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Huxford Symphony Orchestra- Fall ’21 Viola Auditions

August 17

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Audition Repertoire
I. Solo: A short solo piece of your choice: exposition from a standard concerto, an unaccompanied Bach Sonata, or similar work, maximum 5 minutes in duration.

II. Orchestral Excerpts:
1. Copland: Appalachian Spring (full orchestra version)
• Rehearsal 11 – 1 before rehearsal 14
• Quarter = 138
• Focus on: disciplined rhythm, pitch accuracy in higher registers

2. Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 in E-flat Major: Romantic (Kalmus Edition)
• Movement II: Measure 51 (rehearsal C) – m. 83
• Play entire excerpt con sordino
• Quarter = 80
• Focus on: intonation, dynamic changes, long lyrical phrasin

3. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, op. 74: Pathétique
• Movement I: m. 19 (Allegro non troppo) – m. 68 (1st bar of un poco animando)
• Play top line only when divided
• Quarter = 112
• Focus on: light and even brush stroke, soft dynamics with core tone, rhythmic accuracy, clear articulation

 

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August 17
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