ABRSM Flute Grade 3 (2018-2021)

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

Grade 3 Scales and Sight-Reading
ABRSM Flute Scales & Arpeggios and Sight-Reading, Grades 1-5

Grade 3 Aurals
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grades 1-3 (book only)
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grades 1-3 (book and CD)
ABRSM Aural Training in Practice, Grades 1-3 (book and CD)

Grade 3 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 Flute Exam Pieces books:

ABRSM Flute Exam Pack Grade 3 (includes the Grade 3 Scales and Sight-Reading in addition to the pieces)
ABRSM Flute Exam Pieces Grade 3 (pieces only)

List A
1 J. S. Bach Menuet (6th movt from Suite in B minor, BWV 1067) observing 1st repeat
2 Trad. Irish The Irish Washerwoman, arr. Blackwell
3 Mozart Alla Turca (3rd movt from Piano Sonata in A, K. 331), arr. Bullard
4 Eisel Andante or Paisanne (1st or 2nd movt from Divertimento in D minor) Classical Music for Children for Flute (Schott)
5 Grieg Norwegian Dance, Op. 35 No. 2, arr. Lawrance Winner Scores All for Flute (Brass Wind )
6 Handel Presto (4th movt from Sonata in G minor, HWV 360, Op. 1 No. 2) Handel: 11 Sonatas for Flute (Bärenreiter) or Handel: Flute Sonatas, Vol. 1 (Emerson)
7 Mozart Symphony No. 40: 1st movement, arr. Wedgwood Up-Grade! Flute Grades 2–3 (Faber)
8 Offenbach Champagne Song (from La Vie Parisienne), arr. McDowall Harlequin, Book 1 (Cramer)
9 Shield Old Towler, arr. Emerson An English Garland, Vol. 1 (Emerson)
10 Vivaldi Air (1st movt from Sonata in C, RV 48) First Repertoire Pieces for Flute (Boosey & Hawkes)

List B
1 Paul Desmond Take Five, arr. Huws Jones
2 Guy-Claude Luypaerts Cinq Sets (from Deux pièces pour flûte et piano)
3 Mark Nightingale From Ragtime to Riches (No. 13 from Lucky Dip for Flute)
4 J. Barry You Only Live Twice, arr. Hart Hartbeat (Brass Wind)
5 Keith Bartlett Happy Go Lucky (from Just for Fun! for Flute)(UMP)
6 Gershwin I got plenty of nothin’ (from Porgy and Bess), arr. Harris Easy Gershwin for Flute (OUP)
7 Alan Haughton Stroll On (from Fun Club for Flute, Grade 2–3) Alan Haughton: Fun Club for Flute, Grade 2–3 (Kevin Mayhew)
8 Mark Tanner Gerbil’s Great Escape (from Creature Comforts,Grades 1–3)(Spartan Press)
9 Pam Wedgwood Scale-Learning Blues! Up-Grade! Flute Grades 2–3 (Faber)
10 John Williams Hedwig’s Theme and Mr Longbottom Flies (from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s/ Philosopher’s Stone), arr. Harris Play Hollywood for Flute (Faber)

List C
1 Leplus Study in D minor (from 30 Mélodies gracieusesen forme d’études composées pour flûte seule, Op. 10)
2 Philip Sparke Romany Song (No. 18 from Skilful Studies for Flute)
3 Lynne Williams On and Off Blues (No. 29 from Thirty One Two Three Flute Studies)
4 Sally Adams Tarantella No. 21 from More Graded Studies for Flute, Book 1 (Faber)
5 Bizet, arr. Hunt Carmen’s Song (from Fantasia on Carmen) A Bizet Notebook for Solo Flute (Spartan Press)
6 Alan Bullard Romantic Flute or Cool Flute (No. 16 or No. 17 from Fifty for Flute, Book 1)(ABRSM)
7 Oliver Ledbury Yesterday’s Song or Waltzer (from Flute Salad)(Brass Wind)
8 Helen Madden Playing Catch Up (No. 11 from 20 Fantastic Flute Studies (Spartan Press)
9 Mark Nightingale Of Mice and Keys
or Search Engine (No. 12 or No. 14 from Jazz@Etudes for Flute)(Warwick Music)
10 James Rae Distant Shores (No. 6 from 42 More Modern Studies for Solo Flute)(Universal)

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