Obligatory Repertoire
a. Standard Repertoire (audio recording)
One of the following sonatas:
- J.S. Bach Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001, Adagio
- J.S. Bach Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003, Grave
- J.S. Bach Sonata No. 3 in C major, BWV 1005, Adagio
1st movement of one of the following concertos:
- Brahms Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77 (with piano accompaniment)
- Sibelius Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 47 (with piano accompaniment)
- Beethoven Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61 (with piano accompaniment)
- Bartók Concerto for Violin No. 1 (with piano accompaniment)
- Bartók Concerto for Violin No. 2 (with piano accompaniment)
- Prokofiev Concerto for Violin No. 1 in D major, Op. 19 (with piano accompaniment)
- Prokofiev Concerto for Violin No. 2 in G major, Op. 63 (with piano accompaniment)
- Stravinsky Concerto for Violin in D major (with piano accompaniment)
- Berg Concerto for Violin (with piano accompaniment)
b. Contemporary Solo Pieces (video recording/link)
One of the following works:
- Berio Sequenza VIII (Universal Edition)*
- Benjamin 3 Miniatures
- Boulez Anthèmes 1 (Universal Edition)*
- Dalbavie Interludes III and IV (Jobert)
- Fujikura Samarasa (Ricordi)    
- Kurtág Signes, Jeux et Messages (5 to 6 pieces of the candidate’s choice)
- Mantovani Happy Hours
- Mantovani All’Ungarese (with piano accompaniment)
- Fedele Viaggiatori della notte, 1st piece (Suvini Zerboni)
- B.A. Zimmermann Sonata for Solo Violin (Schott)
- Jarrell Prisme (Lemoine)
- De Chizy Irisations (Lemoine)
- Halffter Sonata (Universal Edition)
- Maderna Pièce pour Ivry (Ricordi)
- Taïra Convergence III (Rideau Rouge)
- Donatoni Argot, 1st movement (Ricordi)
- Pintscher Study III for Treatise on the Veil
- Canat de Chizy En mille éclats
Optional Repertoire (audio or video recording)
One piece of the candidate’s choice written after 1950. Please include the score along with the recording.

* To see a performance of alumnus Javier Aznárez performing Berio Sequenza VIII, click here and alumna Claudia Schaer performing Boulez Anthèmes I, click here.

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