Bass Clarinet Bibliography

Quartets with bass clarinet


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A

Adès, Thomas. Life Story, Op. 8a, S, 2bcl, db. 1993, Faber Music.

Anderson, Deborah. That's Life, 3cl, bcl. 2009, Alea Publishing.

** Anderson, Julian. Scherzo with Trains, 2cl, basset hn, bcl. 1989-93, Faber Music.


B

Baer, Walter. Babel, e-flat cl, cl, basset cl, bcl. 1996, Swiss Music Information Centre.

** Bahk, Junsang. Invokation für Tanz, S, bcl, 2perc. 1973, Peters.

Bargielski, Zbigniew. Garten der Leidenschaften, S, bcl, acc, perc.

Barrell, Bernard. Quartet, 3cl, bcl. 1979, British Music Collection.

Barrett, Richard. lieder vom wasser, S, bcl, db, perc. 1990, United Music Publishers.

Belcastro, Luca. atraviesan el aire aves abrasadoras, bcl, hn or vln, vlc, perc. 1997. Duration 6'30".

Benton, Daniel. Two Shakespeare Songs, S, vln, fl, bcl. Seesaw Music Corp., New York.

Biddington, Eric. Festival Dance, 3cl, bcl. 1989, Center for New Zealand Music.

Binder, John A. In the Labyrinth of Daedalus, ehn, hn, bcl, perc. 1995, American Music Center.

Blais, Jerome. Ludi, bcl, tpt, perc, cb. Duration 8'. 1998, Canadian Music Centre.

Blauvelt, Peter. The Dark Planet, e-flat cl, cl, basset cl, bcl. Center for the Promotion of Contemporary Composers.

Blezard, William. Behind the Wheel, 3cl, bcl. British Music Collection.

* Boehm, Roland. Traumszenen, fl, bcl, gtr, pf.

Bolley, Richard. One way of reflecting the moon, Op. 22b, afl, bcl, vib, perc. 1992, Center for New Zealand Music.

** Braid, David A. Quartet nr.1, vln, gtr, vib, bcl.

** Brophy, Gerard. Rubber, fl, bcl, pf, perc. 1994.

Burtner, C. Matthew. Circles, cl, bcl, pf, perc. 1994, American Music Center.

Butterfield, Christopher. Computer felicity church, vln, vlc, bcl, pf. 1996, Canadian Music Centre.


C

Carr, Paul. Five English Postcards, 3cl, bcl. Comus Edition.

Carter, Elliott. Canon for 4: Homage to William, fl, bcl, vln, vlc. 1984, Hendon Music. American Music Center. Buy the music!

Casken, John. Music for a Tawny-Gold Day, bcl, asax, pf, vla. 1976, British Music Collection.

** Castagnoli, Giulio. Tre Musiche a china, fl, bcl, pf, perc.

Childs, B. Interbalances, ob, ehn, bcl/asax, db. American Composers Alliance.

Clark, Jim. Canciones de luna, S, fl, bcl, gtr. 1995, Kallisti Music Press.

Clementi, Aldo. Berceuse, bcl, vla, vlc, pf. 1979, Edizione Suvini Zerboni.

  • Recorded by Tommie Lundberg, Per Enoksson, Mats Rondin, and Olle Sjöberg, Blow, Fylkingen Records, 1991.

** Coleman, Gene. Sheet, mandoline, bcl, 2perc. 1991.

Collins, Janyce. Fin of the Shark, bcl, dancer, reader, vib. 1979.

** Colombo Taccani, Giorgio. Aus Tiefer Not, fl, bcl, pf, perc. 1992, Editioni Suvini Zerboni.

Colombo Taccani, Giorgio. Eris, ehn, bcl, bsn, tape. 1996, Editioni Suvini Zerboni.

Colombo Taccani, Giorgio. Stone Horizon, bfl, bcl, mar, hp. 1994.

Cooke, Arnold. Concertante Quartet, 3cl, bcl. 1962, British Music Collection.

Corcoran, Frank. Dan Aimhirgin, S, bcl, vla, pf. 1989, Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland.


