ABRSM Trumpet Grade 2 (2017-2020)

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

Grade 2 Scales
ABRSM Scales & Arpeggios for Trumpet and Treble Clef Brass, Grades 1-8

Grade 2 Sight-reading
ABRSM Specimen Sight-Reading Tests for Trumpet and Treble Clef Brass, Grades 1-5

Grade 2 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 2 Pieces
One piece must be chosen from each of Lists A, B and C:

List A
1 J. S. Bach O Jesulein süss (O Sweet Child Jesus): No. 16 from First Book of Trumpet Solos , arr. Lawrance (Brass Wind: treble brass edition; B piano accomp. published separately)
2 Christopher Gunning Shepherd’s Delight: No. 12 from The Really Easy Trumpet Book (Boosey & Hawkes)
3 Nicholas Hare Variations on ‘Goe from My Window’: from The Magic Trumpet arr. Hare (Boosey & Hawkes)
4 Purcell Come, ye Sons of Art (ignoring bracketed notes): from Time Pieces for Trumpet, Vol. 1 arr. Harris and Wallace (ABRSM)
5 Philip Sparke My Lady’s Pavan: from Shining Brass, Book 1 (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
6 David A. Stowell A Walk in the Rain: from Shining Brass, Book 1 (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
7 Trad. Irish Football Crazy: from Winner Scores All arr. Lawrance (Brass Wind: treble brass edition book only, book with CD; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
8 Verdi Anvil Chorus (from Il trovatore): from Easy Winners (Brass Wind: treble brass edition; Bb piano accomp. published separately)
9 Warlock Basse-Dance (arr.): from Grade by Grade, Trumpet Grade 2, (Boosey & Hawkes)

List B
1 Andersson and Ulvaeus Thank You for the Music: from Easy Winners, (Brass Wind: treble brass edition; B piano accomp. published separately)
2 Carol Barratt Hampton Swing: from Grade by Grade, Trumpet Grade 2, (Boosey & Hawkes)
3 Bartok Play (from ‘For Children’, Vol. 1): from Time Pieces for Trumpet, Vol. 1 arr. Harris and Wallace (ABRSM)
4 Tom Davoren Hangin’ with Monti: from Shining Brass, Book 1 (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
5 Philip Sparke Tennessee Rag: from Shining Brass, Book 1 (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
6 Terry Gilkyson The Bare Necessities (from The Jungle Book): from Winner Scores All, arr. Lawrance (Brass Wind: treble brass edition book only, book with CD; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
7 Peter Graham Seville or Kyoto: No. 3 or No. 4 from Cityscapes  for B♭ Instrument (Gramercy Music: treble clef /bass clef edition)
8 Christopher Gunning Steam Special: No. 7 from The Really Easy Trumpet Book (Faber)
9 Pam Wedgwood Easy Tiger or Buttercup: from Really Easy Jazzin’ About (Faber)

List C
1 Don Blakeson Popcorn or Senorita Rita: No. 9 or No. 10 from Smooth Groove for Trumpet (Brass Wind)
2 Lizzie Davis Geared Up or Jumping Jack Rap: from Polished Brass (Brass Wind: treble brass edition)
3 Dave Gale The Ending’s Well or Puddle Hopping: P. 2 or P. 3 from JazzFX for Trumpet (Brass Wind)
4 Jock McKenzie Calypso or Club Mix: No. 11 or No. 19 from Dance to the Beat of the World (Con Moto: treble brass edition)
5 Peter Meechan Haunted House: from Shining Brass, Book 1 (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition)
6 David A. Stowell High Street: from Shining Brass, Book 1 (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition)
7 Philip Sparke Norwegian Mood or Soldier’s Song: No. 8 or No. 19 from Skilful Studies for Trumpet, Cornet, Flugel Horn or Tenor Horn (Anglo Music AMP 098-401)

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