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Horn

Admission requirements for the preliminary studies: Appropriate physical fitness (lip shape, tooth and jaw position, general physical fitness). General musicality (singing of simple tone sequences, clapping of rhythms).

 

                                                                               Modules of the lower level:

 

                                                                                        1.u.2. Semester:

Function, posture and care of the instrument. Sound formation and approach, exercises with natural tones. Breathing technique and phrasing. Simple articulation (binding - bumping). Learn the grip technique on the "F-Horn". Scales and interval studies. Schools: Josef Schantl: Great Theoretical and Practical Horn School, Volume I, Beginner Schools by Robert Freund, Michael Hölzl and Erich Pizka. Scales and interval studies by Josef Schantl. Easy melodic-technical exercises by Oskar Franz. - Naturton-Schule von Gabler. Lecture Pieces by Blume, Concone.

 

                                                                                         3.u.4. Semester:

Continuation of the technical exercises of the preliminary study. In addition: scale and interval studies, transposition exercises in Es, initial basics of the interaction. Continuation of the study of horn schools of the preliminary study. Additional Etudes by Kopprasch, Book I and 50 Exercises for Beginners by B. Tuckwell. Etudes by Kautzky. Entrance exam requirements: An Etude on Difficulty by J. Schantl - IV An Etude by Kopprasch, Issue 1 A lecture piece on the difficulty level of M Delgiudice: "Evocation" A transposition exercise in Es Completed General music theory and ear training I

 

                                                                            Modules of the intermediate level:

 

                                                                                           5.u.6. Semester:

 

Toning exercises, intonation exercises, various types of tongue kick, gradual transition to blowing double horn F / B, simple embellishments. Transpose in C, D and G Etudes by Kopprasch, Volume 1, Exercises by Maxime Alphonse, Lectures by L. Savert and Wottawa, Nauber: 30 light, melodic exercises, L. Thevet: 60 exercises in two volumes. Preparatory pieces by Frehse, Gräfe and Müller.

 

                                                                                           7.u.8. Semester:

 

Continuation of the technical exercises of the 1st year. All transposition types. J. Schantl: Etudes Volume 4, Exercises by Maxime Alphonse, Volume 2, E. Müller: Etudes for Horn, Issue 1, Kopprasch: Etudes, Volume 2. Siegfried Barais: Issue 1 Lectures by Sait-Seans: Romance, L. Cherubini: Sonata No.1, E. Grieg: Ballad. Entrance exam: An Etude: Barais, Issue 1 An Etude Alphons or Müller / Kopprasch A performance piece on the difficulty level of Saint-Saens: "Romance" A simple transpose exercise C, D or G

 

                                                                                  Modules of the upper level:

 

                                                                                             1.u.2. Semester:

 

Sound studies and control of intonation, tone and impulse. Auxiliary grips, scales and chord progressions, fluency exercises, double tongues, flutter tongues and plugs. S. Barais: Issue 2 Transpositional sets by Michiels and Artot. Etudes by Paudert, Merk and others, Exercises by M. Alphonse, Issue 3. Newcomer: Etudes for the deep horn. Mozart: Concerto No. 1, Concert-Rondo, Beethoven: Sonata for Horn and Piano, F. Strauss, Original Fantasy, Theme and Variation.

 

                                                                                              3.u.4. Semester:

Transpositional beginnings by A. Wirt, Exercises by M. Alphonse, Issue 3, Etudes by H. Kling, Ranieri and Franz Strauss, 8 Studies by Aug. Belloni, Volumes 1 and 2 W.A. Mozart: Concerto No. 3, Rosetti: Concerto No. 2, recital pieces by Bozza and Dukas. - orchestra and chamber music studies.

 

                                                                                             5.u.6. Semester:

Continuation of horn exercises, sheet plays, orchestra studies, audition stations from the opera and concert literature. Transposition exercises by Deverny, Schuller, Dubois. Etudes by M. Alphonse, Heft 4. Concerts by Franz Strauss, J. Haydn, C. Saint-Saens, F. Danzi, Telemann, W.A. Mozart: Concert nos. 2 and 4 Sonatas by Hindemith, Haas, Eder.

 

                                                                                             7.u.8. Semester:

Horntechnische Studien, orchestral studies and audition stations, transposition exercises, chamber music literature. - Etudes by Ranieri, Gallay, M. Alphonse, Vol. 4. Concerts by Stich, Rosetti, Atterberg, Telemann, Sonatas by Haas, B. Krol, Eder. Entrance exam requirements: An Etude Etudes by Kling or R. Strauss An Etude by Alphons or Thevet A hornsonate in the difficulty of those of L. v.Beethoven W. A. Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 3 in E flat major or J. Haydn: Concerto No. 2 Medium heavy horn solos from orchestral literature Chamber music literature e.g. W.A.Mozart: horn quintet Modules of the education level:

 

 

                                                                                            9.u.10. Semester:

 

Etudes by M. Alphonse, Volumes 5 and 6. Concerts by R. Strauss, C.M. Weber and P. Hindemith. Schumann: Adagio and Allegro. Orchestral and chamber music studies, audition stations and development of a concert program. 11.u.12. Semester: Repetition of the entire literature of the training level and preparation of the certified final exam. Certified final exam requirements: An Etude by M. Alphonse from Issue 5 or 6 An Etude from Kopprasch, Müller, Alphonse, Gallay or others A horn concerto in the difficulty of that of Haydn: Concerto No. 1 A classical sonata (Beethoven) A concert of the 20th century. (R. Strauss, Atterberg or Hindemith) A sonata of the 20th century. (Hindemith) Orchestral posts from opera and concert literature The certified final exam has to be taken in two parts, namely an internal and a committee public examination.