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Treble Recorder 7 Treble Recorder

Treble Recorder Grade 7 exams consist of three pieces, chosen by the candidate from the appropriate lists in the current syllabus, scales and broken chords, sight-reading and aural tests.

Total marks in all individual Practical exams are 150. 100 marks are required to achieve Pass, 120 marks to pass with Merit and 130 marks to pass with Distinction.

Treble Recorder Grade 7 (2018-2021)

Pieces

Three pieces: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists, A, B and C - 30 marks each

List A

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Anon. Paul's Steeple
No. 2 from The Division Flute, Vol. 1
Amadeus (BP 0710)

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Paul's Steeple & Faronell's Ground (Follia)
Dowani (DOW 02503-400)

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2 M. Farinel Faronell's Ground
(Sections 1–6 only)
No. 3 from The Division Flute, Vol. 1
Amadeus (BP 0710)

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Paul's Steeple & Faronell's Ground (Follia)
Dowani (DOW 02503-400)

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3 Babell Largo And Presto (Descant/Tenor)
1st movt And 2nd movt from Sonata No. 9 in B♭
Babell: 12 Sonatas, Nos 7–9
Amadeus (BP 0336)

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4 Bigaglia Adagio And Allegro (Descant/Tenor)
1st movt And 2nd movt from Sonata in D, Op. 1 No. 1
Bigaglia: 12 Sonatas, Op. 1 Nos 1–4
Amadeus (BP 0317)

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5 Boismortier
arr. Ruf
Largo And Allegro
1st movt And 2nd movt from Sonata in G minor, Op. 44 No. 4
Boismortier: Sonata in G minor, Op. 44 No. 4, arr. Ruf
Bärenreiter (BA 8086)

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6 Chédeville (formerly attrib. Vivaldi) Vivace And Fuga da cappella
1st movt And 2nd movt from Sonata No. 6 in G minor
Chédeville: Il Pastor Fido: Six Sonatas
Bärenreiter (BA8735)

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Italian Baroque Music for Treble Recorder
Bärenreiter (HM 250)

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7 Handel Larghetto And Allegro
1st movt And 2nd movt from Sonata in C, HWV 365, Op. 1 No. 7
Handel: Sonata in C, HWV 365, Op. 1 No. 7
Schott (OFB 39)

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Handel: Complete Sonatas for Recorder
Faber

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Handel: Complete Sonatas for Recorder
Bärenreiter (BA 4259)

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8 Giuseppe Sammartini Allegro And Andante
1st movt And 2nd movt from Sonata in G, Sibley No. 24/12
Giuseppe Sammartini: Sonata in G, Sibley No. 24
Faber

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Giuseppe Sammartini: Sonata in G, Sibley No. 12
Nova (NM183)

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Giuseppe Sammartini: Six Sonatas for Treble Recorder
Faber

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9 Telemann Andante And Allegro
1st movt And 2nd movt from Sonatina in A minor, TWV 41:a4
Telemann: Two Sonatinas for Treble Recorder
Schott (OFB 181)

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10 Telemann Aria 1 And Aria 3 And Aria 4 (Descant/Tenor)
2nd movt And 4th movt And 5th movt from Partita No. 4 in G minor, TWV 41:g2
Telemann: Die kleine Kammermusik: 6 Partiten
Amadeus (BP 2400)

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Telemann: Die kleine Kammermusik: 6 Partiten
Bärenreiter (HM 47)

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List B

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 M. Arnold Rondo
3rd movt from Sonatina, Op. 41
M. Arnold: Sonatina, Op. 41
Novello (PAT60050)

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2 Balay
arr. Mourey
Andante et Allegretto (Treble/Descant/Tenor)
Balay: Andante et Allegretto for Alto Recorder, arr. Mourey
Edition Marc Reift (EMR 21198)

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Balay: Andante et Allegretto for Soprano Recorder, arr. Mourey
Edition Marc Reift (EMR 21211)

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Balay: Andante et Allegretto for Tenor Recorder, arr. Mourey
Edition Marc Reift (EMR 21212)

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3 Y. Bowen Moderato e semplice
1st movt from Sonata, Op. 121
Y. Bowen: Sonata (formerly Sonatina), Op. 121
Emerson (E113)

