Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Guitar 2016-2019
Grade:8

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

RecordingsAvailable In
Guitar Recordings 2016-2019

Pieces (select one from each list)

Group AAvailable In
1. Gigue BWV997
J S Bach, arr. Koonce
2. Les tours de passe-passe
Couperin, arr. Russell
3. Allemande (from My Lady Hunsdon's Puffe)
Dowland, arr. Sollory
4. Sonata in A K322
Scarlatti, arr. Koenigs
5. Prelude from Cello Suite no. 2
J S Bach, ed. Yates
6. Etude op. 29 no. 17
Sor
7. Amours Perdues (Kosma) or Over the Rainbow (Arlen)
arr. Takemitsu
8. Etude 11
Villa-Lobos
Group BAvailable In
1. Lento, 1st movt from Elogio de la Danza
Brouwer
2. Homenaje
de Falla
3. La Ausencia op. 61
Ferrer
4. Andreina
Lauro
5. Valse
Ponce
6. Mazurka-Chôro
Villa-Lobos
7. Feliz
Assad
8. Makendonsko Kolo (Macedonian Dance)
Bogdanovic
9. Guajira criolla (sur un thème d'Anckerman) and Zapateado
Brouwer
10. Dengoso
Pernambuco
11. Preludio
Tansman
12. Gran Vals
Tarrega
Concerto ExtractsAvailable In
1. Concerto in D, RV93 (1st movement, bars 24-51)
Vivaldi
2. Concerto no. 1 in D, op. 99 (3rd movement, first section of cadenza)
Castelnuovo-Tedesco
3. Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra (2nd movement, first section of cadenza)
Villa-Lobos
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales, Arpeggios & Studies
2. Sight Reading
3. Aural Tests