Northern Illinois University

Greg Barrett

Clarinet Audition Lists

Clarinet I

Mozart Clarinet Concerto Mvmts. I and II

First clarinet parts:

  • Beethoven Symphony No. 4
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 6
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 8
  • Borodin Polovetsian Dances
  • Brahms Symphony No. 3
  • Kodaly Dances of Galanta
  • Mendelssohn Scherzo from a Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf
  • Ravel Daphnis and Chloé, Second Suite
  • Respighi Pines of Rome, III. I pini del Gianicolo
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol
  • Schubert Unfinished Symphony
  • Stravinsky Firebird, Variation de l'oiseau de feu
  • Weber Der Freischütz, Overture

Sight Reading

Clarinet II / Eb

Mozart Clarinet Concerto Mvmt. I

First clarinet parts:

  • Beethoven Symphony No. 6
  • Brahms Symphony No. 3
  • Mendelssohn Scherzo from a Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Respighi Pines of Rome, III. I pini del Gianicolo
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol
  • Stravinsky Firebird, Variation de l'oiseau de feu

Eb clarinet parts:

  • Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique, Mvmt. V
  • Ravel Bolero
  • Ravel Daphnis and Chloé, Second Suite
  • Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
  • Stravinsky Le Sacre du Printemps

Sight Reading

Clarinet III / bass

Mozart Clarinet Concerto Mvmt. I

First clarinet parts:

  • Beethoven Symphony No. 6
  • Brahms Symphony No. 3
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol

Bass clarinet parts:

  • Grofé Grand Canyon Suite, 3. On the trail
  • Moussorgsky/Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition, I. Gnomus
  • Prokofiev Symphony No. 5
  • Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
  • Stravinsky Le Sacre du Printemps (Bass Cl. I)
  • Tchaikovsky Nutcracker, No. 14 Pas de deux
  • Wagner Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Rheinfahrt

Sight Reading