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Andersen Viana's Fantasieta for solo bass clarinet (2014). Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1120.html For more works by this composer, visit his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheAmadeusprod

Andersen Viana's First New Waltz for bass clarinet and piano (2015). Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1136.html For more works by this composer, visit his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheAmadeusprod

Andersen Viana's Allegro for bass clarinet and piano (2015). Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1145.html For more works by this composer, visit his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheAmadeusprod

Second movement of Wolfgang Gabriel's Sonatina Op.79 for clarinet and bass clarinet. Performers: Virgil Kocher, clarinet; Michael Davenport, bass clarinet. Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1020.html Full recording available from Alea Recording: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/AR007.html

Michael Davenport, bass clarinet, and Kimberly Davenport, piano (Duo Alea) perform Wolfgang Gabriel's 5 Bagatelles, Op. 75 (2003). Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1028.html

Kimberly Davenport, piano, performs the first movement of Wolfgang Gabriel's Piano Sonata, Op. 83 (2003). Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1074.html

Michael Davenport, bass clarinet, and Kimberly Davenport, piano (Duo Alea) perform the final movement of Wolfgang Gabriel's Sonata for bass clarinet and piano (1975). Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1014.html Recording available from Alea Recording: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/AR005.html

Michael Davenport, bass clarinet, performs the second movement of Wolfgang Gabriel's Sonata, Op. 72 (2003). Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1021.html Recording available from Alea Recording: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/AR005.html

Michael Davenport, bass clarinet, and Kimberly Davenport, piano (Duo Alea) perform the first movement of Wolfgang Gabriel's Sonatine, Op. 36 (1977). Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1017.html Recording available from Alea Recording: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/AR005.html

Michael Davenport, bass clarinet, and Kimberly Davenport, piano (Duo Alea) perform Vaclav Kucera's "Metathesis" for bass clarinet and piano (1998). Vaclav Kucera, born in Prague in 1929, is a composer of international stature. After studies in Prague and Moscow, Kucera served several important roles with Czech Radio, the Union of Czech Composers, and the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. In 1975 he was appointed to the chair of composition at the Prague Academy of Musical Arts. Kucera has made significant contributions to the bass clarinet repertoire, largely through his collaborations with the great Czech bass clarinet & piano duo, Due Boemi di Praga. For them he wrote Duodramma (1967), Invariant (1969), Tabu (1971) and Prague Ritornelles (1986). Metathesis (1998) was dedicated to Michael Davenport. Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1031.html Recording available from Alea Recording: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/AR002.html

Michael Davenport, bass clarinet, and Kimberly Davenport, piano (Duo Alea) perform Ivana Loudova's "Air" for bass clarinet and piano (1972). Loudova (b. 1941) is an important Czech composer of her generation. She began her musical studies in Prague at the Conservatory and at the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, and later studied in Paris with Olivier Messiaen and Andre Jolivet. Her prolific output includes much vocal music, as well as orchestral and chamber works. She currently teachers composition at the Academic of Music and Dramatic Arts in Prague. This work was dedicated to and premiered by Due Boemi, the Czech bass clarinet/piano duo of Josef Horak and Emma Kovarnova. Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1072.html Recording available from Alea Recording: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/AR002.html

Michael Davenport, bass clarinet, and Kimberly Davenport, piano (Duo Alea) perform their own transcription of two Rachmaninoff songs for bass clarinet and piano: "Before the Image", Op. 21 No. 10 (1902) - 0:03 "As fair as day in blaze of noon", Op. 14 No. 9 (1894) - 3:46 Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1003.html Recording available from Alea Recording: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/AR005.html

Wolfgang Gabriel (1930-): 6 Elegies Op.82 (2003) for bass clarinet and piano Three of the six Elegies are included in this video: I. Molto moderato - 0:03 III. Allegro moderato, agitato - 1:43 VI. Andante - 3:23 Dedicated to and performed by Michael Davenport, bass clarinet, and Kimberly Davenport, piano (Duo Alea). Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1041.html Recording available from Alea Recording: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/AR007.html

Michael Davenport, bass clarinet, and Kimberly Davenport, piano (Duo Alea) perform their own transcription of Dvorak's Klid ("Silent Woods"), Op. 68 No. 5, for bass clarinet and piano. Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1034.html Recording available from Alea Recording: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/AR007.html

Michael Davenport, bass clarinet, and Kimberly Davenport, piano (Duo Alea) perform their own transcription of Rachmaninoff's Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14, for bass clarinet and piano. Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1003.html Recording available from Alea Recording: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/AR004.html

Michael Davenport, bass clarinet, and Kimberly Davenport, piano (Duo Alea) perform their own transcription of Carl Nielsen's 'Canto Serioso' for bass clarinet and piano. Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1002.html Recording available from Alea Recording: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/AR004.html

Michael Davenport, bass clarinet, and Kimberly Davenport, piano (Duo Alea) perform their own transcription of Franz Schubert's 'The Bee' for bass clarinet and piano. Sheet music available from Alea Publishing: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/ALEA1007.html Recording available from Alea Recording: http://www.bassclarinet.org/alea/AR004.html

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