Music for your Grade Exam

Board:ABRSM
Syllabus:Guitar from 2009
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.

RecordingsAvailable In
Complete recordings of all the Grade 8 syllabusGuitar Exam Pieces 2009 CD, ABRSM Grade 8 (ABRSM)
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Pieces (select one from each list)

List AAvailable In
1. Gigue: from Lute Suite in A minor, BWV 997
J. S. Bach
Lute Suites for Guitar (Ariel)
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Solo Lute Works for Guitar (Neil Kjos Music)
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2. Loure: from Lute Suite in E, BWV 1006a
J. S. Bach
Lute Suites for Guitar (Ariel)
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Solo Lute Works for Guitar (Neil Kjos Music)
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3. Prelude: from Cello Suite No. 2, BWV 1008
J. S. Bach
Cello Suites 1-4 (Guitar) (Cadenza)
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4. Courante: from Cello Suite No. 4, BWV 1010
J. S. Bach
Cello Suites 1-4 (Guitar) (Cadenza)
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5. The Frog Galliard
Dowland
Solo Works - guitar (Universal Edition)
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6. Ricercare or Fantasia
da Milano
Ricercari and Fantasies (Universal Edition)
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7. Canción del Emperador
Narváez
Hispanae Citharae Ars Viva arr. Pujol for Guitar (Schott)
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8. Sonata in E minor, Kp. 292 or Sonata in A, Kp. 322
D. Scarlatti
Scarlatti for Guitar (ABRSM)
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9. Courante in D minor or Giga in D
S. L. Weiss
Weiss for Guitar (ABRSM)
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List BAvailable In
1. Étude in E minor (Scherzando)
Coste
25 Studies op. 38 - guitar (Schott) 
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2. Menuett and Trio: 3rd movt from Sonata No. 2 in A
Diabelli
3 Sonatas - guitar (Schott) 
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3. Scherzo con moto (and Trio) or Finale (Allegro): 3rd or 4th movt from Sonatina in D, Op. 71 No. 3
Giuliani
Sonatina for guitar Op. 71 No. 3 (Tecla)
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4. Polacca in D
Mertz
Guitarist's Hour (an Hour With The Guitar) 3: A Guitar Anthology (Schott)
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5. Rondo in D (Op. 48 No. 6)
Sor
Guitarist's Hour (an Hour With The Guitar) 3: A Guitar Anthology (Schott)
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6. Romanze: 2nd movt from Grand Sonata
Paganini
Grand Sonata Guitar (Universal Edition)
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7. Das Fischermädchen
Schubert, arr. Mertz
Guitar Works vol. 7 (Six Schubert Songs) (Chanterelle)
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8. Study in E minor, Op. 6 No.11 or in A, Op. 6 No.12
Sor
Complete Studies, Lessons and Exercises (Guitar) (Tecla)
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The Complete Studies for Guitar (Chanterelle)
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9. Gran Vals in A
Tárrega
Works for Guitar, Vol. 3 (Original Compositions) (Berben)
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List CAvailable In
1. Hornets' Nest: No. 9 from Ode to the Guitar
Stephen Dodgson
Ode to the Guitar (Ricordi)
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2. Prelude: 1st movt from English Suite, Op. 31
J. Duarte
English Suite Op. 31 for guitar (Novello)
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3. Madroños
Moreno Torroba
Guitar Music of Spain vol.3 (Genral) (Wise)
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Music for Guitar (Unión Musical Ediciones S.L.)
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4. Valse
Ponce
Valse for guitar (Schott)
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5. Sonata No. 4, 'La Breve': any one movement
Smith Brindle
Sonata No. 4 "la Breve" Guitar (Schott)
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6. Preludio or Scherzino: 1st or 3rd movt from Cavatina
Tansman
Cavatina for guitar (Schott)
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7. Garrotín or Soleares: No. 1 or No. 2 from Hommage à Tárrega
Turina
Hommage à Tárrega (Schott)
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8. Étude No. 8: from 12 Études
Villa-Lobos
Collected Works for Solo Guitar (Eschig) 
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9. Mazurka–Chôro: 1st movt from Suite populaire brésilienne
Villa-Lobos
Collected Works for Solo Guitar (Eschig) 
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Suite populaire brésilienne, No. 1: Mazurka-Choro - guitar (Eschig)
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Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales & ArpeggiosGuitar Scales and Arpeggios, Grades 6–8 (ABRSM)
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2. Sight Reading TestsGuitar Specimen Sight-Reading Tests, Grades 1–8 (ABRSM)
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3. Preparation for the Aural TestsAural Training in Practice, ABRSM Grades 6–8, with 3 CDs (ABRSM)
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Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 8 (ABRSM)
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 Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 8 with 2 CDs (ABRSM)
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