ABRSM Clarinet Grade 6 (2018-2021)

ABRSM LogoPlease use the links below to find the titles recommended in the ABRSM Exam Syllabus:

Grade 6 Scales
ABRSM Clarinet Scales Grades 6-8

Grade 6 Sight-reading
ABRSM Clarinet Specimen Sight-Reading, Grades 6-8

Grade 6 Aurals
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 6 (book only)
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 6 (book and CD)
ABRSM Aural Training in Practice, Grades 6-8 (book and CD)

Grade 6 Pieces
One piece must be chosen from each of Lists A, B and C. Please note that the first three pieces in each list are found in the ABRSM Clarinet Exam Pieces book:

ABRSM Clarinet Exam Pieces Grade 6 (clarinet and piano, with audio downloads)

List A
1 Debussy La fille aux cheveux de lin (No. 8 from Préludes, Book 1), arr. Bullard
2 Stanford Intermezzo (No. 2 from Three Intermezzi, Op. 13)
3 Vanhal Adagio (2nd movt from Sonata in B-, W. XIa:27)
4 Bassi Nocturne Solos for Clarinet (Carl Fischer)
5 Handel Giga (from Sonata in F, Op. 1 No. 1), arr. Schmidt Solos for Clarinet (Carl Fischer)
6 Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5, WoO 1/1, arr. Mauz Classical Highlights for Clarinet (Schott)
7 Bruch Andante tranquillo and Allegro non troppo (Nos 2 and 3 from Swedish Dances, Op. 63), arr. Magistrelli Bruch: Swedish Dances, Op. 63 (Musica Rara)
8 L. Kozeluch Poco adagio (2nd movt from Concerto in E♭) (Kunzelmann)
9 Mozart Church Sonata No. 2 in B♭, K. 68, arr. Ettlinger No. 1 from Mozart Four Church Sonatas (Boosey & Hawkes)
10 Tartini, arr. Jacob Grave and Allegro molto (1st and 2nd movts from Concertino) (Boosey & Hawkes)

List B
1 Brian Chapple Spanish Brandy (No. 4 from Ebony & Ivory)
2 Finzi Prelude (No. 1 from Five Bagatelles)
3 Rodgers & Hart Blue Moon, arr. Churchill
4 M. Arnold Con brio (No. 1 from English Dances, Set II, Op. 33), arr. Harris (Lengnick)
5 J. Collis Jackson’s Island (2nd movt from Tom Sawyer Suite) (Boosey & Hawkes)
6 A. Cooke Alla Marcia A. Cooke: Alla Marcia (Emerson)
7 Gershwin Promenade (Walking the Dog), arr. Denwood, for Clarinet (Emerson)
8 Paul Harvey Jollipop (No. 2 from Three Harveynian Showpieces) bends & gliss. optional (Reedimensions)
9 James Rae Sole Bay (1st movt from Southwold Sonatina) (Reedimensions)
10 Raybould The Wistful Shepherd (Boosey & Hawkes)

List C
1 Demnitz Chord Study in A- (from Elementary School for Clarinet)
2 Rachmaninoff Variations 3 and 4 (from Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43), arr. Denwood
3 Jeffery Wilson Fast (No. 3 from Three Jazz Studies)
4 Rob Buckland Squaring the Circle Solo Clarinet, Book 1 (Astute Music)
5 Chris Gumbley Lift-off (from Solo Flight for Clarinet)(Brass Wind)
6 Lange Study in C No. 58 from More Graded Studies for Clarinet, Book 2 (Faber)
7 I. Müller Study in G minor No. 51 from More Graded Studies for Clarinet, Book 2 (Faber)
8 Roger Purcell Scotch on the Rocks bends optional or Hoe-Down observing repeats (No. 44 or No. 59 from Scaling the Heights) (Astute Music)
9 James Rae The Funkmeister (No. 30 from 38 More Modern Studies for Solo Clarinet)(Universal)
10 Nigel Wood Jab Jab (No. 1 from Six Exotic Studies for Solo Clarinet) (Saxtet Publications)

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