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STRINGS

VIOLIN

A romantic or 20th century concerto or a concert piece
and
Mozart: Concerto K 211, 216, 218 or 219 (1st mvt. with cadenza)

Elgar: from “Enigma-Variations”, Variation 2, 2nd violin (complete)

Variation 2, 1st violin (upper divisi), from 7 till the end

Mendelssohn: from Symphony No. 4, 1st mvt. from beginning to bar 66

1st mvt. from bar 90 to bar 110

4th mvt. from bar 22 to bar 44

Strauss: Don Juan, beginning to bar 62 (1st violin)


 

VIOLA

A piece of your own choice
and
Stamitz or Hoffmeister: concerto, 1st mvt with cadenza

Bruckner: from Symphony No 4, 2nd mvt.

Elgar: from “Enigma-Variations”

Mendelssohn: from Symphony No 4, 1st mvt

2nd mvt

3rd mvt

4th mvt

Mozart: “Le Nozze di Figaro”, Overture

Strauss: Don Juan, beginning to 6 bars after C


CELLO

A piece of your own choice

Brahms: from Symphony No. 2, 2nd mvt.

Debussy: from “La Mer”

Mendelssohn: from Sommernachtstraum, Scherzo, bars 70 to 93, bars 296 to 323

Smetana: from “Die verkaufte Braut”, Ouverture

Strauss: from “Ein Heldenleben”, from Beginning to 4 bars after 2


DOUBLE BASS

Koussevitsky: Concerto, 1st & 2nd mvt.
or
Bottesini: Concerto 1st & 2nd mvt. with cadenza
or
Vanhal: Concerto for Double Bass, 1st mvt. with cadenza

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, 2nd mvt, bars 114 to 123

from 3rd mvt.

Bruckner: Symphony No. 5, 4th mvt, bars 31 to 44

Mozart: from Symphony No. 40 g-Minor, 1st mvt.

 

WOODWINDS

FLUTE

A piece of your own choice

Bach: from “Matthäus-Passion”: “Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterben”

Brahms: from Symphony No 1, 4th mvt.

from Symphony No 4, 4th mvt.

Mendelssohn:  from “Ein Sommernachtstraum”, Scherzo

Mozart: “Die Zauberflöte”, 1st act, No 8, Finale

Prokofjeff: Peter and the wolf

Ravel: “Daphnis & Chloé”, 2nd suite, from bar 176

PICCOLO

Beethoven: Symphony No 9, 4th mvt., Allegro assai vivace, Alla marcia

Rossini: Ouverture to “Semiramis”

Shostakovich: from Symphony No. 9, 2nd mvt.

3rd mvt.

 

OBOE

A piece of your own choice

Beethoven: from Symphony No. 3 2nd mvt.

3rd mvt.

Brahms:  from „Violin Concerto“

Bruckner:  from Symphony No.5, 2nd mvt.

Ravel: „Le tombeau de couperin“, Prelude

Rossini: Ouverture to „La scala di seta“

ENGLISH HORN

Dvoark: from Symphony No 9, 2nd mvt.

Strauss: from „Ein Heldenleben“

 

CLARINET

A piece of your own choice

Beethoven: Symphony No 6, 2nd mvt.

Kodaly:  from “Dances from Galanta”

Mendelssohn:  from “Sommernachtstraum”, Scherzo, Allegro Vivace

Mendelssohn: from Symphony No 3

Prokofieff: Peter and the wolf

HIGH CLARINET

Ravel:  from “Daphnis & Chloé”, Suite No 2

Stravinsky:  from “Le sacre du printemps”

BASS CLARINET

Liszt: from “Dante Sinfonie”, 1st mvt. “Inferno”

Shostakovich:  from Violin Concerto No 1, 2nd mvt.

 

BASSOON

A piece of your own choice

Beethoven: from Symphony No 4, 4th mvt.

from Violin Concerto, 2nd mvt.

Mozart: Ouverture to “Le nozze di Figaro”

Ravel: from “Bolero”

Shostakovich: from Symphony No 9, 4th mvt.

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6, 1st mvt.

