Trinity – Viola Grade 7, 2020-2023

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Trinity Aural Test books Grades 6 to 8

Orchestral Extracts required for the technical exam can be found in Orchester Probespiel: Viola

Viola Pieces for Grade 7
Candidates perform a balanced programme of three pieces, chosen from the list below. Only one unaccompanied piece may be chosen. Pieces by at least two composers must be played. An own composition may be played instead of one listed piece. One piece may be played on violin, chosen from the Grade 7 Violin list. Pieces marked đŸŽ» must be unaccompanied

Group A
J C Bach, arr. Casadesus, Allegro molto ma maestoso (1st movt from Concerto in C minor), (Salabert) SLB3920
J S Bach, Adagio and Allegro (1st and 2nd movts) or Allegro (4th movt) (from Gamba Sonata in D major, BWV 1028), Three Gamba Sonatas, BWV 1027-1029, (Henle) HN684
J S Bach, Allegro ma non tanto (2nd movt from Gamba Sonata in G major, BWV 1027), Three Gamba Sonatas, BWV 1027-1029, (Henle) HN684
J S Bach, arr. Forbes, Allemande (2nd movt from Suite no. 1 in G) or BourrĂ©es 1 & 2 (from Suite no. 3), The Solo Cello Suites arranged for Viola, (Chester) CH01401, đŸŽ»
J S Bach, trans. Rowland-Jones, BourrĂ©es nos. 1 and 2 (from Cello Suite no. 4 in E♭, BWV 1010), 6 Cello Suites, BWV 1007-1012, (Peters) EP7489, đŸŽ»
Beach, arr. Grant, Mazurka, Three Pieces, op. 40, (Spartan) SP1389
Brahms, arr. Forbes, Hungarian Dance no. 3 in F, Hungarian Dances nos. 1 & 3, (Peters) EP7725
Caix d’Hervelois, arr. Marchet, Allegro and Double, La Chambor (Allemande), (IMC) 446
Mazas, Pizzicato with the Left Hand, no. 30, Etudes spĂ©ciales, op. 36 book 1, (Schirmer) GS26257, đŸŽ»
Mozart, arr. Preucil, Adagio and Rondo in D, Suzuki Viola School vol. 6, (Summy-Birchard) 0491S, piano accomp.
Reger, arr. Werdin, Canon, no. 1 and Fuge, no. 6, Six Pieces, op. 47, (Doblinger) 03589
Schubert, Adagio (2nd movt from Sonata in A minor ‘Arpeggione‘, D 821), (BĂ€renreiter) BA5683
Schumann, Nicht schnell (1st movt from MĂ€rchenbilder (Fairy Tale Pictures), op. 113), (Peters) EP2372
Stamitz, Andante moderato (2nd movt from Concerto in D, op. 1), (Breitkopf) EB5580
Vivaldi, Allegro moderato (2nd movt from Sonata in G), (Viola World) VWP076
Wieniawski, RĂȘverie, (PWM) 7432

Group B
Bridge, Pensiero, Two Pieces for Viola and Piano, (Stainer) H171
R Clarke, Passacaglia on an Old English Tune, Solos for Young Violists vol. 5, (Summy-Birchard) 18830X
Cowles, Blues Variations, (Spartan) SP386
DvorĂĄk , arr. Arnold, Allegro (1st movt from Sonatina, op. 100), (Viola World) VWP058,
Elgar, arr. Arnold, Chanson de matin, op. 15 no. 2, Chanson de matin & Chanson de nuit, (Novello) NOV120854
Fauré, arr. Busser, Pavane, (Hamelle) HA9143
Gershwin, arr. Arnold, Prelude no. 2, Three Preludes, (Viola World) VWP096
Grainger, arr. Barber, The Sussex Mummer’s Christmas Carol, Solos for Young Violists vol. 5, (Summy-Birchard) 18830X
Hindemith, Meditation (no. 8 from Nobilissima Visione), (Schott) ED3684
Kiel, Allegretto semplice and Allegro con passione (2nd and 3rd movts from 3 Romances, op. 69), (Kunzelmann) GM101
Le Beau, NachtstĂŒck, Drei StĂŒcke fĂŒr Viola, op. 26, (Furore) 3220
Rachmaninov, arr. Silverthorne, Vocalise, op. 34 no. 14, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060113246
Satie, arr. Arnold, Gymnopédie no. 1, (Viola World) VWP117
Vaughan Williams, Prelude (from Group 1), Suite for Viola and Orchestra, (OUP) 9780193694057

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