Additional Regulations

Playing at Sight

The candidates must decide before the examination who is to play the first accordion part and who the second. The first accordion part will be written immediately above the second accordion part, and both will be clearly indicated at the beginning of each line.

Pieces

Two pieces must be chosen and prepared, one from each Group. Preparation of an incorrectly-chosen piece will affect the final result. Repeats are not required unless they are essential to the Form of the piece

Grade 1 Primary

Pieces (40 marks each Piece)

Candidates must select TWO pieces from the following List.
The pieces should be contrasting in Style, Character and Tempo.

All Through the Night arr. L.G.Law Charnwood
My Bonnie arr. E.Sabin Charnwood
Song at Sundown G.Romani Charnwood
Springtime March G.Romani Charnwood
Sunrise C.Pasby Charnwood
The Ash Grove arr. E.Sabin Charnwood

Playing at Sight(20 marks)

To play at sight duets comprising :

  • First accordion – treble stave only.
  • Second accordion – treble and bass stave.

Grade 2 Secondary

Pieces (40 marks each Piece)

Candidates must select TWO pieces from the following List.
The pieces should be contrasting in Style, Character and Tempo.

Il Carnevale di Venezia arr. G.Romani Charnwood
La Golondrina N.Serradell arr G.Romani Charnwood
Spring Reeds C.Pasby Charnwood
Tango for Two C.Richards Charnwood
Valse Loreta (Two Contrasts) J.Blair Charnwood
Viene sul Mar arr. G.Romani Charnwood

Playing at Sight (20 marks)

To play at sight duets comprising :

  • First accordion – treble stave only.
  • Second accordion – treble and bass stave.

Grade 4 Transitional

Pieces (40 marks each Piece)

Candidates must select TWO pieces from the following List.
The pieces should be contrasting in Style, Character and Tempo.

Autumn Leaves I.Parrott arr. G.Romani Charnwood
Cielito Lindo G.Fernande arr. G.Romani Charnwood
Dance of the Elves (Lyric Suite, op12,No 4) E.Grieg arr. G.Romani Charnwood
Follow the Flag (March) H.Briggs Charnwood
New Years Galop J.Lanner arr. G.Romani Charnwood
Pip’s Promenade (Novelette) C.Pasby Charnwood

Playing at Sight (20 marks)

To play at sight duets comprising :

  • First accordion – treble stave only.
  • Second accordion – treble and bass stave.

Grade 6 Senior

Pieces (40 marks each Piece)

Candidates must select TWO pieces from the following List.
The pieces should be contrasting in Style, Character and Tempo.

A Media Noche G.Romani Kestrel
Anitra’s Dance Grieg arr. F.Wright Charnwood
Place Pigalle  from “Accordion. Duos” Book 3 Maxim M Preissler
Rollschuh-Laufer from Neue Unterhaltungsmusik Reimenn M Preissler
Spatzen Polka from “Alpenklange Album” Breitfuss Trevani
Valse Nostaligique G.Romani Charnwood

Playing at Sight (20 marks)

To play at sight duets comprising :

  • First accordion – treble stave only.
  • Second accordion – treble and bass stave.

Grade 8 Final

Pieces (40 marks each Piece)

Candidates must select TWO pieces from the following List.
The pieces should be contrasting in Style, Character and Tempo.

Amusante Overture Lohr Hohner/Helbling
Kliene Barock Suite Reini Hohner/Helbling
Kliene Serenadenmusik Schaper Hohner/Helbling
Konzert fur Zwei Akkordeons 1st Movt Mahr M Preissler
Schneesturm Wernecker Hohner/Helbling
Suite Walther M Preissler

Playing at Sight (20 marks)

To play at sight duets comprising :

  • First accordion – treble stave only.
  • Second accordion – treble and bass stave.