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ABRSM Harp Grade 2 Syllabus

Listen to samples of these pieces


THREE PIECES: one from each of the three lists: A, B and C.

List A

Andrès: No.2 OR No. 6 - Aquatintes
Anon: College Hornpipe - A Harper's Pleasure
Anon: Dacw Mam yn Dwad OR Can y Melinydd - O'r Dechrau
J. S. Bach: While Bagpipes Play OR Rousseau: Evening Song - Second Harp Book
Bonis: Le Petit Mendiant - Les Plaisirs de la Harpe Vol. 1
Grandjany: Gigue - Petite Suite Classique
Grandjany: The See-Saw - Little Harp Book

Pedal Harp Only
Thomson - Ebbing Tide
Thomson - Song at Night

List B

Bartók: In Phrygian Mode OR In Yugoslav Mode - Mikrokosmos

Burgon: Dawn - Beginnings
Clifton-Welker: Goblin Rustle - Harping On 1
Gabus: Crépuscule sur le Lagon OR Geslin: Complainte -  Les Plaisirs de la Harpe 1
Grandjany: Rêverie - Trois petites pièces très faciles Op.7
Green: Mister Blister's March - Blistering Along
Kanga: Hippopotamus Rag OR Bedtime Blues OR Swing Time - Minstrel's Gallery
Winters: At Anchor OR A Celtic Rag - Journeys Op. 80

List C

Bouchaud: Parapluie OR Le Crabe - Harpe d'or
Van Campen: Etude no.8 OR no. 11 - Tutor for the Celtic Harp 1
Kanga: Mountain Stream OR Garden of Dreams - Minstrel's Gallery
Pozzoli: No. 13a OR 13b OR 11 OR 15 from 65 Piccoli Studi facili e progressivi: 1st Grade (in Metodo per Arpa by Grossi)
Schlomovitz: Ballerina - Beginners Harp 1

Scales and Arpeggios

Scales and Arpeggios Grades 1-5 for Pedal Harp or Non-Pedal Harp


Specimen Sight-Reading Tests from The Associated Board