ABRSM Trumpet Grade 6 (2017-2020)

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

Grade 6 Scales
ABRSM Scales & Arpeggios for Trumpet and Treble Clef Brass, Grades 1-8

Grade 6 Sight-reading
ABRSM Specimen Sight-Reading Tests for Trumpet and Treble Clef Brass, Grades 6-8

Grade 6 Aurals
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 6 (book only)
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 6 (book and CD)
ABRSM Aural Training in Practice, Grades 6-8 (book and CD)

Grade 6 Pieces
One piece must be chosen from each of Lists A, B and C:

List A
1 Albrechtsberger Larghetto: 3rd movt from Concertino (Brass Wind)
2 J. S. Bach Esurientes implevit bonis (from Magnificat): from Baroque Around the Clock for Trumpet arr. Blackadder and Gout (Brass Wind)
3 Fiala Largo (observing cadenza): 1st movt from Divertimento in D (Faber)
4 Gibbons The King’s Juell: No. 4 from Gibbons Keyboard Suite for Trumpet arr. Cruft (Stainer & Bell 2588: B♭/C edition)
5 Handel Allegro: 2nd movt from Sonata (in A♭), Op. 1 No. 11 No. 2 from Handel Two Sonatas, trans. Varasdy and Orbán (Editio Musica Budapest Z.13933)
6 Haydn Andante: 2nd movt from Trumpet Concerto in E♭, Hob. VIIe/1 1 (Henle HN 456 or Universal HM 223: B♭/E♭ edition)
7 Mendelssohn Allegretto grazioso only: from Mendelssohn Songs without Words Nos 9 and 30 r. Round (Wright & Round)
8 Mozart Alleluia (from Exultate Jubilate): from Trumpet in Church, arr. Denwood (Emerson E283)
9 Stanley Trumpet Voluntary, Op. 6 No. 5: No. 11 from Old English Trumpet Tunes, Book 1 arr. Lawton (OUP)

List B
1 Leroy Anderson A Trumpeter’s Lullaby (Alfred 41061)
2 Gershwin Theme (from Rhapsody in Blue): from Concert Repertoire for Trumpet, arr. Calland (Faber)
3 Hubeau Sarabande: 1st movt from Sonata for Trumpet (Durand: B♭/C edition)
4 Bryan Kelly Colonel Glib (Retired) or The Chase: No. 3 or No. 6 from Whodunnit – Suite for Trumpet (Stainer & Bell H442)
5 Siobhan Lamb Saturday’s Child: from Spectrum for Trumpet (ABRSM)
6 Leoncavallo Mattinata, arr. Wilson (Winwood Music)
7 McCabe Jigaudon: No. 7 from Dances for Trumpet (Novello NOV120530)
8 Jock McKenzie A Cambrian Spiritual (observing upper line in ossias) or Gossamer: from Soprano Supreme (Con Moto: E♭ edition)
9 Andrew Wilson Summer Samba or The Last One Tonight: from Bebop to Rock for Trumpet (Spartan Press SP1299)

List C
1 Arban Allegro moderato in A minor or Andantino in Bb: No. 18, P. 28 or No. 9, P. 117 from Cornet Method (Boosey & Hawkes)
2 Derek Bourgeois Allegro molto vivace or Allegro vivace: No. 12 or No. 16 from Ace of Trumpets (Brass Wind)
3 Concone, arr. Reinhardt Andante or Moderato: No. 9 or No. 12 from Selection of Concone Studies for Trumpet (Presser)
4 Mark Nightingale Late for the Bus or Guacamole: No. 10 or No. 11 from Strictly Trumpety Tudes (Warwick Music)
5 Philip Sparke Baroque Melody: No. 4 from Super Studies for Trumpet, Cornet, Flugel Horn or Tenor Horn (Anglo Music AMP 114-401)
6 Benjamin Frank Vaughan Ar Ben y Bryn (On Top of the Hill) or Yr Ogof (The Cave): from Ar y Mynydd Prydferth Cymreig for Cornet in B♭ (Stainer & Bell H494)
7 Allen Vizzutti Tarantella or Bulgarian Bounce: from 20 Dances for Trumpet (De Haske)

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