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Piano Exam Pieces 2025-26, Grade 8

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This book contains nine pieces from ABRSM’s Grade 8 Piano syllabus for 2025 & 2026, three pieces chosen from each of Lists A, B and C – ideal for both Practical and Performance Grade exams. The pieces have been carefully selected to offer an attractive and varied range of styles, creating a collection that provides an excellent source of repertoire to suit every performer.

The book also contains helpful footnotes and, for those preparing for exams, useful syllabus information.

Recordings of all pieces are available on all major streaming platforms.

Difficulty guide: 8
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is total beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).

Approved Exam Music

Recommended for the following exam grade(s):

ABRSM ABRSM Piano (2025 to 2026)
Grades: 8


List A

  • Alla Turca: third movement from Sonata in A, K. 331 [W. A. Mozart]
  • Il pleut [Mélanie Bonis]
  • Sonata in C (Pastorale), Kp. 513 [Domenico Scarlatti]

List B

  • La fille aux cheveux de lin: No. 8 from Préludes, Book 1 [Claude Debussy]
  • Il porco rosso: from Porco Rosso [Joe Hisaishi]
  • Consolation in E: No. 2 from Consolations, S. 172 [Franz Liszt]

List C

  • In the Dew (a Homage to Janáček): from Homages, Book 1 [Cheryl Frances-Hoad]
  • Maple Leaf Rag [Scott Joplin]
  • A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square [Manning Sherwin & Eric Maschwitz, arr. Iles]

Item Details


  • Part 1: Piano
Category: Classical Piano Albums
Publisher: ABRSM Publishing
Publisher's reference: 9781786016133
Part of the ABRSM Piano Exam Pieces 2025-26 series
Our Stock Code: 1685855
Media Type: Paperback (40 pages [score])

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