Songs removed from the 2022 RCM Syllabus

Repertorie indicated in the list below may be used for examinations during the crossover period (up to end of August 2023). Beyond this time, these pieces are no longer recognized as exam-qualifying pieces in accordance to Royal Conservatory of Music. The content is sourced from the RCM 2015 and 2022 Piano Syllabus PDFs and may be subject to accuracy issues – always verify the findings and check with RCM Examination Services if in doubt.

Browse through the list by selecting the appropriate grade. In the List column where indicated “Print” means the piece appeared in the 2015 Celebration Series (5th Ed).

Prep A
ComposerPieceCollectionList
Alexander, Dennis, and Martha MierShadowsAlfred’s Premier Piano Course: Lesson Book, 2APrep A Print
Duke, David GordonMarch for a Reluctant SoldierMusic of Our Time, PreliminaryPrep A Print
Milligan, JohnRowing RoundLegacy Collection: Folk-Song ArrangementsPrep A Print
Pearce, ElvinaLet’s WaltzCelebrate Piano! Solos 2Prep A Print
Thompson, JohnThe Dancing BearJohn Thompson’s Easiest Piano Course, Book 2Prep A
Thompson, JohnTurkey in the StrawJohn Thompson’s Easiest Piano Course, Book 2Prep A
’Tis a Gift to Be SimpleTeaching Little Fingers to Play MorePrep A
Bayou BluesHal Leonard Student Piano Library, Piano Lessons 2Prep A
Eek! Bump! Yikes! Jump!Piano Discoveries, Explorer Book 1APrep A
Fiesta DanceMusic Pathways, Piano Discoveries BPrep A
Giggling GoblinsPiano Discoveries, Explorer Book 1APrep A
Go Tell Aunt RhodyTeaching Little Fingers to Play MorePrep A
Golden TrumpetsBastien Piano Basics, Performance 1Prep A
Have You Seen the Leprechaun?Piano Discoveries, Explorer Book 1APrep A
Let’s Go to the FairPiano Discoveries, Explorer Book 1BPrep A
My SombreroAlfred’s Premier Piano Course, Lesson 1BPrep A
On the Planet of MarsBastien Piano Basics, Performance 1Prep A
Ragamuffin RagPiano Discoveries, Explorer Book 1BPrep A
Rock GroupBastien Piano Basics, Piano 1Prep A
Seconds, Please!Bastien Piano Basics, Performance 1Prep A
Sing, Bird, SingBastien Piano Basics, Piano 1Prep A
Space WalkBastien Piano Basics, Piano 1Prep A
Spanish GuitarsThe Music Tree, Student’s Book 1Prep A
Swingin’ BeatBastien Piano Basics, Piano 1Prep A
The MirrorPiano Discoveries, Explorer Book 1APrep A
The Pet ParadeTeaching Little Fingers to Play MorePrep A
Things That Go Bump in the NightPiano Discoveries, Explorer Book 1BPrep A
Two White SwansMusic Pathways, Piano Discoveries BPrep A
Viva la rhumbaHal Leonard Student Piano Library, Piano Solos 2Prep A
Waltz without WordsTeaching Little Fingers to Play MorePrep A
When the Saints Go Marching InThe Music Tree, Student’s Book 1Prep A
Where Have All the Socks Gone?Piano Discoveries, Explorer Book 1BPrep A
Prep B
ComposerPieceCollectionList
Alexander, DennisBells of San MiguelThe Magic of Music, 1Prep B
Berlin, BorisThe Marching TrumpetsLegacy Collection, 1Prep B Print
Berlin, BorisThe Swiss CuckooThe ABC of Piano Playing, Book 3Prep B
Hansen, JoanAeolian LullabyWhisper TimePrep B Print
Ljubaski, NikolaiThe HenPrep B Print
Markow, AndrewJumping JacksCelebrate Piano!®, Lesson and Musicianship 2BPrep B Print
Markow, AndrewPop Goes the WeaselFHMPrep B Print
Mrozinski, MarkOn a Greek IslandCelebrate Piano!®, Lesson and Musicianship 3Prep B Print
Niamath, LindaSparklersCelebrate Piano!®, Lesson and Musicianship 3Prep B
Pearce, ElvinaBounce and GlideHappy TimesPrep B
Tan, Chee-HwaLooking Glass RiverThrough the WindowpanePrep B
Allegro, op. 1, no. 4Celebrate Piano!®, Solos 2Prep B
At DawnPiano Discoveries, Adventure Book 2APrep B
Au clair de la luneSuzuki Piano School Volume 1, Revised EditionPrep B
Bouncing on My BedCelebrate Piano!®, Solos 2Prep B
CuckooSuzuki Piano School Volume 1, Revised EditionPrep B
Dancing the MinuetBastien Piano Basics, Piano 2Prep B
Donkey RidingCelebrate Piano!®, Lesson and Musicianship 2BPrep B
FireworksBastien Piano Basics, Performance 3Prep B
French Children’s SongSuzuki Piano School Volume 1, Revised EditionPrep B
German Folk SongBastien Piano Basics, Piano 3Prep B
Gypsy DanceBastien Piano Basics, Piano 3Prep B
Hobgoblin HopPiano Discoveries, Explorer Book 1BPrep B
Hop, Skip and a Jump BluesPiano Discoveries, Adventure Book 2APrep B
Lady MoonMusic Pathways, Piano Solos BPrep B
Lightly RowSuzuki Piano School Volume 1, Revised EditionPrep B
Minuetto, op. 1, no. 1Celebrate Piano!®, Solos 2Prep B
On the MoveMusic Pathways, Piano Discoveries CPrep B
Prelude in A MinorBastien Piano Basics, Piano 3Prep B
Simple GiftsPiano Discoveries, Adventure Book 2APrep B
Singin’ the BluesCelebrate Piano!®, Lesson and Musicianship 3Prep B
Spanish CaballeroPiano Adventures Lesson Book 2BPrep B
TarantellaBastien Piano Basics, Piano 2Prep B
The Water Is WidePiano Discoveries, Adventure Book 2APrep B
Viennese WaltzBastien Piano Basics, Piano 3Prep B
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ComposerTitleAlbumList
Alexander, DennisFrogs and SnakesEspecially for Boys1 B
Archer, VioletLittle Prelude (no. 1)Eleven Short Pieces1 C
Balázs, ÁrpádEtude in A Minor (no. 9)Fourteen Easy Pieces for Piano1 Etude
Berlin, BorisHopscotchLegacy Collection, 11 Etude
Brown, StephenPentatonic Prelude No. 1Six Pentatonic Preludes1 B
Chatman, StephenSilly ArgumentAmusements, 11 B
Christopher, RenéeWaitingFHM1 Etude
Crosby Gaudet, AnnePirate TalesFuzzy Beluga FHM,1 B
Crosby Gaudet, AnneThe Grey LadyFuzzy Beluga FHM,1 B
Donkin, ChristineSoaringLegends & Lore1 B
Fairbank, NicholasPentatonic LullabyA Pentad for Piano1 B
Gallant, Pierre“Croc” the CurmudgeonAnimal Fair1 B
Gallant, PierrePaper TigersAnimal Fair1 B
Gallant, PierreA Little Song between FriendsImitations and Inventions1 C
Gallant, PierreDancing PartnersImitations and Inventions1 C
Garścia, JaninaChris’s SongVery Easy Piano Pieces for Children, op. 31 B
Garścia, JaninaThe Doll’s HorseVery Easy Piano Pieces for Children, op. 31 B
George, JonRelay RaceKaleidoscope Solos, 21 Etude
Gillock, WilliamArgentinaAccent on Solos, 21 B
Gillock, WilliamDrifting CloudsCollected Short Lyric Pieces for Solo Piano1 Etude
Gossec, François-JosephAn Old French Dance (arr. Margaret Parsons)Legacy Collection, 21 A
Kabalevsky, DmitriSkipping Rope (no. 17)Children’s Adventures, op. 891 Etude
Kabalevsky, DmitriA Porcupine Dance (no. 8)Children’s Adventures, op. 891 Etude
Kadosa, PálEtude in C Major (no. 1)Twenty-four Easy Technical Etudes for Piano1 Etude
Kasemets, UdoOld MacDonaldOne Plus One, 21 B
Krausas, VeronikaThe AlligatorThe Bestiary1 B
Lefeld, JerzyA Folk TuneLittle Frogs and Other Piano Pieces for Children1 B
Maxner, RebekahJazz! Goes the WeaselOld MacDonald Had the Blues1 Etude
Niamath, LindaHot Air BalloonsHere We Go!1 B
Niamath, LindaRainbowSurprises1 B
Paterson, LornaWallabies on ParadePianimals1 B
Paterson, LornaMarmosetSafari Suite1 B
Poole, CliffordFrère Jacques Stands on His HeadFHM1 C Print
Poole, CliffordCobwebsLegacy Collection, 11 B
Poole, CliffordThe Itchy Ant (first published under pseudonym Ernest Marsden)Legacy Collection, 21 B
Poole, CliffordSpooksLegacy Collection, 21 B
Rybicki, FeliksCradle SongI Begin to Play, op. 201 B
Schoenmehl, MikeA Swinging LeprechaunFun with Jazz Piano, 11 Etude
Silvester, FrederickEarly One Morning (arr.)arr. in Legacy Collection: Folk-Song Arrangements1 B Print
Silvester, FrederickJigLegacy Collection, 11 B
Takács, JenőRaindrops (Regentropfen) (no. 11)Für mich, op. 761 Etude
Taranta, ItaloA Starry NightPiano Miniatures1 B Print
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ComposerPieceCollectionList
Bender, JoanneInuit LullabyCreatures Great and Small2 B
Berlin, BorisMarch of the GoblinsLegacy Collection, 22 B
Brown, StephenExtremity No. 1Five Extremities2 B
