Brass Requirements

NAO 2023 Audition Requirements - Brass

 

 

Horn

Solo: Mozart Concerto for Horn No. 2 (1st movement)
or
Mozart Concerto for Horn No. 4 (1st movement)

Excerpts:

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 – 2nd movement
measure 8 to 28

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 – 3rd movement
50 measures after A to 77 measures after A

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 – 5th movement
Measure 1 to 10

Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel
Opening solo

Haydn: Symphony No. 31 – Adagio and Variation 4 of Finale
2nd horn

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 – 1st movement
Measure 33 to 39 and the solo

 

Trumpet

Solo: Haydn Concerto for Trumpet

First movement – exposition

Excerpts:

Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition – Promenade
Complete

Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition – Goldenberg and Schmuyle
Complete

Gershwin: An American in Paris
5 measures before REH 46 to REH 47
and
REH 57 to REH 58

Handel: Messiah – The Trumpet Shall Sound (No. 46)
Complete (no repeat)

Mahler: Symphony No. 5
1st movement

 Rimsky-Korsakov:  Scheherazade
4th movement
complete

 

Trombone

Solo: Ferdinand David Concertino
First movement

Schumann: Symphony No. 3 – 4th movement
Opening part (alto)

Mahler: Symphony No. 3 – 1st movement
REH 13 to REH 17

Rossini: Overture to William Tell
REH C to 9 measures after REH D

Ravel: Bolero
Solo

Wagner:  Ride of the Valkyries
Both minor and major excerpts

 

Bass Trombone

Solo: J.S. Bach Cello Suite No. 5 - Saraband

Excerpts:

Haydn: Creation – No. 26
Complete

Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust – “Hungarian March”
6 measures before REH 4 to two measures after REH 5

Kodaly: Harry Janos
4th movement

Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Pick-up to REH 11 to 2 measures after REH 14

Wagner:  Ride of the Valkyries
Both minor and major excerpts

 

Tuba

Solo: Vaughan-Williams Concerto for Tuba
First movement

Excerpts:

Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis - 2nd movement
L to 2 measures after P

Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Pick-up to REH 11 to 2 measures after REH 14

Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust – “Hungarian March”
REH 2 to 2 measures after REH 5

Mahler: Symphony No. 1 – 3rd movement
Measures 15 to 24

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 – 1st movement
REH 3 to 3 measures after REH 5
and
3 measures before REH 23 to REH 25