Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Trombone 2015-2018
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.

Pieces (select one from each list)

Group AAvailable In
1. Arioso from Piano Concerto in F minor
J S Bach
2. Prelude in Ab
J S Bach
3. Let’s Face the Music and Dance
Berlin
4. Stardust
Carmichael
5. Fantasy for Trombone
Curnow
6. Russian Dancer
Dello Joio (arr. McMillen)
7. Bess, You Is My Woman Now
Gershwin
8. Chattanooga Choo Choo
Gordon & Warren
9. Tounament Galop
Gottschalk
10. The Acrobat
Greenwood
11. Bluebone or Groove's The Thing
Mitcham
12. Bone Idyll
Mowat
13. Cavatina
Myers (arr. McMillen)
14. Dances with Bears
Parker
15. Slidewalk
Proctor
16. I Attempt from Love’s Sickness
Purcell
17. Concerto for Trombone in Bb, 2nd movt: Andante cantabile
Rimsky-Korsakov
18. Londonderry Air or Variations on The Ash Grove
Trad.
Group B (unaccompanied)Available In
1. Suite no. 1, Gigue
J S Bach
2. Study no. 4 or Study no. 9
Bourgeois
3. Study no. 6.7
Crees & Gane
4. Study no. 34, Moderato
Hering
5. Study no. 11
Kopprasch
6. Melodic Study no. 14 (from Practical Tutor)
Langey
7. Study no. 20
Mowat
8. Five Brew, no. 28
Nightingale
9. Study no. 7, ‘E’ by Gum
Nightingale
Orchestral & brass band extractsAvailable In
1. Konzert für Orchester, 1. Satz: Introduzione (page 2). [1st trombone: Fig. 134 AND 2nd trombone: Fig. 313]
Bartók
1. Labour & Love (No. 24). [All]
Fletcher
2. Devon Fantasy (No. 9). [Extracts 1 & 4 (no repeat; ending on G of 2nd time bar)]
Ball
2. Symphonie fantastique, 4. Satz: Marche au supplice (page 6). [2nd trombone: bars 114-135]
Berlioz
3. Die diebische Elster (page 14). [bars 115-135]
Rossini
3. Dances & Arias (No. 8). [Extract 5 only]
Gregson
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales and Arpeggios
2. Sight Reading
3. Aural Tests