Graded Repertoire: Favourite Pieces from the AMEB Manual List - Sonatinas

This is the first of a series of posts looking at some of the repertoire collections I use in my studio, listing the Grade and List of any exam pieces that are included in the Australian Music Examinations Board Manual of Syllabuses. Some of the collections are the works of a single composer, while others contain a variety of composers' works. Either way, these collections represent very good value for money for parents and students, as they can be used year after year. The previous post provides explanation of some of the terms used which are specific to the AMEB, so you may wish to read it first. These posts will not present the repertoire in any particular order, but once I have completed

Graded Repertoire for Students

This is the introduction to a series of posts on graded repertoire, to assist in selecting suitable pieces for students. I’ll be using the Australian Music Examinations Board Manual of Syllabuses as a reference point, however if you use a different examination board or live in another part of the world, these posts can still be relevant, as they will give you an idea of the level of difficulty of very well-known and loved teaching repertoire. One of the things I enjoy about preparing students for Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) exams is the wide variety of repertoire to choose from at each grade level. I appreciate the flexibility that this gives me to choose tailor-made programs

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