ABRSM Grade 8 Piano Scales + Arpeggios (from 2009)

ABRSM Grade 8 Piano Scales + Arpeggios (from 2009)

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The ABRSM Grade 8 Piano Scales & Arpeggios book contains all the scales and arpeggios that you will need to know for your ABRSM piano grade 8 exam.

Everything you need for your ABRSM Grade 8 Piano scales test

As part of your ABRSM grade 8 piano exam, you will be asked to play some piano scales from memory. The ABRSM Grade 8 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 8 piano exam. All of the scales in the ABRSM Grade 8 Piano Scales and Broken Chords book are printed in appropriate time and key signatures, with (optional) fingering suggestions:

  • Scales (similar motion)in C, D, B, F#, F, Eb, Ab/G#, Db/C# majors & minors (minors both harmonic andmelodic), legato or staccato as directed by the examiner, hands together andseparately, 4 octaves
  • Scales a third apart in the keys above (majors & harmonic minors only), legato or staccato as directed by the examiner, hands together, 4 octaves
  • Scales a sixth apart in the keys above (majors & harmonic minors only), legato or staccato as directed by the examiner, hands together, 4 octaves
  • Legato scale in thirds C and Bb majors, hands separately, 2 octaves
  • Chromatic scales a minor third apart beginning on any notes named by the examiner, legato or staccato as directed by the examiner, hands together, 4 octaves
  • Chromatic scales in minor thirds beginning on A#/C#, legato, hands separately, 2 octaves
  • Whole-tone scale beginning on E, legato, hands together and separately, 2 octaves
  • Arpeggios in the same keys as the similar motion scales, legato, hands together and separately, in root position, first and second inversion, 4 octaves
  • Dominant sevenths in the same keys as the similar motion scales, legato, hands together and separately, 4 octaves
  • Diminished sevenths beginning on any note given by the examiner, legato, hands together and separately, 4 octaves

The sections of your exam

Your ABRSM grade 8 piano exam is made up of four sections: a short test of these scales and arpeggios (in this ABRSM Grade 8 Piano Scales and Arpeggios book), three pieces chosen by you from the ABRSM Piano Grade 8 pieces book, sight-reading, and aural tests. For more info about ABRSM exams, please visit our ABRSM exams guide!

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The ABRSM Grade 8 Piano Scales & Arpeggios book contains all the scales and arpeggios that you will need to know for your ABRSM piano grade 8 exam.

Everything you need for your ABRSM Grade 8 Piano scales test

As part of your ABRSM grade 8 piano exam, you will be asked to play some piano scales from memory. The ABRSM Grade 8 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 8 piano exam. All of the scales in the ABRSM Grade 8 Piano Scales and Broken Chords book are printed in appropriate time and key signatures, with (optional) fingering suggestions:

  • Scales (similar motion)in C, D, B, F#, F, Eb, Ab/G#, Db/C# majors & minors (minors both harmonic andmelodic), legato or staccato as directed by the examiner, hands together andseparately, 4 octaves
  • Scales a third apart in the keys above (majors & harmonic minors only), legato or staccato as directed by the examiner, hands together, 4 octaves
  • Scales a sixth apart in the keys above (majors & harmonic minors only), legato or staccato as directed by the examiner, hands together, 4 octaves
  • Legato scale in thirds C and Bb majors, hands separately, 2 octaves
  • Chromatic scales a minor third apart beginning on any notes named by the examiner, legato or staccato as directed by the examiner, hands together, 4 octaves
  • Chromatic scales in minor thirds beginning on A#/C#, legato, hands separately, 2 octaves
  • Whole-tone scale beginning on E, legato, hands together and separately, 2 octaves
  • Arpeggios in the same keys as the similar motion scales, legato, hands together and separately, in root position, first and second inversion, 4 octaves
  • Dominant sevenths in the same keys as the similar motion scales, legato, hands together and separately, 4 octaves
  • Diminished sevenths beginning on any note given by the examiner, legato, hands together and separately, 4 octaves

The sections of your exam

Your ABRSM grade 8 piano exam is made up of four sections: a short test of these scales and arpeggios (in this ABRSM Grade 8 Piano Scales and Arpeggios book), three pieces chosen by you from the ABRSM Piano Grade 8 pieces book, sight-reading, and aural tests. For more info about ABRSM exams, please visit our ABRSM exams guide!

