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Sonatina for Clarinet in B flat – Paul Harris

Sonatina for Clarinet in B flat – Paul Harris


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A few words from Paul Harris;

“I was delighted to write this short unaccompanied Clarinet Sonatina for Victoria, inspired by one of her excellent clarinet courses.

It is cast in the usual four movement form: much of the first movement explores the warm richness of the chalumeau register with a gentle swaying and thoughtful melodic idea that develops simply and expressively as the music unfolds. The second movement is a humorous scherzo that often oscillates between keys a minor second apart. The middle section suggest a conversation where the characters are continually interrupting each other. The lyrical third movement begins in the beautiful clarinet register and on that F which launches so many great clarinet works. The mellifluous interval of a major 6th is a feature. Though the final movement pays a sideways glance to jazzy syncopations it’s really a very energetic and sprightly dance with just a hint of something a little more menacing at times.

I hope the whole adds up to an enjoyable representation of what this wonderful instrument is so good at!”

Scoring: solo Bb clarinet
Standard: intermediate
Length: 4 minutes

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