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Syllabus:Descant Recorder 2014–2017

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Pieces (select one from each list)

List AAvailable In
1. Andante and Presto: 3rd and 4th movts from Sonata in G, Op. 1 No. 2
2. Tambourins 1 and 2: 4th and 5th movts from Suite in C, Op. 6 No. 4
Caix d'Hervelois
3. Gavotta and Giga: 4th and 5th movts from Sonata in F, Op. 5 No. 10
4. Vivace and Allegro (from Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 8, 'Christmas Concerto')
5. Ouverture: from Rodrigo
6. Moderato and Giga (Allegro): 3rd and 4th movts from Solo No. 2 in G: from Three Solos for descant recorder
John Reid
7. Allegro assai: 2nd movt from Sonata in G, Op. 2 No. 1
G. Sammartini
8. Allegro: 4th movt from Sonata in D minor
9. Aria 3 and Aria 6: 4th and 7th movts from Partita No. 4 in G minor, TWV 41:g2
List BAvailable In
1. Nice 'n' Easy: No. 2 from Jazzy Recorder 2
Brian Bonsor
2. Mazurka (Op. 30 No. 1)
3. The Little Shepherd (from Children's Corner)
4. A Bright Spark: from Power Up! for Recorder
Colin Cowles
5. Jig: 4th movt from Suite for Descant Recorder
Antony Hopkins
6. Rigadoon: No. 8 from Globe Theatre Suite for Descant Recorder
Bryan Kelly
7. Andante: 1st movt from Pfiffikus
8. A Little Latin or Blue for a Girl: No. 4 or No. 5 from Jazzy Recorder 1
Geoffry Russell-Smith
9. Aubade: No. 3 from Four Diversions
John Turner
List CAvailable In
1. Rondeau
2. Oswald's Frolick
Paul Harris
3. Dance of the Raindrops
Peter Bowman
4. Athene Noctua: from Cantus Avium et Volatus
Alan Davis
5. De France Courant
van Eyck
6. Herbstlied or Hingetupft: from Fünf leichte Stücke
Hans-Martin Linde
7. Study in Bb or Study in Eb: No. 12 or No. 13 from 35 Studies for Soprano Recorder
Jan Nykl
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales & Arpeggios
2. Sight Reading Tests
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3. Preparation for the Aural Tests