Trinity Euphonium/Baritone: Grade 6

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Or
Brass Band Extracts (music may be used)

Candidates prepare all euphonium extracts or all baritone extracts.
Candidates choose one extract to play first. Examiners then select one of the remaining two prepared extracts to be performed.

Euphonium:
1. Ireland: A Downland Suite (no. 16, passages 3 & 4)
2. Brahms, arr. Wright: Academic Festival Overture (no. 1, passages 1 & 3)
3. Lloyd: English Heritage (no. 17, passage 2 only)
Extracts from Our Heritage vol. 2 (Con Moto) CMT2002

Baritone:
1. Bliss: Kenilworth (no. 22, passage 2 only)
2. Ball: Tournament for Brass (no. 46, passages 1, 3 & 4)
3. Lloyd: Diversions on a Bass Theme (no. 9, passages 1 & 3)
Extracts from Our Heritage vol. 8 (Con Moto) CMT2008

Euphonium/Baritone Pieces for Grade 6
Candidates perform a balanced programme of three pieces: two accompanied pieces from group A and one unaccompanied piece from group B. An own composition may be played instead of one listed piece. Only one duet may be chosen.

Group A (accompanied)
J S Bach, Prelude in Ab major, Bach for Trombone [TC or BC] (Brass Wind, treble clef, bass clef) 2107TC/BC
Berlin, Let’s Face the Music and Dance, Let’s Face the Music for Trombone/Euphonium [TC or BC] (Brass Wind, treble clef, bass clef, BC with CD) 2131TC/BC
Bizet , Chanson du Toréador, Savoir Faire for Trombone/Euphonium [TC or BC] (Brass Wind, treble clef, bass clef) 2147TC/BC
Gossec, Tambourin, Childs’ Choice [TC/BC] (Winwood) 0129
Heath, Andante and Scherzo [complete] [TC/BC](Brand) 70003
McGrath & Phillips , Strictly Come Dancing, Stranger on the A Train for Trombone/Euphonium [TC or BC] (Brass Wind, treble clef, bass clef) 2146TC/BC
Meechan, Absolute Reality [TC/BC](Prima Vista)
Mendelssohn, Hear My Prayer [TC/BC](Prima Vista)
Mowat , Bone Idyll, Slide Show for Trombone/Euphonium [TC or BC] (Brass Wind, treble clef, bass clef, BC with CD) 0122TC/BC
Mozart, Concerto in Two Movements, K. 412, 1st movt: Allegro or 2nd movt: Allegro [TC/BC](Brand) 70018
Nightingale, From Ragtime to Riches, no. 13, Lucky Dip [TC/BC] (Warwick) EU009
Porter , Begin the Beguine, Let’s Face the Music for Trombone/Euphonium [TC or BC] (Brass Wind, treble clef, bass clef, BC with CD) 2131TC/BC
Purcell , I Attempt from Love’s Sickness to Fly, Just Brass Trombone Solos vol. 1 [TC/BC] (Chester) CH55320
Sherwin & Maschwitz, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, The Sunny Side of the Street [TC or BC] (Brass Wind, treble clef, bass clef) 2119TC/BC
Sparke, Little Overture, no. 1, Super Solos for Baritone or Euphonium [TC or BC] (Anglo) AMP267-400
Strayhorn, Take the A Train, Stranger on the A Train for Trombone/Euphonium [TC or BC] (Brass Wind, treble clef, bass clef) 2146TC/BC
Telemann, Die Tapferkeit, Festive Baroque for Trombone [TC/BC] (De Haske) DHP1043580-4
Trad., Londonderry Air or Variations on The Ash Grove, Just Brass Trombone Solos vol. 1 [TC/BC] (Chester) CH55320
Wagner , Walter’s Prize Song (The Mastersingers), Three Operatic Arias [TC] (Brand) 70046
Waller, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Big Chillers for Trombone/Euphonium [TC or BC] (Brass Wind, treble clef, bass clef) 1155TC/BC
Young, Euphonium Sonata, 2nd movt: Intermezzo [TC/BC](Brand) 70022

G6, Group B (unaccompanied)
J S Bach , Study no. 20 in A minor, The Well Tempered Player [TC] (Winwood) 0015
Bourgeois , Study no. 4 or Study no. 9, Bone of Contention [TC or BC] (Brass Wind, treble clef, bass clef) 6008TC/BC
Curnow, The Harmonious Tunesmith, New Concert Studies for Euphonium vol. 2 [TC or BC] (De Haske, book only or with CD) DHP1033404-400/DHP1033405-400
Graham, A Bach Invention, New Concert Studies for Euphonium vol. 2 [TC or BC] (De Haske, book only or with CD) DHP1033404-400/DHP1033405-400
McKenzie, Jig or Jota, Rhythms of Life [TC or BC] (Con Moto, treble clef, bass clef) CMT1007/CMT1008
Miller, Rubber Lips, no. 12 or Morning, no. 13 , Progressive Brass Studies [TC] (Faber) 0571513204
Nightingale, Joot Hoot, no. 24 or Five Brew, no. 28, Easy Jazzy ‘Tudes [TC or BC] (Warwick, treble clef, bass clef) TR042/EU011
Vizzutti, Flamenco or Tango, 20 Dances for Euphonium [TC or BC] (De Haske, book only or with CD) DHP1002381-400/DHP1002382-400
Waignein, Comme dans une tarantelle, New Concert Studies for Euphonium vol. 2 [TC or BC] (De Haske, book only or with CD) DHP1033404-400/DHP1033405-400

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