Burnam, Edna-MaeColored WindowsStep by Step Piano Course, 52 Etude
Byers, RosemaryCheshire Cat CoolHal Leonard Student Piano Library, Showcase Solos2 B
Chatman, StephenPing Pong PartyAmusements, 22 B
Clarke, JeremiahKing William’s MarchLegacy Collection, 22 A
Coulthard, JeanGrandmother’s Nonsense SongMusic of Our Time, 22 B
Coulthard, JeanLullaby for a Baby SealMusic of Our Time, 22 B
Crosby Gaudet, AnneThe Banshee’s BallIn the Mermaid’s Garden2 B
Czerny, CarlEtude in C Major (101 Progressive Exercises, op. 261, no. 3)2 Etude
Garścia, JaninaA Joke (Zarcik)Very Easy Piano Pieces for Children, op. 32 B
Garścia, JaninaThe ClockVery Easy Piano Pieces for Children, op. 32 B
Gedike, AleksandrEtude in C Major (Sixty Simple Piano Pieces for Beginners, op. 36, no. 22)SCH2 Etude
George, JonMelodyArtistry at the Piano: Repertoire, 32 Etude
Gillock, WilliamLadies in Waiting, from Little Suite in F MajorFanfare2 Etude
Gurlitt, CorneliusHunting (Jagdstückchen) (Der erste Vortrag, op. 210, no. 7)2 Etude
Harmer, DanielThe ToymakerBER2 B
Harris, EddieOn the MarchModal Miniatures2 B
Joachim, OttoGossip (no. 7)Twelve Twelve-tone Pieces for Children2 B
Joachim, OttoSnowy Morning (no. 4)Twelve Twelve-tone Pieces for Children2 B
Last, JoanSailing by MoonlightOn the Move2 B
Mosdell, RickHong Kong SunriseMusic from the Heartland2 B
Mrozinski, MarkTurkish BazaarCelebrate Piano!®: Lesson and Musicianship, 42 B Print
Nakada, YoshinaoSo Long, See You TomorrowChildren’s Dreams2 B
Niamath, LindaPinwheelsSurprises2 Etude
Norton, ChristopherAsteroidsThe Final Frontier2 B
Norton, ChristopherFeelin’ GoodChristopher Norton Connections® for Piano, 22 Etude
Norton, ChristopherRag TimeThe Microjazz Collection, 12 B
Norton, ChristopherThe HighlandsChristopher Norton Connections® for Piano, 22 Etude
Perry, NinaLullaby (no. 5)Through the Kaleidoscope2 B
Poole, CliffordParadeLegacy Collection, 22 B
Poole, CliffordThe Mouse in the Coal Bin (first published under pseudonym Charles Peerson)Legacy Collection, 22 B
Richert, TeresaPlush Toy ParadeToy Collection2 B
Silvester, FrederickInvention in A Minor2 C Print
Takács, JenőGliding (Segelflug) (no. 18)Für mich, op. 762 Etude
Telfer, NancyAn Iroquois Lullaby (arr.)Land of the Silver Birch2 B
Telfer, NancyLand of the Silver Birch (arr.)Land of the Silver Birch2 B
Türk, Daniel GottlobGavotte in A MajorHandstücke für angehende Klavierspieler, 22 A Print
Vandall, Robert D.E Dorian with Modulation (no. 9)Sampler, 12 Etude
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ComposerPieceCollectionList
Allen, PeterJokin’ AroundKick Up Your Heels!3 C
Bartók, BélaMinuetThe First Term at the Piano3 Etude
Berlin, BorisRosemary Skating WaltzLegacy Collection, 33 C
Berlin, BorisThe Haunted CastleLegacy Collection, 33 C
Bonis, Mel.Monsieur VieuxboisAlbum pour les tout-petites3 C
Coulthard, JeanA Happy Day (no. 9)Early Pieces for Piano3 C
Coulthard, JeanThe Sad Story (no. 6)Early Pieces for Piano3 C
Coulthard, JeanThe Song of the Shepherdess (no. 3)Early Pieces for Piano3 C
Crosby Gaudet, AnneLittle Elves and PixiesIn My Dreams3 C
Czerny, CarlEtude in C Major (no. 81)101 Progressive Exercises, op. 2613 Etude
Czerny, CarlEtude in D Minor (no. 53)101 Progressive Exercises, op. 2613 Etude
Czerny, CarlEtude in F Major (no. 22)Five-finger Exercises, op. 7773 Etude
Fitch, GemChinese Kites3 Etude
Fleming, RobertHappy DaysLegacy Collection, 33 C
Fredrich, FrankLegerdemain (The Magician)Cream of the Crop, 13 C
Gallant, PierreThe Lumbering ElephantAnimal Fair3 C
Gerou, TomDelightful DreamsPiece by Piece, 13 C
Grechaninov, AleksandrCradle Song (Lullaby) (no. 9)Children’s Album, op. 983 C
Grechaninov, AleksandrSad Song (no. 4)Glass Beads, op. 1233 C
Gurlitt, CorneliusMorning Prayer (Morgengebet) (no. 2)Albumblätter für die Jugend, op. 1013 Etude
Harris, EddieLydia’s SongModal Miniatures3 C
Hässler, Johann WilhelmAllegro in A Major (no. 34)Cinquante pièces à l’usage des commençans, op. 383 Etude
Joachim, OttoPlastic Soldier (no. 5)Twelve Twelve-tone Pieces for Children3 C
Kabalevsky, DmitriNight on the River (no. 4)Thirty Children’s Pieces, op. 273 C
Kadosa, PálEtude (no. 6)Twenty-four Easy Technical Etudes for Piano3 Etude
Karp, DavidWalk and Talk RagSolo Souvenirs3 C
Maykapar, SamuelThe Butterfly (no. 12)Bagatelles, op. 283 Etude
Moss, EarleIn a CanoeLegacy Collection, 33 C
Moss, EarleLittle LambLegacy Collection, 33 C
Niemann, WalterChinese Lanterns (Lanterne, Lanterne!) (no. 3)Im Kinderland, op. 463 Etude
Norton, ChristopherCoconut RagThe Microjazz Collection, 23 C
Norton, ChristopherGentle TouchChristopher Norton Connections for Piano, 33 C
Norton, ChristopherIn the SpiritChristopher Norton Connections for Piano, 33 Etude
Ouchterlony, DavidKickin’ StonesLegacy Collection, 23 C
Paterson, LornaRush HourJust a Second!3 Etude
Peskanov, AlexanderChild’s PortraitMusical Gallery, 33 C
Petzold, ChristianMinuet in G Minor, BWV Anh. 115Notenbuch der Anna Magdalena Bach3 A
Poole, CliffordPop Goes the Weasel!Legacy Collection: Folk-Song Arrangements3 C
Schoenmehl, MikePicnic 1920Fun with Jazz Piano, 33 C Print
Tarp, Svend ErikFlute and Bassoon Play a Duet (no. 6)Mosaik, op. 313 C
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ComposerPieceCollectionList
Alcon, SusanFeeling LuckyWind Chimes4 C
Archer, VioletRondino (no. 4)Eleven Short Pieces4 C
Barrell, BernardIntrada (Five Bagatelles, op. 87, no. 1)Studio 21, 24 C
Bartók, BélaLittle EtudeMikrokosmos, 34 Etude
Bartók, BélaThe Highway Robber (no. 31)For Children, 2 (rev. ed.)4 C
Benedict, Robert C.ShallowsWatercolours for Piano4 C
Berlin, BorisYanina (Polish Dance)Legacy Collection, 34 C
Berr, BruceDropletsExplorations in Style4 C
Bonis, Mel.The Top (La toupie)Album pour les tout-petites4 Etude
Buttstett, Johann HeinrichMinuet in D Minor4 A Print
Coulthard, JeanPleadingFour Piano Pieces4 C
Czerny, CarlEtude in E Major (no. 66)100 Exercises in Progressive Order, op. 1394 Etude
Czerny, CarlEtude in G Major (no. 53)The Young Pianist, op. 8234 Etude
DeCoursey, RalphSteamboat’s a Comin’!BER4 C
Diemer, Emma LouSlow, Sad WaltzReaching Out4 C
Duvernoy, Jean-BaptisteEtude in C Major (no. 24)École primaire, op. 1764 Etude
Fiala, GeorgeAlmost a WaltzMiniature Suite4 C
Fiala, GeorgeMood in the Dorian ModeHorizons, 14 C
Gillock, WilliamDragon FlyLyric Preludes in Romantic Style4 Etude
Gurlitt, CorneliusCradle Song (Schlummerlied) (no. 6)Albumblätter für die Jugend, op. 1014 Etude
Gurlitt, CorneliusLittle Flower in F Major (no. 8)Kleine Blumen, op. 2054 C
Gurlitt, CorneliusSonatina in G Major (no. 3), 1st movementSix Sonatinas, op. 1884 B
Hässler, Johann WilhelmAllegro in G Major (no. 19)50 pièces à l’usage des commençans, op. 384 Etude
Kabalevsky, DmitriFolk Dance (no. 17)Twenty-four Pieces for Children, op. 394 Etude
Kabalevsky, DmitriHopping (also titled “Galop”) (no. 18)Twenty-four Pieces for Children, op. 394 C
Karganov, GénariPrayer (Gebet) (no. 5)Jugend-Album, op. 254 Etude
Kisbey Hicks, MarjorieThree-legged RaceBER4 C
Klein, LotharBallet LessonSpring Folio4 C
Klein, LotharDotsSpring Folio4 C
Klose, CarolDance of the TrollsHal Leonard Student Piano Library, Showcase Solos4 C
Linn, JenniferLe frelon furieux (The Mad Hornet)Les petites images4 C
Nakada, YoshinaoA Winter MelodyChildren’s Dreams4 C
Norton, ChristopherPlay It AgainThe Microjazz Collection, 24 C
Reubart, DaleChimes through the MistTonescapes4 C
Reubart, DaleThe First Sounds of MorningTonescapes4 C
Reubart, DaleThinguma JigParodies4 C
Schmitt, JacobSonatina in G Major, op. 249, no. 2, 1st movement4 B
Schmitt, JacobSonatina in G Major, op. 83, no. 1, 2nd movement4 B
Silvester, FrederickTwilightLegacy Collection, 34 C
