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Music Craft Grade 3 Listening List


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These lists are designed to accompany AMEB's Music Craft syllabus. At each grade students are required to become familiar with the sounds of various musical instruments, and are given set works to study. The music selected below gives a sample of each instrument for the grade, both in solo and orchestral contexts, and also includes a full version of each of the set works. The music includes some well-known and some less famous pieces, and covers a wealth of music in a variety of styles. The selections for each grade fit onto a single CD, or the songs can be downloaded onto an MP3 player.
Polyphonic music
Polyphonic music
Polyphonic music

Third Grade Listening List

Ewazen: Aftershock, for Solo Trumpet

Trumpet solo

Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E Flat, H. VIIe, No. 1: II. Allegro

Trumpet with orchestra

Richard Bissill: Lone Horn Call and Charge for Solo Horn

Horn solo

Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 3 in E-Flat Major, K. 447: III. Allegro

Horn with orchestra

James Markey: Fantasy for Solo Trombone, op. 69

Trombone solo

Michael Haydn: Trombone Concerto in D Major: III. Presto

Trombone with orchestra

Penn: Three Essays for Solo Tuba: III. Postlude

Solo Tuba

Vaughan Williams: Bass Tuba Concerto in F Minor: III. Finale

Tuba with orchestra

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 9 in E Major, op. 14 no. 1: II: Allegretto

Set work for Grade 3
Recommended recording: Idil Biret, from the album: "Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Vol. 5"

Traditional: Down By the Salley Gardens

Set work for Grade 3
Recommended recording: from the album "Celtic Flair" by Kindred

Anonymous: Pange Lingua

Set work for Grade 3
Recommended recording: from the album, "Franciscan Road," The Friars of St. Saviour's Monastery

Petzold: Minuet in G Major, Anna Magdalena Notebook, BWV Anh. 114

Set work for Grade 3
Recommended recording: Janos Sebestyen, from the album "J. S. Bach: Inventions and Sinfonias"

Traditional: The Crabfish

Set work for Grade 3
Recommended recording: from the album "As I Cycled out on a May Morning," The Cecil Sharp Centenary Collective"

Preliminary Music Craft Listening List
First Grade Music Craft Listening List
Second Grade Music Craft Listening List
Third Grade Music Craft Listening List (you are here)