Past Competitions

THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL OBOE COMPETITION OF TOKYO, JAPAN 1997

Required Repertoire

【Preliminary Screening (recorded audition)】

The following three pieces should be performed and recorded:

  1. G.Ph.Telemann 12 Fantasies for solo Oboe (original: Flute) Nr.6
  2. C.Saint-Saens Sonata for Oboe and Piano in D-Major op.166 3rd movement
  3. B.Britten 6 Metamorphoses after Ovid op.49 Nr.5 “Narcissus”
【First Stage】

The following two pieces should be performed:

  1. N.Skalkottas Concertino
  2. A.Vivaldi Concerto for Oboe in C-Major, P41, op.39-1, F.Ⅶ-6, T.216
    1st and 2nd movements
【Second Stage】

The following three pieces should be performed:

  1. W.A.Mozart Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra in C-Major KV.314 (285d)※
  2. Choose one from the following pieces:
    (a) A.Pasculli Gran Concerto su temi dall`opera “I vesperi siciliani” di Verdi
    (b) B.A.Zimmermann Concerto for Oboe (1952)
    (c) K.Stockhausen In Freundschaft※
    (d) L.Berio Sequenza Ⅶ
  3. R.Schumann 3 Romanzen for Oboe and Piano op.94 (complete) (G.Henle Edition)
【Final Stage】
  1. J.S.Bach Sonata in g-minor BWV.1030b
  2. R.Strauss Concerto for Oboe (complete)※

N.B

  1. Among the required repertoire above mentioned, the ones with ※ must be performed by memory.
  2. All the required repertoire should be accompanied by piano, except for the solo pieces.
    (A=442Hz)
  3. The second test piece for the Second Stage should be chosen and stated in the application form.