Audition Etudes

 This is the official listing of the TCCBDA All-State Audition Material. All corrections and errata will become official only when it is posted on the TMEA site. Please check it FREQUENTLY to be certain you have the most up-to-date errata. If you have questions about these etudes or the errata, please contact the TCCBDA Vice President.

NOTE: There is an additional percussion auxiliary etude this year.  You can access and download the etude under the content area titled "Percussion Auxiliary Etude"  below.
  PERCUSSION MUST SUBMIT ALL FIVE INSTRUMENT ETUDES

IMPORTANT:
 TMEA and TCCBDA etude numbers (Etude 1, Etude 2) may not be the same!

Official TCCBDA Audition Etude Listing

Flute and Piccolo

     

Book - Editor

Mary Karen Clardy

Title

Flute Etudes Book

Publisher

European American Music Corp. or Schott

Edition

EA 764 0-913574-96-1

     

Selection 1 – Cuts Beginning(mm1) – mm16 

Page(s): 48

Key: D# Minor

Etude Title: Op. 33 / 14

Tempo: Quarter note 52-56

Errata:

m. 13 - add a slur from the grace note to the following note
m. 21 - last triplet should be slurred as in m. 5


Selection 2 – Cuts – Play mm 18 - End

Page(s): 38

Key: B Major

Etude Title: Op. 107 / 21

Tempo: Quarter note 148-176

Errata:

no repeat
Piccolo: m. 34; take the C-sharp up one octave

    

Soprano Clarinets

Book - Editor

David Hite

Title

Artistic Studies, Book 1 - From the French School

Publisher

Southern Music Company

Edition

B362

     

Selection 1 

Cuts: Beginning – Fermata at Measure 32

Page(s): 59

Key: D Major

Etude Title: 32 Etudes, 13

Tempo: Quarter note 54-63

Errata:

Measure 21 - the second note in the measure - the E - should be a   32nd note instead of a 16th note.
Measure 36 - Articulate sixteenth triplets as notated in measures 37 &   38. 


Selection 2

Cuts: mm32 – mm79

Page(s): 88-89

Key:

Etude Title: 9 Caprices, 6

Tempo: Dotted quarter note 58-68

Errata:

This Etude is numbered wrong by the Publisher. If you start   numbering with ZERO you will have the correct numbering.
Add a crescendo in m.21 and a diminuendo in m.22-24.
Add a ritard in m. 30. A Tempo in m.32.
Change the fp in m.73 to a piano. 


Low Clarinets

Book – Editor 

David Hite

Title
Artistic Studies, Book 1 - From the French School

Publisher
Southern Music Company

Edition
B362

Selection 1 Cuts: Pick up mm18 – Downbeat of mm37

Page(s): 49

Key:

Etude Title: 32 Etudes, 3

Tempo: Quarter note 50-60

Errata:


Selection 2 Cuts; Beginning – mm 31 no repeats

Page(s): 52

Key: G Major

Etude Title: 32 Etudes, 6

Tempo: Quarter note 80-100

Errata:

Take NO repeats

Oboe and English Horn

  

Book – Editor
H. Voxman

Title
Selected Studies for Oboe

Publisher
Rubank

Edition
No. 107 HLO4470710

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Selection 1 Cut: Beginning – mm38 stop on fermata 

Page(s): 12
Key: E Minor
Etude Title: Andante
Tempo: Eighth note 68-76
Errata:


Selection 2 Cut: Beginning – mm24

Page(s): 18
Key: G Minor
Etude Title: Allegro
Tempo: Dotted Quarter Note = 72-80
Errata:

Bassoon


Book – Editor
Weissenborn / Ambrosio
Title
Practical Method for the Bassoon - 50 Advanced Studies
Publisher
Carl Fischer
Edition
O2150 0-8258-0350-0


Selection 1 Cut: Pick up mm13 – End of piece

Page(s): 117
Key:
Etude Title: Fifty Advanced Studies, No. 45
Tempo: Dotted quarter note 46-60
Errata:

