From Scarborough Fair to Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, this compilation for beginning clarinetists offers a splendid variety of melodies and genres. In addition to classical favorites and standards of the clarinet repertoire, the contents include traditional songs, Spanish airs, and jazz and ragtime melodies. A free MP3 download is available for each tune, offering students the chance to familiarize themselves with the featured melodies, which include:
Traditional/Favorites: Scarborough Fair, St. James Infirmary
Classical Favorites: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, Handel's Messiah, March from The Nutcracker
Repertoire specific to the instrument: Mozart's Clarinet Concerto
Latin Selections: La Cumparsita, Tango de Reve
Jazz/Ragtime: The Entertainer, St. Louis Blues
Suitable for beginning players of all ages, this collection is also ideal for those wishing to refresh their skills.