All State Orchestra Information

Missouri All State Orchestra Audition Excerpts
Set 3


Violin

(To view and print a copy of the violin audition music, click here)

Scales:

C major – 3 octaves (hear it now)
a melodic minor – 3 octaves (hear it now)

Orchestral Excerpts:

    • Borodin – Polevetsian Dances, Dance No. 17, violin 1, measures 31 to 40
    • Beethoven – Symphony No. 1, 1st movement, violin 1, measures 13 to 45
    • Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla, violin 1, measure 21 to 51


Viola

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Scales:

D major – 3 octaves (hear it now)
f melodic minor – 3 octaves (hear it now)

Orchestral Excerpts:

    • Berlioz – Roman Carnival Overture, measures 37 to 53
    • Mozart – Symphony No. 30 in g minor, K. 550, 1st mvt., measures 105 to 122
    • Brahms – Symphony No. 1 in c minor, op. 68, 1st mvt., measures 321 to 343


Cello

(To view and print a copy of the cello audition music, click here)

Scales:

E flat major – 3 octaves (hear it now)
g melodic minor – 3 octaves (hear it now)

Orchestral Excerpts:

    • Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Scherzo, measures 296 to 323
    • Mendelssohn – Overture to the Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), measures 1 to 21
    • Brahms – Symphony No. 3, op. 90, measures 1 to 16


Bass

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Scales:

E major – 3 octaves (hear it now)
c# melodic minor – 2 octaves (hear it now)

Orchestral Excerpts:

      • Beethoven – Symphony No. 9, sections labeled A, B and C
      • Moussorgsky – Pictures from an Exhibition VI, Samuel Goldenberg Schmuyle
      • Prokofiev – Lieutenant Kije Suite, Solo from Romance

 

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