D

** Dallapiccola, Luigi. Goethe Lieder, voice, e-flat cl, cl, bcl. 1953, Editioni Suvini Zerboni.

Dankner, Stephen. Dans un temps sombre--, vln, afl, bcl, hp. 1971, American Music Center.

Delacoste, François-Xavier. Quatuor à vent, e-flat cl, 2cl, bcl. 1983, Swiss Music Information Centre.

De Smet, Raoul. Pele-Mele, bcl, vln, vlc, pf. Four movements, Duration 7'30". CeBeDeM.

Diesendruck, Tamar. Quartet, bcl, vln, vlc, pno. 1984, American Music Center.

Dorff, Daniel. Dark Romance, 3cl, bcl. MMB Music. Buy the music!

Dorff, Daniel. Fast Walk, 3cl, bcl. MMB Music. Buy the music!

Dorff, Daniel. It Takes Four to Tango, 3cl, bcl. 1990, Theodore Presser. Buy the music!

** du Bois, Rob. Enigma, fl, bcl, pf, perc. 1969.

du Bois, Rob. Eine Rede, S, cl, bcl, basset hn. 1974, Donemus.


E

Eckhardt-Gramatté, S.C. Bläserquartett, fl, cl, basset cl, bcl. 1946, Canadian Music Centre.

Eitler, E. Divertimento, pic, cl, bcl, gtr.

Erod, I. Ricercare ed Aria, fl, ob, hn, bcl. Doblinger.

Essl, Karlheinz. Entsagung, fl, bcl, pf, perc. Seesaw Music Corp., New York.


F

** Fodi, John. Darker tears this age exhales, bcl, fl, hn, cbsn. One of seven quartets making up a larger work called The littoral cumulus buildup, for woodwind quintet, viola & doublebass.

Foley, Daniel. Wanagi wacipi olowon: ghost dance, 3cl, bcl. Duration 5'. 1987, Canadian Music Centre.

** Fribec, Kresimir. Jambi i Troheji, fl, bcl, pf, perc.

Fulkerson, James. Co-ordinative Systems no.3, bcl, b trb, vlc, db. 1973, British Music Collection.

Furrer-Münch, Franz. images sans cadres, 3cl, bcl. 1982, Swiss Music Information Centre.


G

Gabriel, Wolfgang (1930-). Songs through the Night, op.88, S, bcl, vlc, pf. Chamber cantata on poems of Emily Bronte. Dedicated to Angharad Gabriel (soprano) and the Davenport trio. Duration ca. 33 minutes. 2004.

Gardner, Stephen. Trane, cl/bcl, vln, vlc, pf. 1996, Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland.

Garlick, Antony. Four Pieces for Clarinet Ensemble, 3cl, bcl. Seesaw Music Corp., New York.

Gipps, Ruth. A Wealden Suite, ecl, 2cl, bcl. 1991, British Music Collection.

Glaser, David J. Consort for 4 Clarinets, 2 cl, bcl, cbcl. 1988, American Music Center.

** Goldstein, Perry. Dances and Obsessions, vla, cl, cl/bcl, cbcl.

Grahn, Ulf. Order, fragments, mirrors, fl, bcl, pf, perc. 1975, American Music Center. Swedish Music Information Center.

Grahn, Ulf. Soundscape I, fl, ehn, bcl, perc. 1973, American Music Center.

Graubart, Michael. Diptych, fl/afl, ob/eh, bcl, tpt. 1989, British Music Collection.

Green, Geraldine. Suite for Clarinet Quartet, 3cl, bcl. 1992. Alea Publishing.


H

Hanmer, Ronald. Four By Four, 3cl, bcl. British Music Collection. The British Library.

Hansen, Johannes. Exeunte anno, bcl, bsn, vla, vlc. 1971, SAMFUNDET.

Hazzard, Peter. Voyage, fl, bcl, db, perc. Seesaw Music Corp., New York.

** Heller, Richard. Nocturne, afl, ehn, bcl, hp. 1977.

Henking, Christian. 2cl, cl/e-flat cl, bcl. 1991, Swiss Music Information Centre.

