Grade 6 Piano Exam Essay

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Grade 6 Piano Exam
List A – Con Moto, Op. 107, No.6 – Cornelius Gurlitt
Key: C Min / C Maj (touches G maj and A min)
Time: 3 4 Simple Triple
Form: Ternary A – B – A
Con Moto- with movement
Quasi Allegro – almost quick a part
Legato – smooth and joined
Molto marcato – much marked (very/accent)
Leggiero – lightly
L.H Pedal Point
Romantic Era
Study – composition for improving Technical points

List B – Minuetto & Trio –Mozart
Key: Minuet - A maj Trio - D maj
Time: 3 4 Simple Triple
Form: Compound Ternary AB (Minuetto) – AB (Trio) – AB (Minuetto)
Trio - is originally played with 3 instruments. -Third movement
Minuet - old French dance in Triple Time
Grace note - they are short and light notes
Duplet – two notes played in the time of three
D.C. – Da Capo – go back to the start till the end of A

Mozart 1719 – 1787 Early Classical Era (Haydn and Beethoven) Wrote: Concertos, Symphonies (Sonatas)

Sonata (sound) Classic Era
A composition with 2 or more movements.
Form A – B Binary
Rondo A – B –A – C – A
Scherzo – (3 4) playful

List C – Puck, Op. 71, No. 1 – Edvard Grieg
Key: Eb minor (6 flats)
Time: 2 2 Alla Breva
Form: Ternary using one main theme uses DIM 7 chords a lot
Puck – program Music (by the title; Lyrical Piece)
Decrescendo >
Crescendo <
Dolce - sweetly
Allegro molto – very quick or fast
Sempre – always
Ffz – fortzando
Dim. –…