ABRSM Trumpet Grade 7 (2017-2020)

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

Grade 7 Scales
ABRSM Scales & Arpeggios for Trumpet and Treble Clef Brass, Grades 1-8

Grade 7 Sight-reading
ABRSM Specimen Sight-Reading Tests for Trumpet and Treble Clef Brass, Grades 6-8

Grade 7 Aurals
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 7 (book only)
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 7 (book and CD)
ABRSM Aural Training in Practice, Grades 6-8 (book and CD)

Grade 7 Pieces
One piece must be chosen from each of Lists A, B and C:

List A
1 Albrechtsberger Moderato: 1st movt (observing cadenza) from Concertino (Brass Wind)
2 Boyce Trumpet Voluntary: No. 13 from Old English Trumpet Tunes, Book 1 arr. Lawton (OUP )
3 Percy Code Zanette (Caprice) for Cornet (observing cadenza) (Boosey & Hawkes)
4 Fiala Allegro: 2nd movt from Divertimento in D (Faber)
5 Handel Adagio and Allegro (observing 8va in bb. 21–26): 1st and 2nd movts from Sonata in B♭, Op. 1 No. 5: No. 1 from Handel Two Sonatas trans. Varasdy and Orbán (Editio Musica Budapest Z.13933)
6 Hansen Allegro con anima: 3rd movt from Sonata for Cornet, Op. 18 (Hansen WH13213)
7 J. N. Hummel Andante: 2nd movt from Trumpet Concerto (Boosey & Hawkes: B edition)
8 Purcell Hark the Echoing Air (from The Fairy Queen): from Baroque Around the Clock for Trumpet, arr. Blackadder and Gout (Brass Wind)
9 D. Wright Canzonetta: 2nd movt from Cornet Concerto (Studio Music)

List B
1 Aroutiounian Aria or Scherzo: No. 1 or No. 2 from Aria et Scherzo (Leduc AL27205)
2 Guy Barker JW Shuffle: from Spectrum for Trumpet (ABRSM)
3 L. Bernstein Rondo for Lifey for Trumpet (Boosey & Hawkes)
4 Britten The Spider and the Fly (from Johnson over Jordan Suite): from Concert Repertoire for Trumpet arr. Calland (Faber)
5 Hubeau Intermède (fluttertonguing optional): 2nd movt from Sonata for Trumpet (Durand: B♭/C edition)
6 Jock McKenzie Too Hot to Handle!: from Soprano Supreme (Con Moto: E♭ edition)
7 Round The Carnival of Venice (Air and Variations) (Wright & Round)
8 Jonathan Warburton Nichola for Trumpet or Flugelhorn (Warwick Music)
9 Andrew Wilson Blues Boulevard: from Bebop to Rock for Trumpet (Spartan Press SP1299)

List C
1 Arban Moderato in F: No. 6 from 14 Studies for Cornet (Boosey & Hawkes). Also available in Arban Cornet Method (Boosey & Hawkes)
2 J. S. Bach, arr. Piper Study in A♭ or Study in A: No. 17 or No. 19 from The Well-Tempered Player (Winwood Music)
3 Derek Bourgeois Presto: No. 3 from Fantasy Pieces for Trumpet (Brass Wind)
4 Jock McKenzie Klezmer or Samba: from Rhythms of Life (Con Moto: treble clef brass edition)
5 Mark Nightingale The Chase or Incoming Tied: No. 18 or No. 19 from Strictly Trumpety Tudes (Warwick Music)
6 Philip Sparke Air: No. 11 from Super Studies for Trumpet, Cornet, Flugel Horn or Tenor Horn (Anglo Music AMP114-401)
7 Allen Vizzutti Funk (ignoring lower notes in bb. 17, 30 & 31): from 20 Dances for Trumpet (De Haske)

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