Sonata Op. 167, III. Larghetto

Clarinet List Ranking

Saint Saens

2

TEXAS ONLY

Cross Break?

No

Range:

Highest note: Eb6

Key:

4 Flats

Meter:

Simple meter

Rhythms:

Simple

Ornamentation:  

None

Musicality Requirements:

Only one cresc. Dynamics are either very loud or very soft. Melody begins in chalumeau at f then repeats in upper clarion at pp. Ends in upper clarion at ppp. Tempo marked as Lento.

Special Considerations:

Tuning challenges along with extreme dynamics make this piece difficult despite appearing simple. Tempo is very slow which could be taxing on embouchure. 1 page. May need to subdivide to learn correctly.

State Lists:  

AL, IL-HS (3), IL-GS (A, B), KY, MD (3), NY (6), ND, TX (1, 2), VA (6)

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