Contact Us | For tickets call 315-299-5598

Second Horn Audition Repertoire

Second Horn Audition Repertoire

Please note: All repertoire is subject to change. 


I. SOLO OF YOUR CHOICE

II. ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS (2nd Horn part unless otherwise noted)
  • Beethoven - Fidelio Overture: mm. 45 - 55
  • Beethoven - Symphony no. 3, Movement III: mm. 158 - 211 2nd ending; Movement IV: m. 431 to the end
  • Beethoven - Symphony no. 7, Movement I: mm. 66 - 110 & m. 427 to the end;  Movement III: mm. 181 - 221
  • Brahms - Symphony no. 4, Movement IV
  • Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Variations V & VI
  • Mahler - Symphony no. 1, Movement I: 4 before Reh. 2 to 3 after Reh. 4; Movement II: pickup to Reh. 15 to 3 before Reh. 16 & 4 after Reh. 26 to the end; Movement III: Reh. 13 - Reh. 15
  • Mozart - Symphony no. 40, Movement III
  • Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet Suite no. 2, Romeo at the Tomb of Juliet: Reh. 60 - Reh. 62
  • Shostakovich - Symphony no. 5, Low Tutti
  • Strauss - Don Quixote (4th Horn), Variations 1, 7 & 8
  • Strauss - Ein Heldenleben: 4 after Reh. 3 to 2 after Reh. 6, pickup to Reh. 24 to 3 after Reh. 30, pickup to Reh. 78 to 2 after Reh. 79, Reh. 97 - Reh. 98
  • Tchaikovsky - Symphony no. 4, Movement I: opening to m. 20, mm. 169 - 189, mm. 296 - 300

Support Symphoria

Great music connects us as community members, at every age and in every walk of life. From Brahms to Broadway, and from movie scores to Mozart, Symphoria performances will inspire you. Help us keep symphonic music alive in Central New York for everyone to enjoy.