- OWN CHOICE PROGRAM:
consisting of three (3) or more pieces including one from the Baroque
era, one piece to be of a slower, lyrical style* and one piece of
a technical virtuosic style**. It must contain at least one Original
Work but transcriptions may also be used. Single movements from cyclic
works are acceptable.
* Examples of the
slower, lyrical style: Kalina Krasnaia by Semionov, Romance by Angelis,
Vocalise by Rachmaninov, Aria by Bach etc...
** Examples of the technical virtuosic style:
Caprice by Paganini, a fast Sonata by Scarlatti, Finale of 1st Sonata
by Kusjakov etc...
must present themselves as artists to an audience; presentation, dress
and stage-craft all being important.
- Playing time: minimum
15 minutes to maximum 20 minutes playing time. Failure to observe
minimum or maximum playing time will result in a mark penalty.