Trinity Percussion – Snare Drum: 2020-2023

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

Aural
Trinity Aural Test books Grades 1 to 5
Trinity Aural Test books Grades 6 to 8

Percussion Teacher’s Book: Ensembles & Accompaniments: containing extra ensemble parts for group teaching and a CD of all piano accompaniments. (Trinity) TG 006370

Pieces
Two pieces are to be played, freely chosen from the list below, to form a balanced programme. At least one accompanied piece must be performed. Pieces published with an accompaniment are indicated with an asterisk (*). Pieces published with an accompaniment must not be played unaccompanied. Instead of one piece, candidates may offer an own composition

Initial Grade Pieces
Aldous, Evans & Pearcey, Blast Off*, Introducing Percussion (Trinity) TCL020000
Aldous, Evans & Pearcey, Ignition*, Introducing Percussion (Trinity) TCL020000
Garraway, Semisonic, Play Drum Kit, Timpani & Percussion book 1 (Lindsay) 0859570517
Pearcey, Acapulco Bay*, Team Percussion (IMP, book only, book and CD) 0863598633
Pearcey, Auld Lang Syne*, Team Percussion (IMP, book only, book and CD) 0863598633
Stanley, In a Minim, Play Drum Kit, Timpani & Percussion book 1 (Lindsay) 0859570517

Grade 1
Rudimentary study (select one)
Pearcey, Backyard Beat, Snare Drum Studies (Mark Aldous)
Skinner, Grade 1 Rudimental Study, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1–5 (Trinity) TG005632

Grade 1 Pieces
Aldous, Evans & Pearcey, Destination Reached*, Introducing Percussion (Trinity) TCL020000
Aldous, Evans & Pearcey, Down to Earth*, Introducing Percussion (Trinity) TCL020000
Barratt, Jamie’s Two-Step*, Bravo! Percussion book 1 (Boosey & Hawkes) M060103599
Barratt, Pamp’s Rag*, Bravo! Percussion book 1 (Boosey & Hawkes) M060103599
Bartlett, Just a Minute March, Play Percussion: 50 Short Pieces for Snare Drum (UMP) M224400076
Bartlett, Three and Easy?!, Percussion World – Snare Drum or Play Percussion: 50 Short Pieces for Snare Drum (Trinity) TCL615022 or (UMP) M224400076
Skinner, Accent Patrol, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1-5 (Trinity) TG005632
Skinner & Faulkner, Stepping Out*, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1-5 (Trinity) TG005632

Grade 2
Rudimentary study(select one)
Pearcey, Woody’s Waltz, Snare Drum Studies (Mark Aldous)
Skinner, Grade 2 Rudimental Study, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1–5 (Trinity) TG005632

Grade 2 Pieces
Barratt, Variations on Old MacDonald*, Bravo! Percussion book 2 (Boosey & Hawkes) M060103605
Bartlett, Fives Alive!, Play Percussion: 50 Short Pieces for Snare Drum (UMP) M224400076
Bartlett, Slammin’ the Flam!, Play Percussion: 50 Short Pieces for Snare Drum (UMP) M224400076
Bartlett, Marchin’ to April, Percussion World – Snare Drum or Play Percussion: 50 Short Pieces for Snare Drum (Trinity) TCL615022 or (UMP) M224400076
Faulkner, Jiggity Jig*, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1-5 (Trinity) TG005632
Hans, Accent Etude in 2/4, 40 Intermediate Snare Drum Solos (Hal Leonard) HL06620067
Kendle, Stately Minuet, Percussion World – Snare Drum (Trinity) TCL615022
Purcell, arr. Barratt, March*, Bravo! Percussion book 2 (Boosey & Hawkes) M060103605
Skinner & Faulkner, March in Time*, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1-5 (Trinity) TG005632
Skinner, Rolling, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1-5 (Trinity) TG005632

