Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Bassoon 2017-2020
Grade:6

Three pieces are to be played, two pieces from group A and one piece from group B, to form a balanced programme. Instead of one piece, candidates may offer an own composition. One contrabassoon item may be selected.

Pieces (select one from each list)

Group AAvailable In
1. Concertino, 3rd movt: Larghetto
Addison
2. Sonata in F op. 88, 2nd movt: Andante, quasi allegro
Amon
3. Sonata in Bb, 1st movt: Allegro OR 2nd movt: Presto
Besozzi
4. Sonata in C minor, op. 50 no. 5, 3rd movt: Largo and 4th movt: Allegro
Boismortier
5. No. 1 OR no. 3 (from Three Pieces Blue)
Carr
6. Serenade
Challinger
7. Basson Junior
Damase
8. Concerto in F, 2nd movt: Andante
Danzi
9. Sonata in F op. 24 no. 3, 2nd movt: Largo
Devienne
10. Sonata in G minor, op. 24 no. 5, 2nd. movt: Adagio
Devienne
11. Lyric Suite, op. 96, 1st movt OR 3rd movt
Dunhill
12. Pièce
Fauré
13. Divertissement, 2nd movt: Lento
Françaix
14. Four Canzonas, no. 1 OR no. 3
Frescobaldi
15. Introduction, moderato and any two variations
Godfrey
16. Nocturne
Hardy
17. Four Sketches [contrabassoon only]
Jacob
18. Sonata in F, 3rd movt: Allegretto
Hurlstone
19. Sonata in E minor, 1st movt: Adagio AND 2nd movt: Allegro
Marcello
20. Tarantella, op. 20
Milde
21. Three Elégies, no. 1
Naoumoff
22. Concerto in C, 1st movt: Allegro spiritoso
Neruda
23. Duetto in G minor, 1st movt: Andante
Schaffrath
24. Concerto in F, 3rd movt: Poco presto
Stamitz
25. Sonatine, 2nd movt: Aria
Tansman
26. Sonata in F minor, TWV 41:f1, 1st movt: Andante cantabile [contrabassoon only]
Telemann
27. Sonatina in A minor, 2nd movt: Allegro
Telemann
28. Sonata in E minor RV 40, op. 14 no. 5, 1st movt: Largo and 2nd movt: Allegro (con spirito)
Vivaldi
29. Concerto in C, 2nd movt: Romanze
Vogel
30. Imperial Echoes
Waterhouse
31. Capriccio, op. 14
Weissenborn
Group B (unaccompanied)Available In
1. Partita BWV 1013, 4th movt: Bourrée Anglaise
J S Bach
2. Menuett I AND Menuett II from Suite no. 1 in G major
J S Bach
3. Corrente, p. 18 (from Solos 1740)
Braun
4. Ex. 1, Moderato con eleganza, p. 86
Bruns
5. Study no. 38, Allegro giusto
Concone
6. No. 8 in E minor, Adagio cantabile
Drouet
7. Aria antiqua
Jacob
8. Study no. 4, Allegro moderato
Jancourt
9. Study no. 15, Adagio
Kopprasch
10. Study no. 29, Allegretto
Milde
11. May Festival, no.4
Oromszegi
12. No. 13, Allegro brilliante OR no. 14, Polonaise OR no. 34, Poco presto
Ozi
13. Study no. 30, Allegro molto OR Study no. 46, Allegro
Paciorkiewicz
14. 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 [The Firebird], Berceuse (entire extract)
Stravinsky
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
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales and Arpeggios
2. Sight Reading
3. Aural Tests