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TCSYO's SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA
2017-2018 Audition Excerpts

**TCSYO audition excerpts are selected from
the 2017-2018 Season’s repertoire**

**TCSYO strongly recommends students listen to these pieces
when preparing their audition excerpts**

Violin
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I: [14] to 1 after [18]
  2. Mozart-Die Zauberflöte Ouverture
    Measures 20-63   
  3. Wagner-Tannhauser Overture
    Measures 129-169
  4. Brahms-Symphony No. 2
    Movement IV: measures 1-60
  5. Rimsky-Korsakov- Scheherazade, Op. 35 (Optional - for Concertmaster consideration)
    Movement III: Solo

Viola
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I: up-beat to 5 before [16] to 1 after [19]
  2. Mozart-Die Zauberflöte Ouverture
    Measures: 27-63   
  3. Brahms-Symphony No. 2
    Movement I: measures 17-26
    Movement IV: measures 244-278 (play top line)
  4. Wagner-Tannhauser Overture
    Measures: 220-272

Cello
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I: [14] to 4 after [17]
  2. Mozart-Die Zauberflöte Ouverture
    Measures: 27-53   
  3. Wagner-Tannhauser Overture
    Measures: [D] to 16 after [D]
  4. Brahms-Symphony No. 2
    Movement II: beginning to measure 32
    Movement IV: beginning to measure 32

Double Bass
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I: [1] to 1 after [7]
  2. Mozart-Die Zauberflöte Ouverture
    Measures: 33-83   
  3. Tchaikovsky-March Slav, Op. 31
    Measures: 66-77
    Measures: 178-186
  4. Brahms-Symphony No. 2
    Movement I: [E] to 5 measures after [F]
    Movement IV: beginning to measure 22

Harp
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Piccolo
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I: 9 measures before [22] to 4 measures before [25]
  2. Wagner-Tannhauser Overture
    a. Measures 88-94
    b. Measures 171-190
  3. Tchaikovsky-March Slav, Op. 81
    Measures 204-233

Flute
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I: measures 303-314
  2. Mozart-Die Zauberflöte Ouverture
    Measures 99-102
    Measures 113-144
  3. Shostakovich-Festival Overture
    Measures [4] to [6]
    Measures {10] to [11]
  4. Brahms-Symphony No. 2
    Movement IV: measures 66-137

Oboe
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I
    a. Measures [1] to 9 measures after [3]
    b. Measures 6 after [10] to Lento
  2. Mozart-Die Zauberflöte Ouverture
    Measures 39-96
  3. Brahms-Symphony No. 2
    a. Movement II: 14-26
    b. Movement III: beginning to measure 31
  4. Tchaikovsky-March Slav, Op. 31
    Measures 21-60

English Horn
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I: beginning to 4 after [11]

Clarinet
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I: Solo before [11]
  2. Mozart-Die Zauberflöte Ouverture
    Measures 1-96
  3. Shostakovich-Festival Overture
    Measures: [4] (Presto) to [6]
    Measures: [10] to 6 after [10]
  4. Brahms-Symphony No. 2
    a. Movement I: measures 246-339
    b. Movement II: measures 56-80
    c. Movement IV: measures 330-371


Alto Saxophone
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I: Solo

Bass Clarinet
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I
    a. Measures 4 after [17] to 8 before [18]
    b. Measures [19] to 6 after [21]

Bassoon
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I
    a. Measures 6 measure before [1] to four measures before [6]
    b. Measures 3 measures before [27] to three measures after [28]
  2. Brahms-Symphony No. 2
    a. Movement I measures 375 to [L]
    b. Movement IV measures 13 to 32
  3. Mozart-Die Zauberflöte Ouverture
    a. Measures 97 (Adagio) to 126
    b. Measures 138 to 167
  4. Tchaikovsky- March Slav, Op. 31
    a. Measures 4 to 23
    b. Measures 192-212

French Horn
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I
    Measures 4 measures after [13] to one measure after [14]
  2. Shostakovich-Festival Overture
    Measures [13] to [14]
  3. Tchaikovsky - March Slav, Op. 31
    Measures 205-230
  4. Wagner-Tannhauser Overture
    Measures beginning to measure 16
  5. Brahms-Symphony No. 2
    a. Movement I: Measures: beginning solo
    b. Movement I: Measures: 183 to 186 (solo)
    c. Movement II: Measures: 17 to 31

Trumpet
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I:
    Measures [20] to 6 measures after [21]
  2. Brahms-Symphony No. 2
    Movement I: measures 282-298
  3. Tchaikovsky- March Slav, Op. 31 (trumpet in B is Bb trumpet)
    Measures 98-111
    Measures 201-220
  4. Shostakovich-Festival Overture (trumpet in B is Bb trumpet)
    Measures beginning to [4]

Trombone
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  1. Shostakovich-Festival Overture
    Measures beginning to [4]
    Measures {10] to [11]
  2. Wagner-Tannhauser Overture
    Measures [A] to measure 53
  3. Tchaikovsky- March Slav, Op. 31
    Measures 205-232
  4. Brahms-Symphony No. 2
    Movement: IV
    Measures [O] to 14 measures before [P]
    Measures [P] to measure 305

Bass Trombone
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I
    Measures [20] to one after [22]
  2. Wagner- Tannhauser Overture
    Measures [A] to measure 53
  3. Tchaikovsky- March Slav, Op. 31
    Measures: 205-230
  4. Shostakovich-Festival Overture
    Measure [11] for 12 measures
  5. Brahms-Symphony No. 2
    Movement I
    Measures 254-281

Tuba
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  1. Rachmaninoff-Symphonic Dances
    Movement I:
    Measures [20] to 3 after [21]
  2. Brahms-Symphony No. 2
    Movement IV
    Measures 353-372
  3. Wagner- Tannhauser Overture
    Measures one after [A] to measure 53
  4. Shostakovich-Festival Overture
    Measures [11] to [13]

Percussion
Contact Dr. Steve Owen directly to receive the 2017-18 audition excerpts.
http://www.tcsyo.org/perc-audition.php

 
 
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