ABRSM Guitar Grade 2 from 2019

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

Grade 2 Scales
ABRSM Guitar Scales Grade 2

Grade 2 Sight-reading
ABRSM Guitar Specimen Sight-Reading Grade 2
Additional sight reading resource – Grade 2

Grade 2 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 2 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 Guitar Exam Pieces book: Candidates may perform up to two of their three pieces accompanied by another guitar where indicated with a ?.

ABRSM Guitar Exam Pieces Grade 2 (book only)
ABRSM Guitar Exam Pieces Grade 2 (book and CD)

1 Dowland Mr Dowland’s Midnight, arr. Batchelar
2 Trad. Irish , The Meeting of the Waters, arr. Wright
3 ? Trad. Spanish Ines, arr. Bonell
4 Anon. Chanson from Repertoire progressif, Vol.1 observing repeat
5 Visee Menuet, arr. Gagnon Repertoire progressif, Vol. 1
6 Arbeau Pavane (from Orchesographie) from Time Pieces for Guitar, Vol. 1 observing repeats
7 Frescobaldi Aria detta la Frescobalda (from Il secondo libro di toccate), arr. Batchelar & Wright from: Time Pieces for Guitar, Vol. 1
8 ? Handel Minuet, arr. Wright from
One + One , Vol. 1:
pupils part and
One + One Vol 1: teacher’s score
9 de Ribayaz Gaitas, arr Yates
from: Graded Repertoire for Guitar, Book 1
10 Vivaldi Spring (from The Four Seasons), arr. Burden:
from Making the Grade, Guitar Grade 2

1 Carulli Allegretto grazioso No. 25 from: Methode complete, Op. 241), arr. Wright
2 Schubert The Trout, arr. Wright
3 ? Carcassi Andantino No. 4 from:  Le nouveau papillon Op.5), arr. Wright
4 Aguado Andantino: from: Romantic Guitar Anthology, Vol 1 observing repeats
5 M. Giuliani Écossaise in A minor (No. 10 from 12 Ecossaises, Op. 33)
No. 22 from Répertoire progressif, Vol. 1 (Les Productions d’Oz) or
The Guitarist’s Hour, Vol. 1 (Schott)
6 Brahms Wiegenlied (from Fünf Lieder, Op. 49), arr. Hegel
Easy Concert Pieces for Guitar, Vol. 1 (Schott) or
Classical Music for Children for Guitar, book only, book with cd (Schott)
7 N. Coste Study in C No. 3 from Romantic Guitar Anthology, Vol. 1 (Schott)
8 ? Reinecke A Fairy Tale (from Sonatina in A minor, Op. 127a No. 6), arr. Wright
One + One, Vol. 2: pupil’s part (Chanterelle) and
One + One, Vol. 2: teacher’s score (Chanterelle)
9 ?Schubert Serenade (from An den Mond, D. 259), arr. Kenyon <;”=”https://chimesmusic.com/sheet-music/fretted-strings-music/guitar/guitar-tutors/abc-guitar/”>ABC Guitar (Jacaranda Music)
10 Sor Leçon in C (No. 2 from Introduction à l’étude de la guitare, Op. 60)
Sor: Introductory Studies, Op. 60 (Schott) or
No. 18 from <6ff;”=”https://chimesmusic.com/sheet-music/fretted-strings-music/guitar/guitar-albums/repertoire-progressif-volume-1/”>Répertoire progressif, Vol. 1 (Les Productions d’Oz) or
Sor: The Complete Studies (Chanterelle) or
Sor: The Complete Studies, Lessons, and Exercises (Tecla Editions)

1 Bart Howard Fly me to the moon, arr. James
2 Manus Noble Highland Spirit
3 ? Vincent Lindsey-Clark Up and Over
4 Gareth Glyn Gimme Five Solo Now! Preparatory Book (Chanterelle)
5 Peter Wrieden Stanton Moor observing repeat Solo Now! Preparatory Book (Chanterelle)
6 ?Lennon & McCartney Here, There and Everywhere, arr. Batchelar & Wright Time Pieces for Guitar, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
7 Richard Wright Ballroom Blues Time Pieces for Guitar, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
8 Colin Tommis Has Anyone Seen My Other Shoe? (No. 6 from Crossing the Divide) Colin Tommis: Crossing the Divide (Les Productions d’Oz)
9 Trad. Argentinian A que has venido, forastero, arr. Rivoal Chansons et danses d’Amérique latine, Vol. A (Lemoine)
10 Jaime Zenamon Soñando (No. 3 from Epigramme) Graded Repertoire for Guitar, Book 1 (Mel Bay)

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