Title G.P. Telemann: Sonata in a minor
Instrumentation Bass Clarinet & Piano
Range Extended-range instrument NOT required.
Price $10
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Telemann (1681-1767) published this work as part of his Essercizii musici (1740), a set of sonatas and trios for miscellaneous instruments.

This lovely sonata is a staple of the baroque repertoire; originally composed for viola da gamba, it is commonly performed today on both viola and 'cello. This transcription makes the four-movement work available to the bass clarinetist - with no extended range instrument required. The complete work would be an excellent addition to a recital program; selected movements could make an excellent selection for contest or audition.

Syllabi/Music Lists

This publication appears in the following syllabi/prescribed music lists:

  • Trinity College London (2017-2020 Woodwind Syllabus)
  • Australian Music Examinations Board (2016 Clarinet Syllabus)

Listen to a portion of the work in its original instrumentation!

Catalog Info Catalog #ALEA1053
Piano score: 8 pages, spiral bound
Part: 5 pages, staple bound