ABRSM Viola Grade 6 (2016-2019)

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

Grade 6 Scales
ABRSM Viola Scales Grades 6-8

Grade 6 Sight-reading
ABRSM Viola Specimen Sight-Reading, 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 J. S. Bach Menuets 1 and 2: from Cello Suite No. 1 in G, BWV 1007: from Bach Six Cello Suites, trans. Rowland-Jones (Peters EP7489) or trans. Forbes (Chester CH01401)
2 Caix d’Hervelois La Marche du Czar: No. 17 from L’Alto classique, Vol. C, (Combre P04438)
3 Fiocco Allegro, trans. Arnold (Viola World VWP000015)
4 Mozart Allegro: 1st movt from Divertimento in C, trans. Piatigorsky: from Solos for Young Violists, Vol. 2 (Alfred–Summy-Birchard 18590X)
5 Telemann Allegro: 2nd movt from Concerto in G, TWV 51:G9 (Bärenreiter BA5878-90)
6 Telemann Courante and Double (viola to play in tuttis): 6th movt from Suite in D, arr. Bergmann and Forbes (Schott ED 10196)

List B
1 Albéniz Tango: No. 12 from L’Alto classique, Vol. C, (Combre P04438)
2 Brahms Andante: from String Sextet No. 1, Op. 18: from More Time Pieces for Viola, Vol. 2 arr. Lamb and Meredith (ABRSM)
3 Bridge Serenade: from Four Pieces for Viola a (Faber)
4 Kalliwoda No. 1: from Six Nocturnes, Op. 186 (Peters EP 2104)
5 Seitz Allegro moderato: 1st movt from Student Concerto in D (transposed to G), Op. 22 (Bärenreiter BA8986)
6 Sitt No. 4: from Album Leaves, Op. 39: from Solos for Young Violists, Vol. 4 (IMC 1048)

List C
1 Dancla Fantasia – La Cenerentola, Op. 86 No. 7, trans. Barber: from Solos for Young Violists, Vol. 2, (Alfred-Summy-Birchard 18590X)
2 Ehrensperger Ma belle, si tu voulais: from Suite über französische Volkslieder (Amadeus BP 1926)
3 B. Hummel Presto: 3rd movt from Kleine Suite, Op. 19c (Simrock EE 2954a)
4 Joplin The Easy Winners (observing double-stops; upper line in bb. 83–84): Joplin Three Ragtimes s, arr. Birtel (Schott ED 20459)
5 Vaughan Williams Carol: No. 2 from Suite for Viola, Group 1 (OUP)
6 Weill & Brecht Mack the Knife (from The Threepenny Opera), arr. Reiter: from More Time Pieces for Viola, Vol. 2 arr. Lamb and Meredith (ABRSM)

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