Aural Tests Book 2 (Grades 6-8)
About the book
Aural Book 2: Specimen Aural Tests for Trinity College London exams from 2017 contains all the requirements for Grades 6-8. Includes: information about the test pieces, what the examiner will do, what each question is for, what candidates will be asked to do, hints for candidates, Information for teachers, wide range of sample tests, Answer booklet with 'check yourself' sample answers, and 2 CDs of practice examples.
Trinity College London Biography
Trinity College London (TCL) is an examination board based in London, United Kingdom, which offers graded and diploma qualifications (up to postgraduate level) across a range of disciplines in the performing arts and English language learning and teaching in over 70 countries worldwide. Trinity College London was founded as the external examinations board of Trinity College of Music (which today is part of the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance) in 1872, and began offering exams in music to external students in 1877. Over time, Trinity expanded to offer exams in other areas of the performing arts and in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). With over 850,000 candidates in more than 60 countries worldwide, Trinity qualifications are specifically designed to help learners realise their potential.
Performing arts examinationsIn 2004, Trinity College London's performing arts examinations division merged with the external examinations department of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama to form the Trinity Guildhall examinations board. The name Trinity Guildhall was dropped in 2012, and the board's performing arts examinations are now offered under the Trinity College London brand.
MusicTrinity College London offers graded musical qualifications for musical theory and for performance in a range of string instruments, singing, piano, electronic keyboards, brass, woodwind instruments and percussions. The grading begins with the Initial Grade then are numbered from Grade 1 to Grade 8 in increasing difficulty. Candidates are rated under three categories – the performance of musical pieces, technical work such as scales, and supporting tests such as sight reading and improvisation. Candidates are graded on a scale from 1 to 100, with 60 being the pass mark. Candidates have some flexibility in the choices of pieces and tests prepared for each of these sections. In addition to graded examinations, TCL also offers foundation, intermediate and advanced certificates in music. TCL also offers diplomas in music at three levels - Associate (ATCL, which is equivalent to the standard of work required for a UK Certificate of Higher Education) and AmusTCL, Licentiate (LTCL, which is equivalent to the standard of work required for a UK Bachelor's degree) and Fellowship (FTCL, which is equivalent to the standard of work required for a UK Master's degree). In 2012, the exam board introduced Rock & Pop graded examinations for bass, drums, guitar, keyboard and vocals.
Drama and performanceTrinity College London offers a choice of qualifications for students and teachers of drama and speech subjects with various levels of experience and ability. Exams can be taken by individuals, pairs or groups. Study strands include: Speech and Drama, Individual Acting Skills, Group Performance, Shakespeare, Choral Speaking, Communication Skills, Musical Theatre and Performance Arts. As is the case with music, ... Read full biography
|Authors:||Trinity College London|
|Publisher:||Trinity College London Press|
|Imprint:||Trinity College London|
|Languages:||| English ||
|Publication date:||June 7, 2016|
|First Publication Date:||None|
|Publication City/Country:||United Kingdom|