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Te.hnical Requirements books Jor Adnosewesrhe curriculum of The RoyalConsMrory of Music. Thes will assiststudentsin building a rechnicalfoundalion graduallt and logically from the very lirst level of studla Thus,technical requiremenb arenow included ar rhe Prepamtory level,\\'irh five-finger patterns (HS),and rheconrrary and majorscals to be played hands separately motionscale ro be playedhands (HT). together Thetechnical requirements aredesigned ro complement rhe reperroir rbatstudenrs arelearning ar the samelevel of study, and to prepareadequatelyfor rhe challengeso[ the nexr level. By studying lhe rnaterialpresentedfor their level over the courseof the year, studenrsshould find rhar rhey are *,eLl prepared to meetthesechallenges. The requiremensfor eachlevelaresummarized rn an overvjewchart. so that studentsand teachers can seeat a glancewhat rhey will be working on to prepare for rheir In Levels Preparatory to 5, rhe presemation of keysis by majorand relatileminor keys.ln Levels 6 ro presentation 8, the of keysis by majorandronicminorkeys. All thetechnical requirements rharsrudenrs will be required to play for their examinarions aredenvedfrom the selecrion of keysrequired for their level.When a new key is introduced at any level,{ will remainin rhe requirements for ar leas!lwo subsequetu levelsin ordertoreinforc studems facilir.' in andlamilianiy wrrhrhese keys k is undersrood tlut thestudyof all requiremems shouldbcumulari\,e, and rharrheselecrion ol ke)s is for examinarion purposs onry For examination requircments ol The RoyalConsenator), o[ Musicand the National MusicCeiificale Program, please relerto the Piano 2008Edition. s]yildbus,

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Contents
Overview Scale .s Chords Arpeggios .....2 .......3 .......9 ....i5

Library and Archives canada Caraloguing in Publication consenatory of Music. tor piano knusicl/ Royal Technrcal requiremenE in 9 volumes To be complele Conlenrs:Prparatort Book I - Book2 Book3 -- Book4 Book5 - Book6 Book7 .- BookL (preparatory).-IsBN 978 I tt440-r55-0 (book t). ISBN978 I 55440-154-3 -ISBN (book3). 978 I 55440-li7-4 7 (book2) ISBN 978 l-55440-156 (book5). 978 I 55440-159-8 l5B I (book4).--l5BN ISBN 978-l-55440 ISBN978-l-55440 160-4(book6).-l5BN 978 l-55440-16l-l (book7). -ISBN978-l'55440 162'8(book8) intenalsand scales. and exercises2 Musical L Piano-Srudis ll Trtle. o[ Music L RoyalConsenatory C2007906492-2 2008 786.2.1)46 MT231.T255

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Overview
(EYS Major Mhor D B A Bb Eb

F d C c

Paullel Motion Seales

!) A, Bt. E! major B,Ffi.G, C mmor (lBrmonic and melodic)

I HT l2octa!s I |

a=92

Skccato kales

D,B!major
B.Cminor (harmonic)

lfis
2 ocldles

I J = too

n
) ) ; l-1

Formula Paltem Scale

a minor (harmonic) lBeginninsonD

HI 2 oc\aves Hs I locta\'
indica(ed

)=92 :

Chromatic Scale

,=I04

) a

. A1l scalesare ro be played tegato unless otheruiq

Tnads (root position and inversions) broken

,5). nl. r! .".yo, H\

) G,c mtnor 2 ortales (no cadence V, Fg,

c-.,o i-f
./ = 60 ' ' /

HT
[q,)A. Bl. Ebrnajor B. Fl, G, C minor

I octale (ending with V-l cadence)

+1

solid 6locked)

Hs
2 octaves(no cadence)
., I o c t a v e{ e n d l n g w l ( h : V-l cadence) HT

.]-',, Jt
.: ttrt ) t

Scales
Major Minor

D B

A B' E' F $ G C

(harmornc and melodic)

ParallelMolron Scales

D. A. Bt, Et major HT B,Ff, G, C minor 2 octaves andmelodic)

a=92

) )

t-l

Staccato ScaLs

D. Bt major B, G minor
/l_armonr' )

H5
2 octales

Formula PatternScale

C minor (harmonic)
Beginningon D

HT 2 octaYes
HS I octave

92 I04

Chromatic Scal

'

\l *r'.

.ret" epr,eJlr3atuunlr..uther$r,rd(rr.d

Parallel Motion Scales


D Major
a=92

B Minor Harmonic
a=92

B Minor Melodic

A Major
.r=92

J t l '

- t t d

F# Minor Harmonic
a=9)
()) ol
l 4 t

F# Minor Melodic
a=9)

BbMajor
,=92

G Minor Harmonic
.=92

J J t "

- t t j j

G Minor Melodic
.=q2

J A t ' - '

. - t A Z

EbMajor
.=92

t l (2)

C Minor Harmonic
.=9)

C Minor Melodic
a=92

Staccato Scales
D Major
,= 104

B Minor Harmonic
, = I0-1

BbMajor
,= r04

LH

G Minor Harmonic
, = 10.1

Formula Pattern Scale


C Minor Harmonic
t=92

Chromatic Scale
Beginning on D
,= 104

r 2

lr

Tiads (root position and inversions) broken

D, A, Bb,Ebmajor HS (no caderrce) B, Ff,,G, C minor 2 octaves HT I octave(endingwith V-l cadence) D, A, Bb,Ebrnajor HS B, F*, c, c minor 2 octaves (no cadence) HT I octave(endingwith V-l cadence)

)=ru
J=60

solid (blocked)

t,-.

J=,ro

l0

D Major
Solid (Blocked)

j = ,.. r.l= r.,o nl


l

B Minor Broken
r=76 |J = 60HT)

!-1.- =-'-

Solid (Blocked)

.l=r' t.]= rrorl


5 t

A Major
Broken
J=7rj(.=60HT)

Solid (Blocked)
. = 132(. = 120HT)
t 2 1 5 3 l

t
-

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z
I

FfiMinor
Broken

.]=rut.=uonrr
5

a--,-- =l=

12

Ff Minor
Solid (Blocked)
, = 132(. = 120HT)

BbMajor
Broken
,=76(.=60HT)
5 t

!-7.- 2:-'
-t-.-t1

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.l=r;r tl =rzo no
5 5

EbMajor
Solid (Blocked)

=r.ro .]=r., r.] "r)


t 5

C Minor Broken
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t 5

?-t'-:-

*t-'J-?

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5 2
l l

t 3

Arpeggios
KEYS Major Minor

D G

Tonic (rooi posrtion onl) )

D, A maior G,Cminor

HS 2 octa\.es

t =72

D Major
a=i2

A Major

)=r'
r r l r r rlr 2J

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Jz r " 2 l l 4 r l-4 5

G Minor
.=12

C Minor t - -

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