Grade 3
Rudimentary study (select one)
Pearcey, Rhythm and Roll, Snare Drum Studies (Mark Aldous)
Skinner, Grade 3 Rudimental Study, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1–5 (Trinity) TG005632

Grade 3 Pieces
Barratt, Rosewood Tango*, Bravo! Percussion book 2 (Boosey & Hawkes) M060103605
Barratt, Rudimento!*, Bravo! Percussion book 2 (Boosey & Hawkes) M060103605
Bartlett, Roll on Friday, Play Percussion: 50 Short Pieces for Snare Drum (UMP) M224400076
Bartlett, Spanish Accents, Play Percussion: 50 Short Pieces for Snare Drum (UMP) M224400076
Beethoven, arr. Lindsay, Turkish March*, 1st Recital Series for Snare Drum (Curnow, piano accompt.) CMP0851-03-400
Grieg, arr. Curnow, Norwegian Dance, op. 35 no. 2*, 1st Recital Series for Snare Drum (Curnow, piano accompt.) CMP0851-03-400
Hans, Upstairs/Downstairs, 40 Intermediate Snare Drum Solos (Hal Leonard) HL06620067
Kendle, Tricky Triplets, Percussion World – Snare Drum (Trinity) TCL615022
Larson, No. 2, Artistic Studies for Snare Drum (C Alan) 18760
Skinner & Faulkner, Alla Marcia*, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1-5 (Trinity) TG005632
Skinner & Faulkner, Polka*, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1-5 (Trinity) TG005632
Skinner & Faulkner, This Old Man*, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1-5 (Trinity) TG005632

Grade 4
Rudimentary study (select one)
Pearcey, Sticks for Six, Snare Drum Studies (Mark Aldous)
Skinner, Grade 4 Rudimental Study, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1–5 (Trinity) TG005632

Grade 4 Pieces
Bartlett, Football Crazy!, Play Percussion: 50 More Short Pieces for Snare Drum (UMP) M224400373
Beck, Mixing It Up, 10 Intermediate Snare Drum Solos (Kendor) 13477
Beck, Syncopated, 10 Intermediate Snare Drum Solos (Kendor) 13477
Bellson, Out on a Wing, Solos & Duets for Snare Drum (Alfred) 34470
Bellson, Trixie, Solos & Duets for Snare Drum (Alfred) 34470
Hans, Nine to Five, 40 Intermediate Snare Drum Solos (Hal Leonard) HL06620067
Kendle, Flamboyant Flams, Percussion World – Snare Drum (Trinity) TCL615022
Larson, No. 11, Artistic Studies for Snare Derum (C Alan) 18760
Slawson, Calypso Hippo, Dynamic Solos for Snare Drum (Alfred) 37481
Slawson, Groove Trail, Dynamic Solos for Snare Drum (Alfred) 37481
Skinner, Snares Off, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1-5 (Trinity) TG005632
Skinner, Tambou-rim, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1-5 (Trinity) TG005632
Skinner & Faulkner, Three by Two, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1-5 (Trinity) TG005632

Grade 5
Rudimentary study (select one)
Pearcey, Twos and Threes, Snare Drum Studies (Mark Aldous)
Skinner, Grade 5 Rudimental Study, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1–5 (Trinity) TG005632

Grade 5 Pieces
Bartlett, Demo’ for Doubles!, Play Percussion: 50 More Short Pieces for Snare Drum (UMP) M224400373
Bartlett, Ruff-ly Britannia!, Play Percussion: 50 More Short Pieces for Snare Drum (UMP) M224400373
Bartlett, Semis-Detached, Percussion World – Snare Drum (Trinity) TCL615022
Beck, Slow-Fast, 10 Intermediate Snare Drum Solos (Kendor) 13477
Bomhof, Eight-Parade, 21 Solos for Snare Drum (De Haske) DHP0970833-401
Bomhof, Even and Odd, On Stage: Musical Solos for Snare Drum (De Haske) DHP1012692-401
Bomhof, Playing Scotch, 21 Solos for Snare Drum (De Haske) DHP0970833-401
Larson, No. 12, Artistic Studies for Snare Derm (C Alan) 18760
Skinner, Latin Paradiddle , Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1-5 (Trinity) TG005632
Skinner, Scottish March, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 1-5 (Trinity) TG005632

