ABRSM Guitar Grade 5 from 2019

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

Grade 5 Scales
ABRSM Guitar Scales Grade 1-5

Grade 5 Sight-reading
ABRSM Guitar Specimen Sight-Reading Grade 1-8
Additional sight reading resource – Grade 5

Grade 5 Aurals
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grades 4-5 (book only)
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grades 4-5 (book and CD)
ABRSM Aural Training in Practice, Grades 4-5 (book and CD)

Grade 5 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 5 (book only)
ABRSM Guitar Exam Pieces Grade 5 (book and CD)

LIST A
1 Anon. Musette, BWV Anh. II 126, arr. Batchelar Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 5 (ABRSM)
2 Visée Gigue (from Pièces de théorbe et de luth), trans. Ryan Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 5 (ABRSM)
3 ? Robinson Twenty Ways Upon the Bells (from The Schoole of Musicke), arr. Susans Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 5 (ABRSM)
4 Anon. Villanelle in A, arr. Scheit Renaissance Dances (Universal)
5 J. S. Bach Bourrée I (from Suite No. 3 in G, BWV 1009), arr. Wright J. S. Bach: Cello Suites 1–4 (Cadenza Music)
6 Baron Sarabande, arr. Wright ornaments optional The Baroque Book (Chanterelle)
7 Telemann Gigue, arr. Wright The Baroque Book (Chanterelle)
8 Vincent Lindsey-Clark Sonata Scarlatta (from Simply Baroque) Vincent Lindsey-Clark: Simply Baroque (Montague Music)
9 ? Pilkington Echo for Two Lutes, arr. Hegel Duets for Fun: Guitars (Schott)
10 Visée Sarabande (from Suite in D minor), arr. Scheit Visée: Suite in D minor (Universal)

LIST B
1 M. Giuliani Andantino (No. 4 from Bagatelle, Op. 73) Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 5 (ABRSM)
2 Trad. Irish, adapted Samuel Danny Boy, arr. Wright Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 5 (ABRSM)
3 ?attrib. Tárrega Tango, arr. Sanderson Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 5 (ABRSM)
4 Carcassi Étude in F (No. 16 from 25 études, Op. 60)
Carcassi: 25 études mélodiques progressives, Op. 60 (Chanterelle) or
Carcassi: 25 Etudes for Guitar, Op. 60 (Tecla Editions) or
No. 21 from The Classical Book (Chanterelle)
5 N. Coste Leçon in D minor No. 27 from The Classical Book (Chanterelle)
6 J. Ferrer Ejercicio in E minor (No. 7 from Colección 3a de ejercicios) J. Ferrer: Charme de la nuit (Faber)
7 ?Grieg Waltz (No. 2 from Lyric Pieces, Op. 12), arr. Wright
One + One, Vol. 3: pupil’s part (Chanterelle) and
One + One, Vol. 3: teacher’s score (Chanterelle)
8 Mertz Allegretto (No. 15 from Schule für die Guitare) Time Pieces for Guitar, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
9 Tárrega Prelude ‘Lágrima’ Time Pieces for Guitar, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
10 Sor Allegretto (No. 22 from 24 exercices très faciles, Op. 35)
Romantic Guitar Anthology, Vol. 3 (Schott) or
Sor: The Complete Studies (Chanterelle) or
Sor: The Complete Studies, Lessons, and Exercises (Tecla Editions)

LIST C
1 Paul Desmond Take Five, arr. James Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 5 (ABRSM)
2 Tatiana Stachak Carmen (Tango Waltz) (from Invitation to the Waltz) Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 5 (ABRSM)
3 ?Laura Snowden The Snow Globe Guitar Exam Pieces from 2019, Grade 5 (ABRSM)
4 Leo Brouwer Étude No. 6 (from Études simples)
Leo Brouwer: Études simples, Vol. 2 (Eschig) or
Leo Brouwer: Oeuvres pour guitare (Eschig)
5 David Cottam Campanella Prelude Zebramusic (ESG Music)
6 Gerald Garcia Étude No. 3 (from 25 études esquisses) Gerald Garcia: 25 études esquisses (Mel Bay)
7 Guinga Senhorinhaguitar-volume-2/”>Time Pieces for Guitar, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
8 Henderson & Dixon Bye Bye Blackbird, arr. Batchelar & Wright Time Pieces for Guitar, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
9 Piazzolla Vuelvo al sur, arr. Ryan Play Piazzolla (Boosey & Hawkes)
10? Trad. Brazilian Tutu maramba, arr. Rivoal observing repeat Chansons et danses d’Amérique latine, Vol. E (Lemoine)

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