ABRSM: Encore Book 3 (Grades 5&6) Karen Marshall

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The ABRSM: Encore Book 3 (Grades 5&6) Karen Marshall is part of 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!

ABRSM: Encore Book 3 (Grades 5&6) Karen Marshall Contents:

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

About ABRSM:

ABRSM is the UK’s largest music education body, one of its largest music publishers and the world’s leading provider of music exams, holding over 650,000 assessments in more than 90 countries every year. As a registered charity, we also make significant donations towards music education initiatives around the world.

Founded in 1889, we have a long history but our mission has stayed the same: to nurture a love for music, and to inspire achievement in it. At ABRSM, we believe that everyone, wherever they’re from, should have access to high-quality music-learning.

Our partnership work is never one-off – we build long-lasting relationships and support ongoing projects. We advocate for music, playing our part to ensure the future of music education and its place in society. Working towards this goal for over a century means that we’re a trusted voice at a boardroom table as well as on a concert stage.

Led by our governing body our staff members, examiners and volunteers work with passion and dedication to make learning music what it should always be: a joyous and life-enriching experience.

Additional information

Weight .210 kg
Dimensions 1 × 23 × 31 cm