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Raise the Bar - Graded Repertoire for Violin 3-5

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From the Publisher

Raise the Bar Violin: Grades 3-5. A series of books showcasing favourite repertoire from past Trinity exam syllabuses. Each book contains an appealing selection of pieces pitched at a particular difficulty level, featuring music from a range of styles and periods. Designed for use alongside exam preparation or simply for pleasure, the books provide an essential resource for musicians looking to broaden their repertoire. Teaching notes are included, written by Anna Dryer-Beers.

Difficulty guide: 3-5
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).



  • Teaching Notes
  • Sarabande (Tartini)
  • Menuetto from Sereenade No.1 (Beethoven)
  • Ballet Music from Rosamunde (Schubert)
  • Polka from the opera Schwanda, The Bagpiper (Weinberger)
  • Memory from Cats (Lloyd Webber)
  • The Devil Among the Tailors (Traditional


  • Teaching Notes
  • Waltz in A major (Weber)
  • Furiant from The Bartered Bride (Smetana)
  • Spanish Dance (Boehm)
  • Dance of the Elves (Jenkinson)
  • Rondino (Hadijiev)
  • The Entertainer (Joplin)(


  • Teaching Notes
  • Little Polonaise (Dancla)
  • Chanson Triste Op.40/2 (Tchaikovsky)
  • Russian Fantasia No.2 in D minor (Portnoff)
  • Tea for Two (Youmans)
  • Ballad from The Threepenny Opera (Weill)
  • Gigue from Partita No.3 BWV1006 (Bach)


Item Details


  • Part 1: Violin
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Violin Albums & Collections
Publisher: Trinity College London Press
Publisher's reference: TCL015839
Our Stock Code: 1397758
Media Type: Paperback (54 pages [score])