Thursday, January 7, 2016

A "Four Seasons" theme for clarinet choir

If you're planning a clarinet choir concert, why not have a "Four Seasons" theme? Here is some clarinet choir music for each season, available on Sheet Music Plus.

Spring: "Now is the Month of Maying" by Thomas Morley. Score here. Parts here.
Or Grieg's "Last Spring," the second of his Two Elegiac Melodies. Score here. Parts here.

Summer: "Sommarsang" ("Summer Song") by Wilhelm Olof Peterson-Berger. Score here. Parts here.

Fall: "Automne" ("Autumn") by Cecile Chaminade. Score here. Parts here.

Winter: "February Sunlight" by Emily Gray. Score here. Parts here.
(or choose a Christmas carol arrangement - details in this blog entry.)

For a clarinet choir piece including all seasons, you might be interested in "Seasonal Sketches" by Everett Gates, available on JW Pepper.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

More Christmas music arrangements available on SheetMusicPlus

Here are some more of my Christmas music arrangements that are now available online.

Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming, arranged for four violins. Sheet Music

Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming, arranged for four clarinets (four B-flat clarinets, or four of any of the same type of clarinet.) Sheet Music

Two B-flats and Alto: Christmas Clarinet Trios - Christmas music arranged for clarinet trio consisting of two B-flat clarinets and alto clarinet. Sheet Music

Christmas Trios for Oboe, Clarinet, and Bassoon - Seven Christmas tunes arranged for trio consisting of oboe, clarinet, and bassoon. Sheet Music