Performace Tips, Advanced Technique and More
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For part of my audition, I must choose 3 orchestral excerpts from the baxtresser book to perform. I don't know which ones would be best though. Any help?
Also, for my other options, this is what I chose(are they the right way to go?):
- Two movements from a JS Bach Sonata - e minor movements 1 and 2
First movement of a mozart concerto - Concerto no. 1 in G
One Paris Conservatoire piece from the "Music by French Composers" book - Faure, Fantasie Op. 79
This is for auditions at UNCSA if that helps any.
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I don't actually have the Baxtresser book (finally ordered it and waiting to get it!) but I worked on a lot of excerpts in my lessons this last year. These are quite popular and I'm sure at least some of them are in the book. A few that my teacher had me work up were:
Beethoven Leonore Overture
Mendelssohn Scherzo from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Bizet Entr'acte from Carmen
Saint-Saems "Voliere" from Carnival of the Animals (Working on this right now and it's tough)
Also, I think your other repertoire choices are nice. They are appropriate for an audition and contrasting in style!
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