ABRSM Clarinet Grade 7 (2018-2021)

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

Grade 7 Scales
ABRSM Clarinet Scales Grades 6-8

Grade 7 Sight-reading
ABRSM Clarinet Specimen Sight-Reading, Grades 6-8

Grade 7 Aurals
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 7 (book only)
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 7 (book and CD)
ABRSM Aural Training in Practice, Grades 6-8 (book and CD)

Grade 7 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 7 (clarinet and piano, with audio downloads)

List A
1 Hurlstone Scherzo (No. 4 from Four Characteristic Pieces)
2 Lefèvre Rondeau (3rd movt from Sonata No. 10)
3 Schumann Romance (No. 1 from Three Romances, Op. 94)
4 Brahms Trio Movement (from Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Op. 114), arr. Allen Brahms: Trio Movement for Clarinet (Emerson)
5 Brahms Vivace (4th movt from Sonata in F minor, Op. 120 No. 1) Brahms: Sonatas, Op. 120 (Henle) or Brahms: Sonata in F minor, Op. 120 No. 1 (Wiener Urtext)
6 Chopin Nocturne in E♭, Op. 9 No. 2, trans. Dangain (Billaudot)
7 Mozart Church Sonata No. 17 in B♭, K. 336, arr. Ettlinger observing cadenza No. 4 from Mozart Four Church Sonatas (Boosey & Hawkes)
8 Saint-Saëns Allegretto (1st movt from Sonata in E♭, Op. 167) (Henle or Durand) or The Chester Clarinet Anthology (Chester)
9 C. Stamitz Rondo: Poco allegro (3rd movt from Concerto No. 10 in B♭)(Sikorski–Music Sales)
10 Stanford Allegretto scherzando (No. 3 from Three Intermezzi, Op. 13) Stanford: Three Intermezzi, Op. 13 (Chester)

List B
1 John Blood The Dreamer (No. 3 from City People)
2 Paul Lewis Sérénade populaire gliss. optional
3 Ravel Pièce en forme d’Habañera
4 M. Arnold Allegro non troppo (No. 5 from English Dances, Set II, Op. 33), arr. Harris (Lengnick)
5 Brian Chapple Allegro giocoso (No. 1 from A Bit of a Blow) (Bosworth)
6 Mike Cornick Allegro (3rd movt from Sonata for Clarinet)(Reedimensions)
7 Dankworth Pavane (2nd movt from Suite for Emma) observing printed ad lib.(Chester) or The Chester Clarinet Anthology (Chester)
8 Roxanna Panufnik LOLlaby (Peters)
9 Poulenc Romanza (2nd movt from Sonata for Clarinet) Poulenc: Sonata for Clarinet (Chester) or The Chester Clarinet Anthology (Chester)
10 James Rae Off to the Nelson! (3rd movt from Southwold Sonatina)(Reedimensions)

List C
1 Backofen Allegro con spirito (from Anweisung zur Clarinette)
2 Chris Gumbley Off and Back On
3 Philip Sparke Swiss Mountain Air (No. 22 from Super Studies for Clarinet)
4 Rob Buckland Brazilian Walk Solo Clarinet, Book 1 (Astute Music)
5 Dessein Marionettes No. 70 from More Graded Studies for Clarinet, Book 2 (Faber)
6 C. Rose Study in A No. 61 from More Graded Studies for Clarinet, Book 2 (Faber)
7 Roger Purcell Now Get This! (No. 53 from Scaling the Heights) Roger Purcell: Scaling the Heights (Astute Music)
8 James Rae Tongue Twister or Hocus Pocus (No. 36 or No. 38 from 38 More Modern Studies for Solo Clarinet)(Universal)
9 Uhl Study No. 6 or Study No. 20 (from 48 Studies for Clarinet, Book 1) (Schott)
10 Nigel Wood Balletico (No. 2 from Six Exotic Studies for Solo Clarinet) (Saxtet Publications)

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