ABRSM Flute Grade 6 (2018-2021)

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

Grade 6 Scales
ABRSM Flute Scales Grades 6-8

Grade 6 Sight-reading
ABRSM Flute Specimen Sight-Reading, Grades 6-8

Grade 6 Aurals
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 6 (book only)
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 6 (book and CD)
ABRSM Aural Training in Practice, Grades 6-8 (book and CD)

Grade 6 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 book:

ABRSM Flute Exam Pieces Grade 6 (flute and piano, with audio downloads)

List A
1 attrib. Gossec Tambourin
2 Locatelli Allegro (2nd movt from Sonata in G minor, Op. 2 No. 6)
3 Quantz Adagio and Allegro (1st and 2nd movts from Sonata in D, QV 1:49)
4 J. S. Bach Polonaise and Double (5th movt from Suite in B minor, BWV 1067) J. S. Bach: Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 (Peters) or J. S. Bach: Overture (Orchestral Suite) in B minor, BWV 1067 (Bärenreiter)
5 Drouet Allegro moderato (1st movt from Sonata No. 2 in A minor) Drouet: Three Little Sonatas (Schott)
6 Handel Allegro (2nd movt from Sonata in G, HWV 363b, Op. 1 No. 5) Handel: 11 Sonatas for Flute (Bärenreiter) or Handel: Flute Sonatas, Vol. 1 (Emerson)
7 Rabboni (& Vignoles) Sonata No. 8 in C Rabboni: Sonatas for Flute and Piano, Book 1 (Kevin Mayhew)
8 Stanley Adagio and Gigg: Vivace (1st and 3rd movts from Solo in B minor, Op. 4 No. 4) Stanley: Six Solos for a German Flute, Op. 4 (Chester)
9 Telemann Air à l’Italien (3rd movt from Suite in A minor, TWV 55:a2), arr. Salter omitting DC Telemann: Suite in A minor (Peters)
10 Vivaldi Allegro (1st movt from Concerto in D, RV 783) flute to play in tuttis (Bärenreiter)

List B
1 J. Andersen Scherzino, Op. 55 No. 6
2 Chopin Nocturne in E-, Op. 9 No. 2, arr. Blackwell
3 Paul Hart City Life 2 (No. 2 from City Life)
4 John Frith Arabesque observing cadenza (Emerson)
5 Gaubert Madrigal (Enoch or IMC)
6 Grovlez La sarabande (No. 3 from L’Almanach aux images), trans. Tanner (Spartan Press)
7 Harbach & Kern Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (from Roberta), arr. Iveson Let’s Face the Music for Flute (Brass Wind)
8 Bryan Kelly Prélude français observing repeat New Pieces for Flute, Book 2 (ABRSM)
9 Paul Lewis Lullaby for Laura (No. 1 from Pictures of Childhood)(Broadbent & Dunn)
10 Andy Scott And Everything is Still… for Flute (Astute Music)

List C
1 E. Köhler Hand In Hand (No. 12 from 25 romantische Etuden, Op. 66)
2 Richard Michael Twisted Tango
3 A. Stamitz Rondeau (from Caprice de flûte en forme de sonate)
4 Bizet, arr. Hunt Entr’acte (from Fantasia on Carmen) A Bizet Notebook for Solo Flute (Spartan Press)
5 Alan Bullard Blue Flute or Comical Flute (No. 32 or No. 35 from Fifty for Flute, Book 2)(ABRSM)
6 Cavallini Theme and Variation No. 59 from More Graded Studies for Flute, Book 2 (Faber)
7 Oliver Ledbury Imaginings (from Flute Salad) (Brass Wind)
8 James Rae Breakaway or One-part Invention (No. 29 or No. 30 from 42 More Modern Studies for Solo Flute (Universal)
9 Telemann Adagio–Vivace (2nd movt from Fantasia No. 11 in G, TWV 40:12) starting from Vivace – Telemann: 12 Fantasias for Flute (Bärenreiter or Henle)
10 Allen Vizzutti Tango (from Dynamic Dances for Flute) (De Haske)

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