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Contrabass Clarinet in Bb (optional) from Capriccio Espagnol - (Clarinet Choir)

Composer
Rimsky-Korsakov arr. Alun Cook
Publisher
Duration
15 minutes
Genre
Classical music

A famous piece with spectacular clarinet parts, here condensed down for Clarinet Choir for those brave enough to try. Some fast tonguing required and the occasional tricky key signature. Scored for Eb Cl, 4 Bbs, Alto and Bass Clarinets, there are optional 2nd Bass, Contra Alto and Contra Bass parts, and the Eb and Alto parts have alternative Bb clarinet parts provided (so a minimum of 6 Bbs and 1 Bass). Clarinets 1-5 also have the final section transposed for Clarinet in A clarinet (to avoid a section in B major) .

There is only one Alborada because of the keys and scoring of the original but it may be played again as a Movement 3 to retain the original structure .

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