Grade 7


E, B Major
E, B Harmonic Minor
E, B Melodic Minor
E, B Chromatic
E, B Major Scales in Thirds
E, B Whole Tone Scale
E, B Major Arpeggios
E, B Minor Arpeggios
E, B Dominant Sevenths
E, B Diminished Sevenths (beginning on the note)
Double Tonguing F 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:
Tempo - Ascending and descending minimum metronome speed 72, four notes per beat


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.
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
CorelliSonata in A major, Op 5, ed BrownIMC
Ed LangeyNo 21,p 73, No 22, p 74, No 25, p 76, or No 28, p 79The Trombone, Bass Clef, Boosey & Hawkes
GranadosMadrigal in A minorIMC
GuilmantConcertpiece, Op 88IMC or Solos for the Trombone Player, ed Smith, Schirmer
HandelConcerto in F minor, any 2 contrasting mvmtsIMC
HaydnAdagioSolos for the Trombone Player, ed Smith, Schirmer
HindemithSonata, 4th mvmtSchott
KoppraschNo 1760 Studies Vol 1, Hofmeister
ReicheRondoSolos for the Trombone Player, ed Smith, Schirmer
Rimsky-KorsakovConcerto, 1st and 2nd mvmtsBoosey and Hawkes
Schroder Andante CantabileHansen
SerockiSonatine for Trombone and Piano, 1st mvmt Moeck


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