Trinity – Violin Grade 6, 2020-2023

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Trinity Scales and Arpeggios – Grades Initial to 8

Trinity Sight reading Grades 4 to 8

Trinity Aural Test books Grades 6 to 8

Violin Pieces for Grade 6
Candidates must perform a balanced programme of three pieces, chosen from the list below or a piece from either group on the Grade 6 Scottish Traditional Fiddle list (maximum of one) or an own composition. A maximum of one unaccompanied or Scottish traditional fiddle item may be played and no more than one duet may be played. One piece may be played on viola with a piece selected from the Viola Grade 6 list. Pieces must be by at least two composers.

The pieces below marked 📚 can be found in Violin Exam Pieces 2020–2023: Grade 6

Group A
1. Haydn, Presto, from Divertimento No. 20, Classical Violinist (Boosey & Hawkes)
2. Martinu, Madrigal Stanza No. 1, Five Madrigal Stanzas (Schirmer)
3. Mazas, Etude, Op. 36 No. 8 (Unaccompanied) 📚
4. Nölck, Hungarian Dance, Op. 196 No. 5 📚
5. Schubert, Menuetto And Trio, 3rd Movt from Sonatina In A Minor, Op. 137 No. 2, Dv 385, 3 Sonatinas, Op. 137 (Peters)
6. Sica, Arr. Lambert, Tarantelle Napolitaine 📚
7. Stanley, Siciliana & Allegro, from Sonata In A Minor, Op. 4 No. 1, Baroque Violinist (Boosey & Hawkes)
8. Telemann, Presto, from Fantasia No. 10, Raise The Bar Violin: Grades 6–8 (Trinity) (Unaccompanied)
9. Tessarini, Allegro, 1st Movt from Concerto In D, 📚
10. Vivaldi, Allemanda ,2nd Movt from Sonata In B Minor, Op. 5 No. 4, Rv 35, Four Sonatas, Op. 5 Nos. 1–4 (EMA)
11. Wiggins, Court Herald, No. 6 or Song from The High Hills, No. 7, The Tenor Horn Player’s Debut (Studio)

Group B
1. Boulanger, Nocturne ?
2. Dvorák, Slavonic Dance No. 10, Op. 72 No. 2, Raise The Bar Violin: Grades 6–8 (Trinity)
3. Elgar, Mot D’amour, Op. 13 No. 1 📚
4. Iles, Des Vendanges, Jazz In Autumn (OUP)
5. Kreisler, Liebesleid (Love’s Sorrow) (Schott)
6. Kreisler, Syncopation 📚
7. Leclair, Allegro, from Sonata In D, Op. 1 No. 10, Baroque Violinist (Boosey & Hawkes)
8. Mayer, Andante, 2nd Movt from Violin Sonata In E♭ ?
9. Perlman Hora-Hatikvah, from Israeli Concerto, The Boosey & Hawkes Violin Anthology (Boosey & Hawkes)
10. Piazzolla, Arr. Huws Jones, Vuelvo Al Sur, The Tango Fiddler (Boosey & Hawkes)
11. Toselli, Serenata, Op. 6 (Delrieu)

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