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Free Clarinet Sheet Music

Updated on February 19, 2015

Do you like playing the clarinet?

There are more than a dozen types of clarinets, although the most common one is the Bb clarinet. In fact, there only exists one octo-contrabass clarinet in the world. Here you will find some good places to get sheet music for clarinet. There are sites with free downloads for clarinet sheet music, others where you pay a bit to get exactly what you want. (Most of the notes are prepared for Bb clarinets, unless otherwise indicated.)

The clarinet on the picture is a Buffet E11 Wood Clarinet, made from Grenadilla wood.

Kids love this

Disney Solos for Clarinet / Tenor Saxophone - BK+CD
Disney Solos for Clarinet / Tenor Saxophone - BK+CD

Even quite young children can enjoy playing the clarinet. By providing them with sheet music of songs they know, playing will become more fun.

It's good for children to learn how to play an instrument. Not only can they have a good time, it also helps them develop different skills.

 

The 8 notes.com

Printable clarinet sheet music

This site is easy to use, with a great overview of available music. Choose from different titles, genre or composer. If you only want a few sheets of music, it is available for download straight away. To get a complete set, if there are many sheets to a piece, you need to subscribe to get the complete pdf file.

8notes.com

The Clarinet Institute of Los Angeles

Sheet Music

Choose from over 500 files of clarinet related music! Some are their own arrangements, others contain older music which has been donated and scanned, in this way making it available to the public. There are different categories available, such as Clarinet Quartet, Clarinet Solo, Woodwind Quintet, etc. If you want to have a cd with all the music, it is available for a small contribution.

The Clarinet Institute

Fingering chart

Amsco Clarinet Fingering Chart (Amsco Fingering Charts)
Amsco Clarinet Fingering Chart (Amsco Fingering Charts)

The clarinet has so many keys and holes, sometimes it's not easy to remember where to put your fingers. A fingering chart will make it quick and easy to find out how to play the clarinet.

 

Free Scores

Clarinet Sheet Music Downloads

This site has some music sheets for download or printing. There are also a number of links to places where you can buy music, instruments or accessories.

Free Scores

Clarinet Sheet Music

Piano Sheet Music, too

This site offers clarinet music, as well as music originally written for other instruments and transcribed to clarinet. Print directly or download. There are also arrangements available where you can download the piano accompaniments to play duet with the clarinet.

Clarinet Sheet Music

Clarinet for Beginners

Clarinet For Dummies
Clarinet For Dummies

We all have to start somewhere, and this book is a good place for that. Basic facts and methods will make the playing fun and easy.

 

Musica Viva

Clarinet solo sheet music

This site has music available for ten different kinds of clarinet. Either solo or together with piano or guitar. Like many other websites, the music was originally written for other instruments. Not much was created straight for clarinet in earlier times.

Musica Viva

Dr.Feezell

Here you will find a number of different genres to choose from. Folk-music, hymns, children's music, scales for practicing, and much more. The music is clear and easy to read. There are also links to other sites for buying music.

Dr.Feezell

Clarinet and Piano - Includes a CD

WF85 - 32 Rose Etudes for Clarinet Book
WF85 - 32 Rose Etudes for Clarinet Book

To play together is a wonderful thing. It's almost like starting a band, elevating the music to a completely new level.

 

The International Clarinet Association

This is is "a community of clarinetists and clarinet enthusiasts that supports projects that will benefit clarinet performance; provides opportunities for the exchange of ideas, materials, and information..." They organize a festival each year (ClarinetFest) and have a research library available for anyone who has an interest in clarinets.

International Clarinet Association

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Buying a clarinet

A clarinet does not have to be expensive. If you are a beginner, a simple one is enough. As you learn how to play better, you can always upgrade.

Hisonic Signature Series 2610 Bb Orchestra Clarinet with Case
Hisonic Signature Series 2610 Bb Orchestra Clarinet with Case

With a good quality clarinet it's easier to produce a perfect sound.

 

Listen to the clarinet - Beautiful music

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      WriterJanis2 4 years ago

      I know someone who will love this lens.

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      kabbalah lm 4 years ago

      I wish I could play any instrument

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      CoolFool83 4 years ago

      I used to play the clarinet. Really nice lense.

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      Vikki 4 years ago from US

      I played the clarinet for years. Love it and this is an awesome resource page!

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      johnsja 4 years ago

      Helpful resource for clarinet players.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      nice lens

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I don't play clarinet but enjoyed your presentation here and loved Rhapsody in Blue...humming as I go!

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      pawpaw911 5 years ago

      I never played the clarinet, but I did play in a concert band, and marching band in High School. I played trumpet and baritone, and always thought that it was hard enough trying to master playing with 3 fingers.

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      CruiseReady 5 years ago from East Central Florida

      Remember Aker Bilk? Oh, my! Not even sure I remembered his name correctly, but his 'Stranger on the Shore' was a real favorite of mine.

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      BuddyBink 5 years ago

      I do not play the clarinet but I do enjoy the music. Had to listen to some Benny Goodman half way through your lens and the guy in the video was a pleasure to listen to. Thanks

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      anka05 5 years ago

      Rapsody in Blue is one of my favorites. Thanks for your lens!

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      baby-strollers 5 years ago

      Everobyd needs sheet music! My oldest is into the clarinet, so this could help her, thanks

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      irenemaria 5 years ago from Sweden

      Wow! This is a lens for clarinet lovers indeed! I love this soft talking instrument! 5* for you