New Jersey Symphony Orchestra percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Principal timpani percussion
Application deadline
December 8, 2017
Audition date
January 2–4, 2018
Weeks in season
29
Payment
$1,361.26 per week
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(Posted on October 19, 2017; last updated about 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
A solo or etude of the candidate’s choice, to be played on a standard set of no more than four timpani
Orchestral repertoire
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. IV: 42–50
  • Mvt. V: 5–59
  • Mvt. V: 383–412
  • Mvt. V: 550–572
BeethovenSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 1 before A to 79
  • Mvt. III: 124–137
BeethovenSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
  • Mvt. I: 409–end
  • Mvt. IV: 3 before K to the end
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. I: 1–35
  • Mvt. I: 4 before K to 345
  • Mvt. I: 513–end
  • Mvt. II: FH
  • Mvt. IV: 849–end
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: 375–end
BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Variation M
CoplandAppalachian Spring
  • 6567
ElgarEnigma Variations
  • Variation VII, “Troyte”
HindemithSymphonic Metamorphosis
  • Mvt. II
MahlerSymphony No. 7
  • Mvt. V: 223227
  • Mvt. V: 6 before 260 to 4 after 261
  • Mvt. V: 290291
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 1–21
ProkofievPeter and the Wolf
SchumanNew England Triptych
  • Mvt. I: 1–13
  • Mvt. I: 122–152
ShostakovichSymphony No. 1, Op. 10
  • Mvt. IV: 35 to 3 after 36
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. IV
SibeliusFinlandia
  • DI
  • M–end
StraussDer Rosenkavalier Suite
  • Quick waltz: 6 after 62 to the end
  • Burleske: 1–A
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 189–end
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 2 before T to V
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