Bachelor final exam


  • Two or more pieces from the Renaissance (dances, fantasias, ricercari, etc.) chosen above the works of Narvaez, L.Milan, J.Dowland, F.da Milano, etc.;


  • a suite or three pieces from the Baroque (of the same composer) chosen above:

      J.S.Bach: “Sonatas, Partitas or Suites” for Lute, Violin or Cello or

      S.L.Weiss: “Suites” from the “London” or “Dresden” manuscript or

      R. de Visée: “Suites” from the manuscript version or

      G.Ph.Telemann: a “Fantasia” from “12 Fantasias for solo violin”.


  • Two “Studies, Sonatas or Capricci” from the Classicism, chosen above:

        M.Giuliani: “Studi op. 48” nn. 13, 14, 16-19, 22-24; “Studi op. 111” nn. 1, 2, 5 (first part) or nn. 3, 5 (second part) or

        F.Sor: “12 Etudes op. 6” nn. 6, 9, 10-12; “12 Etudes op. 29” nn. 13, 14, 17, 22 or

        N.Paganini: “Sonate” nn. 6, 12, 13, 16, 21-24, 30, 33-37 or

        L.Legnani: “36 Capricci  op. 20”;


  • a “Sonata, Fantasia, or Theme with variations” of the Classicism;


  • two “pieces or studies” from the Romanticism, chosen above:

        J.K.Mertz: “Bardenklange op. 13” or

        N.Coste: “25 Etudes op. 38” nn. 7, 8, 11, 14, 18, 20, 21, 23-25 or

        G.Regondi: “Ten studies” or

        a composition of the same period.


  • One or more compositions chosen from the works of F.Tárrega, I.Albeniz (historical transcriptions), E.Granados (historical trascriptions), M.Llobet,  A.Barrios-Mangoré, E.Pujol;


  • one or more compositions chosen from the works of Falla, F.M.Torroba, J.Turina, M.Castelnuovo-Tedesco, M.M.Ponce, H.Villa-Lobos, A.Tansman, L.Berkley;


  • two etudes chosen from “Douze Etudes” by H.Villa-Lobos;


  • a important piece written after 1950;


  • a chamber music piece (max 15 min.).



Total time: 90 min.



The student has to play a program of 45 minutes chosen from the list by a teacher commission, six weeks before the exam.