Compulsory Works

The 30th Japan Woodwind Competition (Clarinet)

1st Round

Perform one work from pieces listed below.

(1)G.Donizetti:Studio Primo per Clarinetto

(2)I.Stravinsky:3pieces pour clarinette seule

(3)Bela Kovacs:Hommage a Manuel de Falla

(4)Jorg Widmann:FANTASIE

2nd Round

Perform the music by memory.

W.A.Mozart : Klarinettenkonzert Adur K.622
(all moments)

Final Round

Perform one work each from category A and category B.
Total performance time, without intermission between two selected works, must be within 35 minutes.
Musics in category A must be performed in full length (piano part may be cut)
The music in category B can be cut in order to fit in the performance time.

Category A

①C.M.v.Weber:Clarinet Concerto No.1 f-moll Op.73
②C.M.v.Weber:Clarinet Concerto No.2 Es-dur Op.74
③Jean Francaix:Clarinet Concerto
④Carl Nielsen:Clarinet Concerto Op.57
⑤Aaron Copland:Concerto for Clarinet

Category B

Perform one unaccompanied clarinet solo music composed in or later than 1970. The music must be published and must different from the selection for the 1st round.


1. The edition or publisher of each work should be chosen by the competitor.
2. Choice of pieces for all rounds must be reported in the registration form. The choice can’t be modified after your registration is submitted.
3. Performances except for those in final round could be terminated by jury, however, it does not affect to performer’s score.