Grade Three

Scales (ascending and descending)

Major C Two Octaves (start 2nd finger in 2nd position on G string)
B♭ Two Octaves (start first finger on 2nd position on G string)
Harmonic Minor B♭ Two Octaves (first finger start on 2rd position on G string)
Melodic Minor C Two Octaves (start 2nd finger in 2nd position on G string)
Bowing Patterns: Détaché (mid bow)
example
Legato (whole bow)
example
Spiccato
example
Martelé (mid bow to upper half)
example
Chromatic G One Octave (open string, separate bows)

example
Major Arpeggios C Two Octaves (start 2nd finger in 2nd position on G string)
B♭ Two Octaves (start first finger on 2nd position on G string)
Minor Arpeggios C Two Octaves (start 2nd finger in 2nd position on G string)
B♭ Two Octaves (start first finger on 2nd position on G string)
Bowing Patterns: Détaché
example
Legato
example
Dominant Seventh C One Octave (commencing on open G and resolving on the tonic)
Diminished Seventh G One Octave (commencing on open G)
Bowing Patterns: Détaché
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Slurred
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Pieces

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.
AlbrechtsbergerMinuettoDie Alte Geige: Universal
BachGavotte BWV 1012Young Violinist's Repertoire 3: Faber
BaileyBlue NotorietyJazzin' Around for Strings: Kerin Bailey Music
BaileyBossa NouveauJazzin' Around for Strings: Kerin Bailey Music
BaileyFragile World (with shifts), Jazzin' Around for Strings: Kerin Bailey Music
Becker Gavotte No 5 Suzuki Violin Book, Vol 3: Summy-Birchard
BeethovenMinuet in G No 11 Suzuki Violin Book, Vol 3: Summy-Birchard
BernsteinAmerica from West Side StoryMaking the Grade Violin Grade 3: Chester
Bizet arr BlackwellHabaneraFiddle Time Sprinters: OUP
BlackwellChromatic catsFiddle Time Sprinters: OUP
BlackwellHungarian folk danceFiddle Time Sprinters: OUP
BlackwellMexican FiestaFiddle Time Sprinters: OUP
BlackwellRound Trinidad BayFiddle Time Sprinters: OUP
BlackwellShow StopperFiddle Time Sprinters: OUP
BlackwellWild WestFiddle Time Sprinters: OUP
Boccherini Minuet & TrioSuzuki Violin Book, Vol 2: Summy-Birchard
BrahmsLullaby Op 49 No 4Universal Violin Album 2, UE
CarseDance ScherzoClassic Carse 2, Stainer & Bell
CarseNo 1 in G Progressive Studies Bk 4: Stainer & Bell
CarseNo 2 in D minProgressive Studies Bk 4: Stainer & Bell
CarseNo 3 in D min Progressive Studies Bk 3: Stainer & Bell
CarseNo 5 in G Progressive Studies Bk 3: Stainer & Bell
Chopin arr AppelbaumMazurkaBuilding Technique with Beautiful Music Vol 3, Belwyn
CohenCappuccino at the Ice RinkJazz Technique Takes Off: Faber
CohenCarnival Parade RhumbaJazz Technique Takes Off: Faber
CohenNo 1 Prelude Technique Takes Off: Faber
CohenNo 5 Helter SkelterTechnique Takes Off: Faber
CohenTuesday Blues DayJazz Technique Takes Off: Faber
CorelliAllegroDie Alte Geige: Universal
CouperinLa LutineClassical & Romantic Pieces 3: OUP
CullenAn Evening StrollThirteen Ways of Getting There: Schott
