Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Bassoon 2013-2016
Grade:8

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, 1st movt: Andante
Addison
2. Sonata in D minor, 1st movt: Adagio and 2nd movt: Allegro / 3rd movt: Arietta + 4th movt: Allegro
Dard
3. Sonata in F, op.24 no. 3, 3rd movt: Allegretto
Devienne
4. Sonata in G minor op. 24 no. 5, 1st movt: Allegro con espressione
Devienne
5. Romance
Elgar
6. Sonata in C, 3rd movt: Andante and 4th movt: Allegro assai
Fasch
7. Sonatine, any two movements
Feld
8. Concerto, 3rd movt: Con spirito
Fogg
9. Sicilienne et Allegro giocoso: Largamente, sicilienne and allegro giocoso
Grovlez
10. Concerto, 1st movt: Allegro
Jacob
11. Variations: Adagio, andante grazioso and any one variation
Kreutzer
12. Concertino, 2nd movt: Lento espressivo, intimo
Maconchy
13. Concerto in Bb K191, 1st movt: Allegro / 2nd movt: Andante ma adagio [without cadenza]
Mozart
14. Variations 1 (Arioso), 2 (Scherzetto), 8 (Barbaresca) and any one other variation
Nussio
15. Concerto in Bb, 3rd movt: Rondeau
Pfeiffer
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16. Solo de Concert op. 35
Pierné
17. Concert Prelude on a theme of Henry Purcell op. 53
Pierné
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18. Sonata op.168: 3rd movt: Adagio, allegro moderato
Saint-Saëns
19. Suite, 1st movt: Introduction and Allegro
Tansman
20. Concerto in E minor, RV484, 1st movt: Allegro poco or 3rd movt: Allegro
Vivaldi
21. Concerto in C, FV III no. 17 RV 472, 1st movt: Allegro non molto
Vivaldi
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22. Concerto in F op. 75, 1st movt: Allegro ma non troppo / 2nd movt: Adagio
Weber
23. Concerto, 1st movt: Moderato
Woolfenden
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Group BAvailable In
1. Fantasy
Arnold
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2. Partita BWV 1013, 2nd movt: Corrente
J S Bach
3. Bizaria, p. 20
Braun
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4. Study no. 3, Adagio / Study no. 8, Allegretto
Milde
5. No. 19, Allegro molto
Neukirchner
6. Study no. 8 / Study no. 9
Orefici
7. Study no. 15, Marcia Grotesca / Study no. 17, Elegia
Oromszegi
8. Study no. 10, Vivace
Pivonka
9. No. 1, recitativo, molto rubato or no. 2, Allegro giocoso
Šesták
10. Study no. 34, Andante con moto or Study no. 35, Andante maestoso
Weissenborn
Orchestral extractsAvailable In
1. Boléro (entire extract)
Ravel
1. Scheherazade, 2. Satz Andantino (bars 5-26)
Rimsky-Korsakow
2. Symphonie fantastique, 4. Satz Der Gang zum Richtplatz (entire extract, upper part)
Berlioz
2. Carmen, 3. Akt 2. Bild No. 25 (entire extract)
Bizet
3. Così fan tutte, Ouverture (entire extract)
Mozart
3. Pulcinella-Suite, 6. Satz: Gavotta con due variazioni, Variazione IIa (entire extract, 1st bassoon only, no repeats)
Strawinsky
Also RecommendedAvailable In
Bassoon Sound At Sight Grades 1-8
Test Pieces for Orchestral Auditions - Bassoon
Scales & Arpeggios for Grades 1-8
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Aural Tests for Grades 6-8
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