GROUP C

First Round (max. 25 minutes)

a. One of the following pieces (without repeat):

· J. S. Bach: Sonata No. 1 in g minor, BWV 1001 – I. Adagio and II. Fuga

· J. S. Bach: Sonata No. 2 in a minor, BWV 1003 – I. Grave and II. Fuga

· J. S. Bach: Partita No. 2 in d minor, BWV 1004 – V. Ciaccona

· J. S. Bach: Sonata No. 3 in C major, BWV 1005 – I. Adagio and II. Fuga

b. One capriccio by N. Paganini Op. 1 or H. Wieniawski Op. 10

c. A third movement from one of the following violin concertos by W. A. Mozart (except the one chosen for the final round): KV 207, KV 216, KV 218, KV 219

Second Round (max. 50 minutes)

d. One complete sonata by J. Brahms, C. Franck, or G. Fauré

e. One virtuoso composition by the following composers (max. 10 min): H. Ernst, J. Hubay, N. Paganini, M. Ravel, P. de Sarasate, F. Waxman, H. Wieniawski

f. One compulsory Chinese work (The score will be sent to accepted candidates after the pre-selection result is announced )

Final Round (about 50 minutes)

g. First movement from one of the following violin concertos (accompanied by piano):

· J. Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77

· F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Violin Concerto in e minor, Op. 64

· A. Dvořák: Violin Concerto in a minor, Op. 53

· J. Sibelius: Violin Concerto in d minor, Op. 47

· P. I. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

h. One of the following concertos by W. A. Mozart (accompanied by orchestra):

· Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-flat major, KV 207

· Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, KV 216

· Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, KV 218

· Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, KV 219