All-State Orchestra Audition Etudes

This is the official listing of the 2020–2021 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, Michael Stringer.


Violin

Book - Title Editor Publisher Edition
Rode 24 Caprices for the Violin Rode/Galamian International Music Company 2066
Selection 1
Page(s): 4-5
Etude Title: No. 2 - Allegretto
Tempo: Dotted Quarter Note = 68-76
Area Cut: Play from beginning to end. Final Area cut will be posted on September 1.
Region Cut: Play from beginning to down beat of m. 30.
Errata:

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Forty Two Studies or Caprices Kreutzer/Singer Schrimer
Selection 2
Page(s): 44-45
Etude Title: No. 28 - Grave
Tempo: Quarter Note = 48-54
Area Cut: Play from beginning to end. Final Area cut will be posted on September 1.
Region Cut: Play from pick up to m. 37 to end.
Errata:
All staccati should be played on the string with clear, glued, articulated,
on the string with friction articulation (posted 5/1)
Grace notes before trills should be played ON the beat (posted 5/1)
Grace notes after trills should be played using the printed rhythmic indication
(16th note grace notes = 16th notes, 32nd note grace notes = 32nd notes) (posted 5/1)
In measure 42, the first note (D trill) should be a dotted quarter (matching measure 44) (posted 5/6)
In measures 28-35 - break the slur, play 2 beats per bow (two bows per measure) (posted 5/6)
In measures 52-63 - break the slur, play 2 beats per bow (two bows per measure) (posted 5/6)
In measure 11 - play the measure with written grace note rhythm DO NOT use the b) notation at the bottom of the page (posted 5/18)

Viola

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42 Studies for Viola Solo Kreutzer (Pagels) International Music Company No. 976
Selection 1
Page(s): 36-37
Etude Title: No. 26 - Moderato
Tempo: Quarter Note = 84-92
Area Cut: Play from beginning to end. Final Area cut will be posted on September 1.
Region Cut: Play from beginning to 1st note of m. 22.
Errata:
Where articulation choices occur, the top option (staccato) should be played (posted 5/1)
m. 2, bt. 4 = down bow slur over the first 3 notes, last note up bow (posted 5/1)
m. 3, bt. 2 = down bow slur over the first 3 notes, last note up bow (posted 5/1)
m. 3, bt. 4 = down bow slur over the first 3 notes, last note up bow (posted 5/1)
m. 5, bt. 2 = down bow slur over the first 3 notes, last note up bow (posted 5/1)
In measures 33-35 the top line (octaves) should be played (posted 5/1)
m. 4, beat 4 - shift down to third finger on the penultimate note (G) (posted 5/6)
m. 8, beat 4 - shift down to second finger on G (posted 5/6)
m. 8 - the last note is D-flat (posted 5/6)
m. 18, bt. 1 = up bow slur over the second 2 notes (posted 5/11)
m. 18, bt. 3 = down bow slur over the second 2 notes (posted 5/11)
m. 20, bt. 2 = down bow slur over the first 3 notes, last note up bow (posted 5/11)
m. 21, bt. 2 = down bow slur over the first 3 notes, last note up bow (posted 5/11)
m. 24, bt. 2 = down bow slur over the first 3 notes, last note up bow (posted 5/11)
m. 38, bt. 4 = shift down to second finger on E-flat (posted 5/11)
m. 13, bt. 2 = the last 16th note of the beat should be B natural (posted 5/18)
m. 31, bt. 3, first note should be a Gb (posted 6/29)


Book - Title Editor Publisher Edition
41 Caprices, Op. 22 for Viola Campagnoli Peters EP2548
Selection 2
Page(s): 7
Etude Title: No. 6 - Adagio
Tempo: Quarter Note = 44-50
Area Cut: Play from beginning to end. Final Area cut will be posted on September 1.
Region Cut: Play from m. 9 to downbeat of m. 21.
Errata:
m. 4, bt. 4 - upbow on the D quarter note (maintain slur between D & C# whole note) (posted 5/6; edited 5/18)
m. 6 - downbow on C-natural and slur the 16th notes as printed (posted 5/6; edited 5/18)
m. 22 - upbow on beat 3 through the downbeat of m. 23 (posted 5/6)
m. 3 - break slur between G & F - last 3 notes of the measure should be down, up, down. m. 4 should begin up bow (posted 7/31)

