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You should read the syllabus requirements carefully before your exam. If you do not meet all the relevant requirements, the examiner may refer your exam result to Trinity’s London office for review and marks may be deducted.

Please see Information and Regulations and Syllabus infringements for more information.

 

Brass Publications errata 

Treble Clef Brass Scales, Arpeggios & Exercises

  • Page 19, Grade 4 – the A major scale and arpeggio should be played from low A to middle A, not an octave above. [amended in second impression, December 2015]

French Horn Scales, Arpeggios & Exercises

  • Page 12, Grade 3 – B flat horn lip flexibility exercise: the B in bar 12 should be a B flat; the F in bar 18 should be an F sharp. [amended in second impression, March 2015]

Trombone Scales, Arpeggios & Exercises

  • Pages 13–14, Grade 3 – the G minor scale and arpeggio should be played in the lower octave, not an octave above. [amended in second impression, May 2015]


Brass Syllabus 2015–2018 errata 

French Horn

  • Grade 8 – the IMC edition of Gliere's Concerto is only available in the USA. An alternative edition is published by Hans Pizka (code C55a). 
    [amended in the second impression]

Trumpet

  • Grade 3 – Prince of Denmark’s March is by Jeremiah Clarke, not Purcell as listed. [amended in the second impression]
  • Grade 5 – For clarification, No. 13 by Vissutti is Study no. 13 of Vocalise Studies from Trumpet Method Book 3, p. 16. [amended in the second impression]
  • Grade 8 – Street Tango by Piazzolla is incorrectly listed as 'Sweet Tango'. [amended in the second impression]

Trombone

  • Grade 5 – Centre Stage for Trombone should be listed with product codes 2117BC/TC [amended in the second impression]
  • Grade 7 – Bernstein's Elegy for Mippy is Elegy for Mippy II
    [amended in the second impression]

Euphonium, Baritone

  • Grade 5 – Centre Stage for Trombone should be listed with product codes 2117BC/TC [amended in the second impression]

[Brass section last updated 10 April 2017

  

Bowed Strings Publications errata

Double Bass Scales, Arpeggios & Studies

    • Page 24, ‘Spicy Goulash’ – should be in B flat minor (ie 5 flats rather than 6).

Bowed Strings & Harp Syllabus 2016-19 errata

Bowed strings

  • Scales are listed as starting with a long tonic, but may also be played in even notes. [amended in the online edition]

Violin

  • Grade 8 - Mozart Allegretto is 3rd movt (not 4th) [amended in the online edition]
  • Grade 8 - In the Schott edition the Vivaldi 1st movt is called Spiritoso e non presto (not Allegro) [amended in the online edition]

Viola

  • Grade 7 - G tonal centre has been removed from the technical work. [amended in the online edition]
  • Grade 7 - The Stamitz should be Andante moderato (not Adagio). [amended in the online edition]
  • Grade 7 - The Schubert Arpeggione Sonata is D821 (not D281). [amended in the online edition]

Cello

  • Initial - the product code listed for Four Strings and a Bow book 1 (BOE003927) is for the cello part only.
    The product code for the piano part and cello book is BOE003924. [amended in the online edition]
  • Grade 2 - Legg's Rumba is unaccompanied. [amended in the online edition]

Scottish traditional fiddle

  • Incorrect publications are given for two pieces in the Scottish traditional fiddle Grade 7 list:
    Pat’s Reel is from The Music of Willie Hunter (Shetland Music Heritage Trust)
    Miss Laura Andrews is from The Fiddle Music of Scotland (Hardie Press) [amended in the online edition]

[Strings section last updated 10 April 2017]

 

Piano Publications errata

Grade 6 Piano Pieces & Exercises

  • Page 27 – Exercise 3a ‘A Lucky Find’, bar 9. The second B flat/G flat chord should be on the fifth quaver, matching the rhythm of bar 8. [amended in second impression, November 2015]

Grade 7 Piano Pieces & Exercises

  • Page 18 – ‘Improvisation’ the second semiquaver in the last beat of bar 7 (RH) should be a D sharp. [amended in second impression, August 2015]
  • Chopin's Mazurka in F minor, op. 63 no. 2, is incorrectly listed as op. 68. [amended in the second impression]

Grade 8 Piano Pieces & Exercises

  • Page 42 – Exercise 1b, ‘A Soap Opera Romance’. The last RH quaver of bar 9 should be a B rather than an A, and the last two notes in the LH (A and D) should have an 8va indication. [amended in second impression, October 2015]

Piano Syllabus 2015-2017 errata

Grade 1

  • The product code for the book Bewitched! should be listed as 0571522416. [amended in the second impression]