Click Here to Read More...

Delivery Information

Please see our UK (mainland) delivery options below:


Standard
(usually 2-3 days)
£3.49 (orders up to £74) - £11.99 (orders £74+) 
Usually Delivered within 2-3 Days (from dispatch). Usually Royal Mail 48. For delivery before Christmas please order by 18th December 4:00pm - note this is not a guaranteed delivery service. Please note: delivery timeframes may be longer than advertised (up to 14 days) as the Royal Mail delivery services are taking longer than usual due to COVID-19.
Express
(usually Next Day)
£13.99
Usually Delivered Next Working Day (from dispatch) Mon-Fri 9am-6pm. Note: the shipping price for larger items may be higher in price - delivery costs will be confirmed within our checkout. Please note: delivery timeframes may be longer than advertised as 3rd party delivery couriers are taking longer than usual due to COVID-19.
Local Delivery  
(usually 1-3 days)

FREE
Order online for local delivery (usually 1-3 days) in Monmouth (within 2 miles of NP25 3BT).
Click & Collect
FREE
Order online and collect from Church Street, Monmouth,  NP25 3BT - we will contact you to arrange a collection day/time.


In the Channel Islands? See our Channel Islands Delivery options

Note: from 01/01/2021 we no longer deliver to Northern Ireland as Brexit has made this destination not financially viable to deliver to. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

 

Easy 30 Day Returns

Occasionally you may need to return items – please return your item(s) within 30 days to one of our stores or via post for an exchange or refund. Different rules apply for business-to-business orders. Read our full returns policy here



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The ABRSM Grade 8 Piano Scales & Arpeggios book contains all the scales and arpeggios that you will need to know for your ABRSM piano grade 8 exam.

Everything you need for your ABRSM Grade 8 Piano scales test

As part of your ABRSM grade 8 piano exam, you will be asked to play some piano scales from memory. The ABRSM Grade 8 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 8 piano exam. All of the scales in the ABRSM Grade 8 Piano Scales and Broken Chords book are printed in appropriate time and key signatures, with (optional) fingering suggestions:

  • Scales (similar motion)in C, D, B, F#, F, Eb, Ab/G#, Db/C# majors & minors (minors both harmonic andmelodic), legato or staccato as directed by the examiner, hands together andseparately, 4 octaves
  • Scales a third apart in the keys above (majors & harmonic minors only), legato or staccato as directed by the examiner, hands together, 4 octaves
  • Scales a sixth apart in the keys above (majors & harmonic minors only), legato or staccato as directed by the examiner, hands together, 4 octaves
  • Legato scale in thirds C and Bb majors, hands separately, 2 octaves
  • Chromatic scales a minor third apart beginning on any notes named by the examiner, legato or staccato as directed by the examiner, hands together, 4 octaves
  • Chromatic scales in minor thirds beginning on A#/C#, legato, hands separately, 2 octaves
  • Whole-tone scale beginning on E, legato, hands together and separately, 2 octaves
  • Arpeggios in the same keys as the similar motion scales, legato, hands together and separately, in root position, first and second inversion, 4 octaves
  • Dominant sevenths in the same keys as the similar motion scales, legato, hands together and separately, 4 octaves
  • Diminished sevenths beginning on any note given by the examiner, legato, hands together and separately, 4 octaves

The sections of your exam

Your ABRSM grade 8 piano exam is made up of four sections: a short test of these scales and arpeggios (in this ABRSM Grade 8 Piano Scales and Arpeggios book), three pieces chosen by you from the ABRSM Piano Grade 8 pieces book, sight-reading, and aural tests. For more info about ABRSM exams, please visit our ABRSM exams guide!