REPERTOIRE

REPERTOIRE

Important:
A. The Competition is divided into three rounds: preliminary, semifinal and final. The candidate cannot perform the same work in two different rounds.

B. We ask candidates to focus their attention on the composition and balance of their program, as this should highlight their artistic and technical merits as well as present works of different periods or esthetics.

C. Excerpts from works, as established through standard performance practice, are allowed in certain cases (e.g., movements). These excerpts must be submitted to the OSM Competition Committee for approval. The committee may take up to 4 or 5 buisiness day to render a decision so be sure to make your request sufficiently in advance to respect the deadlines of each round.

D. When permitted, equivalent works must be submitted to the approval of the OSM Competition Committee. . The committee may take up to 4 or 5 buisiness day to render a decision so be sure to make your request sufficiently in advance to respect the deadlines of each round.

WOODWINDS

Flute

Preliminary

1-Two contrasting movements of the candidate’s choice from one of the following sonatas:

  • J.S. Bach: Sonata in B minor, BWV 1030
  • J.S. Bach: Sonata in E major, BWV 1035
  • Or equivalent (period and/or esthetic)  – approval required by the Competition Committee

2- One work from the following list:

  • Dutilleux: Sonatine
  • Ganne: Andante et Scherzo
  • Or equivalent  – approval required by the Competition Committee

Semifinal (maximum duration: 30 minutes of music)

1-One work from the following list

  • Prokofiev: Sonata for Flute and Piano in D major, Op. 94
  • Reinecke: Sonata for Flute and Piano in E major, Op. 167
  • M. Widor: Suite for Flute and Piano, Op. 34
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the Competition Committee

2-One canadian work of the candidate’s choice (composed after 1980)

3-Two orchestral excerpts of the candidate’s choice  from the list at the end of this document.

Final

One concerto or concertante work of the candidate’s choice.

Oboe

Preliminary

1- Two contrasting movements of the candidate’s choice from one of the following pieces:

  • J.S. Bach: Sonata in G minor for Oboe (Flute), BWV1030b Keyboard and Continuo (Peters Editions)
  • J.S. Bach: Concerto in F major for Oboe, Strings and Continuo, BWV1053R (Sikorski Editions)
  • Or equivalent (period and/or esthetic)  – approval required by the Competition Committee

2-One piece from the following list:

  • Britten: Six Metamorphosis after Ovid, Op. 49 (choose four out of six)
  • Dorati: Five pieces for Solo Oboe (Boosey & Hawkes)
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the Competition Committee

Semifinal (maximum duration: 30 minutes of music )

1-One piece from the following list:

  • Saint-Saens: Sonata for Oboe and Piano in D major, Op. 166
  • Dutilleux: Sonata for Oboe and Piano
  • Skalkottas: Concertino for Oboe and Piano
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the Competition Committee

2-One canadian work of the candidate’s choice (composed after 1980)

3-Two orchestral excerpts of the candidate’s choice  from the list at the end of this document.

Final

One concerto or concertante work of the candidate’s choice

Clarinet

Preliminary

1- Two contrasting movements of the candidate’s choice from:

  • M. von Weber: Concertino for Clarinet and Orchestra in C minor/Eflat major, Op. 26, J. 109
  • Or equivalent (period and/or esthetic)  – approval required by the Competition Committee

2-One work from the following list:

  • Debussy: Première Rhapsodie for Clarinet and Piano
  • Stravinsky: Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the Competition Committee

Semifinal (maximum duration: 30 minutes of music)

1-One work from the following list:

  • Brahms: Clarinet Sonata No. 1 in F minor or No. 2 in E-flat major, Op. 120
  • Lutoslawski: Dance Preludes for Clarinet and Piano
  • Saint-Saëns: Clarinet Sonata
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the Competition Committee

2-One canadian work of the candidate’s choice (composed after 1980)

3-Two orchestral excerpts of the candidate’s choice  from the list at the end of this document.

Final

One concerto or concertante work of the candidate’s choice

Bassoon

Preliminary

1- Two contrasting movements of the candidate’s choice from one of the following pieces:

  • Devienne: Bassoon Sonatas, Op. 24, No. 3 or No. 5
  • Vivaldi: one bassoon concerto of the candidate’s choice
  • Or equivalent (period and/or esthetic)  – approval required by the Competition Committee

2-One work from the following repertoire:

  • Dutilleux: Sarabande et cortège for Bassoon and Piano
  • Jeanjean: Prélude et Scherzo
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the jury

Semifinal (maximum duration: 30 minutes of music)

1-One work from the following list:

  • Bitsch: Concertino for Bassoon and Piano
  • Nussio: Variations on an Arietta by Pergolesi for Bassoon and String Orchestra
  • Tansman: Sonatina for Bassoon and Piano
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the Competition Committee

2-One canadian work of the candidate’s choice (composed after 1980)

3-Two orchestral excerpts of the candidate’s choice  from the list at the end of this ducument.

