All-State Orchestra Audition Etudes

This is the official listing of the 2022–2023 Orchestra Division All-State Audition Material.
All amendments, corrections and errata will become official only when it is published here.

Be sure to make note of any changes that may appear here during the upcoming months. Errata will not be posted in the Southwestern Musician magazine. Should you discover any errata in the music that may have been missed, please notify the State Orchestra Division Chair, Ann G. Smith.


Violin

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36 Etudes or Caprices for Violin Solo (Ivan Galamian) Fiorillo/Galamian International Music Company No. 2178
Selection 1
Page(s): 38
Etude Title: No. 32 - Adagio espressivo
Tempo: Quarter Note = 54-66
Region Cut: Play from All (beginning) to beat one of meas. 27.
Area Cut: Play from to .
Errata: Lower notes must be played. Treat all lower notes as double stops All double stops should be played strictly in time and note duration (Posted 5/4)

Meas. 7 and Meas. 15 the grace note in beat four should be a B flat not a B natural (posted 5/6)

Tempo: Quarter Note = 46-54 (updated 5/18)

Meas. 12 the Up Bow starts on the E flat 16th note (updated 6/13)

Meas. 23 and Meas. 31 the grace note in beat four should be an E flat not an E natural (posted 6/13)

Meas. 15 and 31 beat 3 should be an 8th note tied to a 32nd note followed by three 32nd notes (updated 6/27)

Meas. 26 beat 3, down bow starts on B flat and continues through the first 32nd note of beat 4 on A flat. An up bow on the second note of beat four G natural (updated 6/27)

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Forty Two Studies or Caprices Kreutzer/Singer Schrimer
Selection 2
Page(s): 50-51
Etude Title: N0. 31 Allegro
Tempo: Quarter Note = 70-80
Region Cut: Play from Beginning to beat 4 of measure 30.
Area Cut: Play from to .
Errata: Measure 75 beat 2 the four 16th notes should be C, G, A flat, E natural. The G was not clearly printed. (updated 5/18)

Measure 17 the last note should be a G flat (updated 8/26)

Viola

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16 Fantasy Etudes for Viola Fuchs International Music Company No. 2786
Selection 1
Page(s): 28-29
Etude Title: No. 14 - Aria Parlante (Andante)
Tempo: Half Note = 46-52
Region Cut: Play from Beginning to Beat one of measure 51.
Area Cut: Play from to .
Errata: Tempo updated 5/2-2:00 pm

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41 Caprices, Op. 22 for Viola Campagnoli Peters EP2548
Selection 2
Page(s): 4-5
Etude Title: No. 3 - Allegro Moderato
Tempo: Dotted Quarter Note = 56-66
Region Cut: Play from All (beginning) to End (measure 25).
Area Cut: Play from to .

Cello

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40 Studies High School of Cello Playing, Op. 73 Popper (Stutch) International Music Company No. 811
Selection 1
Page(s): 48-49
Etude Title: No. 23 - Moderato
Tempo: Quarter Note = 66-80
Region Cut: Play from Beginning to beat 1 of measure 47.
Area Cut: Play from to .
Errata: Meas. 16 and 42 beat 4 should start with a C natural (updated 5/11)
Meas. 26 and 52 last note should be an F sharp not an f natural (updated 8/1)


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Twenty-One Etudes Book 1 for Cello Duport Schirmer 50255840
Selection 2
Page(s): 22-23
Etude Title: No. 8 - Adagio cantabile
Tempo: Quarter Note = 54-64
Region Cut: Play from Beginning to beat one of measure 27.
Area Cut: Play from to .
Errata: Meas. 22, the "and" of beat 4, should include the note C# (C#4) as a 16th note followed by a 16th rest (updated 6/27)

String Bass

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57 Studies, Vol I Storch-Hrabe (Zimmermann) International Music Company No. 1034
Selection 1
Page(s): 6
Etude Title: No. 4 - Adagio
Tempo: Adagio - Quarter Note = 66-80; Allegro - Half Note = 50-56
Region Cut: Play from Beginning (adagio) to the end of measure 43(Allegro).
Area Cut: Play from to .

Selection 2
Page(s): 26-27
Etude Title: No. 26 - Pastorale Andante & Allegro Molto
Tempo: Pastorale Andante - Eighth Note = 80-86; Allegro Molto - Quarter Note = 74-86
Region Cut: Play from Measure 27 (Pastorale Andante) to beginning of measure 91 (Allegro motto).
Area Cut: Play from to .
Errata: Measure 86 beat one the third and fourth 16th notes should be played in one bow as a double up bow (updated 8/25)

Harp

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Method for the Harp (Includes 15 Preludes) Salzedo & Lawrence Schirmer / Hal Leonard HL 50328070
Selection 1
Page(s): TBD
Etude Title: La Desirade
Tempo: TBD -
Region Cut: Play from All (Beginning) to End (measure 28).
Area Cut: Play from to .
Errata: Pages 63 - 65 (updated 8/9)
Tempo Quarter note = 50 - 60 (updated 8/9)

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Variations on a Theme of Mozart and Nocturne Mikhail Glinka Salvi 250610
Selection 2
Page(s): NA
Etude Title: Variation
Tempo: Quarter Note = 120-132
Region Cut: Play from Beginning of Variation #2 (measure 33) to end of variation #5 (measure 109).
Area Cut: Play from to .
Errata: Variation only (no Nocturne)
Variation 1 only (updated 5/12)
Version 1 only not "Variation" 1 (updated 5/18)
Do not take repeats (updated 5/12)

Measure 8 treble clef, beat four, should be a G not an A (updated 8/2)
Measure 9 treble clef, second half of beat 4, eighth note should be a G not an A (updated 8/2)
Measure 25 treble clef, second accent should be on beat two of the measure not on the fourth 16th note of the first beat. (updated 8/2)
Measure 54 treble clef, the first 16th note should be a C not a D (updated 8/2)
Measure 63 treble clef, the first 16th of beat four should be an A not a C (updated 8/2)
Measure 69 bass clef, the 6th sixteenth note should be a C not a B (updated 8/2)
Measure 71 treble clef, Beats 1 and 4 should be 16th notes and beat 7-12 should be a dotted quarter note (updated 8/2)
Measure 85 should read "Variation 5" and "Tempo I" (updated 8/2)
Measure 92 treble clef should read the same as measure 100 beat 2 should be "GBGFBG" (updated 8/2)
Measure 99 bass clef beat three should be octave B not octave D. Beat three should be the same as beat one (updated 8/2)
Measure 106 treble clef beat 3 fourth note should be a B not a D (updated 8/2)
Variation 3 play harmonics as written (updated 8/9)

Metronome marking should read Quarter note = 88 - 102 (updated 8/9)


Piano

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Sixty Sonatas. Volume 1, Nos. 1-30 Scarlatti Kalmus K03859 URTEXT EDITION
Selection 1
Page(s): 44-47
Etude Title: No. 17 - Presto
Tempo: Eighth Note = 185-195 (updated 5/3)
Region Cut: Play from All to .
Area Cut: Play from to .

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Chopin - Etudes for the Piano Chopin (Friedheim) G. Schirmer, Inc. (Hal Leonard) HL 50252230
Selection 2
Page(s): TBD
Etude Title: Op. 25 No. 10 - Lento
Tempo: Quarter Note = 95-105
Region Cut: Play from Beginning of Lento (measure 29) to Tempo 1 (measure 104).
Area Cut: Play from to .
Errata: Ms. 29 to the end only (updated 5/3)
Metronome marking for Lento, quarter note = 56 - 66 (updated 8/15)