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Syllabus:Clarinet 2014–2017

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List AAvailable In
1. Allegro amabile: 1st movt from Sonata in Eb, Op. 120 No. 2
2. Allegro spiritoso or Allegretto: 1st or 3rd movt from Sonata in Bb, Op. 70 No. 1
3. Variations, Op. 36 (omitting Vars 2 and 3)
C. Kreutzer
4. Fantasia on Airs from 'I Puritani' (omitting 'Credeasi misera')
5. Andante con variazioni: 2nd movt from Concerto in Bb
6. Intermezzo (Allegretto grazioso) or Finale (Allegro molto): 2nd or 4th movt from 'Undine' Sonata, Op. 167
7. Molto allegro: 4th movt from Sonata in Eb, Op. 167
8. Lebhaft, leicht and Rasch und mit Feuer: Nos 2 and 3 from Fantasiestücke, Op. 73
9. Adagio: 2nd movt from Concerto No. 2 in Eb, Op. 57
10. Allegro or Rondo (Allegretto): 1st or 3rd movt from Concerto No. 1 in F minor, Op. 73
List BAvailable In
1. Scherzetto
M. Arnold
2. Troubadour Music
R. R. Bennett
3. 1st movt: from Divertimento No. 2
4. Semplice: 1st movt from Sonatine, Op. 94
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5. Allegretto giusto: 3rd movt from Sonata
6. Fughetta: No. 5 from Five Bagatelles
7. To Béla Bartók: No. 5 from Tributes
Edward Gregson
8. Vif (Allegro) or Brazileira: 1st or 3rd movt from Scaramouche
9. Allegro tristamente: 1st movt from Sonata
10. The Revelation
Christo Yotzov
List CAvailable In
1. Giga (from BWV 1004) or Presto (from BWV 1001)
J. S. Bach
2. Allegro agitato: 1st movt from Sonata da Camera for solo clarinet
Paul Harris
3. I Got Rhythm: No. 1 from Three Etudes on Themes of Gershwin
Paul Harvey
4. Megha and Pilu: Nos 2 and 6 from Raga Music for solo clarinet
John Mayer
5. Study in G# minor or Study in G minor
I. Müller
6. Capriccio
7. Fantasy: from Scaling the Heights
Roger Purcell
8. Study in Db: No. 32 from 32 Etudes for Clarinet
C. Rose after Ferling
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales & Arpeggios
2. Sight Reading Tests
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3. Preparation for the Aural Tests