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Grade 8


View Full GRADE 8 Syllabus with videos


 

 

THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists, A, B and C:

 


LIST A

‡ 1 Gabriel Currington Millennium Hope. Lever Harp 2000, ed. Perrett and Gough

† 2 J. L. Dussek Sonata in Eb, Op. 34 No. 1: 1st movt, Allegro brillante. Dussek 2 Grandes Sonates

* 3 S. Dussek The Garland of Love, ed. Shaljean

† 4 Barbara Giuranna Sonatina: 1st movt, Allegretto con fantasia

† 5 Glinka Variations on a Theme of Mozart (version No. 1 for harp)

* 6 Handel Air and Variations (‘The Harmonious Blacksmith’). No. 6 from Pièces Classiques, Book 6, arr. Bouchaud

† 7 Handel Concerto in Bb, Op. 4 No. 6, HWV 294 (unaccompanied): 1st and 2nd movts, Andante allegro and Larghetto (pedal harp solo part: Bärenreiter

‡ 8 Handel Concerto in Bb, Op. 4 No. 6, HWV 294 (unaccompanied): 1st and 2nd movts, Andante allegro and Larghetto (non-pedal harp edition by Le Dentu: Billaudot

† 9 Handel, arr. Grandjany Prelude and Toccata. Grandjany Music for the Harp

‡ 10 Anne-Marie O’Farrell The Knappogue Medley

† 11 Pierné Impromptu-Caprice, Op. 9

† 12 Respighi Siciliana, trans. Grandjany

† 13 Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez: 2nd movt, Adagio con passione, trans. Hurst

† 14 Carlos Salzedo Gavotte and Tango, from ‘Suite of Eight Dances’

† 15 ScarlattiSonata in D, Kp. 430, L. 463. Scarlatti Three Sonatas, ed. Owens

‡ 16 Bonnie Shaljean Fantasia on a Sonata by Cardon

† 17 David Watkins Prelude, from ‘Petite Suite’

† 18 Aristid von Wurtzler Variations on a Theme of Corelli (omitting Vars 4 & 5)


LIST B

† 1 York BowenArabesque (Goodwin & Tabb)

† 2 Henri Büsser Pièce de Concert, Op. 32 (observing both cuts)

† 3 Marius Flothuis Pour le tombeau d’Orphée, Op. 37

† 4 Eugene Goossens Ballade No. 2, from ‘2 Ballades’ (Leduc AL22974)

‡ 5 David Gough Rag-Bag Lever Harp 2000, ed. Perrett and Gough

‡ 6 Danielle Perrett After Debussy ¸ Lever Harp 2000, ed. Perrett and Gough

† 7 Jesús Guridi Viejo Zortzico

† 8 HasselmansValse de Concert

‡ 9 Anne Macdearmid Sea Rapture

‡ 10 Daniel McNulty Fantasia and Rondo. The Irish Harp Book, pp. 163–5 andpp. 168–71

* 11 Alfredo Rolando Ortiz Milonga para amar (advanced version, p. 52), from ‘The International Rhythmic Collection’, Vol. 2

† 12 Richard Rodgers My Favourite Things. No. 3 from All-Time Jazz Favourites, arr. Kanga

† 13 Roussel Impromptu, Op. 21

* 14 Bonnie Shaljean Slow Train

† 15 TailleferreSonata: 3rd movt, Perpetuum mobile


LIST C

† 1 J. S. Bach, arr. Grandjany Etudes for Harp: No. 1 or No. 12

* 2 Beethoven Mandolin Sonatina in C. Beethoven for Harp, trans. Shaljean

† 3 Desserre 3 Etudes: No. 2 in Eb

† 4 Dizi 48 Etudes, Book 1: No. 21 or No. 23 or No. 24

† 5 Prokofiev Prelude in C, Op. 12 No. 7 (Forberg)

‡ 6 Kim Robertson Boundless. Treasures of the Celtic Harp, arr. Robertson

† 7 Nino Rota Toccata, from ‘Sarabanda e Toccata’

† 8 Eric Schmidt 6 Etudes: No. 6

* 9 Bonnie Shaljean Prelude in D minor or Prelude in F, from ‘12 Preludes for Concert or Celtic Harp’

