Compulsory pieces, orchestral excerpts

Compulsory pieces and orchestral excerpts for the audition for the performance programmes in Classical Music, starting autumn 2021.

Bachelor programme Performance – Classical music

Early Music, voice

J S Bach: select an aria form a passion, cantata or oratorio.

Early Music, harpsichord

J S Bach: select prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperirte Clavie.

Early Music, organ

Nicolas de Grigny: Fugue à 5PDF. Ur Messe: Gloria.

Flute

Oboe

Clarinet

C. M. von Weber: Concertino op. 26

Bassoon

Horn

Select one of the following pieces

  • F. Strauss: Nocturno op 7
  • C. Nielsen: Canto serioso
  • C. Saint-Saëns: Morceau de concert op. 94, sats 1 och 2
  • F. Strauss: Introduction, Theme and Variation op. 13

Trumpet

J Haydn: Trumpet Concerto, half 1st movement, stop before retake

J. Clergue: Sarabande et RigaudonPDF

Trombone

A Guilmant: Morceau Symphonique

Eufonium

J Horowitz 1st movement

Bass trombone

A Lebedev: Concerto in one movement

Tuba

Select one of the following pieces

  • R. Vaughan-Williams: Tuba Concerto, 1st and 2nd movement
  • E. Gregson: Tuba Concerto, 1st movement

Harp

Handel Harp Concerto, 1st movement

Percussion

Viola

Violin

G Ph Telemann Fantasie nr 10 för soloviolinPDF. TWV 40:23, all three movements: Presto-Largo-Allegro.

Cello

J.S Bach Allemande from suite no. 4, no repeat

Double bass

Accordion

Guitar

Organ

Johann Sebastian Bach: Wachet aufPDF. BWV 645 from the Schübler chorales

Piano

Beethoven Bagatelle op 33 no 1.

Saxophone

Voice

Compulsory Piano piece for singers: nr 10 VillanellePDF

Bachelor programme Church Music

Singing

Ten Hymns from the Swedish Hymn Books:

  • 175:1-2
  • 176:1-4
  • 177:1-3
  • 178:1-4
  • 179:1-2
  • 185:1-2
  • 186a:1-2
  • 188:1-2
  • '191:1-2'
  • 192:1-2

Learn them so you can sing them musically, rhythmically and with good phrasing and intonation. At the entrance examination, one of them is chosen by the jury for you to sing a cappella from a melody hymn book.

Remember to include accompaniment for the four solo songs on the list. You should know the two songs you have chosen by heart. A KMH teacher will accompany you.

Liturgical Organ

Swedish Hymns, SvPs 23:1-3 PDF

Allmänna seriens Sanctus och Agnus DeiPDF, Kyrkohandboken 2018 pages 127 and 132

You should be able to play these hymns and extracts from the mass in four parts with pedal. You should sing to your playing.

15 minutes before the examination, you will get an additional hymn to prepare to play, you do not need to sing to it.

Soloistic Organ

TrioPDF

In the exam, one a vista task is added.

Choral Conducting

Gottfrid Berg: Ave MariaPDF

This is a compulsory piece that the choir already knows. The piece should not be rehearsed but be performed as a 'concert version'.

In addition to this, the jury chooses one of the two choir pieces you have submitted, which you must rehearse with the choir. Then the rehearsal work is the important part.

Also see

For further instructions see the sample description for the Bachelor Programme in Church Music found on the programme page. There is also a description of the organ in the Nathan Milstein hall.

Master programme Performance Classical Music – Chamber Music and Soloist

Master's programme in Early Music, organ

Dieterich Buxtehude: Praeludium in C BuxWV 136

Flute

W A Mozart: 1st and 2nd movement from one of the Concertos for Flute

Oboe

W A Mozart: Oboe Concerto, 1st and 2nd movement, with cadenzas

Carl Nielsen: Wind Quintet, 1st movement

Clarinet

W A Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A Major

  • 1st movement: exposition
  • 2nd movement: from the beginning to bar 60
  • 3rd movement: from the beginning to bar 31

Bassoon

W A Mozart: Bassoon Concerto, 1st and 2nd movement with cadenzas

Chamber music excerpts:

  • Carl Nielsen: Wind quintet, 1st and 3rd movement
  • Schubert: Octet, 2nd movement
  • Stravinskij: The Soldier’s Tale

Saxophone

Horn

Select one of the following pieces:

  • R. Strauss: Concerto op 8, 1st movement
  • J. Rheinberger: Horn Sonata op 178, 1st movement

Also one of the following works:

