For six years, I received the most significant part of my formal musical education at the Liszt Academy.

Sir Georg Solti

Classical Percussion admission requirements for MA studies

Main subject:

- One piece of the candidate's choice from each category:

  • Side drum
  • Melodic instrument
  • Timpani
  • Set-up


- Sight-reading

 

General Admission Requirements

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.