Final

One concerto or concertante work of the candidate’s choice

Alto saxophone

Preliminary

1- Allemande and one contrasting movement of the candidate’s choice from one of the following partitas:

  • J.S. Bach : Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
  • J.S. Bach : Flute Partita in A minor, BWV 1013
  • Or equivalent (period and/or esthetic)  – approval required by the Competition Committee

2-One piece from the following list:

  • Sancan : Lamento et rondo
  • Desenclos : Prélude, cadence et final

Semifinal (maximum duration: 30 minutes of music)

1-One work from the following list:

  • Creston: Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano, Op. 19
  • Decruck : Sonate en Ut# pour saxophone alto et orchestre
  • Hindemith : Sonata for alto saxophone
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the Competition Committee

2-One canadian work of the candidate’s choice (composed after 1980)

3-Two orchestral excerpts of the candidate’s choice  from the list at the end of this document.

Final

One concerto or concertante work of the candidate’s choice

BRASS

Horn

Preliminary

1-One piece from the following list:

  • Saint-Saens: Morceau de Concert
  • Dukas: Villanelle
  • Or equivalent (period and/or esthetic)  – approval required by the Competition Committee

2- Two contrasting movements of the candidate’s choice from one of the following sonatas:

  • Beethoven: Sonata in F major, Op. 17
  • Vignery: Sonata, Op. 7
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the jury

Semifinal (maximum duration: 30 minutes of music)

1-One work from the following list:

  • Bozza: En Forêt
  • Pilss : Tre Pezzi, II Intermezzo
  • Schumann: Adagio and Allegro in A flat major for Horn and Piano, Op. 70
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the Competition Committee

2-One canadian work of the candidate’s choice (composed after 1980)

3-Two orchestral excerpts of the candidate’s choice  from the list at the end of this document.

Final

One concerto or concertante work of the candidate’s choice

Trumpet

Preliminary

1- Two contrasting movements of the candidate’s choice from one of the following concertos:

  • N. Hummel: Trumpet Concerto in E flat major
  • Fasch: Trumpet Concerto in D major
  • Or equivalent (period and/or esthetic)  – approval required by the Competition Committee

2- G. Enesco: Légende

Or equivalent – approval required by the competition Committee

Semifinal (maximum duration: 30 minutes of music)

1-One work from the following list:

  • Böhme: Trumpet Concerto in F minor, Op. 18
  • Hindemith: Sonata for Trumpet and Piano in B flat major
  • Jolivet: Concertino for Trumpet
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the Competition Committee

2-One canadian work of the candidate’s choice (composed after 1980)

3-Two orchestral excerpts of the candidate’s choice  from the list at the end of this document.

Final

One concerto or concertante work of the candidate’s choice

Trombone

Preliminary

1-F. David: Concertino for trombone and orchestra

Or equivalent (period and/or estheic)  – approval required by the competition Committee

2-One work from the following list:

  • M. Defaye: Deux danses
  • Martin: Ballade for Trombone and Piano
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the Competition Committee

Semifinal (maximum duration: 30 minutes of music)

1-One work from the following list:

  • Castérède: Sonatina for Trombone and Piano
  • Hindemith: Trombone Sonata
  • Ewazen: Sonata for Trombone and Piano
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the Competition Committee

2-One canadian work of the candidate’s choice (composed after 1980)

3-Two orchestral excerpts of the candidate’s choice  from the list at the end of this document.

Final

One concerto or concertante work of the candidate’s choice

Bass trombone

Preliminary

1-E. Sachse: Concertino for Bass Trombone

Or equivalent (period and/or esthetic) – approval required by the competition Committee

2-One work from the following list:

  • Lebedev: Concerto in One Movement for Bass Trombone or Tuba
  • Alec Wilder: Sonata for Bass Trombone and Piano
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the Competition Committee

Semifinal (maximum duration: 30 minutes of music)

1-One work from the following list:

  • Bozza: New Orleans
  • Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge, low voice
  • Frescobaldi: Canzoni (one of the candidate’s choice)
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the Competition Committee

2-One canadian work of the candidate’s choice (composed after 1980)

3-Two orchestral excerpts of the candidate’s choice  from the list at the end of this document.

Final

One concerto or concertante work of the candidate’s choice

Tuba

Preliminary

1-One work from the following list

  • Castérède: Sonatina
  • Halsey Stevens: Sonatina
  • Or equivalent  – approval required by the competition Committee

2-One work from the following list

  • Capuzzi: Concerto for Double Bass (arr. Catelinet, two contrasting mouvements of the candidate’s choice)
  • Wilhelm: Concertino – first movement

Semifina (maximum duration: 30 minutes of music )

1-One work from the following list:

  • Broughton: Sonata
  • Hindemith: Sonata for Bass Tuba and Piano
  • Madsen: Sonata for Tuba and Piano, Op. 34
  • Or equivalent – approval required by the Competition Committee

2-One canadian work of the candidate’s choice (composed after 1980)

3-Two orchestral excerpts of the candidate’s choice  from the list at the end of this document.

Final

One concerto or concertante work of the candidate’s choice

ORCHESTRA EXCERPTS FOR THE SEMIFINAL ROUND