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#2446056 - Today at 09:13 PM Grade 10 RCM Examination Questions
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Hello everyone. I am taking the grade 10 RCM examination and looking at the 2008 syllabus, I have some questions related to the examination:

1. For the melody playback section, it states that the examiner will play a melody twice and the player needs to play back the bottom notes. I was wondering how many “tries” I get. Can I play back the bottom melody twice like the examiner and fix some errors on the second try, or do I only get one shot at it?

2. The syllabus states for the studies section that I must prepare 2 contrasting studies. I have never actually considered this, but I was wondering what this actually meant. My biggest question is if there are any restrictions or guidelines that I have to follow when choosing my studies.

3. This isn’t exactly pertaining to the exam itself, but I was wondering if anyone could offer some useful tips on chord identification when it comes to identifying the inversions of four-note chords.

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#2446060 - Today at 09:25 PM Re: Grade 10 RCM Examination Questions [Re: Rothwell]
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Originally Posted By Rothwell
Hello everyone. I am taking the grade 10 RCM examination and looking at the 2008 syllabus, I have some questions related to the examination:
1. For the melody playback section, it states that the examiner will play a melody twice and the player needs to play back the bottom notes. I was wondering how many “tries” I get. Can I play back the bottom melody twice like the examiner and fix some errors on the second try, or do I only get one shot at it?

AKAIK it's one shot.
Originally Posted By Rothwell

2. The syllabus states for the studies section that I must prepare 2 contrasting studies. I have never actually considered this, but I was wondering what this actually meant. My biggest question is if there are any restrictions or guidelines that I have to follow when choosing my studies.

usually means that focus on different aspect of techniques, you can't use two etudes both focusing on quick scales on the right hand or double thirds, but usually you need to present one that work on some specific aspect of technique and one on something else.
for example the czerny op 740 n41 and the rachmaninoff are contrasting.
Originally Posted By Rothwell

3. This isn’t exactly pertaining to the exam itself, but I was wondering if anyone could offer some useful tips on chord identification when it comes to identifying the inversions of four-note chords.

use a software to train in that department... I do have auralia on my computer.
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#2446071 - Today at 10:07 PM Re: Grade 10 RCM Examination Questions [Re: Ataru074]
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I am doing the Etude in E minor op 67 no 5 by Loeschorn and prelude in C sharp Minor op 81 no 10 Heller. I was wondering if that would be considered contrasting enough, because one is focused on hops and skips, while the other is focused on scales.

Also, what does AKAIK mean?


Edited by Rothwell (Today at 10:08 PM)

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#2446101 - 36 minutes 35 seconds ago Re: Grade 10 RCM Examination Questions [Re: Rothwell]
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sorry AFAIK, As Far As I Know
Are you preparing RCM 10 by yourself without the help of a teacher? I would at least consider few lessons just to have few tips.
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