ABRSM Trumpet Grade 3 (2017-2020)

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

Grade 3 Scales
ABRSM Scales & Arpeggios for Trumpet and Treble Clef Brass, Grades 1-8

Grade 3 Sight-reading
ABRSM Specimen Sight-Reading Tests for Trumpet and Treble Clef Brass, 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
One piece must be chosen from each of Lists A, B and C:

List A
1 J. Clarke Trumpet Tune: from Time Pieces for Trumpet, Vol. 2 arr. Harris and Wallace (ABRSM)
2 Tom Davoren Rondo Olympia: from Shining Brass, Book 1 Shining Brass, Book 1, (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
3 Lucy Pankhurst Sicilienne: from Shining Brass, Book 1, (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
4 Elgar Pomp and Circumstance (Theme from March No. 4): from The Magic Trumpet arr. Hare (Boosey & Hawkes)
5 Fauré Pavane: from Easy Winners arr. Lawrance (Brass Wind: treble brass edition; Bb piano accomp. published separately)
6 James Land of My Fathers: No. 3 from Songs & Ballads of the British Isles for Trumpet arr. Lawson (Warwick Music)
7 Mozart Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja (from The Magic Flute): from Onstage Brass for Trumpet arr. Calland (Stainer & Bell H430)
8 Tchaikovsky Reverie: from Winner Scores All, arr. Lawrance (Brass Wind: treble brass edition book only, book with CD; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
9 Vivaldi Spring: No. 4 from Skilful Solos for Trumpet, Cornet or Flugel Horn, arr. Sparke (Anglo Music AMP 191-400)

List B
1 L. Bernstein America (from West Side Story): from Winner Scores All, arr. Lawrance (Brass Wind: treble brass edition book only, book with CD; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
2 Alan Bullard Sentimental Serenade: No. 5 from Circus Skills for Trumpet (Spartan Press SP1160)
3 John Frith Broken Dreams: from Shining Brass, Book 1, (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
4 Peter Meechan Purple Shade: from Shining Brass, Book 1, (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
5 Peter Graham New York (grace note optional) or Vienna: No. 5 or No. 6 from Cityscapes for B Instrument (Gramercy Music: treble clef/bass clef edition)
6 Rob Hudson Down Home Blues: from Easy Blue Trumpet (Universal UE 21263)
7 Joplin Augustan Club Waltz: from Time Pieces for Trumpet, Vol. 2 arr. Harris and Wallace (ABRSM)
8 Andrew Lloyd Webber The Music of the Night (from Phantom of the Opera): from Winner Scores All, Winner Scores All, arr. Lawrance (Brass Wind: treble brass edition book only, book with CD; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
9 Monty Norman James Bond Theme: from Easy Winners, (Brass Wind: treble brass edition; Bb piano accomp. published separately)

List C
1 Don Blakeson Red Chilli Sauce or Jam on Toast: No. 18 or No. 20 from Smooth Groove for Trumpet (Brass Wind)
2 Lizzie Davis Karaoke Kick Start (in G) or Tap Dance (in G minor): P. 7 from Polished Brass (Brass Wind: treble brass edition)
3 Dave Gale Mellowdrama: P. 2 from JazzFX for Trumpet (Brass Wind)
4 Timothy Jackson How’s Tricks?: from Shining Brass, Book 1 (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition)
5 Peter Meechan Summer Sound: from Shining Brass, Book 1 (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition)
6 Jock McKenzie Bossa Nova: No. 33 from Dance to the Beat of the World (Con Moto: treble brass edition)
7 Philip Sparke Rondino or My Country: No. 22 or No. 26 from Skilful Studies for Trumpet, Cornet, Flugel Horn or Tenor Horn (Anglo Music AMP 098-401)

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