Audition Repertoire - Round 2

ANAM 2020 – Round 2 Audition Repertoire Requirements

MELBOURNE AUDITIONS

Candidates are to provide their own accompanist and one additional bound copy of the music for members of the panel.

In addition to the repertoire listed below, candidates will be required to:

  • Prepare and perform a short chamber music item made up of ANAM faculty and/or current ANAM Musicians. Repertoire for the Chamber music component will be distributed to applicants one week prior to the audition.

Candidates should prepare the following repertoire for Second Round auditions:

Violin

  • One movement from a classical concerto
  • One movement from a concerto written since 1800
  • Either a study, a caprice, a show piece or a movement from an unaccompanied suite by Bach
    May contain the same repertoire presented in the First Round

Viola

  • One movement from a classical concerto
  • One movement from a sonata, concerto or show piece
  • One movement from an unaccompanied suite by Bach
    May contain the same repertoire presented in the First Round

Cello

  • Two contrasting movements of a Bach suite
  • First movement of a concerto (non-standard works, or other movements by consultation)
  • A work of the candidate’s choice
    May contain the same repertoire presented in the First Round

Double Bass

  • Two contrasting movements from a concerto by Vanhal, Bottesini, Koussevitzky or Dittersdorf
  • One or more movements from a work of the candidate’s own choice, from a period other than that of the chosen concerto
    May contain the same repertoire presented in the First Round

Flute

  • First and second movements from either Mozart Concerto K313 or K314 for flute and piano
  • Two other contrasting works from any period (which may include repertoire presented in the First Round)

Oboe

  • Second and third movements from Saint-Saens Sonata
  • First and second movements from Vivaldi Sonata in C minor
  • A work of the candidate’s choice (which may include a work presented in the First Round)

Clarinet

  • First and second movements from a Mozart or Weber concerto
  • Two other contrasting works from any period (which may include a work presented in the First Round)

Bassoon

  • First and second movements from a concerto by Mozart or Weber (which may include a work presented in the First Round)
  • Two other contrasting works from any period (one of these pieces may be the same repertoire presented in the First Round)

French Horn

  • Mozart Concerto no. 2 or Concerto no. 4 - complete, and with cadenzas where applicable (may be the same repertoire presented in the First Round)
  • Strauss Concerto no. 1 in E flat (complete)
  • A work of the candidate’s own choice from the 20th or 21st century

Trumpet

  • Tomasi Trumpet Concerto, start to figure 11
  • Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major, Hob. Vlle:1 – to end of development

Tenor Trombone

  • Tomasi Concerto – complete work
  • First movement of Wagenseil Concerto, with cadenza
  • A work of the candidate’s own choice

Bass Trombone

  • Allegro maestoso – Koetsier
  • New Orleans – Bozza
  • One work of your own choice

Tuba

  • First and second movements from Bruce Broughton Sonata
  • Orchestral Excerpts as follows:
    - Wagner Ride of the Walkyries
    - Mussoursky Bydlo (from Pictures at an Exhibition);
    - Holst The PlanetsJupiter (high theme and low theme)
    - Bruckner Symphony no. 8 - Finale (mm. 1-40)
    As required in First Round

Piano

Candidates are to prepare four contrasting works across varying styles. As a guide, the applicant should consider including a work from each of the following categories;

  • A polyphonic work (for example, a prelude and fugue by Bach, Shostakovich or Hindemith)
  • A study or showpiece
  • A work from the Classical or Romantic period
  • A 21st century work, or an original composition or a spontaneous improvisation.
    May be the same as the repertoire presented in the First Round

Percussion

  • Marimba - Own choice work, written for the instrument (ie: not a transcription)

Excerpts

  • Timpani – Mozart Magic Flute, Overture 24 bars before D – end and Strauss Rosenkavalier Act 3, 1 bar before fig. 247 to 1 bar after fig. 257
  • Snare Drum – Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade, third movement, D – E and fourth movement, P-R
  • Xylophone – Gershwin Porgy and Bess, Overture – opening solo
  • Glockenspiel – Dukas: Sorcerer's Apprentice, rehearsal 17 to 4 measures after rehearsal 19; rehearsal 22 to rehearsal 24
  • Cymbals – Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 4, finale from bar 273-292 and Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Danse des Mirlitons (#14 Pas de Deux) C-10 bars before E
  • Tambourine – Stravinsky; Petrouchka 'Gypsy and Rake Vendour' two bars before fig. 202 – fig. 206 and Britten; 4 sea Interludes from Peter Grimes 'Storm', fig. 10-11

Percussion applicants will also be required to do present the following:

  • Sight reading, both for snare drum and mallet instrument
  • Ear test including interval, chord and scale recognition
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