Larry Krantz Flute Pages: Orchestral Audition List for Flute

Common Pieces found on Orchestral Audition Lists
for Flute and Piccolo

Prepared by Tod Brody

Each of these works has been found on an audition list for at least one professional symphony orchestra audition in the United States or Canada. This list does not include works found only on opera or ballet orchestra auditions.

    *** Appears on nearly every audition list
    ** Appears on audition lists regularly
    * Occasional or singular appearance

Flute
    Bach
    Orchestral Suite #2 in b minor **
    "Aus Liebe" from St. Matthew Passion *

    Bartok
    Concerto for Orchestra **

    Beethoven
    Leonore Overture #3 ***
    Symphony #3 **
    Symphony #4 *
    Symphony #6 **
    Symphony #7 *

    Berlioz
    Damnation of Faust - Menuet des Follets **
    Symphonie Fantastique **

    Bizet
    Carmen - Act III Entr'acte **

    Brahms
    Symphony #1 **
    Brahms Symphony #4***

    Britten
    Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra *

    Debussy
    Prelude to Afternoon of a Faun ***

    Dvorak
    Symphony #8 in G **
    Symphony #9 in e minor (New World) *

    Gluck
    Minuet & Dance of the Blessed Spirits from "Orfeo" **

    Hindemith
    Symphony "Mathis der Maler" **
    Nobilissima Visione *
    Symphonic Metamorphoses **

    Mendelssohn
    Midsummer Night's Dream Scherzo ***
    Symphony #4 *

    Mozart
    Symphony #41 (Jupiter) *

    Prokofiev
    Classical Symphony ***
    Lieutenant Kije *
    Peter and the Wolf ***
    Romeo and Juliet *

    Ravel
    Daphnis and Chloe ***
    La Valse *

    Rimsky-Korsakov
    Scheherazade ***
    Capriccio Espagnol *

    Rossini
    L'Italiana in Algieri overture *
    Semiramide overture **
    William Tell overture ***

    Saint-Saens
    Carnival of the Animals "Voliere" **

    Strauss, Richard
    Don Juan **
    Til Eulenspiegel **
    Tod und Verklarung *
    Salome's Dance from "Salome" *
    Sinfonia Domestica *

    Stravinsky
    Fairy's Kiss *
    Firebird ***
    Rite of Spring *
    Song of the Nightingale *

    Tschaikovsky
    Francesca da Rimini *
    Nutcracker (Danse des Mirlitons) *
    Symphony #4 *

Piccolo
    Bartok
    Concerto for Orchestra ***

    Beethoven
    Symphony #5 *
    Symphony #9 ***

    Berlioz
    Damnation of Faust - Menuet des Follets **
    Symphonie Fantastique **

    Dvorak
    Carnival Overture *

    Hindemith
    Nobillisima Visione *

    Ipolitov-Ivanov
    Caucasian Sketches - Procession of the Sardars **

    Mahler
    Das Lied von der Erde *
    Symphony #1 *
    Symphony #2 *
    Symphony #8 *

    Prokofiev
    Cinderella *
    Lieutenant Kije **

    Ravel
    Bolero *
    Daphnis and Chloe ***
    Mother Goose **
    Piano Concerto in G *
    Rhapsodie Espagnole *

    Respighi
    Fountains of Rome **

    Rimsky-Korsakov
    Scheherazade ***

    Rossini
    Gazza Ladra overture ***
    Scala di Seta overture **
    Semiramide overture ***

    Shostakovich
    Symphony #5 **
    Symphony #6 **
    Symphony #9 *
    Symphony #10 **

    Sibelius
    Karelia Suite *

    Smetana
    Bartered Bride overture *

    Sousa
    Stars and Stripes Forever *

    Stravinsky
    Firebird ***
    Petrouchka *

    Tschaikovsky
    Nutcracker (Danse Chinoise) *
    Symphony #4 ***

    Wagner
    Magic Fire Music from "Die Walkure" *


    Many thanks to Tod Brody for posting this information
    to FLUTE and for allowing me to publish it on my web site.

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