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1st Dance for Clarinet.

Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
4 minutes
Modern classical music
Solo instrument + piano
Instrumental parts

1st Dance for Clarinet was written for Jenifer Taylor as she approached her Grade V Clarinet exam and is therefore ideal for a player of that standard. The harmonies are relatively straightforward and the fun nature of the piece make it accessible to all ages (it makes a good encore piece!). The piano part is quite difficult from the return of the main theme to the end. The main theme is dance-like with a calypso middle section.

NB: In response to the review dated the 18/11/07 This is a natural score so the clarinet is written a concert pitch. The part, which can also be purchased, is in the key of A.

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