Grade Five

Scales (ascending and descending)

Major C, D Three Octaves
G♭, A Two Octaves
Harmonic Minor C, D Three Octaves
G♭, A Two Octaves
Melodic Minor C, D Three Octaves
G♭, A Two Octaves
Bowing Patterns (three 8ves): Détaché
Bowing Patterns (two 8ves): Détaché (upper half)
Legato (whole bow)
Hook Stroke
Chromatic D, E Two Octaves
Bowing Patterns: Détaché
Legato (12 note slur)
Major Arpeggios C, D Three Octaves
G♭, A Two Octaves
Minor Arpeggios C, D Three Octaves
G♭, A Two Octaves
Bowing Patterns: Détaché
Dominant Seventh A♭, B♭ Two Octaves, resolving on the tonic
Diminished Seventh F, E♭ Two Octaves
Bowing Patterns: Détaché
Double Stops C Major 8ves One Octave (ascending and descending)
C Major 6ths One Octave (ascending and descending)
Bowing in slurred broken step, then together as in the following examples:



Pieces — Four pieces to be chosen, one from each list plus two in extra repertoire list

List A
BachA Merry Tune from Peasant Cantata BWV 212Baroque Pieces for Viola OUP
BachGigue from Suite No IBach Cello Suites arr Forbes, Chester
CarseStudy No 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5, any oneViola School of Progressive Studies, Bk 3, Stainer & Bell
CorelliAdagioAlbum of Classical Pieces Vol 1 IMC
CorelliPrelude No 19L'Alto Classique Vol B, UMP
FarnabyNobodye's GiggeChester String Series Viola Bk 2
Handel Sonata No 5 for Flute, GigaClassical and Romantic Pieces for Viola & Piano OUP
HandelSonata in G min Op 1, No 6, 4th mvt AllegroStainer & Bell H244
MaraisLa MarieL'Alto Classique Vol C, UMP
MarcelloSonata in C 2nd mvt AllegroTwo Sonatas IMC/MDS
MazasStudy No 2, 3 or 4 any oneSpecial Studies for Viola Op 36 Bk 1, Schirmer
PurcellDances from King ArthurClassical and Romantic Pieces for Viola & Piano OUP
SenailléSonata in G min Op 5 No 9 4th mvtStainer & Bell
Trad AmericanBoston Fancy No 16Solos for the Viola Player arr. Doktor, Schirmer GS32926
VivaldiSonata in C Op 8 No 1: 5th mvt, GigaSchott ED 11261
VivaldiSonata in E min 1st & 2nd or 3rd & 4th mvtIMC
List B
FlacktonSonata in C min Op 2 No 8: 3rd & 4th mvts, Adagio & SicilianaSchott ED 10957
FlacktonSonata in C Op 2 No 4 Allegro ModeratoSchott
GluckMelody from OrfeoViola World/Bosworth
GossecTambourinTime Pieces for Viola Vol 2, ABRSM
LeclairTambourinL'alto Classique Vol C, UMP
MartiniMinuetAlbum of Classical Pieces Vol 3 IMC
MozartBel Mannern, welche Liebe fuhlenTime Pieces for Viola Vol 2, ABRSM
SchubertSerenadeBratschissimo Bosworth/Music Sales
SchubertSonata in A min 2nd mvt Adagio D821Bärenreiter/Faber
SchubertSonatina No 1 in D, D384 1st or 2nd mvtBelwin/IMC
VeraciniLargoMusic for Viola 111, Editio Musica Budapest Z,13397
List C
BizetSequidilla from CarmenAmazing Solos for Viola, Boosey
BridgeBerceuseBridge Four Pieces for Viola & Piano, Faber
DvořákSonatina Op 100 2nd mvtViola World, Bosworth
ElgarSalute d'AmourViola World/Music Sales
FauréAprès un RêveMusic for Viola 111,Editio Musica Budapest Z,13397
G MarieLa CinquantaineGerard Billaudot UMP
GermanThe English RoseRomantic melodies SJ Music
GranadosSpanish Dance No 5 AndaluzaPopular Pieces for Viola & Piano OUP
GriegTwo Elegaic Melodies No 1, Heart's SorrowClassical and Romantic Pieces for Viola & Piano OUP
KaliwodaNocturne No 1, 3, or 5 any oneIMC 1221
MascagniIntermezzo sinfonico (from Cavalleria rusticana)Bosworth BOE4403/Music Sales
RebikovBerceuse and DanceChester Music for Viola, Chester
Rimsky-KorsakovChanson IndouL'Alto Classique vol C, UMP
RubinsteinMelodieL'alto Classique vol C, UMP
SittTarantella Op 26 No 12Viola World/Music Sales
TchaikovskyChanson NapolitaineL'alto Classique Vol C, UMP
TchaikovskyHumoreske Op 10 No 2Popular Pieces for Viola & Piano OUP
TchaikovskyReverie from Album for the YoungClassical and Romantic Pieces for Viola & Piano OUP
ToselliSerenataBosworth BOE4403/Music Sales
List D
B. HummelSonatina for Viola No 1 Op 35b 1st mvt MaestosoSimrock MDS
BartókSlovak Peasants Dance,Editio Musica/Boosey
BennettBuskin: No 2 from Six Country DancesNovello NOVO90750
BernsteinMaria from Westside StoryAmazing Solos for Viola, Boosey
ChappleFor Latin LoversComposers Series 7:First Collection for Viola & Piano Bosworth/Music Sales
FergussonNo's 1 & 2 from Four Short PiecesBoosey & Hawkes
FinziCarolFive Bagatelles Boosey/MDS
JoplinBethenaJoplin Rags for Viola & Piano, Sparta
JoplinRag Time Dance or Fig Leaf RagJoplin Ragtime Favourites - Viola Fentone/De Haske
R. ClarkeI'll Bid My Heart be Still or Chinese PuzzleClarke Shorter Pieces for Viola & Piano OUP
Vaughan WilliamsFantasia on Greensleeves arr ForbesOUP
WeillSeptember SongTime Pieces for Viola Vol 2, ABRSM


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