Hobbs, Christopher. Recitative, bcl, perc, vib, cel. 1979, British Music Collection.

Hobbs, Christopher. Six Preludes and Five Chorales, 3cl, bcl. 1975, British Music Collection.

Hodkinson, Sydney. Drawings: set no.6, vln, 2cl, bcl. 1965, Merion Music, Canadian Music Centre.

Homs, J. Les hores, A, fl, ob, bcl. 1956, Dictionary of Contemporary Music.

Homs, J. Music, hp, fl, ob, bcl. 1955, Dictionary of Contemporary Music.

Hyla, Lee. In Double Light, bcl, vla, african drums, pf. 1983, Carl Fischer.


I

* Iliev, Ilija. Fuga, 2cl, bcl, vlc.

Irwin, Pat. Graphic action, cl, bcl, elec perc, synth. 1988, American Music Center.


J

Jacobs, Edward. The Last crescentbird: five songs, Mez, bcl, vla, perc. 1988, American Music Center.

Jarvinen, Arthur. Toys do not Walk and Talk, bcl, trb, vln, cb. 1992, Leisure Planet Music.

Jarvinen, Arthur. Viscous linings, cel, vla, bcl, perc. 1981, Leisure Planet Music. American Music Center.

Jelinek, H. Divertimento, Op. 15/8, e-flat cl, cl, basset hn, bcl. Universal Edition. Buy the music!

Jelinek, H. Zwelftenwerk, e-flat cl, cl, basset hn, bcl. Universal Edition.


K

** Kalgoras, Alexandros. Quartet, fl, bcl, pf, perc. 1992.

* Kapr, Jan. Testimonianza, vln, vlc, bcl, pf. Ed. CHF, Prague.

Karetnikov, N. 4 Pieces, fl, cl, bcl, vln. 1969, Dictionary of Contemporary Music.

Keeling, Andrew. Quatemaries, fl/afl, cl/bcl, vln, vlc. 1990, British Music Collection.

Kitzke, Jerome. The Redness of Blood, bcl/cl, pf, 2perc. 1995, Peermusic Classical.

Koppel, Herman D. Variazoni libre, 2cl, bcl, perc. 1976, SAMFUNDET.

Kulesha, Gary. Political implications, 2 cl, e-flat cl, bcl. 1987, Canadian Music Centre.

* Kupkovic, Ladislav. Shrieks I, fl, bcl, hpd, perc.


L

Lampersberg, G. Quartett, fl, bcl, vla, gtr. Universal Edition.

Laufer, Norbert. Nachtstucke (night pieces), vln, bcl, snare drum, pf. 1999, Dohr. Duration 17'. Catalog/order number: E.D. 99656; ISMN M-2020-0656-6.

Leach, Mary Jane. 4BC, 4bcl. 1984, Ariadne Press. This is a minimal piece that works very carefully with the specific sound phenomena of the bass clarinet - there are only four parts, but there are always at least five lines sounding.

LeFanu, Nicola. Lament, ob/eh, cl/bcl, vla, vlc. 1988, British Music Collection.

Lerstad, Terje. Concertino, mar, fl, cl/bcl, bsn. Norwegian Music Information Centre.

Lerstad, Terje. Rendez-vous, Op. 189B, bcl/cbcl, bsn/dbsn, tbn, pf/synth. 1989/92, Norwegian Music Information Centre.

Levine, Richard F. Picassoesque, fl, bcl, vln, ob. 1989, American Music Center.

Levine, Richard F. Swish, ob, cl, bcl, timp. 1990, American Music Center.

Long, Christopher. One More Breath, ssax, bcl, vlc, perc. 1996, British Music Collection.

López, Octavio. The magic mirror, bcl, perc, vlc, elec. 1996, Editions Musicales Européennes.

Lunden, L. Svart lek, 2fl, bcl, perc. 1957, STIMS, Sweden.

Lybbert, D. Leopardi Canti, S, vla, fl, bcl. 1959, Dictionary of Contemporary Music.


