Piano Syllabus 2007-2008

PIANO (Subject Code: 01)
a The lists of pieces remain in force for two years, and ABRSM Publishing issues a selection of the set pieces for Grades 1–8. b Schedule of maximum marks for all grades: Scales and Arpeggios/Broken Chords 21 Pieces: 1 30 Pieces: 2 30 Pieces: 3 30 Playing at Sight 21 Aural Tests 18 Total 150 When marking, the examiner will pay attention not only to accuracy of notes and time, but also to other elements inherent in a good performance, for example quality of touch, variety and gradation of tone, choice of tempo, observance of marks of expression, rhythm, phrasing and accent, and the use of practical fingering. d Scales, arpeggios and broken chords should be played from memory, ascending and descending throughout the prescribed compass, at a pace appropriate to the technical demands of the grade, consistent with accuracy and distinctness, and without undue accentuation. In all grades, broken chords and arpeggios should be played legato; scales in Grades 1 to 5 legato, Grade 6 legato or staccato only as indicated in the syllabus, but in Grades 7 and 8 legato or staccato as directed by the examiner. Any practical and systematic fingering which produces a good result will be accepted. Pedalling must not be used. e Candidates will be given a short interval of up to half a minute in which to look through and, if they wish, try out any part of the test for Playing at Sight before they are required to perform it for assessment. f Candidates should use their discretion in the choice of pieces in order to present a contrasted and balanced programme. g Discretion in the use of the pedals will be taken into account, although candidates in the lower grades who cannot reach the pedals easily will not be penalized. Similarly, candidates whose hands are too small to play the music as written will not be penalized for ‘spreading’ chords or omitting occasional notes at wide stretches provided the result is musically satisfactory. h ABRSM Centres provide a satisfactory piano (which may be upright or grand). Practice before the examination cannot be arranged, but examiners will recognize that the instrument may be one to which candidates are unaccustomed. i When examinations are held at Visits (i.e. premises provided by a school or teacher and visited by the examiner), a satisfactory piano must be provided. An electronic piano may be used, provided it has a clearly recognizable piano tone, a touch-sensitive keyboard with full-size weighted keys, and an action, compass and facilities that match those of an ordinary piano, including a sustaining pedal. Prep Test. Information about this test, designed as a preparation for the Grade 1 examination and to encourage the building of good musical and technical foundations, is contained in a separate leaflet. The test, lasting approximately 10 minutes, takes the form of a positive assessment with no marks or a ‘pass’ or ‘fail’ result. A certificate, incorporating the examiner’s written report, is presented to the candidate at the end of the assessment. The three tunes, a choice of set pieces and examples of the listening games which comprise the material used for the assessment are published by ABRSM Publishing in Piano Prep Test. Any piece or pieces from one of the Party Time! for Piano albums or Roundabout (all published by ABRSM Publishing) may be presented as alternatives to the set pieces in Piano Prep Test. Piano Duet. Examinations for piano duet are available at three levels – Primary, Intermediate and Advanced. Details of the requirements and suggested pieces are listed under the subject heading Ensembles in the Harpsichord, Organ, Guitar, Harp, Percussion, Singing & Ensembles Syllabus published separately. c

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32 from 60 Pieces for Aspiring Players. 1 (Bärenreiter Praha H 2348/Bärenreiter) y 5 Köhler Melody. Grade 1  3 Mozart Allegro in F. Op. in root position only. 5 No. Op. may. No. D or F major. Bischoff The Industrious Student. J. 65 No. dotted and tied notes may be included. AURAL TESTS FOR THE GRADE * Published by ABRSM Publishing 19 . 190 No. Bachinskaya The Old Cuckoo-Clock  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2007–2008. G. Vol. and A and D minors. 5 from Jugend-Album. 2 Michel Le Coz Mini Rag: from Original Piano Jazz  Grade 1 (ABRSM Publishing)  3 David Sawer Moebius 4 Alan Bullard Flying above the Clouds. A Romantic Sketchbook for Piano. F majors   (two octaves)  A. at the candidate’s choice. with each hand separately. 8 from Album Etud (Album of Studies). A or D minor. 