Trinity Recorder Exams – Grade 4

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 4
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
Babell, Concerto in D minor op. 3 no. 3, 3rd movt: Adagio (Universal) UE 17122
J S Bach, Sinfonia, Recorder Anthology book 3 (Trinity) TG 009258
Boismortier, Sonata in D major, 2nd movt: Gaiment (Schott) OFB 203
Bonsor, Reverie, Jazzy Recorder 2 (Universal) UE 19364
Bullard, Best Bonnet Waltz, Hat Box (Forsyth) FBA05
Cherubini, Andantino, Recorder Anthology book 3 (Trinity) TG 009258
Couperin, L’et cætera, Recorder Anthology book 3 (Trinity) TG 009258
Gastoldi, A Lieta Vita, Recorder Anthology book 3 (Trinity) TG 009258
Kelly, Jig, Globe Theatre Suite (Stainer & Bell) H452
Rameau, Tambourins I & II, Recorder Anthology book 3 (Trinity) TG 009258
Turner, Aria, Six Bagatelles (Forsyth) FTJ02
Valentine, Sonata no. 8 in G, 1st movt: Grave and 2nd movt: Allegro (Schott) ED 11726
Watts, When Paddy Met Bella, Razzamajazz Repertoire (Descant Recorder) (Mayhew) 3611813
Wilson, Hey Joe — Let’s Meet, Creative Variations for Recorder vol. 1 (Camden) CM233

Group B
Ashworth & Hope, Blue Peter Theme, Easy Winners (Brass Wind, Book, Book with CD, piano accomp.) 0320
Clark, Gumston’s Gigue, Recorder Anthology book 3 (Trinity) TG 009258
Harris, Study no. 34, 50 Graded Studies for Recorder (Faber) 0571523188
Krähmer, No. 36, 40 Fortschreitende Übungsstücke (Moeck) EM 1131
Noordt, Petit Branle 3, The Gods’ Recorder – Heaven (XYZ) 1427
Trad. ed. Saunders, Echuohara (Air for Tenor) , 8 Traditional Japanese Pieces (Novello) NOV120507
Watts, Coffee Bean Carnival!, First Repertoire for Descant Recorder (Faber) 0571523285

Treble
Group A
Anon., Woodycock, no. 23, The Renaissance Recorder (Boosey & Hawkes) M060 105258
Bononcini, Divertimento no. 1, 4th movt: Vivace, Divertimenti da Camera (Schott) OFB 9
Corelli, Sonata IV, 1st movt: Preludio, Six Sonatas vol. 2 (Schott) ED 12304
Couperin, L’et cætera, Recorder Anthology book 3 (Trinity) TG 009258
Dieupart, Gigue, Suite no. 1 (Moeck) EM 1084
Fortin, Blues, Jolly Joker (Doblinger) DOBL 4490
Fulton, Air, Scottish Suite (Schott) ED 10466
Hand, Cantilena, Sonata Piccola, op. 63 (Peacock) P148
Hook, Sonatina no. 1 in F, 1st movt: Allegretto (Schott) ED 10138
Loeillet de Gant, Largo, Recorder Anthology book 3 (Trinity) TG 009258
Loeillet, Sonata no. 3 in G, 4th movt: Gavotta, Twelve Sonatas op. 1 nos 1–3 (Amadeus) BP575
Mancini, Sonata in B minor op. 1 no. 10, 1st movt: Largo (Amadeus) BP866
Marcello, Sonata in G minor op. 2 no. 11, 1st movt: Adagio (Amadeus) BP2059
Milford, Andantino, no. 1, Three Airs (OUP) 9780193578098
Steele, Song, Recital Pieces vol. 2 (Forsyth) FZZ16
Vivaldi, Il Gardellino Concerto, 2nd movt: Cantabile [treble or sopranino](Ricordi)
Wetherell, Sonatina, 2nd movt: Cançion (Forsyth) FWE01

Group B
Cooper, Chattering Monkeys, no. 7 [unaccompanied], Animal Antics (Peacock) P45
Demoivre, Jigg, no. 77, Fun & Games with the Alto Recorder, Tutor book 2 (Schott) ED 12705
Johnson, March Time, no. 1, Music for Hallowe’en (Peacock) PJT026
Linde, No. 15, Modern Exercises for Treble Recorder (Schott) ED 4797
Trad., Dingle Regatta, Traditional Irish Music for Treble Recorder (Peacock) PAR101

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