Music for your Grade Exam

Board:LCM
Syllabus:Clarinet
Grade:8

Performance of three pieces: one piece from List A, one piece from List B, one piece from either List A or List B.
There should be evidence of contrast in the programme.

Candidates may offer ONE own choice piece (not included in the Grades 1-8 lists), which is appropriately demanding
technically and/or expressively for this level, in place of one of the listed pieces.

List AAvailable In
Moderato senza rigore (No.2) or Vivace (No.4) or Vivace (No.6)
BITSCH
Adagio (No.76) or Allegretto (No.77) or Cappriccio (No.75)
DAVIES & HARRIS
No.43 or No.45 from Clarinet Studies
LYONS
Allegro moderato (No.21) or Moderato assai (No.28) or Tempo di Polacca (No.29)
MÜLLER
Inside Out or Frenzy
RAE
Preludium OR Caprice
RAE
Allegretto (No.10) or Con moto cantabile (No.18) or Allegro (No.13)
UHL
Andante con moto (No.41) or Moderato (No.46)
WESTON
Tempo di Polacca (No.40) OR Scherzando (No.44) Moderato (No.47)
WESTON
Ex.4 (Level 15) OR Ex.3 (Level 16) OR Ex.14 (Level 17) from Teacher on Tap Book 3
PERCIVAL
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Finger Twister No.2 (No.25) OR Three Fives and Sevens (No.26)
SPARKE
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List BAvailable In
To Mr Harold Arlen
BUSH
3rd movt. (Rondo) from Concerto in F minor Op.5
CRUSELL
Paguera OR Valdemosu
HOROVITZ
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Ballade from Four Characteristic Pieces
HURLSTONE
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (1st movt., Allegro amabile)
LYONS
Polonaise d’Acciaccatura OR The Oily Rag from Teacher On Tap Book 3
PERCIVAL
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De Rappel des Oiseaux OR Gavotte (main theme) and 3me Double and 5me Double
RAMEAU
Sonata in Eb Op.167 (4th movt., Molto allegro)
SAINT-SÄENS
No.3 from Fantasy Pieces [A or Bb clarinet]
SCHUMANN
Sonata Op.129 (2nd movt., Caoine)
STANFORD
Sonata in E flat (1st. movt: Allegro amabile)
BRAHMS
Fughetta from Five Bagatelles
FINZI
Sarabande et Allegro
GROVLEZ
Andante Piacevole - Molto Brioso
HUGHES
Concerto in E flat (1st OR 3rd movt.)
KROMMER
Sonata in E flat (4th movt.: Allegro moderato)
MENDELSSOHN
Concerto in A (3rd movt.)
MOZART
Sonata (1st OR 4th movt.)
SAINT-SÄENS
Concerto No.3 in F minor (3rd movt. Vivace non troppo)
SPOHR
Concerto No. 2 (1st movt.: Allegro)
WEBER
Sonatina (1st OR 3rd movt.)
ARNOLD
Valse
DANKWORTH
En bateau
DEBUSSY
I Got Rhythm
GERSHWIN arr. HARVEY
Scherzo and Trio
JACOB
Dance Preludes (No.3 AND No.5)
LUTOSLAWSKI
Improvisation (No.2)
McCABE
Sonatine (1st OR 3rd movt.)
MILHAUD
Clarinet Sonata (1st OR 3rd movt.)
POULENC
No.3 from Three Pieces for Clarinet Solo
STRAVINSKY