The least important are not forbidden to dream of great things, and even modestly to aim at them, according to the measure of their abilities.

Liszt to Antal Augusz

Cimbalom admission requirements for MA studies

Main subject:

  • one Baroque solo piece /three different dance movements/
  • one greater volume classical or romantic piece /may have piano accompaniment/
  • one concert piece /freely chosen solo piece/
  • one piece inspired by folk music
  • one original 20th, 21th century cimbalom piece /can be cyclic/


General Admission Requirements – MA:

Written examination:

  • Bass harmonisation: harmonisation of a bass line of cca. 10 notes, indication of the accords with figures.
  • Analysis: formal analysis of the opening movement of a sonata from the stylistic circle of Haydn and Mozart piano
  • sonatas.


Exam in general music studies:

  • Identification of 10 music pieces - possibly composer and title, but at least the epoch or style and identification or the genre.
  • Explanation and interpretation of 10 music terms, concepts, titles, etc.