Title Contest Album for Bass Clarinet
3rd Edition
Instrumentation Bass Clarinet & Piano
Range Extended-range instrument required for some pieces.
Price $20
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With this volume, the high school or college bass clarinetist now has what other instrumentalists have long taken for granted: a single volume containing a diverse selection of pieces appropriate for contest, recital, or audition. Although the bass clarinet is often considered as a backup instrument in band and orchestra, its large range and expressive capability give it great potential as a solo instrument.

Looking for a similar album, but at a lower level of difficulty? Check out our Album for the Young Bass Clarinetist!

The ten transcriptions in this volume represent a wide range of demands and are arranged progressively from easy-medium at the beginning of the volume to the more difficult pieces at the end. Every attempt has been made to remain as faithful as possible to the composers' original key, markings, and musical intent.

The contents of the album are as follows:

* Please note that these works are also available separately in the Alea catalog.

Syllabi/Music Lists

Selections from this publication appear in the following syllabi/prescribed music lists:

  • Australian Music Examinations Board (2016 Clarinet Syllabus)
  • Victorian Curriculum & Assessment Authority (2016 VCE Music Prescribed List)

Listen to some of the works in this volume - the playlist below includes some original instrumentations, as well as some transcriptions, including a performance from this volume!

Catalog Info Catalog #ALEA1013 - 3rd Edition
Piano score: 43 pages, spiral bound
Part: 19 pages, spiral bound