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Grade 8

2011 -2015 syllabus

THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists, A, B and C:


1 J. S. Bach Allegro assai: 3rd movt from Concerto in E, BWV 1042 (violin to play in tuttis) (Peters EP 4593 or Henle 670)

2 J. S. Bach Allemanda or Giga: 1st or 4th movt from Partita No. 2 in D minor for Solo Violin, BWV 1004. Bach Three Sonatas and Three Partitas for Solo Violin, BWV 1001–1006 (Bärenreiter BA 5116)

3 Beethoven Rondo–Allegro ma non troppo: 4th movt from Sonata in F, Op. 24 (‘Spring’). No. 5 from Beet- hoven Sonatas for Piano and Violin, Vol. 1 (Henle 7 )

4 Haydn Finale–Presto: 3rd movt from Concerto in C, Hob. VIIa/1 (Peters EP 4322)

5 Mozart Molto allegro: 1st movt from Sonata in A, K. 526. No. 15 from Mozart Sonatas for Piano and Violin,Vol. 3 (Henle 79) or Mozart Complete Works for Piano and Violin, Vol. 2 (Bärenreiter BA 5762)

6 J. B. G. Neruda Allegro moderato: 1st movt from Sonata in A minor. No. 3 from Bohemian Violin Sonatas,Vol. 1 (Henle 334)

7 Vivaldi Danza pastorale: 3rd movt from Concerto in E, ‘La Primavera’ (Spring), Op. 8 No. 1, RV 269 (violinto play in tuttis). Vivaldi The Four Seasons (Bärenreiter BA 6994a) (or published separately: Peters EP 9055a)


1 Brahms Andante tranquillo: 2nd movt from Sonata in A, Op. 100 (Wiener Urtext UT 50012)

2 Bruch Nos 5, 6 and 7: from Schwedische Tänze, Op. 63, Vol. 1 (Simrock EE3110)

3 C. Dancla Resignation, Op. 59. Singing Violin, Book 3, arr. Doleżal (PWM 8575)

4 Grieg Allegretto quasi andantino: 2nd movt from Sonata in F, Op. 8 (Peters EP 1340)

5 Janáček Dumka. Janáček Works for Violin and Piano (Bärenreiter BA 9508)

6 Schumann Rasch und mit Feuer: No. 3 from Fantasiestücke, Op. 73 (with repeats) (Henle 421 or Peters EP


7 Schumann Allegretto: 2nd movt from Sonata in A minor, Op. 105. Schumann Sonatas for Piano and Violin,

Op. 105, 121 (Peters EP 2367) or Schumann Sonatas for Violin and Piano, Vol. 1 (Wiener Urtext UT 50237)


1 Alwyn Allegro e grazioso: 1st movt from Sonatina (Stainer & Bell H471)

2 Debussy Allegro vivo: 1st movt from Sonata (Henle 410 or Durand )

3 Hindemith Langsam–Sehr lebhaft: 2nd movt from Sonata in E (Schott ED 2455)

4 Kodály Adagio (Editio Musicba Budapest Z.768)

5 Kreutzer Étude No. 30 in B : from 42 Études ou Caprices (Peters EP 284)

6 Sibelius No. 4: from Danses champêtres, Op. 106 (published separately: Hansen WH19410)

7 John Williams Remembrances: from Three Pieces from Schindler’s List (observing printed cadenza) (MCA)



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