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Entrance Standards, Oboe

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Transfer students who have oboe as their major instrument will be placed at an applied level that is based on their skill achievement. Music to be studied each year will vary some, depending on the student's ability and past music learned. Below are representative samples (not a complete list), of music that will typically be studied at the college level.



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Music 164 | Music 264 | Music 364 | Music 464

Music 164

Etudes:

  • 2 Barret articulation studies

Solos:

  • One of the 3 Handel Sonatas
  • Marcello Concerto in c minor or d minor

Orchestral Excerpts:

  • Brahms Violin Concerto, II. Adagio opening solo
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 5, I. Allegro con brio, cadenza solo; II. Andante con moto, solos

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Music 264

Etudes:

  • 2 Barret articulaton studies

Solos:

  • Hindemith Sonata
  • Poulenc Sonata

Orchestral Excerpts:

  • Brahms Symphony No. 1, II. Andante Sostenuto, both solos
  • Shostakovich Symphony No. 5, III. Largo, main solo

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Music 364

Etudes:

  • 2 Barret articulation studies

Solos:

  • Saint Saens Sonata for oboe
  • Bach Concerto for oboe and violin

Orchestral Excerpts:

  • Beethoven Symphony No. 9, II. Scherzo solos
  • Shostakovich Symphony No. 1, III. Lento, solos

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Music 464

Etudes:

  • 2 Barret articulation studies

Solos:

  • Mozart Concerto
  • Strauss Concerto

Orchestral Excerpts:

  • Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin, I. Prelude
  • Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3, II. Vivaco non troppo

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