Monday, 2 June 2014

Grade 1 Piano Exam

Well the culmination of almost two years since I started getting an interest in learning the piano has arrived I have my grade 1 piano exam tomorrow. I feel reasonably confident I'll pass but I'm not sure I will get to either merit 130/150 or distinction 140/150

It's kind of weird really, to get an idea of what I'll be doing here is a link to the ABRSM site which shows the sort of thing I'll be asked to do;_ylt=A2KLqIuC7IxTrwgACyB2BQx.;_ylu=X3oDMTByZWc0dGJtBHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDdmlkBHZ0aWQDBGdwb3MDMQ--?p=abrsm+grade+1+piano&vid=80d20eda6cd46bbfd1f82f536ac755d5&l=8%3A45&

I hope the examiner is as kind as the examiner in the video

Anyway I'll let you know how I get on

For interest the pieces I've chosen are

 Fugue No 4 Alec Rowley

Sailor's Song Felix Swinstead

Thursday R R Bennett

and if you do a serch for grade 1 piano pieces on you tube you should be able to hear what they sound like

Good luck to anyone taking ABRSM exams tomorrow whatever your instrument.

1 comment:

  1. I did ABRSM piano exams as a kid. To put your mind at rest a bit, you have the grade boundaries for merit and distinction 10 marks too high.

    120 for a merit
    130 for a distinction.

    Best of luck with it all anyway, Chris :)