ABRSM Treble Recorder Grade 4, (2018 – 2021)

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

Grade 4 Scales
ABRSM Scales and Arpeggios for Treble Recorder, Grades 1-5

Grade 4 Sight Reading
ABRSM specimen sight reading tests, Grades 1-5

Grade 4 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 4 Pieces
THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three lists

LIST A
1 Beethoven Capriccio, arr. Bergmann Concert Repertoire for Recorder (Faber)
2 F. Couperin Soeur Monique, arr. Hand Music for Treble Recorder, Book 2 (Kevin Mayhew)
3 Purcell Chaconne (from The Fairy Queen, Z. 629), arr. Hand Music for Treble Recorder, Book 2 (Kevin Mayhew)
4 Giuliani Dance No. 12 (from La Tersicore del Nord, Op. 147), arr. Bennetts & Bowman Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
5 Mozart Rondo (from Viennese Sonatina No. 4), arr. Bennetts & Bowman Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
6 Trad. Irish I’ll mend your pots and kettles, arr. Bullard Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
7 Handel Adagio and Presto (3rd and 4th movts from Sonata in G minor, HWV 360, Op. 1 No. 2) Handel: Sonata in G minor, HWV 360, Op. 1 No. 2 (Schott) or Handel: Complete Sonatas for Recorder (Faber or Bärenreiter) or First Repertoire Pieces for Recorder (Treble/Alto) (Boosey & Hawkes)
8 Jean Baptiste Loeillet Largo (1st movt from Sonata in G, Op. 1 No. 3) First Repertoire Pieces for Recorder (Treble/Alto) (Boosey & Hawkes)
9 Mozart Menuetto (from Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525), arr. Hand Music for Treble Recorder, Book 1 (Kevin Mayhew)
10 Vivaldi Largo (from Concerto, RV 94), arr. Robinson Vivaldi: Slow Movements for Recorder (Treble) (Peacock Press)

LIST B
1 Bizet Seguidilla (from Carmen), arr. Rosenberg Amazing Solos for Treble/Alto Recorder (Boosey & Hawkes)
2 Warlock Basse Danse (from Capriol Suite), arr. Rosenberg Amazing Solos for Treble/Alto Recorder (Boosey & Hawkes)
3 A. Cooke Arietta Recital Pieces, Vol. 2 (Forsyth)
4 Steele Song Recital Pieces, Vol. 2 (Forsyth)
5 Viktor Fortin Blues (No. 1 from Jolly Joker) (Doblinger)
6 Michael Jacques Sleepy Waltz or Fiesta (No. 2 or No. 5 from Sounds Good! for Recorder)(ABRSM)
7 Milford Andantino or Andante (No. 1 or No. 2 from Three Airs) (OUP)
8 Jim Parker Soldier, Soldier or The Midsomer Murders The Music of Jim Parker for Treble Recorder (Brass Wind)
9 Saint-Saëns The Elephant (from The Carnival of the Animals), arr. Bennetts & Bowman Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
10 Stanford Scherzino, arr. Hand Music for Treble Recorder, Book 1 (Kevin Mayhew)

LIST C
1 Anon. Allmand No. 49 from Altblockflöten-Solobuch (Schott) or No. 33 from The Flute Master (Schott)
2 G. Bononcini Prelude No. 24 from The Flute Master (Schott)
3 Peter Bowman Mexican Jumping Beans Time Pieces for Treble/Alto Recorder, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
4 Dorus Rondo No. 41 from Treble Recorder Studies, Book 1 (Cramer)
5 Tulou Study in G No. 36 from Treble Recorder Studies, Book 1 (Cramer) or No. 108 from 150 Classical Studies (Universal)
6 Soussmann Study in D minor No. 41 from 150 Classical Studies (Universal)
7 Keuning Presto (No. 16 from 25 Studies)(Harmonia)
8 Krähmer Trauer-Marsch No. 160 from Altblockflöten-Solobuch (Schott)
9 Telemann Allegro (2nd movt from Fantasia No. 1 in C, TWV 40:2), arr. Linde or arr. Harras or arr. Robinson No. 34 from Altblockflöten-Solobuch (Schott) or Telemann: 12 Fantasias for Treble Recorder (Bärenreiter) or P. 21 from The Solo Recorder, Vol. 1 (Peacock Press)
10 Trad. Irish Julia Delaney or The Maid of the Spinning Wheel, arr. Robinson Traditional Irish Music for Treble Recorder (Peacock Press)

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