ABRSM Guitar Grade 3 from 2019

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

Grade 3 Sight-reading
ABRSM Guitar Specimen Sight-Reading Grade 1-8
Additional sight reading resource – Grade 3

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 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 3 (book only)
ABRSM Guitar Exam Pieces Grade 3 (book and CD)

LIST A
1 Molinaro Saltarello del predetto ballo (from Intavolatura di liuto libro primo), arr. Wright Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 3 (ABRSM)
2 Trad. Breton Tri Martolod, arr. Snowden Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 3 (ABRSM)
3? Stolzel Air Italien (2nd movt from Partita in G minor), arr. Wright Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 3 (ABRSM)
4 Anon. English Grimstock, arr. Dodds 10 English Pieces (Capriol)
5 Anon. English The Coventry Carol, arr. Yates Graded Repertoire for Guitar, Book 1 (Mel Bay)
6 Anon. English What if a Day, arr. Ansorge & Szordikowski No. 9 from My First Concert for Guitar (Schott, book only, book with CD )
7 Dowland Orlando Sleepeth, arr. Yates Graded Repertoire for Guitar, Book 2 (Mel Bay)
8? C. Graupner Bourree, arr. Wright
One + One, Vol. 2: pupil’s part (Chanterelle) and
One + One, Vol. 2: teacher’s score (Chanterelle)
9? RameauMusette en rondeau, arr. Wright
One + One, Vol. 2: pupil’s part (Chanterelle) and
One + One, Vol. 2: teacher’s score (Chanterelle)
10 Logy Sarabande, arr. Wright The Baroque Book (Chanterelle)

LIST B
1 Mertz Andante (No. 6 from Schule fur die Guitare)Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 3 (ABRSM)
2 Trad. Welsh Suo Gân, arr. Goss Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 3 (ABRSM)
3? Mozart Menuetto (4th movt from Divertimento No. 1, K.Anh. 229/439b), arr. Storry observing 1st repeat Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 3 (ABRSM)
4 Carcassi Valse (No. 7 from Methode complete pour la guitare, (Part 3), Op. 59) The Classical Book (Chanterelle)
5 Diabelli Andante (No. 16 from 30 Very Easy Exercises, Op. 39) Classical Music for Children for Guitar (Schott) Book only, book and CD
6 J. Ferrer Leccion 16 (from Metodo para guitarra) Time Pieces for Guitar, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
7? Gounod Funeral March of a Marionette, arr. Batchelar & Wright Time Pieces for Guitar, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
8 Kuffner Arietta in A observing repeats
The Guitarist’s Progress, Book 1 (Garden Music) or
The Guitarist’s Hour, Vol. 1 (Schott)
9 Sor Andantino (No. 2 from 24 exercices tres faciles, Op. 35) P. 19 from
The Guitarist’s Hour, Vol. 1 (Schott) or
Sor: The Complete Studies (Chanterelle) or
Sor: The Complete Studies, Lessons, and Exercises (Tecla Editions)
10? Tchaikovsky Sweet Reveries (No. 21 from Album for the Young, Op. 39), arr. Wright
One + One, Vol. 2: pupil’s part (Chanterelle) and
One + One, Vol. 2: teacher’s score (Chanterelle)

LIST C
1 David Cottam Peppermint Rag Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 3 (ABRSM)
2 Tim Pells Celtic Blue Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 3 (ABRSM)
3? Arlen & Harburg Over the Rainbow (from The Wizard of Oz), arr. Batchelar Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 3 (ABRSM)
4 Leo Brouwer Etude No. 5 (from Etudes simples)
Leo Brouwer: Etudes simples, Vol. 1 (Eschig) or
Leo Brouwer: Oeuvres pour guitare (Eschig)
5 Stephen Goss Aeolian Harp Solo Now! Vol. 2 (Chanterelle)
6 Vincent Lindsey-Clark Vals Navarra (No. 5 from Simply Spanish) Vincent Lindsey-Clark: Simply Spanish (Montague Music)
7? Rodgers & Hammerstein My Favorite Things (from The Sound of Music), arr. Batchelar & Wright Time Pieces for Guitar, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
8 Peter Wrieden The Acrobat Time Pieces for Guitar, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
9 Gary Ryan Russian Bear (No. 7 from Scenes for Guitar, Book 1) Gary Ryan: Scenes for Guitar, Book 1 (Camden Music)
10? Trad. Mexican La Llorona, arr. Rivoal Chansons et danses d’Amerique latine, Vol. A (Lemoine)

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