Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:French Horn 2015-2018
Grade:8

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.

Pieces (select one from each list)

Group AAvailable In
1. Quoniam Tu Solus Sanctus
J S Bach
2. Horn Sonata in F, op. 17, 1st movt
Beethoven
3. Valse Noir
Bissill
4. 2nd movt from Symphony no. 7
Bruckner
5. The Happy Fox
Carr
6. Sonata no. 2
Cherubini
7. Villanelle
Dukas
8. Concerto, 2nd movt
Glière
9. Concerto no. 1 in D, 1st movt or 3rd movt
Haydn
10. Concerto for Horn,1st movt: Mapig Schnell (Moderately Fast) and 2nd movt: Sehr Schnell (Very Fast)
Hindemith
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11. Concerto for Horn and Strings, 2nd movt: Adagio
Jacob
12. Concerto no. 2 in Eb K. 417, 1st movt: Allegro or 3rd movt: Rondo [with cadenza]
Mozart
13. Rondo from Horn Quintet, K. 407
Mozart
14. Morceau de concert op. 94
Saint-Saëns
15. Concerto no. 1, op. 11, 1st movt
R Strauss
16. Concerto in D for French Horn, 1st movt: Vivace
Telemann
17. Here’s That Rainy Day
Van Heusen
18. Hunter’s Moon
Vinter
Group B (unaccompanied)Available In
1. Fantasy for Horn op. 88
Arnold
2. Allemande or Courante from Suite no. 4
J S Bach
3. Bourgeois Fantasy Pieces for Horn, no. 3: Scherzando e grottesco or no. 5: Allegro
Bourgeois
4. No. 8 or no. 11 (from Etudes pour le Cor Grave)
De Pre
5. Etude no. 26 or Concert Etude no. 2
Franz
6. Study no. 31 or Study no. 33
Kopprasch
7. Just Desserts — Frippery Style, no. 11
Shaw
Orchestral extractsAvailable In
1. Sinfonie Nr. 9, 3. Satz (page 11). [entire extract]
Beethoven
2. Sinfonie Nr. 2, 2. Satz (page 19). [entire extract]
Brahms
3. Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (pages 53-54). [beginning to Fig. 1 AND Fig. 31 to Fig. 32]
Strauss
3. Sinfonie Nr. 7, 2. Satz: Nachtmusik (pages 35-37). [1st horn in F only: bars 140-146 AND bars 317-332]
Mahler
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales and Arpeggios
2. Sight Reading
3. Aural Tests