Premiere Rhapsody

Clarinet List Ranking

Debussy

1

TEXAS ONLY

Cross Break?

Yes

Range:

Highest note: G6

Key:

4 Flats, 4 Sharps, 3 Flats, 0 Sharps/Flats, 5 Sharps, 2 Flats

Meter:

Simple meter

Rhythms:

Advanced

Ornamentation:  

Ornamentation can be difficult to place accurately.

Musicality Requirements:

Many tempo fluctuations (mostly led by clarinet). French expression markings throughout. Multiple phrases with soft dynamics in altissimo.

Special Considerations:

4 pages. Very long and taxing on embouchure. Graduate level (or upper undergrad). Technical run will repeat with only one altered pitch (can be very difficult to play). Very expressive throughout.

State Lists:  

AL, AR (4), NE (V), FL (7), HI (5-6), IN, KY, MD (6), MO (A), NY (6), OH (A), PA (6), TX (1), VA (6), WA

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