 17-19 > Key of A Major
October 28 > Pages 14-16> Key of Bb Major


FIRST PRACTICAL STUDIES
PopQuiz Sightreading – Page 21, #34


SOLO CLARINET WORK

WHS AUDITION > CBDA 2022 | PDF MUSIC
Concertino Op. 26, C.M. von Weber, ed. Davis (Rubank)
Play with backing track | YouTube
Sept 30 > Section: Beginning through 2
Oct 7 > Section: 3 through 4 (Learning tempo = 144)
Oct 14 > Section: 9 through End

CLASSICAL CLARINET SOLOS
Mozart K622
Mozart K622 – Complete > July 13 – starting at circle 3 . . . and continue to ?


SIGHTREADING | LINK 1 | LINK 2 | LINK 3 | LINK 4

  • Irish Tune from Country Derry > LINK