Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician
SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Ad (Piano Sing)
How to Make Your Piano Sing
Who's Online
131 registered (ando, anamnesis, Almaviva, 36251, accordeur, 36 invisible), 1407 Guests and 16 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Topic Options
#966721 - 11/02/08 05:39 AM AMEB Grade 8 exam pieces - seeking feedback
kyliec Offline
Full Member

Registered: 06/24/07
Posts: 77
Hi, I am 28 days away from sitting my AMEB grade 8 exam. I would love any feedback about my pieces.

Here are the links:
http://www.pianostreet.com/smf/index.php/topic,31893.0.html (Gershwin Prelude No. 1)
http://www.pianostreet.com/smf/index.php/topic,31893.0.html (Bach F minor Prelude and Fugue, Bk 2 of Well Tempered Clavier)
http://www.pianostreet.com/smf/index.php/topic,31895.0.html (Chopin Nocturne in B Major, Op. 31. no. 1)
http://www.pianostreet.com/smf/index.php/topic,31895.0.html (Mozart K. 331 Sonata, first movement part 1)
http://www.pianostreet.com/smf/index.php/topic,31898.0.html (mozart part 2)

Thanks for looking, any feedback would be invaluable,

Kylie

Top
Piano & Music Acc. / Sheet Music


Sheet Music Plus Homepage
#966722 - 11/02/08 07:26 AM Re: AMEB Grade 8 exam pieces - seeking feedback
LeOniuS Offline
Full Member

Registered: 03/14/08
Posts: 76
Loc: Perth, Australia
Just a quick question - I haven't listened to any but will do, isn't it one piece from list A, B, C and D and 2 extra list pieces? So 6 pieces in total? There's only 5 there unless you have another in the works? Sorry if this sounds obvious but I wouldn't like to rock up to my exam a tad unprepared. \:\)
_________________________
www.youtube.com/leonius69

Top
#966723 - 11/02/08 09:28 AM Re: AMEB Grade 8 exam pieces - seeking feedback
LeOniuS Offline
Full Member

Registered: 03/14/08
Posts: 76
Loc: Perth, Australia
I just checked the Syllabus, and it appears that you dont need extra list pieces for grade 8.. so thats that. I actually plan on doing grade 7 myself next year which I guess in a way means more work with doing 6 instead of 4.. but I guess it works out cause G8 is supposed to be that wee bit harder.

And yet when I see Beethovens Pathetique Op 13. mvmt 3 in the grade 7 syllabus - I beg to differ.. lol.

By the way, hows your technical work?
When I look at the requirements of G7 arpeggios needing E flat, A flat, C sharp and F sharp (major and minor) root, first and second inversions - at 76bpm, four notes per beat. Thats 24 different arpeggios all at that speed.. and thats just minimum tempo for a C grade. Sheesh! And I think grade 8 is likewise 80bpm for arpeggios and 104 for scales. Thats a fair bit of time perfecting scales and arpeggios.. and I guess if you aren't naturally inclined to want to prac them doing your exam is a huge incentive.
_________________________
www.youtube.com/leonius69

Top
#966724 - 12/08/08 08:38 AM Re: AMEB Grade 8 exam pieces - seeking feedback
raidenciv Offline
Full Member

Registered: 08/28/08
Posts: 54
Loc: Sydney, Australia
hey kylie. Only just read this post, so am a bit late, but did listen to your nocturne and it sounded wonderful! :p

Hope your exam went well. I too went through the whole AMEB exam process and they scared the crap out of me.

Top

What's Hot!!
Christmas Header
Christmas Lights at Piano World Headquarters in Maine 2014
-------------------
The December Free Piano Newsletter
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Interesting books about the piano, pianists, piano history, biographies, memoirs and more!
(ad) Yamaha CP Music Rest Promo
Yamaha CP Music Rest Promo
(ad) HAILUN Pianos
Hailun Pianos - Click for More
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Seiler Pianos
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Sheet Music Plus (125)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Just Tuned a 1960's Kranich and Bach Studio upright
by Paul678
12/22/14 09:18 PM
How to learn everything and anything about piano?
by MrMusicianship
12/22/14 07:22 PM
is my piano tunable
by d3c0
12/22/14 05:45 PM
SSHD running VST
by daz100
12/22/14 05:01 PM
do you recommend further service?
by ShannonG
12/22/14 04:34 PM
Forum Stats
77398 Members
42 Forums
160069 Topics
2350679 Posts

Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Gift Ideas for Music Lovers!
Find the Perfect Gift for the Music Lovers on your List!
Visit our online store today.

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2014 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission