ABRSM Flute Grade 8 (2018-2021)

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

Grade 8 Scales
ABRSM Flute Scales Grades 6-8

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

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

Grade 8 Pieces
One piece must be chosen from each of Lists A, B and C:

List A
1 C. P. E. Bach Rondo: Presto (2nd movt from Sonata in G (Hamburg), Wq. 133) Querflötenmusik aus drei Jahrhunderten (DVfM) or C. P. E. Bach: Hamburg Sonata in G (Schott)
2 J. S. Bach Adagio ma non tanto and Allegro (1st and 2nd movts from Sonata in E, BWV 1035) Baroque Flute Pieces, Book 5 (ABRSM) or J. S. Bach: Four Sonatas for Flute (Bärenreiter) or The Chester Flute Anthology (Chester)
3 Devienne Allegro (1st movt from Sonata in E minor, Op. 58 No. 1) (IMC)
4 R. Galli Divertimento: Una follia a Roma, di F. Ricci, Op. 260 starting at b. 89 19th Century Italian Music for Flute (Bärenreiter)
5 Mozart Allegro (1st movt from Quartet No. 1 in D, K. 285) (Universal)
6 Mozart Allegro aperto or Rondeau: Allegro (1st or 3rd movt from Concerto No. 2 in D, K. 314) (Breitkopf & Härtel or Henle or Bärenreiter)
7 A. E. Müller Allegretto con variazioni (3rd movt from Concerto in E minor, Op. 19) omitting Var. 4 (Edition HH)
8 Quantz Arioso and alla Forlana mà Presto (2nd and 3rd movts from Sonata No. 277 in D) Quantz: Flute Sonatas, Vol. 1 (Uppernote Publications)
9 Ranish Adagio and Allegro (1st and 2nd movts from Sonata in B minor, Op. 2 No. 3) (OUP)
10 Rossini Andante and Polonaise Romantic Miniatures for Flute, Vol. 2 (Schott)

List B
1 Albéniz Sevilla, arr. Hedges observing 8va in bb. 104–108 Albéniz: Sevilla for Flute (Emerson)
2 Chopin Waltz in B minor, Op. 69 No. 2, trans. Zanke Chopin for Flute and Piano, Book 1 (PWM)
3 Ian Clarke Hypnosis (IC Music) or Ian Clarke: Three Pieces for Flute (IC Music)
4 Fauré Allegro (from Fantaisie, Op. 79) Fauré: Fantaisie, Op. 79 (Chester or Schott) or The Chester Flute Anthology (Chester)
5 Edward Gregson Fertility Dance (No. 2 from Aztec Dances for Flute) extended techniques optional (Novello)
6 Paul Lewis Sérénade populaire for Flute (Schott)
7 Martinů Allegro moderato (1st movt from First Sonata for Flute) (AMP) or The Chester Flute Anthology (Chester)
8 Poulenc Allegretto malincolico or Presto giocoso (1st or 3rd movt from Sonata for Flute) (Chester)
9 James Rae Aquarelle (1st movt from Sonatina for Flute) (Reedimensions)
10 Roussel Pan (No. 1 from Joueurs de flûte, Op. 27) (Henle)

List C
1 Sally Adams Sea Echo No. 75 from More Graded Studies for Flute, Book 2 (Faber)
2 E. Köhler Study in D minor No. 76 from More Graded Studies for Flute, Book 2 (Faber)
3 C. P. E. Bach Allegro (3rd movt from Sonata in A minor for Solo Flute, Wq. 132), Wq. 132 (Bärenreiter or Ricordi)
4 J. S. Bach Prelude (1st movt from Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008), arr. Southworth J. S. Bach: Suites No. 1, BWV 1007 and No. 2, BWV 1008 for Flute (Astute Music)
5 Christopher Ball Pan Overheard (No. 2 from Invocations of Pan) glissandi optional (Emerson)
6 Rob Buckland Changing Times Changing Times for Solo Flute (Astute Music)
7 Fürstenau Valse de Schubert ‘Beethovens SehnsuchtsWalzer’, Op. 71 No. 1 Articulation for Flute (Schott)
8 John La Montaine Jaunty (2nd movt from Sonata for Solo Flute, Op. 24)(Broude Brothers)
9 James Rae Rocket Science (No. 42 from 42 More Modern Studies for Solo Flute) (Universal)
10 Hilary Taggart Kerry (No. 14 from Pictures) (Hunt Edition)

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