Students auditioning for a master of music degree in double bass performance should be prepared to play two contrasting movements of a standard concerto (Vanhal, Bottesini, Koussevitsky, etc.) or sonata (Misek, Schubert) as well as the following orchestral excerpts:
Beethoven 5th Symphony (3rd movt.)
Beethoven 9th Symphony: Recitative
Verdi: "Othello" solo
Prokofiev: Solo from "Lieutenant Kije"
Mozart Symphony No. 40 (1st movt.)
Instructor: Robert Nairn