DOUBLE BASSOON

Brahms:  Symphony No 1, 1st mvt.

Ravel: from “Ma mere l´oye”, 4th mvt.: “Les entretiens de la belle et de la bête”


BRASS

HORN (HIGH)

Strauss: Concerto No. 1

or

Mozart: Concerto No 4 K 495

Not included in the PDF!

 

The following excerpts:

Beethoven: Symphony No 6, 3rd mvt.

5th mvt.

Symphony No. 7, 1st mvt.

Brahms: Symphony No 2, 1st mvt. (1st AND 3rd horn)

Bruckner: Symphony No 4, 1st mvt.

2nd mvt.

Strauss: Till Eulenspielgel (1st AND 3rd horn)

Ein Heldenleben

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 5, 2nd mvt.

 

HORN (LOW)

Mozart: Concerto No 3 K 447

and

Neuling: Bagatelle

Not included in the PDF!

 

The following excerpts:

Beethoven: Symphony No 7, 1st mvt., 2nd horn

Shostakovich: Symphony No 5, 17 – 21

Strauss: Don Quixote, var VII & VIII (2nd horn)

Ein Heldenleben (2nd AND 5th horn)

Wagner: Götterdämmerung, 2nd act, 2nd  scene, 2nd horn

 

TRUMPET

Haydn: Concerto in E flat

Not included in the PDF!

 

The following excerpts:

Beethoven: Leonore, Overtures No 2 & 3 (Signals)

Händel: from Music for the Royal Fireworks: “La Rejouissance”

Mahler: Symphony No 5, 1st mvt.

Symphony No 6, 1st mvt

4th mvt.

Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra

 

TROMBONE

David: Concerto

Not included in the PDF!

 

The following excerpts:

Brahms: Symphony No 1, 4th mvt.

Mahler: Symphony No 3, 1st mvt. (solo)

Mozart: Requiem, Tuba mirum

Ravel: Boléro

Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra, “Der Genesende”

“Das Tanzlied”

Till Eulenspiegel, 31 and 37

Wagner:  Lohengrin, 3rd act, Prelude

 

BASS TROMBONE

Sachse: Concerto

Not included in the PDF!

 

The following excerpts:

Haydn: The Creation, No. 26

Rossini: Overture to Gulgielmo Tell

Schumann: Symphony No. 3, 4th mvt.

Strauss: Ein Heldenleben

Wagner: Die Walküre, 3rd act, 1st scene: „Ride of the Valkyries“

3rd act, 2nd scene

 

TUBA

Strauss: Horn Concerto op. 11

or

Vaughan Williams: Concert

Not included in the PDF!

 

The following excerpts:

Berlioz: from “Symphonie fantastique” op. 14, 4th mvt.

5th mvt.

Bruckner: from Symphony No 7, 1st mvt.

2nd mvt.

4th mvt.

Mahler:  from Symphony No 1, 3rd mvt. (solo)

Strauss: from “Ein Heldenleben”

Wagner:  “Siegfried”, 2nd act, prelude


 

TIMPANI / PERCUSSION

TIMPANI

Beethoven: Symphony No 9, 1st mvt., coda

Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis, 2nd mvt.

Stravinksy: Le sacre du printemps, Finale (one player)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, 1st mvt.

SNARE DRUM

Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf, 49

Ravel: Bolero

Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade, 3rd mvt., D – J

4th mvt., P – R

Rossini: La gazza ladra, Overture

XYLOPHONE

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess, Introduction

Hindemith: Chamber Music No 1

Stravinksy The Firebird, Ballett, 1st act, 47 – 48 & 127 – 133

GLOCKENSPIEL

Debussy: La Mer, 2nd mvt.

3rd mvt.

Dukas: L´apprentí sorcier


HARPS

Händel: Concerto B-flat Major, 1st and 2nd mvmt

Not included in the PDF!

 

The following excerpts:

Britten: from “The Young Person´s Guide to the Orchestra”, cadenza and fugue

Donizetti: from “Lucia di Lammermoor”, cadenza from 1st act

Strauss: Salomes Dance

Verdi: from “La forza del destino”, ouverture

 

KEYS

will be published later