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Clarinet Quintet KV581 (1st movement) - clarinet quintet

Composer
Mozart
Year of composition
1789
Arranger
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
13 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Quintet
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This is an arrangement of Mozart’s famous Clarinet Quintet (1st movement), but arranged for 5 clarinets instead of solo plus strings. I have remained as faithful to the original as possible to ensure the purest sound is produced. The two repeats are optional, and I have transposed it into concert B flat to provide ease of playing for the 4 lower parts. The solo should be played on a clarinet in B flat as opposed to the traditional clarinet in A.

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