Michael DRapkin

Compositions/ Transcriptions/arrangements


Updated October 11, 2008

 

Two Clarinets and Bass Clarinet (or Bassoon) (transcriptions)

Alford: Army of the Nile March

Alford: Colonel Bogey March

Bach: Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring

Bagley: National Emblem March

Balakirev: Volga Boatmen

Barber: Adagio for Strings

Berlioz: March to the Gallows from Symphonie Fantastique

Chopin: Military Polonaise

Dinicu: Tempest Hora

Disney:  Mickey Mouse

Doors: Light My Fire

Dowland: All People that on Earth do Dwell

Dowland: Come Again

Dowland: Come Heavy Sleep

Dowland: Come When I Call

Dowland: Dr. Case's Pavane

Dowland: Fantasia

Dowland: Farewell

Dowland: Farewell Unkind

Dowland: Fine Knacks for Ladies

Dowland: Flowe My Tears

Dowland: Kemp's Jig

Dowland: Lady Hundson's Alman

Dowland: Sir John Souch's Galliarde

Dowland: The Frog Galliard

Drapkin: The Yellow Rose of Mozart

Duble: Bravura

Fillmore: Lassus Bass Clarinet

Fucik: Entry of the Gladiators (march)

Gounod: The King of Thule

Grafulla: Washington Greys (march)

Holst: First Suite in Eb for Military Band

1.        Chaconne

2.        Intermezzo

3.        March

Khatchaturian: Sabre Dance

K.L. King: Barnum & Bailey’s Favorite (march)

Kodaly: Hary Janos Suite – Intermezzo

Mendelssohn: Italian Symphony Slow Movement

Mendelssohn: Wedding March

Mozart: Divertimento Number 1 (rearranged for two clarinets and bass clarinet)

1.        Allegro

2.        Minuet

3.        Adagio

4.        Minuet

5.        Rondo

Mozart: Divertimento Number 2 (rearranged for two clarinets and bass clarinet)

1.        Allegro

2.        Minuet

3.        Larghetto

4.        Minuet

5.        Rondo

Mozart: Divertimento Number 3 (rearranged for two clarinets and bass clarinet)

1.        Allegro

2.        Minuet

3.        Adagio

4.        Minuet

5.        Rondo

Mozart: Divertimento Number 4 (rearranged for two clarinets and bass clarinet)

1.        Allegro

2.        Minuet

3.        Larghetto

4.        Minuet

5.        Rondo

Mozart: Divertimento Number 5 (rearranged for two clarinets and bass clarinet)

1.        Adagio

2.        Minuet

3.        Polonaise

4.        Romanze

Mozart: Divertimento Number 6 (rearranged for two clarinets and bass clarinet)

1.        Rondo - Allegro

2.        Andante

3.        Allegro

4.        Andante

5.        Andante

Mozart: Overture to The Abduction from the Seraglio

Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute

Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro

Nakagawa: Divertimento Number 3 (adapted for two clarinets and bass clarinet)

Nakagawa: Good Night Sweet Sebastian (adapted for two clarinets and bass clarinet)

Nakagawa: Oh My Favorite! (adapted for two clarinets and bass clarinet)

Pachelbel: Canon

Puccini: Nessun Dorma

Ravel: Piece en forme de Habanera

Rossini: Barber of Seville Overture

Rossini: Largo al Factotum

Schubert: Octet in F – Allegro Vivace

Sousa: El Capitan (march)

Sousa: The Fairest of the Fair

Sousa: King Cotton (march)

Johann Strauss: Die Fledermaus

1.        Overture

2.        Chacun a son gout

3.        Bruderlein

4.        Die Majestat ist amerkannt

Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel (entire tone poem)

Vaughan Williams: Folk Song Suite

1.        March – Seventeen Come Sunday

2.        Intermezzo – My Bonnie Boy

3.        March – Folk Songs from Somerset

Verdi: Opera Trios (published by Roncorp)

1.        La Traviata: Parigi, o cara

2.        La Traviata: Un di felice, eterea

3.        Rigolette: La donna e mobile

Verdi: Scena e Romanza from La Forza Del Destino

J.F. Wagner: Under the Double Eagle (march)

Wagner: Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin

Wagner: Magic Fire Music

 

Clarinet Solo

Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor

Drapkin: Elegy to the Memory of Lauren Hoffman

Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream

1.        Nocture

2.        March

 

Bass Clarinet Solo

The Rite of Spring for Solo Bass Clarinet (in progress)

 

Clarinet Solo with Concert Band

Dinicu: Tempest Hora (Arranged with Ron Combes)

Gershwin: Walking the Dog

Tarras: Dovid’l Bazetst Di Kallah (doina and chosid’l) (Arranged with Ron Combes)

 

Clarinet and Piano

Dinicu: Tempest Hora (Published by Roncorp)

Gershwin: Walking the Dog

Rozhinkes Mit Mandlen (Traditional)

Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso (Published by Roncorp)

Webber: Music of the Night

 

Clarinet and String Quartet

Led Zeppelin: In The Light

The Band: The Last Waltz

Mozart: Quintet No. 2 in A, K. 622 (from the Clarinet Concerto A)

1.        Allegro

2.        Adagio

3.        Rondo: Allegro

 

Weber: Quintet No. 2 in Eb, Op. 74 (from the Clarinet Concerto No. 2 in Eb)

1.        Allegro

2.        Romanze (Andante)

3.        Alla Polacca

Clarinet and Violin

Ravel: Piece en Forme de Habanera

 

Woodwind Quintet

The Beatles: Eleanor Rigby

Beethoven: Seventh Symphony, 2nd Movement

Drapkin: Dowland Suite for Woodwind Quintet

1.        Fine Knacks for Ladies

2.        Sir John Souchs Galliarde

3.        Lady Hundsons Alman

4.        Flowe My Tears

5.        Farewell Unkind

6.        Come When I Call

7.        Fantasia

Led Zeppelin: In the Light

Ravel: Piece en forme de Habanera

Ticheli: Blue Shades

 

Four Clarinets and Bass Clarinet

Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben Prelude

Clarinet Choir

Drapkin: Dowland Suite for Woodwind Quintet

1.        Fine Knacks for Ladies

2.        Sir John Souchs Galliarde

3.        Lady Hundsons Alman

4.        Flowe My Tears

5.        Farewell Unkind

6.        Come When I Call

7.        Fantasia

Flute Solo

Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor

 

Violin and Piano

The Doors: Light My Fire

Concert Band

Drapkin: Dowland Suite for Band

1.        Fine Knacks for Ladies

2.        Sir John Souchs Galliarde

3.        Lady Hundsons Alman

4.        Flowe My Tears

5.        Farewell Unkind

6.        Come When I Call

7.        Fantasia

Drapkin: Hurray for IDT March

Drapkin: Suite of Old Yiddish Melodies  [premier performance 3/6/05 by the Wind Ensemble at the North Carolina School of the Arts, Dr. James Kalyn conducting. (Published by Northeastern Music Publications)

Gershwin: Walking the Dog for Clarinet Solo and Concert Band

Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Introduction

 

Drum and Bugle Corps

Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Introduction (also scored for brass band)

Lead Sheets

Miserlou (Traditional)

Rozhinkes Mit Mandlen (Traditional)

Orchestral Excerpt Books

Symphonic Repertoire for the Bass Clarinet, Volume One (published by Roncorp)

Symphonic Repertoire for the Bass Clarinet, Volume Two (published by Roncorp)

Symphonic Repertoire for the Bass Clarinet, Volume Three (published by Roncorp)

Transposed Parts for the Bass Clarinet, Volume Four (expected publication in 2009)