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Flute 3 Flute

Flute Grade 3 exams consist of three pieces, chosen by the candidate from the appropriate lists in the current syllabus, scales and broken chords, 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.

Flute Grade 3 (2018-2021)

Pieces

Three pieces: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists, A, B and C - 30 marks each

List A

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 J. S. Bach download Menuet
6th movt from Suite in B minor, BWV 1067
(observing 1st repeat)
 
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2 Trad. Irish
arr. Blackwell
download The Irish Washerwoman
 
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3 Mozart
arr. Bullard
download Alla Turca
3rd movt from Piano Sonata in A, K. 331
 
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4 Eisel Andante Or Paisanne
1st movt Or 2nd movt from Divertimento in D minor
No. 2 from Classical Music for Children for Flute
Schott (ED 21169)

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5 Grieg
arr. Lawrance
Norwegian Dance
Op. 35 No. 2
Winner Scores All for Flute, arr. Lawrance
Brass Wind (0324)

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Piano accomp. published separately as Winner Scores All for Flute, Piano accompaniment, arr. Lawrance
Brass Wind (0324PA)
6 Handel Presto
4th movt from Sonata in G minor, HWV 360, Op. 1 No. 2
Handel: 11 Sonatas for Flute
Bärenreiter (BA 4225)

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Handel: Flute Sonatas, Vol. 1
Emerson (160a)

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7 Mozart
arr. Wedgwood
Symphony No. 40: 1st movement
No. 3 from Up-Grade! Flute Grades 2–3, arr. Wedgwood
Faber

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8 Offenbach
arr. McDowall
Champagne Song
from La vie parisienne
Harlequin, Book 1, arr. McDowall
Cramer (90646)

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9 Shield
arr. Emerson
Old Towler
An English Garland, Vol. 1, arr. Emerson
Emerson (E180)

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10 Vivaldi Air
1st movt from Sonata in C, RV 48
First Repertoire Pieces for Flute
Boosey & Hawkes (BH12473)

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List B

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Paul Desmond
arr. Huws Jones
download Take Five
 
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2 Guy-Claude Luypaerts download Cinq Sets (Five Sets)
from Deux pièces pour flûte et piano
 
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3 Mark Nightingale download From Ragtime to Riches
No. 13 from Lucky Dip for Flute
 
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4 J. Barry
arr. Hart
You Only Live Twice
Hartbeat, arr. Hart
Brass Wind (1335)

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5 Keith Bartlett Happy Go Lucky
from Just for Fun! for Flute
Keith Bartlett: Just for Fun! for Flute
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6 Gershwin
arr. Harris
I got plenty of nothin'
from Porgy and Bess
No. 11 from Easy Gershwin for Flute, arr. Harris
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7 Alan Haughton Stroll On
from Fun Club for Flute, Grade 2–3
Alan Haughton: Fun Club for Flute, Grade 2–3: Student Copy
Kevin Mayhew (3611793)

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Piano accomp. published separately as Fun Club for Flute, Grade 2–3: Teacher Copy
Kevin Mayhew (3611790)
8 Mark Tanner Gerbil's Great Escape
from Creature Comforts, Grades 1–3
Mark Tanner: Creature Comforts, Grades 1–3
Spartan Press (SP1112)

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9 Pam Wedgwood Scale-Learning Blues!
No. 2 from Up-Grade! Flute Grades 2–3, arr. Wedgwood
Faber

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10 John Williams
arr. Harris
Hedwig's Theme And Mr Longbottom Flies
from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's/Philosopher's Stone
Play Hollywood for Flute, arr. Harris (piano accomp. printable from companion CD)
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List C

No. Composer Piece information Publication(s)
1 Leplus download Study in D minor
from 30 Mélodies gracieuses en forme d'études composées pour flûte seule, Op. 10
 
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2 Philip Sparke download Romany Song
No. 18 from Skilful Studies for Flute
 
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3 Lynne Williams download On and Off Blues
No. 29 from Thirty One Two Three Flute Studies
 
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4 Sally Adams Tarantella
No. 21 from More Graded Studies for Flute, Book 1
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5 Bizet, arr. Hunt Carmen's Song
from Fantasia on Carmen
A Bizet Notebook for Solo Flute, arr. Hunt
Spartan Press (SP1119)

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6 Alan Bullard Romantic Flute Or Cool Flute
No. 16 Or No. 17 from Fifty for Flute, Book 1
Alan Bullard: Fifty for Flute, Book 1
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7 Oliver Ledbury Yesterday's Song Or Waltzer
from Flute Salad
Oliver Ledbury: Flute Salad
Brass Wind (1311)

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8 Helen Madden Playing Catch Up
No. 11 from 20 Fantastic Flute Studies
Helen Madden: 20 Fantastic Flute Studies
Spartan Press (SP1256)

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9 Mark Nightingale Of Mice and Keys Or Search Engine
No. 12 Or No. 14 from Jazz@Etudes for Flute
Mark Nightingale: Jazz@Etudes for Flute
Warwick Music (WD020)

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10 James Rae Distant Shores
No. 6 from 42 More Modern Studies for Solo Flute
James Rae: 42 More Modern Studies for Solo Flute
Universal (UE21647)

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Additional information

In Grades 1–3, candidates may play an adapted flute (e.g. non-metal and/or with curved head-joint) sounding at concert pitch.

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