Clarinet Concerto No. 1

Malcolm Arnold

Clarinet Concerto No. 1

Op. 20

About this work...

Frederick Thurston served for years as principal clarinet of the London Philharmonic Orchestra. The principal trumpet for that orchestra during much of the 1940s was none other than Malcolm Arnold, who therefore knew Thurston's playing well. It was for him that Arnold wrote one of his first orchestral compositions, the... read more