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Need help with choosing repertoire for ATCL recital diploma Watch

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    Hi,


    This is the first post that I've made in more than a year..... haha....
    Anyway, I kinda need help with the ATCL recital diploma.....

    According to the 2017 requirements, the duration of pieces = 32–38 minutes excluding breaks between items.

    I don't exactly know what this means though? Does it mean I have to play more than 3 pieces(unlike grade 8)?
    Also, for those with experience, which are the pieces that can give the most chance of passing the diploma? Thank you so much!!!!!
    I'm taking my exam in December 3 years after my last exam. Although, I dont know if that's realistic target.

    Here are the pieces.. i know its a bit hard to read the titles due to the format.
    Here is the link: http://www.trinitycollege.com/site/?id=1655 under performance diploma syllabus. pieces are on page 20


    Alkan Barcarolle op. 65 (from Trente Chants vol. 3) Billaudot Bacewicz Concert Krakowiak PWM J S Bach French Suite no. 4 in Eb, BWV 815

    J S Bach French Suite no. 5 in G, BWV 816

    J S Bach Prelude & Gigue (from Partita no. 1 in Bb, BWV 825)

    J S Bach Sinfonia, Allemande & Capriccio (from Partita no. 2 in C minor, BWV 826)

    J S Bach Overture (from Partita no. 4 in D, BWV 828)

    J S Bach Toccata (from Partita no. 6, BWV 830)

    J S Bach Prelude & Fugue in D, BWV 850

    J S Bach Prelude & Fugue in D minor, BWV 851

    J S Bach Prelude & Fugue in F minor, BWV 857

    J S Bach Prelude & Fugue in F# minor, BWV 859

    J S Bach Prelude & Fugue in G minor, BWV 861

    J S Bach Prelude & Fugue in Ab, BWV 862

    J S Bach Prelude & Fugue in A, BWV 864

    J S Bach Prelude & Fugue in B, BWV 868

    J S Bach Prelude & Fugue in D, BWV 874

    J S Bach Prelude & Fugue in D minor, BWV 875

    J S Bach Prelude & Fugue in E, BWV 878

    J S Bach Prelude & Fugue in F, BWV 880

    J S Bach Prelude & Fugue in G minor, BWV 885

    J S Bach Toccata no. 3 in D, BWV 912

    J S Bach Toccata no. 5 in E minor, BWV 914

    Balakirev Scherzo no. 2 or Toccata (from Selected Piano Pieces vol. 1) Peters Balakirev/Glinka The Lark Chester Bartók Suite op. 14 Universal Beethoven Sonata in C minor, op. 10 no. 1

    Beethoven Sonata in F, op. 10 no. 2

    Beethoven Sonata in C minor, op. 13 ‘Pathetique’

    Beethoven Sonata in E, op. 14 no. 1

    Beethoven Sonata in G, op. 14 no. 2

    Beethoven Sonata in Ab, op. 26

    Beethoven Sonata in Eb, op. 27 no. 1 ‘Quasi una fantasia’

    Beethoven Sonata in G, op. 79

    Beethoven Sonata in E minor, op. 90

    Beethoven 32 Variations in C minor, WoO 80

    Beethoven Bagatelles op. 126

    Beethoven Rondo a capriccio op. 129

    ‘Rage over a Lost Penny’ from The Well-Tempered Clavier book 1 from The Well-Tempered Clavier book 2 Back to contents 19 L Berkeley Concert Study in Eb, op. 48 no. 2 Chester L Berkeley Preludes nos. 1, 2 and 3 Chester Bowen Impromptu, op. 91 no. 2 Schott Bowen Toccata Weinberger Brahms Capriccio in F# minor, op. 76 no. 1

    Brahms Rhapsody in G minor, op. 79 no. 2

    Brahms Intermezzo in Bb minor, op. 117 no. 2

    Brahms Intermezzo in A minor, op. 118 no. 1

    Brahms Intermezzo in A, op. 118 no. 2

    Brahms Intermezzo in F minor, op. 118 no. 4

    Brahms Romance in F, op. 118 no. 5

    Brahms Intermezzo in E minor, op. 119 no. 2

    Chabrier Aubade Dover Chabrier Scherzo-Valse (from Pièces Pittoresques) Dover Chaminade Automne op. 35 no. 2 Dover Chapple Bagatelles diverse nos. 6 and 7 Chester Chopin Ballade no. 3 in Ab, op. 47

    Chopin Fantaisie impromptu op. 66

    Chopin Impromptu no. 3 in Gb, op. 51

    Chopin Nocturne in Bb minor, op. 9 no. 1

    Chopin Nocturne in B major, op. 9 no. 3

    Chopin Nocturne in F#, op. 15 no. 2

    Chopin Nocturne in Ab, op. 32 no. 2

    Chopin Nocturne in G, op. 37 no. 2

    Chopin Nocturne in F# minor, op. 48 no. 2

    Chopin Nocturne in B, op. 62 no. 1

    Chopin Nocturne in E, op. 62 no. 2

    Chopin Polonaise in C# minor, op. 26 no. 1

    Chopin Polonaise in Eb minor, op. 26 no. 2

    Chopin Polonaise in C minor, op. 40 no. 2

    Chopin Valse in Eb, op. 18

    Clementi Sonata in Bb, op. 12 no. 1 (from Sonatas vol. 1) Peters Clementi Sonata in B minor, op. 40 no. 2 (from Sonatas vol. 1) Peters Clementi Sonata in D, op. 40 no. 3 (from Sonatas vol. 2) Peters Copland The Cat and the Mouse, Scherzo humoristique Durand Debussy La plus que lente

    Debussy Minuet (from Suite Bergamasque)

