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Admission requirements of the preliminary studies: General musicality, very good hearing and physical fitness Modules of the lower level:

 

                                                                                   1.u.2. Semester:

 

Technical Studies and Studies: W. Langer: I play piano, Emonts: First piano, F. Spigl: Musical Education at the Piano - Issue 1, E.Chr. Scholz: New Etude Prelude - Issue 1. All major and minor scales over an octave, tri-scale decompositions, simple cadence: IIV-V-I - one-handed. Lecture Pieces: E.Chr. Scholz: All beginning is not difficult, Schüngeler: Kinderalbum, B. Bartok: The first time on the piano (Microcosmos), Shostakovich: Six children's pieces, Takacs: all sorts of things for little fingers, Rier: Little Pieces, I. Strawinsky: The Five Fingers, C. Franck: The Doll Lament, etc.

 

                                                                                   3.u.4. Semester:

 

Technical Studies and Polyphony: F. Spigl: Musical Education at the Piano - Issue 1, E.Chr. Scholz: New Etude Prelude - Book 2, Polyphonic Piano Booklet - Book 1, Frey: Twelve polyphonic pieces, Bach booklet. All major and minor scales over two octaves, tri-scale decompositions, chord inversions. Lectures and Sonatinas: Scholz-Gurtner: Sonatina Precursor I, E.Chr. Scholz: The First Classics and Romantics, Frey: Sonata Prelude, Kabalewsky: Five Easy Pieces op. 51 and Four Little Pieces op. 14, B. Bartok: Jugend am Klavier - Volumes 1 and 2, "From Bartok to Stravinsky", Haas: Pieces for the Young - Issue 1, Takacs: Of Foreign Countries and People, Chatchaturian: Children's Album, WAMozart: Three Little Waltzes, etc.

 

                                                                                  5.u.6. Semester:

 

Technical Studies and Polyphony: E.Chr. Scholz: New Etude Prelude - Issue 3, Heller: 24 Etudes for the Young, Op. 125 and 25 Etudes, Op. 47, Frey: Bachbüchlein, E.Chr. Scholz: Polyphonic Piano Booklet - Issue 2, Händel: 12 small pieces. All major and minor scales over three octaves, triadic decompositions. Lectures and Sonatinas: Scholz-Gurtner: The Sonatina Book I and possibly Book II, R. Schumann: Youth Album, Shostakovich: Puppet Dances, C. Debussy: The Little Negro, E.Chr. Scholz: Struwelpeter, Chatchaturian: Children's Album (Forts.), Hindemith. We build a city, F. Schubert: Eccossaises, etc. Entrance exam: Two etudes by Heller from "24 Etudes op. 125" A Sonatine from Scholz-Gurtner: The Sonatina Issue 2 A recital like R. Schumann: Youth Album Modules of the intermediate level:

                                                                                7.u.8. Semester:

 

Technical Trials and Polyphony: Heller: 24 Etudes op. 47, Bertini: Etudes op. 29, J.S.Bach: 12 and 6 small preludes, sheet music of Anna Magdalena Bach. All major and minor scales over three octaves, two hands, tri-scale decompositions. Lectures and Sonatinas by Dussek, Kuhlau and Haydn, B. Bàrtok: Microcosmos, W. A. ​​Mozart: Slight Variations, E. Grieg: Lyric Pieces, F. Schubert: Scherzo in B Flat Major, Kabalewsky: Pieces for the Young, E.Chr. Scholz: Classic and Romantic - Issue 3

 

                                                                               9.u.10. Semester:

 

Technical Studies and Polyphony of Herz, Schmitt. C. Cerny: School of Fluency, J.S. Bach: 12 and 6 small Preludes (Forts.), Fughettes, two-part Inventions. All major and minor scales over three octaves, two-thirds in thirds, decimals and sixths, three- and four-tone decompressions. Lectures and Sonatas by W.A.Mozart, J. Haydn, Scarlatti, L.v. Beethoven op. 49/1 and 2, Chatchaturian: Sonatine, B. Bàrtok: Romanian Folk Dances, W.A. Mozart: Fantasy in D minor, Ibert: The little white donkey.

