BA in Violin

Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music

Program Description

BA in Violin

Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music

Classical Violin Studies (BA)

The basic aim of the violin main subject on the bachelor level is to reach a reliable technical level, to establish the foundations of further artistic and pedagogical advancement, to prepare the students for the master training. Students have to pass a compulsory exam in their main subject at the end of each semester, which guarantees constant professional control.

Classical Violin Studies:

Examination materials: candidate will be evaluated based upon performance of the following

BA I

1st semester

two pieces selected by the student

examples

  • two movements of different tempos and contrasting characters from the Partitas by J.S. Bach (note: the Double movements are also to be played if the Partita in B minor is selected), AND an outer movement of a violin concerto
  • an outer movement of an etude and a violin concerto (except: Mozart concertos)
  • a performance piece and two movements of contrasting characters from the Partitas by J.S. Bach (note: the Double movements are also to be played if the Partita in B minor is selected)

BA I

2nd semester

  • one etude selected by the student
  • 1st movement of a concerto
  • two movements of contrasting characters from the Partitas by J.S. Bach (note: the Double movements are also to be played if the Partita in B minor is selected)

BA II

1st semester (technical exam)

  • a 4 or 3-octave scale, three-note chord (triad), third, sixth, octave, with double-stoppings, scale passages with two kinds of linkings; slow (quarter note = min.60) and fast (quarter note = min. 132)
  • two pieces selected by the student and a compulsory etude (in 2016-2017: Wieniawski op. 18 no. 2; for updates, please turn to your professors)
  • a slow paced performance piece, min. 5 minutes long

BA II

2nd semester

  • an outer movement of a concerto (concertos by Mozart cannot be chosen) and a virtuoso piece

OR

  • an outer movement of a concerto (concertos by Mozart cannot be chosen) and two movements of contrasting characters and tempos from Partitas or solo sonatas by J.S. Bach (note: the Double movements are also to be played if the Partita in B minor is selected)

BA III

1st semester

  • 1st movement or 2nd-3rd movements Mozart's violin concerto Kv.216 in G major or Kv.219 in A major

*Attention! The movement(s) selected for this exam cannot be performed at the 1st semester exam of the MA programme. Thus the material of the two exams is the complete Mozart concerto.

- one of the following pieces:

  • Schubert: Rondo in A major D.438
  • Mozart: Rondo in C major kv. 373
  • Beethoven: Romance in G major op. 50
  • Bartók: Rhapsody Nr. 1
  • 1 published contemporary Hungarian piece

BA III

2nd semester and DIPLOMA CONCERT PROGRAM

  • one movement of a sonata, max. 10 minutes long
  • Two solo sonatas or partita movements or Chaconnes of contrasting characters by Bach
  • one movement of a concerto

Study of Orchestra Parts compulsory course

BA students are required to take an exam of the following in the 2nd semester of the second year:

  • Selected parts of the orchestra repertoire of the given semester

  • selected positions of the 'Orchesterspiel' repertoire collection

  • short sight reading of pieces selected by teaching staff, of certain styles announced before the exam
This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Hungarian


Last updated April 24, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2017
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3 years
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Hungary - Budapest
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