Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Violin 2016-2019
Grade:6

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.

RecordingsAvailable In
Selected Exam Pieces

Pieces (select one from each list)

Group AAvailable In
1. Preludio: Allegro (1st movt) from Suite op. 3 no. 4
Jones
2. Grazioso (2nd movt) from Sonata in A op. 4 no. 5
Leduc
3. Danse Paysanne
Moffat
4. Allegro (1st movt) from Sonata in E minor KV304
Mozart
5. Sonata no. 1, 2nd movt: Allegro
Geminiani
6. Madrigal Stanza no. 1
Martinu
7. Sonata in A minor op. 4 no. 1, Siciliana & Allegro
Stanley
8. Giga from Sonata no. 6 in A major
Telemann
9. Sonata in G minor RV28, 2nd movt
Vivaldi
Group BAvailable In
1. Invitation to the Dance
Hungarian trad., arr. Waterfield & Kraemer
2. Pastoral
Hurlstone
3. Intermezzo from Cavaliera Rusticana
Mascagni
4. Hora-Hatikvah from Israeli Concerto
Perlman
5. Waltz from Sonata [double stops in bars 54-55 may be omitted]
Thomson
6. An Evening in the Village
Bartók, arr. Tibor
7. America
Bernstein, arr. Boyd
8. Allegro from Sonata in D op. 1 no. 10
Leclair
9. Mrs Linklater's Tune (final Allegro only)
Maxwell Davies
10. Vocalise op. 34 no. 14
Rachmaninov, arr. Sillito
11. Berceuse sur le nom de Gabriel Fauré [bars 47-52: G string optional]
Ravel
Orchestral extractsAvailable In
1. Symphony no. 2 [IV Finale], page 7 (bar 1 to 1st note of bar 25)
Sibelius
1. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg [Overture], page 24 (bars 97 to 100)
Wagner
2. Egmont [Overture], page 39 (bar 309 to 1st note of bar 317)
Beethoven
2. Appalachian Spring Suite, page 49 (fig. 24 to 1st note of fig. 25)
Copland
3. Egmont [Overture], page 39 (bar 287 to 1st note of bar 301)
Beethoven
3. Pulcinella Suite [8b. Finale], page 35 (two bars before fig. 105 to fig. 107)
Stravinsky
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales, Arpeggios & Studies
2. Sight Reading
3. Aural Tests