Arioso (from Cantata No. 156)

Clarinet List Ranking

Bach

2

TEXAS ONLY

Cross Break?

Yes

Range:

Highest note: Bb5

Key:

1 Flat

Meter:

Simple meter

Rhythms:

Intermediate

Ornamentation:  

Some trills and grace notes; 2 mordents.

Musicality Requirements:

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.

Special Considerations:

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.

State Lists:  

IL-GS (B), MO (C), ND, TX (2), VA (4)

©The Clarinet List All Rights Reserved