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The ABRSM Grade 3 Piano Scales & Arpeggios book contains all the scales and arpeggios that you will need to know for your ABRSM piano grade 3 exam.
Everything you need for your ABRSM Grade 3 Piano scales test
As part of your ABRSM grade 3 piano exam, you will be asked to play some piano scales from memory. The ABRSM Grade 3 Piano Scales book contains all the scales and arpeggios you will need to know for your exam, along with a useful information page at the front of the book about: the benefits of practising scales, useful information about pitch, tempo, fingering, and how you will be tested/what the examiner will be looking for on the day of your grade 3 piano exam. All of the scales in the ABRSM Grade 3 Piano Scales and Broken Chords book are printed in appropriate time and key signatures, with (optional) fingering suggestions:
- Scales (similar motion) in A, E, B, Bb & Ebmajors, and B, G & C minors (harmonic ormelodic at candidate’s choice), hands together and separately, 2 octaves
- Contrary-motion scales inA major and harmonic minor,hands beginning on the key-note (in unison), 2 octaves
- Chromatic scale beginning on Ab and C, hands separately, 2 octaves
- Arpeggios inA major and G minor, hands together, 2 octaves and E, B, Bb, & Eb majors and B & C minor, hands separately, 2 octaves
The sections of your exam
Your ABRSM grade 3 piano exam is made up of four sections: a short test of these scales and arpeggios (in this ABRSM Grade 3 Piano Scales and Arpeggios book), three pieces chosen by you from the ABRSM Piano Grade 3 pieces book, sight-reading, and aural tests. For more info about ABRSM exams, please visit our ABRSM exams guide!