Music was and is an essential part of daily life in Hungary.

Sir Georg Solti

Flute admission requirements for BA and non-degree studies

Main subject:

1. All minor and major scales performed in legato and staccato.

2. Etude:

Option 1:

- Andersen Op.15.Etude in G major (Nr. 9 from "Concerto Etudes for Flute, ED Musica Z.12652")
  and
- Fürstenau: Preludio and Allegro (Nr. 4 from "Concerto Etudes for Flute")

Both Etudes are to be performed if Option 1 is selected!

Option 2:

- Andersen: Op.60/1 etude in C major

3. One Baroque sonata (excluding sonatas by J.S. Bach)

4. One concerto for flute played from memory from a style before Mozart (flute concertos by Mozart are excluded)

5. One 20th century piece at the choice of the candidate.

 

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - ONLY FOR FULL-TIME BA STUDIES

A. SOLFEGE, MUSIC THEORY

General requirements: in-depth understanding of the theory of classical harmony (diatonic triads and seventh-chords, their inversions; double dominant; sharpened subdominants with diminished seventh [#IIo7, #IVo7] and their inversions), knowledge of simple and complex forms (incl. compound ternary form [Trio form]).
 
Written examination:
1.) Dictation of a four-part harmonic progression (max. 15 chords), notation of all parts; indication of the harmonic progression with figures above or below the bass line (figured bass) or with Roman and Arabic numerals. (Played 6 times.)
2.) Writing out, in close voicing, of two four-part harmonic progressions (max. 11 chords) from Roman and Arabic numberals.
3.) Dictation of a Baroque imitative polyphonic excerpt (max. 8 bars, 4/4 time signature, generally moving in quavers; played 10 times).
4.) Dictation of a sequence including ten triads and seventh-chords (and their inversions) built on common bass note. The chords should also be named. (Played 3 times.)
5.) Indication of the parts of simple and compound binary and ternary forms of a musical excerpt given on the spot.  Indication of proper keys, modulations, cadences and functions are also needed.
 
Oral examination:
1.) Playing (on the keyboard) of four-part harmonic progressions in close voicing (max. 11 chords) with appropriate voice-leading (after dictation).
2.) Sight-singing of the vocal part of a German romantic song – selected first of all from the works of Schubert, Schumann and Brahms (max. 12 bars).
 

B. PIANO AS COMPULSORY SUBJECT

  • Bach: a short prelude of higher difficulty level or a two-part invention.
  • A movement from a classical sonata, or a sonatina movement of the same difficulty level.
  • Bartók: one piece from "Microcosmos III" or from the 2nd edition of "For Children".
  • A solo piece of the above difficulty level.

 

C. FOLK MUSIC

  • Informal conversation about the folk music of the candidate's country.