Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Tuba, Eb Bass and Bb Bass 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. Bb bass candidates may also choose pieces from the euphonium lists.

Pieces (select one from each list)

Group AAvailable In
1. Chanson du Toréador (from Savoir Faire for Tuba)
Bizet arr. Mowat
2. Andante from Andante and Rondo (from Concerto for Double Bass)
Capuzzi
3. Fighting Windmills (from Sketches from Don Quixote)
Clarke
4. Concertino for Tuba & Piano, 3rd movt
Frackenpohl
5. Sonata in C minor, 1st movt: Adagio
Handel arr. Foster
6. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (from Lets Face the Music for Tuba/Eb Bass)
Harbach & Kern
7. Tuba Suite, Hornpipe or Saraband
Jacob
8. Strictly Come Dancing (from Stranger on the A Train for Tuba)
McGrath & Phillips arr. Iveson
9. Horn Concerto no. 4, Rondo or Romanza (from Classics for Tuba)
Mozart
10. Circle Line Dance (from Take the Tube for Tuba & Piano)
Proctor
11. Swing That Yam (from Tuber Music)
Proctor
12. The Swan (from Savoir Faire for Tuba)
Saint-Saëns arr. Mowat
13. Take the A Train (from Stranger on the A Train for Tuba)
Strayhorn arr. Iveson
14. Allegro from Sonata no. 3
Vivaldi
15. Ain’t Misbehaving (from Big Chillers for Tuba)
Waller
16. Suite no. 1 (Effie Suite), Effie Goes Folk Dancing
Wilder
17. Monoceros (from Creatures of the Deep for Tuba)
Wilson-Dickson
Group B (unaccompanied)Available In
1. No. 12 (from Studies)
Bordogni
2. Carefree or Convivial (from Per Tuba Ad Astra)
Bourgeois
3. Suite for Unaccompanied Tuba, any two movements
Hartley
4. Study no. 26 (from 60 Selected Studies for Bb Tuba)
Kopprasch
5. Czardas or Jota (from Rhythms of Life)
McKenzie
6. Impromptus for Solo Tuba op. 32, no. 3: Allegro moderato
Muczynski
7. Party Piece, no. 40 (from Skilful Studies)
Sparke
8. Tuba Rag (from Performance Studies)
Swerts
Orchestral & brass band extractsAvailable In
1. Symphonie fantastique, Dies irae (page 3). [bars 127-176] - TUBA
Berlioz
1. Academic Festival Overture (No. 1). [Extracts 2 & 6] - Eb BASS
Brahms, arr. Wright
1. Academic Festival Overture (No. 1). [Extracts 2 & 3] - Bb BASS
Brahms, arr. Wright
2. Suite Gothique (No. 44). [Extract 1] - Bb BASS
Boëllmann, arr. Ball
2. Suite Gothique (No. 43). [Extract 1 (lower octave), Extract 3 (lower octave)] - Eb BASS
Boëllmann, arr. Ball
2. Sinfonie Nr. 4, 1. Satz (page 7). [bars 51-67] - TUBA
Bruckner
3. Sinfonie Nr. 1, 3. Satz (page 15). [entire extract] - TUBA
Mahler
3. The Plantagenets (No. 37). [Extracts 1 and 2] - Eb BASS
Gregson
3. The Plantagenets (No. 38). [Extracts 2 (lower octave) & 3] - Bb BASS
Gregson
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales & Exercises
2. Sound at Sight
3. Aural Tests
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