Test Pieces for Orchestral Auditions - Bassoon, Contrabassoon

This collection of excerpts from the operatic and concert repertoire is indispensable for the serious bassoonist.

Bassoon excerpts include:

  • Beethoven - Symphonies 3, 4, 6 & 9, Overtures: Coriolan, Leonore No 3, Violin Concerto, Fidelio
  • Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique
  • Bizet - Carmen
  • Brahms - Symphony No. 2, 'Haydn' Variations, Violin Concerto 
  • Donizetti - L'elisir d'amore
  • Haydn- Symphonies 88 & 90
  • Leoncavallo - Pagliacci
  • Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro, Cosi fan tutte, Symphony No. 40
  • Ravel - Bolero, Piano Concerto in G major, Rapsodie espagnole
  • Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade
  • Rossini - Il Barbiere di Siviglia; Shostakovich - Symphony No. 9
  • Schumann - Symphony No. 1
  • Smetana - The Bartered Bride
  • Richard Strauss - Don Quixote, Till Eulenspiegel, Heldenleben, Salome
  • Stravinsky- Firebird, Rite of Spring, Pulcinella
  • Tchaikovsky - Symphonies 4, 5 & 6
  • Verdi - Otello
  • Wagner - Lohengrin, Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
  • Weber - Der Freischutz

Contrabassoon excerpts include:

  • Beethoven - Symphonies 5 & 9, Fidelio
  • Berg -Wozzeck
  • Brahms - Symphonies 1 & 3
  • Ravel - Ma mere l'oye, Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
  • Richard Strauss - Salome, Elektra
  • Verdi - Don Carlos 

Solo Parts Included: Bassoon, Contrabassoon (as each excerpt requires)

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Weight: 0.5 lb

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