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Syllabus:Cello from 2016

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Selected recordings from the Grade 8 syllabusCello Exam Pieces 2016 2 CDs, ABRSM Grade 8 (ABRSM) 
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1. Prélude: from Suite No. 3 in C, BWV 1009
J. S. Bach
6 Suites for Violoncello Solo, BWV 1007-1012 (Peters Edition)
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6 Suites for Violoncello Solo, BWV 1007-1012 (Peters Edition)
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 Six Suites for Violoncello solo, BWV 1007-1012 (Bärenreiter)
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2. Adagio from Toccata in C for Organ
J. S. Bach
The Casals Legacy for cello & piano (Carl Fischer)
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3. Grave and Allegro: 2nd and 3rd movts from Sonata in G
Berteau (formerly attrib. Sammartini)
Sonata in G major for cello & piano (IMC)
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4. Affettuoso: 3rd movt from Sonata in A (G4)
6 Sonatas for Cello (Ricordi)
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5. Andante and Presto: 1st and 2nd movts from Sonata in D minor, Op. 5 No. 2
6 Sonatas for Cello, Op. 5 (Peters Edition)
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Sonata in D minor for Cello, Op. 5 No. 2 (Peters Edition)
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6. Lento and Allegro: 1st and 2nd movts from Sonata in D, TWV 41:D6 (from Der getreue Musikmeister)
Cello & Piano 1 (Editio Musica Budapest)
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Sonata for Cello in D major TWV 41:D6 (Hortus Musicus/Bärenreiter)
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7. Largo and Allegro poco: 1st and 2nd movts from Sonata in A minor, RV 44
Complete Cello Sonatas RV39-47 (Bärenreiter)
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List BAvailable In
1. Tango, Op. 165 No. 2,
Tango (from Espana) - cello & piano (Eschig)
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2. Adoration
Principal Cello (ABRSM) 
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3. Sonata Movement
Sonata Movement for cello & piano (Stainer & Bell)
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4. Scherzo or Mélodie
Scherzo & Mélodie for Cello (Faber Music)
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5. Scherzo, L. 39/(26)
Intermezzo & Scherzo for Cello (Henle)
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6. Romance in A, Op. 69
Romance in A Op. 69 for cello & piano (IMC)
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Romance in A, op. 69 (Hamelle)
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7. Nocturno, Op. 7
F. Strauss
Nocturno Op. 7 - cello & piano (Universal Edition)
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List CAvailable In
1. Jewish Song: No. 3 from From Jewish Life
Jewish Song for cello & piano (Carl Fischer)
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Music for Cello & Piano (Carl Fischer)
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2. Marcia: 4th movt from Sonata in C, Op. 65
Sonata in C, op. 65 - cello & piano (Boosey & Hawkes (London))
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3. Sérénade
Serenade for Cello or Violin (Universal Edition)
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4. Truckin' Through the South or Laid-back Devil: No. 2 or No. 4 from 10 American Cello Etudes
Aaron Minsky
10 American Cello Etudes (Oxford University Press)
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5. Vieille Castille and Murcienne: 1st and 2nd movts from Suite Espagnole
Suite Espagnole - cello & piano (Eschig)
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6. Tzig-Tzig (Danse magyare)
Principal Cello (ABRSM) 
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7. Julie-O
Mark Summer
Solos for Young Cellists, Vol. 5 (Summy-Birchard)
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Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales & ArpeggiosCello Scales & Arpeggios, ABRSM Grades 6–8 (ABRSM)
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2. Sight Reading TestsCello Specimen Sight-Reading Tests, ABRSM Grades 6–8 (ABRSM)
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3. Preparation for the Aural TestsAural Training in Practice, ABRSM Grades 6–8, with 3 CDs (ABRSM)
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Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 8 (ABRSM)
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 Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 8 with 2 CDs (ABRSM)
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