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Requirements for the bachelor’s program in Music Theory/Aural Skills Training

The following must be prepared for the oral-practical exam:

a) Specialist interview (20 minutes):
     1. Submission of music theory works (analyses, style copies, compositions)
     2. Discussion of academic program and career choice
     3. Testing of music theory topics at the piano: Cadences, basso continuo, modulation, if necessary, style-based improvisation, fundamentals of form and analysis
     4. Listening, naming and playing back intervals, rhythms, scales, tone rows, chords (up to 4-part), cadence progressions

b) Major and minor instrument/voice:
     1. Major instrument or voice: two works of moderate difficulty from two different style periods
     2. Minor instrument/voice: two easier works from two different style periods.

The major or minor instrument must be piano.

Prof. Hans-Peter Reutter

Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf Fischerstraße 110, 40476 Düsseldorf
Fon: +49.211.49 18 -0 Fax: +49.211.49 11 6 18