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Backun Protege B-flat Clarinets Review and Demonstration
In this video, I am testing out the Protege clarinets by Backun. These are great clarinets for anyone who is looking for a great clarinet that won't break the bank. It's ideal for younger students who are ready for a "step up" instrument, school music teachers, and adult amateurs. You can shop + buy a Protege clarinet here: https://www.cleverclarinetist.com/product-page/backun-prot%C3%A9g%C3%A9-clarinet You can also check out my set-up here: https://www.cleverclarinetist.com/dr-larkins-set-up Book lessons and services here: https://www.cleverclarinetist.com/allservices ...and buy that dress here: https://www.cleverclarinetist.com/product-page/clarinets-reeds-long-sleeve-midi-dress
Missouri All State Clarinet Audition Set III - Tutorial
In this video, I'll break down EVERY SINGLE NOTE of the excerpts from Set III of the Missouri All-State Band auditions for clarinet. Get out your sheet music and pencils and write this down! Be sure to visit my channel for a complete performance of this audition repertoire! Here's a shopping guide for all of the products featured in this video: https://cleverclarinetist.com/amazonrecs Free Downloads (including a PDF of this music): https://www.cleverclarinetist.com/downloads
Kansas All State Band Clarinet Audition Weber Concerto No. 2 Performance
In this video, I'm performing the excerpts from the Kansas All-State Band Clarinet Audition, Weber's Concerto No. 2 cycle. Visit my channel for other performances of all-state repertoire for Kansas and Missouri, and other performances! Shop all of my favorite gear here: https://www.cleverclarinetist.com/dr-larkins-set-up
Missouri All State Band Clarinet Audition - Set III Performance
In this video, I am performing the excerpts from Missouri's Set II of All-State Band Audition repertoire. I hope that this performance can help you better understand your all-state audition music! Be sure to visit my channel for a complete tutorial of this audition repertoire! In this video, I am playing on: Selmer Paris Presence B-flat Clarinet Corbin Traditional Barrel D'Addario Evolution Mouthpiece in Marbled Rubber Silverstein HEXA Ligature in Rose Gold D'Addario Reserve Classic 3.5 Reeds Shop these items here: https://www.cleverclarinetist.com/dr-larkins-set-up
Twitch - Nathan Daughtrey, Washburn Univ. Wind Ens., Dr. Larkin Sanders, clarinet soloist
Twitch - Nathan Daughtrey Clarinet Soloist: Dr. Larkin Sanders Conductor: Dr. J. Thomas Seddon IV Please visit the Clever Clarinetist at: https://www.cleverclarinetist.com, for more cool clarinet stuff and information about Dr. Sanders! https://www.washburn.edu May 1, 2022 White Concert Hall at Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas
Francis Poulenc - Sonata for Clarinet Piano (1962) - Larkin Sanders, clarinet & Cathy Altman, Piano
From a recital on 2/3/2022 at 7:30 PM at Washburn University. Sonata for Clarinet in B-flat and Piano (1962) - Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) I. Allegro tristamente II. Élégie - romanza III. Allegro con fuoco While I know that this leaves us with about 75 years of history left to cover, it seemed like the best way to end. Philippe also told me a lesser-known story about Poulenc's Sonata. Poulenc composed the second movement first as an elegie to his dear friend, Arthur Honegger. According to Philippe, Poulenc worked symbiotically with French clarinetist André Boutard and arranged a premier in France before its "official" premier in the US by Benny Goodman. However, Poulenc died before he could hear his work premiered in either country.
Jean Hotteterre - Pieces pur la Musette - Larkin Sanders, clarinet & Cathy Altman, piano
From a recital on 2/3/2022 at 7:30 PM at Washburn University. Pièces pour la Musette Op. 10 - Jean Hotteterre (1677-1720) La Nopce Champêtre ou L’Himen Pastoral I. Prelude: l’Appel pour rassembler la Troupe II. I.ere Marche pour la Nopce Champêtre III. Sarabande l’Himen IV. Marche du Retour V. Les Complimens VI. Overture Le Festin I started this program with a piece for chalumeau by Jean Hotteterre. He was a member of one the founding wind luthier families in Paris, whose offspring eventually married into other famous luthier families like Buffet (developers of the modern clarinet). This Hotteterre (there were lots of them) was also the court mussette (bagpipes) player for Louis XIV.
Louis Cahuzac - Cantiléne - Larkin Sanders, clarinet & Cathy Altman, Piano
From a recital on 2/3/2022 at 7:30 PM at Washburn University. Cantiléne - Louis Cahuzac (1880-1960) Louis Cahuzac's Cantilene is a charming work that sounds like it's straight out of a Rom-Com. During our coffee chat, Philippe told me many stories about Cahuzac and his legacy as a clarinetist, teacher, and composer. I even learned that he has a (formerly unknown) place on my clarinet family tree; that is, he taught some of my teachers' teachers' teachers' etc.
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