Performance

Performance Repertoire

Includes but is not limited to:



Beach
Bergson
Bernstein
Brahm
Cahuzac
Debussy
Devienne
Finzi

Hanson
Hindemith
Kalliwoda
Martinu
Messager
Milhaud
Mourant
Mozart

Pierné
Poulenc
Prokofiev
Reger
Rueff
Saint-Saens
Schumann
Smith

Stocks
Spohr
Stamitz
Still
Stravinsky
Tailleferre
Weber
Weigl

Clarinet, flute, piano
Clarinet, soprano, piano
Clarinet, cello, piano
Clarinet, bassoon, piano

Clarinet and flute
Clarinet duet, trio, quartet, ensemble
Clarinet and string ensemble
Woodwind quartet and quintet

Solo clarinet and choir
Solo clarinet and handbell choir
Solo clarinet and chamber orchestra

 

Includes music by
Amy Marcy Beach (1867-1944)
Alma Goatley (1889-1968)
Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983)
Vally Weigl (1894–1982)
Jeanine Rueff (1922-1999)
Elaine Fine (1959- )
Laura Koplewitz (1966- )
Each work for music played during the worship service is usually between 3 to 5 minutes in length. Prelude and postlude music is often longer in length. The music is meant to be reflective in spirit and create an environment that allows the congregation to deepen in worship. Musical selections are performed for clarinet and piano, clarinet and organ, or clarinet alone. Worship leaders can choose from a wide variety of compositions including:

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
George F. Handel (1685-1759)
Wolfgang Mozart (1756-1791)
Niels W. Gade (1817-1890),
Luigi Bassi (1833-1871)
Jean Becker (1833-1884)
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921),
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Gabriel Pierné (1863 –1937)

Amy Marcy Beach (1867-1944)
Reinhold Glière (1875-1956),
Louis Cahuzac (1880- 1960)
William Grant Still (1895 -1978)
Agostino Gabucci (1896-1976)
Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
Walter Mourant (1910-1995)
Witold Lutoslawski (1913-1994)
Joseph Horovitz (1926- )
Charles Callahan (1951- )
Andrew Leslie (1955- )

Recent performances of Walter Mourant’s compositions include:

Nocturne for Clarinet and Piano (1972)
Prelude for Clarinet and Piano “Memories of New Orleans”(1979)

Burlesca (1982)
Dance of the Potted Puppet(1986)

Evening Song for Eight Clarinets(1986)
Overture to a Puppet Show(1990)
Clarinade by Mel Powell and edited by Walter Mourant (1943)