 

 

                                                                               11.u.12. Semester:

 

Technical Studies and Polyphony of Herz, Schmitt. C. Cerny: School of Fluency, J.S. Bach: Three-Part Inventions, French Suites, E.Chr. Scholz: Polyphonic Piano Booklet - Issue 3, All major and minor scales over four octaves, two-thirds in thirds, decimals and sixths, three- and four-tone decompressions. Lectures and sonatas by W.A.Mozart, J. Haydn, Scarlatti, B. Bàrtok, L.v. Beethoven: op. 79, F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Songs without Words, F. Schubert: Moments musicaux, F. Chopin: Walzer, Nocturnes, L.v. Beethoven: Variations on a Swiss Song, B. Bàrtok: Variations. 13.a.14. Semester: Technical Studies and Polyphony: Cramer-Bülow: 60 Etudes, Pischna: 60 Daily Studies, J.S.Bach: French Suites, Three-Part Inventions, "Well-Tempered Clavier" Volumes I and II (selection). All major and minor scales over four octaves, two-thirds in thirds, decimals and sixths, chromatic scale, three- and four-sound decompositions. Lectures and Sonatas by WAMozart, J. Haydn, Scarlatti, B. Bàrtok, F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Songs without Words, F. Chopin: Mazurkas, Walzer, Nocturnes, M. Reger: Sonatina in D Major, F. Schubert : Impromptu op. 90 in A flat major, and 142 in A flat major, C. Debussy: Two Arabesques, Lv Beethoven: Rondo in G major op. 51, Sonatas: op. 2/1, op. 10/1, op. 10/2, op. 14/1, op. 14/2, op. Chopin: Polonaisen (Auswahl ), Ballade op. 38, Etudes op. 10 and 25 (selection). Entrance exam: Scales over four octaves, two-thirds in thirds, decimals and sixths, three and four-sound decompositions. Two etudes such as: Cramer-Bülow: 60 Etudes and C. Cerny: School of fluency A three-part invention by J.S. creek A sonata in the difficulty of L. v. Beethoven op. 10/1, 14/2 ..... A work of F. Schubert's difficulty: Impromptu op. 90 in A flat major, and 142 in A flat major

 

                                     Completed General Music Theory and Ear Training I Modules of the upper level:

 

                                                                             1st to 8th semester:

 

                                                                                        GROUP I:

 

J.S.Bach: Well-Tempered Piano Vol. I and II (selection) French Suites (selection), Partitas (for example No. 1 and 2). Italian Concerto, Toccaten (eg E minor), GF Handel: Suites (selection) 6 large fugues, D.Scarlatti: Sonatas (selection), G.Frescobaldi: Toccaten, Fantasias, Ricercari (selection), F.Couperin: Selection from "Pieces de Clavecin", H.Purcell: Suites, Toccaten

 

                                                                                         GROUP II:

 

J.Haydn: Sonatas (selection), Variations (eg F minor), WAMozart: Sonatas (selection from the Mannheim and Paris Sonatas, eg KV330 - 333, Variations (eg KV265), Rondo in A minor, LvBeethoven: Sonatas (eg op.2 / 3, op.10 / 3, op.13, op.27 / 1-3, op.31 / 2), Variations (eg 32 Variations in C minor WoO80), Bagatelles (selection).

 

                                                                                         GROUP III:

 

F.Schubert: sonatas (eg D568, D784, D845), Impromtus D899 and D935, selection from various piano pieces and dances, R.Schumann: Abegg Variations op.1, Papillons op.2, Phantasiestücke op.12, Humoreske op .20, Novelletten op.21, Sonata op.22, Faschingsschwank from Vienna op.26, F.Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Sonatas (op.6, op.105, op.106), Variations (eg "Variations serieuses" op. 54), "Songs without words" (selection), Rondo capriccioso op.14, J.Brahms: Variations (eg op.9 and op.24), 4 ballads op.10, 2 rhapsodies op.79, 7 Fantasias op.116, 6 Piano Pieces op.118, 4 Piano Pieces op.119, F.Liszt: 6 Etudes d'apres Paganini (Selection), Concert Etudes (eg "Gnome Rearing", "Forest Rush"), "Annees de pelerinage" ( Selection), "Harmonies poetiques et religieuses" (selection), Hungarian Rhapsodies (selection), F.Chopin: Ballades op.23, op.38, op.47, Impromptus (eg "Fantaisie-Impromtu" op.66), Polonaises (eg op .44), Nocturnes (selection), Waltz (selection), Etudes op.10 and op.25 (selection), E.Grieg: Sonata op.7, various piano pieces (selection).