7  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2 Hässler Moderato in C: No. 3 from Easy Going Pieces (ABRSM Publishing) PLAYING AT SIGHT: a short piece in simple time. legato: Scales: major and minor (melodic or harmonic at candidate’s choice): (i) with each hand separately.Piano Syllabus 2007-2008 Piano GR ADE 1 SCALES. up and down (L. D. and A and D minors. 3. 31 No. 27. in the key of C major only (one octave) Arpeggios: the common chords of C. Fuchs Banges Herzelein (Sad at Heart): No. No. Some accidentals. G and F majors. be played down and up) in the following keys: C. Op. Op. See paragraph e on page 18. with each hand separately (one octave) Broken Chords: formed from the chords of C. ARPEGGIOS AND BROKEN CHORDS * : from memory. Piano Time: Going Places. G and F majors.H. according to the following pattern: THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists. 3  Selected Piano Exam Pieces  2 Enckhausen Andante: No. 1c (observing first repeat) (ABRSM Publishing) 4 Kress Menuet. Op. in the key of C. 5 from 50 pièces à l’usage des commençans. No. B and C: LIST A 1 Corelli Sarabanda: 3rd movt from Sonata in D minor. Book 1 (ABRSM Publishing) LIST C 1 N. 38  2007–2008. G. with hands moving separately. arr. 93 2007–2008. 47  (ABRSM Publishing) 4 Blatn´ Allegretto. D minors (ii) in contrary motion with both hands beginning and ending on the key-note (unison). Book 1 (ABRSM Publishing) } LIST B 1 K. A. 1 from Easy Pieces of the 17th and 18th Centuries. K. Book 1 (ABRSM Publishing) 6 Loeschhorn Study in C. 10 from (Bärenreiter Praha H 4014/Bärenreiter) 6 Türk Carefree Happiness: No. Hall (OUP) 5 Elissa Milne Skedaddle: from Little Peppers (Faber) 6 Lionel Salter Frogs: No. 22 from 41 Klavierstücke. Op. Grade 1 3 R. 1 5 Krieger Menuet. Op. More Romantic Pieces for Piano. Vol.

Fuchs Children’s Pieces from Op. A. 2 from Handel Easy Piano Pieces and Dances (Bärenreiter BA 6578) 5 Mozart Menuett in Bb. and E. Fuchs Wiegenliedchen (Cradle Song). Book 1 (ABRSM Publishing) LIST C 1 John McLeod The Temple by the Sea  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2007–2008. A. Spectrum 4: An International Collection of 66 Miniatures for Solo Piano (ABRSM Publishing) 6 arr. A or F major. K. E or D minor. in the keys of C and E majors (two octaves) Chromatic Scale: with each hand separately. Op. Book 1 (ABRSM Publishing) 6 Türk This Makes Me Want to Dance: No. legato: Scales: major and minor (melodic or harmonic at candidate’s choice): (i) in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. 111 (Universal 18042/MDS) PLAYING AT SIGHT: a short piece in simple time. Second Series. 2 from 30 Children’s Pieces. F majors  (two octaves)  E. B and C: LIST A 1 Haydn Allegro: 4th movt from Sonata in G. No. with each hand separately (two octaves) THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists. 27 (new complete edition: Boosey and Hawkes/MDS) 6 Sandré You Can’t Catch Me! More Romantic Pieces for Piano. dotted and tied notes may be included. Book 2 (ABRSM Publishing) LIST B 1 Sarauer Grandmother’s Tales: from Spring Morning  2 Krug Der Kuckuck und die Nachtigall (The Cuckoo and  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2007–2008. Some accidentals. 14 from Mozart 25 Early Pieces or No. Op. 7. 13 4 R. D. 59 from 60 Pieces for Aspiring Players. Mozart Bourrée 4 Handel Air (Hornpipe) in D minor. Hob. with hands together. over Lochan. 7 from From Far Away Places. XVI/8  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2007–2008. A. B and D minors. Book 1 (ABRSM Publishing) or No. Op. 47 No. G. 27. Op. B. E and F majors.Piano Syllabus 2007-2008 Piano GR ADE 2 SCALES AND ARPEGGIOS * : from memory. 2 Löhlein Balletto  Grade 2 (ABRSM Publishing)  3 L. 32 & 47 (ABRSM Publishing) 5 Kabalevsky Little Song: from 30 Children’s Pieces. Op. E. 55 Grade 2 (ABRSM Publishing)  3 Rowley The Bee: from Fantasy Studies. beginning on D (one octave) Arpeggios: the common chords of G. HWV 461. in root position only. D. in the following keys:  G. No. 15pp. 2 Donald Waxman Close to Danger: from Piano Pageant. Book 3  Grade 2 (ABRSM Publishing) 3 Pam Wedgwood Garage Sale: from Really Easy Jazzin’ About  4 Paul Bowles Oh! Potatoes They Grow Small over There: No. 4 from Folk Preludes (Presser/UMP or Presser/MDS) 5 Peter Maxwell Davies Snow Cloud. Short Romantic Pieces for Piano. 12 from A Keyboard Anthology. Op. D minors (ii) in contrary motion with both hands beginning and ending on the key-note (unison).  the Nightingale): from Kinderalbum. in the key of C. AURAL TESTS FOR THE GRADE * Published by ABRSM Publishing 20 . See paragraph e on page 18. Jenő Takács Satirical Song: No. A. and with each hand separately. D.

