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Requirements for the Orchestral Instruments master’s program – Bassoon major

Master of Music / Major in Orchestral Instruments (RSH) and Orchestra Playing at the Orchesterzentrum NRW

 


1. Major in Orchestral Instruments

1.1 Preselection
For the pre-selection, a total of 4 uncut videos showing artistic presentations have to be submitted with the application. The total duration of the 4 videos should not exceed 20 minutes. The following requirements apply:

  • Two complete movements from a concerto by A. Vivaldi chosen freely with piano accompaniment. 1 uncut video.
  • One fast movement, exposition and development from a concerto by W. A. Mozart (without cadenzas) or by C. M. von Weber or by J. N. Hummel with piano accompaniment. 1 uncut video.
  • One work for bassoon solo from the following repertoire. 1 uncut video.
    • Isang Yun – Monologue
    • O. Berg - Vertigo
    • E. Denissow – Sonata 1st movement
    • H. Hollinger – Klaus-Ur
    • K. H. Stockhausen – In Friendship
  • Orchestral parts. 1 uncut video
    • Beethoven - 4th symphony, 4th movement
    • M. Ravel – Bolero
    • D. Shostakovich - 9th symphony, u. and 5th movement

1.2 Presence Examination
The presence examination includes the following parts:

  • Artistic presentation: the same repertoire requirements apply as in the preselection. The same works may be presented as in the preselection.
  • A short reflective talk related to the artistic presentation.

The examination board reserves the right to make a selection from the prepared pieces.

 


2. Orchestra Playing at the Orchesterzentrum NRW

2.1 Preselection

For the pre-selection, a total of 3 uncut videos showing artistic presentations have to be submitted with the application. The total duration of the 3 videos should not exceed 20 minutes. The following requirements apply:

  • W.A. Mozart, Concerto 1st movement without cadenzas with piano accompaniment. 1 uncut video
  • C. Saint-Saens - Sonata 3rd movement complete with piano accompaniment. 1 uncut video.
  • Orchestral parts. 1 uncut video

The orchestra positions are deposited on the website of the Orchesterzentrum NRW. Application - Orchesterzentrum | NRW

2.2 Presence Examination
The presence examination includes the following parts:

  • Artistic presentation: the same repertoire requirements apply as in the preselection. The same works may be presented as in the preselection.
  • A short reflective talk related to the artistic presentation.

The examination board reserves the right to make a selection from the prepared pieces.



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