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

Pieces (select one from each list)

Group AAvailable In
1. Lament, no. 3
Benstead
2. Air d’il Trovatore
Bottesini
3. Reverie
Bottesini
4. Choral
Chapuis
5. Concerto no. 2, 2nd movt: Adagio
Dittersdorf
6. Sicilienne op. 78, p. 28
Fauré
7. Elegie, p. 26
Furtok
8. Adagio
Geissel
9. Concertino op. 10
Gouffé
10. Miniature
Hauta-Aho
11. Romance
Nielson
12. Tambourin
Rameau ed. Sterling
13. Scherzo op. 46 no. 5
Ratez
14. Any one piece
Tulácek
15. Aria Da Capo
Wilson
Group BAvailable In
1. Finale
Benstead
2. 3rd mvt: Allegro con brio
Breuer
3. Concerto in G, 1st movt: Allegro
Cimador
4. Concerto in C, 1st movt: Allegro maestoso
Dragonetti ed. Heyes
5. Waltz no. 7 or Waltz no. 11
Dragonetti
6. Sonata in G minor, 2nd movt: Corrente and 3rd movt: Adagio
Eccles
7. Variations on a favourite Styrian Folk Song
Eisengräßer
8. Capriccio no. 5
Gajdos
9. Sonata in C minor, 1st movt: Adagio and 2nd movt: Allegro
Handel
10. Introduction and Scherzo
Jacob
11. Rondo
Keyper
12. Gavotte
Lorenzetti
13. Blues with a Swing
Osborne
14. Sinfonia in F, 1st movt: Comodo AND 2nd movt: Allegro
Pergolesi
15. Concerto in C, 1st movt: Allegro moderato
Pichl ed. Elliott
16. Sonata in G, 1st movt: Adagio and 2nd movt: Allegro
Quantz ed. Russell
17. Hornpipe
Reynolds
18. Sonata in E minor op. 38 no. 1, 3rd movt, Rondo — Allegretto
Romberg
19. Sonata no. 3 in A minor, RV 43, 1st movt: Largo and 2nd movt: Allegro
Vivaldi
Orchestral extractsAvailable In
1. Othello [4. Akt], page 44 (entire extract)
Verdi
2. Pulcinella-Suite [7. Satz], page 60 (fig. 85 to bar before fig. 89, without repeat)
Stravinsky
3. Sinfonie Nr. 8 [3. Satz: Scherzo], pages 30-31 (bar 105 to 1st note of bar 145)
Schubert
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales, Arpeggios and Studies
2. Sight Reading
3. Aural Tests