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Selection 2 Cut: mm17-End

Page(s): 96
Key: D Minor
Etude Title: Fifty Advanced Studies, No. 22
Tempo: Dotted Quarter Note = 100-110
Errata:
mm. 8 - place a caesura under the fermata, as in mm. 24
mm. 36 - place a poco ritardando on the last 2 beats

Contra Bassoon

  

Book – Editor
Weissenborn / Ambrosio
Title
Practical Method for the Bassoon - 50 Advanced Studies
Publisher
Carl Fischer
Edition
O2150 0-8258-0350-0


Selection 1 No Cut play as is 

Page(s): 83
Key:
Etude Title: Fifty Advanced Studies, No. 6
Tempo: Quarter Note = 100-112
Errata:

Saxophones

  

Book – Editor
W. Ferling, Revised by Andraud
Title
48 Famous Studies for Oboe or Saxophone
Publisher
Southern Music Company
Edition
B103

Selection 1 Cut: Beginning – mm15

Page(s): 2
Key:
Etude Title: No. 4
Tempo: Quarter Note = 116-132
Errata:

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Selection 2 Cut: Beg. – mm 14

Page(s): 13
Key:
Etude Title: No. 25
Tempo: Eighth note 84-96
Errata:
m4 - The sixteenth note at the end of the measure should have a staccato marking.

Cornet/Trumpet

 Book – Editor
H. Voxman
Title
Selected Studies
Publisher
Rubank / Hal Leonard
Edition
No. 108 HLO4470680


Selection 1 Cut: Beg. – End on Beat 1 of mm 14

Page(s): 18
Key: G Minor
Etude Title: G Minor - Lento (in 8)
Tempo: Eighth Note = 84-100
Errata:
No errata.

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Selection 2 Cut: Beginning – Dotted Quarter note in mm 42 no repeats

Page(s): 22
Key: B Minor
Etude Title: B Minor - Allegretto grazioso
Tempo: Quarter note 90-106

F Horn

  

Book – Editor
Kling, Ed. and Rev. - Sansone
Title
40 Characteristic Etudes
Publisher
Southern Music Company
Edition
B131


Selection 1 Cut: Beg. – end of measure 24

Page(s): 31
Key:
Etude Title: No. 39
Tempo: Quarter Note = 120-132
Errata:
Some printings of this book may start the etude on a differently numbered page. For example, at least in one edition, it is on page 33. In any case, use etude 39. (Posted 7/24)

Measure 6 no staccato on the eb beat one.

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Selection 2 Cut: 44 – End 

Page(s): 16-17
Key: G Major
Etude Title: No. 19
Tempo: Quarter note 84-92
Errata:
Some printings of this book may start the etude on a differently numbered page. For example, at least in one edition, it is on pages 14-15. In any case, use etude 19.

In this etude, groups of three sixteenth notes should be played as a triplet, there are some triplet markings missing in mm. 8, 9, 12, 48, 49, 64, and 65. 

There should be a slur added across the whole measure in mm. 64 and 65 (like mm. 60 and 62).

In, M.1, M.2, etc., the triplets are slurred. In measures that have the same rhythm and articulation markings as M. 17, the whole measure should be slurred. 

Add staccato markings on the and of beat 1 in mm. 45 and 49, as well as m. 55 (beat 1, and of 1, and of 2).

Tenor Trombone

  

Book – Editor
H. Voxman
Title
Selected Studies
Publisher
Rubank / Hal Leonard
Edition
No. 159 HLO4470720


Selection 1 Cut: Beg. – beats 1&2 (Half note) of mm 17.

Page(s): 50
Key: B Major
Etude Title: B Major – Adagio
Tempo: Quarter Note = 66-76
Errata:
This etude replaces Etude No. 3 posted from 12 pm to 2:30 pm 7/23. (Posted 7/23)

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Selection 2 Cut: Beg. – 22 stop at Fermata 

Page(s): 29
Key: E Minor
Etude Title: E Minor - Allegro vivace (moderato two)
Tempo: Half Note = 76-92
Errata:
Do not play the optional notes in bar 5.

