ABRSM Organ Grade 6

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

Grade 5 Scales
ABRSM Organ Scales Grades 1-8

Grade 5 Sight-reading
ABRSM Organ Specimen Sight-Reading Grades 1-8
Additional Sight Reading Resources

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

LIST A
1 J. S. Bach Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag, BWV 629 or Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 (Orgelbüchlein). Complete editions: Bärenreiter Vol. 1 (BA 5171) or Breitkopf & Härtel Vol. 7 (EB 6587) or No. 15 or No. 30 from Peters Vol. 5 (EP 244)
2 J. S. Bach Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727. Complete editions: Bärenreiter Vol. 3 (BA 5173) or Breitkopf & Härtel Vol. 9 (EB 6589) or No. 27 from Peters Vol. 5 (EP 244)
3 C. Gibbons Verse for the (Double) Organ Oxford Service Music for Organ, Manuals only Book 2 (OUP)
4 L. Marchand Basse de trompette Oxford Service Music for Organ, Manuals only Book 2 (OUP)
5 J. C. Kittel Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit. Oxford Service Music for Organ, Manuals and Pedals Book 2 (OUP)
6 Lübeck Fugue (p. 49): from Praeambulum in F. No. 5 from Lübeck Complete Organ Works (Breitkopf & Härtel EB 8824)
7 Scheidt Komm, Gott Schöpfer, heiliger Geist. The Church Year (Cramer)
8 D. Strunck Primus Versus from: Magnificat noni toni – Meine Seele erhebet den Herren. No. 3 from D. Strunck Complete Organ Works (Schott ED 20025)

LIST B
1 W. T. Best My soul, praise the Lord or O praise the Lord with one consent. Incognita Organo, Vol. 13: S. S. Wesley & W. T. Best Chorale Preludes (Harmonia XHU3289)
2 Dienel Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren or Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten: No. 18 or No. 39 from 43 Chorale Preludes, Op. 52 (Willemsen XWIL714)
3 Grieg Norwegian Dance No. 2 (Op. 35 No. 2). A Grieg Organ Album, arr. Eva (OUP)
4 Guilmant Lamento (Op. 90 No. 4). A Graded Anthology for Organ, Book 5 (Cramer)
5 Massenet Prelude in C. Oxford Service Music for Organ, Manuals and Pedals Book 2 (OUP)
6 Oley Der Tag ist hin, mein Jesu bey mir bleibe. The Church Year (Cramer)
7 Reubke Trio in Eb. Oxford Service Music for Organ, Manuals and Pedals Book 2 (OUP) or Reubke Organ Works (Wiener Urtext UT 50243)
8 R. Vierne Intermezzo. A Graded Romantic French Anthology for Organ, Book 2 (Cramer)

LIST C
1 Demessieux Attende Domine: from Twelve Choral Preludes on Gregorian Chant Themes (Alfred—Summy-Birchard 0603)
2 Eben Variation 3: from Kleine Choralpartita über ‘O Jesu, all mein Leben bist Du’ (Universal UE 17162)
3 Geoffray O quam suavis A Graded Anthology for Organ, Book 5 (Cramer)
4 C. S. Lang Tuba Tune in D, Op. 15 A Graded Anthology for Organ, Book 5 (Cramer)(also available separately: Cramer)
5 Langlais Pasticcio: No. 10 from Organ Book (Elkan-Vogel)
6 N. Rawsthorne Fanfare for Francis. (Banks FJ1917)
7 Lucie Robert-Diessel Lied. Female Composers: 22 Organ Pieces (Schott ED 9741)
8 Schroeder Es ist ein Ros entsprungen: No. 2 from Orgelchoräle im Kirchenjahr (Schott ED 5426)

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