ABRSM Treble Recorder Grade 1, (2018 – 2021)

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

Grade 1 Scales
ABRSM Scales and Arpeggios for Treble Recorder, Grades 1-5

Grade 1 Sight Reading
ABRSM specimen sight reading tests, Grades 1-5

Grade 1 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 1 Pieces
THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three lists

LIST A
1 J. S. Bach A Christmas Song, arr. Bergmann Concert Repertoire for Recorder (Faber)
2 Handel Gavotte, arr. Bergmann Concert Repertoire for Recorder (Faber)
3 Naudot Babiole, arr. Bergmann Concert Repertoire for Recorder (Faber)
4 Blow Air, arr. Hooker Easy Baroque Repertoire (Peacock Press)
5 Haydn Poco adagio (from String Quartet, ‘Emperor’, Op. 76 No. 3), arr. Bennetts & Bowman Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
6 Lully Minuet, arr. Bullard Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
7 Shield The Ploughboy (from The Farmer), arr. Bullard Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
8 Susato Ronde ‘Mon amy’, arr. Rosenberg The Renaissance Recorder (Treble) (Boosey & Hawkes)
9 Trad. Irish Cockles and Mussels, arr. Haughton Don’t You Just Love These Tunes for Treble Recorder (Kevin Mayhew)
10 Trad. Welsh All Through the Night, arr. da Costa observing repeat Treble Recorder Medley (Cramer)

LIST B
1 Walter Bergmann Pony Trot Concert Repertoire for Recorder (Faber)
2 Curtin, Barbera & Hanna Theme from The Flintstones, arr. Haughton Don’t You Just Love These Tunes for Treble Recorder (Kevin Mayhew)
3 Gilkyson The Bare Necessities (from The Jungle Book), arr. Lawrance Winner Scores All for Treble Recorder (Brass Wind Student book, piano accompaniment)
4 Alan Haughton Cool It! or Calm Seas (from Fun Club for Treble Recorder, Grade 0–1)(Kevin Mayhew)
5 A. Ridout Lingering by the Wayside or Stepping Out Along a Road (No. 2 or No. 6 from A Day in the Country for Treble Recorder) (ABRSM)
6 Schubert Entr’acte (from Rosamunde, D. 797), arr. Bennetts & Bowman Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
7 Schumann Melody (No. 1 from Album for the Young, Op. 68), arr. Bullard observing repeats Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
8 Trad. English Drunken Sailor, arr. Lawrance Winners Galore for Treble Recorder (Brass Windpiano accompaniment)
9 Trad. English Portsmouth, arr. Lawrance Winners Galore for Treble Recorder (Brass Windpiano accompaniment)
10 Trad. Jamaican Sly Mongoose, arr. da Costa Treble Recorder Medley (Cramer)

LIST C
1 Sally Adams Study No. 1 or Study No. 2 Treble Recorder Studies, Book 1 (Cramer)
2 Anon. No. 3 (from Tunes for the Canary Bird) The Bird Fancyer’s Delight (Schott) or No. 82 from Altblockflöten-Solobuch (Schott)
3 Anon. No. 1 (from Tunes for the Parrot) The Bird Fancyer’s Delight (Schott) or No. 79 from Altblockflöten-Solobuch (Schott)
4 Kathryn Bennetts Chalk and Cheese Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
5 Keuning Moderato or Allegretto (No. 2 or No. 12 from 25 Studies) Keuning: 25 Studies (Harmonia)
6 M. Praetorius Gavotte 1 (from Terpischore), arr. Capek No. 45 from 50 Renaissance Dance Tunes (Schott)
7 Zanetti Bergamasca (from Il Scolaro), arr. Capek No. 49 from 50 Renaissance Dance Tunes (Schott)
8 Trad. Give Me Joy in My Heart, arr. Lawrance Winners Galore for Treble Recorder (Brass Wind)
9 Trad. Irish Fairy Dance, arr. Robinson Traditional Irish Music for Treble Recorder (Peacock Press)
10 Trad. Welsh Men of Harlech, arr. Lawrance Winner Scores All for Treble Recorder (Brass Wind)

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