  • E. Bozza: En Forêt op.40
  • P. Dukas: Villanelle

Trumpet

J. Haydn: Trumpet Concerto, 1st and 2nd movement

G. Enesco: Legend

Trombone

F. David: Concertino, 1st and 2nd movement

Any movement from Bach's cello suites

Charlier etude no. 20

Tuba

R. Vaughan Williams: Concerto for Tuba, 1st, 2nd and 3rd movement

Harp

M. Ravel: Introduction and Allegro

Percussion

Snare drum: Delecluse: Etude no. 1, from Twelve Etudes for the Snare Drum

Timpani: L. Beethoven: Excerpts from Symphony no. 9

Orchestral excerpts, percussionPDF

Violin

1st movement until the recapture and with cadence from one of the following concerts:

  • W. A. Mozart: Violin Concerto no. 3
  • W. A. Mozart: Violin Concerto no. 4
  • W. A. Mozart: Violin Concerto no. 5

Viola

Select one of the following pieces:

  • Hoffmeister: Viola Concerto, 1st movement, with cadenza
  • Stamitz: Viola Concerto, 1st movement, with cadenza

Also a a sonata with piano of your choice.

Cello

J.S Bach: Allemande from suite no. 6, without replay.

Double bass

Accordion

Guitar

Piano

L v Beethoven: Bagatelle op 33 no 1.

Organ

O Lindberg: Finale: Allegro con brio, from Sonata G minor.

Voice

Ernest Chausson: L'aveauPDF

Master programme Performance Classical Music – Orchestra

Master's programme in Early Music

No compulsory pieces,

Flute

W A Mozart: 1st and 2nd movement from one of the Concertos for Flute,

Five orchestral excerpts of choice.

Oboe

W A Mozart: Oboe Concerto, 1st and 2nd movement, with cadenzas.

Orchestral excerpts, oboePDF

Clarinet

W A Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A Major

  • 1 st movement: exposition
  • 2nd movement: from the beginning until bar 60
  • 3rd movement: from the beginning until bar 31

Orchestral excerpts, clarinetPDF

Bassoon

W. A. Mozart: Bassoon Concerto, 1st and 2nd movement with cadenzas.

Orchestral excerpts, bassoonPDF

Horn

Select one of the following pieces:

  • Franz Strauss: Konzert op.8, 1st movement
  • Josef Rheinberger: Horn Sonata op.178, 1st movement

You shall also prepare the following orchestral excerpts according to hornprobespiel.deexternal link:

  • Flotow: Martha
  • Dvorak: Symphony No. 8
  • Rossini: Der Barbier von Sevilla, Horn in G

Trumpet

Haydn: Trumpet Concerto, 1st and 2rd movement.

G. Enesco: Legend

Orchestral excerpts trumpetPDF – choose 5.

Trombone

F. David: Concertino, 1st and 2nd movement.

Orchestral excerpts trombonePDF

Tuba

R. Vaughan Williams: Tuba Concerto, 1st, 2nd and 3rd movement.

Orchestral excerpts tubaPDF

Harp

M. Ravel: Introduction and Allegro

Orchestral excerpts harpPDF

Percussion

Snare drum: Delecluse: Etude no. 1, from Twelve Etudes for the Snare Drum.

Orchestral excerpts percussionPDF

Snare drum:

  • G Rossini: La Gazza Ladra Overture
  • S. Prokofjev: Peter and the wolf

Melodic:

  • Shostakovich: The Bolt
  • W. A. Mozart: The Magic Flute

Timpani:

  • Beethoven: Excerpt from Symphony no. 9,
  • Hindemith: Excerpt from Symphonic Metamorphosis
  • Sibelius: Excerpt from Violin Concerto

Tambourine:

  • Tchaikovsky: Excerpt from the Nutcracker suite

Violin

Play the 1st movement, with cadenza, from one of the following concertos:

  • W. A. Mozart: Violin Concerto no. 3
  • W. A. Mozart: Violin Concerto no. 4
  • W. A. Mozart: Violin Concerto no. 5

Orchestral excerpts violinPDF

Viola

Select one of the following pieces:

  • Hoffmeister: Concerto for Viola, 1st movement with cadenza
  • Stamitz: Concerto for Viola, 1st movement with cadenza

Orchestral excerpts violaPDF

Cello

J.S Bach: Allemande from suite no. 6, without replay.

Orchestral excerpts celloPDF

Double bass

Orchestral excerpts double bassPDF

Master programme Performance Church Music – Instrumental

Organ

Oskar Lindberg: Sonata in G minor, Finale: Allegro con brio