Chinese Musicians Association Pipa grading test requirements and repertoire (levels 1-10)

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teaching material

"National Pipa Performance (Amateur) Grading Test Work Collection" (edited by the Pipa Expert Committee of the National Musical Instrument Performance (Amateur) Grading Committee of the China Music Association, published by Xinhua News Agency).

Exam content and requirements

Etude: At all levels, choose two pieces within the prescribed range.

Music: Levels 1-4 can choose two pieces within the specified range; Levels 5-8 can choose one with * and one without * within the specified range. Grades 9-10 can choose two songs marked with * and one song without * within the specified range.

other

During the exam, the score is always played from memory. Judges may ask students to begin or end any section of the piece.

first level

1. Practice part

1. 1=D grade one, two, and three positions according to the sound

2. Three-degree mode practice

3. Rolling practice

4. Sweeping wheel practice

5. Wheel pick and wheel finger practice

6. Food, middle, name and small four finger wheel exercises

7. Playing and picking exercises…………………………………………Xia Rengen song

2. The music part

1. Lao Liuban (add flowers) ………………………… Folk music compiled by Lin Shicheng

2. Xiluo Poems……………………………………Folk Music Compiled by Lin Shicheng

3. Meng Jiangnu…………………………………… Chinese Folk Songs compiled by Lin Shicheng

4. Silver twisted wire…………………………………… Chinese folk songs compiled by Lin Shicheng

5. Small Ten Faces ……………………………… Ancient Songs compiled by Lin Shicheng

6. Pick up our guns………………..Composed by China Conservatory of Music and adapted by Lin Shicheng

second level

1. Practice part

1. 1=D phase handle position phoneme practice

2. Pentatonic scale practice

3. Two-chord chord practice

4. Sweep practice

5. String changing exercises

6. Harmonic practice

7. Divide, smash, and pick exercises……………………………………Xia Rengen Song

2. The music part

1. Dry Field Lei………………………………Guangdong Folk Music Compiled by Lin Shicheng

2. 36……………………………………………… Folk Music Arranged by Lin Shicheng

3. The Golden Snake Dancing

4. Laohua Liuban………………………… Jiangnan Sizhu Music Compilation by Lin Shicheng

5. Xiaoyueergao…………………………………………Ancient Song Fan Shaoyun’s score

6. Lao Liuban Variations (ten sections) …………………… Folk music Arranged by Lin Shicheng

7. Purple Bamboo Tunes …………………………………….Shanghai Opera Song Pai by Tang Liangzhou

third level

1. Practice part

1. 1=C scale practice

2. 1=G scale practice

3. Exercises of stroking, banding, plucking, and overtones

4. Push, pull, vertical and bump exercises

5. Change the handle

6. 1=D heptatonic scale practice

7. Comprehensive practice of half-round and bouncing and picking

2. The music part

1. Cat fishing

2. The Dance of Youth

3. Nishang Song…………………………………………Folk Music Arranged by Lin Shicheng

4. Spring Festival Dance.................................................................... Xinjiang Folk Song Adapted by Lin Shicheng

5. Happy Days………………………………………… Ma Shenglong Song

6. Malan Blossoms………………………………Lei Zhenbang’s Song by Liu Dehai

7. Embroidered skirts.................................................................................................... Northeast folk songs adapted by Kuang Yuzhong

