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Syllabus:Bassoon 2014–2017

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List AAvailable In
1. Andante: 1st movt from Sonata in D minor, Op. 50 No. 4
2. Aria (affetuoso): 3rd movt from Sonata in E minor, Op. 50 No. 1
3. Spiritoso e staccato a tempo moderato or Hornpipe a l'inglese: 2nd or 4th movt from Sonata No. 1 in A minor
4. Cantabile: 2nd movt from Sonata in G minor, Op. 3 No. 4
5. Menuetto e Trio (from Serenade in Bb, K. 361)
6. Danse des Sauvages (from Les Indes galantes)
7. Andante: 3rd movt from Sonatina in A minor
8. The Maiden's Blush
Trad. English
9. Allegro (Finale from Flute Sonata)
List BAvailable In
1. The Teddy Bears' Picnic
J. W. Bratton
2. The Dandy Lion: No. 10 from Who's Zoo?
Colin Cowles
3. L'Après-midi d'un dinosaur and A Little Waltz: Nos 3 and 2 from Four Sketches
4. Andante: No. 1 from Three Easy Pieces
5. O mio babbino caro (from Gianni Schicchi)
6. Mr Big or Movin' and Groovin': from In the Groove for Bassoon
James Rae
7. Tango: from A Miscellany for Bassoon, Book 2
Michael Rose
8. Humoreske: from Arioso and Humoreske, Op. 9
9. Romanze, Op. 227
List CAvailable In
1. Study No. 11: from The Singing Bassoon
2. Out of Character: from Out of Character
Colin Cowles
3. Down the Dale: from Jazz FX for Bassoon
Dave Gale
4. Polka: from A Miscellany for Bassoon, Book 2
Michael Rose
5. Penny Parade or Ursa Major: No. 34 or No. 37 from Skilful Studies for Bassoon
Philip Sparke
6. Gavotte [from Organ Concerto No. 3]
7. Study in A minor or Study in D minor or
Study in G minor: from Bassoon Studies, Op. 8, Vol. 1

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1. Scales & Arpeggios
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2. Sight Reading Tests
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3. Preparation for the Aural Tests