The point is to increase gradually the level of the understanding, cultivation and practice of musical art. This task falls particularly to the new Academy.

Liszt to Antal Augusz

Violin Bachelor Training - Course Description

Classical Violin Studies

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 or solo sonatas by J.S. Bach, AND an outer movement of a violin concerto (except: Mozart concertos)
  • an outer movement of an etude and a violin concerto (except: Mozart concertos)
  • a performance piece and an etude, etc.
 

BA I, 2nd semester
  • one etude selected by the student
  • 1st movement of a concerto
  • two movements of contrasting characters and different tempos from the Partitas or solo sonatas by J.S. Bach
 
BA II, 1st semester (technical exam)
  • a 4 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 2019/20: Wieniawski op.18 No.4 or Dont op. 35 No.18)
  • a slow paced performance piece, min. 5 minutes long

 

BA II, 2nd semester
  • an outer movement of a concerto (except: Mozart concertos, cannot be chosen) and a virtuoso piece
    OR
  • two movements of contrasting characters from the Partitas and solo sonatas by J.S. Bach, and an outer movement of a concerto (except: Mozart concertos)
 
BA III, 1st semester
  • 1st movement or 2nd-3rd movements Mozart's violin concerto K. 216 in G major OR K. 218 in D major OR K. 219 in A major OR K. 207 in B flat major Or K. 271 in D major
  • a caprice by Paganini
  • a published contemporary Hungarian piece (min. 5 minutes long) choose here

 

BA III, 2nd semester and DIPLOMA CONCERT PROGRAM
  • one or two movements of a sonata (min. 5 minutes long, max. 10 minutes long)
  • the first two movements of a Bach solo sonata OR Chaconne
  • the opening movement of a concerto (except: Mozart concertos)
 

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