Approved Exam Music
Recommended for the following exam grade(s):
From the Publisher
The new Clarinet syllabus (for use in exams from January 2022) covers a broad selection of music from a wide range of composers. Developed using feedback from over 600 teachers, it will include newly commissioned pieces as well as retaining tried and tested favourites that teachers will be delighted to see as still part of the syllabus.
The Clarinet Exam Pack bring together selected exam pieces, scales and arpeggios, sight-reading and audio downloads in one convenient place to support ABRSM’s new Clarinet syllabus from 2022.
Available for Grades 1-5, each book contains nine pieces from the Clarinet syllabus (score and part) in a range of styles.
All the scales and arpeggios required for each grade are included, as well as sample sight-reading tests.
Unique download codes give students access to recordings of the nine selected pieces, performed by leading professional musicians, as well as piano accompaniment tracks to support practice.
The Exam Pack is an ideal resource for preparation for ABRSM’s Practical Grade exams, as well as providing an excellent toolkit for the general development of technical skills at Grades 1-5.
This book brings together selected exam pieces, scales and arpeggios, sight-reading and audio downloads, to support ABRSM's 2022-2025 Grade 3 Clarinet syllabus.
Performance duration (approx): 36
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).
- Il mio esoro: from Don Giovanni, K. 527 [Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, arr. David Blackwell]
- Study in Pink: from Fresh Air [Sarah Watts]
- Geisterstunde im alten Schloss: No. 1 from Klarinettengeschichten [Herman Regner]
- Lotus Talk [Colin Evans]
- Lydia, Op. 4 No. 2 [Gabriel Fauré, arr. Nancy Litten]
- Venetianisches Gondellied: No. 6 from Lieder ohne worte, Op. 19b [Felix Mendelssohn, arr. Alan Bullard]
- Walzing Lil the Pterodactyl: from Dancing Dinosaurs [Colin Cowles]
- Cha-Cha Chart: from The Quintessential Clarinet, Vol. 1 [Mike Mower]
- Jaiden's Adventures with Toy Cars, Swings and Roundabouts [Bobbie-Jane Gardner]