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Viola 

Admission requirements of the preliminary studies: General musicality, physical fitness Good hearing is desired; Resounding of notes and intervals, clapping of rhythms.

 

                                                                               Modules of the lower level:

 

                                                                                      1.u.2. Semester:

 

Viola School by Volmer Band I or Viola School by Bruni, O. Sevcik: op. 1 - Heft 1 Elgar: "6 easy pieces", Beriot: "12 easy duets", Kalliwoda: "3 easy duets", Pleyel: "6 small duets",

 

                                                                                      3.u.4. Semester:

 

Scale and triad studies. O. Sevcik: op. 1 - Heft 1, op. 2 - bowing technique, op. 7 - Trillerstudien, Op. 8 - Layer alternating exercises. - Etudes: Bruni: Viola School, Volmer. Geissler: "Sonatine", Bartok: "Duos", J.Chr. Bach: "Concerto in C minor" Entrance exam: Scales and triad decompositions through 2 octaves. Two études from Bruni and Volmer. A performance piece, for example: J.Chr. Bach: "Concerto in C minor"

 

                                                                         Modules of the intermediate level:

 

                                                                                     5.u.6. Semester:

 

Scales and triad decompositions over 3 octaves. O. Sevcik: op. 1 - Heft 1, op. 2 - bowing technique, op. 7 - Trillerstudien, op. 8 - Lagenwechelübungen. Volmer: "Viola Etudes", Marino: Sonata in D Major, J.S. Bach: Canon for Violin and Viola, G. P. Telemann: Sonata in A minor, Concerto for Two Violas, "Concerto in G Major", Marcello: "Sonata in G Major", Reger: "Romance"

 

                                                                                     7.u.8. Semester:

 

Scales and triadic slices over 3 octaves in octaves, O. Sevcik: op. 1 - no. 2 - op. 8, op, 9, Etudes: Kreutzer, Mazas - L.Boccherini: "Sonata in c minor", Handel: "Sonata in gmoll ", Giordani:" Sonata B-Dur "A.Kubizek:" Sonatine "- F.Schubert: Concerto in C major. Passing exam: (entrance exam to the Conservatory): Scales and tri-scale decompositions through 3 octaves. 2 Etudes on the difficulty level of Mazas and Kreutzer. 1st movement from a sonata in difficulty by L.Boccherini: "Sonata in C minor" or Giordani. A movement from a viola concerto with difficulty that of Telemann in G major or Schubert. Completed General Music Theory and Ear Training I

 

                                                                             Modules of the upper level:

 

                                                                                    1.u.2. Semester:

 

Scales and tri-scale decompositions through 3 octaves, double stops. O. Sevcik: op. 1, Volumes 3 and 4, op. 9 - double handles, op. 2 - bow technique. Etudes of Campagnoli: 41 Caprices and Kreutzer Sonatas: K. Ditter v. Chr. Dittersdorf (E-flat major), J. Eccles (G minor), K.H. Graun C minor), Siegl (op. 103) Concert stage, G. Bizet: "Adagietto". Concerts by Hofmeister, Tartini (D major) and Pleyel. Orchestral Studies.

 

 

                                                                                    3.u.4. Semester:

 

Scales and tri-scale decompositions through 3 octaves, double stops. O. Sevcik: op. 1, Volumes 2 and 4, op. 9 - Double Handles, op. 2 - bow technique, op. 7. - Etudes by Rode and A. Uhl: "20 etudes". - Sonatas by Trevani: "Sonata in B flat major", JBVanhal: "Sonata", P. Hindemith: "Sonata in FDur, F.Mendelssohn-Bartoldy:" Sonata in C minor ", R. Schumann:" Märchenbilder ", I Stravinsky: "Elegy", Vieuxtemps: "Capriccio". Concerts: J.B.Vanhal: "Concerto in F major", Dittersdorf: "Concert", Hofstätter (C major). Duos by Mozart and Spohr. Orchestral Studies.

 

                                                                                    5.u.6. Semester:

 

Scales and tri-scale decompositions through 3 octaves, double stops. Deepening of the technique. Etudes: Palaschko: "20 Etudes", Dont: "35 Etudes and Caprices", Sonatas by J.Brahms, Kittler: "Sonata", F. Schubert: "Arpeggione", P. Hindemith (1939), M. Reger: "Solosuite" Konzertstü, D. Milhaud: "Quatre Visages". Concerts by G. Martinu (Rapsodie Concerto), W.A. Mozart: "Symphony Concertante", J.S.Bach: "6.Brandenburgisches Concert", J. Stamitz: Concerto in D major. - Orchestra studies.

 

                                                                                     7.u.8. Semester:

 

C. Flesch: "The Scalesystem" - Etudes by Hofmeister: "Etüden" and Paganini. Sonatas: J.S. Bach: "Sonatas and Partitas", G. Martinu: Sonata No. 1, Rubinstein: "Sonata", P. Hindemith: "Sonata op. 25" and Shostakovich. "Sonata", Konzertstü, C.M.v. Weber: "Andante and Rondo Hungarian", P. Hindemith: "Schwandendreher", Kaminski: "Prelude and Fugue", Wellesz: "Rhapsody". Concerts by Walton, Milhaud and Hartmann. - Orchestra studies. Entrance exam requirements: Scales and chords divided by 3 octaves with double stops 2 Etudes in Difficulty of Uhl: "20 Etudes" and Dont 1 Sonata in difficulty by Franz Schubert: "Arpeggione" 1 Concert on the difficulty level of Stamitz (D major) 4 audition stations from the orchestra studies Modules of the education level:

 

                                                                                   9.u.10. Semester:

 

C. Flesch: "The Scale System", Lehmann: "Studies", - Etudes by Hofmeister: "Etüden" and Paganini. Sonatas by F. David: "Solosonate", P. Hindemith: "Solo Sonata op. 21, No.1", J.S. Bach: "Sonata Partitas", N. Paganini: "Sonata per la Grand Viola", P. Hindemith: op. 25, Konzertstü, Reutter: "Music for Viola and Piano". Concerts: B. Bartok: "Viola Concerto", D. Milhaud: "Concert" - Orchestral Studies 11.u.12. Semester: Preparation of the certified final exam program Certified Final Exam Requirements: 1 solo sonata (J.S. Bach) 2 Études in the degree of difficulty of Hofmeister or Paganini 3 sonatas from different styles in the degree of difficulty of those of Hindemith op. 11 and Martinu: "Sonata No. 1" 1 concert on the difficulty level of J. Stamitz 1 concert on the difficulty level of B. Bartok 4 audition stations from the viola literature The certified final exam has to be taken in two parts, namely in an internal and commissional public examination. The two exams can be completed every 2-3 weeks.