Essentials for the Advancing Clarinet Player


Below is a list of recommended etude/technical books for the clarinet — some of the “Essentials for the Advancing Clarinet Player.” They include many tried and true studies in tone production, technique, articulation, musicianship, etc. All of the literature/books itemized here can be purchased from Art’s Music Shop.

Also included here are some famous clarinet artists with a corresponding recording that you may listen to. You can find many other recordings by these artists and more on YouTube, including master classes.

Just for fun, at the bottom, we’ve added some names of notable celebrities that have played the clarinet.

Clarinet Literature


Composer/Arranger

Albert/ed. DeRoche

Title

24 Varied Scales and Exercises

CF.O99X

24 varied scales by albert - clarinet

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$12.99

Composer/Arranger

Baermann (ed. Langenus)

Title

Complete Method for Clarinet Op 63

CF.O32

baermann clarinet method

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$18.99

Composer/Arranger

Cavallini

Title

30 Caprices for the Clarinet

CF.O106

cavallini 30 caprices clarinet

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$14.99

Composer/Arranger

Cunningham

Title

Tongue Twisters for Clarinet

WWI.W0043

cunningham tongue twisters clarinet

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$12.95

Composer/Arranger

Kell

Title

17 Staccato Studies for Clarinet

IMC.1554

kell 17 staccato studies clarinet

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$13.25

Composer/Arranger

Klosé

Title

Celebrated Method for the Clarinet

CF.O304

klose clarinet method

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$33.99

Composer/Arranger

Opperman

Title

The Chromatic Machine for Clarinet

CF.WF46

opperman chromatic machine clarinet

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$24.95

Composer/Arranger

Opperman

Title

Elementary Velocity Studies for Clarinet

CF.O5432

 

 

 

Intermediate Velocity Studies for Clarinet

CF.O5433

 

 

 

Advanced Velocity Studies for Clarinet

CF.O5434

 

 

 

Virtuoso Velocity Studies for Clarinet

CF.O5431

opperman velocity studies elementary clarinet

opperman intermediate velocity studies clarinet

opperman advanced velocity studies clarinet

opperman virtuoso velocity studies clarinet

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Composer/Arranger

Rose

Title

32 Etudes for Clarinet

CF.WF85

rose 32 etudes clarinet

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$13.99

Composer/Arranger

Rubank

Title

Intermediate Method for Clarinet

HL.04470170

 

 

Advanced Method Vol 1 for Clarinet

HL.04470310

 

 

Advanced Method Vol 2 for Clarinet

HL.04470320

rubank intermediate clarinet

rubank adv vol 1 clarinet

rubank adv vol 2 clarinet

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Alto/Bass Clarinet Literature


Composer/Arranger

ed. Rhoads

Title

21 Foundation Studies for Alto & Bass Clarinet

HL.03770300

rhoads foundation studies bass clarinet

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$17.95

Composer/Arranger

Weissenborn/arr. Rhoads

Title

Advanced Studies for Alto or Bass Clarinet

HL.03770370

weissenborn advanced studies bass clarinet

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$12.95


Clarinet Artists for Listening

on YouTube

Franklin Cohen


Martin Frost


Anthony McGill


Sabine Meyer


Ricardo Morales


Andreas Ottensamer


Richard Stoltzman


 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrities/Notable People

that have played the

CLARINET

Steven Spielberg


Julia Roberts


Eva Longoria (Drum Major also)


Jimmy Kimmel