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PianoPiano exams consist of three pieces, chosen by the candidate from the appropriate lists in the current syllabus, scales and arpeggios, sight-reading and aural tests.

Total marks in all individual Practical exams are 150. 100 marks are required to achieve Pass, 120 marks to pass with Merit and 130 marks to pass with Distinction.

There are eight grades of assessment. Select a grade using the links below in order to view the syllabus and supporting materials for that grade.

New syllabus resource finder

Magnifying glassWe have introduced a new feature for our Piano Syllabus 2015 & 2016 that enables you to view the repertoire for all grades, listen to sample audio clips of every piece on the syllabus and access the publications you need from the ABRSM music shop with a single click.

Explore the new repertoire and supporting resources below!

Repertoire lists (2015 & 2016)

Grade 1

See Grade 1 page for full exam requirements

List A

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Clementi download
Arietta
Lesson 5 from Op. 42
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 1
ABRSM
2 Haydn download
Minuet in G
No. 2 from 12 Minuets, Hob. IX:3
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 1
ABRSM
3 Trad. English
arr. Davies
download
The Lincolnshire Poacher
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 1
ABRSM
4 Blow download
Hornpipe
external link Keynotes, Grades 1–2
Faber
5 L. Mozart download
Menuett in G
external link No. 4 from L. Mozart: Notebook for Nannerl
Schott (ED 9006)
6 Neefe download
Allegretto in C
external link No. 2 from Clavierstücke für Anfänger (Piano Pieces for Beginners)
Schott (ED 2572)

List B

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Gurlitt download
Das Schaukelpferd (The Rocking Horse)
from Technik und Melodie, Op. 228, Vol. 1
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 1
ABRSM
2 Knut Nystedt download
Løvet faller (Falling Leaves)
from Barnebilder
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 1
ABRSM
3 Trad. Catalan
arr. Marshall
download
El cant dels ocells (The Song of the Birds)
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 1
ABRSM
4 Gedike download
Heiteres Lied (Cheerful Song)
No. 31 from 60 Easy Piano Pieces for Beginners, Op. 36, Vol. 2
external link No. 31 from Gedike: 60 Easy Piano Pieces for Beginners, Op. 36, Vol. 2
Peters (EP 4702b)
5 Lajos Papp download
Waltz
No. 5 from 22 Little Piano Pieces
external link No. 5 from Lajos Papp: 22 Little Piano Pieces
Editio Musica Budapest (Z.13216)
6 Ponchielli
arr. Bullard
download
Dance of the Hours
from La Gioconda
external link Pianoworks: A Night at the Theatre, arr. Bullard
OUP

List C

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Stephen Clarke download
The Giant's Coming
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 1
ABRSM
2 Stephen Duro download
Calypso Joe
No. 9 from Finger Jogging Boogie
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 1
ABRSM
3 Eben download
Na krmítku (Bird at the Feeding Box)
No. 19 from Svět malých
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 1
ABRSM
4 Bartók download
Children at Play
No. 1 from For Children, Vol. 1
external link No. 1 from Bartók: For Children, Vol. 1
Boosey & Hawkes
5 Ornstein download
My, what a din the cuckoos are making!
external link Keynotes, Grades 1–2
Faber
6 Kevin Wooding download
The House on the Hill
external link Spooky Piano Time
OUP

Grade 2

See Grade 2 page for full exam requirements

List A

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Handel download
Impertinence
HWV 494
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 2
ABRSM
2 Schale download
Minuet in C
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 2
ABRSM
3 Vanhal download
Cantabile
1st movt from Sonatina No. 4 in G, W.XIII:125
(turns optional)
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 2
ABRSM
4 J. Clarke download
A Trumpet Minuet
external link No. 3 from A Keyboard Anthology, 1st Series, Book 1
ABRSM
5 L. Mozart download
Allegro in D
external link Studio 21 (1st Series), Vol. 1
Universal (UE 17954)
6 Mozart
arr. Bullard
download
The Bird-catcher's Song
from The Magic Flute
external link Pianoworks: A Night at the Theatre, arr. Bullard
OUP

List B

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 J. Ferrer
arr. Waterman and Harewood
download
Sérénade espagnole (Spanish Serenade)
Op. 34
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 2
ABRSM
2 Vitalij Neugasimov download
Lullaby
from Pianoheads Collection 2
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 2
ABRSM
3 Schumann download
Gukkuk im Versteck (Hide-and-Seek)
from Album für die Jugend, Op. 68
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 2
ABRSM
4 Fly download
Hot Rolls
No. 8 from The Windmill
external link No. 8 from Fly: The Windmill
Forsyth
5 Lysenko download
Raindrops
external link No. 5 from Splash!
Breitkopf & Härtel (EB 8796)
6 Nicolai Podgornov download
The Little Flower
from Nicolai Podgornov's Graded Pieces for Piano, Vol. 1
external link Nicolai Podgornov: Nicolai Podgornov's Graded Pieces for Piano, Vol. 1
Universal (UE 34551)

List C

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Johnny Mercer
arr. Iles
download
I'm an Old Cowhand
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 2
ABRSM
2 B. Hummel download
Prelude
No. 1 from 10 Klavierstücke für Kinder, Op. 56b
(observing repeat)
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 2
ABRSM
3 Kaneda download
Gachou no Koushin (March of the Geese)
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 2
ABRSM
4 Carol Barratt download
Lazy River
from Get It Together!
external link Carol Barratt: Get It Together!
Chester (CH 77594)

external link Carol Barratt: Chester's Easiest Jazz
Chester (CH 61273)
5 Garścia download
Twisters
from Miniatures for Piano, Op. 5
external link Garścia: Miniatures for Piano, Op. 5
PWM (7490)
6 Heather Hammond download
On the Ball
from Cool Piano Sport, Grade 1–2
external link Heather Hammond: Cool Piano Sport, Grade 1–2
Kevin Mayhew

Grade 3

See Grade 3 page for full exam requirements

List A

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Clementi download
Allegro
1st movt from Sonatina in C, Op. 36 No. 1
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 3
ABRSM
2 J. Clarke download
The Bonny Gray Ey'd Morn
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 3
ABRSM
3 D. Scarlatti download
Minuet
Kp. 40 (L. 357)
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 3
ABRSM
4 C. P. E. Bach download
Allegro in C
Wq. 116/53
external link P. 10 from Easy Piano Pieces – Bach
Editio Musica Budapest (Z.14699)
5 Haydn download
Allegretto in E♭
No. 6 from Différentes petites pièces faciles et agréables
external link No. 6 from Haydn: Différentes petites pièces
Edition HH

external link Haydn: Klavierstücke, Klaviervariationen
Henle (HN 224)
6 Reinecke download
Vivace
4th movt from Sonatina in A minor, Op. 136 No. 4
external link Reinecke: Six Miniature Sonatinas, Op. 136
Breitkopf & Härtel (EB 8110)

List B

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Carroll download
A Stormy Coast
No. 7 from In Southern Seas
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 3
ABRSM
2 Rebikov download
Pastushok na svireli igraet (The Shepherd Plays on his Pipe)
Op. 31 No. 8
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 3
ABRSM
3 Trad. Spanish
arr. Barratt
download
Ya se murió el burro (The Donkey has Died)
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 3
ABRSM
4 Gedike download
Schulstunde (School Lesson)
No. 36 from 60 Easy Piano Pieces for Beginners, Op. 36, Vol. 2
external link No. 36 from Gedike: 60 Easy Piano Pieces for Beginners, Op. 36, Vol. 2
Peters (EP 4702b)
5 Kullak download
Witches' Dance
Op. 4 No. 2
external link The Romantic Spirit, Book 1
Alfred (4638)
6 H. Reinhold download
Ariette
No. 14 from Miniatur-Bilder, Op. 39
external link No. 14 from H. Reinhold: Miniatur-Bilder, Op. 39
Doblinger (DOBL 1104)

List C

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Franklyn Gellnick download
Moody Prawn Blues
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 3
ABRSM
2 Nikki Iles download
Cotton Reel
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 3
ABRSM
3 Philip Martin download
Jack is Sad
from Jack be nimble, Jack be quick…
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 3
ABRSM
4 Mike Schoenmehl download
Melancholy
from Little Stories in Jazz
external link Mike Schoenmehl: Little Stories in Jazz
Schott (ED 7186)
5 Seiber download
Foxtrot II
from Leichte Tänze (Easy Dances), Book 1
external link Seiber: Leichte Tänze (Easy Dances), Book 1
Schott (ED 2234)
6 Jesús Torres download
Aurora
external link Spectrum 4
ABRSM

