Trinity Recorder Exams – Grade 3

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 3
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

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Descant
Group A
Bennett, Collapso, Concert Repertoire for Recorder (Faber) 0571523862
Bennett, Moody Judy, First Repertoire for Descant Recorder (Faber) 0571523285
Byrd, Wolsey’s Wilde, Recorder Anthology book 2 (Trinity) TG 009241
Conte, At Sunset, First Repertoire for Descant Recorder (Faber) 0571523285
Cowles, Smooth Connections, Power Up! (Fentone) F870
Dieupart, Menuet en Rondeau, Recorder Anthology book 2 (Trinity) TG 009241
Finger, Sonata, 4th movt: Adagio (Schott) OFB 1022
Haydn, Partie: III Finale, First Repertoire for Descant Recorder (Faber) 0571523285
Haydn, Serenade, Recorder Anthology book 2 (Trinity) TG 009241
Kelly, Air or Song (i), Globe Theatre Suite (Stainer & Bell) H452
Purcell, Rondo from The Fairy Queen, Baroque Recorder Anthology book 2 (Schott) ED 13135
Tchaikovsky, Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy, Winner Scores All, (book and CD, piano accomp.) 0322
Telemann, Partita 2, Aria 2: Allegro, Die kleine Kammermusik: 6 Partiten (Amadeus) BP 2400
Wilson, Joe’s New Words, Creative Variations for Recorder vol. 1 (Camden) CM233

Group B
Clark, Viennese Whirl, Recorder Anthology book 2 (Trinity) TG 009241
Gariboldi, Study no. 22, 50 Graded Studies for Recorder (Faber) 0571523188
Popp, Moderato, Recorder Anthology book 2 (Trinity) TG 009241
Purcell, Prelude, Recorder Anthology book 2 (Trinity) TG 009241
van Eyck, Tweede Rosemunde, Der Fluyten Lust-hof vol. 1 (Amadeus) BP0704 / (XYZ) 1013
Watts, Study in Pink, Fresh Air (Mayhew) 3611884

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Treble
Group A
J S Bach, Menuet, Pieces from the B minor Suite, BWV 1067 (Moeck) EM738
Corelli, Preludio from Sonata 1, Six Sonatas op. 5 vol. 1 (Schott) ED 12303
De Lavigne, Gracieusement, First Repertoire Pieces [Treble ed.] (Boosey & Hawkes) M060 071096
Haughton, Celtic Dance or Seven Seas Hornpipe, Recorder Fun Club (Grade 2–3) (Mayhew) 3611858
Haydn, Serenade, Recorder Anthology book 2 (Trinity) TG 009241
Hook, Sonatina no. 2 in C, 1st movt: Allegretto (Schott) ED 10139
Loeillet, Sonata no. 3 in G, 1st movt: Largo, Zwölf Sonaten op. 1, 1–3 (Amadeus) BP575
Marcello, Sonata in F op. 2 no. 12: Gavotta, 12 Sonatas vol. 4 (Amadeus) BP2059
Marshall, The Irish Lamentation, A Playford Garland (Forsyth) FMN01
Montéclair, Deuxième Concert in D minor, 6th movt: Sarabande (Amadeus) BP0742
Mozart, To Chloe, Concert Repertoire for Recorder (Faber) 0571523862
Ory, Muskrat Ramble, Amazing Solos (Boosey & Hawkes) M060 103575
Ridout, Pastorale for Treble Recorder & Harpsichord or Piano (Forsyth) FZZ22
Valentine, Sonata in G major op. 3 no. 2, 1st movt: Adagio, 3 Sonatas (Schott) OFB 205
Vivaldi, Winter, Amazing Solos (Boosey & Hawkes) M060 103575
Young, Reflections (Peacock) PJT079

Group B
Anon., Adagio, no. 85, Fun & Games with the Alto Recorder, Tutor book 1 (Schott) ED 12703
Boismortier, Quatrième Suite, 2nd movt: Gaiment, Six Suites, op. 35 (Schott) OFB 147
Krähmer, Romanze, no. 158, A Solo Book for Treble Recorder (Schott) ED 21796
L Mozart, Passepied, no. 96, Fun & Games with the Alto Recorder, Tutor book 1 (Schott) ED 12703
Telemann, Fantasia no. 1 in C, 2nd movt: Allegro, 12 Fantasias (Bärenreiter) BA 6440
Trad., Drowsy Maggie, Traditional Irish Music for Treble Recorder (Peacock) PAR101
Trad., Sailor’s Hornpipe, no. 37, Fun & Games with the Alto Recorder, Tutor book 2 (Schott) ED 12705

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