ABRSM Viola Grade 1 (2016-2019)

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

Grade 1 Scales
ABRSM Viola Scales Grades 1-5

Grade 1 Sight Reading
ABRSM Viola Specimen Sight-Reading, Grades 1-5

Grade 1 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)

Viola Grade 1 Pieces
One piece must be chosen from each of Lists A, B and C:

List A
1 Byrd La Volta: from More Time Pieces for Viola, Vol. 1, arr. Lamb and Meredith (ABRSM)
2 Katherine and Hugh Colledge Fiddlesticks: No. 18 from Waggon Wheels for Viola (Boosey & Hawkes)
3 Handel Menuet: from Starters for Viola, arr. Salter (ABRSM)
4 Suzuki Andantino: No. 12 from Suzuki Viola School, Vol. 1 (Alfred–Summy-Birchard 0241S: piano accomp. published separately, 0245S)
5 Trad. English Shepherd’s Hey: No. 3 from First Repertoire for Viola, Book 1 arr. Wilkinson and Hart (Faber)
6 Trad. English When a Knight Won His Spurs: No. 1 from Play it Again for Viola, arr. Scott (Faber)

List B
1 T. H. Bayly Long, Long Ago: No. 8 from Suzuki Viola School, Vol. 1 (Alfred–Summy-Birchard 0241S: piano accomp. published separately, 0245S)
2 Kathy and David Blackwell Rocking Horse: No. 40 from Viola Time Joggers arr. Blackwell (OUP: piano accomp. published separately)
3 Katherine and Hugh Colledge Full Moon: No. 22 from Waggon Wheels for Viola (Boosey & Hawkes)
4 Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4, Op. 39 No. 4: from More Time Pieces for Viola, Vol. 1 arr. Lamb and Meredith (ABRSM)
5 Kabalevsky Waltz: No. 8 from First Repertoire for Viola, Book 1, arr. Wilkinson and Hart (Faber)
6 Trad. Canadian Land of the Silver Birch: from O Shenandoah! for Viola arr. Waterfield and Beach (Faber)

List C
1 Kathy and David Blackwell Viola Time: No. 47 from Viola Time Joggers (OUP: piano accomp. published separately)
2 Kathy and David Blackwell I Got those Viola Blues: No. 22 from Viola Time Runners (OUP: piano accomp. published separately)
3 Margery Dawe Russia – Gopak: No. 5 from Travel Tunes for Viola (Cramer: piano accomp. published separately)
4 Menken & Ashman Under the Sea (from The Little Mermaid): from More Time Pieces for Viola, Vol. 1 arr. Lamb and Meredith (ABRSM)
5 Salter Best Foot Forward: from Starters for Viola arr. Salter (ABRSM)
6 Trad. American Oh Susanna!: No. 15 from Play it Again for Viola, arr. Scott (Faber)

<- Back to Viola Exam Music

Sign up for News & Offers

News

View all