Grade 3 Performance Videos
Updated: May 29, 2020
A1 First Movement Allegro from Sonatina in F. Opus 12 number 3: Hook
This lively and energetic pieces is selected from 12 Sonatinas Hook wrote for his pupils. James Hook was an English composer and spent many years as organist in Marylebone and Vauxhall pleasure gardens; parks where people could stroll listening to music.
B1 Shadows Number 3 from River and Rainbow: Carroll
Walter Carroll was born in Manchester and was a significant music educator in the city. The pieces in River and Rainbow all start with a verse or motto. This pieces is accompanied by
Only the night air and the dream
Only the far sweet smelling wave
B3 Blues in the Attic: Iles
As a blues piece this is rather melancholic in tone but with pungent dissonances and funky rhythms.
Sonatina in C Opus 36 Number 1. Allegro