Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Violin 2016-2019
Grade:7

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. Allegro (1st movt) from Sonata in A op. 30 no. 1
Beethoven
2. Air Varié on a theme by Donizetti op. 89 no. 4
Dancla
3. Largo & Allegro (3rd & 4th movts) from Sonata no. 5 in A
Handel
4. Allegro con spirito (1st movt) from Sonata KV301 in G major
Mozart
5. Gigue from Partita 3 in E major BWV1006
J S Bach
6. Sonata no. 4 BWV1017, 2nd movt: Allegro
J S Bach
7. Sonata no. 3, 1st & 2nd movts
Geminiani
8. Intrada
Moffat
9. Sonata in Bb major KV378, 4th movt
Mozart
10. Souvenir de Sarasate
Potstock
11. Dolce & Allegro from Fantasia no. 7 in Eb TWV40:20*
Telemann
Group BAvailable In
1. Bolero
Bohm
2. Adoration
Borowski
3. Bolero (from 5 Morceaux Caracteristiques op. 51)
Hubay
4. Eglogue II
Stravinsky
5. Mélodie from Souvenir d'un Lieu Cher op. 42
Tchaikovsky
6. Vidui from Baal Shem
Bloch
7. Sonata in E, 1st movt
Hindemith
8. Sicilienne and Rigaudon
Kreisler
9. Rhythmic Study no. 2
Martinu
10. No. 1 from Aus der Heimat
Smetana
11. Gavotta con due Variazioni from Suite Italienne
Stravinsky
Orchestral extractsAvailable In
1. Russlan and Ludmilla [Overture], page 37 (14 bars before fig. I to 1st note of 5 bars after fig. K)
Glinka
1. Pictures at an Exhibition [6. Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuÿle], page 26 (entire extract)
Moussorgsky, orch. Ravel
2. Egmont [Overture], page 38 (bar 25 to 1st note of bar 58)
Beethoven
2. Pulcinella Suite [4. Tarantella], page 34 (5th bar of fig. 53 to 1st note of 2 bars before fig. 56)
Stravinsky
3. Scheherazade [IV], page 20 (7th bar of fig. M to fig. N)
Rimsky-Korsakoff
3. Symphony no. 2 [III], page 6 (bars 277 to 293)
Sibelius
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales, Arpeggios & Studies
2. Sight Reading
3. Aural Tests