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Musicology

ENTRANCE EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

Educational Programme: «5В040100»– MUSICOLOGY

 

І. CREATIVE EXAMINATION BY SPECIALTY

- Critical analysis of the workof Russian, Kazakh or foreign composer (parts of opera, symphony, sonata, concert, play or suite);

- Musical quiz, the showing of good knowledge and orientations in musical material;

- playing of musical themes.

 

Evaluation’s criteria:

 

ORAL ANSWER by tickets, which includes 3 questions about Kazakh, West-European, Russian-Soviet music.

MUSICAL QUIZ. This stage of testing includes fragments of musical pieces fromKazakh, Western European and Russian-Soviet music.

PLAYING OF MUSICAL FRAGMENTS ON PIANO. This kind of assessment requires playing or singing (with accompaniment) at least 15 fragments from the works of Western European, Russian, Kazakh composers (choosingly).

The fragment must be logically completed, and has the form of period (as a minimum) or a couplet (song).

 

ІІ. CREATIVE EXAMINATION BY MUSICAL-THEORETIC DISCIPLINES (harmony, solfeggio)

Harmony – orally by tickets, playing sequences, modulations, and structural and harmonic analysis of musical composition;

Solfeggio–in writing (dictation in three voices with alteration, chromatic tones and modulation pitched diatonic or chromatic relationship).

 

 III. TESTING OF THE APPLICANT

For participating in complex testing, the applicant submits an application to the Admissions Committee of the Kazakh national Conservatory on blank of the established sample, receipt for payment for testing. Passed for testing issued a special pass with a photo. Testing consists from following subjects:

1. History of Kazakhstan

2. Literacy reading (language at the choice of the applicant).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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