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LEVEL 6

CompleteRequirements
Repertoire
Threepieces:onefromtheBaroqueorClassicalPeriod,onefromtheRomanticPeriod,and
onefromtheTwentiethCentury.Twomustbememorized.

Anthologies

Publisher

Alfred MagrathJ.:MasterpieceswithFlair!,Books2and3;ModernMasterworks,vol.2

FJH Faber:TheDevelopingArtistPianoLiterature,Book4

Harris CelebrationSeriesPerspectives:
PianoRepertoireLevel6and7
PianoEtudes,Level6

Kjos Snell,K.:PianoRepertoire,Level6
BaroqueandClassical
Romanticand20thCentury
Etudes
SelectedSonatinas,Book3

SummyBirchard Clark,F.:
ContemporaryPianoLiterature,Book6,
PianoLiterature,Books6A6B

AdditionalExamples

Baroque Bach,J.S.,18ShortPreludes,No.5of12,No.3of6,No.6of6

Classical Kuhlau:Sonatinas,Op.20,No.13rdmovement,No.2anymovement
No.31stand2ndmovements
Beethoven:Bagatelles,op119,no.5andop.33,no.3

Romantic Mendelssohn:SixChildrensPieces,Op.76,Nos.2,3,and4
Chopin:Mazurkas,Op.33,No.3;Op.67,No2;Op.68,No.3

20THCentury Prokofiev:PiecesforChildren,Op.65,Nos.2,3,4,7,8,10,11and12
Kabalevsky:4Rondos,Op.60(any)

CAPMTStudentEvaluationsSyllabus2009 Level6p.1
Oral Questions
Questionsmaybeaskedaboutmusicaltermsandsignsfoundinthestudentsrepertoire.In
addition,thestudentshouldknowthestyleperiodrepresentedbyeachpiece,aswellasone
ormorefactsaboutthecomposer.Iftherepertoireincludespiecesinbinary,rounded
binary,ternary,orSonataAllegroform,thestudentmaybeaskedtoidentifytheform.

Technique


AbBCMajor
Scales fg#a
Handstogether q =80
4octaves
harmonicminor


AbBCMajor IIVI6/4V7I
q
Cadences
fg#aminor iivi6/4V7i

(RHchords,LHroot)

Beginningonany Handstogether
ChromaticScale key. 2octaves q =72


FourNote Handstogether.Root
TonicChord AbBCMajor positionandinversions.
Broken.Upfirst,then
Inversions
down.


DominantSeventh Handstogether.Root
ChordInversions KeyofCMajor positionandinversions.
(V7)
Broken.Upfirst,then
down.

Arpeggios EbAbEMajor Handstogether.4octaves.
q =60

Sight Reading
Sightreadashortmusicalexample,equalindifficultytoaLevel4piece.

Terms and Signs


morendo animato marcato allargando
ritenuto meno menomosso piu
piumosso doloroso opus sostenuto
modulation fp(fortepiano) deceptivecadence irregularmeter
Albertibass Sonatina exposition development
recapitulation SonataAllegroform manontroppo allabreve(cuttime)

CAPMTStudentEvaluationsSyllabus2009 Level6p.2
Composers
Baroque Classical Romantic 20thCentury
Bach Mozart Chopin Bartok
Handel Beethoven Schumann Kabalevsky
Music Literacy
Thestudentisresponsibleforallterms,signs,andconceptsfrompreviouslevels.

1. Writescalesinwholenotesusingaccidentalsorakeysignature.Addtriadsplusa
dominantseventhchordabovetheappropriatedegreesofharmonicminorscales
andlabelthemwithRomannumerals(i,iio,III+,iv,V7,VI,viio)
Keys:C,G,D,A,E,B,F,Bb,Eb,Ab,DbMajor; c,a,d,e,g,bharmonicminor.

2. Writeoridentifykeysignatures.Keys:C,G,D,A,E,F,Bb,Eb,Ab,DbMajorand
nametherelativeminor.

3. MatchRomannumeralswithnamesofprimaryandsecondarytriads.

4. Writeprimarytriadsin3positions,labelingthemwiththeappropriatefiguredbass.
Keys:C,G,D,A,F,Bb,Eb,Major
5. Writedominantseventhchordsinrootposition.
Keysignaturewillbegiven.C,G,D,F,Bb,EbMajor
6. WriteoridentifyMajor,minororPerfectintervalsaboveagivennote.

