Creative Vision for the Track: I wanted to take a beloved christmas song and turn it into a fun arrangement for 3 clarinets. With only 3 clarinets it was a challenge trying to make it sound full, especially with a song where you can experiment a lot with harmony. In order to make it sound fuller I chose to make it more interesting rhythmically so the focus is more on counterpoint rather than vertical harmony.
I currently play clarinet with the Navy Band Southwest in San Diego, CA. Because of COVID, our Christmas concert will be recorded. I will be recording this song with 2 other clarinetists in the band so if you have any feedback to give that would be greatly appreciated!
Composition Details (Tempo, Key, Main Chords etc): Title: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen arranged for 2 clarinets and Bass Clarinet. Quarter note= 200. Swing style. In the key of Cmin.
Main Instruments used: Clarinet, Bass Clarinet