Grade 6
Rudimentary study (select one)
Pearcey, Diddle Dance, Snare Drum Studies (Mark Aldous)
Skinner, Grade 6 Rudimental Study, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 6–8 (Trinity) TG006363

Grade 6 Pieces
Bellson, Turn Terry Loose, Solos & Duets for Snare Drum (Alfred) 34470
Bomhof, Radetzky & Co, On Stage: Musical Solos for Snare Drum (De Haske) DHP1012692-401
Goldenberg, Simple Simon March, 12 Progressive Solos for Snare Drum (Hal Leonard) HL00347783
Hans, On Target, 40 Intermediate Snare Drum Solos (Hal Leonard) HL06620067
Kendle, Rolls in Rhythm, Percussion World – Snare Drum (Trinity) TCL615022
Kendle, Stick With It!, Percussion World – Snare Drum (Trinity) TCL615022
Larson, No. 17, Artistic Studies for Snare Drum (C Alan) 18760
Skinner, Camp Duty , Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 6-8 (Trinity) TG006363
Slawson, Uncle’s Ant Farm, Dynamic Solos for Snare Drum (Alfred) 37481
Wilshere, Bronze, Percussion World – Snare Drum (Trinity) TCL615022

Grade 7
Rudimentary study (select one)
Pearcey, Five and Counting, Snare Drum Studies (Mark Aldous)
Skinner, Grade 7 Rudimental Study, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 6-8 (Trinity) TG006363

Grade 7 Pieces
Bomhof, Compilation no. 1, 21 Solos for Snare Drum (De Haske) DHP0970833-401
Goldenberg, “Etude in 7/8, p. 68 “, Modern School for Snare Drum (Alfred) 0714B
Hans, Sombrero Bolero, 40 Intermediate Snare Drum Solos (Hal Leonard) HL06620067
Kendle, A Riddle of Rudiments, Percussion World – Snare Drum (Trinity) TCL615022
Larson, No. 25, Artistic Studies for Snare Drum (C Alan) 18760
Skinner, Variations on a Bolero , Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 6-8 (Trinity) TG006363
Whaley, No. 6, Recital Solos for Snare Drum (Meredith) HL00317051
Wanamaker, Chops Are Us, Rudimental Contest Solos (Alfred) 11802
Wanamaker, Free Flight, Rudimental Contest Solos (Alfred) 11802
Wilshere, Silver, Percussion World – Snare Drum (Trinity) TCL615022

Grade 8 (select one)
Rudimentary study
Pearcey, Nimble and Neat, Snare Drum Studies (Mark Aldous)
Skinner, Grade 8 Rudimental Study, Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 6–8 (Trinity) TG006363

Grade 8 Pieces
Bomhof, Teccolino, Rhythms & Rolls (De Haske) DHP1023252-401
Cirone, No. 3, Portraits in Rhythm (Alfred) HAB00101
Hans, Pearl Harbor Suite, 40 Intermediate Snare Drum Solos (Hal Leonard) HL06620067
Kendle, Five Alive!, Percussion World – Snare Drum (Trinity) TCL615022
O’Reilly, Introduction and Rondo, Solos for the Percussion Player (Schirmer) GS33209
Skinner, Caixa March , Snare Drum Pieces & Studies: Grades 6-8 (Trinity) TG006363
Sonntag, Eerie Snare Drum, no. 18, Magic Sticks (Zimmermann) ZM33490
Sonntag, The Crazy Snare Drum, no. 19, Magic Sticks (Zimmermann) ZM33490
Wanamaker, Cyclone, Rudimental Contest Solos (Alfred) 11802
Wilshere, Gold , Percussion World – Snare Drum (Trinity) TCL615022

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