Music for your Grade Exam

Board:ABRSM
Syllabus:Cello from 2016
Grade:8


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Selected recordings from the Grade 8 syllabus

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List AAvailable In
1. Prélude: from Suite No. 3 in C, BWV 1009
J. S. Bach
2. Adagio from Toccata in C for Organ
J. S. Bach
3. Grave and Allegro: 2nd and 3rd movts from Sonata in G
Berteau (formerly attrib. Sammartini)
4. Affettuoso: 3rd movt from Sonata in A (G4)
Boccherini
5. Andante and Presto: 1st and 2nd movts from Sonata in D minor, Op. 5 No. 2
Geminiani
6. Lento and Allegro: 1st and 2nd movts from Sonata in D, TWV 41:D6 (from Der getreue Musikmeister)
Telemann
7. Largo and Allegro poco: 1st and 2nd movts from Sonata in A minor, RV 44
Vivaldi
List BAvailable In
1. Tango, Op. 165 No. 2,
Albéniz
2. Adoration
Borowski
3. Sonata Movement
Brahms
4. Scherzo or Mélodie
Bridge
5. Scherzo, L. 39/(26)
Debussy
6. Romance in A, Op. 69
Fauré
7. Nocturno, Op. 7
F. Strauss
List CAvailable In
1. Jewish Song: No. 3 from From Jewish Life
Bloch
2. Marcia: 4th movt from Sonata in C, Op. 65
Britten
3. Sérénade
Cassadó
4. Truckin' Through the South or Laid-back Devil: No. 2 or No. 4 from 10 American Cello Etudes
Aaron Minsky
5. Vieille Castille and Murcienne: 1st and 2nd movts from Suite Espagnole
Nin
6. Tzig-Tzig (Danse magyare)
Squire
7. Julie-O
Mark Summer
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales & Arpeggios
2. Sight Reading Tests
3. Preparation for the Aural Tests