Skip to Main Content
Sign In

Cello Audition Repertoire

Image Picker for Section 0
Undergraduate

Music Education, Composition, Theory, and History and Literature Majors; Bachelor of Arts, Minors, Merit, and Honors Private Study

  • Scales in 3 octaves, major and melodic minor, and 3-octave arpeggios for these keys (from memory)
  • Etudes - one from the following, its equivalent or more advanced:
    • Schroeder, Foundation Studies, Bk. 2 (any one)
  • Solos - one from the following, its equivalent or more advanced:
    • J. S. Bach, any of the Unaccompanied Suites (2 contrasting movements)
    • Saint-Saens, Allegro Appassionato
    • Bruch, Kol Nidre
    • Faure, Elegie 

Applied Music Major  

  • Scales in 3 octaves, major and melodic minor, and the 3-octave arpeggio system for these keys, found in the Galamian/Jensen Scale Studies book (from memory)
  • Etudes - one from the following, its equivalent or more advanced:
    • Duport - Etudes (any one)
    • Popper, High school of Cello Playing (any one)
  • Solos
    • First movement of a major Classical, Romantic or 20th-Century concerto (from memory)
    • Bach, J.S., any of the Unaccompanied Suites (2 contrasting movements, from memory)  
Graduate

  • 1 movement from a standard concerto (from memory)
  • 2-3 contrasting movements of a unaccompanied suite by J. S. Bach
  • 1 movement from a standard Classical or Romantic sonata
  • a 20th or 21st century work
Page Settings and MetaData:
(Not Shown on the Page)
Page Settings
Cello
No
MetaData for Search Engine Optimization
Cello Audition Repertoire
  • Department of Music
  • Amy E. du Pont Music Building
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-2578
  • ud-music@udel.edu