I level Diploma Double Bass

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I level Diploma DOUBLE BASS



Test 1 checks instrument skills and candidate’s music experience. Test 2 verifies theory and musical culture knowledge.

Test 1
1) Performance of at least etudes chosen by the candidate among:
a. I. Billè volume 5: Studio 6 in Mi minore; Studio n. 10 in Si minore
b. F. Simandl volume 2: Studio 1 in Mi bemolle maggiore; Studio 6 in Fa diesis minore; Studio 9 in Sol minore
2) Performance of at least one movement from Concerto in Sol maggiore by D. Dragonetti:
a. allegro moderato
b. andante
c. allegro giusto
3) Scales and arpeggios on 3 octaves.
4) Sight-reading of a short piece chosen by the commission.
The commission reserves the right to interrupt the audition at any moment.


Test 2
1) Sight-reading solfège, with syllables, on the treble clef. Difficulty level: complex rhythmics appropriate to the instrumental or vocal repertoire up until the 1900s.
2) Sight-reading solfège, with syllables, on the seven clefs. Medium difficulty
3) Sight-singing of a melodic solfège. Short modulations and transposition (one note up or down).
4) Music dictation of a short melody with accidentals.
5) General music theory questions.

N.B. candidates will be exempted from the latter test if awarderd with one of the following:


Motivational interview.