No. 20, 13, 5
Speed build to mm112
Play through at final tempo
Identify dirty spots
Repeat as necessary
Entire thing through, three times correctly.
Bartok Mikrokosmos 2
PREPARE: Nos. 37 - 41
*FOUR STAR: Sightreading and Ear Tests 7
Finish Set 1
Level 6 Celebrate Theory:
Finish Unit 5
J.S. Bach: French Suite No. 4 in E-flat Major BWV 815: Allemande
RH m. 9 beat 4 - hold E-flat
“opening up” gesture - sing this melody. Think of it like a singer / string player. Don’t have any dip in the quality of the sound / melody.
The alto 16ths should be a complement to the soprano.
Where is the ARCH of the phrase in Section A
KEEP YOUR PULSE STEADY FOR NOW.
LEARN 10-13 with no pauses at m.m. 56.
Careful to learn which hand plays what.
J.S. Bach: French Suite No. 4 in E-flat Major BWV 815: Gigue
Record yourself doing a performance
Listen for the spots that are mushy and that don’t have a clear beat.
Do accent practice on every smallest division of the beat in each measure.
Mozart Sonata In D Major: Allegro
*Clementi Op. 36 No. 5: Rondo
Learn and have ready to perform for me at m.m. 84 per beat.
*Clementi Op. 36 No. 5
Speed build from m.m. 138 to 168 in sections.
Speed Building Chart https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B9yerwpdqpizLXpyMlFQY25QWUk
Granados, Cuentos de la juventud Op. 1 No. 9: La huerfana
LEARN ms. 1-16
Sergei Prokofiev, Op. 65 No. 6 Waltz
Practice in two-phrase chunks.
Your notes are not solid enough to be able to experiment with the interpretation. Get this done!
Czerny Op. 823 (no assignment)
Left off at no. 42
Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.
Mignon Op. 68 No. 36 by Robert Schumann (1810-1856) (L. 6 List C)
Allegro in F Major by Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778-1837) (L. 6 Etude)
Diabelli, Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No. 1, movement III (L. 6 List B)
Kabalevsky, Toccatina Op. 27 No. 12 (L. 6) (1904-1987)
Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8
Prokofiev OP. 65 No. 12
Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse
Clementi Sonatina No. 4 Op. 36
Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor
Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2
Bach Invention No. 8
Etude In C Major by Concone (Level 6)
The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4)
Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)
Cradle Song (level 4 etude)
Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23
Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4
Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital
Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)
Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4
Allegro in G Major (L. 4)
Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)
Bartok, Dance in E Minor
Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3
Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)
Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)
Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)
Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)
Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)
Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)
Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)
Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major
Faure Dolly Suite
Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)
Kuhlau, movement 2
*"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart
"Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (
"Celebration" by Anne Crosby
Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven
**Adieu by Bergmuller
**Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky
Pastorale by Bergmuller
Bach Invention No. 8
Bach Gigue from French Suite…
Scarlatti Sonata K…
Handel Movement from Suite…
Bach Invention No…
Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor Op. 27 No.8
Due November 8th
*Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour
*Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence
*Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato
*Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité
16th note Passage work
*Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier
*Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse
Mendelssohn Op. 140
Czerny Op. 740
Moszkowski Op. 72 No. 1…
Clementi Op. 36 No. 4
Performance Ready on November 8th
Diabelli Op. 151 or 168
Clementi Op. 36 No. 5
Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8 or No. 7
Kuhlau Op. 20 No. 1, Op. 55 No. 3, 4 or Op. 88 No. 4
Clementi Op. 36 No. 6
Contemporary / Modern - Late 19th & 20th Century
Paderewski: Humoresque de Concert “Minuet”
Contemporary / Modern - Post 1950
Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"
Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11
Jr. High applications - which schools?
JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)
Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
1. One Baroque polyphonic work
2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion
Finals: Up to 25 minutes
1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.
All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to: