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Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Tuba, Eb Bass and Bb Bass 2015-2018
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. Bb bass candidates may also choose pieces from the euphonium lists.

Pieces (select one from each list)

Group AAvailable In
1. Sarabande for Tuba & Piano, Allegro moderato or Sarabande
J S Bach
2. Un Bal (from Savoir Faire for Tuba)
Berlioz arr. Mowat
3. Rondo from Andante and Rondo (from Concerto for Double Bass)
Capuzzi
4. Le Cake-Walk (from Savoir Faire for Tuba)
Debussy arr. Mowat
5. Sonata in C, 3rd movt: Larghetto and 4th movt: Gavotte
Handel
6. Sonata for Tuba & Piano, 1st movt: Allegro pesante or 2nd movt: Allegro assai
Hindemith
7. Sonatina op. 57, 1st movt: Allegro
Koetsier
8. Piccadilly Polka (from Take the Tube for Tuba & Piano)
Proctor
9. Concertino for Tuba and Strings, any two movements
Ridout
10. Danse Macabre (from Savoir Faire for Tuba)
Saint-Saëns arr. Mowat
11. Introduction and Allegro Spiritoso
Senaillé
12. Suite no. 1 (Effie Suite), Effie Joins the Carnival
Wilder
13. Sea-Satyre (from Creatures of the Deep for Tuba)
Wilson-Dickson
Group B (unaccompanied)Available In
1. No. 12, Aria: Dominica Misericordias Domini or No. 14, Prelude W.T.C. book 1 no. 9 (from Bach for the Tuba vol. 1)
J S Bach arr. Bixby
2. Suite no. 1 in G, Menuetto I or Menuetto II (from J S Bach Suites for Cello)
J S Bach
3. Complex (from Per Tuba Ad Astra)
Bourgeois
4. Fantasy Pieces for Tuba, no. 1: Allegro moderato or no. 4: Commodo
Bourgeois
5. Study no. 20 (from 60 Selected Studies for Bb Tuba)
Kopprasch
6. Klezmer or Malaguena (from Rhythms of Life)
McKenzie
7. Bagatelle or Divertimento (from Performance Studies)
Moren
8. Impromptus for Solo Tuba op. 32, no. 2: Andante and no. 5: Allegro giocoso
Muczynski
9. No. XVII, Stravinsky's The Firebird (from Low Studies for Tuba)
Snedecor
Orchestral & brass band extractsAvailable In
1. Coppélia, 1. Akt Nr.4 Mazurka (page 12). [entire extract] - TUBA
Delibes
1. Le Roi d’Ys (No. 39). [Extracts 2 (upper octave) & 4] - Eb BASS
Lalo, arr. Wright
1. Le Roi d’Ys (No. 40). [Extract 2] - Bb BASS
Lalo, arr. Wright
2. Tournament for Brass (No. 51). [Extracts 1 & 3] - Bb BASS
Ball
2. Tournament for Brass (No. 49). [Extracts 1 and 3] - Eb BASS
Ball
2. Sinfonie Nr. 4, 4. Satz: Finale (pages 34-35). [bars 42-51 AND bar 257 to end of extract] - TUBA
Tschaikowsky
3. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Vorspiel (page 46-47). [Fig. 11-13] - TUBA
Wagner
3. Land of the Long White Cloud (No. 26). [Extracts 2 (either octave) & 3] - Eb BASS
Sparke
3. The Land of the Long White Cloud (No. 28). [Extracts 1 & 2] - Bb BASS
Sparke
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales & Exercises
2. Sound at Sight
3. Aural Tests
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