See paragraph e on page 18. and with each hand separately. No. Op. Bb and E b majors. TWV 32:1. legato: Scales: major and minor (melodic or harmonic at candidate’s choice): (i) in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. D. and E and D minors. Second Series. Short Romantic Pieces for Piano. Grade 3  3 Türk Allegretto: No. Op. ed. Williams (Faber) PLAYING AT SIGHT: a short piece in simple time in the key of C. fingering and starting notes as appropriate THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists. Book 2 (ABRSM Publishing) 6 Mendelssohn Romance (arr. G or C minor. 16 2007–2008. A. Studio 21. in root position only. Op. Spectrum 4: An International Collection of 66 Miniatures for Solo Piano (ABRSM Publishing) 5 Grechaninov A Frightening Experience: No. AURAL TESTS FOR THE GRADE 21 . 7) 2007–2008. 62  (ABRSM Publishing) 4 Kirchner Allegretto. ARPEGGIOS AND BROKEN CHORDS * : from memory. with each hand separately (two octaves) Broken Chords: formed from the chords of G and F majors. Vol. 2 from Kinderleben. according to either of the following patterns at the candidate’s choice: Pattern 1 R. B and C: LIST A 1 Purcell Hornpipe  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2 D. Grade 3  3 Terence Greaves Bonny Bobby Bluetoe: No. 1  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2 Giles Swayne Ice-Cream Van: No. C minors (ii) in contrary motion with both hands beginning and ending on the key-note (unison). with each hand separately. Kp. D. Vol. 1 (Universal 17954/MDS) LIST C 1 Bartók Round Dance: No. Op. 9 from Miniatures. E. Bb or E b major. 1. poco agitato: No. B. 15a. Book 1  (ABRSM Publishing) 4 Handel Menuet in G minor. 25 from Mozart 25 Early Pieces or No. Op. 4 No. E. B and C (two octaves) Arpeggios: the common chords of A. 77  2007–2008. G. G and C minors. Hofmann Waldvöglein (Little Woodland Bird): No. Book 1 (ABRSM Publishing) LIST B 1 C. 10 from Swinging Rhymes  (ABRSM Publishing) 4 Martin Butler Evening Bells. 33 from Baroque Keyboard Pieces. Franck Chant de la Creuse (Song from the Creuse): from L’organiste  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2 H. 11 from Scrap-Book. in the following keys:  A. Second Series. No. 1 in Bb.S. 15 from Skizzen.Piano Syllabus 2007-2008 Piano GR ADE 3 SCALES. L. from 2nd movt of Cello Sonata No. 5 from Handel Easy Piano Pieces and Dances (Bärenreiter BA 6578) 5 Mozart Allegro in F. Book 2 or No. F. Fingerprints.H. E. B. HWV 532. A. E. E b majors  (two octaves)  B. K. 46 from 60 Handstücke für angehende Klavierspieler. L. A. and B. Op. 17 from For Children. Book 2 (ABRSM Publishing) 6 Telemann Aria: 2nd movt from Partita in G. Grade 3 3 Kullak Die Wanduhr (The Clock on the Wall): No. Bb. 2 from A Keyboard Anthology. 11 from Children’s Book. No. fingering and starting notes as appropriate or Pattern 2 R. 62 (ABRSM Publishing) 5 Maikapar A Passing Thought. in the keys of A and E b majors (two octaves) Chromatic Scales: with each hand separately. beginning on Ab. Op.H. Scarlatti Larghetto.H.H. 34 (L. G. 45). 10 from A Keyboard Anthology. B. 98 (ABRSM Publishing) 6 Nikki Iles Willow.

