Morning Glories: The clarinet takes center stage

May 13, 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Every weekday morning at 10 a.m., the hosts at Classical MPR play a stand-out work based on the theme for the week. We call them Morning Glories.

This week on Morning Glories we're featuring five works in which the clarinet takes center stage - and we'll observe a noteworthy centennial.


Carl Maria von Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 1


Aaron Copland: Clarinet Concerto


Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Sonata No. 2


Igor Stravinsky: Ebony Concerto

Today is the 100th birthday of jazz great Woody Herman, who commissioned this work from Stravinsky.


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Concerto

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