7. Addbarlinesortimesignaturesforrhythmsinvolving16thnotesandtriplets.

8. Writethefourmusicalstyleperiodsinchronologicalorder.Listdatesforeach.

9. Matchcomposerswithmusicalstyleperiods

10. Matchtermsandsignstotheirdefinitions.

11. NamethethreemainsectionsofSonatina[SonataAllegro]form.Locatethemina
musicalexample.

12. Scoreanalysis:Questionswillinvolveconceptsfromthisandearlierlevels.

Aural Training/Listening Skills


1. Intervalidentification:Allmajorandminorintervalsplusthetritone.Eachwillbe
playedbrokenandsolid.

2. Identifyacadenceattheendofashortmusicalexampleasauthentic,plagal,half,or
deceptive.Therootwillbeplayedbythelefthandwithchordsintherighthand.

3. Identifythemeterofashortmusicalexampleas6/8or9/8.

4. Dictation:Writetherhythmofatwomeasuremelodyin4/4time.
Notevalues:Eighthnotes,quarternotes,halfnotes.

CAPMTStudentEvaluationsSyllabus2009 Level6p.3
Level 6
Sample Written Test

Scales and Chords ____(28pts.)


Writethefollowingscalesinwholenotes.

Addtriadsplusadominantseventhchordabovethenotesofthescale.
LabelthemwithRomannumerals.
Dbmajor

dharmonicminor

Key Signatures ____(6pts.)


Writethekeysignaturesforthemajorkeysgivenandnametherelativeminorkeys.


Major:Ab Major:E Major:Db
minor:____ minor:____ minor:___

Primary Triads ____(6pts.)


InthekeyofFmajor,writeeachoftheprimarytriadsin3positions(root,1stinversion,and
2ndinversion).LabeleachtriadwithRomannumeralsandfiguredbass.Thetonicchordhas
beendoneforyouasanexample.


Rhythm ____(1pt.)
Addthecorrecttimesignaturetotheexamplebelow.

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Matching ____(16pts.)

___deceptivecadence a.becomingslowerandoftenlouder,usuallyataclimax
___Albertibass b.thefirstsectionofSonataAllegroform
___piu c.butnottoomuch
___authenticcadence d.thethirdsectionofSonataAllegroform
___plagalcadence e.Vvi(VI)orV7vi(VI)
___meno f.IVI(ivi)
___allargando g.the6thnoteofascaleorkey
___development h.less
___exposition i.VI(i)orV7I(i)
___recapitulation j.more
___modulation k.thesecondsectionofSonataAllegroform
___manontroppo l.akeychangewithinacomposition
___mediant m.the4thnoteofascaleorkey
___subdominant n.the2ndnoteofascaleorkey
___submediant o.the3rdnoteofascaleorkey
___supertonic p.anaccompanimentpatternusingabrokenthreenote
chordplayedbottom,top,middle,top

Musical Style Periods ____(8pts.)

Listthefourmusicalstyleperiodsinchronologicalorder.Giveapproximatedatesforeach
one. ________________________________________________________________
_____to__________to__________to__________to_____

Composers ____(8pts.)

Matchthecomposerwiththeappropriatemusicalperiod.WriteBforBaroque,Cfor
Classical,RforRomanticorTforTwentiethCentury.

___Bartok ___Beethoven ___Handel ___Kabalevsky


___Schumann ___Bach ___Chopin ___Mozart

Intervals Writethedesignatedintervalaboveeachnote ____(4pts.)


Perfect5th Major7thMajor6th Major2nd

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Score Analysis ____(11pts.)

1. Whatdoesthetitle,Sonatina,mean?_______________________
2. Thispieceisinsonataallegroform.Namethethreemainsectionsinthispiece.
a. Firstsection_____________________
b. Secondsection___________________
c. Thirdsection____________________
3. Inthefirstsection:
a. Thefirstthemebeginsinthekeyof___________.
b. Thesecondthemebeginsinmeasure11andisinthekeyof__________.
c. Isthisamodulation?_____________
4. Measures3037arerelatedtothe___firsttheme___secondtheme.

5. Whichtermbestdescribesthebassinmeasures2through9?
___figuredbass___Albertibass___ostinato

6. Thecadenceinmeasures6364is:
___plagal___half___authentic___deceptive

7. Whichtermbestdescribesthecompositionaltechniqueusedinmeasures3741
andinmeasures4144?___repetition___sequence___imitation

88Possiblepoints _____Studentpoints

Sonatina

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