In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Musicpieza seleccionada para un certamen musical
- The so-called First Rhapsody for clarinet (Debussy never wrote a Second) Debussy originally wrote for clarinet and piano as a test piece for students at the Paris Conservatoire.
- No mention is made in the Lemoine edition of the reason for this work's composition as a test piece for the teaching diploma at the Ecole Normale.
- Messiaen composed several short test pieces for the Ecole Normale during the 1930s and three of them appeared in the musical supplements of the monthly magazine Le Monde musical, which was published on the last day of each month.
- Monica faced the difficult task of singing three classical test pieces in foreign languages.
- The former's Fantasia on an ostinato was written as test piece in 1985 for the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
- As for Nina Osina's final performance of the commissioned test piece - Alma-Ata by Kazakh composer Almas Serkebayev - this was meltingly lovely.
- It involves a test piece of the student's own choice.
- Contests are rigorously judged and include a compulsory test piece.
- The Fourth Symphony was chosen as a test piece for the Bernstein Conductor's Competition in Jerusalem in 1995.
2(sample of testing)muestra para pruebas feminine
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