ABRSM: Time Pieces for Descant/Soprano Recorder, Volume 1

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ISBN: 9781860962929
Time Pieces for Descant/Soprano Recorder, Volume 1

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Editor: Bowman, Peter / Bennetts, Kathryn Anne

Series: ABRSM Time Pieces

Department: ABRSM - Recorder

Publisher: ABRSM

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Grade Exam Music

This product includes pieces featured in grade exams. Click on a grade to view the full syllabus.

ABRSM Descant Recorder 2014–2017123
ABRSM Descant Recorder 2018–2021123
Time Pieces for Descant/Soprano Recorder is a two-volume anthology of well-crafted and idiomatic arrangements of music from the fourteenth century to the present day. The pieces are presented chronologically within each volume and all include the year in which they were written, so that you can map your journey through time!

• invaluable source of further study and recital repertoire for Grades 1-5
• contrasting styles, from Susato to Chopin and from Mozart to Prokofiev
• arrangements that practise the note ranges and keys of the early grades
• straightforward piano accompaniments

Contents and Reviews



  • Songs of Kokiriko [Trad.]
  • Spanish Ladies [Trad.]
  • Marcho di Rei [Trad.]
  • Volte from Terpsichore [Michael Praetorius]
  • Bourrée from Suite for lute, BWV 996 [Johann Sebastian Bach]
  • La Furstemberg from Premier recueil de pièces [Michel Blavet]
  • Maigesang, Op. 52 No. 4 [Ludwig van Beethoven]
  • Jagdlied, Op. 84 No. 3 [Felix Mendelssohn]
  • Stepping-out Piper from Suite of Six Pipers [Peter Thompson]
  • Pip’s Pedal [Kathryn Anne Bennetts]
  • Spring Song [Kathryn Anne Bennetts]
  • Winter Solstice [Kathryn Anne Bennetts]
  • Basse danse bergeret from Musyck Boexken [Tylman Susato]
  • Now is the month of Maying [Thomas Morley]
  • Fairest Isle (from ‘King Arthur’) [Henry Purcell]
  • Evening Prayer from Hansel and Gretel [Engelbert Humperdinck]
  • Soldiers’ March from Album for the Young, Op. 68 No. 2 [Robert Schumann]
  • March, from Let’s build a town [Paul Hindemith]
  • March, from Musiques d’enfants, Op. 65 No. 10 [Sergey Prokofiev]
  • Simple Gifts from Old American Songs 1 [Aaron Copland / Trad.]