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Concertino Op 26 for Clarinet and Band

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Carl Maria von Weber

Carl Maria von Weber (arr. Bruce R. Smith)


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General Info

Year: 1811 /
Duration: c. 4:40
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: BRS Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $90.00   |   Score Only (print) - $5.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Solo Clarinet
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion

(percussion detail desired)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Concertino, Op. 26, by Weber is one of the great works of the clarinetists' repertoire. Its first performance was on April 5, 1811, and the concert was such a success that the composer was commissioned to write two more selections for the clarinet. These fine works brought even greater fame to Weber, already a highly respected composer, and established the clarinet as a leading instrument for the expression of Romantic music. This concertino to this day remains the most popular solo in the clarinetists' repertoire.

The work opens with a slow introduction and proceeds to a leisurely theme followed by several contrasting variations.

-Program Note from Program Notes for Band


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Performances

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  • Temple University (Philadelphia, Penn.) Night Owls Campus Community Band (Sangbum Kim, conductor) – 5 December 2015


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