Grade Eight


Choose one group: Major. Harmonic Minor. Melodic Minor. Chromatic
1. C, B, E♭ Major Scales in thirds.
2. C, F♯, A♭ Major Arpeggios and broken Chords.
3. C, C♯, B♭ Minor Arpeggios and broken Chords.
Dominant Seventh arpeggios and broken chords (tongued only)
Diminished Seventh arpeggios (tongued only) beginning on the note
C, C♯ Whole Tone Scale beginning the lowest C of the instrument (tongued and slurred only)
Sustained note Any one note of the G major scale (upper octave) held for 10 seconds. pp < f > pp
Sustained scale Major scales, 1 octave (upper octave) ascending and descending. Each note equals two beats (tongued only). Breathe every 8 beats or 4 notes.
Slurred octaves G harmonic minor scale, G1-G2-G1, A1-A2-A1 etc, one octave ascending and descending
C scales three octaves, other scale sets two octaves.
All scales, arpeggios, and broken chords to be: All tongued/ All slurred/ two slurred, two tongued/Slurred Pairs/three slurred, one tongued/one tongued, three slurred.
Double tonguing on repeated notes, scales only.
Triple tonguing on repeated notes, scales only.
Range - Inclusive as shown:
Tempo - ascending and descending minimum metronome speed 80, four notes per beat
Slurred octaves and sustained scale 60, one note per two beats - breathe every 8 beats or 4 notes

Pieces — 4 list pieces required - one from each list. No extra repertoire list pieces

List A
Bach, CPEAllegro from Sonata in A minor40 for Flute ed. Shade (Allans)
BoehmNo 11, 12, 19, 21, 23 or 2424 Capriccios Op 26 (Chester) (or as 24 Carprices Op 26 Fischer)
CastérèdeNo 3, 4, 6, 7, 9 or 1012 Studies
ed. Harris & AdamsNo 75 or 7676 Graded Studies for Flute Book 2 (Faber)
Karg-elertNo 11, 14, 20, 25, 26 or 2930 Studies Op 107 (IMC)
KoehlerNo 9, 10, 11 or 12Flute Studies Op 33 Book 2 ed. Shade (Allans)
TaggartTambourin or SpritePictures (Hunt Edition/ Spartan Press)
TelemannNo 1, 2, 7 or 1212 Fantasias (Bärenreiter)
List B
BachSonata in E flat BWV 1031 1st & 2nd or 2nd & 3rd mvts(Bärenreiter)
Bach, CPEFour Sonatas for Flute & Keyboard Wq83 - 86 Vol 1, any two contrasting mvts of any Sonata(Breitkopf)
BlavetFlute Concerto in A min 1st mvt AllegroBroekmans & Van Poppel
DanziConcerto in D min Alla PolaccaPeters
Gretry, AEMConcerto in C , 1st & 2nd or 2nd & 3rd mvts(IMC)
HandelSonata No 1 in E minor Op 1/1b(Bärenreiter)
HaydnConcerto in D 1st & 2nd or 2nd & 3rd mvts.(Simrock)
MozartConcerto in G K313, 1st & 2nd or 2nd & 3rd mvts(IMC)
SchubertSonata in A min Arpeggione D 821 arr. Hunteler 1st mvt Allegro moderatoBarenreiter
VivaldiConcerto in G minor (La Notte)Op 10 No 2(IMC) (Schott)
List C
ChaminadeConcertino(UMP) or Flute Music by French Composers (Schirmer)
Cooke, ASonatina(OUP)
DopplerHungarian Pastorale Fantaisie(Chester) (Fischer)
GanneAndante and ScherzoFlute Music by French Composers (Schirmer)
GaubertFantaisieFlute Music by French Composers (Schirmer)
HindemithSonata for Flute (1936) 1st & 2nd or 2nd & 3rd mvts.(Schott)
PoulencSonata for Flute 1st & 2nd or 2nd & 3rd mvts.(Chester)
ShockerSonatina 1st & 2nd mvtsPresser
TaffanelAndante Pastoral and ScherzettinoFlute Music by French Composers (Schirmer)
List D
Any two of Orchestral Excerpts for Flute Grade 8Flute and Piccolo Orchestral Excerpts (Allans)
BrumbyMantra40 for Flute ed. Shade (Allans)
Buchanan, DFlute Song for the BirdsLittle Dancings (Sounz)
Elmsly, JLight & ShadeLittle Dancings (Sounz)
Grenfell, MariaPooh Stories (any two)Little Dancings (Sounz)
Hunter, Nickfluttering OR contraption OR ballad OR whirlwinds OR forestCascade and other pieces for solo flute
Ritchie, AFlute Concerto Movement IILittle Dancings (Sounz)


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