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ABRSM: Specimen Aural Tests, Grades 1-3 with 2 CDs


Catalogue No: 9781848492561
Shop Product Code: 244287G
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ISBN: 9781848492561

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Subtitle: new edition from 2011

Series: ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests New Edition from 2011

Department: Aural - Specimen Aural Tests

Publisher: ABRSM

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Aural tests are an integral part of all ABRSM Practical graded music exams. The Specimen Aural Tests provide teachers and students with many practice examples of the tests to use as part of a music lesson or when preparing for an exam.

This volume covers Grades 1–3 and includes:

  • all new practice examples for each test in a range of musical styles

  • the examiner rubrics (the exact words that will be used by the examiner to deliver the tests), so that candidates can be fully prepared for what will happen on the day

  • descriptions of the tests as they appear in the syllabus

  • model answers, where appropriate, as a guide to the sort of responses that would be successful in the exam

  • CD recordings of all the tests in the book, delivered by ABRSM examiners and including answers where appropriate – ideal for use in the lesson or for pupil practice at home

The Specimen Aural Tests volumes are each available in versions with or without CDs.



""What is good here is the clear and precise presentational style – an approach that is in keeping with the rubric and methodology adopted by examiners in ABRSM exams themselves … the new ABRSM syllabus and accompanying support material remains as the gold standard among exam syllabuses.""

By: International Piano

""It is extremely helpful to have such well-produced and intelligent aural test books.""

By: Piano Professional

""A vital resource … particularly useful is the fact that at the beginning of each test the possible parameters are now listed … also new is the fact that the examiner’s exact rubric is included at the top of every page, so there should be no reason a pupil will not know exactly what to expect! Model answers are given at the back of each book which I am finding particularly useful in showing candidates the level of detail they are expected to go into for the descriptive answers.""

By: Arco (ESTA)

""From a teacher’s point of view, I thought the books were excellent in terms of content, layout and presentation … I feel they are an incredibly useful tool for ABRSM exam preparation.""

By: Music Teacher