ABRSM Grade 1 - Piano Exam Pieces


The following video is a preview with a few tips and suggestions for a piece from each of the three repertoire lists for the grade:

The full video walk-throughs for all of the prescribed pieces are available through the following links:

List A

  1. Anon. - A Toy (No. 193 from Fitzwilliam Virginal Book)
  2. Mozart - Minuet in C, K. 6
  3. Trad. English (arr. Blackwell) - Parson’s Farewell (from The English Dancing Master)

List B

  1. Schumann - Melodie (No. 1 from Album für die Jugend, Op. 68)
  2. Chee-Hwa Tan - The Swing (from Through the Windowpane)
  3. Trad. Irish (arr. Blackwell) - Down by the salley gardens

List C

  1. Elissa Milne - Cockatoo (No. 9 from Very Easy Little Peppers)
  2. Papp - Szöcske (No. 15 from 22 Kis Zongoradarab)
  3. Pam Wedgwood - The Detective (No. 6 from Up-Grade! Piano Grades 1–2)

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