Music Arrangements

Over the years Emma Johnson has made numerous arrangements and transcriptions for the clarinet, many of which can be heard on recordings such as Voyage, Clarinet Goes to Town, Encores 1, Encores 2. Her arrangements encompass a wide variety of musical styles and some have been published in the following books:

First Repertoire for Clarinet
Concert Repertoire for Clarinet
Encore!
The Emma Johnson Collection

First Repertoire for Clarinet with Piano
edited, selected & arranged by Paul Harris & Emma Johnson

firstrepertoire-clarinetFirst Repertoire for Clarinet is a collection of sixteen imaginative and idiomatic arrangements and original pieces, all carefully selected and written for the Grade 1-4 player.
From Bruch to Britten, Telemann to Alkan, including such classics from the shows and television as Cole Porter’s Night and Day and Barrington Pheloung’s theme from Inspector Morse as well as Emma Johnson’s own composition, Georgie, there is something here for every occasion!

Concert Repertoire for Clarinet with Piano
edited, selected & arranged by Paul Harris & Emma Johnson

EJ-concertrep-clarinet Concert Repertoire for Clarinet is a collection of arrangements and original pieces, all carefully selected and written for the Grade 4-7 player. From George Gershwin’s jazz classic I got rhythm and Alec Templeton’s Bach goes to townto Arnold, Reger, Puccini, Mozart and Penderecki, the pieces are guaranteed to give variety to your playing – and to be a real hit on the concert platform.

Encore!
Eight show pieces for clarinet & piano

EJ-encorebookRuhe Sanft (from Zaide)
Flight of the Bumble Bee
Sicilienne
Syncopation
Sometimes I feel like a Motherless Child
Variations on a Hungarian Folk Tune (solo)
La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin
In Rhythm (from Pocket-sized Sonata no.1)

All these pieces are available on Emma’s albums Encores and Encores 2

The Emma Johnson Collection

EJ-collection-booksAfter many requests for the arrangements on Emma’s Voyage and Mozart Album releases, this new book contains many of the most frequently requested arrangements.
Paganini Caprice
Morricone Cinema Paradiso
Mozart Voi Che Sapete
Einaudi Passaggio
John Barry Returning Home
Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Verdi The Force of Destiny
Traditional Scarborough Fair
Mozart Papageno’s Aria