Unaccompanied Clarinet

Clarinet Music by Women Composers:
Unaccompanied Clarinet

The following women composed unaccompanied solos and etude books for the clarinet. Composers are alphabetized by last name. Click a composer’s name to read her biography, listen to musical examples of her clarinet compositions, and find purchase or download links for scores and parts.


Last, First Name Title Date
Archer, Violet Soliloquies 1982
Four Short Pieces 1995
Beyer, Johanna Magdalena Suite 1  
Suite 1b  
Brandon, Jenni Chansons de la Nature pour la Clarinette  
Callaway, Ann Contraption: Solo for contrabass clarinet 1991
Erickson, Elaine Eight Trifles 1969
Fromm-Michaels, Ilse Stimmungen eines Fauns 1931
Gotkovsky, Ida Sonata for Clarinet Solo 1984
Heller, Barbara Variations pour Irith 1982
Henderson, Moya Patricia Glassbury Documents  
Larsen, Libby Dancing Solo  
Tailleferre, Germaine Sonata 1957
Tower, Joan Wings  


Last, First Name Title Date
Aubin, Francine 12 Etude Caprices  
Burke, Kelly Clarinet Warm-Ups: Materials for the Contemporary Clarinetist  
Denny-Chambers, Kristen Prep Steps Before You Kroepsch  
Finger Fitness Etudes  
Madden, Helen 20 Crucial Clarinet Studies  
Rueff, Jeanine 15 Etudes  

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