A Guide to the Trinity College Piano Syllabus


Exploring Trinity’s Piano Syllabus - Advanced Grades

In the higher grades (6 – 8) the exam repertoire is divided between two groups, A and B. Candidates are required to play at least one piece from each group when constructing their programme of three pieces. In broad terms, each of the groups represents a different category of piece but there may also be a slight element of overlapping when it comes to musical styles. Group A At first glance it is clear that in group A there is a bias towards earlier composers. For instance in Grade 6, the list of composers ranges from Byrd in the early...

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