Starer, RobertTwelve Notes Twelve TimesGames with Names, Notes and Numbers4 C
Taranta, ItaloCreole Lullaby (no. 15)Piano Miniatures4 C Print
Telemann, Georg PhilippFantasia in E minor, TWV 33:21, 3rd section: Très vite4 A
Tingley, George PeterBarn DanceAutumn Inspirations4 C
Tsitsaros, ChristosLullabyPoetic Moments4 C
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ComposerPieceCollectionList
Agay, DenesSarabande d’amourPetit Trianon Suite5 C
Arnold, SamuelSonata in D major, op. 12, bk 2, no. 3, 2nd movement: SicilianaEnglish Piano Music 1780–18005 A
Beckwith, JohnMinor or Major?Six Mobiles, 25 C
Beckwith, JohnTwo and Three Are FiveSix Mobiles, 25 C
Beckwith, JohnWhat Goes Up Must Come DownSix Mobiles, 25 C
Beethoven, Ludwig vanTwelve German Dances, WoO13 No. 1 in D major OTT;SCH5 B
Beethoven, Ludwig vanTwelve German Dances, WoO13 No. 5 in F major OTT;SCH5 B
Bruce, RobertRag DollPicture Studies for the Piano5 C
Burgmüller, Johann FriedrichSweet Sorrow (no. 16)Vingt-cinq études faciles et progressives, op. 1005 Etude
Cherney, BrianElegy for a Misty AfternoonHorizons, 15 C
Cimarosa, DomenicoSonata No. 17 in D MinorMelodious Masterpieces, 35 B
Czerny, CarlEtude in G major (no. 38)100 Exercises in Progressive Order, op. 1395 Etude
Fleming, RobertGently (no. 1)Bag-O-Tricks5 C
George, JonAllegro agitatoArtistry at the Piano: Repertoire, 45 Etude
Gillock, WilliamA Faded LetterLyric Preludes in Romantic Style5 Etude
Gillock, WilliamAeolian HarpBelwin Contest Winners, 35 C
Griesdale, SusanDancing ClownsPiano Mime5 C
Gurlitt, CorneliusLonging (Les désirs ardents) (no. 11)Album pour la jeunesse, op. 1405 Etude
Gurlitt, CorneliusSonatina in A Minor (Four Sonatinas, op. 214 no. 4), 1st movement5 B Print
Gurlitt, CorneliusSonatina in A Minor (Four Sonatinas, op. 214 no. 4), 2nd and 3rd movements5 B Print
Harmer, DanielHop, Skip, JumpBER5 C
Hässler, Johann WilhelmAllegro in D Major (no. 28)Cinquante pièces à l’usage des commençans, op. 385 Etude
Heller, StephenPrelude in C Major (no. 1)Préludes à Mlle Lili, op. 1195 Etude
Kirchner, TheodorAllegretto in C Major (no. 10)Neue Kinderszenen, op. 555 Etude
Koechlin, CharlesLa maison heurese (no. 3)Dix petites pièces faciles, op. 61c5 C
Maykapar, SamuelStaccato Prelude, op. 31, no. 65 Etude
Mould, WarrenJamaican SerenadeLegacy Collection, 35 C
Mozart, Wolfgang AmadeusMinuet in F Major, K 55 B
Nakada, YoshinaoThe Doll’s LullabyChildren’s Dreams5 C
Papp, LajosCock-crowPetite Suite5 C
Papp, LajosWaltzImages5 C
Pozzoli, EttoreThe Little Bird Is Dead (no. 4)Piccole scintille5 C
Rollin, CatherinePrelude in D flat Major (no. 7)Preludes for Piano, 15 Etude
Rowley, AlecDulcimer Tune (no. 7)Thirty Melodic and Rhythmic Studies, op. 425 Etude
Rowley, AlecThe Lake (no. 9)Thirty Melodic and Rhythmic Studies, op. 425 C
Schoenmehl, MikeChicken TalkPiano Studies in Pop5 Etude
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il’yichIn Church (no. 24)Album for the Young, op. 395 Etude
Teersteeg, BertFour Over Three Makes FiveKick Up Your Heels!5 C
Volkmann, RobertGrandmother’s Song (no. 10)Lieder des Grossmütter, op. 275 C
Wesley, SamuelSonata in A Major, op. 5, no. 1, 2nd movement: AllegroEnglish Piano Music 1780–18005 B
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ComposerPieceCollectionList
Alcon, SusanSummer SunsetWildflowers6 C
Alcon, SusanThe Deep Blue SeaWildflowers6 C
Beethoven, Ludwig vanLustig und Traurig, WoO 546 B
Bertini, HenriEtude in D Major (no. 3)Vingt-cinq études faciles et progressives, op. 1006 Etude
Chatman, StephenMelancholy SongFantasies6 C
Chopin, FrédéricPrelude in C Minor, op. 28, no. 206 C
Concone, GiuseppeEtude in C Major (no. 10)Vingt-cinq études mélodiques, op. 246 Etude
Dahlgren, David F.Jazz Cat6 C
Flagello, NicholasMarchEpisodes for Piano6 C
Fleming, RobertMarchingFour Modernistics6 C
Grieg, EdvardPatriotic Song (no. 8)Lyric Pieces, op. 126 C
