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Grade by Grade Clarinet, Grade 1
Includes CD

Arranged by Janet Way
Edited by Janet Way
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Approved Exam Music

Recommended for the following exam grade(s):

ABRSM exam syllabus

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 1 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.

Difficulty guide: 1
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • German Dance (Schubert)
  • Cantilena (Jenkins)
  • Upstairs, Downstairs (Marks)
  • Promenade (Harris)
  • Crumbs (Norton)
  • Scherzando from 'For children' (Bartok)
  • How Graceful (Norton)
  • Scarborough Fair (Traditional English)
  • Peruvian Dance tune (Traditional Peruvian)
  • Study in F (Demnitz)
  • Mama Paquita (Traditional Brazilian)
  • Minuet (Purcell)
  • Sunrise from '100 easy studies for piano' (Czerny)
  • Three Easy Studies (Wastall)
  • Creative Reflectiion (Way)
  • Ffigysbren (Traditional Welsh)
  • Fanfare (Chedeville)
  • Three Blind Mice (Traditional English)
  • Frere Jacques (Traditional French)

Item Details


  • Part 1: Bb Clarinet
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Clarinet Albums with Backing Tracks
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Publisher's reference: BH 12478
Part of the Grade by Grade for Clarinet series
Our Stock Code: 1349061
Media Type: Paperback (36 pages [score]); includes accompaniment CD