Classical Music

Harp

Specific admission criteria for Harp

In addition to the general admission criteria, there are also specific instrumental requirements. During the audition, you will perform at least one étude and a recital piece, unless indicated otherwise. The pieces mentioned are merely examples. You can also opt for other works of a similar level.

Your performing skills will be tested on the basis of:

  • Major and minor scales along with the accompanying arpeggiated triads and tetrads;
  • Two études of different character, tempo and technique, such as Bochsa’s 50 Études, Opus 34 (Volumes 1 or 2), Nadermann’s 18 Etüden für die Höhere Ausbilding or a sonata from the 7 sonates progressives;
  • Two recital pieces from different stylistic periods, such as Natra’s Sonatina, Beethoven’s Variationen über ein Schweizer Lied, Grandjany’s Frère Jacques or Van Delden’s Impromptu.

 Major lecturer

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Manja Smits

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