Gurlitt, CorneliusSonatina in G Major (no. 3), 1st movementFour Sonatinas, op. 2146 B
Heller, StephenFluttering Leaves (no. 11)Trente études progressives, op. 466 Etude
Hofmann, HeinrichRogue (Schelm) (no. 1)Skizzen, op. 776 Etude
Hummel, Johann NepomukAllegro in F Major (no. 56)Anweisung zum Piano-Forte-Spiel: Übungs-Stücke6 Etude
Janciewicz, PeterCarnaval de QuébecSketches of Canada6 C
Kabalevsky, DmitriToccatina (no. 12)30 Children’s Pieces, op. 276 Etude
Kenins, TalivaldisToccata-DanceLegacy Collection, 46 C
Klose, CarolVaudeville RepartéeHal Leonard Student Piano Library: Piano Solos, 56 C
Koechlin, CharlesBerceuse (no. 9)Dix petites pieces faciles, op. 61c6 C
Koechlin, CharlesLa jolie fleur (no. 2)Dix petites pieces faciles, op. 61c6 C
Kullak, TheodorGrandmother Tells a Ghost Story (no. 3)Scenes from Childhood, 2, op. 816 C
Lemoine, HenryEtude in C Major (no. 11)Études enfantines, op. 376 Etude
Maykapar, SamuelRomance (no. 25)Bagatelles, op. 286 Etude
Miller, Michael R.March of the Space Men (no. 4)More Fun Piano Pieces6 C
Nakada, YoshinaoThe Gear Wheels of a WatchJapanese Festival (in Piano Pieces for Children)6 Etude
Norton, ChristopherOriental FlowerThe Microstyles Collection, 16 C
Papp, LajosPebbles in the WaterAquarium6 Etude
Paterson, LornaJust a Second!Just a Second!6 C
Rollin, CatherineBallet BeautiesMiklas Contest Winners, 46 C
Rollin, CatherineEasy, Breezy JazzJazz-a-Little, Jazz-a-Lot, 36 C
Scharwenka, XaverA Tale (no. 3)Album for the Young, op. 626 C
Schmitt, JacobRondo in C Major, from Sonatina in C Major, op. 208, no. 16 B Print
Schumann, RobertFrom Foreign Lands and People (no. 1)Kinderszenen, op. 156 C
Wuensch, GerhardFrosted Windows (no. 1)A Winter Foursome, op. 396 C
Zipoli, DomenicoSarabanda, from Suite in G MinorSonate d’intavolatura per organo e cimbalo, parte seconda, op. 16 A
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ComposerPieceCollectionList
Alcock, JohnMinuet, from Suite No. 1 in A MajorSix Suites of Easy Lessons7 A
Alcon, SusanFirst FlightLyric Sketches7 C
Alcon, SusanTides in the SandLyric Sketches7 C
Benjamin, ArthurRomance-ImpromptuAMC7 C
Bennett, William SterndaleLesson in A Major (no. 7)Thirty Preludes and Lessons, op. 337 Etude
Bertini, HenriEtude in C Minor (no. 7)Études pour piano, op. 297 Etude
Brown, StephenBallade for LilianeWest Coast Sundries7 C
Buczynski, WalterMood IndigoTen Piano Pieces for Children7 C
Caramia, TonyMixed-up Rag7 Etude
Chatman, StephenSunrise at Jericho BeachFantasies7 C
Concone, GiuseppeEtude in C Major (no. 22)Vingt-cinq études mélodiques, op. 247 Etude
Czerny, CarlEtude in G Major (no. 63)The Young Pianist, op. 8237 Etude
Eggleston, AnneHurry! Hurry! Hurry!Horizons, 27 C
Fiocco, Joseph-HectorAndante (no. 11), from Suite No. 1 in G Major, op. 17 A
Fuchs, RobertMother Tells a Story (no. 16)Jugendklänge, op. 327 C
Gallant, PierreA JokeLegacy Collection, 47 C
Godard, BenjaminFirst Sorrow, op. 149, no. 67 C
Griesdale, SusanPiano MimePiano Mime7 C
Gurlitt, CorneliusLament (Klage) (no. 8)Aus meiner Notenmappe, op. 2037 Etude
Hofmann, HeinrichElegie (no. 2)Skizzen, op. 777 C
Hofmann, HeinrichScherzo (no. 7)Skizzen, op. 777 Etude
Hofmann, HeinrichSchlaf ein! (Go to Sleep!) (no. 9)Skizzen, op. 777 C
Kabalevsky, DmitriEtude (no. 3)30 Children’s Pieces, op. 277 Etude
Kenins, TalivaldisLittle RomanceMeet Canadian Composers at the Piano, 17 C
Kenins, TalivaldisRondinoMeet Canadian Composers at the Piano, 17 C
Koechlin, CharlesL’enfant bien sage (no. 1)Dix petites pièces faciles, op. 61c7 C
Koechlin, CharlesSicilienne (no. 10)Dix petites pièces faciles, op. 61c7 C
Lemoine, HenryEtude in G Minor (no. 31)Études enfantines, op. 377 Etude
Lynch, GrahamKitesurfingSound Sketches, 37 C
MacDowell, EdwardTo a Wild Rose (no. 1)Woodland Sketches, op. 517 C
Menotti, Gian CarloGigaPoemetti per Maria Rosa7 C
