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Admission requirements of the preliminary studies: Good musicality and physical aptitude, basic knowledge of musical notation.


                                                                           Curriculum of the lower level:


                                                                             1st year: 1st 2nd semester


Learning the elementary playing technique (touch and grasp exercises), thumb index finger Wechselschlag, simple chordal connections, light two-part solo pieces from the Lute schools by Christian Gerwig and Stefan Lundgren, tablature game; in the Baroque sounds the school of F.J. Giesbert and the "Method for the Baroque-Lute" used by T.Satoh.

                                                                         2nd year: 3rd and 4th semester


Further technical exercises, basic knowledge of the bass playing. Game on hand of the Bass Keys, Easy Pieces on the difficulty level of & quot; 30 Pieces for the Renaissance Lute & quot; by Douglas Alton Smith. Giesberts & quot; baroque lute school & quot ;; A.Bailes: & quot; 32 light pieces for the Baroque Loud & quot; Entrance exam: Consists of the teaching contents of the 2nd vintage


                                                                          Middle School Curriculum:


                                                                         3rd year: 5.u.6th semester


Further technical exercises, light Renaissance continuos, grounds (chords, Improvi-sation), German lute pieces by Neusiedler, Judenkunig, Gerle; French Lute pieces by Le Roy and Attaignant. Giesberts & quot; baroque lute school & quot ;, A.Reyerman: & quot; Baroque Lute Book & quot ;; Satoh: & quot; Barocklauten- School ", Part 1; Decorating technique.


                                                                          4th year: 7.u.8th semester


Spanish solo pieces by Milan, Mudarra, Navaez; Italian lutes by da Milano, Dalza, Negri; Continuo. French lute music by Gaultier, de Visee: & quot; Prelude non mensure & quot ;, the & Quot; Tombeau & quot ;. Crossover examination / entrance examination requirements: 1 technical exercise on the difficulty level of Giesbert's baroque lute school 1 solo piece each from the Spanish, Italian and French lute literature in the Difficulty level of Navaez, Negri and Gaultier 1 German lute piece in the degree of difficulty of Neusiedler or Gerle Completed General Music Theory and Ear Training I Curriculum of the upper school:

                                                                          1st year: 1st 2nd semester


Pieces from the transitional period from Renaissance to Baroque, e.g. Galilei; Dances by Kapsberger, Dowland, Holborne, Besard and Vallet. Continuo playing, solo pieces by Weiss, Conradi, Hagen.


                                                                       2nd year: 3rd and 4th semester


Works by Dowland on the difficulty level of "Fortune my Poe", Collard: "Go from my window & quot; or. Milan: "Fantasia # 1 and # IV", Waiter: "Fancy F Major", St. Luc: "Pavane, Chaconne, Rigadon", White: "Bouree d minor". Continuo. An adaptation of a sentence by J.S.Bach. III. Year: (5th to 6th semester) Works on Le Roy difficulty: "Passemez Variations", Milan: "Fantasia XII", Negri: "Bianco fiore ", Spagnoletto, Visee:" La Montfermeil ", Gaultier:" Courante Narcisse ", Anonymus:" Folies d & # 39; Espagne ", continuo play.


                                                                            4th year: 7.u.8th semester

Works on the difficulty level of Cutting: "Lord Willoughby's Welcome Home", Fenabosco: "Pavin", Mudarro: "Conde claros", Gaultier: "Trombeau", "Consolation and Resolution a-minor". From school by Giesbert: & quot; Deutsche Lute Suite A-Minor & quot ;. Continuo. Entrance exam requirements: 4 pieces from the literature of the 4th grade in the difficulty of Gaultier: & quot; Trombeau & quot; from the English, French, Spanish and Italian literature are ready for concert 2 pieces from the German lute literature in the difficulty of Giesbert: & quot; German Lute Suite A minor & quot; Execution of a comparably heavy continuo set with appropriate ornaments Syllabus of the education level: 5th year:


                                                                                 9.u.10th semester


Dowland Degree pieces: & quot; Galliarden & quot ;, Anonymus: & quot; The Queen & s Maskes & quot ;, Melis: "Capricio detto il gran Matias", white: "Sonata d minor", Hagen: "Sonata B major". continuo, A.Mudarra: & quot; Pavane de Alexandre & quot ;, & quot; Galiarda & quot ;, & quot; Fantasia que contrahaza la harpa & la manera de Ludovico & quot ;, rib: & quot; Fantasia XXV & quot ;. Thomas Morley: "I saw my lady weeping", Jon Dowland: & quot; Lagrimae Pavan & quot; VI. Year:


                                                                                 11.u.12th semester 


Works on Dowland difficulty: Fantasia, Piccini: Passacaglia, Kapsberger: Toccata, White: & quot; Fantasia c minor & quot; or & quot; Tombeau & quot ;. J.S.Bach: & quot; Suite pur la lute & quot; (BWV 995). Kapsberger: & quot; Toccata & Galiarda I & quot ;, Mouton: & quot; Prelude & quot; and & quot; Tombeau de gogo & quot ;, Telemann: & quot; Basso Continuo to the recorder sonataF major ", S.L.Weiss:" Sonata a-minor "," L & # 39; Infidèle & quot ;. - continuo playing. Diploma Examination requirements: The student has to develop a concert program, which is in the difficulty level of the literature of the VII and VIII years corresponds to: A.Mudarra: & quot; Pavane de Alexandre & quot; Rib: & quot; Fantasia XXV & quot; John Dowland: & quot; Lagrimae Pavan & quot; Kapsberger: & quot; Galiarda I & quot; Mouton: & quot; Prelude & quot; S.L.Weiss: "Sonata in A minor" 1 basso continuo version in the difficulty of the recorder sonata of Telemann in F major The diploma examination is in 2 parts, namely in an internal and a commission Commission's public examination.

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