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Topic: Help with Oral Exams  (Read 1840 times)

Offline athio

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Help with Oral Exams
on: July 09, 2004, 01:53:53 AM
Doctoral Comprehensive Oral Exams.
AAARRRGGGGHH!

Is there a kind soul out there who could suggest what PRIMARY areas of keyboard history and literature on which to focus for those of us who are preparing for the doctoral comprehensive oral exams?

Are there faculty members of music schools/conservatories who have been on the panel of examiners and who might be SO generous as to give us some tips on studying for these exams?

The more specific your help, THE BETTER! Examples of questions YOU would pose to the sweating/shivering doctoral piano student in that chair would be SO appreciated as well!

I'm combed the Internet for resources on studying for these MASSIVE examinations and have found very little leads.

In advance, and from the bottom of my heart.. THANK YOU!

Offline faulty_damper

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Re: Help with Oral Exams
Reply #1 on: July 10, 2004, 01:44:02 AM
I think it's polite to brush your teeth before you have your oral cavity examined.  That way, any signs of halitosis will be removed prior to the dentist going in.

But really, I can't help you with your question but the title of the thread... well, I just couldn't help myself. ;D

Offline athio

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Re: Help with Oral Exams
Reply #2 on: July 14, 2004, 03:56:02 PM
;D First, I'd like to flash a cavity-free smile.

Thanks for the witty reply (albeit without much of the help I need  ;) ) - I will certainly be checking back with this forum for more DENTAL humor. Ahem.

Have a good day!
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