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Grade Exam Music

This product includes pieces featured in grade exams. Click on a grade to view the full syllabus.

ABRSM Double Bass 2020-2023-4
ABRSM Double Bass from 2024-4
LCM Double Bass 1
Trinity College London Double Bass 2020-2023Initial  

Sheila Nelson's award winning teaching approach available in a clearly structured progressive method covering all stringed instruments. The Essential String Method develops the pupil as a musician as well as an instrumentalist right from the start through an integrated programme of games, activities, songs and pieces. Developed by Sheila Nelson (violin), Cathy Elliott (Double Bass), Gerald Howard (Cello) and Adrian Thorne (musicianship).


Cowboy Chorus (Nelson)
Cuckoo Round (Elliott)
Dancing Partners (Elliott)
Echo Duet (Nelson)
Fed Up (Nelson)
Frere Jacques
Goosey Goosey Gander (Elliott)
Have a Good Time (Nelson)
Hurricane Bill (Elliott)
I am a River (Nelson)
Kangaroo Dance (Elliott)
Lavender's Blue (Elliott)
Let's Have a Holiday (Elliott)
Magic Polka (Nelson)
March of the Alligators (Elliott)
Marching Scale (Nelson)
Mix-and-Match (Elliott)
Moravian Carol (Nelson)
Old MacDonald (Nelson)
On the Beat (Elliott)
Rondo Duo (Elliott)
Seesaw (Elliott)
Sombreros (Elliott)
Swan Song (Elliott)
There's a hole in my Bucket (Elliott)
Ticking Clocks (Elliott)
Twinkle Duet (Elliott)
Two Little Blackbirds (Elliott)
Waltzing Scale (York)

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