Grade Five


Major B Two Octaves
E Three Octaves
Melodic Minor B Two Octaves
E Three Octaves
Harmonic Minor B Two Octaves
E Three Octaves
Bowing Patterns: Separate
Seven notes slurred
Martelé (with separate bows)
Chromatic E Two Octaves
Bowing Pattern Four notes slurred
Double Stops G major in 6ths ascending and descending, one octave
Major Arpeggios B Two Octaves
E Three Octaves
Minor Arpeggios B Two Octaves
E Three Octaves
Bowing Pattern Martelé (with separate bows)
Three notes slurred


Three pieces to be chosen by three different composers. Two pieces must be from the list below. One alternative "own choice" work may be substituted and should be at a similar level to those already in the syllabus.
Arr Huws JonesDrowsey MaggieJigs & Reels & More, Boosey & Hawkes
BachAriosoGreat Cello Solos, Chester
BachSuite No. 3 in C BWV1009 Bourrées I and II,
Bach Suite No.1 in G BWV1007 Courante, Minuets, or Gigue
Benoy and Sutton Introduction to Thumb Position No. 22, 23, 24 or 25 O.U.P
Biddington, EPrelude & FinaleLittle Suite for Unaccompanied Cello SOUNZ
BorodinNocturne from String Quartet No 2Classic Experience: encores for cello Cramer
Chopin Prelude in B Minor, Op 28, No.6 Chopin for Cello and Piano, Bk.1 PWM10 382
CohenNo 1, 2, or 5Technique Takes Off Faber
De FeschSonata in C Op 8 No 3, 2nd mvt AllemandaPeters
Dotzauer Study No. 13, 21, 23, or 2740 Studies, Stainer and Bell
Dvořák HumoresqueSuzuki Cello School, Vol 3, Suzuki
FauréAuroreTwo Songs from Twenty Melodies, SJ Music D1996- 8
Feuillard Study No. 19, 39, 41, 42, or 45Etudes du Jeune Violoncellist, Delrieu
FlacktonSonata No 3 in F, Minuet & VariationsSchott ED 11056
Gershwin I Got RhythmPlay Gershwin for Piano and Cello, Faber
Gershwin SummertimePlay Gershwin for Piano and Cello Faber
Handel ArieOld Master Melodies, Bk2, Schott, ED 5533
Haydn Scherzando in G majorCello Meets Piano, Mayhew
Hummel PrestoLittle Suite Op.19a, Schauer EE2954
JacobsonHip Hip BourréeUnbeaten Tracks Faber
JacobRobot's MarchThe Contemporary Cellist Bk 2 ABRSM
Janáček Three Moravian Folksongs (complete)Amazing Solos for Cello, Boosey & Hawkes
Le Fleming DanceAir and Dance, Chester
Lee, S.Study No. 8, 10, 12, 13, 18, or 21.40Melodic and Progressive Studies, Vol 1. Op 31 I.M.C
Lovelock RomanceAlbert
MarcelloSonata in G 4th mvt AllegroTwo Sonatas , Stainer & Bell
Marcello Sonata in F major, No 1, 1st or 2nd mvt
MarcelloSonata in E Minor, Op.2, No. 2, 2nd mvt (Allegro)Peters EP7423
MarcelloSonata in G Op 2 No 6 4th mvt AllegroPeters P- 7394, Suzuki Cello Method Vol 4
MassenetMelodie-élegie des Erinnyes Op 10 No 5Salonstücke für cello Vol 1 Kunzelmann or separately Jobert/UMP
MooneyOh Susannah or The Blue Bells of ScotlandThumb position for the Cello Bk 1 Summy-Birchard Inc
MozartAve Verum CorpusVioloncello Music for Beginners, Bk 3, E.M.B. Z14037
Nicholls Bohemian DanceRecital Repertoire for cellists, Bk 2, Faber
Nicholls CakewalkRecital Repertoire for cellists, Bk 1, Faber
Passionei Sonata in C Op.1, 2nd mvt Cello Meets Piano, Mayhew
Schubert Gratzer GaloppCello Meets Piano, Mayhew
Schumann Träumerai, Op.15, No.7Schott
Shostakovich Romance from the GadflyArr. Otty, SJ Music D1990-5
Tartini Lento MestoOld Master Melodies, Bk2, Schott, ED 5533
TchaikovskyNeopolitan DanceVioloncello Music for Beginners, Bk 3, E.M.B. Z14037
TchaikovskyValse SentimentaleI.M.C
TchaikovskyWaltz from Sleeping BeautyClassic Experience: Encores for Cello, Cramer
VivaldiLargo, Sonata No.3First Repertoire for Cello Bk 3, Faber
Wedgwood 2010: No 8Upgrade for Cello (Grades 3 and 4), Faber
Wedgwood Rock a Bow BabyJazzin' About for Cello and Piano, Faber
WilliamsFawkes the PhoenixHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets I.M.C/Faber


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