Help Choosing Pieces
Hi. I just finished playing a piece and it’s time to start thinking about a next one. My teacher gave me two options: Lalo Symphonie Espagnole or Sarasate Inteoduction and Tarantella. I love them both but I can’t decide. I am a more musical player and I want a challenge. I’m going to use either of these pieces for an audition. Some pieces I have played are Mozart 4, bruch 1, Perpetuum Mobile by Novacek. I really need help!!
For me, the Introduction and Tarantella begins with one of the most beautiful and charming melodies ever written. So please play it! :)
The Sarasate is far shorter; it's basically a short virtuosic encore work. You could be done with it far more quickly than the Lalo, which is effectively full concerto length.
Unless the teacher means the first movement only of the Lalo, which is fairly short.