M

** Man, Roderik de. Gramvousa, fl, bcl, pf, tape.

Marti, Valentin. bcl, tbn, vlc, perc. 1996, Swiss Music Information Centre.

Martland, Steve. Big Mac, tsax/bcl, bcl, perc, keyboard. 1987, British Music Collection.

Mazellier, J. Ten Fugues, fl, ob, cl, bcl. Elkan Vogel.

McGuire, Edward. Liberation, fl/pic, cl/bcl, hp/clarsach, vla. 1975, British Music Collection.

Meierhans, Mela. bcl, hn, vlc, elec. 1996/97, Swiss Music Information Centre.

Mejer, Thomas K.J. Recurrence of the Nymphs, ob, asax, bcl, bsn. 1997, Swiss Music Information Centre.

** Melchiore, Alessandro. Fabliaux V, fl, bcl, pf, perc.

Menozzi, Sergio. Résurgences, cl, cl/e-flat cl, basset cl, bcl. 1988, Swiss Music Information Centre.

* Mikula, Zdenko. Mornings, S, fl, bcl, pf. Artia, Prague.

Montague, Stephen. The Mouth of Anger, bcl, pf, perc, tape/elec. 1981, British Music Collection.

Mosko, Stephen L. Schweres Loos, A, pic, bcl, vln. 1989, Leisure Planet Music. American Music Center.

Moss, Piotr. Form II, S, bcl, acc, perc. 1986.


N

Naidoo, Shaun. Minutes from the ages, bcl, hn, hp, 2 vlc. 1990, American Music Center.

Naumann, S. Ruoli, 2cl, bcl, basset hn. 1959, STIMS, Sweden.

Newton, Rodney Stephen. Byzantine Sketches, 3cl, bcl. 1978, British Music Collection.

** Nilsson, Bo. Two Pieces, fl, bcl, pf, perc. Universal Edition.

Norman, Katherine. Memory Places, fl/pic, cl/bcl, vln, vlc. 1990, British Music Collection.


O

O'Leary, Jane. Quartet, cl, bcl, vln, vlc. 1969, British Music Collection. Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland.


P

Palmer, Juliet Kiri. Deep stew, elec vln, bcl, Hammond org, dr kit. 1994, American Music Center. Center for New Zealand Music.

Parfrey, Raymond. Coaster, 3cl, bcl. 1995, Piccolo Press, Winchester. The British Library.

* Parsch, Arnost. Before Spring, bcl, fl, pf, speaker. 1977.

Penherski, Zbigniew. 3 Recitativi, S, bcl, acc, perc. 1963-86, AA, Warsaw.

** Petraskevics, Janis. Misty - the farest point, ob, bcl, tpt, db.

** Piasati, Maurizio. The running quartet, bcl, vln, vla, vlc. 1993.

* Pinos, Alois. Conflicts, fl, bcl, hpd, perc. 1964, Panton.

Poole, Geoffrey. Septembral, bcl, pf, vln, vlc. 1993, British Music Collection.

Presser, William. Nocturne for Clarinet Quartet, 3cl, bcl. Tenuto Publications.

** Puumala, Veli-Matti. Basfortel, bcl, pf, midi, live elec. 1993.


Q

R

Rae, Allan. Autumn Colors, ob, cl, bcl, bsn. Duration 4'15". 1969, Canadian Music Centre.

Raisanen, Tomi. Aulos at the Dionysian Feast (version B), 2 rec, bcl, perc. Duration 11'. Commissioned by Eero Saunamaki, premiered 2005 by Anna Petrini, recorder, Ann-Katrin Seifert, recorder, Ingolfur Vihljalmsson, bass clarinet, Enric Monfort, percussion, Amsterdam. 2005, Finnish Music Information Centre.

Ralston, A. Nocturne Sentimentale, fl, 2cl, bcl. McGinnis & Marx, New York.

Rands, Bernard. Scherzi, cl, bcl, vlc, pno. 1978, Universal Edition. American Music Center.

