I level Diploma Organ

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I level Diploma ORGAN



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 three music pieces chosen by the candidate among:
– two pieces by G. Frescobaldi or other Italian, English or Spanish composers of 16th, 17th e 18th-century
– one piece from J. S. Bach Preludi e Fughe or Preludi Corali chosen within the Orgelbuchlein essentials 
2) Performance including:
– one or more pieces composed in the 19th and 20th-century (up to 1950)
– one piece composed after 1950
3) 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.