Trinity Guitar Exams – Grade 3

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

Sight reading pieces Initial to Grade 3

Guitar Scales Initial to Grade 5

Trinity Aural Test books Grades 1 to 5

Three pieces are to be played, at least one from each group, to form a balanced programme. Instead of one piece, candidates may offer an own composition. A maximum of two duets (marked ?) may be played. If duets are chosen, the accompaniment must be played in the exam.

Pieces marked ? are included in the Trinity Repertoire books for this grade

Group A
Anon., Wilson’s Wilde, ?
J S Bach, Gavotte, ?
Carcassi, Allegretto, ?
Carulli, Le Nid et la Rose (The Nest and the Rose) op. 333, ??
Dowland, A Coy Toy, ?
Thorlaksson, Early in the Morning, ??
Lester, Sun Song, Essential Guitar Skill: The Barré, (Ricordi) LD613
Mertz, Adagio, The Guitarist’s Hour vol. 2, (Schott) GA20
Sor, Andante op. 35 no. 1, The Complete Studies for Guitar, (Chanterelle) ECH491
de Visée, Menuet Rondeau, The Baroque Book (Chanterelle) ECH2111

Group B
Brouwer, Omaggio a Debussy, ?
Machado, Ponteio IV, ??
Muro, A Song and a Dance, ?
Ryan, Surf Rider, ?
Sor, Etude op. 60 no. 10, ?
Tisserand, À Pas de L(OUP), ?
Trad., arr. Powlesland, El Noi de la Mare, ?
Lindsey-Clark, Oloroso, Simply Spanish, (Montague) MM116
Machado, Baiozinho, Modinha Brasileira, (Lemoine) HL24821?
Machado, Marchinha de Carnaval, Modinha Brasileira, (Lemoine) HL24821?
Muro, Minuetto, Basic Pieces vol. 2 (Chanterelle) 95722
Sollory, Station to Station, The Real Guitar Book vol. 3(Camden) CM245
Trad. Japanese, Sakura, Songs from the East, (Camden) CM268

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