Oboe |  English Horn

Obligatory Repertoire
a. Oboe | Standard Repertoire (audio recording)
- W.A. Mozart Oboe Concerto in C major, K. 314 (K. 285d), 1st movement with cadenza, 2nd movement (with piano accompaniment)
- Schumann Three Romances, Op. 94 (one Romance of the candidate's choice)

OR one of the following works:
- Bach Concerto in A major (reconstructed from BWV 1055), 2nd movement (with piano accompaniment)
- Strauss Concerto in D major, AV 144, TrV, 2nd movement with cadenza (with piano accompaniment) 

b. Oboe | Contemporary Solo Pieces (video recording/link)
One of the following works:
- Donatoni Incisi, 1st movement (Ricordi)
- Berio Sequenza VII (Universal Edition)*
- Carter Trilogy No. 2, Inner Song (Boosey & Hawkes)*
Dorati Cinq Pièces, three pieces of the candidate's choice including Legerdemain (Boosey & Hawkes)
- Silvestrini Etudes for Oboe, No. 1, 2, 5, and 6, three etudes of the candidate's choice (Editions Rigoutat)
- Holliger Study II (Ars Viva, Schott)

c. English Horn (video or audio recording/link)
One of the following works:
- Wagner Tristan und Isolde, 3rd act, solo for English horn
- Varèse Octandre, 1st movement bar 1-32 and 3rd movement bar 9-19
- Stravinsky Pastorale, Oboe part Parghetto and English Horn part Larghetto
- Schönberg Pelleas and Melisande, Op. 5, English Horn solo at the beginning
- Mahler from Rückert Lieder, "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen"

Optional Repertoire (video or audio recording/link)
One piece of the candidate’s choice written after 1950. Please include the score along with the recording.

* To see a performance of alumnus Juan Manuel García-Cano Ruíz performing Berio Sequenza VII, click here and alumnus James Austin Smith performing Carter Trilogy, No. 2 Inner Song, click here.

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