What's in the exam?
- Scales & arpeggios
- Aural tests
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Candidates for Grade 6, 7 or 8 exams must already have passed ABRSM Grade 5 (or above) in Music Theory, Practical Musicianship or a solo Jazz instrument. For full details including a list of accepted alternatives, see Regulation 1d.
The accompanied pieces are published in F editions unless otherwise indicated. For those pieces not published in F, candidates may use manuscript transpositions of their parts if necessary.
Some List C pieces are published with transposition suggestions but in the exam they should be played in the written keys only.
Download recordings from our Grade 6 syllabus.
Practice material for students preparing for Horn exams.
New editions offering support to teachers preparing students for Practical exams.
Practice examples of the aural tests to use when preparing for an exam.