Audition information

Position
Principal bassoon
Application deadline
November 30, 2018
Audition date
January 20–22, 2019
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(Posted on July 10, 2018; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
MozartBassoon Concerto, K. 191
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. II
Orchestral parts
BeethovenSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 15–A
  • Mvt. IV: 184–190
  • Mvt. IV: 300–302
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: 116–A
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 25–33
  • Mvt. IV: 47–62
  • Mvt. V: 47–64
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 23–72
  • Mvt. I: H–119
  • Mvt. III: 110–140
  • Mvt. IV: beginning–A
MozartSymphony No. 41, “Jupiter”, K. 551
  • Mvt. I: 62–71
  • Mvt. I: 105–123
  • Mvt. IV: 83–157
RavelBoléro
  • 2 after 2 to 3
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. I: 910
  • Mvt. III: 5 after 14 to 16, both parts
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. II: 1–A
  • Mvt. II: LM
ShostakovichSymphony No. 9, Op. 70
  • Mvt. IV to A in Mvt. V
ShostakovichSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. I: 29 to 1 after 32
  • Mvt. IV: 149 to 1 after 150
  • Mvt. IV: 192194
StraussAlso Sprach Zarathustra
  • 4 before 6 to 7
  • Pickup to 55 to the end
StravinskyPulcinella
  • Tocatta: 1 before 69 to 71
  • Gavotta: 81–end
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 1 to 3 after 3
  • 12 to 4 after 12
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 104–114
  • Mvt. II: 274–end
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 71–D
  • Mvt. II: E–86
  • Mvt. III: 18–72
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 1–12
  • Mvt. IV: 1–36
Possible sight-reading
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