Grading music (difficulty levels)

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Larry McDonald
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Re: Grading music (difficulty levels)

Post by Larry McDonald » Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:16 am

Hi,
I see that the forum software has combined a couple of lines. # 8 and #9 are both there. Regarding tempo, it was a bit of a challenge to come up with something that made sense. Compound meters need to be reconciled. I then assigned Grave as 1, Andante as 3, etc. with a metronome range for each level.

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Re: Grading music (difficulty levels)

Post by guitarrista » Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:56 am

Thank you Larry!
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Re: Grading music (difficulty levels)

Post by Whiteagle » Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:11 am

Frank Nordberg wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:29 pm
I'm finally done procrastinating and started work on publishing my works.

There's one problem though: we don't have formal grading by difficulty in Norway so I'm not familiar with that at all. Are there different systems for different nations or is it one international? And what are the criteria for the different levels?

Also, does anybody have info about grading systems for other instruments too?
There is a website that has graded 2300 classical guitar pieces. Do you need to grade pieces in order to publish them?

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Re: Grading music (difficulty levels)

Post by Julian Ward » Tue Jan 29, 2019 6:36 pm

Whiteagle wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:11 am
Frank Nordberg wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:29 pm
I'm finally done procrastinating and started work on publishing my works.

There's one problem though: we don't have formal grading by difficulty in Norway so I'm not familiar with that at all. Are there different systems for different nations or is it one international? And what are the criteria for the different levels?

Also, does anybody have info about grading systems for other instruments too?
There is a website that has graded 2300 classical guitar pieces. Do you need to grade pieces in order to publish them?
Are you able to give this website link please? Thanks.
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Re: Grading music (difficulty levels)

Post by DaveLloyd » Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:54 pm

Are you able to give this website link please? Thanks.
I think I know the one referred to.

It isn't a commercial link, so I don't think it's a problem.

If it does present any problem . . . Mods please delete:-

http://www.guitarburst.com/

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Re: Grading music (difficulty levels)

Post by Whiteagle » Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:31 am

DaveLloyd wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:54 pm
Are you able to give this website link please? Thanks.
I think I know the one referred to.

It isn't a commercial link, so I don't think it's a problem.

If it does present any problem . . . Mods please delete:-

http://www.guitarburst.com/
Yes this is the one i was referring to.

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