ABRSM Treble Recorder Grade 2, (2018 – 2021)

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

Grade 2 Scales
ABRSM Scales and Arpeggios for Treble Recorder, Grades 1-5

Grade 2 Sight Reading
ABRSM specimen sight reading tests, Grades 1-5


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

LIST A
1 Anon. La rocha el fuso, arr. Bullard Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
2 Mozart Allegro, K. 3, arr. Bennetts & Bowman Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
3 Dornel Marche des Vestales (from Concert Calotin), arr. Kostujak Baroque Recorder Anthology for Alto Recorder, Vol. 3 (Schott)
4 Jean Hotteterre Bourrée, arr. Kostujak Baroque Recorder Anthology for Alto Recorder, Vol. 3 (Schott)
5 Mozart Aria (from The Marriage of Figaro), arr. Lawrance Winners Galore for Treble Recorder (Brass Windpiano accompaniment )
6 Playford The Merry Milkmaids (from The Dancing Master) The Renaissance Recorder (Treble) (Boosey & Hawkes)
7 Purcell Hornpipe (from Abdelazar, Z. 570), arr. Hooker Easy Baroque Repertoire (Peacock Press)
8 Susato Pavane – Si par souffrir, arr. Rosenberg or arr. Robinson First Repertoire Pieces for Recorder (Treble/Alto) (Boosey & Hawkes) or Susato: Danserye: Selected Dances (Peacock Press)
9 Telemann Andante (from Partita No. 1), arr. Bergmann Concert Repertoire for Recorder (Faber)
10 Telemann Pastourelle, arr. Bergmann Concert Repertoire for Recorder (Faber)

LIST B
1 Burt Bacharach Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head (from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid), arr. Lawrance Winner Scores All for Treble Recorder (Student book, piano accompaniment )
2 Van Morrison Moondance, arr. Lawrance Winner Scores All for Treble Recorder (Student book, piano accompaniment)
3 Bartók Sorrow (from For Children, Vol. 2), arr. Bennetts & Bowman Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
4 MacDowell To a Wild Rose (from Woodland Sketches, Op. 51), arr. Bennetts & Bowman Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
5 Walter Bergmann Variations on ‘Lavender’s Blue’ Concert Repertoire for Recorder (Faber)
6 Daly Postman Pat, arr. Lawrance Winners Galore for Treble Recorder (Brass Windpiano accompaniment)
7 Trombey Eyelevel (Theme from Van der Valk), arr. Lawrance Winners Galore for Treble Recorder (Brass Windpiano accompaniment)
8 Alan Haughton The Waltz (from Fun Club for Treble Recorder, Grade 1–2) (Kevin Mayhew)
9 Ivanovici Waves of the Danube, arr. Adams Treble Recorder Medley (Cramer)
10 A. Ridout Up and Down Hill (No. 3 from A Day in the Country for Treble Recorder) (ABRSM)

LIST C
1 Anon. No. 2 (from Tunes for the Starling) The Bird Fancyer’s Delight (Schott)
2 Anon. No. 2 (from Tunes for the Parrot) The Bird Fancyer’s Delight (Schott) or No. 107 from Altblockflöten-Solobuch (Schott)
3 Anon. Miller of Mansfield No. 117 from Altblockflöten-Solobuch (Schott)
4 J. S. Bach Minuet (from Suite in G minor), arr. Lawrance Winner Scores All for Treble Recorder (Brass Wind)
5 Trad. American Buffalo Girls, arr. Lawrance Winner Scores All for Treble Recorder (Brass Wind)
6 Kathryn Bennetts Fancy Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
7 Doris da Costa Study No. 5 or Study No. 9 Treble Recorder Studies, Book 1 (Cramer)
8 Keuning Tempo di Minuetto or Scherzando (No. 3 or No. 7 from 25 Studies)(Harmonia)
9 E. Köhler Study in G No. 19 from 150 Classical Studies (Universal)
10 Trad. Irish Saddle the Pony, arr. Robinson Traditional Irish Music for Treble Recorder(Peacock Press)

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