Menotti, Gian CarloWar SongPoemetti per Maria Rosa7 C
Norton, ChristopherRinging ChangesChristopher Norton Connections for Piano, 77 Etude
Platti, Giovanni BenedettoSonata in C Major (no. 2), 2nd movementSei sonates pour le clavessin sur le goût italien, op. 17 A Print
Poole, CliffordGhost TownLegacy Collection, 47 C
Poole, CliffordNocturneLegacy Collection, 47 C Print
Rybicki, FeliksOur Little GardenThis Is Our Garden Fair7 C
Sallee, Mary K.The Land of LincolnRoute 667 C
Schumann, RobertSonata for the Young, op. 118, no. 1, 1st movementAlbumblätter, op. 1247 C
Schumann, RobertSonata for the Young, op. 118, no. 1, 2nd movement: Theme and VariationsAlbumblätter, op. 1247 C
Schytte, LudvigEtude in D Minor (no. 9)Vingt-cinq études modernes, faciles et progressives, op. 687 Etude
Schytte, LudvigJumping Competition (no. 10)Adventure, op. 1077 Etude
Thompson, JohnVariations on Three Blind Mice7 C
Vandall, Robert D.ExultationCelebrated Virtuosic Solos, 57 C
Waxman, DonaldEtude of Alternating Double Notes (no. 19)Fifty Etudes for Piano, 27 Etude
Wuensch, GerhardBeatlessTwelve Glimpses into 20th Century Idioms, op. 377 C
Wuensch, GerhardQuick March in Minor SixthsTwelve Glimpses into 20th Century Idioms, op. 377 C
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ComposerPieceCollectionList
Archer, VioletForceful (no. 1)Four Bagatelles8 D
Archer, VioletPrelude (no. 5)Six Preludes8 D
Arne, ThomasGigue, from Sonata No. 6Eight Sonatas or Lessons for the Harpsichord8 A
Beethoven, Ludwig van1st movementSonatina in E flat Major, WoO 47, no. 18 B
Brahms, JohannesWaltz No. 15Walzer, op. 39 (Brahms’ simplified version) (in Celebrate Brahms8 C
Brown, StephenUkrainian Easter EggGiant Things8 D
Duncan, Martha HillThe War MemorialRLP8 D
Faith, RichardSouvenir12 x 11: Piano Music in 20th Century America8 D
Gade, NielsIntermezzo (no. 8)Aquarelles, op. 198 C
Grieg, EdvardHumoreske in C Major, op. 6, no. 3PET8 C
Grieg, EdvardLittle Bird (no. 4)Lyric Pieces, op. 438 Etude
Heller, StephenEtude in D Minor (no. 15)25 Études faciles, op. 458 Etude
Hofmann, HeinrichIn the Evening (Am Abend) (no. 2)Stimmungsbilder, op. 888 Etude
Ibert, JacquesA Giddy Girl (no. 4)Histoires pour piano8 D
Kabalevsky, DmitriEtude (no. 24)30 Children’s Pieces, op. 278 Etude
Kabalevsky, DmitriMorning Exercises (no. 2)In the Pioneer Camp, op. 3/868 D
Kenins, TalivaldisBagatelleLegacy Collection, 48 D
Komanetsky, AndreyToccataMusical Treasures, 28 D
MacDowell, EdwardAt an Old Trysting-place (no. 3)Woodland Sketches, op. 518 C
MacDowell, EdwardIndian Idyl (no. 6)New England Idyls, op. 628 C
Maykapar, SamuelAt the Skating Rink (no. 23)Bagatelles, op. 288 Etude
Milhaud, DariusLa vie (Life) (no. 5)L’enfant aime (A Child Loves), op. 2898 D
Norton, ChristopherBlue Sneakers (no. 6)Rock Preludes8 D
Norton, ChristopherCuban RomanceChristopher Norton Connections for Piano, 88 D
Norton, ChristopherWildcat (no. 1)Rock Preludes8 D
Ravel, MauricePréludeDUR8 D
Rowley, AlecAgitato (no. 18)Thirty Melodic and Rhythmic Studies, op. 428 Etude
Rowley, AlecLied (no. 13)Thirty Melodic and Rhythmic Studies, op. 428 Etude
Satie, Ericany oneTrois gymnopédies8 D
Schoenmehl, MikeDisco-VisitPiano Studies in Pop8 Etude
Schumann, RobertSonata for the Young, op. 118, no. 3, 3rd movement: Zigeunertanz8 C
Turina, JoaquínLa aldea duerme (no. 3)Miniaturas, op. 528 D
Wuensch, GerhardScherzoHorizons, 28 D
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ComposerPieceCollectionList
Beethoven, Ludwig vanBagatelle in E flat Major, op. 33, no. 19 B
Berens, HermannEtude in A Minor (no. 13)Neueste Schule der Geläufigkeit, op. 619 Etude
Bolcom, WilliamThe Eternal Feminine (no. 2)The Garden of Eden (in Complete Rags for Piano9 D
Copland, Aaronno. 1Four Piano Blues9 D
Copland, Aaronno. 2Four Piano Blues9 D
Copland, Aaronno. 3Four Piano Blues9 D
