Oboe — Classic Winds

Oboe

1st ROUND MAX. 15 MIN

1. Choose one of the options below:

  • C.P.E. Bach: Sonata for solo oboe (original for solo flute) 1st and 2nd movements. 
     The 1st and any other movement of the G minor or A minor Sonata
     The 1st and 3rd movements from the G minor or the A minor sonata  
  • J.S.Bach: Partita for solo oboe (original for a flute solo) 1 and 2 movements, or 1 and 4 movements, can be performed in G minor and A minor 
  • G.P. Telemann: From 12 Fantasies for oboe solo (original for flute solo), one fantasy No. 2 or 6 or 8 or 12

2. Choose one of the options below:

  • E. Bozza: Fantasie Pastorale Op. 37 for Oboe and Piano
  • R. Kram: Concertino for Oboe and Piano 
  • N. Skalkottas: Concertino for oboe and piano 2 and 3 movements

2nd ROUND MAX. 25 MIN

1.Choose one of the options below:

  • W.A. Mozart: Quartet in F major KV 370 (version for oboe and piano) 
  • W.A. Mozart: Quartet in C major KV285 (version for oboe and piano, arranged from a flute quartet in D major).

2. Choose one of the options below: 

  • R. Schumann: 3 Romances for Oboe & Piano op. 94
  • R. Schumann: Adagio and Allegro in A-flat Major, op. 70

3. Choose one of the options below:

  • A. Dorati:  From five pieces for solo oboe - no.1 La cigale et la fourmie (The Ant and the Grasshopper) and no.3  Fugue a trois voix (Fugue for Three Voices)
  • G. Silvestrini: From six etudes for solo oboe - no. 1 Hôtel des Roches noires à Trouville  and no.6 Le ballet espagnol
  • H. Holliger: Sonata for solo oboe - I. Präludium and II. Capriccio  

3rd ROUND MAX. 30 MIN

1. Choose one of the options below:

  • A. Dorati: Duo concertante
  • A. Jolivet: Serenade (author's version for oboe and piano)

2. Repertoire freely chosen by the participant. 


FINAL ROUND

1. A. Shor: Concerto for oboe and orchestra (download scores here)

2. Choose one of the options below: 

  • B. Martinu: Concerto for oboe and orchestra  
  • R. Strauss: Concerto for oboe and orchestra