“Salento” A Modern Tarantella for Clarinet Duet and Piano

“Salento” A Modern Tarantella for Clarinet Duet and Piano


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“Salento” is a Modern Tarantella.
Tarantella is a lively dance in 6/8 time featuring quick steps originating in Taranto Italy. The dance was originally a flirtation one where couples danced in a manner to entice courtship, however it is more known as a “dance of hysteria” for when a victim was bitten by a spider (tarantula), it was believed that dancing furiously with tambourines would cure them.
This Tarantella is in ternary form and in  concert G minor and the most complicated note value is a quaver and the highest note is top D I have kept both instrumental parts fairly equal throughout avoiding a “number 1″ and ” number 2″ I have placed it at Intermediate level, but the youtube link has the whole score for you to assess the suitability.
It is ideal as a showpiece, useful for concerts, recitals, contests or simply something a little different to play. It is 2 mins 45 in length and the price is for the score and parts.

Flute, Trumpet and Violin Duets are also available

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