See paragraph e on page 18. Album 7  (ABRSM Publishing) 4 Alan Haughton Baroque and Roll: No. Opp. 1 from 19 Norwegian Folksongs. (J. Op. S. No. E. and D and G harmonic minors (two octaves) Chromatic Scales: in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. Ab. Db majors   (two octaves)  C#. No. Bach Prelude in F. in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. in root position only. 62 & 81 (Peters EP 3369) LIST C 1 Bjelinski Alarm: from On the Great Liner  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2 Bill Readdy Bop Goes the Weasel: No. according to both the following patterns: Pattern 1 and Pattern 2 THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists. 27 (new complete edition: Boosey & Hawkes/MDS) PLAYING AT SIGHT: a short piece in simple or compound time in the key of C. Op. Op. Op. E b. Three Czech Masters for Piano (Bärenreiter Praha H 7940/ Bärenreiter) 5 Handel Allemande: 1st movt from Suite No. B. Grade 4   3 Sandré Petits bateaux sur l’eau (Little Boats on the Water) (ABRSM Publishing) 4 S. Bb or E b major. A. G. Composers Series 2: Middle Collection for Piano (Bosworth/Music Sales) 6 Kabalevsky Dance: No. 8 in G (1733 Collection). 36 from 50 Pieces for Beginners. 17 from Handel Selected Keyboard Works.) Benda Presto: from Sonata in A minor. in the keys of F and Bb majors. F. Op. Book 2 (ABRSM Publishing) 6 Kullak Eröffnung des Kinderballs (Opening the Children’s Ball): No. Grade 4 3 Villa-Lobos At the Bottom of My Garden: No. 77. HWV 441. Bb. 1  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2 Grieg Cattle-Call: No. G#. A. A. in the following keys: B. ARPEGGIOS AND BROKEN CHORDS * : from memory. C. Heller Study in A minor. and C#. D. E. Twinkle Jazzy Star  2007–2008. F minors (ii) in contrary motion with both hands beginning and ending on the key-note (unison). Book 1 (ABRSM Publishing) 6 Hässler Allegro in E: No. 2. Op. 8 from Cuentos de la juventud. Op. G#. 38 (ABRSM Publishing) LIST B 1 Granados El fantasma (The Ghost): No. 17 from 24 Progressive Lessons. and with each hand separately. A. beginning on any black key named by the examiner (two octaves) Arpeggios: (i) the common chords of E. Hofmann Scherzo: No. No.Piano Syllabus 2007-2008 Piano GR ADE 4 SCALES. Bach  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2 Hook Air: No. C and F minors. with each hand separately. and with each hand separately (two octaves) (ii) the common chords of E b. and with each hand separately. Op. 81. 7 from Skizzen. 27 from 30 Children’s Pieces. 45 No. AURAL TESTS FOR THE GRADE 22 . B and F majors. 1 in B minor (ABRSM Publishing) 4 G. BWV 927: from Clavier-Büchlein vor W. in root position only. with each hand separately (two octaves) Broken Chords: formed from the chords of B b major and G minor. Ab and Db majors. D. F. 1 from Practical Guide. 10 from Heller 20 Miscellaneous Studies (ABRSM Publishing) 5 H. 37 2007–2008. 6 from Hofmann 17 Miscellaneous Pieces or Short Romantic Pieces for Piano. 66 2007–2008. 4 from Jazz-It: Twinkle. legato: Scales: major and minor (melodic or harmonic at candidate’s choice): (i) in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. Kullak Kinderleben. 1 from More Rhythm and Rag (ABRSM Publishing) 5 Trevor Hold A New Dance (‘sine nomine’). Grade 4   3 Zipoli Preludio: from Suite No. B and C: LIST A 1 J. 4 from Kinderleben. G or C minor.

