Concerto in Bb, II. Andante moderato

Clarinet List Ranking

Crusell

2

TEXAS ONLY

Cross Break?

Yes

Range:

Highest note: F6

Key:

1 Flat

Meter:

Simple meter

Rhythms:

Intermediate

Ornamentation:  

Many turns (some quick), many grace notes, some trills

Musicality Requirements:

Cresc and decresc throughout. Style markings include con espressione, dolce, smorzando. Some large leaps (ex. m.16- F3 to C6). Tempo marked as Andante moderato (48).

Special Considerations:

Though this movement is slow, it requires maturity to play correctly. It is very lyrical, and the clarinet part leads the piano throughout. Student should subdivide to perform correctly. 2 pages.

State Lists:  

AL, IL-GS (B), TX (2), VA (6)

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