Reeder, Haydn. Chromatalea, fl/afl, cl/bcl, vln/vla, vlc. 1973, British Music Collection.

** Rehor, Bohuslav. Structures 2, fl, bcl, vib, pf.

Riegger, W. Three Canons, Op.9, fl, ob, bcl, bsn. New Music Edition.

Roe, Helen. Close by the Place, fl/pic/afl, cl/ecl, bcl, vln/vla, vlc. 1978, British Music Collection.

** Ronchetti, Lucia. Tremblement de tendresse, fl, bcl, pf, perc.

* Rövenstrunck, Bernhard. Versos, fl, bcl, pf, perc.

Roy, Myke. SSSnibit, un piano enchaine, S, fl, bcl, pf. Duration 20'. 1981, Canadian Music Centre.

** Ruiter, Wim de. Kwartet, bcl, fl, pf, perc.

Ruiter, Wim de. Off & On, 4bcl. 1976, Donemus.

** Ruiter, Wim de. Sonate, bcl, pf, 2perc. 1987.

Runswick, Daryl. Main-Lineing, cl/ecl, 2cl, bcl. 1991, British Music Collection.


S

Sbordini, Alessandro. Dichte 2, fl, bcl, vln, vlc. ConTempo.

Scarmolin, A. Barcarolle and Petite Humoresque, 2cl, bcl, pf. Ludwig. Buy the music!

Scherber. Quartet, ob, cl, bcl, pf. 1914, Carl Fischer.

Schneider, Urs Peter. Zeitraum, vln, afl, vlc, bcl. 1977, Swiss Music Information Centre.

Scolari, Henry. cl, bcl, cbcl, vib. 1971, Swiss Music Information Centre.

Shchetynsky, Alexander. Arabesque, cl, bcl, vla, vlc. 2000.

** Shimoyama, Hifumi. Four Landscapes, fl, bcl, pf, perc.

Shimoyama, Hifumi. Structure, bcl, vln, tpt, perc. 1961, Editioni Suvini Zerboni.

Simeonov, Blago. Ali and the beeping time, e-flat cl, cl, alto cl, bcl. Duration 10'. 1978, Canadian Music Centre.

* Simon, Ladislav. Antithese, fl, bcl, pf, perc.

* Simon, Ladislav. Dimensioni, fl, bcl, pf, perc.

Singleton, Alvin. Apple, 2cl, e-flat cl, bcl. 1984, European American Music Distributors Corporation.

Smith, Dave. Aragonesca, asax, bcl, vln, vlc. 1987, British Music Collection.

Smith, Dave. Ogives, bcl, elec gtr, 2 perc (vibes, marimba, 3 gongs, 4 cymbals).

* Sodomka, Karel. Seconds of Three Centuries, fl, bcl, pf/hpd, perc.

Sønstevold, Gunnar. Ad. festkommentate, fl, bcl, hp, vln. 1981, Norwegian Music Information Centre.

** Stadelman, Jeff. Rus in Urbe, fl, bcl, pf, perc.

Stark, R. Serenade in E-flat, Op. 55, 2cl, basset hn, bcl. 1922,Clayton F. Summy Pub.

* Stedron, Milos. Agonie, vln, bcl, cel, perc.

* Stedron, Milos. Cantate, fl/pic, bcl, pf, perc.

* Stedron, Milos. Canzona e tripla/Prayer of the Bass Clarinet, 4 or more bcl.

** Stedron, Milos. Free Landino Jazz, bcl, pf, perc, db.

* Stedron, Milos. Four Together, tpt, bcl, cb, pf.

Steiger, Rand. Z Loops, ssax/bcl, 2perc, pf. 1988, Leisure Planet Music.

Stockhausen, Karlheinz. Sirius, S, B, bcl, tpt. 1975-77. 1981, Stockhausen Verlag. The British Library.

** Stravinsky, Igor. Berceuse du Chat, voice, e-flat cl, cl, bcl.

Swift, R. Folk Song Suite, fl, cl, bcl, hn. Kendor.


T

Tashjian, Charmian. Armenechos, alto fl, bcl, vlc, vib. 1974, American Music Center.

