Trinity Trumpet, Flugelhorn and Cornet : Grade 6

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Trinity Sight reading Grades 1 to 8
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Trinity Scales and Arpeggios – Grades 1 to 8
Orchestral or Brass Band Extracts (music may be used)
Candidates prepare all extracts for trumpet, cornet or flugelhorn.
Candidates choose one extract to play first. Examiners then select one of the remaining two prepared extracts to be performed.
Trumpet extracts must be played on a B♭ trumpet. Candidates must perform from the publication rather than a transposed version.

1. Bizet: Carmen, 1. Akt Allegro (page 11, trumpet in A: entire extract)
2. Bizet: Carmen, 2. Akt Nr. 16 Duett (page 12, part 1 in B♭: from Fig. 77 to Fig. 79)
3. Mozart: Die Hochzeit des Figaro, 1. Akt Nr. 10 Arie des Figaro (pages 28–29, trumpet I in C: entire extract)
Extracts from Orchester Probespiel (Peters) EP8664

B♭ cornet
1. Ball: Devon Fantasy (no. 11, passages 2 & 4)
2. Vinter: Entertainments (no. 17, passages 1 & 3)
3. Lloyd: Diversions on a Bass Theme (no. 14, passage 1)
Extracts from Our Heritage vol. 1 (Con Moto) CMT2001

1. Fletcher: Epic Symphony (no. 13, passages 2 & 3)
2. Horovitz: Ballet for Band (no. 1, passage 2)
3. Gregson: Of Men & Mountains (no. 30, passages 1, 2 & 3)
Extracts from Our Heritage vol. 5 (Con Moto) CMT2005


Trumpet, Flugel Horn and Cornet Pieces for Grade 6

Candidates perform a balanced programme of three pieces: two accompanied pieces from group A and one unaccompanied piece from group B. An own composition may be played instead of one listed piece.
Pieces marked ? can be found in the Grade 6 Exam Book (Trinity) TCL018922

Group A (accompanied)
Banchieri, Canzona 5, Trumpet, Cornet & Flugelhorn Exam Pieces 2019–2022 Grade 6 ?
Berlin, Let’s Face the Music and Dance, Let’s Face the Music (Brass Wind) 2128
Berlioz, Un Bal from Symphonie Fantastique, Absolutely Trumpet (Brass Wind) 1127
Bernstein, Lucky to Be Me (from On The Town), Trumpet, Cornet & Flugelhorn Exam Pieces 2019–2022 Grade 6 ?
Bizet, Overture, Carmen Suite (Stainer) H454
Dvořák, Rusalka’s Song to the Moon, Shepherd’s Song (Winwood) 0084
Gershwin, Walking the Dog [including repeat], Transatlantic Trumpet (Goodmusic) GM092
Gorb, Tango Argentino, A Tango to Bali (Brass Wind) 1124
Haydn, Trumpet Concerto, 2nd movt: Andante (Boosey) M060032097
Jenkins, Salm O Dewi Sant, Trumpet, Cornet & Flugelhorn Exam Pieces 2019–2022 Grade 6 ?
Kelly, Takin’ It in my Stride, A Little Jazz Suite (Forton) FM401
Kelly, The Chase, Whodunnit (Stainer) H442
Knight, Moorland March (Tim Knight) TKM814
Larsson, Concertino for Trumpet & Strings, op. 45 no. 6, 1st movt: Allegro moderato or 3rd movt: Allegro risoluto (Gehrmans) CG5138
Mancini, Moon River, Let’s Face the Music (Brass Wind) 2128
Morgan, Legend, op. 35 (Stainer) H490
Moszkowski, Danza Animada, Fiesta Española for Trumpet (Brass Wind) 2116
Piazzolla, Pedro y Pedro, El Viaje (Boosey) M060120718
Sanders, Square-Dance (Stainer) 2692
Satie, Gymnopédie no. 1 (Schott) ED09954
Sharma, Proclaiming Joy (Forton) FM342
Sparke, Soliloquy for B♭ Cornet & Piano (Studio) M050000020
Street, Rondino (Boosey) M060050541
Tchaikovsky, Chanson Napolitaine, op. 39 no. 18, Second Book of Trumpet Solos (Faber) 057150857X
Telemann, Die Tapferkeit, Festive Baroque (De Haske) DHP 1033419-400
Vizzutti, The Enchanted Trumpet, Trumpet, Cornet & Flugelhorn Exam Pieces 2019–2022 Grade 6 ?
Wedgwood, Survivor, After Hours (Faber) 0571522688
Wilson, Summer Samba, Bebop to Rock (Faber) SP479

Group B(unaccompanied)
Barnard, Slurs (no. 6 from Trumpet Hanon), Trumpet, Cornet & Flugelhorn Exam Pieces 2019–2022 Grade 6 ?
Bourgeois, Study no. 8, Ace of Trumpets (Brass Wind) 6024
Hering, Study no. 37, 40 Progressive Etudes for Trumpet (Fischer) 3309
Howarth, No. 4, The Elgar Howarth Way (Brass Wind) 6031
Hudson, Pinehurst Rag, 25 More Modern Studies (Universal) UE21622
Kopprasch, Study no. 45, 60 Studies for Trumpet vol. 2 (IMC) 2105
McKenzie, Czardas or Jota, Rhythms of Life (Con Moto) CMT1007
Miller, Rubber Lips, no. 12 or Morning, no. 13, Progressive Brass Studies (Faber) 0571513204
Nightingale, Monette, Strictly Trumpety Tudes (Warwick) TR071
Reinhardt, Study no. 12, Selection of Concone Studies (Elkan-Vogel) UNI8642
Sieber, No. 13, Vocalises (De Haske) DHP1125058-400
Vizzutti, Flamenco or Tango, 20 Dances for Trumpet (De Haske) DH991786
Vizzutti, Study no. 9 of Intermediate Etudes, p. 11, Trumpet Method book 3: Melodic Studies (Alfred) 3393
Wilkinson, Clusters and Nebulae (from Astronotes), Trumpet, Cornet & Flugelhorn Exam Pieces 2019–2022 Grade 6 ?

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