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AMEB THIRD GRADE PFL COURSE SYLLABUS

Section I. Technical Work


Scales
1. Similar motion legato two octaves All of the following scales are to be prepared with the following properties. Scales Major F, Bb Harmonic minor D, G Melodic minor D Properties Compass Two octaves Minimum tempo MM = 63, four notes per beat Hand co-ordination Hands together Hands separately Relationship Similar motion between hands Direction Ascending, then descending Touch Clear, even legato 2. Chromatic two octaves The following scale must be prepared with the following properties. Scales Chromatic F commencing on Properties Compass Two octaves Minimum tempo MM = 63, four notes per beat Hand co-ordination Hands together Relationship Similar motion between hands Direction Ascending, then descending Touch Clear, even legato 3. Contrary motion Both of the following scales must be prepared with the following properties, beginning and ending on the keynote (unison). Scales Major F Harmonic minor D Properties Compass Two octaves Minimum tempo MM = 80, two notes per beat Hand co-ordination Hands together Relationship between Contrary motion hands

Direction Touch

Right hand: ascending, then descending Left hand: descending, then ascending Clear, even legato

Arpeggios
4. Major and minor common chord arpeggios two octaves All of the following arpeggios must be prepared with the following properties. Common chord arpeggios Major F, A (root position only) Minor F, A (root position only) Properties Compass Two octaves Minimum tempo MM = 76, two notes per beat Hand co-ordination Hands separately Direction Ascending, then descending Touch Clear, even legato

Section II. Studies and Pieces


1. BIRCH, S. Havana Nights 2. MIER, M. Jelly Bean Rag 3. MOZART, W. arr. FABER and FABER. Theme from Symphony No 40

Section III. Aural Tests, General Knowledge


Aural Tests
1. RHYTHM: The examiner will play twice a passage in duple or triple time. The candidate will then tap or clap the passage and state whether it is duple of triple time. 2. MELODY: To hum or sing a short phrase played twice by the examiner, combining melody and time. 3. PITCH: To hum or sing the higher or lower of any two notes within the limits of an octave from middle C played simultaneously by the examiner. 4. PITCH: The examiner, having sounded on the piano a note to be regarded as the keynote of the scale, the candidate will hum or sing and afterwards name the interval of the second, third, fourth, or fifth of the major scale played by the examiner, in succession to the keynote.

General Knowledge
Candidates can expect to be asked: At least one question about each List piece presented, and Between 6 and 10 questions in total. Third Grade Exams By referring to the score of each List piece, candidates can be asked to: (i) Name and/or explain any notes, rests, signs, terms, its title and its key/tonality; and (ii) Identify key changes (on the appropriate score) at obvious and clear-cut places only, preferably at the beginnings or ends or marked sections and not in transitory passages.