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Clarinet 4 Clarinet

Clarinet Grade 4 exams consist of three pieces, chosen by the candidate from the appropriate lists in the current syllabus, scales and broken chords, sight-reading and aural tests.

Total marks in all individual Practical exams are 150. 100 marks are required to achieve Pass, 120 marks to pass with Merit and 130 marks to pass with Distinction.

Clarinet Grade 4 (2018-2021)

Pieces

Three pieces: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists, A, B and C - 30 marks each

List A

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Bizet
arr. Bullard
download Avec la garde montante (With the New Guard)
from Carmen
 
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2 Gade download Fantasy Piece
No. 1 from Fantasiestücke, Op. 43
(grace notes optional)
 
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3 Trad. Klezmer
arr. Gellnick
download Choson Kale Mazel Tov (Good Luck to the Bride and Groom)
 
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4 Bizet
arr. Lawrance
Chanson bohème
from Carmen
Great Winners for Clarinet, arr. Lawrance
Brass Wind (0325)

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Piano accomp. published separately as Great Winners for Clarinet, Piano accompaniment, arr. Lawrance
Brass Wind (0325PA)
5 Dvořák
arr. Birtel
Humoresque
Op. 101 No. 7
Classical Music for Children for Clarinet
Schott (ED 21907)

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6 Mendelssohn
arr. King and Frank
Song Without Words
Op. 67 No. 2
No. 2 from Mendelssohn for the Clarinet, arr. King and Frank
ABRSM

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7 Mozart
arr. Benoy and Bryce
Voi che sapete
from The Marriage of Figaro
No. 1 from Mozart Two Arias, arr. Benoy and Bryce
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8 Purcell
arr. Richardson
Rondeau
No. 19 from First Book of Clarinet Solos, arr. Davies and Reade
Faber

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9 Reger
trans. Wastall
Romance
First Repertoire Pieces for Clarinet
Boosey & Hawkes (BH 12472)

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10 Schumann
arr. Birtel
Träumerei
Op. 15 No. 7
Classical Highlights for Clarinet
Schott (ED 21585)

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List B

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Duncan Lamont download The Wizard
from Mr Benn for Clarinet
 
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2 J. Collis download School's Out!
1st movt from Tom Sawyer Suite
 
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3 Christopher Norton download Cooling Breeze
 
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4 Colin Cowles The Fiery Frog Hopper's Hop
from Amazing Animals for Clarinet
Colin Cowles: Amazing Animals for Clarinet
Fentone (F 784-400)

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Fentone (F 787-401)
5 Fields and McHugh
arr. Iveson
On the Sunny Side of the Street
(observing lower line in bb. 35–40)
Let's Face the Music for Clarinet, arr. Iveson
Brass Wind (1332)

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6 Paul Harris Andante pacifico con rubato
3rd movt from Sonatina for Clarinet
Paul Harris: Sonatina for Clarinet
Fentone (F 436-401)

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7 Joplin
arr. Lawrance
Maple Leaf Rag
Great Winners for Clarinet, arr. Lawrance
Brass Wind (0325)

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8 John Williams
arr. Lawrance or Galliford, Neuburg and Edmondson
Raiders March
from Raiders of the Lost Ark
Great Winners for Clarinet, arr. Lawrance
Brass Wind (0325)

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Ultimate Movie Instrumental Solos for Clarinet, arr. Galliford, Neuburg and Edmondson (piano accomp. printable from companion CD)
Alfred (40108)

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9 Bryan Kelly Aries
No. 1 from Zodiac, Set 1
Bryan Kelly: Zodiac, Set 1
Weinberger

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10 Vinter First Song
from Song and Dance
First Repertoire Pieces for Clarinet
Boosey & Hawkes (BH 12472)

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List C

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Howard Goodall download Dog, Bone, Mayhem
(stamping optional)
 
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2 Mark Nightingale download Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Pike?
No. 3 from Fishy Scaley Studies
 
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3 F. L. Schubert download Andantino in A minor
No. 63 from Kleine theoretisch-praktische Clarinettenschule
 
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4 Demnitz Study in D
from Elementary School for Clarinet
P. 15 No. 5 from Demnitz: Elementary School for Clarinet
Peters (EP 2417)

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5 Langey Study in B minor
No. 33 from More Graded Studies for Clarinet, Book 1
Faber

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6 Nilia Velázquez Study in G minor
No. 38 from More Graded Studies for Clarinet, Book 1
Faber

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7 Roger Purcell Come What May
No. 26 from Scaling the Heights
Roger Purcell: Scaling the Heights
Astute Music (am242-11)

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8 James Rae Exhibit A
No. 23 from 38 More Modern Studies for Solo Clarinet
James Rae: 38 More Modern Studies for Solo Clarinet
Universal (UE21554)

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9 James Rae Save As... Or Polka Dotcom
No. 18 Or No. 20 from Double Click!! for Solo Clarinet
Gumbles Publications (GP205)

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10 Philip Sparke Ursa Major Or Hungarian Dance
No. 37 Or No. 38 from Skilful Studies for Clarinet
Philip Sparke: Skilful Studies for Clarinet
Anglo Music (AMP 096-401)

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