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Starters for Clarinet

Arranged by Gordon Lewin

Approved Exam Music

Recommended for the following exam grade(s):

ABRSM exam syllabus
1, 2, 3, 4

Our Description

A collection of 44 arrangements, folk songs, and original pieces showing the characteristic wide knowledge of Gordon Lewin. Contains a rich mixture of classics and folk songs from all over the world whilst the original pieces use jazz and popular styles.

Difficulty guide: 1-4
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • Anon. A Hundred Pipers
  • Clapisson arr. Gordon Lewin A quel age est-on grande?
  • Gordon Lewin After Hours
  • Weber Air, from Der Freischütz
  • Gungl Amoretten Tanze
  • Beethoven Andante, from ‘Kreutzer’ Sonata, Op.47
  • Ilynsky Berceuse
  • Gordon Lewin Bubble and Squeak
  • Anon. Bunch of Roses
  • Anon. Caramba
  • Trad. Castilian song
  • Gordon Lewin Celebration Dance
  • Weber Dance, from Preciosa
  • Anon. El Trípili
  • Anon. En lo alto de aquella montana & El Cortejo
  • Anon. En passant par la Lorraine
  • Franz Schubert Heidenröslein
  • Anon. Hope the Hermit
  • Anon. Hot Cross Buns
  • Anon. I had a little dove
  • Anon. Johnny has gone for a soldier (American Revolution song)
  • Anon. La Biondina
  • Anon. Lady Owen’s Delight
  • Gluck March, from ‘Alceste’
  • Anon. Maria Catlina
  • Donizetti Melody, from ‘Lucrezia Borgia’
  • Georges Bizet arr. Gordon Lewin Micaela’s aria, from ‘Carmen’
  • Gordon Lewin Paws for Thought
  • Gordon Lewin Pierrot Show
  • Anon. Portrait charmant
  • Gordon Lewin Puffing Billy
  • Anon. arr. Gordon Lewin Siesta (Central American dance)
  • Anon. Sly Patrick
  • Gordon Lewin Sweet Sorrow
  • Anon. The Groves of Blarney
  • Anon. The Lark in the Clear Air
  • Anon. The Plaintive Nigun
  • Anon. Tiviot Bridge
  • Gordon Lewin Tobago Sunset
  • Anon. Uskudar
  • Offenbach ‘O mon cher amant’, from La Périchole
  • Robert Smith ‘Row weel, my boatie, row weel’
  • Ivanovici ‘Waves of the Danube’ Waltz No.1
  • Strauss ‘Wiener Blut’ Waltz No.1

Solo Clarinet Album

Item Details

Category: Unaccompanied Clarinet Albums
Publisher: ABRSM Publishing
Publisher's reference: 9781854726049
Our Stock Code: 945882
Media Type: Paperback (24 pages [score])