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4 Alan Bullard Fish and Chips (Descant)
No. 5 from Recipes for Descant Recorder
Alan Bullard: Recipes for Descant Recorder
Forsyth (FBA01)

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5 Elizabeth Cooper Capriccioso (Descant)
1st movt from Sonatina for Descant Recorder
Elizabeth Cooper: Sonatina for Descant Recorder
Peacock Press (PJT159)

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6 Edward Gregson Pastoral
No. 1 from Three Matisse Impressions
Edward Gregson: Three Matisse Impressions
Forsyth (FGE02)

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7 Guus Haverkate Memories Or Narrow Escape
from Jazzin' 1
Guus Haverkate: Jazzin' 1
Peacock Press (P 401)

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8 W. Leigh Allegro leggiero
3rd movt from Sonatina for Treble Recorder
W. Leigh: Sonatina for Treble Recorder
Schott (OFB 1041)

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9 Milford Vivo (non troppo)
3rd movt from Sonatina in F
Milford: Sonatina in F
OUP

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10 Swann Part 1
from Rhapsody from Within
Swann: Rhapsody from Within
Peacock Press (PD 04)

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List C

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 J. S. Bach
arr. Harras or Robinson
Sarabande
3rd movt from Partita in C minor, BWV 1013
J. S. Bach: Partita in C minor, BWV 1013, arr. Harras
Bärenreiter (BA 6432)

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P. 88 from The Solo Recorder, Vol. 1, arr. Robinson
Peacock Press (PAR 108)

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2 Telemann
arr. Harras or Robinson
Adagio And Allegro
3rd movt And 4th movt from Fantasia No. 2 in C minor, TWV 40:3
No. 2 from Telemann: 12 Fantasias for Treble Recorder, arr. Harras
Bärenreiter (BA 6440)

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P. 25 from The Solo Recorder, Vol. 1, arr. Robinson
Peacock Press (PAR 108)

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3 Brüggen Molto adagio
No. 4 from Five Studies for Finger Control
Brüggen: Five Studies for Finger Control
Broekmans & Van Poppel (BRP712)

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4 Elizabeth Cooper Study in C Or Study in D
No. 1 Or No. 3 from 10 Advanced Studies
Elizabeth Cooper: 10 Advanced Studies
Peacock Press (P311)

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5 van Eyck Sarabanda Or Prins Robberts Masco (Descant/Tenor)
from Der Fluyten Lust-hof
(complete)
No. 53 from van Eyck: Der Fluyten Lust-hof, Vol. 2
XYZ (1021)

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No. 50 from van Eyck: Der Fluyten Lust-hof, Vol. 2
Amadeus (BP 0705)

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6 Genzmer Allegro molto
No. 7 from Improvisations
Genzmer: Improvisations
Schott (OFB 201)

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No. 162 from Altblockflöten-Solobuch
Schott (ED 21796)

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7 Krähmer Andantino (Descant)
No. 12 from 12 Divertimenti (1822)
Krähmer: 12 Divertimenti (1822) for Descant Recorder
Moeck (EM1121)

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8 Hans-Martin Linde Allegretto grazioso
No. 10 from Modern Exercises for Treble Recorder
Hans-Martin Linde: Modern Exercises for Treble Recorder
Schott (ED 4797)

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9 Matthias Maute Rag Or Stamping Blues
No. 8 Or No. 5 from Turtle Tunes
P. 9 Or P. 12 from Matthias Maute: Turtle Tunes
Mieroprint (EM1053)

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10 Tulou Study in F
No. 109 from 150 Classical Studies
Universal (UE33029)

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Treble Recorder Grade 7 Treble Recorder

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Additional information

Related instrument option: Treble recorder candidates at Grades 6–8 may play one of their three pieces on a Descant or Tenor recorder where indicated in the Lists. There is no advantage to be gained over other candidates in taking this option, and all the other requirements must be played on a Treble recorder.

Candidates for a Grade 6, 7 or 8 exam must already have passed ABRSM Grade 5 (or above) in Music Theory, Practical Musicianship or a solo Jazz subject; for full details, including a list of accepted alternatives, see Regulation 1d.

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