Music for your Grade Exam

Board:ABRSM
Syllabus:Double Bass from 2012
Grade:8


Important information:
Please note that the information listed below does not contain complete syllabus details. Therefore, when planning an exam entry, it is important to refer to the current syllabus and the Exam Information & Regulations.

Pieces (select one from each list)

List AAvailable In
1. Allegro: 1st movt from Concerto in G
Cimador
2. Adagio and Corrente (Allegro con spirito): 3rd and 2nd movts from Sonata in G minor
H. Eccles
3. Comodo and Presto: 1st and 4th movts from Sinfonia in F
Pergolesi
4. Allegro moderato: 1st movt from Concerto in C
Pichl
5. Adagio cantabile
Tartini
6. Lento and Allegro, or Lento and Allegro: 1st and 2nd, or 3rd and 4th movts from Sonata in D, TWV 41:D6
Telemann
7. Largo and Allegro, or Largo and Allegro: 1st and 2nd, or 3rd and 4th movts from Sonata No. 6 in Bb, RV 46
Vivaldi
List BAvailable In
1. Final de La somnambule
Bellini, arr. Bottesini
2. Rêverie in D
Bottesini
3. Adagio: 2nd movt from Concerto No. 2
Dittersdorf
4. Après un rêve
Fauré
5. Concertino, Op. 10
Gouffé
6. Romanze: No. 1 from Fantasy Pieces, Op. 2
Nielsen
7. Valse miniature
Tulacek
List CAvailable In
1. Finale (Presto): No. 4 from Four Episodes
Christopher Benstead
2. Study No. 110 or No. 114: from Method for Double Bass, Part 1
Bottesini
3. Allegro pesante or Allegro commodo: No. 5 or No. 8 from Fantasy Pieces for Double Bass
Derek Bourgeois
4. No. 7 or No. 8: from 12 Waltzes
Dragonetti
5. Kicho
Piazzolla
6. Hornpipe
A. Reynolds
7. Grave: 1st movt from Concerto for Double Bass
A. Ridout
8. Sweet Bass Ballad
Eric Scrève
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Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales & Arpeggios for exams from 2012 <font color="red">*New Book</font>
2. Sight Reading Tests for exams from 2012 <font color="red">*New Book</font>
3. Preparation for the Aural Tests