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SCALES;·AND ARPEGGIOS

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'GRADES 1-5·-

the Associated Board of the Roy a 1 Schools of Music

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SCALES: 1 octave (Grades 1-3)

(a) separate bows, rhythm as shown; (b) slurred as shown, two quavers to a bow

Grade I (separate bows) (slurred) V i1

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Grade 2

Grade I (separate bows)

(slurred)

D major

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Grade 2

Harmonic

Dminor melodic or harmonic

Grade :l

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Grade 3 .,

Melodic q Harmonic

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Grade 2

F major

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SCALES: 2 octaves (Grades 1-5)

G major

Gmajor

Gminor melodic

or

G minor harmonic

A) major

G~ minor melodic

or

G~ minor harmonic

A major

(a) separate bows, rhythm as shown;

(b) slurred as shown, two quavers to a bow (Grades 1-3), two beats to a bow (Grades 4 & 5)

Grades 1. 2, 3 (separate bows)

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Grades 1,2,3 (slurred)

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Grade 3

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Grades 2, 3

Grade 4

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SCALES: 2 octaves (Grades 2-4)

Grade 3

A minor melodic

or

Grade 4

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or

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Grades 2,3

Grade 4

Grade 3

or

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*not required from 2005

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SCALES: 2 octaves (Grades 3-5)

Bmajor

Bminor melodic

or

Grade 5

C major

C minor melodic

or

Cminor harmonic

Dmajor

Dmajor

II

E-

Grades 4,5 A- 1 2 3 1 A-

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Grades 4, 5 1 2 3

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3rd pos. restez

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SCALES: 2 octaves (Grades 3-5)

or

Dminor harmonic

Dminor melodic

or

Dminor harmonic

E~ major

E major

Eminor melodic

or

Eminor harmonic

II

Grade 5 E- 4 4 4 A-

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Grade 5 E- 4 4 4 A-

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II

II

II

II

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(Grade 5)

SCALES: 3 octaves =~ _

G major

Gminor melodic

or

Gminor harmonic

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CHROMATIC SCALES: 1 octave (Grades 3 & 4)

starting onG

starting onD

starting onA

starting onA

starting onE

starting onB

(a) separate bows, even notes; (b) slurred as shown, four notes to a bow (Grade 4 only)

o

II

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Grade 3

II

II

1

II

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Grade 4

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II

II

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CHROMATIC SCALES: 2 octaves (Grade 5)

(a) separate bows, even notes; (b) slurred as shown, four or six notes to a bow at candidate's choice

starting onG

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II

Grade 5 (example of slurring six notes to a bow)

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Grade 5

starting on Bb

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ARPEGGIOS: 1,2 & 3 octaves (Grades 1-5)

G major

G major

G minor

G minor

A~ major

G:j+minor

A major

A minor

B~ major

* Bi? minor

(a) separate bows, even notes; (b) slurred as shown, three notes to a bow (Grades 3 & 4);

(c) slurred as shown, six notes to a bow, 2 octaves, and three notes to a bow, 3 octaves (Grade 5)

II

II

II

II

II

II

II

II

II

II

Where two bowings are given, that above the notes refers to the requirements for the Grades printed above the stave; that below the notes refers to the requirements for the Grades printed below the stave.

AB 1863

*not required from 2005

II

ARPEGGIOS: 1 & 2 octaves (Grades 1-5)

Bmajor

Bminor

C major

Cminor

Dmajor

Dminor

Eb major

E major

Eminor

F major

Grade 1

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Grade 2

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o

Grade 3

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Grade 3

Grade 5 ~

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Grade4 r1 ~

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Grade 5 r1

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Grade 4 V "E-~ ~

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Grade 5 n 1 4

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E- ~ A-

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A-

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II

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DOMINANT SEVENTHS: 1 & 2 octaves (Grades 3-5)

Grade 3 Grade 3
key ofC ~I n V n keyofG ~·I ~ ~ ~
starting JotJ IJ 3 JU I J II starting 1 ICt I II
onG onD J 3
3 0
0
Grade 3 Grade 4
~~I 3 keyofD ~·Bi n V n 4
keyofD • lEt IRlJ
starting d EJ EJ I r II starting IW I j II
onA onA
4
0 I
n
Grade 4 Grade 4 @Jlfw
key of A key ofE '#B~. i 4
starting II starting I r II
onE onB key of'Bb starting onF

key ofC starting onG

key ofD starting onA

(a) separate bows, even notes; (b) slurred as shown, four notes to a bow (Grades 4 & 5 only)

II

Grade 5

Grade 5

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DIMINISHED SEVENTHS: 1 octave (Grade 5)

starting onG

starting onA

(a) separate bows, even notes; (b) slurred as shown, four notes to a bow

II

II

starting onD

II

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