 

                                                                                         GROUP IV:

 

S.Rachmaninoff: Preludes (selection from op.3 and op.23), A.Skrjabin: Preludes (selection from op.11), Études (selection from op.2, op.8 and op.42), various piano pieces (eg "Poems vers la flame"), S.Prokofjew: Sonatas (eg op.1), Sarcasmas op.17 (selection), Visions fugitives op.22 (selection), D.Shostakovich: 24 Preludes and Fugues op.87 (Selection), Sonata op.12, C.Debussy: Preludes Vol. I and II (selection), Suite bergamasque, Pour le piano, M. Ravel: Jeux d'eau, Sonatina in F Sharp Minor, Le tombeau de Couperin, E .Satie: Gymnopedies, Gnossiennes, various other piano pieces (selection), B. Bartok: Allegro barbaro, Suite op.14, A. Schoenberg: 3 Piano Pieces op.11, 6 small piano pieces op.19, G.Gershwin: 3 Preludes, further selection of piano works of the 20th century .Jahrhunderts.

 

                                                                                       GROUP V:

Selection of piano concertos: e.g. W.A.Mozart KV466 and KV488, L.v.Beethoven op.15, op.19 and op.37, E.Grieg op.16, F.Mendelssohn-Bartholdy op.25 and op.40, F.Chopin op.11 and op.21,

 

                                                                                       GROUP VI:

 

technical exercises (div.Tonleitern, decompositions, finger exercises, etc.) and Etüdensammlungen (in addition to the etudes given in the other groups) by Hanon, Pischna, Cramer, Herz, Taussig, Cortot, Thalberg, Czerny etc. Modules of the education level:

 

                                                                               9th to 12th semester:

 

                                                                                        GROUP I:

 

J.S.Bach: Well-Tempered Piano Vol. I and II (selection), Partitas (for example No. 6 in E minor), Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, Goldberg Variations, French Overture, D.Scarlatti: Sonatas (selection),

 

                                                                                      GROUP II:

 

J. Haydn: Sonatas (selection 3rd Bd), WAMozart: Sonatas (eg KV 310, selection from the Viennese Sonatas KV457, KV533, KV570, KV576), Fantasia KV475, LvBeethoven: Sonatas (eg op.53, op .57, op.81a, op.101, op.106, op.109 - 111), Variations (eg "Eroica" - Variations op.35, "Diabelli" - Variations op.120)

 

                                                                                     GROUP III:

  

F.Schubert: Sonatas (eg D850, D958 - 960), "Wandererfantasie" D760, R.Schumann: Carnaval op.9, Sonatas op.11 and op.14, Symphonic Études op.13, Kreisleriana op.16, Fantasia op .17, J.Brahms: Sonatas op.1, op.2 and op.5, Variations on a Theme by Paganini op.35 (Volumes 1 and 2), F.Liszt: 12 Etudes d'execution transcendante (selection), Sonata B minor, operatic fantasies and paraphrases (eg Don Giovanni, Rigoletto, etc.), F.Chopin: Ballade op.52, 24 Preludes op.28 4 Scherzi (eg op.20, op.31), Polonaises (eg op.53) Sonatas op. 4, op.35 and op.58, Etudes op. 10 and op.25 (selection), M. Balakirev: Islamej, Oriental Fantasy, M.Mussorgski: Pictures of an Exhibition,

 

 

                                                                                     GROUP IV:

 

S.Rachmaninoff: Sonatas op.28 and op.36, Etudes-tableaux op.33 and op.39 (selection), Preludes (selection), Corelli - Variations op.42, A.Skrjabin: Sonatas (eg: op.6, op.19, op.23, op.30, op.53), Etudes op.8, op.42, op.56 and op .65 (each selection), S.Prokofjew: Sonatas (eg op.28, op.83), C.Debussy: Preludes (selection), Estampes, 12 Etudes, M.Ravel: Miroirs, Gaspard de la nuit, A. Berg: Sonata op.1, B. Bartok: Tanzsuite (1925), Sonata (1926), further works of the following composers: I.Albeniz, A.Ginastera, D.Schostakovich, I.Strawinsky, S.Barber, A.Copland, A.Schönberg, A.Webern, E.Krenek, G.Ligeti, L. Janacek, K. Szymanowski, P.Boulez, J.Cage, G. Crumb

 

                                                                                    GROUP V:

 

Selection of piano concertos: e.g. Beethoven op.58 and op.73, F.Chopin op.11 and op.21, R.Schumann op.54, F.Liszt No.1 in E flat major and No.2 in A major, J.Brahms op.15 and op.83, P.I.Tchaikovsky op.23.

