Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Oboe 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. Sonatina, 1st movt: Leggiero and 2nd movt: Andante con moto
Arnold
Sonatina Oboe/Piano (Lengnick)
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2. Sonata in G minor, 1st movt
J S Bach
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3. Concerto in Eb, 2nd movt
Bellini
Concerto In Ef For Oboe Ob & piano (Ricordi)
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4. Sonatina, 1st movt or 2nd and 3rd movts
Berkeley
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5. Boleros — Rondo Espagnol
Döring
Boleros - Rondos Espangol for Oboe & Piano (Emerson)
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6. Showpiece
Dring
Three Piece Suite (Emerson)
£15.75Add to basket
7. Soliloquy
Elgar
Soliloquy (Novello)
£7.95Add to basket
8. Légende Pastorale
Godard
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9. Sarabande & Allegro
Grovlez
Sarabande et Allegro (Leduc)
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10. Sonata in G minor, HWV 364a, 1st and 2nd movts
Handel
2 Oboe Sonatas (Peters Edition)
£11.00Add to basket
11. Concerto no. 3 in G minor, 1st and 2nd movts
Handel
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12. Orientale
Harty
Three Miniatures for oboe and piano (Stainer & Bell)
£8.75Add to basket
13. Concerto in C, 1st movt
Haydn
Concerto in C, Hob. VIIg/C1 (Breitkopf & Härtel)
£17.95Add to basket
15. Siciliana
Head
Siciliana (oboe) (Emerson)
£9.95Add to basket
16. Sonatina, either 1st and 2nd movts or 3rd and 4th movts
Jacob
Oboe Sonatina (Oxford University Press)
£13.95Add to basket
17. Concerto in F, op. 52, 3rd movt: Rondo
Krommer
Oboe Concerto in F Op 52 (oboe & piano reduction) (Bärenreiter Praha)
£8.25 £7.84Add to basket
18. Concerto in D minor, 1st movt
Lebrun
Concerto No 1 D Minor (oboe/piano) Obb13 (Schott)
£13.50Add to basket
19. Concerto in C, K. 314 (285d), 1st movt
Mozart
Concerto K314 in C (arr. oboe & piano) (Henle)
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20. Sonata, 1st movt
Poulenc
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21. Sonata in C op. 100, 1st movt: con moto
Rubbra
Sonata in C major, Op. 100 for oboe & piano (Lengnick)
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22. Sonata, op. 166, 2nd or 3rd movts
Saint-Saëns
Oboe Sonata Op 166 (Henle)
£12.50Add to basket
23. Concerto in Bb, 1st movt
Stamitz
Oboe Concerto in Bb major - oboe & piano (Breitkopf & Härtel) 
£17.95Add to basket
24. Sonata in A minor, 1st and 2nd movts
Telemann
Sonatas and Pieces from 'Der getreue Musikmeister' (Hortus Musicus/Bärenreiter)
£9.50 £9.03Add to basket
25. Sonata in C minor, RV 53, 3rd movt and 4th movt: Allegro
Vivaldi
Sonata In Cmin Ob/Piano (Schott)
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26. Concertino in C
Weber
Concertino Oboe & Piano (Nova Music)
£8.25Add to basket
Group BAvailable In
1. No. 62, p. 36 or no. 66, p. 39 or no. 28, p. 16
J S Bach
Difficult Passages from the Works of J. S. Bach for Oboe (Boosey & Hawkes (London))
£14.99Add to basket
2. No. 2
Bourgeois
Fantasy Pieces for oboe (Brass Wind)
£8.75Add to basket
3. Niobe and Narcissus
Britten
Six Metamorphoses After Ovid, op. 49 - oboe (Boosey & Hawkes (London))
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4. Circle of Memories
Carlson
Circle of Memories for oboe solo (Phylloscopus Publications) 
£4.95Add to basket
5. Any two movements from Summer’s Lease
Chandler
Summer's Lease – Variations for solo oboe (Phylloscopus)
£3.95Add to basket
6. Study no. 25 or Study no. 38
Ferling
Ferling 48 Etudes Op. 31 (Billaudot)
£13.95Add to basket
7. Study no. 74
Harris
80 Graded Studies for Oboe Book 2 (Faber Music)
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8. Study no. 77
Luft
80 Graded Studies for Oboe Book 2 (Faber Music)
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9. Celebration
Reade
Aspects of a Landscape Oboe Solo *GH* (Nova Music)
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Cor AnglaisAvailable In
28. Sonata - any two contrasting movements
Marcello
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Orchestral extractsAvailable In
1. Der Rosenkavalier, 2. Aufzug [Rosenüberreichung] (5 bars before figure 30 to 2nd bar of figure 31, AND from Etwas fliessender after figure 33 to 2 bars before figure 37)
Strauss
Test Pieces For Orchestral Auditions - Oboe (Peters Edition)
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1. Pulcinella Suite, II Serenata (beginning of extract to 1st bar of figure 10)
Strawinsky
Test Pieces For Orchestral Auditions - Oboe (Peters Edition)
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2. Sinfonie Nr. 3 “Schottische”, 2. Satz (entire extract)
Mendelssohn
Test Pieces For Orchestral Auditions - Oboe (Peters Edition)
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2. Rigoletto, 3. Akt 7. Szene (omit last 2 bars, no repeats)
Verdi
Test Pieces For Orchestral Auditions - Oboe (Peters Edition)
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3. Bilder einer Ausstellung, III Les Tuileries (entire extract)
Mussorgski
Test Pieces For Orchestral Auditions - Oboe (Peters Edition)
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3. Le Tombeau de Couperin, Prélude (entire extract)
Ravel
Test Pieces For Orchestral Auditions - Oboe (Peters Edition)
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4. Klavierkonzert G-Dur, 2. Satz (figure 6 to 1st bar of figure 9) - COR ANGLAIS
Ravel
Test Pieces For Orchestral Auditions - Oboe (Peters Edition)
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Also RecommendedAvailable In
Aural Book 2 Tests Grades 6-8Aural Book 2: Specimen Aural Tests (Grades 6-8) (+ CD) (Trinity College London)
£9.99Add to basket
Oboe Sound At Sight Grades 1-8Sound at Sight Oboe Grades 1-8 (Trinity College London) 
£6.50Add to basket
Scales & ArpeggiosOboe Scales & Arpeggios from 2007 Grades 1-8 (Trinity College London)
£7.99Add to basket
Test Pieces For Orchestral Auditions - OboeTest Pieces For Orchestral Auditions - Oboe (Peters Edition)
£17.95Add to basket