Horn/Repertoire/Orchestral Excerpts

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  1. Introduction
  2. General Information
  3. Playing Technique
  4. Repertoire
  5. Glossary
  6. Partial List of Authors

The following is a list of standard excerpts that are regularly asked for in auditions:

Bach, J. S.Edit

  • Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
  • Mass in B minor

Beethoven, L. v.Edit

  • Symphony No. 3
  • Symphony No. 6
  • Symphony No. 7
  • Symphony No. 8
  • Symphony No. 9
  • Fidelio Overture

Brahms, J.Edit

  • Symphony No. 1
  • Symphony No. 2
  • Symphony No. 3
  • Symphony No. 4
  • Academic Festival Overture
  • Concerto for Piano No. 1
  • Concerto for Piano No. 2
  • Variations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Tragic Overture

Bruckner, A.Edit

  • Symphony No. 4

Dvorak, A.Edit

  • Symphony No. 8
  • Symphony No. 9
  • Concerto for Cello

Franck, C.Edit

Grieg, E.Edit

  • Grieg Piano Concerto

Haydn, F. J.Edit

  • Symphony No. 31, "Hornsignal"

Holst, G.Edit

  • The Planets

Mahler, G.Edit

  • Symphony No. 1
  • Symphony No. 5
  • Symphony No. 10

Mendelssohn, F.Edit

  • Symphony No. 3
  • Symphony No. 4
  • Nocturne from a Midsummer Night's Dream

Mozart W. A.Edit

  • Symphony No. 40
  • Horn Concerto No. 2 in E-flat
  • Horn Concerto No. 3 in E-flat
  • Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat

Mussorgsky, M.Edit

  • Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel)

Rachmaninov, S.Edit

  • Symphony No. 2
  • Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Piano Concerto No. 3

Ravel, M.Edit

  • Concerto for Piano in G major
  • Bolero
  • Pavane pour une Infante Défunte

Schubert, F.Edit

  • Symphony No. 9/7, "The Great"

Schumann, R.Edit

  • Concertstück for 4 horns and orchestra
  • Symphony No. 3, "Rhenish"

Shostakovich, D.Edit

  • Symphony No. 5

Strauss, R.Edit

  • Also Sprach Zarathustra
  • Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration)
  • Don Juan
  • Don Quixote
  • Ein Heldenleben
  • Till Eulenspiegel

Stravinsky, I.Edit

  • The Firebird Suite
  • The Rite of Spring

Tchaikovsky, P. I.Edit

Wagner, R.Edit

  • Siegfried's Rhine Journey (the "Short Call")
  • Lohengrin
  • Das Rheingold, Introduction
  • Siegfried (the "Long Call")
  • Die Walküre, Ride of the Valkyries

Weber, C. M. v.Edit

  • Der Freischütz, Overture
  • Overture to Oberon
Last modified on 27 February 2010, at 03:13