CullenRiding an ostrichThirteen Ways of Getting There: Schott
CullenWhite Water RaftingThirteen Ways of Getting There: Schott
DanclaNo 2 Moderato in F15 Etudes Op 68: Peters
DanclaNo 8 Maestoso in Eb15 Etudes Op 68: Peters
DanclaNo 9 Allegretto cantabile in G min15 Etudes Op 68: Peters
DiabelliAndante CantabileSchott Violin Series: Schott
DvořákHumoresqueViolin School Vol 3: Suzuki
Gabriel MarieLa CinquantaineSolos for Young Violinists, Vol 1: Summy-Birchard
Grieg arr LindsayAnitra's ThemeFirst Recital Series for Violin: Curnow
HandelBourree from the Water MusicFirst Violin Bk 2: ABRSM
Handel arr BlackwellHornpipe from the Water MusicFiddle Time Sprinters: OUP
HandelMusette in GClassical & Romantic Pieces 2: OUP
Herbert arr AlanFantasy on Dagger Dance from NatomaFirst Recital Series for Violin: Curnow
HotteterreAllemandeSheila Nelson's Baroque Violinist: Boosey & Hawkes
HotteterreGavotteSheila Nelson's Baroque Violinist: Boosey & Hawkes
HuberConcertino Op 8 No 4 in G majSolos for Young Violinists, Vol 1: Summy-Birchard
Huws JonesSecond StrideGot Those Position Blues: Faber
JohnsonExcursionFirst Recital Series for Violin: Curnow
JonesOpen SesameGot Those Position Blues?: Faber
Joplin, arr CowlesMagnetic RagRagtime Favourites: Fentone F852-400
Joplin, arr CowlesNew RagRagtime Favourites: Fentone F852-400
JárdányiHungarian DanceMusic for Violin: EMB Z 6749
KayserNo 7 Allegro Moderato in Bb 36 Violin Studies Op 20: IMC
Kern arr JonesSmoke Gets in Your EyesJazz, Blues and Ragtime: Boosey & Hawkes
KhachaturianAdagio from SpartacusThe Classic Experience, Cramer
KüchlerConcertino Op 15 in D, 1st mvt Allegro ModeratoSolos for Young Violinists Vol 1: Summy-Birchard
LiadovBerceuse and Dance of the MosquitoFirst Solo Pieces Bk 2: Schott
MacKayThe Clown's DancePosition Changing for the Violin: OUP
Mancini arr. CohenThe Pink PantherFirst Repertoire for Violin: Faber
Mozart, LAria, No V11/5Music for Violin: EMB Z6749
NelsonCaprice Moving Up Again: Boosey & Hawkes
NelsonHurry on DownPiece by Piece Bk 2: Boosey & Hawkes
NelsonJumping JackMoving Up Again: Boosey & Hawkes
NelsonMorag's LamentPiece by Piece Bk 2: Boosey & Hawkes
NelsonMoto PerpetuoMoving Up Again: Boosey & Hawkes
NelsonSkye Boat SongMoving Up Again: Boosey & Hawkes
Norman arr CohenJames Bond ThemeBags of Showbiz for Violin: Faber
Norton Snow DanceMicrojazz Collection Bk 2: Boosey & Hawkes
NortonGentle RideMicrojazz Collection Bk 2: Boosey & Hawkes
NortonHush Little BabyThe Christopher Norton Collection for Violin: Boosey & Hawkes
NortonOut WestMicrojazz Collection Bk 2: Boosey & Hawkes
NortonRustic DanceMicrojazz Collection Bk 2: Boosey & Hawkes
NortonSwanee RiverThe Christopher Norton Concert Collection for Violin: Boosey & Hawkes
Pachelbel arr LanningCanonThe Classic Experience: Violin: Cramer
Papini, arr ApplebaumTheme & VariationsSolos for Young Violinists, Vol 1:Summy-Birchard
PearsonVariations on Lulle Me Beyond TheeSchott Violin Series: Schott
PiazollaChanson de la Naissance14 Tangos and other Pieces: Schott
