Christoph Hartman, oboist of the Berliner Philharmoniker, offers great advices in these master classes for those preparing for oboe auditions. These videos focus mostly on the audition materials for the YouTube Symphony Orchestra 2011 but his suggestions can be used for any audition.
The first video covers the Mozart’s Oboe Concerto in C major, K. 314.
The second video covers Rossini’s Overture “La Scala di Seta”, Richard Strauss’s “Don Juan,” and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4.
Below are the pdf files with the excerpts presented on the videos. These pages were obtained from the YouTube Symphony Orchestra materials:
- Mozart’s Oboe Concerto in C major, K. 314 (1st movement, bars 32-97)
- Rossini’s Overture “La Scala di Seta” (Beginning to 3)
- Strauss’s “Don Juan” (L to N)
- Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 (2nd movement, first 21 bars)
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