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Syllabus:Flute 2014–2017

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List AAvailable In
1. Rondeaux (Allegretto): 3rd movt from Concerto in D
J. C. Bach
2. Presto: 3rd movt from Sonata in B minor, BWV 1030; or Allegro: 3rd movt from Sonata in A, BWV 1032
J. S. Bach
3. Allegro: 1st movt from Sonata No. 1 in E minor (Op. 58 No. 1)
4. Allegro: 1st movt from Sonata in D, Op. 21 No. 1
5. Dolce (Andante) and Giga (Allegro moderato): 1st and 4th movts from Sonata in G, Op. 9 No. 7
6. Allegro: 1st movt from Flute Quartet No. 1 in D, K. 285
7. Rondeau (Allegro): 3rd movt from Concerto No. 2 in D, K. 314
8. Largo and Vivace: 2nd and 3rd movts from Sonata No. 272 in F; or Affetuoso and Vivace: 2nd and 3rd movts from Sonata No. 275 in Bb
9. Presto non assai: 3rd movt from Concerto in D
C. Stamitz
10. Allegro non molto and Larghetto: 1st and 2nd movts from Concerto in D minor, RV431a ('Il Gran Mogol')
List BAvailable In
1. The Herdsmaiden's Dance
2. Hypnosis or The Mad Hatter
Ian Clarke
3. Cantabile (Andante ma non troppo): from Cantabile et Presto
4. Saltarello
5. Concertino
6. Sehr lebhaft: 3rd movt from Sonata
7. Scherzo: No. 2 from Deux pièces, Op. 72
C. E. Lefebvre
8. Allegretto malincolico: 1st movt from Sonata
9. Andante: 3rd movt from Flute Sonata in D, Op. 94
10. Aquarelle: 1st movt from Sonatina
James Rae
List CAvailable In
1. Allegro: 3rd movt from Sonata in A minor for solo flute, Wq. 132
C. P. E. Bach
2. Poco lento–Allegro con grazia: 1st movt from Sonatina for solo flute
R. R. Bennett
3. Capriccio No. 16 or No. 19 or No. 21: from 24 Capriccios, Op. 26
4. Agile Flute or Breathless Flute: No. 47 or No. 49 from Fifty for Flute, Book 2
Alan Bullard
5. Scherzo: 2nd movt from Divertissement No. 5 in G
6. Jaunty: 2nd movt from Sonata for solo flute, Op. 24
John La Montaine
7. No. 3 or No. 6: from Tango-Études for solo flute
8. Fantasia No. 3 in B minor, TWV 40:4 or Fantasia No. 4 in Bb, TWV 40:5: from 12 Fantasias for Flute
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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