5th Bb Clarinet part from Capriol Suite arr. for Clarinet Choir

Peter Warlock (1894-1930) arr. Rodney Parker
10 minutes
Classical music

This new addition to The Dorset Wind Music Clarinet Ensemble series provides ensembles of all standards the opportunity to rehearse and perform some exciting and interesting music. Based on a sequence of old French dances, Peter Warlock's 'Capriol Suite' may be played as separate movements or as a complete suite which takes around 10 minutes including the breaks between the various dances. Combinations of movements can be used for interesting programming. 'Basse Dance', 'Pavane' and 'Mattachins' could make a useful overture to a concert. Alernatively, 'Pieds-en-l'air' and 'Bransles' could make a good finale. Tempi are at the discretion of the performers. For example, I have heard 'Bransles' taken at a rapid one beat to bar (measure) - exciting stuff. A little imagination in its usage could make the 'Capriol Suite' a mainstay of your repertoire. It is reasonably priced and please see the 'Associated Scores' box below for other Dorset Wind Music titles in this series.

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