Home > 2019 USOMC SYLLABUS > CATEGORY 4 - THE TREASURY OF ROMANTIC COMPOSERS
Category 4: The Treasury of Romantic Composers - No Age Limit

There are five levels in this category
.
Contestants may choose to enter one or more levels, but only once in each level.

For this category, music must be performed from memory
. NO REPEAT is allowed, unless instructed clearly.



ELEMENTARY LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected Schumann pieces - No Repeat
Book: Schumann - Album for the Young, Op.68, Willard A. Palmer, editor, Alfred 620 OR Schumann Piano Works, Vol. I, HN108

1. Robert Schumann: Op.68 #1 Melodie in C Major [P.6, No Repeat]
2. Robert Schumann: Op.68 #3 Humming Song in C Major [P.8
]
3. Robert Schumann: Op.68 #6 The Poor Orphan in A Minor [P.11, No Repeat]
4. Robert Schumann: Op.68 #10 The Happy Farmer in F Major [P.15, No Repeat]
5. Robert Schumann: Op.68 #14 Little Etude in G Major [P.22-23, No Repeat]
6. Robert Schumann: Op.68 #16 First Loss in E Minor [P.26-27, No Repeat]

JUNIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected Schumann pieces - No Repeat
Book: Schumann - Album for the Young, Op.68, Willard A. Palmer, editor, Alfred 620 OR Schumann Piano Works, Vol. I, HN108

1. Robert Schumann: Op.68 #18 The Reaper's Song in C Major [P.29-30, No Repeat]
2. Robert Schumann: Op.68 #22 Roundelay in A Major [P.35-37]
3. Robert Schumann: Op.68 #24 Harvest Song in A Major [P.40-41, No Repeat]
4. Robert Schumann: Op.68 #30 in F Major [P.54-55, No Repeat]
5. Robert Schumann: Op.68 #32 Sheherazade in A Minor [P.58-59, No Repeat]
6. Robert Schumann: Op.68 #35 Mignon in Eb Major [P.64-65, No Repeat]



INTERMEDIATE LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected Burgmuller Op.109 - No Repeat
Book: Burgmuller - 18 Characteristic Studies, Op.109 For the Piano, Alfred Music AP 4829, ISBN 0-7390-1352-1

1. Friedrich Burgmuller: Op.109 #8 Agitato in E Minor [P.18-19, No Repeat]
2. Friedrich Burgmuller: Op.109 #12 Awakening in the Woods in F Major [P.26-27, No Repeat]
3. Friedrich Burgmuller: Op.109 #13 The Storm in D Minor [P.28-29, No Repeat]
4. Friedrich Burgmuller: Op.109 #16 Parting in Eb Major [P.34-35, No Repeat]
5. Friedrich Burgmuller: Op.109 #17 March in F Major [P.36-37, follow D.C. al Fine, No Repeat]
6. Friedrich Burgmuller: Op.109 #18 Spinning Song in D Major [P.38-39, No Repeat]


SENIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected Schumann Pieces - No Repeat
Book A: Schumann - Fantasiestucke (Fantasy Pieces) Op.12, G. Henle, HN91, Urtext
Book B: Schumann - Faschingsschwank aus Wien (Carnival Swing) Op.26, G. Henle, HN186, Urtext

1. Robert Schumann: Op.12 #1 Evening (Des Abends) [P.2-5, No Repeat, Bk. A]
2. Robert Schumann: Op.12 #4 Whims (Grillen) [P.12-15, No Repeat, Bk. A]
3. Robert Schumann: Op.12 #6 Fable (Fabel) [P.24-27, Bk. A]
4. Robert Schumann: Op.12 #7 Dream Turmoil (Traumes Wirren) [P.28-32, No Repeat, Bk. A]
5. Robert Schumann: Op.26 #3 Scherzino [P.17-19, Bk. B]
6. Robert Schumann: Op.26 #4 Intermezzo [P.20-23, Bk. B]


ADVANCED LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected Chopin Etudes - No Repeat
Book: Chopin - Etudes, G. Henle, HN124, HL 51480124, ISMN 979-0-2018-0124-7, Urtext edition

1. Frederic Chopin: Etude Op.25 #5 in E Minor [P.69-74]
2. Frederic Chopin: Etude Op.25 #7 in C# Minor [P.81-84]
3. Frederic Chopin: Etude Op.25 #8 in Db Major [P.85-87]
4. Frederic Chopin: Etude Op.25 #10 in B Minor [P.90-95]
5. Frederic Chopin: Etude Op.25 #11 in A Minor [P.96-103]
6. Frederic Chopin: Etude Op.25 #12 in C Minor [P.104-109]

























































































































































LEVEL 3A (BAROQUE):
Piece: Louise McAllister: Gadabout Grasshopper
Book: Guild Repertoire Elementary C & D, Alfred AP.0640, ISBN 0-8748-7640-0, page 6-7, 28 bars