All compositions should be played from memory.
All major and minor scales and arpeggios, four octaves.
From J.S. Bach, a major suite or Prelude and Fugue from the Well-Tempered Clavier, or two Scarlatti or two Soler sonatas.
A complete sonata or set of variations by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven or Schubert.
A substantial composition from the works of such composers as Schumann, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Chopin, Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky, Gottschalk, Alkan or Franck.
20th or 21st Century
A significant composition from a major composer such as Debussy, Ravel, Albeniz, Granados, Ives, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Bartok, Copland, Barber, Ginastera, Messiaen, Tower, Schnittke, Bolcom or Rzewski.