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Topic: Polonaise, Menuet, and Turkish March  (Read 1766 times)

Offline falling4ever3

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Polonaise, Menuet, and Turkish March
on: February 15, 2004, 08:02:42 AM
Does anybody know what grade those pieces are? I've been playing the piano for a little less than a year and I'm going to apply to an Arts School, and I want to know what would be the best two pieces to preform? I know they're all pretty easy pieces, but they're the best I can do at the level I'm at right now, so I would appreciate any help you could offer, thanks!

Menuet by Boccherini
Polonaise by Fredric Chopin
Turkish March by Mozart

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Re: Polonaise, Menuet, and Turkish March
Reply #1 on: February 15, 2004, 08:30:46 AM
Also, does anyone know what periods these (the above pieces) are from? Are they all from the classical era? Hope I don't sound really dumb, but I just wanna make sure, lol...

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Re: Polonaise, Menuet, and Turkish March
Reply #2 on: February 15, 2004, 03:11:05 PM
Chopin composed 16 Polonaises. Which one are you referring to? I will assume it is Op. 40 no. 1 in A major, since every one tries that one first (not that they should). It is a piece of the Romantic period and it is grade 8 (ABRSM) or slightly above it.

Mozartís Turkish march (last movement of sonata K331) is grade 5/6 and belongs to the Classical period.

Boccheriniís menuet is grade 4/5 and also a classical piece.
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