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Application repertoire

Concertos and excerpts to be recorded for application to RSPO Orchestra Academy 2022/23.

Flute

Mozart Concerto in G major, mvt I up to bar 149 without cadenza, mvt II up to bar 37 without cadenza
Poulenc Flute Sonata, mvt II, on piccolo

Orchestral Excerpts

Ravel Daphnis et Chloe, Suite No. 2, the big solo up to the d# trill
Prokofiev Symphony No. 1, mvt IV, rehearsal number 63 (flute solo) until end of the mvt
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Scherzo, the staccato solo (bar 338 until the end)

Oboe

Mozart Oboe Concerto, mvt I, bar 1–97 and mvt II, bar 1–50
Both movements with cadenza.

Orchestral Excerpts

Brahms Violin Concerto, mvt II, from beginning to bar 32
Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin, mvt I, from beginning to rehearsal number 5, no repeat

Clarinet

Mozart Clarinet Concerto, mvt I (exposition)

Orchestral Excerpts

Shostakovich Symphony No. 9, mvt III bars 1–50
Beethoven Symphony No. 6, the last solo (bars 474–492) in mvt I

Bassoon

Mozart Bassoon Concerto, mvt I, bar 32–71 and mvt II, bar 6–26

Orchestral Excerpts

Shostakovich Symphony No. 9, beginning of mvt IV until bar 27 of mvt V
Mozart The Marriage of Figaro, overture (version Orchestra Probespiel)

Horn

Mozart Horn Concerto No 4 KV 495, mvt I, until bar 132 and cadenza
or
Strauss Horn Concerto No 1, op. 11, mvt I
or
Neuling Bagatelle

Orchestral Excerpts

(All excerpts can be found on Hornprobespiel.de)

Beethoven Symphony No. 9, mvt III, bar 83–98, horn 4
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5, mvt I, first excerpt, horn 2

Beethoven
Symphony No. 7, mvt I, first and last excerpt, horn 2
or
Strauss Till Eulenspiegel, horn 1 beginning and horn 3 solo until high c

Timpani and Percussion

Haag/Johansson Pukistiana XL for timpani, first page
Lylloff Excerpts from Etude for snare drum
Shostakovich The Bolt Suite, mvt VII “The Appeaser”, bar 1–60, Xylophone

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Violin

Mozart Violin Concerto No 3, 4 or 5, mvt I up until the recapitulation with cadenza

Orchestral Excerpts

Strauss Don Juan, bar 1–62 (beginning to 13 bars after C), violin 1
Prokofiev Symphony No. 1, mvt II, beginning to two bars after rehearsal number 34 / E, vlolin 1

Viola

Stamitz Viola Concerto in D major, mvt I with cadenza of your choice
or
Hoffmeister Viola Concerto in D major mvt I with cadenza of your choice

Orchestral Excerpts

Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Variations No. 5 and No. 7
Strauss Don Juan, bars 1–36 and 50–66
Mozart Symphony No. 35, mvt I, bars 13–66

Cello

Haydn Concerto in D major, mvt I, bars 1–77 and cadenza

Orchestral Excerpts

Bartók Concerto for Orchestra, mvt V, bars 292–317
Brahms Symphony No. 3, mvt III, poco allegretto bars 1–39

Double Bass

Dittersdorf Double Bass Concerto No. 2 in D major (orchestral tuning), mvt I with your cadenza of choice
or
Vanhal Double Bass Concerto (orchestral tuning), mvt I with your cadenza of choice

Orchestral excerpts

Mussorgsky (Ravel's Orchestration) Pictures at an Exhibition, Samuel Goldberg and Schmuyle, beginning until bar 8
Mozart Symphony No. 39, mvt I, bars 40–97
Bruckner Symphony No. 7, mvt I, letters E-G
Beethoven Symphony No. 5, Scherzo, bars 141–177 with upbeat