Grade 8 Piano Anthology

Examination Pieces for 2023 and 2024

Piano Anthology


The Edition Peters Grade 8 Piano Anthology comprises 20 pieces from lists A, B and C of the Associated Board syllabus, together with 4 pieces suitable for the own-choice section of the Performance Exam. The anthology supports students preparing for either the Practical Exam or the Performance Exam. Those preparing for the Performance Exams are aided by Performance Notes by Norman Beedie (Lecturer in Classical Improvisation, Piano and Conducting at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland), which give advice on technique and interpretation for each piece, and guidance on preparing an effective programme. The pieces in this volume are drawn from the extensive range of piano music in the Edition Peters catalogue – one of the widest available. The own-choice pieces provide a valuable selection of fascinating repertoire suitable for the Performance Exam.


Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV 884 (J. S. Bach); Allegro (1st movt from Sonata in E, Op.14 No.1) (Beethoven); Prelude and Allegro (Fuga) (1stand 2nd movts from Suite No. 8 in F minor, HWV 433) (Handel); Allegro/Moderato (1st movt from Sonata in A) (Martínez); Andante grazioso andVars. 1–6 (1st movt from Sonata in A, K. 331) (Mozart); Les cyclopes (from Pičces de clavecin) (Rameau); Sonata in D, Kp. 443, L. 418 (D.Scarlatti); Nocturne in D flat (No. 3 from 24 Characteristic Pieces, Op. 36) (Arensky); Mazurka in A minor, Op.17 No. 4 (Chopin); Andante(No.1 from In the Mists) (Janácek); Moment musical in D flat, Op. 16 No. 5 (Rachmaninoff); Impromptu in A flat (No. 2 from Four Impromptus,Op.142, D. 935) (Schubert); Romanze in F sharp (No. 2 from Drei Romanzen, Op. 28) (Schumann); A Hermit Thrush at Morn, Op. 92 No. 2 (A.Beach); Pierrette (Air de Ballet), Op. 41 (Chaminade); Ręverie (Debussy); Toccata (Khachaturian); Vespers in Venice (from Four Piano Solos)(Cecilia McDowall); O polich inelo (from A prole do bebę no.1) (Villa-Lobos); Dance in Bulgarian Rhythm No. 6 (No.153 from Mikrokosmos)(Bartók); Allegro, Agitato con fuoco (3rd movt from Piano Sonata Op. 5 No. 2) (Hélčne Montgeroult); Capricious Harlem (Eubie Blake, arr.Bolcom); Louis Loops (Errollyn Wallen); The Moon Over Westminster Cathedral (Judith Bingham)

Additional Information

Item Number: EP73678
Format: Sheet Music
Number of Pages: 140
Publication Date: 27/09/2022
Barcode: 9790577023199
ISMN: 9790577023199
Format: 232 x 303 mm
Instrumentation: Piano
Language: English

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