Audition Repertoire 2022

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VIOLIN

A romantic or 20th century concerto or a concert piece 

and

Mozart: Concerto K 211, 216, 218 or 219 (1st mvt. with cadenza)

 

Always 1st violin in the following excerpts:

Brahms: Double Concerto, 1st mvt. bars 197-217

Dvorak: Symphony No. 8, 1st mvt. bar 3 after B to bar 5 after C

2nd mvt. D to bar 8 before E (the solo)

Mozart: Symphony No 39, 4th mvt.

Strauss: Don Juan, beginning to bar 62

Stravinsky: Le sacre du printemps, 33 to 37, lower divisi


 

VIOLA


A piece of your own choice 

and

Stamitz or Hoffmeister: concerto, 1st mvt with cadenza

 

The following excerpts:

Beethoven: from Symphony No 5, 2nd mvt.

Dvorak: from Symphony No 8, 3rd and 4th mvt.

Mendelssohn: from Sommernachtstraum, 1st mvt. Scherzo

Mozart: Zauberflöte, Overture

Strauss: Don Juan, beginning to 6 bars after C


 

CELLO

A piece of your own choice

 

The following excerpts:

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

3rd mvt., bar 1 to bar 18

3rd mvt., bar 141 to bar 177

Bruckner: from Symphony No. 5, 2nd mvt. bar 44 to C

Dvorak: from Symphony No. 8, 1st mvt. from bar 1 to 10 bars before A

1st mvt. from D to E

Mendelssohn: from Sommernachtstraum, Scherzo, bars 115 to 151


 

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

 

The following excerpts:

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

from 3rd mvt.

Bruckner: Symphony No 3, 1st mvt. 1bar before A to 7th after A

Bruckner: Te Deum, Aeterna fac, bars 14 – 22

Mendelssohn: from Sommernachtstraum, Scherzo

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

 

FLUTE

A piece of your own choice

 

The following excerpts:

Brahms: from Symphony No 1, 4th mvt.

from Symphony No 4, 4th mvt.

Dvorak:  from Symphony No 8, 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

 

The following excerpts:

Brahms:  from Symphony No 1, 1st mvt.

2nd mvt.

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

Mozart:  from Symphony No 41 „Jupiter“, 1st 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

 

The following excerpts:

Beethoven: Symphony No 6, 1st mvt.

2nd mvt.

3rd mvt.

Kodaly:  from “Dances from Galanta”

Mendelssohn:  from “Sommernachtstraum”, Scherzo, Allegro Vivace

Prokofieff: Romeo & Juliet, No 2, 14

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.

Stravinsky: from “Le sacre du printemps”


BASSOON

A piece of your own choice

 

The following excerpts:

Beethoven: from Symphony No 4, 4th mvt.

from Violin Concerto, 2nd mvt.

Mozart: Ouverture to “Le nozze di Figaro”

Stravinksy: from “Le sacre du printemps”

Shostakovich: from Symphony No 9, 4th mvt.

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6, 1st mvt.

 

DOUBLE BASSOON

Brahms:  Symphony No 1, 1st mvt.

4th mvt.

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


  

TRUMPET


Haydn: Concerto in E flat

 

The following excerpts:

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

Mahler: Symphony No 5, 1st mvt.

Symphony No 6, 1st mvt

4th mvt.

Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra

 

ON CORNET

Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet, Nos 11,12 & 48


 

HORN (HIGH)

Strauss: Concerto No. 1

or

Mozart: Concerto No 4 K 495

 

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)

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

 

The following excerpts:

Beethoven: Symphony No 7, 1st mvt.

Shostakovich: Symphony No 5, 17 – 21

Strauss: Don Quixote, var VII & VIII

Ein Heldenleben (2nd AND 5th horn)

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


 

TROMBONE

David: Concerto

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

HARP

Spohr: Fantasie c-Moll, op. 53

 

The following excerpts:

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, 2nd mvt.

Smetana: My homeland, 1. „Vyšehrad“

Wagner: Tristan & Isolde, „Liebestod“