The Highland Light Solo for Clarinet and Piano
The Highland Light is a solo for Bb Clarinet and Piano from the collection Scenes from the Cape. This collection is dedicated to my brother, Jerry Nelson, who was a musician and puppeteer with the Muppets.
This MRNS Music Digital Download will include the advanced and intermediate Clarinet and Piano parts, a brief description of the solo, an MP3 accompaniment file, and SmartMusic files.
Audio recordings are available on the MRNS Music Channel on YouTube.
Description: The Highland Light, located in North Truro, is the oldest and tallest lighthouse on Cape Cod. It is still active today. This solo is meant to be like a jig, and though it is written in alternating 5/8 and 6/8 time signatures (with one 3/8 bar thrown in) the rhythms are easy to feel for the students.
Dr. Andrea Harrell served as a consultant on the clarinet solos in this collection.