PiazollaMilonga14 Tangos and other Pieces: Schott
PlayfordMr Isaac's MaggotGoing Solo: Faber
PortnoffNo1 or 2 or 3 Russian Fantasia: Bosworth
ProkofievTroika from Lieutenant KijeAmazing Solos for Violin: Boosey & Hawkes
RadanovicsPeggy, The Rubber DuckJazzy Violin Bk 1: Universal
RadanovicsWand'ring that path of sadness and wisdomJazzy Violin Bk 2: Universal
Saint-GeorgeGigaStainer & Bell
SchubertMenuetMusic for Violin: EMB Z6749
SchumannThe Two Grenadiers, No 7Violin School Vol 2: Suzuki
Shearing arr JonesLullaby of BirdlandJazz, Blues and Ragtime: Boosey & Hawkes
ShekovBoogie TimeKaleidoskop Op 79: Robert Lienau
ShostakovichTanz Schostakowitsch Albumstucke: Peters 4794
SittNo 22 Allegro in F100 Studies Op 32: Fischer / Ricordi
SittNo 24 Allegro moderato in G100 Studies Op 32: Fischer / Ricordi
SittNo 26 Allegro in A100 Studies Op 32: Fischer / Ricordi
SittNo 27 Moderato in D100 Studies Op 32: Fischer / Ricordi
Smetana arr MeyerThe MoldauString Explorer Bk 2: Alfred
StoneIntermezzoEight Pieces in Third Position: Novello
StonePastoraleEight Pieces in Third Position: Novello
SugárPizzicatoMusic for Violin: EMB Z 6749
SzelényiOverture and Rondino24 Easy Little Concert Pieces Bk 2: EMB
Tartini arr van BeringenSarabandeFestive Baroque: de Haske
TchaikovskyThe Sleeping Beauty WaltzRed Hot Violin Grades 3 & 4: Faber
Trad arr AlanThe Water is WideFirst Recital Series for Violin: Curnow
Trad arr HannickelBarbara AllenFirst Recital Series for Violin: Curnow
Trad arr Huws JonesSong of the ghettoThe Gypsy Fiddler: Boosey & Hawkes
Trad arr StockLady Meng Jiang, No 1Chinese Violin Solos: Schott
Trad arr StockPurple Bamboo MelodyChinese Violin Solos: Schott
TrottThe Puppet Show Op 5 No 1Solos for Young Violinists Vol 1: Summy-Birchard
VivaldiConcerto Op 3 No 3/RV 310 in G, 2nd mvt LargoViolin School Vol 5: Suzuki
WaltherChoral con partiteMusic for Violin: EMB Z6749
Waterfield arr JonesHymn to HestiaGoing Solo Violin: Faber
WaterfieldThrough the RainbowGypsy Jazz: Easy Level: Faber
Weber arr ApplebaumWaltzBuilding Technique with Beautiful Music Vol 3: Belwyn
WedgwoodCall it a DayAfter Hours for Violin and Piano: Faber
WedgwoodFallingAfter Hours for Violin and Piano: Faber
WedgwoodJust Passing ByJazzin' About: Faber
WedgwoodRemember WhenAfter Hours for Violin and Piano: Faber
WedgwoodRock-a-bow BabyJazzin' About: Faber
WedgwoodSometime MaybeJazzin' About: Faber
Weill arr ReiterBarbara SongKurt Weill Songs for Violin and Piano: Universal
WohlfahrtNo 3, Moderato in C60 Studies Op 45 Vol 2: Schirmer 839
WohlfahrtNo 22 Allegro in C60 Studies Op 45 Vol 1: Schirmer 838
WohlfahrtNo 30 Allegro in G60 Studies Op 45 Vol 1: Schirmer 838
WohlfahrtNo 32 Allegro in C60 Studies Op 45 Vol 2: Schirmer 839
WohlfahrtNo 33 Allegro moderato in G60 Studies Op 45 Vol 2: Schirmer 839
WohlfahrtNo 35 Allegro in C60 Studies Op 45 Vol 2: Schirmer 839
WohlfahrtNo 44 Tempo di marcia in A min60 Studies Op 45 Vol 2: Schirmer 839

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