Three Etudes on Themes of Gershwin, II. Summertime

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Clarinet List Ranking

Harvey

1

TEXAS ONLY

Cross Break?

Yes

Range:

Highest note: D6

Key:

No key (many accidentals in a minor mode)

Meter:

Compound meter

Rhythms:

Intermediate

Ornamentation:  

Tremolo

Musicality Requirements:

Syncopated rhythms add jazzy-feel. Fades to niente at end. Composer suggests optional multiphonic embellishment of final cadence. Very soft dynamics throughout.

Special Considerations:

2 pages. Performer should refer to original works to play correctly.

State Lists:  

IL-HS (2), TX (1), VA (6)

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