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Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Bassoon 2017-2020
Grade:7

Three pieces are to be played, two pieces from group A and one piece from group B, to form a balanced programme. Instead of one piece, candidates may offer an own composition. One contrabassoon item may be selected.

Pieces (select one from each list)

Group AAvailable In
1. Song
Agolli
2. Concerto in Eb, 1st movt: Allegro spirituoso [without cadenza]
J C Bach
3. Hector Unravelled
Bissill
4. Girl on a Beach under a Sunshade
Carr
5. Sonata, 1st movt: Allegro non troppo OR 3rd movt: Allegro vivace
Cooke
6. Sonata no. 6, 1st movt: Allegro moderato
Corrette
7. Concerto in F, 1st movt: Allegro
Danzi
8. Sonata in F op. 24 no. 3, 1st movt: Allegro
Devienne
9. Sonata in G minor op. 24 no. 5, 3rd movt: Rondeau
Devienne
10. Andante, no. 1
Françaix
11. Sentimental Serenade
Gomelskaya
12. Concertino, Perger 52/5 [without cadenza]
Haydn
13. Sonata in F, 1st movt: Vivace
Hurlstone
14. Presto
Moore
15. Concerto in C, 2nd movt: Adagio sostenuto [with cadenzas]
Neruda
16. Bagatelle
Owen
17. Pièce en forme de Habanera
Ravel
18. Allegro for Bassoon and Piano
Rossini
19. Sonata, op. 168, 1st movt: Allegro moderato
Saint-Saëns
20. Concerto in F, 2nd movt: Adagio molto [with cadenza]
Stamitz
21. Sonatina in C minor, 1st movt: Largo AND 2nd movt: Allegro
Telemann
22. Concerto in C, 1st movt: Allegro moderato
Vanhal
23. Reverie
Vinter
24. Concerto in A minor, VIII no. 7, 1st movt: Allegro molto
Vivaldi
25. Concerto in C, 3rd movt: Rondo
Vogel
26. The Five Sacred Trees, no. 3 Eo Rossa
Williams
Group B (unaccompanied)Available In
1. Courante from Suite no. 1 in G major OR Courante from Suite no. 3 in C major
J S Bach
2. Fantasy Pieces, no. 1: Allegro vivace
Bourgeois
3. Study no. 32, Lento cantabile
Concone
4. No. 13 in Bb major, Allegro (from 32 Studies)
Drouet
5. So Low [contrabassoon]
Hansell
6. Partita for Solo Bassoon, Preludio and Valse
Jacob
7. Study no. 3, Largo OR Study no. 8, Allegro moderato
Jancourt
8. Arthritis III, no. 2
Lyons
9. Study no. 49, Presto
Milde
10. Study no. 1, Andante OR Study no. 11, Adagio non troppo
Orefici
11. No. 6, Allegro molto OR No. 18, Vivace (from Twenty Advanced Bassoon Studies)
Oromszegi
12. Study no. 41, Allegro
Ozi
13. Bass Nightingale, 1st movt: Melancolia AND 2nd movt: Perpetuum Mobile [contrabassoon]
Schulhoff
14. Study no. 15 OR Study no. 17 OR Study no. 27
Weissenborn
Orchestral extractsAvailable In
1. Violinkonzert, 1. Satz (bars 18–25, upper part) AND 2. Satz (entire extract)
Beethoven
1. Sinfonie Nr. 4, 2. Satz (bars 274–290)
Tchaikovsky
2. Die Zauberflöte, Ouverture (bars 27–53)
Mozart
2. Der Barbier von Sevilla, Ouverture (bars 179–197)
Rossini
3. Variationen über ein Thema von Haydn, Var. II (entire extract, upper part, no repeats)
Brahms
3. Der Barbier von Sevilla, 2. Akt Nr. 14 Temporale (Gewitter) (bars 35–53 downbeat)
Rossini
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales and Arpeggios
2. Sight Reading
3. Aural Tests