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Board:ABRSM
Syllabus:Violin 2012-2015
Grade:8

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 following publications:

• The current syllabus
• The current Examination Information & Regulations
These Music Exams (containing practical advice for candidates, teachers and parents)

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Complete recordings from the Grade 8 syllabusViolin Exam Pieces 2012–2015, ABRSM Grade 8 (3 CDs) (ABRSM)
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1. Allegro assai: 3rd movt from Concerto in E, BWV 1042
J. S. Bach
Violin Concerto In E BWV1042 (Violin & Piano) (Henle)
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Violin Concerto No.2 in E Major BWV 1042 (Peters Edition)
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2. Allemanda or Giga: 1st or 4th movt from Partita No. 2 in D minor for Solo Violin, BWV 1004
J. S. Bach
Three Sonatas & Three Partitas for Solo Violin BWV1001–1006 (Bärenreiter)
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3. Rondo–Allegro ma non troppo: 4th movt from Sonata in F, Op. 24 (‘Spring’)
Beethoven
Sonatas for Violin & Piano Urtext Book 1 (Paperback) (Henle)
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4. Finale–Presto: 3rd movt from Concerto in C, Hob. VIIa/1
Haydn
Violin Concerto No.1 in C Hob.VIIa/1 (Peters Edition)
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5. Molto allegro: 1st movt from Sonata in A, K. 526
Mozart
Complete Works for Violin & Piano vol.2 (Bärenreiter)
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Sonatas For Violin & Piano vol.3 (paperback) (Henle)
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6. Allegro moderato: 1st movt from Sonata in A minor
J. B. G. Neruda
Bohemian Violin Sonatas, Vol. 1 (Henle)
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7. Danza pastorale: 3rd movt from Concerto in E, ‘La Primavera’, Op. 8 No. 1, RV 269
Vivaldi
Four Seasons (complete) Violin & Piano (Urtext Edition) (Bärenreiter)
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The Four Seasons Op.8: No.1 in E 'Spring' (Peters Edition)
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1. Andante tranquillo: 2nd movt from Sonata in A, Op. 100
Brahms
Sonata in A major Op. 100 - Violin & Piano (Wiener Urtext)
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2. Nos 5, 6 and 7: from Schwedische Tänze, Op. 63, Vol. 1
Bruch
Swedish Dances Op. 63 vol.1 violin (Simrock)
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3. Resignation, Op. 59
C. Dancla
Singing Violin Book 3 (PWM Edition)
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4. Allegretto quasi Andantino: 2nd movt from Sonata in F, Op. 8
Grieg
Sonata No.1 F Op. 8 (Jacobsen) Violin Piano (Peters Edition)
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5. Dumka
Janácek
Works for Violin and Piano (Bärenreiter)
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6. Rasch und mit Feuer: No. 3 from Fantasiestücke, Op. 73
Schumann
3 Fantasy Pieces Op. 73 Violin and Piano (Peters Edition)
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Fantasy Pieces Op. 73 Version For Violin (Henle)
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7. Allegretto: 2nd movt from Sonata in A minor, Op. 105
Schumann
Sonata for Violin & Piano vol.1 (Wiener Urtext Edition) (Wiener Urtext)
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Sonatas in A min Op. 105 and D min Op. 121 (Peters Edition)
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List C
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1. Allegro e grazioso: 1st movt from Sonatina
Alwyn
Sonatina (violin & piano) (Stainer & Bell)
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2. Allegro vivo: 1st movt from Sonata
Debussy
Sonata for Violin & Piano (Henle)
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Sonata in G minor - violin & piano (Durand)
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3. Langsam–Sehr lebhaft: 2nd movt from Sonata in E
Hindemith
Sonata 1935 Emaj (Violin & Piano) (Schott)
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4. Adagio
Kodály
Adagio for violin and piano (Editio Musica Budapest) 
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5. Étude No. 30 in Bb: from 42 Études ou Caprices
Kreutzer
42 Studies or Caprices (Peters Edition)
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6. No. 4: from Danses champêtres, Op. 106
Sibelius
Dance Champetre Op106 No 4 Violin & Piano (Wilhelm Hansen)
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7. Remembrances: from Three Pieces from Schindler’s List
John Williams
Schindler's List (3 Pieces for Violin & Piano) (M C A)
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