Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Bassoon 2013-2016
Grade:6

Three pieces are to be played, at least one from each group, to form a balanced programme. Instead of one item, candidates may offer their own composition.

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Group AAvailable In
1. Concertino, 3rd movt: Larghetto
Addison
2. 2nd movt: Andante, quasi allegro
Amon
3. Sonata in Bb, 1st movt: Allegro / 2nd movt: Presto
Besozzi
4. Sonata in C minor, op. 50 no. 5, 3rd movt: Largo and 4th movt: Allegro
Boismortier
5. Serenade
Challinger
6. Basson Junior
Damase
7. Concerto in F, 2nd movt: Andante
Danzi
8. Sonata in F op.24 no. 3, 2nd. movt: Adagio
Devienne
9. Sonata in G minor, op.24 no. 3, 2nd movt: Largo
Devienne
10. Lyric Suite op.96, 1st movt or 3rd movt
Dunhill
11. Pièce
Fauré
12. Divertissement, 2nd movt: Lento
Francaix
13. Four Canzonas, no. 1 or no. 3
Frescobaldi
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14. Introduction, moderato and any two variations
Godfrey
15. Nocturne
Hardy
16. Sonata in F, 3rd movt: Allegretto
Hurlstone
17. Tarantella, op. 20
Milde
18. Three Elégies, no. 1
Naoumoff
19. Concerto in C, 1st movt: Allegro spiritoso
Neruda
20. Duetto in G minor, 1st movt: Andante
Schaffrath
21. Concerto in F, 3rd movt: Poco presto
Stamitz
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22. Sonatine, 2nd movt: Aria
Tansman
23. Sonatina in A minor, 2nd movt: Allegro
Telemann
24. Sonata in E minor RV40 op.14/5, 1st movt: Largo * 2nd movt: Allegro (con spirito)
Vivaldi
25. Concerto in C, 2nd movt: Romanze
Vogel
26. Capriccio op. 14
Weissenborn
Group BAvailable In
1. Partita BWV1013, 4th movt: Bourrée Anglaise
J S Bach
2. Corrente, p. 18
Braun
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3. Ex. 1, Moderato con eleganza, p. 86
Bruns
4. Study no. 38, Allegro giusto
Concone
5. Aria antiqua
Jacob
6. Study no. 15, Adagio / Study no. 19, Adagio
Kopprasch
7. Study no. 29, Allegretto
Milde
8. May Festival
Oromszegi
9. No. 13, Allegro Brilliante / Polonaise, no. 14 / No. 34, Poco presto
Ozi
10. Study no. 30, Allegro molto or Study no. 46, Allegro
Paciorkiewicz
11. Study no. 26, Allegro assai
Weissenborn
Orchestral extractsAvailable In
1. Der Liebestrank, 2. Akt Nr. 19 Romanze des Nemorino (opening to bar 9)
Donizetti
1. Der Feuervogel, Berceuse (entire extract)
Strawinsky
2. Sinfonie Nr. 4, 1. Satz (bars 65-78 AND bars 221-237)
Beethoven
2. Carmen, Zwischenspiel (first section only – ie. first 28 bars)
Bizet
3. Sinfonie Nr. 6, 5. Satz (entire extract)
Beethoven
3. Violinkonzert, 3. Satz: Rondo (bars 134-142 AND bars 150-158)
Beethoven
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Bassoon Sound At Sight Grades 1-8
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Scales & Arpeggios for Grades 1-8
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Aural Tests for Grades 6-8
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