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CCM Music, University of Cincinnati
Horn Choir Fall 2012

Auditions

Bachelor Curricula:

Applicants must prepare the following:

  • Two etudes in contrasting styles by Kopprasch, Gallay, or Maxime-Alphonse (Book II-IV)
  • All Major Scales

Performance majors must also prepare:

  • the first movement of a Mozart or Strauss Concerto, or solo of comparable difficulty, from the standard repertoire, as well as orchestral excerpts from:
    • Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5, mvt. 2, horn 1 OR Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Nocturne, horn 1

      AND
  • Strauss, Till Eulenspiegel, opening calls, horn 1 OR Beethoven, Symphony No.3, Scherzo Trio, horn 2

Concentrations (Music Education majors or BA degree)

In addition to the etudes and scales:

Gliere, Intermezzo, OR Glazunov, Reverie, OR solo of comparable difficulty.

Master of Music - Horn Performance:

Applicants must prepare the following:

  • One complete solo work from the standard repertoire
  • Five orchestral excerpts from the standard repertoire, which must include the following:
    • Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5, mvt. 2, horn 1
    • Strauss, Till Eulenspiegel, opening calls, horn 1
    • Mahler, Symphony No. 5, Scherzo, 8 measures after rehearsal #10 to #11, horn obbligato

Doctor of Musical Arts - Horn Performance:

Applicants must prepare the following:

  • Two complete major solo works from the standard repertoire of contrasting stylistic periods.
  • Ten orchestral excerpts from the standard repertoire, which must include those works on the MM list with the addition of:
    • Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5, mvt. 1, low tutti passage
    • Wagner, Siegfried's Rhine Journey, short call, horn 1
    • Strauss, Ein Heldenleben, opening call, horn 1

Artist Diploma - Horn Performance:

Applicants must prepare the following:

  • Two complete major solo works from the standard repertoire of contrasting stylistic periods, and one solo for unaccompanied horn from the twentieth or twenty-first century.
  • Twelve orchestral excerpts from the standard repertoire, which must include those works on the MM and DMA lists with the addition of:
    • Beethoven, Symphony No. 7, mvt. 1, exposition call, horn 1
    • Strauss, Don Quixote, Variation VII, horn 4
    • Ravel, Pavane for a Dead Princess, horn 1

Horn Cognate (MM / DMA / PhD):

Applicants must prepare the following:

  • A complete major solo work from the standard repertoire
  • One etude chosen from Maxime-Alphonse Book IV or Gallay
  • Non-Measured Preludes
  • The following orchestral excerpts:
    • Brahms, Symphony No. 1, mvt. 2, horn 1
    • Strauss, Till Eulenspiegel, opening calls, horn 1
    • Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5, mvt. 2, horn 1