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Encore: Book 3, Grades 5 & 6

9781848498495 ISBN: 9781848498495, Stock code: AB-48498495 new
Encore is the official collection of best-loved ABRSM piano exam pieces from Grades 1 to 8. Read more
  • Instrumentation: Piano
  • Composer: Karen Marshall
  • 19 best loved pieces previously set at ABRSM Grades 5 and 6
  • Pieces to help develop technique and skills
  • Timeless classics and modern favourites
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Encore: Book 3, Grades 5 & 6

Encore is the official collection of best-loved ABRSM piano exam pieces from Grades 1 to 8.

Book 3 features popular pieces previously set on ABRSM Grades 5 and 6. Have fun exploring modern favourites and timeless classics, like Satie’s Gymnopedie No. 1, or Haydn’s Vivace assai. Plus, we’ve included background information and new ideas for exploring the music. Encore is perfect for:
-Developing skills and technique between grades
-Sourcing music for a concert or recital
-Learning or playing for fun, away from the exam format
-Adults returning to piano playing, looking for approachable repertoire they’ll recognise

For teachers, we’ve made sure that the content is perfectly balanced at every level. For quick reference, each piece has a note highlighting skills to focus on. Encore is packed full of music that will:
-Motivate students – all the pieces have been chosen for their ongoing popular appeal
-Form a bank of rich content, so you can pick and choose pieces to help each student improve
-Introduce new skills and techniques, to prepare exam candidates for the next level

Whether you’re working through our exams, playing informally, or planning a performance, Encore is full of music you’ll want to play again and again!

40 pages
Publication date: 23/04/2015 

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The Blue Pool (No. 5 from On the Cool Side)Brian Chapple
Miniature in D minor, No. 2 from 10 Miniatures en forme d’Études, Op. 8Aleksandr Fyodorovich Gedike
Vivace assai: No. 11 from XII petites piècesJoseph Haydn
Air in F, from the ‘Water Music’, HWV 464George Frideric Handel
Rondo: Sonatina in E, Op. 12 No. 12, second movementJames Hook
Of Foreign Lands and People (Von fremden Landern und Menschen), Op. 15 No. 1Robert Schumann
By the Brook, No. 6 from Album for the Young, Op. 25Génari Karganov
To a Wild Rose: No. 1 from Woodland Sketches, Op. 51Edward MacDowell / Rowsby Woof
Jackson Street Blues, from Jazz, Rags & Blues, Book 4Martha Mier
Invention No. 14 in B flat, BWV 785Johann Sebastian Bach
Adagio: 2nd movt from Sonata in C, WoO 51Ludwig van Beethoven
Columbine Dances, No. 1 from Puppets, Vol. 1Bohuslav Martinu
Waltz in A flat: No. 15 from Waltzes, Op.39Johannes Brahms / Kevin Hathway
Modulations (from Blue Piano)Mike Cornick
Soirée PolkaStephen Collins Foster
Adagio: 1st movement from Sonata in D, Op. 1 No. 4Baldassare Galuppi
Song without WordsFelix Mendelssohn
Gymnopédie No. 1Eric Satie
Vals Poetico (Poetic Waltz) No. 5Enrique Granados / Kevin Hathway
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