Grade 5

  • The product code for the book Dances of the Dolls should be listed as M060024078. [amended in the second impression]

Grade 6

  • Only the 1st movement is required from Clementi's Sonatina, op. 36 no. 6, as printed in the Trinity grade book. 
    [amended in the second impression]
  • The tempo for C major scale in 3rds should be min. crotchet = 60, and not 100 as stated in the syllabus. [amended in the online edition]

Grade 7

  • Chopin's Mazurka in F minor, op. 63 no. 2, is incorrectly listed as op. 68 [amended in the second impression]

Grade 8

  • The new Piano Syllabus states that Dance in Bulgarian Rhythm no. 6 can be performed as alternative Group B piece at Grade 8. However, the accompanying Grade 8 CD recording contains a recording of Dance in Bulgarian Rhythm no. 2.

    The syllabus should have stated that both no.6 and no.2 are acceptable alternative pieces [amended in the second impression]. To rectify this, Trinity is providing a free mp3 download of Dance in Bulgarian Rhythm no. 6. Please download the mp3 from here.

    If you require any further information, please email music@trinitycollege.com 

[Piano section last updated 10 April 2017]

 

Woodwind Publications errata 

Clarinet Scales, Arpeggios & Exercises Grades1-8 from 2015

  • Grade 5 – page 26, E major arpeggio - start on the lower E note to match the E major scale. [amended in the third impression, April 2017]

Woodwind Syllabus 2017-2020 errata 

Clarinet

  • Grade 1 – Beach Midnight Waltz (Group A) has been removed. [amended in the online edition]
  • Grade 1 – Rae Three Blue Mice should be listed in Group A rather than Group B. [amended in the online edition]

 Saxophone

  • Grade 4 – Gunning Poirot (Group A) has been removed. It is correctly listed at Grade 5. [amended in the online edition]
  • Grade 5 – Ravel Bolero (Group A) has been removed. [amended in the online edition]

 Recorder

  • Grade 1 – Handel Gavotte is no. 16 from Spielbuch fur sopran-blockflote und klavier.
  • Grieg Norwegian Dance (Grade 1), Trad. The Minstrel Boy (Grade 1) and Purcell Trumpet Tune (Grade 2) should be listed in Group B rather than Group A. [amended in the online edition]

Woodwind Syllabus 2015-2016 errata 

Saxophone

Grades 1-5

  • Technical work: Candidates may use the music for the exercises during the exam. [amended in the online edition]

Bassoon

Grade 3

  • Concone's Moderato sostenuto, No. 1 is a Grade 4 piece and should not be listed for Grade 3. [amended in the online edition]

[Woodwind section last updated 11 April 2017]

 

Jazz Woodwind Syllabus 2017-2020 errata

Jazz Clarinet

Grade 2

  • Off to the Match! by Rae has been removed from the syllabus.
    [amended in the online edition]

Jazz Woodwind Syllabus 2015-2016 errata

Jazz Flute

Grade 4

  • Stokes: no. 27 from Easy Jazz Singles for Flute has been removed from the repertoire list. [amended in the third impression, April 2017]

Jazz Saxophone

Grade 2

  • The accompaniment for Hello Dolly by Herman is CD track 84, not 25 as listed in the syllabus.
    [amended in the online edition]

Grade 4

  • Chelsea Blues by Rae should be listed in Group B (unaccompanied), rather than in Group A.
    [amended in the online edition]
  • Rachel and the Boys by Rae does not contain any improvisation.
    [amended in the online edition]

[Jazz Woodwind section last updated 22 May 2014]

 

Electronic Keyboard & Organ Publications errata

Electronic Keyboard

Grade 1 Pieces & Technical Work

  • Page 9, ‘The Great Escape’ – one bar's rest should be added after bar 15 and after bar 46. [amended in second impression, October 2015]

Electronic Keyboard & Organ Syllabus 2015-2018 errata

Electronic Keyboard

Grades 6-8

  • Candidates may perform one piece of their own choice, or an own arrangement of a piece of their own choice. [amended in the second impression]

Organ

Grade 3

  • Stanley's Voluntary V in D minor is from 10 Voluntaries op. 6, not op. 5 as stated in the syllabus. The catalogue number is EP7723. [amended in the second impression]

[Electronic Keyboard & Organ section last updated 10 April 2017]

 

Guitar Publications errata

Guitar & Plectrum Guitar Scales, Arpeggios & Studies Grade 6–8 from 2016

  • Page 35 – the last section (marked mf) is to be played using harmonics for all notes, including the lower strings. This PDF is a clearer representation of what the composer intended.

[Guitar section last updated 10 April 2017]

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