C or F minor. Op. Bach 18 Little Preludes (ABRSM Publishing) 5 F. in all keys. Op. D. S. Carl Czerny! (Breitkopf & Härtel EB 8627) 6 Gabriel Jackson October Monody. French Romantic Repertoire. Bach A Little Keyboard Book or J. No. and with each hand separately. 17 4 Massenet Mélodie: No. 45 from Anweisung zum Piano-forte Spiel  (ABRSM Publishing) 4 J. D. and with each hand separately. Hummel Scherzo in A: No. G. in root position only. F. Grade 5  3 J. G. 25 from  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 25 études faciles et progressives. Burgmüller La chevaleresque (The Knight Errant): No. Level 1. J. Op. 11 (ABRSM Publishing) 6 Schumann Waltz: No. Bb. Op. Op. F. C#. beginning on any note named by the examiner (three octaves) (ii) in contrary motion with hands beginning and ending on the same note (unison). S. Grade 5  2 Reger Gigue: No. Mister Gillock! Hello. ed. 124. Grade 5   3 Dejan Despi´ Fanfare: from Vignettes. and with each hand separately (two octaves) THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists. K. major and minor (melodic or harmonic at candidate’s choice) (three octaves) (ii) in contrary motion with both hands beginning and ending on the key-note (unison). in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. Bb majors and harmonic minors Chromatic Scales: (i) in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. BWV 942. 94) 2007–2008. Kp. Op. 5 from Handel Selected Keyboard Works. Op. 100  2007–2008. beginning on D and Ab (two octaves) Arpeggios: the major and minor common chords of all keys. A. Op. Take Another Ten for piano. HWV 586. B and C: LIST A 1 Mozart Andante in Bb. legato: Scales: (i) in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. 74 (L. A. N. F #. E. Coombs (Faber) 5 Nielsen Doll’s March: No. Dušek Presto: from Sonata in Bb. 7 from Schumann 16 Albumleaves from Op. 5 from 10 pièces de genre. No. in the keys specified in one of the following groups chosen by the candidate (two octaves): Group 1: A. A. 43a c (ABRSM Publishing) 4 Mike Cornick Espagnol. Spectrum 2: 30 Miniatures for Solo Piano (ABRSM Publishing) PLAYING AT SIGHT: a short piece in simple or compound time in the key of C. 44 (ABRSM Publishing)  3 Reinecke Romance: No. 36 from Kleine Klavierstücke. 5 from Humorous Bagatelles. Cornick (Universal 21171/MDS) 5 Gillock Mister Trumpet Man.Piano Syllabus 2007-2008 Piano GR ADE 5 SCALES AND ARPEGGIOS * : from memory. X. No. E. E b or Ab major. AURAL TESTS FOR THE GRADE * Published by ABRSM Publishing 23 . Db major and C# harmonic minor Group 2: D. 10. F #. 10 from Zehn Fantasiestücke. Book 2 (ABRSM Publishing) LIST B 1 J. 99 & 124 (ABRSM Publishing) LIST C 1 Martha Mier Jackson Street Blues: from Jazz. 37 2007–2008. Book 4  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2 Windsperger Burlesque: No. F. Scarlatti Sonata in A. 15ii  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2 D. S. 4 from Albumblätter. Bach (Little) Prelude No. Three Czech Masters for Piano (Bärenreiter Praha H 7940/Bärenreiter) 6 Handel Toccata in G minor. 9 from Zehn kleine Vortragsstücke. Rags & Blues. See paragraph e on page 18. F majors and harmonic minors. 4 in A minor. B. 26 from Hello. arr.

