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Syllabus:Piano Grades 2015 & 2016
Grade:8


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List AAvailable In
1. Prelude and Fugue formed on an Indian Scale
Alwyn
2. Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 847: No. 2 from Das wohltemperirte Clavier, Part 1
J. S. Bach
3. Sonata in F minor, Kp. 239 (L. 281)
D. Scarlatti
4. Allegro in E minor (from BWV 1019)
J. S. Bach
5. Air and Doubles ('The Harmonious Blacksmith'): 4th movt from Suite in E, HWV 430
Handel
6. Sonata in B minor, Kp. 497 (L. 146)
D. Scarlatti
7. Prelude and Fugue in G minor, Op. 16 No. 1
C. Schumann
8. Prelude and Fugue in A minor, Op. 87 No. 2
Shostakovich
List BAvailable In
1. Allegro con spirito: 1st movt from Sonata in Bb, Op. 24
J. L. Dussek
2. Allegro moderato: 1st movt from Sonata in E minor, Op. 7
Grieg
3. Allegro ma non troppo: 1st movt from Sonata in A minor, D. 537
Schubert
4. Allegro: 1st movt from Sonata in G, Op. 14 No. 2
Beethoven
5. Rondo: Twelve O'Clock
Field
6. Allegro moderato: 1st movt from Sonata in A, Hob. XVI/26
Haydn
7. Rondo all'Ungherese, Op. 107 No. 6
Hummel
8. Allegro con spirito: 1st movt from Sonata in D, K. 311
Mozart
List CAvailable In
1. Dance in Bulgarian Rhythm No. 4: No. 151 from Mikrokosmos, Vol. 6
Bartók
2. Canzonetta
Bridge
3. Waltz in B minor, Op. 69 No. 2
Chopin
4. Andante quasi allegretto: No. 1 from Pièces brèves, Op. 84
Fauré
5. Allegro con brio: No. 4 from The Rainbow Comes and Goes
Philip Martin
6. September in the Rain
Harry Warren and Al Dubin
7. Country-Tune
Bax
8. No. 1: from Four Ballads, Op. 10
Brahms
9. Habanera
Chabrier
10. Danse bohémienne
Debussy
11. Allemande: 2nd movt from Suite in the Olden Style, Op. 24
Dohnányi
12. Tanz der Holzpuppen (from Tuttifäntchen)
Hindemith
13. Sýcek neodletel!: No. 10 from Po zarostlém chodnícku
Janácek
14. Eglogue: No. 7 from Années de Pèlerinage, Première Année, Suisse
Liszt
15. Tijuca: No. 8 from Saudades do Brasil, Op. 67
Milhaud
16. Nocturne, Op. 10 No. 1
Tchaikovsky
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales & Arpeggios
2. Sight Reading Tests
3. Preparation for the Aural Tests