Trinity – Singing Grade Initial, 2018-2021

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Trinity Aural Test books Grades 1 to 5

Songs
Candidates perform a balanced programme of three songs, chosen from the list below.
Candidates may not perform more than one song by the same composer.

📚 Songs included in the Trinity Repertoire Book for this grade

Anderson, To a Baby Brother from Song for a Baby Sister / To a Baby Brother, D; d’–e” (Robertson)
Anderson, Winter from Trinity Singing Initial, D; c#’–e”📚
Barratt, Elephant from Trinity Singing Initial, D; c#’–d”📚
Belyea, Lions, G; d’–d” (Robertson)
Coombes, Whales – Swimming Free [1st and 3rd verses] from Trinity Singing Initial, D; c#’–e”📚
Court, Korimako, Dm; d’–c”, Bellbird from Trinity Singing Initial📚
Crawley, Food, from Ev’ryday Things, from Trinity Singing Initial, Dm; c#’–c”📚
Crawley, Mrs Dinosaur, C; c’–c” (Robertson)
Crawley, The Night the Witches Ride from Trick or Treat: Three Songs for Halloween, Em; e’–e” (Robertson)
Crawley, The Penguin Dance, F; c’–c” (Robertson)
Curwin, My Dog Spot, G; d’–e” (Curwen)
Gritz, My Mother Said from Trinity Singing Initial, Dm; d’–c”📚
Holdstock, Flat as a Pancake from The Bright Umbrella, F; c’–d” (Universal)
Holdstock, Pancake Calypso from The Bright Umbrella, C; c’–d” (Universal)
Holdstock, The Bright Umbrella from The Bright Umbrella, Gm; d’–d” (Universal)
Holdstock, The Scarecrow from The Bright Umbrella, C; c’–c” (Universal)
Horsley, There is a Green Hill Far Away from Hymns Ancient & Modern New Standard (no. 137), E♭; e♭’–e♭” (Canterbury) 0907547370
Lee, Earth Folk from Trinity Singing Initial, Am; e’-c#”📚
Lindley, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, E; e’–e” (Banks)
Marsh, Big Boats, G; d’–d, Small Boats [any 2 verses and choruses] from Junior Songscape Earth (Faber) ,
Pitt arr. Marsh, Two Little Men in a Flying Saucer from Trinity Singing Initial, C; c’–e📚
Reynolds arr. Marsh, Morningtown Ride [verses 1 & 4] from Junior Songscape Children’s Favourites, C; c’–e (Faber)
Ritchie, Albatross Flying So High from Trinity Singing Initial, C; d’–c📚
Roe, Yesterday’s News(Pardon Our Rubbish!) from Songs from the Betty Roe Shows vol. 1, Bm; b-b’ (Thames)
Schulz, O Come,D; d’–d, Little Children from Carol, Gaily Carol (A&C Black) 713657944,
Sherman, Doll on a Music Box [1st verse only](Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) from Broadway Presents! Kids’ Musical Theatre Anthology, E♭; b♭-c (Alfred)
Sherman, Let’s Go Fly a Kite (Mary Poppins) from Any Dream Will Do, B♭; c#’-d (Trinity Faber)
Sherman, The Wonderful Thing about Tiggers from The New Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs, F; c’–c (Hal Leonard)
Sherman, Winnie the Pooh from The New Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs, F; c’–b♭’ (Hal Leonard)
Strogers, Cradle Song from Trinity Singing Initial, D; c#’–c📚
Trad., Bound for South Australia from Trinity Singing Initial,C; c’-c”📚
Trad., Donkey Riding [any 2 verses and choruses – upper line only] from Best of Children’s Songs (Schott) or The National Songbook (Novello), D; d’–d or F; f’–d
Trad., Kumbayah [any 3 verses and choruses] from The Library of Folk Songs, C; c’–a’ (Music Sales)
Trad., My Father’s Garden from Trinity Singing Initial, F; c’–d📚
Trad. arr. Appleby & Fowler, The Smuggler’s Song from Sing Together!, E♭; d’–e♭ (OUP, melody edition, piano score)
Trad. arr. Carson Turner, Aiken Drum [any 2 verses and choruses – upper line only] from Best of Children’s Songs, G; d’–e (Schott)
Trad. arr. Carson Turner, There’s a Big Ship Sailing [any 3 verses] from Best of Children’s Songs, F; c’–d (Schott)
Trad. arr. Dédis, Oats and Beans and Barley Grow [omit 2nd verse] from Trinity Singing Initial, D; d’–c📚
Trad. arr. Long, Sur le pont d’Avignon from Trinity Singing Initial, G; d’–d📚
Trad. arr. Rao, Good Night from The Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection, Dm; d’–e (Boosey & Hawkes)
Trad. arr. Roberton, Humpty Dumpty from Humpty Dumpty and Shoo Shaggie, D; d’–d (Robertson)
Trad. arr. Wright, I Know Where I’m Going from Trinity Singing Initial, G; g’–d📚
Wrubel, Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, B♭; b♭–d, (Song of the South) from The New Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs (Hal Leonard)

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