Audition Repertoire 2018/19

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STRINGS

VIOLIN

  • Mozart: concerto K 211, 216, 218 or 219, 1st mvt. with cadenza
  • A romantic or 20th century concerto (1st mvt., Beethoven is accepted) or a concert piece
  • Excerpts (always 1st violin):
    Mahler: from symphony No 6, 4th mvt. 153 - 157
    Mozart: from symphony No 39, 4th mvt.
    Strauss: Don Juan, beginning to bar 62
    Tchaikovsky: from symphony No 6, 3rd mvt. beginning to bar 32 (upper divisi)

VIOLA

  • Stamitz or Hoffmeister: concerto, 1st mvt. with cadenza
  • A piece of your own choice
  • Excerpts:
    Berlioz: from “Symphonie Fantastique”, 5th mvt. bars 222 – 316
    Mahler: from symphony No 6, 4th mvt. bars 308 – 312; 340 – 354; 364 – 373; 380 – 414 Mozart: from overture to „Don Giovanni“, Allegro molto
    Mendelssohn: from symphony No 5, “Reformation”, 1st mvt. bars 94 – 110; 467 – 477; 485 – 507; 4th mvt. bars 229 – 232
    Tchaikovsky: from symphony No 6, 1st mvt. bars 19 – 23; 32 – 38; 50 – 55; 58 – 66

CELLO

  • A piece of your own choice
  • Excerpts:
    Berlioz: from “Symphonie Fantastique”, 2nd mvt. bars 174 – 191 (upper divisi) and 138 – end of mvt.; 4th mvt. bars 17 – 41; 5th mvt. bars 241 – 259
    Mahler: from Symphony No 6, 4th mvt. 3 bars before 134 – 2 bars after 135
    Mendelssohn: from Symphony No 5, 2nd mvt. bars 94 – 114

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
  • Excerpts:
    Bach: from orchestra suite No 4 BWV 1069, 1st mvt. bars 29 – 46
    Berlioz: from Symphonie Fantastique, 3rd mvt. bars 83 – 106
    Mahler: from symphony No 6, 4th mvt. 3 bars before 112 – 5 bars after 113
    Mendelssohn: from symphony No 5, 1st mvt. bars 42 – 66
    Tchaikovsky: from symphony No 6 3rd mvt. bars 72 – 80

WOODWINDS

FLUTE

  • A piece of your own choice
  • Excerpts:
    Brahms: from symphony No 1, 4th mvt. and symphony No 4, 4th mvt.
    Mendelssohn: from „Ein Sommernachtstraum“, Scherzo
    Mozart: “Die Zauberflöte”, 1st act, No 8, Finale
    Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf
    Ravel: “Daphnis & Chloé”, 2nd suite, from bar 176

PICCOLO (optional)

Beethoven: symphony No 9, 4th mvt., Allegro assai vivace, Alla marcia
Rossini: overture to “Semiramis”
Shostakovich: from symphony No 9, 2nd & 3rd mvt.

OBOE

  • A piece of your own choice
  • Excerpts:
    Brahms: from symphony No 1, 1st & 2nd mvt.
    Dvorak: cello concerto, 2nd oboe, 2nd mvt.
    Mozart: from symphony No 41, “Jupiter”, 1st mvt.
    Ravel: “Le tombeau de Couperin”, Prelude
    Rossini: overture to “La scala di seta”
    Strauss: solo from Don Juan

ENGLISH HORN (optional)

Berlioz: from Symphonie Fantastique, 3rd mvt. bars 1 – 20
Dvorak: from symphony No 9, 2nd mvt.
Strauss: from “Ein Heldenleben”

CLARINET

  • A piece of your own choice
  • Excerpts:
    Beethoven: from symphony No 6, 2nd mvt.
    Berlioz: from Symphonie Fantastique 3rd & 5th mvt.
    Brahms: from symphony No 3, 2nd mvt.
    Kodaly: from “Dances from Galanta”
    Mendelssohn: from „Ein Sommernachtstraum“, Scherzo, Allegro Vivace
    Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf
    Tchaikovsky: from symphony No 6, 1st mvt.

HIGH CLARINET (optional)

Berlioz: from Symphonie Fantastique, 5th mvt.
Ravel: Bolero, 3 to 4
Ravel: from “Daphnis & Chloé”, Suite No 2

BASS CLARINET (optional)

Liszt: from “Dante Sinfonie”, 1st mvt. “Inferno”
Shostakovich: from violin concerto No 1, 2nd mvt.