‡ 10 David Snell Toccata Lever Harp 2000, ed. Perrett and Gough

‡ 11 Nigel Springthorpe Rondo ¸ Lever Harp 2000, ed. Perrett and Gough

† 12 John Thomas Selected Studies: No. 2 in Bb minor or No. 4 in Gb

† 13 Zabel 3 Grand Concert Etudes: No. 1 in Eb

 

* Pedal and non-pedal harp † Pedal harp only ‡ Non-pedal harp only



Scales and Arpeggios

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

Sight-Reading

Specimen Sight-Reading Tests from The Associated Board
£ 12.00
In Stock
3 Concert Studies - Albert Zabel
Suitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Harp Music
Ability Level : Advanced
£ 10.00
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3 Concert Studies - Download - Albert Zabel
Suitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Harp Music
Ability Level : Advanced
Format: PDF Download
£ 21.50
48 Etudes Pour La Harpe Book 1 - F. J. Dizi
Suitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Studies
Ability Level : Intermediate
£ 15.00
All Time Jazz Favourites - Arranged by Skaila  Kanga
Suitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Popular
Ability Level : Intermediate
£ 10.00
Beethoven For Harp - Transcribed by Bonnie Shaljean
Suitable For : Lever / Pedal Harp
Genre : Classical
Ability Level : Advanced
£ 9.00
Concerto in Bb Major (ABRSM Lever Harp) - G F Handel - LeDentu
Suitable For : Lever Harp
Genre : Harp Music
Ability Level : Advanced
£ 8.50
Concerto in Bb Major (Pedal Harp) - G. F. Handel
Suitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Classical Harp Repertoire
Ability Level : Advanced
£ 15.00
Deux Ballades Pour Harpe - Eugene Goossens
Suitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Harp Music
Ability Level : Pedal Harp
£ 15.00
Etudes For Harp - Bach / Grandjany
Suitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Studies
Ability Level : Intermediate / Advanced
£ 12.50
Impromptu Caprice pour la harpe Op. 9 - G. Pierné
Suitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Harp Music
Ability Level : Advanced
£ 7.70
Impromptu Pour Harpe Op. 21 - Albert Roussel
Suitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Harp Music
Ability Level : Advanced
£ 15.00
International Rhythmic Collection Vol 2 For All Harps or Piano - Dr Alfredo Rolando Ortiz
Suitable For : Lever / Pedal Harp
Genre : Traditional Latin American
Ability Level : Easy / Advanced
£ 17.50
Lever Harp 2000 - Edited by Danielle Perrett
Suitable For : Lever Harp
Genre : Harp Music
Ability Level : Advanced
£ 14.50
Music For The Harp - Marcel Grandjany
Suitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Classical
Ability Level : Intermediate
£ 10.50
Petite Suite - David Watkins
Suitable For : Lever / Pedal Harp
Genre : Classical
Ability Level : Easy / Intermediate
£ 12.00
Pièces Classiques Pour Harpe Celtique Cahier 6 - Dominig Bouchaud
Suitable For : Lever Harps
Genre : Classical
Ability Level : Intermediate / Advanced
£ 15.50
Scales & Arpeggios For the Non-Pedal Harp Grades 6-8 - Katherine Thomas
Suitable For : Lever Harp
Genre : Reference / Scales
Ability Level : Easy / Intermediate
£ 15.50
Scales & Arpeggios for the Pedal Harp Grades 6-8 - Katherine Thomas
Suitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Reference / Scales
Ability Level : Intermediate / Advanced
£ 6.50
Specimen Sight-Reading Tests / ABRSM - Skaila Kanga
Suitable For : Pedal / Lever
Genre : Reference / Sight Reading
Ability Level : Easy / Advanced
£ 25.50
Suite Of Eight Dances - Carlos Salzedo
Suitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Harp Music
Ability Level : Intermediate / Advanced
£ 14.50
Treasures Of The Celtic Harp - Kim Robertson
Suitable For : Lever Harp
Genre : Traditional
Ability Level : Intermediate / Advanced
£ 14.50
Twelve Preludes for Concert or Celtic Harp - Bonnie Shaljean
Suitable For : Lever / Pedal Harp
Genre : Harp Music
Ability Level : Advanced
£ 10.50
Valse de Concert pour harpe - Alphonse Hasselmans
Suitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Harp Music
Ability Level : Advanced
£ 21.50
Variations On A Theme Of Mozart and Nocturne - Michail Glinka
Suitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Classical
Ability Level : Advanced