Auditions Guaranda International Music Festival 2020

 

All instruments must include 2 things:

  1. 4 minutes of an important piece for your instrument, which shows musicality and technique. Except for percussion.

  2. Orchestral passages.

 

Fiddle

  • R. STRAUSS: Don Juan, op. 20 (m. 1 to 14 after C)

  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (3rd Mvt. 99 - 114)

 

Viola

  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (2nd Mvt. M. 1 to C)

  • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Scherzo, first page)

 

Cello

  • R. STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben, op. 40 (m. 1 to 5 after test 2)

  • Brahms: Symphony No. 2 (2nd Mvt. M. 1 to A)

 

Double bass

  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (3rd Mvt. M. 1 to 5 after A & Trio until 23 after B)

  • WA Mozart: Symphony No. 40, mvt. I, from bar 114-138 and bar 191-220

 

Flute

  • Debussy: Prélude à l'apres-midi d'un faune (principle & 2-3)

  • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Scherzo)

 

Oboe

  • Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin (Prélude & Menuet)

  • Rossini: Overture to La Scala di Seta (m. 1 to essay 3)

 

Clarinet

  • BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8, op. 93 (III mov. Trio, with repetition)

  • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Scherzo)

 

Bassoon

  • Mozart: Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro (ms. 139 - 171)

  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade (2nd Mvt., M. 5 to A & L to M)

 

French horn

  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 (1st Mvt., 17-21)

  • Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel (m. 1 to 1)

 

Trumpet

  • Mahler: Symphony No. 5 (1st Mvt. M. 1 to 6 after 1)

  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 (1st Mvt., 27-29)

 

Trombone

  • Berlioz: Hungarian March (Rakoczy) (6 before 4 through 5 [2nd trb.])

  • Ravel: Boléro (10 to 11)

 

Bass Trombone

  • Haydn: The Creation (No. 26, m. 1 to C)

  • Schumann: Symphony, No. 3, IV mvt. m. 1-23

Euphonium

  • Glinka arr. by Henning, Russlan and Ludmilla overture m.1 to 16 after # 1.

  • Grainger, Colonial Song m. 21-45

 

T uba

  • Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5, I mvt. m. 27-51

  • Berlioz: Hungarian March (Rakoczy) (4 to 5)

 

Percussion

Marimba

  • Pick a piece that shows musicality and technique. Not more than 4 minutes

 

Timpani

  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (I Mvt. M.1 to A & 18 before S to the end)

 

Drum

  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Spanish Capriccio (IV Mvt. M.1 to M)

 

Dishes

  • Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet

 

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