AUDITIONS

Principal Trumpet, Principal Horn, Principal Cello,

Principal Harp, 4th Horn and 3rd Trumpet

All other instruments are welcome to audition for the substitute list.

See below for audition repertoire

Dates: November 17th - 20th

Location: TBA

419-222-5701

To schedule an audition, please contact:

Maureen Case, Personnel Manager

maureen@limasymphony.com

The Lima Symphony Orchestra Music Selections

Violin I (Section)-Violin II (Section)

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes


R. Strauss - Don Juan

                        Beginning - 14 meas. after [C]
Mozart - Symphony No. 39  

                       4th movement –beginning to [A]
Brahms – Symphony No. 2  

                       1st Mvt. – [E] to 18 meas after [E] 
                       1st Mvt. Beginning 
to [B]

                                                              
Viola 
   

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes  


R. Vaughn Williams - Solos from Fantasia on the theme of Thomas Tallis

                       Orchestra I part
Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture


Beethoven - Symphony No. 5

                      Mvt. 2 beg. - meas. 10

                      Mvt. 2 meas. 98 - 106
Strauss - Don Juan

                      Beginning to 4 measures before [D]

 

Cello

solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes


Beethoven - Symphony  No. 5  

                      Mvt. 2 beg. -  meas. 10

                      Mvt. 2 meas. 98 - 106
Mozart – Symphony No. 35 "Haffner"

                     Finale beg. - meas. 53
R. Strauss -  Don Juan

                       Beginning - [D] (meas .71)

Debussy - La Mer

                       2 meas. before [9] - 6 meas. after [9]

Verdi - Requiem

                       Offertorio beg. - meas. 62

 

Bass 

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes


Beethoven - Symphony No. 5

                      Mvt. 3 beg. - 5 after [A]

                      Mvt. 3 meas. 140 - 213 (no repeat)
Mozart-  Symphony No. 35

                      Mvt. 1 meas. 13 - 48

                      Mvt. 4 mm. 134-181 
Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 

                      Mvt. 1 [C] to 8 after [D]
Brahms - Symphony No. 2

                      Mvt. 4 8 before [L] - [M] 
Rachmaninoff - Piano
Concert No. 2 

                      Mvt. 3
Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

                      Variation H 
Prokofiev - Lieutenant Kije Suit

                      Mvt. 2 [15] - [16]

 

Flute and Piccolo 

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes

 

Flute:
Bizet - Entr'acte from Carmen

                      (Prelude to Act III) Andantino quasi Allegretto
Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf Allegro

                      [2] - [4]
Rossini - William Tell Overture Andante

                      Meas. 176 - 225
Tchaikovsy - Nutcracker Danse Chinoise

 

Piccolo:                                     
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4

                       Scherzo [E[ - [G]

                       Scherzo [I] - End

                       Finale [D] - meas. 136

                       Finale meas. 192 - 199

 

Oboe and English Horn

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes

 

Oboe:
Brahms - Symphony No. 1

                        Mvt. 2
Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf

                        Andantino, Allegro, Vivo
Schubert - Symphony No. 8

                        Meas. 207 - 224 Andante con Moto 
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade

                        Mvt. 2 meas. 26-48

 

English Horn:
Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture

                        Beginning - meas. 4 Andante Sostenuto
Franck - Symphony in D minor

                        Mvt. 2 meas. 16 - 32 Allegratto
Dvorak - Symphony No. 9

                        Beginning - [2] Adagio

Ravel - Pavane pour une infante défunte

                        Beginning - meas. 11

Beethoven - Symphony No. 7

                        Mvt. 1 25 meas. before [C] to [C]

 

Clarinet and Bass Clarinet

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes

 

Clarinet:
Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol

                        Mvt. 1 and Mvt. 3
Rachmaninoff - Symphony No. 2

                        Mvt. 3
Brahms - Symphony No. 3

                        Mvt. 1 and Mvt. 2
Beethoven - Symphony No. 6 

                        Mvt 2 1 meas. before [D] to end of solo (meas. 68-77)

                        Mvt 1 2 meas. before [K] to end of solo (meas. 474-92)

 

Bass Clarinet
Shostakovich -  Symphony No. 7

                        Mvt. I [1] - 3 meas. after [4]
Tchaikovsky -  “Russian Trepak” from Nutcracker

                        4 meas. before [B] - [C]
Wagner - “Siegfried’s Rhine Journey “ from DieGotterdamerung
                        5 meas. before [15] - 5 meas. after [15]

 

Bassoon

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes


Mozart - Marriage of Figaro Overture; beginning


Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5

                        Mvt. 3
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade

                        Mvt. 2
Beethoven - Symphony No. 4

                        Mvt. 2

                        Finale           

 

French Horn    

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes

                                                                    
Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel

                          Meas. 6 - 20
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5

                        Mvt. 2 meas. 8 - 28
Rossini - Barber of Seville Overture

                        Overture Solo 13 meas. after [E]                                                                     
Brahms - Symphony No. 1

                        Mvt. 4 [B] - [C]

Ravel - Pavane pour une infante défunte

                        Beginning - meas. 11

Beethoven - Symphony No. 7

                        Mvt. 1 25 meas. before [C] to [C]

 

Trumpet

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes


Mussorgsky – Pictures at an Exhibition (Ravel orchestration)

                         Promenade
Bizet - Carmen Suite No. 1

                           Prelude (original notation in A) Andante Moderato
Stravinsky – Petroushka; Trumpet in B flat

                         1 meas. before 134 (Allegro)
Schumann - Symphony No. 2

                         (Original notation in C); Sostenuto assai, Solo beg. - meas. 22
Respighi – Pines of Rome

                        Il Pini presso una catacomb, in C; 6/4 - meas. 10

Mahler - Symphony No. 5

                        Mvt. 1 beg. - 6 meas. after [1]

Trombone        

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes        

                                         
Ravel - Bolero
Bizet - Carmen  
Mozart - Magic Flute: Aria
Wagner - Tannhauser

 

Bass Trombone 

Solo of applicant's choice


Wagner - Loehngrin

                          Act 3 Prelude
Wagner - Das Rheingold Scene 4

                        Entrance of the gods to Vahalla at 3/4 Massig bewegt
Strauss - Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche

                        6/8 Erstes Zeitmas
Rossini - William Tell Overture

                          (cut-time) Allegro

 

Tuba    

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes     

                                            
Brahms - Symphony No. 2

                           Finale - meas. 353 - 371
Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5

                           Mvt. 1 4 meas. after [2] - 5 meas. after [3]
                         Mvt. 4 6 meas. after [109] - 7 meas. after [11]
Wagner - Der Meistersinger

                           Overture meas. 158 - 173
Mahler - Symphony No. 1

                           Mvt. 3 7 meas. after [2] - 5 meas. after [3]

 

Harp        

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes 

                                         

Berlioz - Symphony Fantastique

                           Mvt. 2 meas. 28 - 36

                         Mvt. 2 meas. 54 - 66

                         Mvt. 2 start 11 meas. after Reh. [33] and play to Reh. [35]

 
Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol

                           Mvt. 4 Cadenza

                         Mvt. 5 [S] - 12 meas. after [S]

Verdi - La Forza del Destino

                           [G] - [H]

                         [N] - [O]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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