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Beginning Clarinet Songbook
Lesson 13, Song 1

Klara Nett's Night Song

Klara Nett's Night Song

Klara Nett loves practicing. She especially likes practicing right before going to bed. In this picture she is outside on a beautiful moonlit night playing a melody before going to sleep.

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Sound: This piece has a range of low G to E. You can find the fingerings here. The piece is marked mezzo piano so play it medium soft. Check your key signature and watch out for natural signs to play the correct notes.

Clarinet Fingering Chart

Rhythm: Your time signature is four-four time, which means that there are four beats in a measure and the quarter note is equal to one beat. Playing along with Talking MetronomeBot in quadruple meter will help you maintain a steady tempo.
The note values in this piece consist of eighth notes, quarter notes, and quarter rests. Be sure to play all quarter notes full value, especially the ones that are followed by rests. For example, in measure 1, cut off the E right at the beginning of beat 4.

MetronomeBot Talking Metronome in Four

Melody: This piece consists of 4, four-measure phrases. Each section of notes between the rests should be slurred.

Harmony: This song is in the key of C major. There are no sharps or flats in the key signature but there are several accidentals. Be sure to play B flat and B natural where it is marked. Remember that the accidentals are only good for the measure in which they occur.

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