Orchestral Excerpts

PLEASE FIND BELOW THE EXCERPTS FOR THE 2021 EUYO AUDITIONS

 

EXCERPTS for the first round video audition:

  1. Violin
    Bruckner
    Strauss
  2. Viola
    Mendelssohn
    Shostakovich
  3. Cello
    Mendelssohn
    Strauss
  4. Doublebass
    Beethoven 5
    Strauss
  5. Flute
    Beethoven Leonora (both excerpts)
    Picc: Shostakovich 8
  6. Oboe
    Rossini (both excerpts)
    Cor Anglais: Ravel
  7. Clarinet
    Mendelssohn Scherzo (on Bb) and
    Tchaikovsky 6 - slow excerpt only (on A)
    and either
    E flat: Strauss
    or
    Bass Clarinet: Strauss Don Quixote (from beginning to Fig 15)
  8. Bassoon
    Beethoven (a) and
    Shostakovich (a)
    Contra Basson: Ravel
    (NB: If you don't have a Contra Bassoon, please play Shostakovich (a) and (b))
  9. Horn (High)
    Brahms
    Strauss
  10. Horn (Low)
    Beethoven 9
    Strauss Don Quixote
  11. Trumpet
    Gershwin & Stravinsky
  12. Trombone
    Mozart
    Rossini
  13. Trombone (Bass)
    Rossini
    Schumann
  14. Tuba 
    Mahler 1 
    Mahler 2
  15. Percussion (percussionists don't have to play a solo piece)
    If timps are available (preferable): 
    Timps: Beethoven 9 (Coda) 
    Xylophone: Messiaen 
    Snare Drum: Rimsky Korsakov 
    Or 
    If timps are not available: 
    Rimsky Korsakov (snare drum) 
    2 minutes of a piece on snare drum 
    2 minutes of a piece on any tuned instrument (your choice)
  16. Harp 
    Britten
    Ravel
  17. Keyboard (please get in touch with Alexia Higgs)
    Stravinsky Petrouchka:
    Fig 82 - 88
    Fig 97 - 100

 

All other excerpts can be asked for in the second round. 


Downloadable documents

1) Flute.pdf2) Piccolo.pdf3) Oboe.pdf4) Cor Anglais.pdf5) Clarinet.pdf6) Eb Clarinet.pdf7) Bass Clarinet.pdf8) Bassoon.pdf9) Contrabassoon.pdf10) Horn (high).pdf11) Horn (low).pdf12) Trumpet.pdf13) Trombone.pdf14) Bass Trombone.pdf15) Tuba.pdf16) Timpani and Percussion.pdf18) Harp.pdf19) Violin.pdf20) Viola.pdf21) Cello.pdf22) Bass.pdf