Let's tango with Black Velvet

Black Velvet
  • Sunday 16 July
    4.00 – 6.00pm
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luscious velvety music from a luscious velvety quartet

Black Velvet was formed in 2012. The Quartet's repertoire spans several centuries from the Renaissance to the present day. Many of their pieces are arranged especially for Black Velvet by teh late Stave Dumpleton who was a founding member.


Black Velvet (clarinet quartet)


  • Gordon Jacob: Scherzetto
  • A. Piazzolla/G.Muolo: Libertango
  • Scottish Traditional, arr. MDW 2008: Skye Boat Song
  • Anon, transcribed S.Dumpleton: The King’s Morisco
  • Claudin de Sermisy: Tant Que Vivray (So long as I live)
  • Domenico Scarlatti, tran.S.Dumpleton: Sonata K380
  • A. Piazzolla, arr. S.Verhaert: Oblivion
  • Clare Grundman: Caprice for Clarinets
  • George Gershwin, arr. A. Pugh: Walking the Dog (Promenade)
  • Z.Abreu, Tran. M.Mangani: Tico Tico
  • Greek folk song, arr. Thomas Graf: Mirirlou
  • Antonio Vivaldi, tran. A. Fraioli: Sinfonia Al Santo Sepolcro F.XI n.7
  • Johannes Brahms, arr. M.Mazzini/S.Dumpleton: Hungarian Dance No.5
  • S.Prokofiev: Fleetingness Op.22 n.17
  • Gershwin, arr. S. Denwood: Gershwin Melodies
  • A. Piazzolla/A. Troilo: La Misma Pena
  • Clare Grundman: Bagatelle
  • William Byrd, tran. S.Dumpleton: Pavane: The Earle of Salisbury
  • Randy Newman, arr. Eric Abramovitz: You’ve got a friend
  • Engelbert Humperdink: Evening Prayer from Hansel und Gretel
  • Cole Porter, arr. Edward Watson: Anything Goes
  • Henry Mancini, arr. Gareth Brady: Moon River
  • Cecil Mack and James P. Johnson Arr. Jack Gale: Fly me to the moon

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