The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal Timpani - August and September 2006

Required repertoire

Adams
Naive and Sentimental Music

Barber
Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance

Bartok
Concerto for Orchestra
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta
Piano Concerto #2
Violin Concerto #2

Beethoven
Symphony #1
Symphony #5
Symphony #7
Symphony #8
Symphony #9

Bernstein
Candide: Overture

Brahms
Symphony #1
Symphony #4

Britten
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Carter
Eight Pieces for Timpani: March Variations for Orchestra

Copland
Appalachian Spring

Elgar
Enigma Variations

Hindemith
Symphonic Metamorphosis

Holst
The Planets (Timpani I)

Janacek
Glagolithic Mass

Mahler
Symphony #5
Symphony #7

Martin
Concerto for Seven Winds, Timpani & Strings

Mozart
Symphony #39

Nielsen
Symphony #4 (Timpani I)

Prokofiev
Symphony #1
Symphony #6

Schuman
New England Triptych

Shostakovich
Symphony #1
Symphony #10

Sibelius
Finlandia
Symphony #1
Symphony #2

R. Strauss
Also Sprach Zarathustra
Der Rosenkavalier Suite
Burleske

Stravinsky
Rite of Spring (Timpani I) add sf on downbeat of 3rd measure of 197

Tchaikovsky
Symphony #4
Symphony #6
Romeo & Juliet Overture - Fantasy (3rd version 1880-81 Kalmus 2181)

Wagner
Gotterdamerung: Trauermarsch (Timpani I & II)

Sight reading may also be required. The Los Angeles Philharmonic tunes to A = 442.


Los Angeles Principal Timpani Audition List -- March 1986