Grade 4

See Grade 4 page for full exam requirements

List A

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Hummel download
Tempo di Menuetto
No. 3 from Six pièces très faciles, Op. 52
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 4
ABRSM
2 Kirnberger download
La lutine (The Mischievous Sprite)
(observing 1st repeat)
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 4
ABRSM
3 Stölzel download
Bourrée
3rd movt from Partita in G minor
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 4
ABRSM
4 J. S. Bach download
Invention No. 1 in C
BWV 772
external link J. S. Bach: Two-part Inventions
ABRSM

external link P. 12 from J. S. Bach: Inventions & Sinfonias
ABRSM

external link No. 6 from A Keyboard Anthology, 2nd Series, Book 2
ABRSM
5 Haydn download
Allegro in F
external link No. 2 from Haydn: 12 Easy Pieces
Universal (UE 157)

external link Emotions
Schott (ED 9045)
6 J. L. Krebs download
Klavierstück in E♭ (Allegro)
external link No. 2 from Bärenreiter Sonatina Album, Vol. 1
Bärenreiter (BA 6545)

external link No. 13 from Kleine leichte Clavierstücke (Simple Short Piano Pieces)
Schott (ED 2425)

List B

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Estévez download
Canción para dormir una muñeca (Lullaby for a Doll)
No. 7 from 17 piezas infantiles
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 4
ABRSM
2 Rybicki download
Hej, znam ja łączkę (I Know of a Pleasant Meadow)
from Ten nasz ogródeczek, Op. 58
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 4
ABRSM
3 Schumann download
Jägerliedchen (Huntsman's Song)
No. 7 from Album für die Jugend, Op. 68
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 4
ABRSM
4 Bortkiewicz download
Russian Peasant Girl
No. 1 from Marionettes, Op. 54
external link No. 1 from Bortkiewicz: Marionettes, Op. 54
Simrock (EE 3434)
5 Czerny download
Exercise in B♭
No. 60 from The Young Pianist, Op. 823
external link No. 60 from Czerny: The Young Pianist, Op. 823
Alfred (590)
6 Fuchs download
Morgenlied (Morning Song)
Op. 32 No. 1
external link Fuchs: Children's Pieces
ABRSM

List C

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 D. C. Glover download
Indian Pony Race
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 4
ABRSM
2 Mike Cornick download
In the Shed
from Piano Repertoire, Level 2
(observing repeat)
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 4
ABRSM
3 Prokofiev download
Progulka (Promenade)
No. 2 from Musiques d'enfants, Op. 65
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 4
ABRSM
4 Bartók download
Der Stampfer (Topogó, Pe loc)
No. 3 from Rumänische Volkstänze (Romanian Folk Dances)
external link No. 3 from Bartók: Rumänische Volkstänze (Romanian Folk Dances)
Universal (UE 5802)
5 Brian Chapple download
Parade
No. 3 from On the Cool Side
external link No. 3 from Brian Chapple: On the Cool Side
Chester (CH 59436)
6 Slavický download
A Czech Song
from Piano and Youth
external link Studio 21, 2nd Series, Vol. 3
Universal (UE 18793)

Grade 5

See Grade 5 page for full exam requirements

List A

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 J. S. Bach download
Prelude in C minor
No. 2 from Six Préludes für Anfänger auf dem Clavier, BWV 934
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 5
ABRSM
2 J. L. Dussek download
Allegro non tanto
1st movt from Sonatina in G, Op. 19 No. 1
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 5
ABRSM
3 I. J. Pleyel download
Adagio
2nd movt from Sonata in B♭, B. 571
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 5
ABRSM
4 Handel download
Entrée in G minor
from HWV 453
external link No. 10 from Handel: Easy Piano Pieces and Dances
Bärenreiter (BA 6578)
5 Haydn download
Minuet in C minor
external link The Classical Spirit, Book 1
Alfred (16720)
6 Mozart download
Allegro
1st movt from 'Viennese' Sonatina No. 6 in C
external link Mozart: Six Viennese Sonatinas
Schott (ED 9021)

List B

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 J. F. F. Burgmüller download
L'orage (The Storm)
No. 13 from Études de genre, Op. 109
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 5
ABRSM
2 Glier download
Gaiamente
No. 3 from 12 esquisses, Op. 47
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 5
ABRSM
3 H. Hofmann download
Am Abend (In the Evening)
No. 2 from Stimmungsbilder, Op. 88
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 5
ABRSM
4 Bridge download
Allegretto con moto
No. 1 from Miniature Pastorals, 1st Set
external link No. 1 from Bridge: Miniature Pastorals, 1st Set
Boosey & Hawkes

external link Bridge: Nine Miniature Pastorals
Thames (TH978002)
5 Jensen download
Lied (Song)
Op. 33 No. 10
external link More Romantic Pieces for Piano, Book 3
ABRSM
6 Maikapar download
Prelude in F
No. 19 from 20 Preludes for Pedal, Op. 38
external link No. 19 from Maikapar: 20 Preludes for Pedal, Op. 38
Prhythm

List C

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Bartók download
Este a székelyeknél (An Evening in the Village)
No. 5 from 10 Easy Piano Pieces
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 5
ABRSM
2 Tansman download
Cache-cache (Hide-and-Seek)
No. 4 from Pour les enfants, Vol. 4
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 5
ABRSM
3 Evelien Vis download
60s Swing
No. 1 from Swinging Rhythms
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 5
ABRSM
4 Valerie Capers download
Sweet Mister Jelly Roll
No. 3 from Portraits in Jazz
external link No. 3 from Valerie Capers: Portraits in Jazz
OUP
5 Shande Ding download
To the Suburbs
1st movt from Suite for Children
external link Chinese Piano Music for Children
Schott (ED 7652)
6 Shostakovich download
Dance
No. 7 from Dances of the Dolls
external link No. 7 from Shostakovich: Dances of the Dolls
Boosey & Hawkes

Grade 6

See Grade 6 page for full exam requirements

List A

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 J. S. Bach download
Sinfonia No. 11 in G minor
BWV 797
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 6
ABRSM
2 Beethoven download
Minuet and Trio
3rd movt from Sonata in B♭, Op. 22
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 6
ABRSM
3 J. L. Krebs download
Allegro
1st movt from Sonata No. 2 in G, KWV 833
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 6
ABRSM
4 J. C. F. Bach download
Allegro in B♭
external link P. 38 from Easy Piano Pieces – Bach
Editio Musica Budapest (Z.14699)
5 Mozart download
Allegro
1st movt from Sonata in C, K. 545
external link Mozart: Sonata in C, K. 545
ABRSM

external link Mozart: Sonatas for Pianoforte, Vol. 2
ABRSM
6 Telemann download
Fuga seconda
external link Pp. 12–13 from Telemann: Easy Fugues with Little Pieces
Schott (ED 9015)

List B

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Bortkiewicz download
Erster Schmerz (First Sorrow)
No. 5 from Aus meiner Kindheit, Op. 14
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 6
ABRSM
2 Chopin download
Mazurka in C
No. 3 from Four Mazurkas, Op. 33
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 6
ABRSM
3 Grieg download
Liten fugl (Little Bird)
No. 4 from Lyric Pieces, Book 3, Op. 43
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 6
ABRSM
4 Grovlez download
Le pastour
from L'Almanach aux images
external link Grovlez: L'Almanach aux images
Stainer & Bell (0534)
5 Schumann download
Thema mit Variationen
2nd movt from Sonata in G, Op. 118 No. 1
external link Schumann: Three Piano Sonatas for the Young, Op. 118
Henle (HN 155)
6 Turina download
Duo sentimental
No. 6 from Miniaturas, Op. 52
external link No. 6 from Turina: Miniaturas
Schott (ED 2106)

List C

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg
arr. Stapleton
download
Over the Rainbow
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 6
ABRSM
2 Villa-Lobos download
Carangueijo (The Crab)
No. 3 from Guia prático, Album 6
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 6
ABRSM
3 Jian Zhong Wang download
Long Deng Diao (Dragon Lantern Tune)
No. 5 from Five Yunnan Folksongs
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 6
ABRSM
4 Richard Rodney Bennett download
Two Turtle-Doves
No. 2 from Partridge Pie, Book 1
external link No. 2 from Richard Rodney Bennett: Partridge Pie, Book 1
Novello (NOV100322)
5 Sofia Gubaidulina download
Forest Musicians
No. 14 from Musical Toys
external link No. 14 from Sofia Gubaidulina: Musical Toys
Zen-On (ZO 8000406)

external link No. 6 from Russian Piano Music from Glinka to Gubaidulina
Breitkopf & Härtel (EB 8748)
6 Carl Vine download
Threnody
No. 5 from Five Bagatelles
external link No. 5 from Carl Vine: Five Bagatelles
Faber

Grade 7

See Grade 7 page for full exam requirements

List A

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Glinka download
Fugue in A minor
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 7
ABRSM
2 Handel download
Sonatina in D minor
HWV 581
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 7
ABRSM
3 Mozart download
Allegro
1st movt from Sonata in G, K. 283
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 7
ABRSM
4 J. S. Bach download
Allemande
1st movt from French Suite No. 6 in E, BWV 817
external link J. S. Bach: French Suites
ABRSM
5 J. S. Bach, trans. Alkan download
Siciliano
from BWV 1031
external link J. S. Bach: Sonate (clavecin et flûte): 2ème partie
Billaudot (R 15052-3)
6 D. Scarlatti download
Sonata in A
Kp. 182 (L. 139)
external link D. Scarlatti: Sonata in A, Kp. 182 (L. 139) & Sonata in B minor, Kp. 497 (L. 146)
Bärenreiter (BA 6590)

external link No. 55 from D. Scarlatti: 200 Sonatas, Vol. 2
Editio Musica Budapest (Z.8268)

List B

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Mingxin Du and Zuqiang Wu download
Shui Cao Wu (The Dance of Watergrass)
3rd movt from The Mermaid Suite
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 7
ABRSM
2 MacDowell download
By a Meadow Brook
No. 9 from Woodland Sketches, Op. 51
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 7
ABRSM
3 Palmgren download
Kevätyö (Night in May)
No. 4 from Toukokuu, Op. 27
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 7
ABRSM
4 Cui download
Waltz
Op. 31 No. 2
external link No. 14 from Russian Piano Music from Glinka to Gubaidulina
Breitkopf & Härtel (EB 8748)
5 Liszt download
No. 2
from Four Short Piano Pieces, S. 192
external link P. 24 from Liszt: 21 Short Piano Pieces
ABRSM

external link P. 8 from A Romantic Sketchbook for Piano, Book 5
ABRSM
6 Mendelssohn download
Gondellied (Allegretto non troppo)
MWV U 136
external link Mendelssohn: Venetian Gondola Songs
Henle (HN 1172)

List C

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Sylvie Bodorová download
Carousel
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 7
ABRSM
2 Debussy download
Canope
No. 10 from Préludes, Book 2
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 7
ABRSM
3 Shostakovich download
Prelude in D♭
No. 15 from 24 Preludes, Op. 34
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 7
ABRSM
4 Dichler download
Toccata-Etüde
external link Dichler: Toccata-Etüde
Doblinger (DOBL 1304)
5 M. Gould download
China Blue
No. 3 from Pieces of China
external link No. 3 from M. Gould: Pieces of China
G. Schirmer (GS 80301)
6 Peter Sculthorpe download
1st movt
from Sonatina
external link Peter Sculthorpe: Sonatina
Faber

Grade 8

See Grade 8 page for full exam requirements

List A

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Alwyn download
Prelude and Fugue formed on an Indian Scale
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 8
ABRSM
2 J. S. Bach download
Prelude and Fugue in C minor
BWV 847
No. 2 from Das wohltemperirte Clavier, Part 1
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 8
ABRSM
3 D. Scarlatti download
Sonata in F minor
Kp. 239 (L. 281)
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 8
ABRSM
4 J. S. Bach download
Allegro in E minor
from BWV 1019
external link No. 20 from J. S. Bach: Easy Piano Pieces & Dances
Bärenreiter (BA 6572)
5 Handel download
Air and Doubles (The Harmonious Blacksmith)
4th movt from Suite in E, HWV 430
external link No. 21 from Handel: Selected Keyboard Works, Book 1
ABRSM

external link Handel: Eight Great Suites, Book 2
ABRSM
6 D. Scarlatti download
Sonata in B minor
Kp. 497 (L. 146)
external link D. Scarlatti: Sonata in A, Kp. 182 (L. 139) & Sonata in B minor, Kp. 497 (L. 146)
Bärenreiter (BA 6590)

external link No. 176 from D. Scarlatti: 200 Sonatas, Vol. 4
Editio Musica Budapest (Z.8666)
7 C. Schumann download
Prelude and Fugue in G minor
Op. 16 No. 1
external link C. Schumann: Romantic Piano Music (Vol. 1)
Bärenreiter (BA 6550)
8 Shostakovich download
Prelude and Fugue in A minor
Op. 87 No. 2
external link Shostakovich: 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87, Vol. 1
Sikorski–Boosey & Hawkes

external link Shostakovich: 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87, Vol. 1
Peters (EP 4716a)

List B

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 J. L. Dussek download
Allegro con spirito
1st movt from Sonata in B♭, Op. 24*
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 8
ABRSM
2 Grieg download
Allegro moderato
1st movt from Sonata in E minor, Op. 7
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 8
ABRSM
3 Schubert download
Allegro ma non troppo
1st movt from Sonata in A minor, D. 537
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 8
ABRSM
4 Beethoven download
Allegro
1st movt from Sonata in G, Op. 14 No. 2
external link Beethoven: Sonata in G, Op. 14 No. 2
ABRSM

external link Beethoven: The 35 Piano Sonatas, Vol. 1
ABRSM
5 Field download
Rondo: Twelve O'Clock
external link No. 12 from Field: Nocturnes and Other Short Piano Pieces
ABRSM
6 Haydn download
Allegro moderato
1st movt from Sonata in A, Hob. XVI/26
external link Haydn: Sonata in A, Hob. XVI/26
Wiener Urtext (UT 50403)

external link No. 6 from Haydn: Complete Piano Sonatas, Vol. 3
Wiener Urtext (UT 50258)
7 Hummel download
Rondo all'Ungherese
Op. 107 No. 6
external link No. 5 from Hummel: Sonatas and Piano Pieces, Vol. 3
Universal (UE 93)
8 Mozart download
Allegro con spirito
1st movt from Sonata in D, K. 311
external link Mozart: Sonata in D, K. 311
ABRSM

external link Mozart: Sonatas for Pianoforte, Vol. 1
ABRSM

* Sonata also known as Op. 23

List C

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Bartók download
Dance in Bulgarian Rhythm No. 4
No. 151 from Mikrokosmos, Vol. 6
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 8
ABRSM
2 Bridge download
Canzonetta
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 8
ABRSM
3 Chopin download
Waltz in B minor
Op. 69 No. 2
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 8
ABRSM
4 Fauré download
Andante quasi allegretto
No. 1 from Pièces brèves, Op. 84
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 8
ABRSM
5 Philip Martin download
Allegro con brio
No. 4 from The Rainbow Comes and Goes
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 8
ABRSM
6 Harry Warren and Al Dubin
arr. Iles
download
September in the Rain
external link Piano Exam Pieces 2015 & 2016, Grade 8
ABRSM
7 Bax download
Country-Tune
external link Bax: Selected Works for Piano
Thames (TH978206)
8 Brahms download
No. 1
from Four Ballads, Op. 10
external link No. 1 from Brahms: Four Ballads, Op. 10
ABRSM
9 Chabrier download
Habanera
external link Chabrier: Habanera
Bärenreiter (BA 10839)
10 Debussy download
Danse bohémienne
external link No. 4 from Debussy: Easy Piano Pieces and Dances
Bärenreiter (BA 6573)

external link Debussy: Six morceaux de jeunesse
Durand
11 Dohnányi download
Allemande
2nd movt from Suite in the Olden Style, Op. 24
external link Dohnányi: Allemande (from Suite in the Olden Style, Op. 24)
Simrock (EE 3133)
12 Hindemith download
Tanz der Holzpuppen (Dance of the Wooden Dolls)
from Tuttifäntchen
(either line in RH in bb. 79–81)
external link Hindemith: Tanz der Holzpuppen
Schott (ED 1734)
13 Janáček download
Sýček neodletěl! (The Barn Owl Has Not Flown Away!)
No. 10 from Po zarostlém chodníčku (On an Overgrown Path)
external link No. 10 from Janáček: Po zarostlém chodníčku (On an Overgrown Path)
Bärenreiter (BA 9502)
14 Liszt download
Eglogue
No. 7 from Années de Pèlerinage, Première Année, Suisse
external link No. 7 from Liszt: Années de Pèlerinage, Première Année, Suisse
Henle (HN 173)
15 Milhaud download
Tijuca
No. 8 from Saudades do Brasil, Op. 67
external link No. 8 from Milhaud: Saudades do Brasil, Op. 67
Eschig
16 Tchaikovsky download
Nocturne
Op. 10 No. 1
external link P. 104 from Tchaikovsky: Selected Works for Piano, Vol. 1
Alfred–Kalmus (K02038)

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