Audition information

Position
Contra/third bassoon
Audition date
January 13, 2022
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(Posted on August 8, 2021; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
MozartBassoon Concerto, K. 191
  • Mvt. I: exposition
  • Mvt. II: exposition
First bassoon excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 21–25
  • Mvt. IV: 184–188
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 5253
  • Mvt. V: 7 after 63 to 5 before 65
MozartThe Marriage of Figaro
  • Overture: 101–123
  • Overture: 139–172
  • Overture: 214–220
RavelBoléro
  • 23
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. III, both bassoon parts: 4 after 14 to 16
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. II: 1–A
  • Mvt. II: LM
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 1–4
  • 12 to 3 after 12
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: last 31 bars
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. I: 320–332
  • Mvt. II: 71–74
  • Mvt. III: 37–72
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 1–12
  • Mvt. IV: 1–36
Second bassoon excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II: 8–24
  • Mvt. II: 164–180
  • Mvt. V: 148–161
  • Mvt. V: 356–372
BrahmsViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. II: 1–32
WagnerTannhäuser
  • Overture: 1–16
Contrabassoon excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: 663–671
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: 1–46
  • Mvt. IV: 80–91
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: EF
  • Mvt. IV: C to 4 after C
  • Mvt. IV: D to 4 after E
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt IV: 26
RavelPiano Concerto for the Left Hand
  • 1 to 3 after 1
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt II: 6569
StraussDeath and Transfiguration
  • DF
StraussSalome
  • 151154
Possible sight-reading
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