ABRSM Flute Grade 1 (2018-2021)

ABRSM LogoPlease use the links below to find the titles recommended in the ABRSM Exam Syllabus:

Grade 1 Scales and Sight-Reading
ABRSM Flute Scales & Arpeggios and Sight-Reading, Grades 1-5

Grade 1 Aurals
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grades 1-3 (book only)
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grades 1-3 (book and CD)
ABRSM Aural Training in Practice, Grades 1-3 (book and CD)

Grade 1 Pieces
One piece must be chosen from each of Lists A, B and C.
Please note that the first three pieces in each list are found in the ABRSM Flute Exam Pieces books:

ABRSM Flute Exam Pack Grade 1 (includes the Grade 1 Scales and Sight-Reading in addition to the pieces)
ABRSM Flute Exam Pieces Grade 1 (pieces only)

List A
1 Krieger Bourrée (from Sechs musicalische Partien), arr. Jones observing 1st repeat; trills optional
2 Brahms Cradle Song, Op. 49 No. 4, arr. Denley
3 Verdi La donna è mobile (from Rigoletto), arr. Litten
4 Attwood Andante (from Sonatina No. 3), arr. Denley Time Pieces for Flute, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
5 O’Carolan Dermot O’Dowd, arr. Denley Time Pieces for Flute, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
6 Daquin Noël, arr. McDowall Harlequin, Book 1 (Cramer)
7 Haydn Minuet, arr. Barratt Grade by Grade, Flute Grade 1 (Boosey & Hawkes)
8 Susato Rondo VI, arr. Rosenberg Grade by Grade, Flute Grade 1 (Boosey & Hawkes)
9 Sholom Secunda, Donna Donna, arr. Lawrance observing repeat Winner Scores All for Flute (Brass Wind)
10 Trad. Scottish The Blue Bell of Scotland (arr.) What Else Can I Play? Flute Grade 1 (Faber)

List B
1 Roma Cafolla Lazy Sunday (from Playaround for Flute, Book 3) Fl
2 Joplin The Easy Winners, arr. Blackwell
3 Mark Tanner The Pelican from Heligan (No. 1 from Creature Comforts, Grades 1–3)
4 Bart I’d do anything (from Oliver!), arr. Lawrance Winner Scores All for Flute (Brass Wind)
5 Andrew Lloyd Webber Close Every Door to Me (from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), arr. Lawrance Winner Scores All for Flute (Brass Wind)
6 Alan Haughton Budgie or The Secret Garden (from Fun Club for Flute, Grade 0–1) (Kevin Mayhew)
7 Helen Long Spooked Grade by Grade, Flute Grade 1 (Boosey & Hawkes)
8 Cecilia McDowall Moulin Rose or Zig Zag Harlequin, Book 1 (Cramer)
9 Julian Nott Theme from Wallace and Gromit, arr. Hammond Ten Top Pops for Flute (Kevin Mayhew)
10 R. & R. Sherman Hushabye Mountain (from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) (arr.) What Else Can I Play? Flute Grade 1 (Faber)

List C
1 Mark Nightingale Click Here (No. 2 from Jazz@Etudes for Flute)
2 Popp Study in F (from Erster Flöten-Unterricht, Op. 387)
3 James Rae Snow Walk (No. 1 from 42 More Modern Studies for Solo Flute)
4 Alan Bullard Sad Flute or Bouncy Flute (No. 2 or No. 5 from Fifty for Flute, Book 1) Alan Bullard: Fifty for Flute, Book 1 (ABRSM)
5 Paul Harris Study in C or Study in G No. 4 or No. 5 from 76 Graded Studies for Flute, Book 1 (Faber)
6 Klosé Study in G No. 7 from More Graded Studies for Flute, Book 1 (Faber)
7 A. J. Mears Under the Rainbow No. 8 from More Graded Studies for Flute, Book 1 (Faber)
8 E. Köhler Study in G or Study in C No. 5 or No. 6 from 125 Easy Classical Studies for Flute (Universal)
9 Philip Sparke Modal Melody or Lullaby (No. 3 or No. 6 from Skilful Studies for Flute)(Anglo Music)
10 Lynne Williams Sad Song or Articulate (No. 6 or No. 8 from Thirty One Two Three Flute Studies) (Forton Music)

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