The Nutcracker Suite: Arabian Dance - Clarinet Duet

Clarinet Duet

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Add a dash of the mysterious east to your repertoire with Tchaikovsky’s Arabian Dance. It makes for a beautiful clarinet duet with a truly haunting quality. Both parts should be played expressively with close attention to dynamics. Clarinet 2 plays an ostinato throughout most of the arrangement. This may seem repetitive at first but it’s vital to the piece and very enjoyable to play when performed rhythmically and sympathetically to the first clarinet.

This arrangement is suitable for both teacher and student work outs and short concert performances. Enjoy!

Score ID
Year of arrangement
Difficult (Grades 7+)
3 minutes
Duet of Clarinets in Bb
Classical music
Instrumental parts

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