ABRSM Grade 4 Cello Pieces


Here is the list of pieces from the 2020-23 syllabus.  Click on the links to watch videos and find out more information about each piece.

(This is a work in progress, so please bear with me while I add each page!  If a piece has a ** before it, this means I have included a video of, and some information/advice about this piece)


List A

**Saltus Hungaricus – Anon

**Allegro: 4th movement from Sonata in G, Op. 2 No. 6 – Marcello

Allegro: 3rd movement from Sonata in G Minor, Op. 1 No. 6 – Chinzer

Menuett in D Minor – J.S. Bach

Polonaise – Diabelli

Allegro: 1st movement from Sonata in C

Pastime with Good Company – attrib. Henry VIII

Rigaudon: from Pieces de clavecin – Rameau

Air Trompette: from Der getreue Musikmeister – Telemann

Les hirondelles de Couperin: No. 6 from Studies in Style and Technique, Book 1


List B

Summer Song: No. 3 from Three Summer Sketches – Hubicki

**Dance of the Blessed Spirits: from Orfeo ed Euridice – Gluck

**Douce reverie: No. 21 from Album pour enfants, Op. 39 – Tchaikovsky

**Some Day – Kathy and David Blackwell

Chanson de Matin – Elgar

Herbstblume: No. 6 from Zehn Originalstucke, op. 116 – Nolck

Romance: Op. 5 No. 1 – Squire

Arioso: No. 7 from 12 morceaux faciles, Op. 4 – Trowell

Tom Bowling: from Fantasia on British Sea Songs – Henry Wood


List C

Dance of the Snowmen: No. 3 from the Snowman Suite – Howard Blake

My Old Man – C. Collins and F.W. Leigh

Anitras dans: from Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1, Op. 46 – Grieg

Russian Wedding – Kathy and David Blackwell

If I Were a Rich Man: from Fiddler on the Roof – Bock

Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off – Gershwin

Shepherd’s Hey – Grainger

La cumparsita – G.M. Rodriguez

Dancing in Odessa: No. 4 from Cello Globetrotters – Ros Stephen

Scherzo – C. Webster



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