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Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Cello 2016-2019
Grade:8
Three pieces are to be played, at least one from each group, to form a balanced programme. Instead of one item, candidates may offer their own composition.

Pieces (select one from each list)

Group AAvailable In
1. Suite No. 1 in G BWV 1007: Prelude
J S Bach
2. Prayer, no. 1 from Jewish Life
Bloch
3. Élégie
Bridge
4. Serenata for Cello & Piano
Busoni
5. Sonata, 1st movt: Prologue
Debussy
6. Silent Woods ’Klid’ op. 68 no. 5
Dvorák
7. Cello Concerto in E minor, 3rd movt
Elgar
8. Élégie op. 24
Fauré
9. Bess, You Is My Woman Now
Gershwin
10. Song of the Minstrel op. 71
Glazunov
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11. Sonata in A minor op. 36, 2nd movt: Andante molto tranquillo
Grieg
12. Concerto in D Hob VIIb no. 2, 2nd movt: Adagio
Haydn
13. Méditation from Thaïs
Massenet
14. Arioso
Muffat/Cassadó
15. Miserere Paraphrase
Nyman
16. Sonata in G minor op. 19, 3rd movt: Andante
Rachmaninov
17. Song Of Roxana from King Roger
Szymanowski
18. Melodie op. 42 no. 3
Tchaikovsky
Group BAvailable In
1. Concerto in C minor, 1st movt
J C Bach
2. Romanian Folk Dances no. 1, no. 2, no. 5 and no. 6
Bartók
3. Sonata no. 1 in F op. 5 no. 1, 1st movt: Adagio sostenuto - Allegro
Beethoven
4. Sonata no. 4 in C op. 102 no. 1, 1st movt: Andante - Allegro vivace
Beethoven
5. Sonata in G, 1st movt
Berteau (formerly attrib. Sammartini)
6. Rondo
Boccherini
7. Three Pieces, no. 3 in C# minor
Boulanger
8. Sonata in E minor, 2nd movt: Allegretto quasi menuetto
Brahms
9. Suite no. 1 in G, Serenata & Marcia
Britten
10. Requiebros
Cassadó
11. Sonata in G minor op. 65, 2nd movt: Scherzo
Chopin
12. La fileuse
Dunkler
13. Ritual Fire Dance
De Falla
14. Concerto in D minor, 2nd movt: Intermezzo
Lalo
15. The Donkey and the Driver
Léonard
16. Truckin’ Through the South
Minsky
17. Czardas
Monti
18. Allegro appassionato op. 43
Saint-Saëns
19. Fantasiestücke op. 73, no. 3: Rasch und mit Feuer
Schumann
Orchestral extractsAvailable In
1. Tosca [3. Akt], pages 51-52 (Cello I part, entire extract)
Puccini
1. Missa da Requiem [Nr. 3, Offertorium], page 35 (entire extract)
Verdi
2. Ballett ‘Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus’ [Nr. 5], page 44 (bars 33 to 49)
Beethoven
2. Wilhelm Tell [Ouvertüre], page 53 (entire extract)
Rossini
3. Ariadne auf Naxos [Arie der Zerbinetta], page 53 (entire extract)
Strauss
3. Aida [3. Akt], page 34 (entire extract)
Verdi
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales, Arpeggios & Studies
2. Sight Reading
3. Aural Tests