"Classic Winds" • International Saxophone and Clarinet Competition and Festival

Repertoire

Saxophone

1st Round 

a) Charles Koechlin
    2 Etudes from 15 Etudes

b) One piece from the following list:

  • Darius Milhaud
    Scaramouche
  • Paul Creston
    Sonate
  • Robert Muscynski
    Sonate
  • Fernande Decruck
    Sonate
  • Claude Pascal
    Sonatine
  • Paul Maurice
    Tableaux de Provence
  • Jules Demersseman
    Fantaisie sur un Théme original

Clarinet

1st Round

a) Carl Maria Von Weber
    Concertino Op.26

b) One piece from the following list:

  • Darius Milhaud
    Scaramouche
  • Jean Françaix
    Thema und Variationen
  • Bohuslav Martinu
    Sonatina for clarinet and piano
  • Ernst Chausson 
    Andante and allegro for Clarinet and Piano (1881)
  • Johann Stamitz
    Konzert B-Dur

2nd Round 

a) One piece from the following list:

  • Florent Schmitt
    Légende, Op. 66
  • André Caplet
    Légende
  • Claude Debussy
  • Alfred Desenclos
    Prelude, Cadence et Final
  • Henri Sauget
    Sonatine bucolique

b) Solo piece composed after 1960

c) One Sonata from the following list:

  • Edison Denisov
    Sonate
  • William Albright
    Sonata for alto saxophone and piano
  • Takashi Yoshimatsu
    Fuzzy bird sonata
  • Bernhard Heiden
    Sonata
  • Maurice Karkoff
    Sonatine
  • Piere Sancan
    Lamento et rondo

2nd Round 

a) One piece from the following list:

  • Johannes Brahms
    one of Sonata from Op. 120
  • Robert Schumann
    Fantaiestücke
  • Max Reger
    Sonate from Op.49 or op. 107

b) Solo piece composed after 1960

c) One piece from the following list:

  • Leonard Bernstein
    Sonata for clarinet and piano
  • Claude Debussy
    Première Rhapsodie
  • Witold Lutoslawski 
    Dance Preludes
  • Alban Berg
    Vier Stücke Op.5

Finale

a) One piece from the following list:

  • Alexander Glazunov
    Concerto for alto saxophone and string orchestra Op. 109
  • Villa-Lobos
    Fantasia

b) Alexei Shor
    Verdiana

Finale

a) One piece from the following list:

  • Aaron Copland
    Concerto for Clarinet and string orchestra
  • Carl Philipp Stamitz
    Clarinet Concerto Nr.2 in B-Dur or Nr.4 in B-Dur

b) Alexey Shor 
    Verdiana

The scores of obligatory pieces by Alexey Shor are available to download here.