Grade 6  3 Suk Melodie (ABRSM Publishing) 4 J. 780  2007–2008. Burgmüller Refrain du gondolier (Gondolier’s Song). 4 in E minor (1720 Collection). in thirds with each hand separately (fingered 2 and 4) in the key of C major (two octaves) Chromatic Scales: legato only (i) in similar motion with hands together one octave apart.. E. J. No. HWV 429 (ABRSM Publishing)  3 Casanovas Sonata in F 4 J. Three Czech Masters for Piano (Bärenreiter Praha H 7940/Bärenreiter) ˇ y 6 B. 2 from Mendelssohn Songs without Words or A Romantic Sketchbook for Piano. Bach French Suites. BWV 814. 65 (Boosey & Hawkes/MDS) PLAYING AT SIGHT: see paragraph e on page 18. beginning on any note named by the examiner (four octaves) (ii) in contrary motion with hands beginning and ending on C with the L.  Selected Piano Exam Pieces WoO 47 No. in contrary motion with both hands beginning and ending on the key-note (unison). in the major and harmonic minor keys of the group chosen for (ii) above (two octaves) (iv) staccato. 2  2007–2008. E b majors Group 2: G. A. 3 from Moments musicaux. and with each hand separately. B and C: LIST A 1 Beethoven Larghetto maestoso–Allegro assai: 1st movt from Sonata in F minor. F. Op. F. Grade 6  2 Handel Gigue: 5th movt from Suite No. Op. S. C#. 4 from Partridge Pie. 19 No. Bb. SCALES AND ARPEGGIOS * : from memory: Scales: (i) legato. Bach Allemande: 1st movt from French Suite No. Spectrum 2: 30 Miniatures for Solo Piano (ABRSM Publishing) 5 Octavio Pinto Run. PRACTICAL MUSICIANSHIP OR SOLO JAZZ SUBJECT: Grade 5 must have been passed. D. A. Book 5 (ABRSM Publishing) LIST C 1 Richard Rodney Bennett Four Calling Birds: No. in root position only (four octaves) (ii) diminished seventh chords beginning on B. More Romantic Pieces for Piano. S. 2. major and minor (both melodic and harmonic) (four octaves) (ii) staccato. and E with the R. Book 4 (ABRSM Publishing) LIST B 1 S. Db majors (iii) legato. F #. Op. 3 in B minor. AURAL TESTS FOR THE GRADE * Published by ABRSM Publishing 24 .H. Third Series. Grade 6   3 Lhotka-Kalinski Microforms (I–IV) (ABRSM Publishing) 4 Avril Anderson A Story Untold. Op. 10 from 24 Preludes. with each hand separately. 6 from Musiques d’enfants.H. and with each hand separately.Piano Syllabus 2007-2008 Piano GR ADE 6 THEORY OF MUSIC. a third apart (two octaves) Arpeggios: legato only. and with each hand separately: (i) the major and minor common chords of all keys. Book 1  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2 Paul Harvey Rumba Toccata 2007–2008. Run!: from Scenas infantis (Memories of Childhood) (Schirmer/Music Sales) 6 Prokofiev Valse: No. Marcello Presto: 2nd movt from Sonata in G. in all keys. 2 from A Keyboard Anthology. Heller Prelude in C# minor: No. Esplá Música para piano (UME/Music Sales) 6 Mendelssohn Song without Words. BWV 812–817 (ABRSM Publishing) 5 Becvařovsk´ Polonaise. D# and E (three octaves) THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists. in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. Book 4 (ABRSM Publishing) 5 Esplá Canción de cuna (Cradle Song): from Suite de pequeñas piezas. in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. 81  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2 Schubert Moment musical in F minor: No. No. 109 No. in the keys specified in one of the following groups chosen by the candidate (four octaves): Group 1: C. 14.

beginning on any note named by the examiner (four octaves) (ii) in contrary motion with hands beginning and ending on the same note (unison). XVI/46. WoO 53 (observing first repeat)  Grade 7 (ABRSM Publishing)  b 3 W. No. Long (Wise Publications/ Music Sales) PLAYING AT SIGHT: see paragraph e on page 18 AURAL TESTS FOR THE GRADE 25 . No. as directed by the examiner: (i) in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. 4 from Haydn Selected Keyboard Sonatas. 8 from Schwedische Tänze. Op. A. 9 from A Keyboard Anthology. 2 2007–2008. Op. Op. D. in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. and with each hand separately. 