 

                                                                                    GROUP VI:

 

see Group VI - I.Study Section From the respective groups, a selection of works individually tailored to the individual students has to be made. Selection and ranking within the study section are made according to the assessment of the teacher. The mentioned works can of course only represent a part of the entire piano repertoire and are intended to provide the students with a broad knowledge of literature, whereby the promotion of contemporary piano music would be particularly desirable.

 

                                                        EXAMINATION OF STUDENT DIRECTION PIANO

 

                                                                           Certified study piano:

 

Admission or transfer examination to the main course (Section I) Theoretical knowledge: Completed general music theory and ear training I Practical Exam: Prepare a work from each of the following groups: J.S.Bach: a three-part invention or a prelude and fugue from the well-tempered Piano or another larger work a classical sonata or variation work (J.Haydn, W.A.Mozart, L.v.Beethoven an étude in the difficulty of F.Chopin op.10 or op.25 a representative work of Romanticism a work of the 20th century Final examination of the I.Abschnitts or transfer examination in the certified study: The program must include works from each of the following groups: J.S.Bach: a prelude and fugue from the Well-Tempered Clavier or another major work (for example a Partita, Italian Concerto, etc.) a Sonata or Variations by J. Haydn or W. A. ​​Mozart a sonata by L. v.Beethoven (except op.49 and op.79) an Etude by F.Chopin op.10 or op.25 or a similarly difficult Etude by F.Liszt, A.Skrjabin, S.Rachmaninow etc. a representative work of Romanticism (for example, R. Schumann sonata op.22, J. Brahms Fantasia op.116 or F.Mendelssohn-Bartholdy "Variations serieuses") 2 works from the 20th century, one of them by C.Debussy or M.Ravel a piano concerto (for example E.Grieg op.16 or L.v.Beethoven op.15) The exam is structured as follows: The candidate chooses the first piece to play, then the examining senate determines the further selection; The total playing time is about 40min. be, Works from at least 4 groups are to be examined; it is at the discretion of the Commission to cancel individual sentences or pieces if necessary; all works are to be recited by heart Certified final exam (final exam of the II. Section) The program must include works from each of the following groups: J.S.Bach: a Prelude and Fugue from the Well-Tempered Clavier or another major work (eg Partita No.6 or French Overture) b.) 2 works of the Wr.Klassik, of which at least one Sonata by L.v.Beethoven (on the difficulty level of op.53, op.57, op.106 and op.109-111) 2 études, of which at least one by F.Chopin from op.10 or op.25 (except op.10 / 6 and op.25 / 7) 2 representative works of Romanticism (for example R. Schumann Sonata op.11 or Symphonic Etudes op.13, F.Chopin Ballade op.52) 2 works from the 20th century, one of them by C.Debussy or M.Ravel a piano concerto (for example L.v.Beethoven op.73 or R.Schumann op.54) a representative work of piano chamber music literature (for example F.Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Piano Trio op.49, J.Brahms Sonata for Piano and Violin op.108)
  
The certified final examination consists of an internal and a public part, for the internal part the same examination regulations apply as for the final examination of the I.Abschnitts; the program selection for the two parts of the examination is determined by the main subject teacher, the piano concerto must be played in the internal part, in the public part at least one work of the Wr.Klassik must be included (the respective program division must be presented to the Examination Senate on time)

 

                                                                              General guidelines:

 

The respective examination program must be submitted on time; The assessment of the examination programs is carried out by a board of examiners from at least three main subject teachers of the department of keyboard instruments (to be convened by the abb.Lt.); When transferring to the diploma program after completion of the teaching qualification examination IGP main subject piano, a second work of the Wr.Klassik (final exam 1.Abschnitt point b.) Or c.) And a piano concerto is also to be played by the commission

 

                                                                              COMPANY PIANO

 

All students of the Conservatoire (classical and jazz) who have a vocal education (vocal) or an instrument in the major subject must complete the subject piano as a piano under the following guidelines Recording examination - not applicable. Modules: The modules include the 3 years of lower grades and the first two grades of the intermediate major piano. Final exam compulsory subject piano A work from each of the following groups should be prepared: J.S.Bach: a work of 6 and 12 small preludes and fugues a sonata by J. Haydn, W. A. ​​M. Mozart, or L. V. Beethoven (for example, L. v. Beethoven, op.49) or a comparatively difficult sonatina an etude (e.g., Czerny School of fluency) a work of free choice from the Romantic or 20th century a work from the main subject literature, the candidate must corrspond Duration: about 15min., Works from at least 3 groups will be examined, the répétiteur work must be played in any case.