OnMusic Conducting Music List

List of Included Scores and Parts (downloadable audio recordings available for all)

Round 1

  • Antonin Dvorak – Symphony no. 9, fourth movement
  • Edward Elgar – Enigma Varations, Introduction
  • Francis Scott Key – The Star Spangled Banner (instrumental version)
  • Franz Schubert – Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished,” first movement
  • Richard Wagner – Vorspeil from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
  • Johannes Brahms – How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place, from the German Requiem
  • Georg Frideric Handel – Hallelujah, from The Messiah
  • Felix Mendelssohn – He That Shall Endure, from Elijah
  • Michael Praetorius – Psallite
  • Randall Thompson – Say Ye to the Righteous, from The Peacable Kingdom

Round 2

  • Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony no. 7, third movement
  • Alexander Borodin – Polovtsian Dances: No. 17
  • Johannes Brahms – Hayden Variations, Theme
  • Paul Dukas – Sorcerer’s Aprentice, opening excerpt
  • Johann Strauss II – Blue Danube waltz No. 1
  • Trad. Arr. Robert Shaw – What Shall We Do With A Drunken Sailor
  • Hector Berlioz – Thou Must Leave Thy Lowly Dwellin, from Childhood to Christ
  • Benjamin Britten – This Little Babe, from A Ceremony of Carols
  • Victor Herbert – Italian Street Song
  • Pavel Tschesnokoff – Salvation is Created

Round 3

  • Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony no. 5, first movement
  • George Bizet – Habanera, from Carmen
  • Gustav Mahler – Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection,” first movement
  • Gioachino Rossini – Italian in Algiers
  • Giuseppe Verdi – La Forza Del Destino, overture
  • Irving Berlin – Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, from Miss Liberty
  • Anton Bruckner – Ave Maria
  • George Frideric Handel – And the Glory of the Lord, from The Messiah
  • Michael Praetorius – Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming
  • Randall Thompson – Choose Something Like a Star, from Frostiana

Round 4

  • Joseph Haydn – Symphony no. 104, first movement
  • Gioacchino Rossini – The Barber of Seville, overture
  • Richard Strauss – Death and Transfiguration
  • Johan and Josef Strauss – Pizzicato Polka
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky – Scene 5, from The Nutcrakcer
  • Gustav Holst – Christmas Day
  • Herbert Howells – Like as the Hart Desireth the Waterbrooks
  • Thomas Moore – My Gentle Harp
  • Henry Purcell – In These Delightful Pleasant Groves
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams – Easter, from Five Mystical Songs

Round 5

  • Percy Grainger – Horkstow Grange
  • Gustav Holst – Mar, the Bringer of War, from The Planets
  • Modest Mussorgsky – Promenade, from Pictures at an Exhibition
  • Carl Orff – Uf Dem Anger, from Carmina Burana
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherezade, first movement
  • Samual Barber – Sure on this Shining Night
  • Aaron Copland – The Promise of Living, from The Tender Land
  • Maurice Durufle- Ubi Caritas, from Quatre Motets
  • Mark Hayes – Give Me the Wings of Faith to Rise
  • Herbert Howells – A Spotless Rose