SKU: CC329

Academic Festival Overture by Johannes Brahms, arranged for Clarinet Choir by Hendrik Jan Lindhout. Brahms composed the Academic Festival Overture (Op. 80) as part of a pair of contrasting concert overtures, the other being the Tragic Overture (Op. 81). Brahms composed the overture during the summer of 1880 and conducted the premiere at the University of Breslau on January 4, 1881.


  • E-Flat Clarinet
  • 4 B-Flat Clarinets
  • Alto Clarinet/Basset Horn/Clarinet 5
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Contrabass Clarinet/Contralto Clarinet/String Bass

Optional Percussion:

  • Timpani