    Debussy Prelude and/or Sarabande (from Pour le piano)

    Debussy Voiles (no. 2) and/or Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l’air du soir (no. 4) and/or La cathédrale engloutie (no. 10) (from Preludes for Piano book 1)

    Debussy Feuilles mortes (no. 2) and/or La puerta del vino (no. 3) and/or General Lavine-eccentric (no. 6) and/or Homage à S. Pickwick Esq. PPMPC (no. 9) (from Preludes for Piano book 2)

    Dello Joio Suite for Piano Schirmer Fauré Impromptu in F minor, op. 31 no. 2

    Fauré Nocturne no. 4 in Eb, op. 36

    Fauré Barcarolle no. 1 in A minor, op. 26

    Fauré Barcarolle no. 6 in Eb, op. 70

    Grainger Molly on the Shore (from British Folk Music Settings) Schott Grieg Sonata in E minor, op. 7 Peters Handel Suite no. 8 in F minor

    Haydn Sonata in C minor, Hob. XVI/20

    Haydn Sonata in F, Hob. XVI/23

    Haydn Sonata in B minor, Hob. XVI/32

    Haydn Sonata in Ab, Hob. XVI/46

    Haydn Sonata in C, Hob. XVI/48

    Haydn Sonata in Eb, Hob. XVI/49

    Haydn Sonata in D, Hob. XVI/51

    Howells Finzi’s Rest and Berkeley’s Hunt (from Howells’ Clavichord) Novello M Hyde Valley of the Rocks AMC K Jenkins Boogie Woogie Llanoogie Boosey Kabalevsky Preludes op. 38 nos. 5 and 6 Boosey D Lilburn From the Port Hills (no. 4 from Five Bagatelles) SOUNZ Liszt Liebesträume no. 3 in Ab

    Liszt Sonetto del Petrarca 123 (from Années de pèlerinage, 2nd year)

    Martin° u Prelude en forme de Fox Trot (from Eight Preludes H181) Leduc Repertoire: Piano Back to contents 20 C McDowall Either Shades of Solace and Vespers in Venice or Vespers in Venice and Tapsalteerie (from Four Piano solos) Hunt Mendelssohn Prelude & Fugue in F minor, op. 35 no. 5

    Mendelssohn Song Without Words in G minor, op. 53 no. 3

    Messiaen Regard de la Vierge (no. 4 from Vingt regards sur l’Enfant Jésus) Durand Messiaen Le merle noir (from Petites esquisses d’oiseau) Leduc Moszkowski Étincelles op. 36 no. 6 Schirmer Mozart Sonata in C, K. 309

    Mozart Sonata in D, K. 311

    Mozart Sonata in A, K. 331

    Mozart Sonata in F, K. 332

    Mozart Sonata in Bb, K. 333

    Mozart Sonata in C minor, K. 457

    Mozart 10 Variations on Unser Dummer Pöbel meint K. 455

    Mozart 9 Variations on a minuet by Duport K. 573

    Poulenc Suite in C Chester Poulenc Trois novelettes, nos. 1 and 2 Chester Poulenc Toccata (from Trois pièces) Heugel Prokofiev Visions fugitives nos. 2, 11 and 14 Boosey Rachmaninov Polichinelle in F# minor, op. 3 no. 4 (from Cinq morceaux de fantasie)

    Rachmaninov Prelude in Eb, op. 23 no. 6

    Rachmaninov Prelude in G, op. 32 no. 5 and Prelude in G# minor, op. 32 no. 12

    Rachmaninov Preludes op. 32 no. 5 and no. 10 Boosey Rachmaninov/Kreisler Liebesleid (from Piano Compositions 2)

    Ravel À la manière de Borodin waltz

    Ravel Pavane pour une infante defunté

    Rzewski Dreadful Memories (from Squares & North American Ballads) Zen On Sancan Mouvement Durand D Scarlatti Sonata in B minor, K. 27

    D Scarlatti Sonatas in G, K. 259 and K. 260

    D Scarlatti Sonatas in E minor K. 263 and E major K. 264

    D Scarlatti Sonata in D, K. 491

    Schubert Impromptu in Eb, op. 90 no. 2

    Schubert Impromptu in Gb, op. 90 no. 3

    Schubert Impromptu in F minor, op. 142 no. 1

    Schubert Sonata in A minor, op. 42 D 845

    Schubert Sonata in A, op. 120 D 664

    Schubert Sonata in A minor, op. 164 D 537

    Schumann Grillen (from Fantasiestücke op. 12)

    Schumann Novelette no. 1 in F, op. 21

    Scriabin Étude in Bb minor, op. 8 no. 11 Boosey Scriabin Prelude in B minor, op. 11 no. 6 Henle Scriabin Poèmes op. 32 nos. 1 and/or 2 Peters Sculthorpe Mountains Faber Sculthorpe Night Pieces Faber Sculthorpe Sonatina Faber Shostakovich Preludes op. 34 nos. 3, 5, 11 and 19 [all 4] Boosey Szymanowski Étude op. 4 no. 3: Andante — in modo d’una canzona Universal Szymanowski Any contrasting two of Mazurkas op. 50 Universal Tchaikovsky Dumka op. 59

    Turina Danzas fantásticas op. 22 UME Turina Any two or more movts from Mujeres Españolas op. 17 UME


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    (Original post by 1drowssap)
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    There is no maximum amount of pieces but you have to play at least 2. If you play 2 or 3 and your programme is of appropriate length then that is fine.

    As for the pieces, I'd suggest speaking to your teacher and playing to your strengths.
    My only advice would be to choose contrasting pieces and try not to pick anything too well known, if possible.
 
 
 
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