Arioso (from Cantata No. 156)
Clarinet List Ranking
Highest note: Bb5
Some trills and grace notes; 2 mordents.
Tempo marked as Andantino (about 68). Time period of piece suggests that trills should begin on top note (not notated). Cresc and decres throughout. poco a poco rit at end; f fermata over F3 at end.
This piece would be a good introduction to lyrical solos. The range is small, and there are few tempo fluctuations. Clarinet does not have to lead tempo as much as other lyrical pieces. 1 page.
IL-GS (B), MO (C), ND, TX (2), VA (4)