Bass Trombone

  

Book – Editor
Grigoriev / Ostrander
Title
24 Studies
Publisher
International
Edition
No. 3094


Selection 1 Cut: Pick up mm27 (Triplets on beat 4 of mm26) – End 

Page(s): 21
Key:
Etude Title: No. 19
Tempo: Quarter note 68-76
Errata:
No Errata.

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Selection 2 Cut: Beg. – mm 31 stop at fermata

Page(s): 23
Key:
Etude Title: No. 21
Tempo: Half Note = 74-82
Errata:
No Errata

Euphonium

 Book – Editor
H. Voxman
Title
Selected Studies
Publisher
Rubank / Hal Leonard
Edition
No. 160 HLO4470730


Selection 1 Cut: mm16- mm 29 stop at fermata

Page(s): 23
Key: Db Major
Etude Title: Db Major - Con moto
Tempo: Quarter Note = 96-110
Errata:
Errata: mm35-38 all eighth-notes should be marked tenuto.

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Selection 2 Cut: Beginning – mm 40 

Page(s): 7
Key: Eb Major
Etude Title: Eb Major – Marcia
Tempo: Quarter Note = 94-108
Errata:
Apply the the articulation markings on the quarter notes found in mm9, 12, and 13 to the quarter notes found in mm25, 28, and 29. Disregard the accent on the downbeat of m46 (located just below the staff) and play the downbeat (high A-flat) with the same articulation as the downbeat (middle D) of m45.

Tuba

  

Book – Editor
Blazhevich
Title
70 Studies, Vol. I
Publisher
Robert King Music
Edition
No. 273 AL 28 596


Selection 1 Cut: Beg. - Mm27

Page(s): 10
Key:
Etude Title: No. 11
Tempo: Quarter Note = 116-136
Errata:
Disregard the practice articulations printed at the bottom of the page.

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Selection 2 Cut: Beg. – fermata at mm 26

Page(s): 8
Key: D Minor
Etude Title: No. 9
Tempo: Quarter note 70-80
Errata:
ms 31 should have a crescendo on the half note

Percussion- Snare

Book – Editor
M. Peters
Title
Advanced Snare Drum Studies
Publisher
Mitchell Peters
Edition
(NA)


Selection 1 Cut: Beginning - mm 54, Stop at double bar meter change.

Page(s): 22-23
Key: || Clef
Etude Title: 11
Tempo: Quarter note 118-126
Errata:
m. 36 going to m. 37 - add notation "eighth note equals eighth note"

m. 66 - second note should be a dotted eighth-note

m. 67 - third note should be sixteenth note

The end of line 16 appears to have a blank measure in 3/4, this is not a measure. It is a courtesy time signature. There should be no break in sound between line 16 and line 17.

Percussion - Keyboard (2 Mallet)

Book – Editor
McMillan
Title
Masterpieces for the Marimba
Publisher
Warner Bros. Publications
Edition
PROBK 01202 0-7692-3374-0


Selection 1 Cut: Beg – 39 omit pick up to square E.

Page(s): 30-31
Key: E Minor
Etude Title: Sonata
Tempo: Quarter note 110-120
Errata:
m. 34 - last note is rolled (8th-note G-natural)

m. 37 - Beat 3, fourth 16th note – should be a B-natural

m. 47 - Beat 4, third 16th note – still a C-sharp. Missing courtesy accidental.

Percussion - Keyboard (4 Mallet)

Book – Editor
Julie Davila
Title
Impressions on Wood
Publisher
Row-Loff Productions
Edition
RLP-10052000


Selection 1 Cut: Beginning - Fermata No repeats take 

2nd Endings.
Page(s): 15-17
Key: C Major
Etude Title: Mango Bay
Tempo: Quarter note 170-190
Errata:
Take all repeats, except on D.C.skip m.9, take second ending and jump to Coda as indicated.

Percussion - Timpani

Book – Editor
Orfaly
Title
Studies in Copper - 15 Orchestral Etudes for Timpani
Publisher
C. Alan Publications
Edition
15020 (2008)


Selection 1 Cut: mm25 – mm61 No Repeats

Page(s): 6-7
Key:
Etude Title: Etude #2
Tempo: Dotted Quarter Note = 70-80
Errata:

Percussion - Auxiliary Etude

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