- Performer:Paul Meyer
- Title:20th Century Music for Unaccompanied Clarinet
- Style:Chamber Music
- Date of release:March 28, 1995
- Size FLAC version1451 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1894 megabytes
- Size WMA version1984 megabytes
- Formats:AAC MPC MP2 APE RA XM
Music for Unaccompanied Clarinet. The music is written to follow certain accepted forms or to upset them (sometimes), and it is good at showing the Virtuosity of the performer. Paul Meyer is technically excellent and gives a good performance. One person found this helpful.
Here are 20 standard works for solo clarinet from the 20th century, arranged alphabetically. I have chosen these pieces for their historical significance and importance within the clarinet repertoire. By no means is this intended to serve as a comprehensive list of unaccompanied clarinet repertoire from the 20th century. These are milestone works of clarinet literature, and there are countless other masterpieces written for solo clarinet. Malcolm Arnold – Fantasy for Clarinet, Op. 87 (1966). Luciano Berio – Sequenza IXa (1980).
Capriccio in A, for unaccompanied clarinet. Paul Hindemith Composer. Clarinet Sonata in Bb Work. David Howard Clarinet, Zita Carno Piano.
Paul Meyer (born 1965 in Mulhouse, France) is a French clarinetist. Meyer is possibly the most well-known contemporary solo clarinetist from France. He is known for his solo recordings on the Denon label, notably in collaborations with Jean-Pierre Rampal and Éric Le Sage. He studied at the Paris Conservatoire and at the Basler Musikhochschule. In 1982, he won the French Young Musician's Competition and in 1984, the Young Concert Artists International Auditions.
The earliest published reference material on unaccompanied clarinet compositions is James Gillespie’s Solos for Unaccompanied Clarinet: An Annotated Bibliography of Published Works from 1973. ABSTRACT The number of compositions for unaccompanied clarinet significantly increased in the twentieth century. An annotated bibliography of forty-two compositions. This dramatic growth continued through the second half of the century resulting in hundreds of published compositions. A Recorded Anthology of Twentieth-Century Music for Unaccompanied Clarinet: 1919 to 1959 (Diss. Anton Stadler’s Trois caprices pour clarinette seule of 1810 is thought to be the first work for unaccompanied clarinet. 2 This dramatic growth continued through the second half of the century resulting in hundreds of published compositions.
Clarinet - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download Composed by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788). In transcribing these works I have attempted to remain true to the composer’s intentions while making the music as clarinet friendly as possible. John Gibson)This is music for advanced players!The audio sample was recorded by John Gibson.
CreditsGerhard Betz - Engineer
Didier Boyet - Translation
Jürgen Hofmann - Translation
Hiroyuki Hosaka - Mastering
Kazushi Ishida - Liner Notes
Paul Meyer - Clarinet, Primary Artist
Yoichi Sato - Digital Editing
Robin Thompson - Lyric Translation
Holger Urbach - Artwork
|Pieces (3) for solo clarinet|
|4||Lied, for clarinet||Paul Meyer||4:53|
|5||Sequenza IXa, for clarinet||Paul Meyer||14:50|
|6||In Freundschaft, for melody instrument||Paul Meyer||13:11|
|Ascèses for clarinet solo|
|Quatuor pour la fin du temps, for violin, cello, clarinet & piano, I/22|
|12||Abîme des oiseaux~Abîme des oiseaux||Paul Meyer||7:32|
|Domaines, for solo clarinet|
|13||Cahier B||Paul Meyer||1:13|
|14||Cahier C||Paul Meyer||0:59|
|15||Cahier E||Paul Meyer||0:52|
|16||Cahier A||Paul Meyer||0:48|
|17||Cahier D||Paul Meyer||1:08|
|18||Cahier F||Paul Meyer||2:39|