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#1535506 - 10/14/10 05:32 PM Audition repertoire question  
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Im trying to plan out my repertoire for college auditions in February and I was wondering.....Which is harder, (technically and musically) the Ravel Sonatine, or Debussy's Pour le Piano? The third movements of both pieces are BEASTS, but soooo much fun to play. smile

Another somewhat related question - the audition requirements of colleges all require "A major 20th century solo work" Does this mean I would I need to play all three movements of the Ravel or the Debussy, or could I select one movement to play? I mean, in a 15 minute audition, surely they wouldn't have time to hear more then one movement anyway....

Any insights would be greatly appreciated!

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#1535511 - 10/14/10 05:42 PM Re: Audition repertoire question [Re: ninjapianist92]  
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Good choice, either D.or R., no major differences in difficulty, very different pieces though, I would go for Debussy as it is more experimental than the Ravel, which is a more of a(remarkable!) retrospect, both have their moments..,as to the 15 minutes limit, I would pick one of the 6 movements as a representative for the 20th century master, the other centuries filling the rest of this limited time, a movement will do surely! Good luck and enjoy!


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#1535527 - 10/14/10 06:14 PM Re: Audition repertoire question [Re: ninjapianist92]  
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In some situations, it might be expected that you have all the movements prepared, and they choose which one they will hear.

A fifteen-minute audition is much too short. Or else much too long... smile


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#1535883 - 10/15/10 09:47 AM Re: Audition repertoire question [Re: ninjapianist92]  
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Do you know Faur'e ? would be very strong and wise choice for an audition, since it is technically very damanding, beautiful in every way.. and it would be original. Since nobody plays Faur'e

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