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Grade by Grade Clarinet, Grade 2
Includes CD

Arranged by Janet Way
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Approved Exam Music

Recommended for the following exam grade(s):

ABRSM ABRSM Bb Clarinet (2018 to 2021)
Grades: 2
ABRSM ABRSM Bb Clarinet (2022 to 2025)
Grades: 2
Trinity College London Trinity College London Bb Clarinet (2017 to 2022)
Grades: 2

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 2 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: 2
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • Hywel Davies                           Song
  • Demnitz                                  Study No.16
  • Prokofieff                                Troika
  • Norton                                    With Grace
  • Warlock                                   Basse-Dance
  • Traditional Scottish                 The Night Visiting Song
  • Carol Barratt                            Jalapeno
  • Traditional Americal                Shaker Melody
  • Frederic Berr                           Andante
  • Traditional                              By The Waters of Babylon
  • Helen Jane Long                      Spooked
  • Janacek                                   Two Moravian Folk Songs
  • Lefevre                                    Study No.3
  • Paul Harris                              Dancing Bears
  • Ian Green                                Icicles
  • Janet Way                                Creative Reflection
  • Traditional Kenyan                  Sisi Watoto tu Wakenya
  • Anthony Marks                        Over the Moon
  • Traditional English                  When the Boat Comes In

Item Details


  • Part 1: Bb Clarinet
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Clarinet Albums with Backing Tracks
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Publisher's reference: BH 12479
Part of the Grade by Grade for Clarinet series
Our Stock Code: 1349078
Media Type: Paperback (48 pages [score]); includes accompaniment CD