Music for your Grade Exam

Board:ABRSM
Syllabus:Harpsichord 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.

Choose one piece from each of Lists B and C and then choose one from either List A or D.

List AAvailable In
1. Chromatic Pavan (Queen Elizabeth's) and Chromatic Galliard
Bull
2. John come kiss me now
Byrd
3. Toccata Nona
Frescobaldi
4. Toccata (1) in A minor, FbWV 101 or Toccata (2) in D minor, FbWV 102
Froberger
5. Passacaglia
Kerll
6. Go from my window
Morley
7. Toccata No. 7
Rossi
8. Unter der Linden grune, SwWV 325
Sweelinck
9. Toccata (4) in A minor
Weckmann
List BAvailable In
1. Allemande La Laborieuse (from 1er livre, 2e ordre)
F. Couperin
2. Passacaille (Rondeau) (from 2e livre, 8e ordre)
F. Couperin
3. Tombeau de Mr. de Chambonnières (from Pièces de Clavecin)
D'Anglebert
4. Prélude No. 1 in D minor or Prélude No. 3 in G minor
L. Couperin
5. La Dauphine
Rameau
6. L'Enharmonique (from Nouvelles Suites de Pièces de Clavecin)
Rameau
7. La Poule (from Nouvelles Suites de Pièces de Clavecin)
Rameau
8. La Marche des Scythes
Royer
9. Le Vertigo (Rondeau)
Royer
List CAvailable In
1. Prélude: 1st movt from English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807
J. S. Bach
2. Prélude: 1st movt from English Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV 808
J. S. Bach
3. Toccata: 1st movt from Partita No. 6 in E minor, BWV 830
J. S. Bach
4. Prelude and Fugue in F# minor, BWV 883
J. S. Bach
5. Prelude and Fugue in Ab, BWV 886
J. S. Bach
6. Toccata No. 4 in G minor, BWV 915
J. S. Bach
7. Präludium, Fuge und Postludium in G minor
Böhm
8. Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BuxWV 163
Buxtehude
9. Air and Doubles: 5th movt from Suite in D minor (1720), HWV 428
Handel
10. Ouverture: 1st movt from Suite in G minor (1720), HWV 432
Handel
List DAvailable In
1. Musica per Clavicembalo
Jurriaan Andriessen
2. Fantasia in A minor (FK 23)
W. F. Bach
3. Passacaglia ungherese for harpsichord
Ligeti
4. Modulierendes Präludium
Mozart
5. Vivace: 1st movt from Sonata No. 10 in D
Paradies
6. Silver Threads for solo harpsichord
Rhian Samuel
7. Sonata in A, Kp. 24
D. Scarlatti
8. Sonata in G minor, Kp. 30 ('Cat Fugue')
D. Scarlatti
9. Sonata in C# minor, R. 21
Soler
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Sight Reading Tests
2. Preparation for the Aural Tests