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A clarinet sonata is piece of music in sonata form for clarinet, often with piano accompaniment.
The Clarinet Sonatas by Brahms are of special significance in the development of the clarinet repertoire. Several important transcriptions are also possible, including sonatas by Mozart, Schubert, Reinecke, Copland, and Prokofiev.
- This list is approximately in chronological order.
- Francois Devienne: Clarinet sonata no.1 (1798), Clarinet sonata no.2 (1798)
- Ferdinand Ries: Clarinet Sonata, Op. 29 (1808)
- Felix Mendelssohn: Clarinet Sonata (1824)
- Theodore Gouvy: Clarinet Sonata, Op. 76 (1882)
- Carl Reinecke: "Undine" sonata, Op.167 (1882) originally for flute, also arranged for violin
- Felix Draeseke: Clarinet Sonata (1887), which also can be played by a violin
- Josef Rheinberger: Clarinet Sonata, Op. 105a (1893)
- Johannes Brahms:
- Max Reger:
- Charles Villiers Stanford: Clarinet Sonata, Op. 129 (1912), which can also be played by a viola
- Camille Saint-Saëns: Clarinet Sonata (1921)
- Darius Milhaud: Sonatina for Clarinet (1927)
- John Cage: Sonata for Solo Clarinet (1933)
- Arnold Bax: Clarinet Sonata (1934)
- Antoni Szalowski: Clarinet Sonatina (1936)
- Paul Hindemith: Clarinet Sonata (1939)
- Leonard Bernstein: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (1942)
- Aaron Copland: Sonata for Clarinet (Violin) and Piano (1943)
- York Bowen: Clarinet sonata (1943)
- John Ireland: Fantasy Sonata (1943)
- Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op.94 (1943), originally for flute, also arranged for violin
- Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 128 (1945)
- Nino Rota's Sonata in E major for Clarinet and Piano (1945)
- Mieczys?aw Weinberg: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 28 (1945)
- Herbert Howells: Clarinet Sonata (1946)
- Malcolm Arnold: Clarinet Sonatina (1951)
- Bohuslav Martin?: Clarinet Sonatina, H. 356 (1956)
- Francis Poulenc:
- Carlos Guastavino : Clarinet sonata (1970)
- Vyacheslav Artyomov:
- Jack Cooper: Sonata for Clarinet (1999)
- Peter Klatzow: Sonata (2007)
- Octavio Vazquez: Clarinet Sonata (2009)
- Dieter Lehnhoff: Sonata Urbana for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 30 (2010)
- Hendrik Hofmeyr: Clarinet Sonata (2013)
- Bruno Vlahek: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 42 (2015)
- ^ Sabina Teller Ratner, "Saint-Saëns, Camille: Works", Grove Music Online, ed. L. Macy (accessed 18 December 2006), grovemusic.com (subscription access).
- ^ The Clarinet, International Clarinet Association, William Nichols review, Dec. 2010, Vol. 38, #1
- Burnet C. Tuthill, "Sonatas for Clarinet and Piano: Annotated Listings", Journal of Research in Music Education, Vol. 20, No. 3. (Autumn, 1972), pp. 308-328.