Home > 2020 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 REPEATS are allowed, unless instructed clearly.



ELEMENTARY LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected from BURGMULLER Op.100 - No Repeats
Book: Burgmuller 25 Progressive Pieces Op.100, Alfred AP.608

1. J.F.F. Burgmuller: Op.100 #1 Sincerity in C Major [page 2-3, No Repeat; from measure 8, skip to measure 17; cut bars 9-16; 22 bars total]
2. J.F.F. Burgmuller: Op.100 #3 Pastorale [page 6-7, No Repeat; 29 bars total
]
3. J.F.F. Burgmuller: Op.100 #4 The Little Party in C Major [page 8, No Repeat, but follow D.S. al Fine; 30 bars total]
4. J.F.F. Burgmuller: Op.100 #5 Innocence [page 9, No Repeat; 16 bars total]
5. J.F.F. Burgmuller: Op.100 #6 Progress in C Major [page 10, No Repeat, but follow D.C. al Fine; 24 bars total]
6. J.F.F. Burgmuller: Op.100 #10 Tender Flower in D Major [page 16-17, No Repeat; 24 bars total]

JUNIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected from BURGMULLER Op.100 - No Repeats
Book: Burgmuller 25 Progressive Pieces Op.100, Alfred AP.608


1. J.F.F. Burgmuller: Op.100 #9 The Chase in C Major [page 13-15, No Repeat]
2. J.F.F. Burgmuller: Op.100 #12 The Farewell [page 20-21]
3. J.F.F. Burgmuller: Op.100 #20 Tarantella [page 35-37, No Repeat]
4. J.F.F. Burgmuller: Op.100 #23 The Return [page 42-43, No Repeat]
5. J.F.F. Burgmuller: Op.100 #24 The Swallow [page 44-45, No Repeat]
6. J.F.F. Burgmuller: Op.100 #25 The Knight Errant [P.46-48, No Repeat; cut bars 25 - 32; 46 bars total]



INTERMEDIATE LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected from CHOPIN Valse - No Repeats
Book: Chopin Waltzes, G. Henle # HN 131, HL.51480131

1. Frederic Chopin: Valse Op.34 #2 in A Minor [page 19-23, cut bars 53-120]
2. Frederic Chopin: Valse Op.34 #3 in F Major [page 24-27, cut bars 50-65]
3. Frederic Chopin: Valse Op.64 #1 in Db Major [page 38-41, No Repeat] Note: The Right Hand Ab from last beat of bar 36 to bar 37 as well as Right Hand F from last beat of bar 40 to bar 41 can be treated as tied notes or separate notes, either way will be acceptable. The Left Hand C in bar 50 should be one octave lower than bar 49
4. Frederic Chopin: Valse Op.64 #2 in C# Minor [page 42-47, cut bars 98-161]
5. Frederic Chopin: Valse Op.69 #2 in B Minor (Fontana ver.) [page 63-67, cut bars 33-64]
6. Frederic Chopin: Valse Op.70 #1 in Gb Major (Fontana ver.) [page 70-73]


SENIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected from MENDELSSOHN Songs Without Words - No Repeats
Book: Mendelssohn - Bartholdy Songs Without Words, Vienna Urtext Edition # UT 50075, ISBN 978-3-85055-074-1

1. Felix Mendelssohn: Op.19 #3 in A Major [page 8-11, No Repeat]
2. Felix Mendelssohn: Op.19 #5 in F# Minor [page 13-17, No Repeat]
3. Felix Mendelssohn: Op.53 #2 in Eb Major [page 66-69]
4. Felix Mendelssohn: Op.67 #2 in F# Minor [page 118-121]
5. Felix Mendelssohn: Op.67 #4 in C Major [page 124-129]
6. Felix Mendelssohn: Op.67 #6 in E Major [page 132-135]


ADVANCED LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected from RACHMANINOFF Etude-Tableaux - No Repeats
Book: Rachmaninoff - Etude Tableaux Op.33, Urtext HN 1202, Hal Leonard HL 51481202, ISMM 979-0-2018-1202-1

1. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Op.33 #1 in F Minor [page 2-5]
2. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Op.33 #2 in C Major [page 6-9]
3. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Op.33 #4 (*7) in Eb Major [page 16-19]
4. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Op.33 #5 (*8) in G Minor [page 20-23]
5. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Op.33 #3 in C Minor [page 90-93]
6. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Appendix (Op.33 #5) in D Minor [page 94-97]
Note: * The number in ( ) might appear in some editions for Pieces 3 & 4. Do make sure the piece is in the stated key.