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Grade by Grade - Grade 4 (Clarinet) Includes accompaniment CD

Edited by Janet Way


From the Publisher

The Grade By Grade series draws on the rich and varied Boosey & Hawkes catalogue of classical, contemporary and educational repertoire, highlighting composers including Serge Prokofieff, Dmitri Shostakovich, Karl Jenkins, Carol Barratt and Christopher Norton, alongside arrangements of traditional music from around the world by Peter Wastall, Vera Gray and others.Carefully selected by Janet Way, this practical anthology provides the complete repertoire resource for the aspiring Grade 4 clarinettist and creates the perfect package for teaching, exam preparation and performance.Each volume contains: * 19 pieces & short studies, each complemented by a useful practice and performance tip * grade-appropriate scales and arpeggios linked to the repertoire through bespoke text and exercises * brand new sight-reading activities * newly-commissioned aural awareness tasks * a piano accompaniment booklet Packaged with a CD of full performance demonstrations, piano backing tracks, and grade-appropriate aural awareness resources.Janet Way is an experienced performer and teacher. She is a tutor for the LRAM woodwind teaching course at the Royal Academy of Music, and has worked as a mentor and diploma examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. She is founder and director of the internationally-acclaimed Oxford Flute Summer School.
Difficulty guide: 4
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • Lovely Maiden (Traditional Iraqi Tune)
  • Mumbo-Jumbo (Firth)
  • Tonight from 'West Side Story' (Bernstein)
  • Seguidilla from 'Carmen' (Bizet)
  • Lotus Talk (Evans)
  • Ska-Face (Pogson)
  • Hurdy-Gurdy from 'Dances of the Dolls' (Shostakovich)
  • Fantasia (Telemann)
  • Trumpet Hornpipe (Traditional English Tune)
  • Trio from 'Quintet for Clarinet & Strings, K. 581' (Mozart)
  • Headstand Hornpipe (Link)
  • Stick Together (Norton)
  • Prelude from 'Four Short Pieces' (Ferguson)

Also features sections on Aural Awareness, Music Theory, Scales, Sight-Reading

Item Details


  • Part 1: Bb Clarinet
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Clarinet Albums with Backing Tracks
Publisher: Boosey and Hawkes
Publisher's reference: BH12878
Part of the Grade by Grade for Clarinet series
Our Stock Code: 1366785
Media Type: Paperback (56 pages [score]); includes accompaniment CD