Tobel, Hans. Quartet for Clarinets, Op. 20. 2cl, 2cl/bcl. 2010, Alea Publishing.

** Torstensson, Klas. Spans/Spänvidder, bcl, cbcl, 2perc.

Tromp, Henk. Clarinet Quartet, 3cl, bcl. 2011, Alea Publishing.

Turnage, Mark-Anthony. A Deviant Fantasy, 3cl, bcl. 1993, British Music Collection.


U

Uhl, Alfred. Divertimento, 3cl, bcl.


V

+ Veldhuis, Jacob. Insonnia, op.34, S, acc, bcl, perc. 1987, Donemus.

* Vorlová, Sláva. Dimensioni, fl, bcl, pf, perc.

* Vorlová, Sláva. Imanentioni, fl, bcl, pf, perc.

** Vroe, Nicolaus Richter de. Tetra III, bcl, vla, vlc, perc. 1991.

  • Recorded by Harry Sparnaay, Robyn Schulkowsky, Nicolaus Richter de Vroe, Frances-Marie Uitti, Nicolaus Richter de Vroe, WER 6527-2.

W

* Wagner-Régeny, Rudolf. Divertimento, fl, cl, bcl, perc.

Wallen, Errollyn. It All Depends on You, S, cl/bcl, cl/sax, tape, elec. 1989.

Walker, James. Suite, 3cl, bcl. 1984, Studio Music Company, London. The British Library.

Webern, Anton. 3 Spiritual Folk Songs, Op. 17, Voice, vln/vla, cl, bcl. 1924, Universal Edition. Buy the music!

Weinzweig, John. Clarinet Quartet, 3cl, bcl. 1965, Canadian Music Centre.

Werder. Any of this or these Useful?, S, bcl, acc, perc. 1985.

Westerlinck, Wilfried. KAKIMORO BUNKO ( Three haiku's ), declamation, basset hn, bcl, pf. 2002.

Wiemann, Beth. Why we live with animals, S, bcl, perc (2 players). 1993, American Music Center.

Wiggins, C.D. Three Pieces, fl, bcl, perc, cel. 1979, British Music Collection.

Witney, Paul. Zero through Nine, fl, bcl, vln, vlc. 1997.

* Wolf, Jaroslav J. Kolloquio, fl, bcl, pf, perc.

Wolpe, Stefan. From here on farther, vln, cl, bcl, pno. 1993, Southern Music. American Music Center. Buy the music!

Wood, Philip. Elegy, 3cl, bcl. 1995. The British Library.

Woolrich, John. Le Domaine mysterieux, afl/pic, cl/bcl, vln/mandolin, vlc. 1981, British Music Collection.

Wuorinen, C. Bearbeitungen uber das Glogauer Liederbuch, fl/pic, cl/bcl, vln, db. 1961, McGinnis & Marx, New York. Buy the music!


X

Y

Yang, Tsung-Hsien. Once in a Storm, cl/bcl, vln, vlc, pf. British Music Collection.


Z

Zahab, Roger. Gentle haunting, solo vlc, afl, bcl, pf. 1988, American Music Center.

Zakaczek, Roman. Retours, S, bcl, acc, perc. 1986.

* Zámecník, Evzen. Inventioni, fl, bcl, pf, perc.

Zimmerlin, Alfred. Brechungen, bcl, vlc, vlc scordato, pf. 1986, Swiss Music Information Centre.

Zonn, Paul. Divertimento #3, ob, cl, bcl, bsn. Composers Facsimile Edition.

Zonn, Paul. Liberata I, fl/pic, ob/ehn, cl/bcl, pf. Composers Facsimile Edition.

Zonn, Paul. Movement for Clarinet Quartet, 3cl, bcl. 1964, American Composers Alliance.

Zonn, Paul. Two Movements for Clarinet Quartet, 3cl, bcl. 1965, American Composers Alliance.



* Repertoire of Josef Horak
** Repertoire of Harry Sparnaay
+ Repertoire of Henri Bok