63 (Simrock/MDS) 5 Chopin Mazurka in Bb. F. SCALES AND ARPEGGIOS * : from memory: Scales: legato or staccato. A. 10 from Les saisons. 114  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2 Smetana Album Leaf: No. of the keys of the scale group chosen above (four octaves) (ii) dominant seventh chords. Op. WO 14 (published separately: Henle 817 or Henle 817/MDS) 5 Haydn Finale (Presto): 3rd movt from Sonata in Ab. in sixths with each hand separately (fingered 1 and 5) in the key of C major (two octaves) Chromatic Scales: legato or staccato. 37b  (ABRSM Publishing) 4 Bruch Swedish Dance in F minor: No. 5 from Chopin Mazurkas (Henle 264 or Henle 264/MDS or ABRSM Publishing) 6 Schumann Träumerei (Dreaming): No. Kp. No. 5 (new definitive edition: Boosey & Hawkes/MDS) 5 Debussy The Little Shepherd: No. 1. 1 from Five Sketches. in thirds with each hand separately in the key of C major (two octaves) (v) staccato only. 15 (ABRSM Publishing) LIST C 1 Naji Hakim Dumia Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2 Brian Bonsor Willie Wagglestick’s Walkabout: No. Book 4 (ABRSM Publishing) 6 D. Bach Polonaise No. Bb majors and minors. 7 from Kinderscenen. Op. 2 Beethoven Allegretto in C minor. beginning on C and F# (two octaves) Arpeggios: legato only. in the keys of the scale group chosen above (three octaves) THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists. Op. Db major and C# minor (ii) in similar motion with hands together a third apart in the major and harmonic minor keys of the group chosen for (i) above (four octaves) (iii) in contrary motion with both hands beginning and ending on the key-note (unison) in the major and harmonic minor keys of the group chosen for (i) above (two octaves) (iv) legato only. First Series. Grade 7  3 Tchaikovsky Octobre: Chant d’automne: No. 5 from Children’s Corner Suite. 5 in E 4 Clementi Allegro assai: 2nd movt from Sonata in G. No. E. Vol. B. B and C: LIST A 1 John Loeillet Giga  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 2007–2008. F. Bill Evans Jazz Piano. E b majors and minors.Piano Syllabus 2007-2008 Piano GR ADE 7 THEORY OF MUSIC. 7 No. trans. 139 from Mikrokosmos. 1 from Scarlatti Nine Sonatas (ABRSM Publishing) LIST B 1 Sibelius Landscape: No. Ab major and G# minor Group 2: G. F #. Album 1 (observing repeat)  (ABRSM Publishing) 4 Bartók Jack-in-the-Box [Merry Andrew]: No. 3 from Six Album Leaves. in root position only. as directed by the examiner: (i) in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. in the keys specified in one of the following groups chosen by the candidate (minors in both melodic and harmonic forms) (four octaves): Group 1: C. Grade 7 3 Villa-Lobos The Tide Came In: No. and with each hand separately: (i) the major and minor common chords. Scarlatti Sonata in C. 4 from Jazzy Piano 2  2007–2008. 159 (L. Book 5 (ABRSM Publishing) 6 Bill Evans Time Remembered (this transcription only). PRACTICAL MUSICIANSHIP OR SOLO JAZZ SUBJECT: Grade 5 must have been passed. Hob. in first inversion only. 104). 2 from Practical Guide. and with each hand separately.

B and C: LIST A 1 J. Shostakovich 24 Preludes and Fugues. 8 from Scarlatti 60 Sonatas. in the above keys (minors in both melodic and harmonic forms) (four octaves) (ii) in similar motion with hands together a third apart. BWV 802–805 (Henle 161 or Henle 161/MDS) 5 Handel Prelude and Gigue: 1st and 4th movts from Suite No. 25). BWV 862: No. K. Grade 8 2 Mendelssohn Prelude and Fugue in D: No. Hob. Op. Bach Duetto No. Kp. 3 in G. E b majors and minors Ab major and G# minor. of the above keys (four octaves) (ii) dominant seventh chords. in root position. 284b) (ABRSM Publishing) 8 Schubert Allegro moderato: 1st movt from Sonata in E b. No. B. A. 1 (ABRSM Publishing) 6 Haydn Allegro: 1st movt from Sonata in C. 1 (Boosey & Hawkes/MDS) 8 A. in thirds with each hand separately in the keys of C and Bb majors (two octaves) Chromatic Scales: legato or staccato. and a sixth apart. 7. 