1. Any major or minor scale in three octaves.
  2. One etude (preferably from the Popper High School of Cello Playing, or by Grutzmacher, Piatti, or Duport).
  3. Two contrasting movements from a Bach Suite.
  4. The first movement from one of the following concertos: Haydn C Major or D Major, Boccherini B-Flat Major or D Major, Saint-Saens, Lalo, Dvorak, Schumann, Elgar, or Shostakovich.