MTB Grade 3 (2020)
All 7 pieces
Innocence, no.5 from 25 Progressive Studies, op.100 - Friedrich Burgmüller
Game of Patience, no.2 from Album for the Young, op.25 - Génari Karganov
Allegretto scherzando, no.11 from New Scenes of Childhood, op.55 - Theodor Kirchner
Dance, no.8 from For Children, Vol. 2 - Béla Bartók
The Avalanche, no.2 from 25 Melodic Studies, op.45 - Stephen Heller
Rondo - Wolfgang A. Mozart
Romance - Chris Mitchell
Innocence - Friedrich Burgmüller
Innocence is no.5 from Burgmüller's much-played collection of 25 Studies, op.100 (1851).
The original metronome mark is a quick 112bpm, though MTB suggests a more steady tempo of 80bpm.
Allegretto scherzando - Theodor Kirchner
Allegretto scherzando is no.11 from the collection of 25 pieces New Scenes of Childhood, op.55 (1881) by Theodor Kirchner. The title Neue Kinderszenen pays hommage to Robert Schumann and his collection of Kinderszenen, op.15 (1838).
Dance - Béla Bartók
Dance is no.8 from For Children, Vol.2 (1945) by Béla Bartók. The original collection For Children was a cycle of 85 short piano pieces based on Hungarian and Slovak folksongs and completed in 1909. Bartók revised the group shortly before he died dividing the material into two volumes: Vol.1 based on Hungarian folksongs, Vol. 2 on Slovak folksongs.