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Principal Clarinet

Preliminary rounds/semifinal rounds: March 19 & 20, 2018, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Finals: Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 9:00 – 12:00pm
Application deadline: March 2, 2018

I. SOLO

  • Mozart Clarinet Concerto (Movement I exposition)

II. ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS

  • Beethoven, Symphony No. 4 2nd Mvt. (mm. 10-17 and mm. 81-89) 4th Mvt (mm. 297-302)
  • Beethoven, Symphony No. 6 1st, 2nd, 3rd Movements
  • Beethoven, Symphony No. 8 3rd Mvt (m. 48-end)
  • Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique 1st Mvt ([11] to [13]; 3rd Mvt ([43] to [46]; 4th Mvt 2 before [56] to 57 4th Mvt 3 before [59] to m. 7 of [59]
  • Brahms, Symphony No. 3 1st Mvt 2 before [B] to 4th bar of [C] 2nd Mvt beginning to [B] 2nd Mvt [C] to [D])
  • Copland, Symphony No. 3 4th Mvt [112] to [118]
  • Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue Beginning to [2]
  • Kodaly, Galanta Dances mm. 31-65 mm. 571-579
  • Mendelssohn, Midsummer Night’s Dream Scherzo
  • Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3 2nd Mvt —beginning to m. 102
  • Nicolai, Merry Wives of Windsor, Overture [C] to [D] and [I] to [K]
  • Rachmaninoff, Symphony No. 2 3rd Mvt —from beginning to 1 before 47
  • Ravel, Daphnis and Chole, Suite No. 2 1 after [155] to three after [157]; [212] to end.
  • Respighi, Pines of Rome 3rd Mvt
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espagnol 1st Mvt (A to one after B 1st Mvt C to 11 before end)
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade 3rd Mvt –[D] to first measure of [H]
  • Schubert, Unfinished Symphony mm. 66-83 mm 225-233
  • Shostakovich, Symphony No. 9 2nd Mvt –mm. 1-32; 3rd Mvt -mm. 1-29
  • Stravinsky, Firebird Suite (1919) Variation de l’oiseau de feu –[9] to the end

III. SIGHT READING