Candy Cane Clarinets composed by Len Orcino. Concert band. Young Band. Rising Band Series for Developing Bands!. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR374). Grade 2. Score and set of parts. Composed 2011. Duration 1 minute, 54 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.024-4046-00).
A great addition to your holiday program, and a perfect way to feature your young clarinets! Certain to please audience and players, "Candy Cane Clarinets" is much more difficult than it sounds, and based mostly on the clarinets low F scale. The stepwise scale passages require adding one finger at a time or taking one off and it works at comfortable or fast tempos. Easy and fun to prepare! Find some licorice candy canes or make some for props.
About Rising Band Series
The Sound Foundations and Rising Band Series are carefully written to provide quality programming correlated to the first four semesters of band instruction. The Rising Band series includes publications at two grade levels identified by color. The GREEN Grade 1.5 Rising Band Series further expands the note, key and rhythmic content continuing the sequence of musical developmental. The MAROON Grade 2 Rising Band Series completes the two-year sequence with quality works for the band that's growing in musical proficiency