Grade 7

Scales

E, A, B♭, B Major
E, A, B♭, B Harmonic Minor
E, A, B♭, B Melodic Minor
E, A, B♭, B Chromatic
E, A, B♭, B Major Scales in Thirds
E, A, B♭, B Whole Tone Scale
E, A, B♭, B Major Arpeggios and Broken Chord
E, A, B♭, B Minor Arpeggios and Broken Chord
E, A, B♭, B Dominant Sevenths (arpeggio only)
E, A, B♭, B Diminished Sevenths (arpeggio only, beginning on the note)
Double Tonguing G major, 2 octaves (ascending and descending). 2 semi-quavers on each note
Sustained note Any one note of the F♯ major scale held for at least 14 seconds, with crescendo and decrecendo (pp - ff - pp)
Sustained scale Major scales, 1 octave (upper octave) ascending. Each note to be held for two beats (tongued only). Breathe every 8 beats or 4 notes
Articulation - All scales to be played ascending and descending two octaves within the required range, otherwise only one octave is necessary.
All scales and arpeggios to be played: all tongued/ all slurred/ two slurred, two tongued/ slurred pairs
Range - Inclusive as shown:
example
Tempo - Ascending and descending minimum metronome speed 72, four notes per beat

Pieces — Three pieces to be chosen, one from each list, plus one extra repertoire list piece

List A
ArbanNo 1, p 204 or No 8, p 214Arban's Famous Method for Trombone, Fischer
Bach, J S arr LafosseCourante from Cello Suite No 1 or Prelude from Cello Suite No 3Suites for Tenor Trombone, Le Duc
Ed LangeyNo 21,p 73, No 22, p 74, No 25, p 76, or No 28, p 79The Trombone, Bass Clef, Boosey & Hawkes
KoppraschNo 1760 Studies Vol 1, Hofmeister
 
List B
CorelliSonata in A major, Op 5, ed BrownIMC
HandelConcerto in F minor, any 2 contrasting mvmtsIMC
HaydnAdagioSolos for the Trombone Player, ed Smith, Schirmer
ReicheRondoSolos for the Trombone Player, ed Smith, Schirmer
Rimsky-KorsakovConcerto, 1st and 2nd mvmtsBoosey and Hawkes
SerockiSonatine for Trombone and Piano, 1st mvmt Moeck
 
List C
GranadosMadrigal in A minorIMC
GuilmantConcertpiece, Op 88IMC or Solos for the Trombone Player, ed Smith, Schirmer
HindemithSonata, 4th mvmtSchott
HorovitzAdam-BluesNovello
Schroder Andante CantabileHansen

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