ABRSM Organ Grade 7

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

Grade 7 Scales
ABRSM Organ Scales Grades 1-8

Grade 7 Sight-reading
ABRSM Organ Specimen Sight-Reading Grades 1-8

Grade 7 Aurals
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 7 (book only)
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 7 (book and CD)
ABRSM Aural Training in Practice, Grades 6-8 (book and CD)

Grade 7 Pieces
One piece must be chosen from each of Lists A, B and C

LIST A
1 J. S. Bach In dir ist Freude, BWV 615 (Orgelbüchlein). Complete editions: Bärenreiter Vol. 1 (BA 5171) or Breitkopf & Härtel Vol. 7 (EB 6587) or No. 34 from Peters Vol. 5 (EP 244)
2 J. S. Bach Largo: 2nd movt from Trio Sonata No. 2 in C minor, BWV 526. Complete editions: Bärenreiter Vol. 7 (BA 5177) or Breitkopf & Härtel Vol. 6 (EB 6586) or Peters Vol. 1 (EP 240)
3 J. S. Bach Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 551. Complete editions: Bärenreiter Vol. 6 (BA 5176) or Breitkopf & Härtel Vol. 1 (EB 6581) or No. 9 from Peters Vol. 3 (EP 242)
4 Buxtehude Praeludium (with Fuga), BuxWV 152. No. 37 from Buxtehude New Edition of the Complete Free Organ Works, Vol. 3 (Bärenreiter BA 8223)
5 De Grigny Récit de Tierce en Taille. Oxford Service Music for Organ, Manuals and Pedals Book 3 (OUP)
6 Homilius Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott. No. 20 from Homilius Chorale Preludes for Organ (Breitkopf & Härtel EB 8541)
7 Sweelinck Variations on ‘More palatino’. No. 61 from Sweelinck Works for Organ and Keyboard (Dover DP13186)
8 T. Tomkins Voluntary in C. P. 5 from Tomkins Nine Organ Pieces (Stainer & Bell K1)

LIST B
1 Boëllmann Menuet gothique: 2nd movt from Suite gothique, Op. 25 (Suite published separately: UMP) or Boëllmann Complete Organ Works, Vol. 2 (Bärenreiter BA 8425)
2 Ireland Menuetto–Impromptu: No. 3 from Miniature Suite for Organ. Organ Music of John Ireland (Novello NOV010183)
3 Karg-Elert Lobe den Herren, o meine Seele (Op. 65 No. 28). No. 7 from Karg-Elert 14 Chorale-Improvisations for Organ from Op. 65 (Breitkopf & Härtel EB 8374)
4 Mendelssohn Allegro in B♭ Oxford Service Music for Organ, Manuals and Pedals Book 3 (OUP)
5 Parry Eventide: from Seven Chorale Preludes, Set 2 Oxford Service Music for Organ, Manuals and Pedals Book 3 (OUP)
6 Renaud Toccata in D minor (Op. 108 No. 1) (published separately: UMP) or Toccatas, Carillons and Scherzos for Organ (Dover DP19613)
7 Thalben-Ball Elegy (Paxton NOV357436)
8 L. Vierne Cortège: No. 2 from Pièces en style libre, Op. 31, Book 1 (Bärenreiter BA 9235 or Carus)

LIST C
1 David Bedford Carillon. Unbeaten Tracks – Organ (Faber)
2 Bob Chilcott Sun Dance. The Oxford Book of Ceremonial Music for Organ (OUP)
3 Hindemith Ruhig bewegt (pp. 20–23): from 2nd movt from Sonata No. 1 (Schott ED 2557)
4 Ibert Musette: No. 2 from Trois pièces (Heugel HE27663)
5 Kodály Praeludium (Universal UE 7941a)
6 Philip Moore Paean. Little Organ Book (Novello NOV016346)
7 Peeters Uns ist geboren ein Kindelein or Von Liebe kommt gross Leiden: No. 4 or No. 9 from 10 Organ Chorales, Op. 39 (Schott ED 2553)
8 Erzsébet Szöny Tänzerische Weise – Presque Dansant. Female Composers: 22 Organ Pieces (Schott ED 9741)

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