Cello

Book - Title Editor Publisher Edition
Twenty-One Etudes Book 1 for Cello Duport Schirmer 50255840
Selection 1
Page(s): 40-41
Etude Title: No. 13 - Allegro (no repeats)
Tempo: Half Note = 72-82
Area Cut: Play from beginning to end. Final Area cut will be posted on September 1.
Region Cut: Play from beginning to m. 49.
Errata:
The last note of measure 104 should be F# above the staff, not A (matching the last note of m. 105) (posted 5/1)

Book - Title Editor Publisher Edition
40 Studies High School of Cello Playing, Op. 73 Popper (Stutch) International Music Company No. 811
Selection 2
Page(s): 14-15
Etude Title: No. 7 - Lebhaft
Tempo: Quarter Note = 92-102
Area Cut: Play from beginning to end. Final Area cut will be posted on September 1.
Region Cut: Play from beginning to the last note of m. 14 (updated 8/3).
Errata:

String Bass

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12 Studies Libon/Sankey International Music Company No. 3098
Selection 1
Page(s): 10
Etude Title: No. 8 - Moderato
Tempo: Quarter Note = 60-72
Area Cut: Play from beginning to end. Final Area cut will be posted on September 1.
Region Cut: Play from m. 33 to end.
Errata:
A barline is missing between measures 48 and 49 (posted 5/6)
m. 41 - last note of the measure should be F natural (posted 5/18)

Book - Title Editor Publisher Edition
30 Studies Simandl IMC No. 1296
Selection 2
Page(s): 22-23
Etude Title: No. 20 - Moderato assai
Tempo: Dotted Quarter/Quarter Note = 75-85
Area Cut: Play from beginning to end. Final Area cut will be posted on September 1.
Region Cut: Play from beginning to m. 41.
Errata:

Harp

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Bach-Grandjany Etudes for Harp Bach - Grandjany Carl Fischer CF.O4819
Selection 1
Page(s): 9-13
Etude Title: No. 1 - "Presto" from Violin Sonata No. 1
Tempo: Dotted Quarter Note = 56-69
Area Cut: Play from beginning to end. Final Area cut will be posted on September 1.
Region Cut: Play from m. 58 to end (no repeat - take 2nd ending).
Errata:
Repeats Required

Book - Title Editor Publisher Edition
Etude de Concert, Op. 193 Godefroid Salvi Harps Publications 702720-310
Selection 2
Page(s): ALL
Etude Title: Adagio/Andantino
Tempo: Adagio - Quarter Note = 46-50; Andantino - Quarter Note = 76-88
Area Cut: Play from beginning to end. Final Area cut will be posted on September 1.
Region Cut: Play from m. 25 to end.
Errata:

Piano

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Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1 Bach (Czerny) G. Schirmer, Inc. (Hal Leonard) HL50252030
Selection 1
Page(s): 32-37
Etude Title: Prelude & Fugue VII in Eb
Tempo: Prelude - Quarter Note = 70-80; Fugue - Quarter Note = 106-116
Area Cut: Play from beginning to end. Final Area cut will be posted on September 1.
Region Cut: Play from Beginning of FUGUE to End of FUGUE.
Errata:

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Chopin - Etudes for the Piano Chopin (Friedheim) G. Schirmer, Inc. (Hal Leonard) HL50252230
Selection 2
Page(s): 86-89
Etude Title: No 19. - Op. 25, No. 7 in C#m - Lento
Tempo: Quarter Note = 56-66
Area Cut: Play from beginning to end. Final Area cut will be posted on September 1.
Region Cut: Play from beginning to 4th beat of m. 37.
Errata: