ABRSM Treble Recorder Grade 3, (2018 – 2021)

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

Grade 3 Scales
ABRSM Scales and Arpeggios for Treble Recorder, Grades 1-5

Grade 3 Sight Reading
ABRSM specimen sight reading tests, Grades 1-5

Grade 3 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 3 Pieces
THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three lists

LIST A
1 Anon. The King’s Mistress, arr. Rosenberg The Renaissance Recorder (Treble) (Boosey & Hawkes) or First Repertoire Pieces for Recorder (Treble/Alto) (Boosey & Hawkes)
2 Anon. Wilson’s Love, arr. Rosenberg The Renaissance Recorder (Treble) (Boosey & Hawkes) or First Repertoire Pieces for Recorder (Treble/Alto) (Boosey & Hawkes)
3 Byrd La volta, arr. Bullard Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
4 M.-A. Charpentier Prelude (from Te Deum, H. 146), arr. Bennetts & Bowman Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
5 Byrd Wolsey’s Wilde, arr. Hand Music for Treble Recorder, Book 1 (Kevin Mayhew)
6 Haydn Minuet (from Flute Trio), arr. Hand omitting DC Music for Treble Recorder, Book 1 (Kevin Mayhew)
7 Dornel Marche des Evaporés (from Concert Calotin), arr. Kostujak Baroque Recorder Anthology for Alto Recorder, Vol. 3 (Schott)
8 Gluck Aria (from Orfeo ed Euridice), arr. Lawrance Winner Scores All for Treble Recorder (Student book, piano accompaniment)
9 Schickhardt Air, arr. Bergmann Concert Repertoire for Recorder (Faber)
10 Vivaldi Largo cantabile (from Concerto in D, ‘Il Gardellino’, RV 90), arr. Robinson Vivaldi: Slow Movements for Recorder (Treble) (Peacock Press)

LIST B
1 Doris da Costa Scribbles Treble Recorder Medley (Cramer)
2 Grieg Solveig’s Song (from Peer Gynt), arr. Bennetts & Bowman Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
3 Kid Ory Muskrat Ramble, arr. Bullard Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
4 Alan Haughton Celtic Dance or Seven Seas Hornpipe (from Fun Club for Treble Recorder, Grade 2–3)(Kevin Mayhew)
5 Joplin The Strenuous Life, arr. Lawrance Winner Scores All for Treble Recorder (Student book, piano accompaniment)
6 Tchaikovsky Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy (from The Nutcracker, Op. 71), arr. Lawrance Winner Scores All for Treble Recorder (Student book, piano accompaniment)
7 Mizzy Theme from The Addams Family, arr. Haughton Don’t You Just Love These Tunes for Treble Recorder (Kevin Mayhew)
8 A. Ridout Pastorale A. Ridout: Pastorale (Forsyth)
9 Rubinstein Melody in F, arr. Hand Music for Treble Recorder, Book 1 (Kevin Mayhew)
10 Schumann Romance, arr. Bergmann Concert Repertoire for Recorder (Faber)

LIST C
1 Sally Adams Study No. 35: Swing It! Treble Recorder Studies, Book 1 (Cramer)
2 Playford Study No. 30: Mr Isaac’s Maggot Treble Recorder Studies, Book 1 (Cramer)
3 Anon. Nos 1 and 5 (from Tunes for the Canary Bird) The Bird Fancyer’s Delight (Schott) or Nos 73 and 104 from Altblockflöten-Solobuch (Schott)
4Anon. I wish I may die if I do (from The Compleat Tutor for the Flute) No. 135 from Altblockflöten-Solobuch (Schott)
5 Kathryn Bennetts Colourful G Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
6 Gariboldi Study in G No. 42 from 150 Classical Studies (Universal)
7 Soussmann Study in D or Study in G minor No. 31 or No. 33 from 150 Classical Studies (Universal)
8 Keuning Giocoso or Allegro (No. 14 or No. 19 from 25 Studies) (Harmonia)
9 Trad. Scottish Tune No. 13 from The Flute Master (Schott)
10 Trad. Irish Off to California omitting DC or Dingle Regatta, arr. Robinson Traditional Irish Music for Treble Recorder (Peacock Press)

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