Audition information

Position
Contrabassoon and bassoon
Application deadline
September 5, 2014
Audition date
November 15–17, 2014
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(Posted on June 9, 2014; last updated almost 5 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
MozartBassoon Concerto, K. 191
  • Mvt. I: exposition
  • Mvt. II: exposition
Bassoon orchestral excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II, bassoon 3 part: 165–181
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV, bassoon 4: 15 before 51 to 53
  • Mvt. V, bassoon 4: 8 after 63 to 4 after 64
BrahmsViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. II, bassoon 2: 1–32
MozartThe Marriage of Figaro
  • Overture, bassoon 1: 139–171
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II, bassoon 1: 274–end
Contrabassoon orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: 398–427
  • Mvt. IV: 445–464
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: EF
  • Mvt. IV: D to 4 after E
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. IV: 223–247
GlièreSymphony No. 3, “Ilya Muromets”
  • Mvt. II: 3 after 1 to 4
  • Mvt. II: 2 before 71 to 2 after 74
MahlerDas Lied von der Erde
  • Mvt VI: 3 after 6 to 2 before 7
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt IV: 25
RavelPiano Concerto for the Left Hand
  • 2 to 2 after 1
SchoenbergChamber Symphony No. 1, Op. 9
  • 1114
  • 1 before 29 to 30
  • 9699
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt II: 6569
ShostakovichSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. I: 29 to 2 after 35
StraussSalome
  • 6 after 151 to 2 after 153
Possible sight-reading
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