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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 REPEATS are allowed, unless instructed clearly.



ELEMENTARY LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected pieces - No Repeats
Book 1: Gurlitt Selected Works For Piano, Neil A. Kjos Music KJ. GP399
Book 2: Streabbog 12 Easy and Melodious Studies, Op.63, The Neil A. Kjos, GP407, ISBN 0-8497-6272-3

1. Gurlitt: A Sad Story (in D Minor) [Book 1: pages 4-5, No Repeat; 32 bars total]
2. Gurlitt: Gavotte (in A Minor) [Book 1: page 8, 24 bars total, include DS Al Fine]
3. Gurlitt: Dangerous Adventure (in A Minor) [Book 1: pages 10-11, 32 bars total]
4. Gurlitt: A Day in a Park (in C Major) [Book 1: pages 12-13, 32 bars total
5. Streabbog: A Pleasant Morning Op.63 #1 (in C Major) [Book 2: pages 2-3, 29 bars total]
6. Streabbog: On the Green Op.63 #3 (in G Major) [Book 2: pages 6-7, 29 bars total]

JUNIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected pieces - No Repeats
Book: Gurlitt - Album for The Young - Opus 140, ed. Palmer - Alfred 633, ISBN 0-7390-1017-4


1. Gurlitt: Op.140 #11, Longing in F Major [pages 22-23, 41 bars]
2. Gurlitt: Op.140 #13, The Little Wanderer in G Major [pages 26-28, 64 bars]
3. Gurlitt: Op.140 #14, Hunting Song in F Major [pages 29-31, 66 bars]
4. Gurlitt: Op.140 #15, Will-0-the-Wisp in C Major [pages 32-35, No Repeat, 105 bars]
5. Gurlitt: Op.140 #19, Impromptu in F Major [pages 41-44, 81 bars]
6. Gurlitt: Op.140 #20, Storm and Stress in D Minor [pages 45-48, 84 bars]


INTERMEDIATE LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected from CHOPIN Nocturnes - No Repeats
Book: Chopin Nocturnes, G. Henle # HN 185, HL.51480185

1. Chopin: Nocturne Op.9 #1 in Bb Minor [pages 7-11]
2. Chopin: Nocturne Op.9 #2 in Eb Major [pages 12-14]
3. Chopin: Nocturne Op.32 #1 in B Major [pages 48-51]
4. Chopin: Nocturne Op.37 #1 in G Minor [pages 58-61]
5. Chopin: Nocturne Op.55 #1 in F Minor [pages 80-83]
6. Chopin: Nocturne Op.72 #1 in E Minor [pages 99-102]


SENIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected from SCHUBERT Impromptus - No Repeats
Book: Schubert - Impromptus and Moments Musicaux, G. Henle HN4, HL.51480004

1. Schubert: Impromptu Op.90 #1 in C Minor [pages 6-14]
2. Schubert: Impromptu Op.90 #2 in Eb Major [pages 15-22]
3. Schubert: Impromptu Op.90 #3 in Gb Major [pages 23-29]
4. Schubert: Impromptu Op.90 #4 in Ab Major [pages 30-39]
5. Schubert: Impromptu Op.142 #3 in Bb Major [pages 75-83]
6. Schubert: Impromptu Op.142 #14 in F Minor [pages 84-95]

ADVANCED LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected from CHOPIN Polonaise - No Repeats
Book: Chopin - Polonaise, Urtext, G. Henle # HN217

1. Chopin: Polonaise Op.26 #1 in C# Minor [including DC al fine - 9 pages; cut measures 70 through 77. In the D.C., stop at m.12]
2. Chopin: Polonaise Op.26 #2 in Eb Minor [cut measures 49 through 67; cut measures 105 through 152]
3. Chopin: Polonaise Op.40 #2 in C Minor [cut measures 19 through 34. Cut from the second beat of m.56 through the first beat of m.64. Cut measures 99 through 106]
4. Chopin: Polonaise Op.44 in F# Minor [Cut measures 27 through 52. Cut from the last 8th note of m.94 (left hand C octave) through the first 8th note of the third beat of m.102 (A octave). Cut from last 8th note of m.117 (E octave) through the first 8th note of the third beat of m.125 (A in both hands). Cut from the last 16th notes of m.148 through 187. Cut measures 268 through 293]
5. Chopin: Polonaise Op.53 in Ab Major [cut after the first 8th note of measure 30 to after the first 8th note of measure 46; cut measures 100 through 119]
6. Chopin: Polonaise Op.71 #1 in D Minor [including DC al fine - 9 pages; cut at Da Capo only: from measures 5 through 29]