8. Yangchun Song (traditional version is not limited) slightly

fourth level

1. Practice part

1. 1=F scale practice

2. 1=A scale practice

3. Finger distance exercises

4. Two finger exercises for substring grades

5. Jumping practice

6. Shoot, lift, sweep, buckle, pick, and play on the board surface

2. The music part

1. The Great Waves Washing the Sands…………………………A Bing’s Performance (1950) Notation by Cao Anhe

2. Flying flowers and greenery……………………………………..Ancient music by Liu Tianhua

3. Send me a rose…………………………Xinjiang folk song adapted by Wang Fandi

4. Liuyang River ……………………………………………… Liu Dehai’s arrangement

5. Upside down curtains……………………………………Guangdong music Arranged by Liu Dehai

6. Caiyun Chasing the Moon………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Lin Shicheng

7. Chain buttons………………………………………… Folk music compiled by Lin Shicheng

8. Senji Dema……………………………………He Luting’s song adapted by Ye Xuran

fifth grade

1. Practice part

1, 1 = B flat scale practice

2, 1 = E flat scale practice

3. Drag exercises

4. Sha practice

5. Chromatic scale practice

6. Die into practice

2. The music part

1. Song and Dance Introduction …………………………………………………… Liu Tianhua’s song

2. Zhaojun Out of the fortress…………………………A Bing Performance (1950) Notation by Cao Anhe

3. Spring in the Tianshan Mountains*…………………………Wusimanjiang, Yu Lichun’s song adapted by Wang Fandi

4. Catching Flowers*…………………………………………………… Arranged by Ye Xuran

5. Hola Dance ……………………………… Romanian Folk Music Arranged by Lin Shicheng

6. Chinese New Year Songs………………………………Mao Yuan (violin) Arranged by Lin Shicheng

7. Spring River Flower Moon Night (Ensemble Version)

8. Qinglian Yuefu (traditional version is not limited)

sixth grade

1. Practice part

1. Double flight practice

2. Triplet, Die-in practice

3. Practice by playing and rolling three strings

4. Shaking exercises

5. Staccato practice

2. The music part

1. Newly revamped Feather-tuned Green Waist ................................................................................. Yang Jieming's song and Wang Weihua's fingering

2. Sing a folk song to the party*……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Arranged by Wu Junsheng

3. High Mountains and Flowing Waters*………………………………………… Cao Dongfu Played by Lin Shicheng

4. Backer……………………………………………………Hakka Han Music Arranged by Lin Shicheng

5. Dum Dum…………………… Algerian music Arranged by Wu Junsheng and Chen Jun

6. Moonlight Variations ………………………………Andreev’s Song Arranged by Ye Xuran

7. The light and the moon shine together (traditional version is not limited) slightly

Level 7

1. Practice part

1. Tone change practice

2. 1=E scale arpeggio practice

3. Chanting exercises

4. Quickly press the ball to practice

5. Practice with two strings

2. The music part

1. Xu Lai………………………………………………………… Liu Tianhua’s song

2. Xiaodaohui…………………………………………Composed by Shang Yi and adapted by Wu Junsheng

3. Dance of the Yi Nationality*………………………………………………………… Arranged by Wang Huiran

4. Jackdaw Playing in the Water*……………………………… Chaozhou Folk Music Arranged by Liu Baoshan

5. Guests from afar, please stay here...................................................................................... adapted by Liu Dehai

6. March in Jiangnan...................................................................................................................................... Wang Huiran's song

7. Plug on the song (traditional version is not limited) slightly

8. Falling wild geese in the flat sand (traditional version is not limited) slightly

Level 8

1. Practice part

1. Hanging, hanging wheel practice

2. Octave Die into Practice

3. Two-string twisting practice

4. Practice with three strings

5. Long wheel belt pick, long wheel continuous pick exercise

2. The music part

1. Chunyu*………………………………………………………… Zhu Yi, Wenbo Chuanqu

2. The Night of the Torch Festival*……………………………………………… Wu Junsheng’s song

3. To improve the exercise………………………………………………………… Liu Tianhua's song

4. The Flying Bumblebee …………………………………… Rimsky Korsakov

5. Turkish March…………………………W.A.MOZART Composed by Lin Shicheng

6. Fighting Tigers Up the Mountain ................................................................................................................. Wu Junsheng

7. Water Lotus………………………………………… Hakka Han Music Adapted by Lin Shicheng

ninth grade

1. Practice part

1. Accent practice of tune and dispersal of this string

2. Octave jumping practice

3. Sixtuplets practice

4. Septuplet practice

5. 5th, 3rd exchange practice and round two-string practice

2. The music part

1. Weishui situation………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Composed by Ren Hongxiang

2. Complaint - I feel a sense of reading the Tang poem "Pipa Xing" ………………………………Wu Houyuan’s composition

3. Little Sisters on the Prairie*………………………………………… Liu Dehai and Wu Zuqiang

4. Chaldaz Dance ……………………………………Monti Composed by Wu Junsheng

5. The Song of the Wanderer ................................................................................................. Sarasati

6. Yueer Gao (traditional version is not limited) slightly

7. Overlord unarmor (traditional version is not limited) slightly

tenth grade

1. Practice part

1. Comprehensive practice of twisting and doubling strings

2. Practice with four strings

3. Break down chord patterns into practice

4. Practice by playing with the wheel and rolling the four strings

5. Live finger and string changing exercises

2. The music part

1. The Five Heroes of Langya Mountain*………………………………………………Lu Shaoen’s song

2. Dance of the Li Nationality …………………………………………Shi Wanchun’s song adapted by Lin Shicheng

3. Chen Xingyuan and Fan……………………………… Henan Bantou Song Adapted by Lin Shicheng

4. Dragon Boat (unlimited version)

5. Chen Sui (traditional version is not limited) slightly

6. House of Flying Daggers (traditional version is not limited) *omitted

Reference materials and contributors
中国音乐家协会琵琶考级曲目(1-10级)

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Pipa (pinyin: pí pa), the first plucked instrument, is a traditional plucked instrument in East Asia, a plucked stringed musical instrument. Made of wood or bamboo, the speaker is half-pear-shaped and has four strings on the top. It was originally made of silk thread, but now it is mostly made of steel wire, steel rope and nylon.

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