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Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Bass Trombone 2015-2018
Grade:8
Three pieces are to be played, two pieces from group A and one piece from group B, to form a balanced programme. Alternatively, candidates may substitute one piece from group B with a piece from group B of the trombone syllabus for this grade. Instead of one piece, candidates may offer an own composition.

Pieces (select one from each list)

Group AAvailable In
1. Allegro et Finale [complete]
Bozza
2. New Orleans
Bozza
3. Theme from Kol Nidrei (from Power Bass)
Bruch, arr. Green
4. Concertino for Trombone op. 4, 1st movt: Allegro maestoso
David
5. Concerto, 4th movt
Dodgson
6. Furiant
Dossett
7. Gaillarde [including cadenza] (from Trilogy for Bass Trombone)
Dossett
8. Sonatina for Bass Trombone
East
9. Morceau Symphonique
Guilmant (arr. Mortimer)
10. Allegro Maestoso, op. 58 no. 2
Koetsier
11. Concerto no. 1
Lebedev
12. Concertino Basso
Lieb
13. Sonata for Bass Trombone, 2nd movt and 3rd movt
McCarty
14. Fantaisie
Petit
15. Allegro appassionato (from Power Bass)
Saint-Saëns, arr. Green
16. Romance for Bass Trombone
Weber, arr. Green
Group B (unaccompanied)Available In
1. Sonata in C minor Wq 132 [complete]
C P E Bach
2. Study no. 17
Eversden
3. Study no. 6
Mast
4. Study no. 17
Naulais
5. Prelude and Dance for Solo Bass Trombone
Premru
6. McCrorie’s Glory
Stearn
7. Study no. 12
Vobaron
8. Allegro vivace, no. 12 (from 12 Studies for Bass Trombone)
Weissenborn, arr. Lake
Orchestral & brass band extractsAvailable In
1. Die Schöpfung, Nr. 26 Chorus (page 25). [entire extract]
Haydn
1. An Epic Symphony (No. 12). [All]
Fletcher
2. Diversions for Brass Band (No. 9). [All]
Bourgeois
2. Hary Janos-Suite, 4. Satz (page 25). [beginning to Fig. 2 AND 13 bars before Fig. 6 to end of extract]
Kodály
3. Die Walküre, 3. Aufzug 1. Szene (Walkürenritt) (page 22). [3rd trombone: entire extract]
Wagner
3. English Heritage (No. 11). [All]
Lloyd
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales and Arpeggios
2. Aural Tests