Tag: Clarinet Music

Buffet R13 version of Jeanjean 1 excerpt

It’s interesting playing the same tricky phrase on these two different instruments. I used the exact same mouthpiece/reed setup. In fact I didn’t move the reed at all, since it’s a Legere and doesn’t need to be wet. Though the…

Jeanjean 1

Ok, here goes the first post of many about the Jeanjean Book of 18. I bought a new copy recently since my old one, which I’ve had since High School, was beat up and marked up. I’ve always loved these…

Jeanjean Project

I plan to learn and perform (and video) all 18 ├ętudes from the book by that name by Paul Jeanjean over the next year. Little is known about Jeanjean. Wikipedia has a tiny “stub” article about him. The most extensive…

Jeanjean Etude 15

I recently performed three Paul Jeanjean (1874-1928) etudes from the book of 18 (actually 17 and a duet). Here is the video of 15. You can see the others on my YouTube channel. I played these on a new Selmer…

Scott Locke CD of 20th Century Music

Clarinetist Scott Locke has released a commendable recorded collection of music for solo clarinet spanning nearly the entire 20th century. The earliest composition on the CD is Stravinsky’s canonical 1918 Three Pieces, which along with Willson Osborn’s well known 1958…