1 (ABRSM Publishing) * Published by ABRSM Publishing 26 . 15. first and second inversions. and with each hand separately. 2 from Soler Eight Sonatas (Schott ED 9183/MDS) LIST B 1 Clementi Allegro con spirito: 1st movt from Sonata in G minor. Hob. as directed by the examiner: (i) in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. Op. 17 from Das wohltemperirte  Selected Piano Exam Pieces Clavier. Scarlatti Sonata in E.Piano Syllabus 2007-2008 Piano GR ADE 8 THEORY OF MUSIC. Op. XVI/50 (‘English’). D. 568. 1 (Schirmer/Music Sales) 7 Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue in A. XVI/52 2007–2008. Handel Eight Great Suites. PRACTICAL MUSICIANSHIP OR SOLO JAZZ SUBJECT: Grade 5 must have been passed. 3b from Schubert Complete Pianoforte Sonatas. in the above keys (four octaves) (iii) diminished seventh chords beginning on any note named by the examiner (four octaves) THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists. Vol. 87. BWV 804. Op. Vol. Kp. Book 2 (ABRSM Publishing) 6 D. HWV 431. 175 (L. 46 (L. F. Scarlatti Sonata in A minor. Vol. in root position only. K. Op. 332 (K. Op. Bach Prelude and Fugue in Ab. 35   (ABRSM Publishing) 3 D. with each hand separately. in the following keys: C. in minor thirds beginning on A#/C# (two octaves) Arpeggios: legato only. as directed by the examiner: (i) in similar motion with hands together a minor third apart. D. in similar motion with hands together one octave apart. Op. 87 No. F #. Book 4 (ABRSM Publishing) 7 Mozart Allegro con spirito: 1st movt from Sonata in C. 2 from Six Preludes and Fugues. Db major and C# minor Scales: legato or staccato. R. S. 6 in F # minor (1720 Collection). S. No. in the above keys (minors in harmonic form only) (four octaves) (iii) legato only. 300k) (ABRSM Publishing) 4 Beethoven Adagio cantabile–Allegro ma non troppo: 1st movt from Sonata in F #. No. Soler Sonata in D minor (Allegretto). Grade 8  3 Mozart Allegro: 1st movt from Sonata in F. 7 No. 429) 4 J. 309 (K. SCALES AND ARPEGGIOS * : from memory. 31 No. J. 122. 78 (ABRSM Publishing) 5 Beethoven Allegro vivace: 1st movt from Sonata in G. 3  Selected Piano Exam Pieces  2 Haydn Allegro: 1st movt from Sonata in Eb. Part 1  2007–2008. S. 2 from Haydn Selected Keyboard Sonatas. Bach Four Duets. No. and with each hand separately: (i) the common chords. beginning on any notes named by the examiner (four octaves) (ii) legato only.

Op. 3 from Linterna mágica. Vol. 4 from Lyric Pieces. 1. 71. 3 from Trois Pièces pour piano (Heugel/UMP) 16 Rachmaninov Prelude in F: No. 27 from Grieg 38 Pianoforte Pieces. 95 2007–2008. No. Op. No. 116 (ABRSM Publishing) 10 Chopin Nocturne in F minor. Book 1 ˚  Selected Piano Exam Pieces 3 Prokofiev Gavotte: No. Book 2 (ABRSM Publishing) 14 Moeran Irish Love Song: No.Piano Syllabus 2007-2008 Piano: GRADE 8 LIST C 1 Eleanor Alberga If the Silver Bird could speak  2 Martinu The Puppets’ Dance: No. 5 from Puppets. 15 from Chopin Nocturnes (Henle 185 or Henle 185/MDS) 11 Debussy La sérénade interrompue: No. 4 from Seven Fantasies. 7 from 13 Preludes. 54. 32 (Boosey & Hawkes/MDS) PLAYING AT SIGHT: see paragraph e on page 18. 55 No. AURAL TESTS FOR THE GRADE 27 . No. Op. Op. Book 1 (UMP) 12 Gershwin Liza (this arrangement only). 1 from Two Folksong Arrangements. 2 (Thames/Music Sales) 15 Poulenc Toccata: No. 9 from Préludes. Op. Third Series. 13 (Rahter/MDS) 9 Brahms Intermezzo in E (Adagio): No. Book 5. 1 from Six Preludes. Op. Grade 8 4 Ravel Mouvement de menuet: 2nd movt from Sonatine  (ABRSM Publishing) 5 Turina Vals romántico: No. Op. Op. 101  6 Copland Jazzy: No. Moeran Collected Solo Piano Music. 3 from Three Moods  7 Albéniz Rumores de la caleta (Malagueña): No. Book 5 (ABRSM Publishing) 8 Bortkiewicz Prelude: No. Meet George Gershwin at the Keyboard (Faber. album formerly issued by IMP) 13 Grieg Notturno (Nocturne): No. 6 from Recuerdos de viaje. 2 from Three Pieces from Cinderella. 12 from A Keyboard Anthology.

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