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2018-2019 Audition Excerpts

**TCSYO audition excerpts are selected from
the 2018-2019 Season’s repertoire**

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

Violin
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  1. Mozart - Symphony no. 35 in D, kv.385 (Haffner) First movement: measures 1-35
  2. Ravel - La Valse: one measure before 92 to four measures after 96
  3. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: no 7 "Limoges The Market (The Great News)": 63-66
  4. Gershwin - Cuban Overture: 1 to 4

Viola
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  1. Mozart - Symphony no. 35 in D, kv.385 (Haffner): First movement: measures 1-35
  2. Ravel - La Valse: two measures before 92 to four measures after 96
  3. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: no 9 "The Hut on Hen's Legs (Baba Yaga)":
    79 to 7 measures after 88
  4. Gershwin - Cuban Overture: Rumba 1-3 & 6 measures before 5 to 2 measures before 5
Cello
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  1. Mozart - Symphony no. 35 in D, kv.385 (Haffner): First movement: measures 1-35
  2. Ravel - La Valse: 91 to four measures after 96
  3. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: no 9 "The Hut on Hen's Legs (Baba Yaga)":
    79 to 7 measures after 88
  4. Gershwin - Cuban Overture: Rumba 1-3 & 6 measures before 5 to 2 measures before 5

Double Bass
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  1. Mozart - Symphony no. 35 in D, kv.385 (Haffner): First movement: measures 12-61
  2. Gershwin - La Valse: 36 to eight measures after 37 and 82 to five measures after 85
  3. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: no 6 “Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuÿle”: 56 to 58
  4. Gershwin - Cuban Overture: Rumba 32 to five measures after 34

Piccolo
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  1. Ravel - La Valse: six measures before 39 to two measures before 40 and six measures after 82 to 85
  2. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: no. 9 "The Hut on Hen's Legs (Baba Yaga)"
  3. Gershwin - Cuban Overture: Rumba pick-up to 30 to eight measures after 33

Flute
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  1. Ravel - La Valse: 85 to three measures after 93
  2. Mozart - Symphony no. 35 in D, kv.385 (Haffner): First movement: beginning to measure 36
  3. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: "Tuileries (Children's Quarrel after Games)"
  4. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: No. 7 "Limoges The Market (The Great News)"
    71 to end of movement
  5. Gershwin - Cuban Overture: 29 to 34

Oboe
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  1. Ravel - La Valse: 18 to 8 measures after 20
  2. Mozart - Symphony no. 35 in D, kv.385 (Haffner): First movement: neasures 1-33 and
    Fourth movement: measure 190 to end
  3. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: "Tuileries (Children's Quarrel after Games)"
  4. Gershwin - Cuban Overture: Rumba beginning to 3

English Horn
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  1. Ravel La Valse: 15 to five measures before 26
  2. Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition: no. 9 "The Hut on Hen's Legs (Baba Yaga)"
  3. Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition: no. 2 "The Old Castle" one measure after 21 to 22 and
    five measures before 25 to six measures after 27
  4. Gershwin Cuban Overture: Rumba beginning to 3

Clarinet
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  1. Ravel - La Valse: 26 to 30
  2. Mozart - Symphony no. 35 in D, kv.385 (Haffner): First movement: measures 1-33
  3. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: "Tuileries (Children's Quarrel after Games)"
  4. Gershwin - Cuban Overture: solo to 24

Bassoon
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  1. Mozart - Symphony no. 35 in D, kv.385 (Haffner): First movement: beginning to measure 47
  2. Ravel - La Valse: 96 to 100
  3. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: no. 2 "The Old Castle" 19 to one measure after 20 and no. 9
    "The Hut on Hen's Legs (Baba Yaga)": one measure after 90 to 91
  4. Gershwin - Cuban Overture: four measures before 22 to four measures after 27

French Horn
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  1. Ravel - La Valse: 26 to ten measures after 29
  2. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade (horn solo)
  3. Mussorgsky -Pictures at an Exhibition: no. 7 "Limoges The Market (The Great News)" 63 to 67 and 71
    to the end of the movement
  4. Gershwin - Cuban Overture: Rumba five measures after 13 to 14

Trumpet
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  1. Ravel - La Valse: La Valse: 53, 58 and 67 as marked
  2. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: no. 1 Promenade: beginning to 2
  3. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: no 6 “Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuÿle”: 58 to one measure
    after 60
  4. Gershwin - Cuban Overture: Rumba: 15-18

Trombone
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  1. Ravel - La Valse: 63 to 66
  2. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: no. 10 "The Bogatyr Gates (In the Capital in Kiev)": 103 to 106
  3. Gershwin - Cuban Overture: Rumba: beginning to 3 and four measures after 4 for eight measures

Bass Trombone
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  1. Ravel - La Valse: one measure before 90 to two measures after 96
  2. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: no. 10 "The Bogatyr Gates (In the Capital in Kiev)": 107 to 109
  3. Gershwin - Cuban Overture: Rumba: beginning to 3 and one measure before 5 to six measures
    after 6

Tuba
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  1. Ravel - La Valse: 26 to 10 measures after 29 and 36 to eight measures after 37
  2. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: no. 4 "Bydlo (Cattle)": beginning to 39 and 42 to five measures after 44
  3. Gershwin - Cuban Overture: Rumba: three measures before 22 to one measure after 26

Percussion
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  1. timpani - Handel: Hallelujah Chorus (complete)
  2. snare drum - Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espanola - Movt. III - 201 to 241
  3. xylophone - coming soon


Bass Clarinet
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Alto Saxophone
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Harp
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