Suggested Repertoire - Woodwinds
Prospective students should choose two contrasting selections (or one longer piece with contrasting sections) in order to demonstrate musicianship, tone quality, and technical ability. Please consider the following compositions as a general guide. Works similar in style to those listed below may be substituted. Select pieces that portray your playing at its very best.
J.S. Bach - Sonata in E flat , Suite in B minor
Chaminade - Concertino
Debussy - Syrinx
Enesco - Cantabile and Presto
Handel - Sonatas in F Major, G Major and E minor
Hindesmith - Sonata, 1st mvt.
Mozart - Concertos in G Major and D Major
Telemann - Suite in A minor
Cimarosa - Concerto in C Major
Handel - Sonatas I and II
Loeillet - Sonata in C Major
Hindemith - Sonata, 1st mvt.
Marcello - Concerto in C minor
Mozart - Concertino (Quartet, KV 370)
Telemann - Sonata in A minor
Cavallini - Adagio & Tarantella
Finzi - Five Bagatelles
Lefebvre - Fantaisie Caprice
Marty - Fantaisie
Mozart - Concerto, 3rd mvt.
von Weber - Concerto No. 1
von Weber - Concertino
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Creston - Sonata (Alto)Glazunov - Concerto (Alto)
Eccles - Sonata (Alto)Handel - Sonata No. 3 (Alto)
Maurice - Tableaux de Provence (Alto)
Rueff - Chanson et Passepied (Alto)
Stein - Sonata (Tenor)
Teal - Selection; from Solos for the Tenor Saxophone (Tenor)
Vivaldi - Sonata in G minor (Tenor)