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YYSO 2019-2020 Audition Excerpts

Auditions excerpts will be uploaded at latest July 25, 2019, at 6:00PM

 

YYSO 2019-2020 Audition Excerpts

Instructions:

  1. All parts are in the Google Drive folder or by clicking your instrument below to download your instrument’s PDF.

  2. Learn the excerpts to the best of your ability. Suggested tempos have been given.

  3. Strings – bowings can be flexible as long as they are characteristic. Consult with your private teacher.

  4. E-mail brian.buterbaugh@yorkyouthsymphony.org with any questions. Good luck!

Flute- Beethoven Symphony #5, mvt. 3: m. 132-158 AND Verdi Overture to Nabucco: m. 131-154

 

Oboe- Verdi Overture to Nabucco: Andantino – A AND Beethoven Symphony #5, mvt. 3: m. 179-196

 

Clarinet – Verdi Overture to Nabucco: Andantino – A AND Beethoven Symphony #5, mvt. 4: m. 634-G (m. 261-294 on the transposed version) NOTE: The Verdi is originally for Clarinet in A; Beethoven for Clarinet in C. I have provided both original versions and Bb-Clarinet transpositions. You are welcome to prepare and play from either. 

 

Bassoon – Beethoven Symphony #5 mvt. 2: m. 184-199 AND Beethoven Symphony #5 mvt. 3: m. 117-128

 

French Horn – Beethoven Symphony #5, mvt. 4: m. 370-395 AND m. 693-712

 

Trumpet – Beethoven Symphony #5, mvt. 2: m. 29-38 AND mvt. 4: m. 374-395. NOTE: Both the original part in C and a Bb transposition have been provided for you in the same document. You may choose to play either (i.e. if you own a C trumpet, it’s up to you)

 

Trombone – Beethoven Symphony #5, mvt. 4: m. 374-395 AND Verdi Nabucco: m. 1-16. NOTE: ignore the crossed-out sections of the Beethoven (the alternative part).

 

Tuba - Verdi Overture to Nabucco: beg. – m. 16 AND m. 36-50

 

Timpani – Beethoven Symphony #5, mvt. 1: m. 346 – 381 AND mvt. 2: m. 29-37

 

Violin – Beethoven Symphony #5, mvt. 1: m. 269-302 AND mvt. 2: m. 105-114

 

Viola – Beethoven Symphony #5, mvt. 2: m. 99-106 AND mvt. 3: 147-161 NOTE: Skip 1st ending

 

Cello – Beethoven Symphony #5, mvt. 2: 98-106 AND mvt. 3: m. 141-177. NOTE: Skip 1st ending

 

Double Bass – Beethoven Symphony #5, mvt. 3: m. 141-177 AND mvt 4: m. 404-418 NOTE: Skip 1st ending in the 3rd movement excerpt


 

Suggested tempos – see below or on the excerpt itself

Verdi – Andantino section – 8th note = 73

Beethoven- mvt. 1 – half note = 95

Beethoven – mvt. 2 – 8th note = 85

Beethoven – mvt. 3 – Dotted half = 90

Beethoven – mvt. 4 beginning – half note = 84


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