BASSOON

  • A piece of your own choice
  • Excerpts:
    Beethoven: from symphony No 4, 4th mvt.
    Beethoven: from violin concerto, 2nd mvt.
    Mozart: overture to „Le nozze di Figaro“
    Ravel: Bolero, 2 to 3
    Shostakovich: from symphony No 9, 4th & 5th mvt.
    Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6, 1st & 4th mvt.

DOUBLE BASSOON (optional)

Brahms: from symphony No 1, 1st & 4th 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
  • Excerpts:
    Beethoven: from symphonies No 6, 3rd & 5th mvt. and No 7, 1st mvt.
    Brahms: from symphony No 2, 1st mvt. (1st AND 3rd horn) & 2nd mvt.
    Strauss: from “Till Eulenspiegel” (1st AND 3rd horn) and “Ein Heldenleben”
    Tchaikovsky: from symphony No 5, 2nd mvt.

HORN (low)

  • Mozart: Concerto No 3 K 447
  • Neuling: Bagatelle
  • Excerpts:
    Beethoven: from symphony No 7, 1st mvt.
    Shostakovich: from symphony No 5 (17 to 21)
    Strauss: from “Don Quixote”, var. VII & VIII and “Ein Heldenleben” (2nd AND 5th horn)
    Wagner: from “Götterdämmerung”, 2nd act, 2nd scene

TRUMPET

  • Haydn: Concerto in E flat
  • Excerpts
    Bach: from orchestra suite No 4 BWV 1069, "Réjouissance" (piccolo)
    Beethoven:  overtures to “Leonore” Nos 2 & 3 (Signals)
    Mahler: from symphony No 5, 1st mvt. and symphony No 6, 1st & 4th mvt.
    Strauss: from “Also sprach Zarathustra”

TROMBONE

  • David: Concerto
  • Excerpts:
    Brahms: from symphony No 1, 4th mvt.
    Mahler: from symphony No 3, 1st mvt. (solo)
    Mozart: from Requiem, Tuba mirum
    Ravel: Boléro
    Strauss: from „Also sprach Zarathustra“, “Der Genesende” & “Das Tanzlied” and „Till Eulenspiegel“ (31 and 37)
    Wagner: Lohengrin (Prelude to Act 3)

BASS TROMBONE

  • Sachse: concerto
  • Excerpts:
    Haydn: “The Creation”, No 26
    Rossini: overture to “Guglielmo Tell”
    Schumann: from symphony No 3, 4th mvt.
    Strauss: from “Ein Heldenleben”
    Wagner: “Die Walküre”, 3rd act, 1st scene: »Ride of the Valkyries« & 2nd scene

TUBA

  • Strauss: horn concerto op. 11 or Vaughan Williams: concerto
  • Excerpts:
    Berlioz: from “Symphonie fantastique” op. 14, 4th & 5th mvt.
    Bruckner: from symphony No. 7, 1st, 2nd & 4th mvt.
    Mahler: from symphony No 1, 3rd mvt. (solo)
    Strauss: from „Ein Heldenleben“
    Wagner: “Siegfried”, 2nd act, prelude

PERCUSSION & HARP

PERCUSSION

  • TIMPANI:
    Beethoven: symphony no. 9, 1st mvt., coda
    Hindemith: from “Symphonic metamorphosis”, 2nd mvt.
    Stravinsky: from “Le sacre du printemps”, finale (one player)
    Tchaikovsky: from symphony no.4, 1st mvt.
  • SNARE DRUM
    Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf
    Ravel: Bolero
    Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade, 3rd mvt., D to J & 4th mvt., P to R
    Rossini: overture to “La gazza ladra”
  • XYLOPHONE
    Gershwin: Porgy and Bess (Introduction)
    Hindemith: Chamber Music no.1
    Stravinsky: The Firebird, Ballett, 1st act, 47 to 48 & 127 to 133
  • GLOCKENSPIEL
    Debussy: from “La Mer”, 2nd mvt. & 3rd mvt.
    Dukas: "L'apprentí sorcier"

HARP

  • Spohr: Fantasie c-moll op. 53
  • Excerpts:
    Berlioz: from “Symphonie Fantastique”, 2nd mvt.
    Smetana: from “My homeland”, 1. “Vyšehrad”
    Wagner: from “Tristan & Isolde”, “Liebestod”

PIANO/CELESTA

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