ABRSM Trumpet Grade 5 (2017-2020)

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

Grade 5 Scales
ABRSM Scales & Arpeggios for Trumpet and Treble Clef Brass, Grades 1-8

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

Grade 5 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 5 Pieces
One piece must be chosen from each of Lists A, B and C:

List A
1 Bizet Chanson bohème: from Great Winners (Brass Wind: treble clef brass edition; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
2 J. Clarke The Prince of Denmark’s March: No. 9 from Old English Trumpet Tunes, Book 1 arr. Lawton (OUP)
3 Debussy The Girl with the Flaxen Hair: from Winning Matrix for Trumpet arr. Lawrance (Brass Wind: treble clef brass edition; piano accomp. published separately)
4 John Frith Caber Dance: from Shining Brass, Book 2 (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
5 David A. Stowell Jam Bouree: from Shining Brass, Book 2 (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
6 Gibbons Coranto (ending at Fig. D): No. 2 from Gibbons Keyboard Suite for Trumpet arr. Cruft (Stainer & Bell 2588: B♭/C edition)
7 Hummel Romanze: from Time Pieces for Trumpet, Vol. 3 arr. Harris and Wallace (ABRSM)
8 Schubert Ave Maria: from Trumpet in Church (Emerson E283)
9 Verdi Triumphal March (from Aida): from Onstage Brass for Trumpet arr. Calland (Stainer & Bell H430)

List B
1 Tom Davoren Lindy Hop!: from Shining Brass, Book 2 (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
2 Peter Meechan Final Thought: from Shining Brass, Book 2 (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
3 Barry Gray Thunderbirds: from Great Winners arr. Lawrance (Brass Wind: treble clef brass edition; B♭ piano accomp. published separately)
4 Joplin Solace: A Mexican Serenade: from Concert Repertoire for Trumpet arr. Calland (Faber)
5 Bryan Kelly Miss Slight (Spinster of this Parish): No. 4 from Whodunnit – Suite for Trumpet (Stainer & Bell H442)
6 McCabe P. B. Blues: No. 3 from Dances for Trumpet (Novello NOV120530)
7 Prokofiev March (from The Love for Three Oranges): from Winning Matrix for Trumpet arr. Lawrance (Brass Wind: treble clef brass edition; piano accomp. published separately)
8 Pam Wedgwood Tequila Sunrise or Ragamuffin: No. 6 or No. 8 from Jazzin’ About for Trumpet (Faber)
9 John Williams Star Wars (Main Theme) or The Imperial March (Darth Vader’s Theme): from Ultimate Movie Instrumental Solos for Trumpet arr. Galliford, Neuburg and Edmondson (Alfred 32113: piano accomp. published separately, 32122) or Ultimate Movie Instrumental Solos for Trumpet, arr. Galliford, Neuburg and Edmondson (Alfred 40117: piano accomp. printable from companion CD)

List C
1 Arban Andante con spirito in Eb: No. 9, P. 106 from Cornet Method (Boosey & Hawkes)
2 Derek Bourgeois Allegro or Moderato con moto: No. 5 or No. 10 from Ace of Trumpets (Brass Wind)
3 Concone, arr. Reinhardt Moderato (bars 1–40 only) or Moderato (omitting DC): No. 4 or No. 6 from Selection of Concone Studies for Trumpet (Presser)
4 Dave Gale Silver Lining: P. 8 from JazzFX for Trumpet (Brass Wind)
5 Peter Meechan Air: from Shining Brass, Book 2, (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition)
6 David A. Stowell Flennon Study (either version): from Shining Brass, Book 2 (ABRSM: treble clef/bass clef brass edition)
7 Philip Sparke Party Piece: No. 40 from Skilful Studies for Trumpett, Cornet, Flugel Horn or Tenor Horn (Anglo Music AMP 098-401)

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