Trinity Recorder Exams – Grade 2

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

Trinity Scales and Arpeggios – Grades Initial to 8
Trinity Sight reading, Treble Recorder Grades 1 to 8
Trinity Sight reading, Descant Recorder Grades initial to 5
Trinity Aural Test books Grades 1 to 5

Recorder Pieces for Grade 2
Three pieces are to be played, two pieces from group A and one piece from group B, to form a balanced programme. Instead of one piece, candidates may offer an own composition

Descant
Group A
Anon., The Devil in the Bush or La calata, Recorder Anthology book 2 (Trinity) TG 009241
Anon., Gentille, Baroque Recorder Anthology book 1 (Schott) ED 13134
Bizet, Prelude from L’Arlésienne, Winners Galore (Brass Wind, piano accomp.) 0310
Bonsor, Caribbean or The Merry-go-round, Really Easy Recorder Book (Faber) 057151037X
Coombes, Simply a Rag, Simply a Rag (Brass Wind) 0312
Cooper, Wren’s Waltz or Woodpecker, The Woodpecker and Friends (Kirklees) 43521354
Cowles, Ohm Sweet Ohm, Power Up! (Fentone) F870
Dowland, The King of Denmark’s Galliard, Renaissance Recorder Anthology book 1 (Schott) ED 13591
Farnaby, Fayne Would I Wedd, Elizabethan Ayres & Dances (Schott) ED 10037
Lennon/McCartney, Yesterday, Easy Winners (Brass Wind, Book, Book with CD, piano accomp.) 0320
Menken, A Whole New World, Easy Winners (Brass Wind, Book, Book with CD, piano accomp.) 0320
Miles, Abigail’s Song, Creative Variations for Recorder vol. 1 (Camden) CM233
Praetorius, Ballet, Amazing Solos (Boosey & Hawkes) M060 103568
Purcell, Trumpet Tune, Winner Scores All (Brass Wind, book and CD, piano accomp..) 0322
Russell-Smith, Pure Silk, Jazzy Recorder I (Universal) UE 18828
Telemann, Menuet, Baroque Recorder Anthology book 1 (Schott) ED 13134
Telemann, Passepied, Spielbuch für sopran-blockflöte und klavier (Moeck) EM2076
Trad., The Hungarian Waltz, Recorder Anthology book 2 (Trinity) TG 009241
Wedgwood, Let’s Get Real, Easy Jazzin’ About (Faber) 0571523293

Group B
Boismortier, Study no. 13, 50 Graded Studies for Recorder (Faber) 0571523188
Da Costa, Thumbs up!, First Repertoire for Descant Recorder (Faber) 0571523285
Gibbs, jr, General Wolfe’s March, Recorder Anthology book 2 (Trinity) TG 009241
Mossi, Gavotte, no. 46, Fun & Games with the Alto Recorder, Tutor book 1 (Schott) ED12703
Trad., Hornpipe, Easy Winners (Brass Wind, Book, Book with CD, piano accomp.) 0320
Trad., The Nutting Girl, Recorder Anthology book 2 (Trinity) TG 009241
van Eyck, Onder der Linde Groene, Modo 2, Recorder Anthology book 2 (Trinity) TG 009241
van Eyck, De zoete zoomertyden (Theme & 1st variation), Der Fluyten Lust-hof vol. 1 (Amadeus) BP0704 / (XYZ) 1013

Treble
Group A
Anon., Tanz, Kleine Vortragsstücke (Schott) ED 4857
Bonsor, Swing Your Partners!, Five Concert Pieces (Schott) ED 12346
Bousted, Boats on a Painted Sea, New Horizon (Orpheus) OMP 099
Corelli, Tempo di Gavotto, Sonata 1, from Six Sonatas op. 5 vol. 1 (Schott) ED 12303
Graves, Air, Divertimento (Schott) ED 10828
Haughton, Tango Argentine, Recorder Fun Club (Grade 1-2) (Mayhew) 3611857
Loeillet de Gant, Gavotta, Recorder Anthology book 2 (Trinity) TG 009241
Reid, In the Hall of the Mountain Queen or Spooky Serenade, Duncan & Paul’s Shopping List (Sunshine) SUN306
Sieber, Sonata no. 1, 3rd movt: Ceciliana, Sechs Sonaten (Amadeus) BP 0935
Susato, Danse de Berger, First Repertoire Pieces (Treble Edition) (Boosey & Hawkes) M060 071096
Telemann, Andante from Partita no. 1, Concert Repertoire for Recorder (Faber) 0571523862
Thornowitz, Giga, Recorder Anthology book 2 (Trinity) TG 009241

Group B
Boismortier, Deuxiême Suite, 5th movt: 1st Rigaudon, Six Suites op. 35 (Schott) OFB 147
Boismortier, Première Suite, 6th movt: Menuet, Six Suites op. 35 (Schott) OFB 147
Cooper, No. 1 or no. 3 or no. 4 [unaccompanied], Animal Antics (Peacock) P45
Demoivre, Gavott from Suite a-Moll, no. 128, A Solo Book for Treble Recorder (Schott) ED 21796
Handel, Minuet, Treble Recorder from the Beginning (Chester) CH72919
Mozart, Andante Grazioso, Treble Recorder from the Beginning (Chester) CH72919
Praetorius, Branle de la Torche, 50 Renaissance Dance Tunes (Schott) ED 12266
Trad., Setting Sun, Traditional Irish Music for Treble Recorder (Peacock) PAR101
Trad., Let the Toast Pass, Treble Recorder from the Beginning (Chester) CH72919

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