Coulthard, JeanPrelude No. 1Twelve Preludes for Piano9 D
Debussy, ClaudeGolliwogg’s Cake-Walk (no. 6)Children’s Corner9 D Print
Fauré, GabrielImprovisation (no. 5)Huit pièces brèves, op. 849 Etude
Gillock, WilliamDeserted PlantationAccent on Gillock, 79 D Print
Gounod, CharlesMay Morning (Matinée de mai)9 Etude
Grechaninov, Alexandr1st movementSonatina in F Major, op. 110, no. 29 D
Grieg, EdvardErotik (no. 5)Lyric Pieces, op. 439 C
Grovlez, GabrielChanson (no. 5)A Child’s Garden9 D
Grovlez, GabrielPepita (no. 6)A Child’s Garden9 D
Gurlitt, CorneliusEtude in G Major (no. 7)Blüthen und Knospen, op. 1079 Etude
Handel, George FridericAir with VariationsSuite No. 1 in B flat Major, HWV 4349 A
Handel, George FridericAllemandeSuite No. 4 in E Minor, HWV 4299 A Print
Handel, George FridericCouranteSuite No. 4 in E Minor, HWV 4299 A
Handel, George FridericGigueSuite No. 4 in E Minor, HWV 4299 A
Handel, George FridericSarabandeSuite No. 4 in E Minor, HWV 4299 A
Heller, StephenEtude in D Major (no. 3)Vingt-cinq études faciles, op. 459 Etude
Hofmann, HeinrichTo the Lute (Zur Laute) (no. 1)Nachklänge, op. 37, 29 Etude
Ibert, JacquesThe Sleigh Ride (La promenade en traîneau) (no. 7)Petite suite en quinze images9 Etude
Kabalevsky, DmitriWho’ll Win the Argument? (no. 2)Children’s Dreams, op. 889 Etude
Manzano, MiguelDecadent Sentimental SongSpanish Preludes9 D Print
Maykapar, SamuelRaging Torrent (no. 18)Pieces for Children, op. 339 Etude
Morel, FrançoisRonde enfantineBER9 D
Moszkowski, MoritzRestless (Inquiétude) (no. 4)Pièces mignonnes, op. 779 Etude
Schubert, FranzAllegretto in A flat Major (no. 6)Moments musicaux, op. 94, D 7809 C
Schumann, RobertSonata for the Young, op. 118, no. 3, 2nd movementFantasiestücke, op. 129 C
Schwantner, JosephVeiled Autumn (Kindertoteslied)Changing Faces9 D
Schytte, LudvigEtude in F Minor (no. 11)Vingt-cinq études modernes, faciles et progressives, op. 689 Etude
Turina, Joaquíntwo of: Caminando (no. 1), Se acercan soldados (no. 2), Amanecer (no. 4), El mercando (no. 5), Duo sentimental (no. 6), La vuelta (no. 8)Miniaturas, op. 529 D
Weiner, LeóFox Dance (no. 1)Three Hungarian Rural Dances9 D
Wuensch, GerhardPreludeMini-Suite No. 19 D
Wuensch, GerhardPreludeMini-Suite No. 29 D
Wuensch, GerhardTarantellaMini-Suite No. 19 D
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ComposerPieceCollectionList
Archer, VioletPrelude no. 1Six Preludes10 E
Archer, VioletPrelude no. 6Six Preludes10 E
Barber, SamuelGalop (no. 6)Souvenirs: Ballet Suite, op. 2810 E
Bartók, BélaBagatelle No. 1114 Bagatelles, op. 610 Etude
Bartók, Bélatwo of nos. 148–153Six Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm10 E
Beethoven, Ludwig vanRondo in C Major, op. 51, no. 110 B
Beethoven, Ludwig vanSonata in D Major, op. 28, 1st and 2nd movements10 B
Beethoven, Ludwig vanSonata in D Major, op. 28, 3rd and 4th movements10 B
Brahms, JohannesIntermezzo in B Minor, op. 119, no. 110 C
Burgmüller, Johann FriedrichEtude in E Major (no. 9)Douze études brillantes et mélodiques, op. 10510 Etude
Chopin, FrédéricEtude in F Minor (no. 2)Douze études, op. 2510 Etude
Concone, GiuseppeEtude in A flat Major (no. 19)20 Études chantantes, op. 3010 Etude
Czerny, CarlEtude in E Major (no. 29)School of Velocity, op. 29910 Etude
Debussy, ClaudeBrouillards (no. 1)Préludes, 210 D
Debussy, ClaudeMinstrels (no. 12)Préludes, 110 D
Duncan, Martha HillThe Japanese Tea GardenThe Sunken Garden10 E
Gallant, PierreSix Variations on “Land of the Silver Birch”10 E Print
Grieg, EdvardNorwegian Bridal Procession (no. 2)Pictures from Life in the Country, op. 1910 C
Griffes, Charles T.The Fountain of the Acqua Paola (no. 3)Roman Sketches, op. 710 D
Haberier, ErnstSérénade (no. 5)Études-poésies, op. 5310 Etude
Haydn, Franz JosephSonata in G Minor, Hob. XVI:44, 1st and 2nd movements10 B Print
Heller, StephenEtude in F Major (no. 14)Vingt-cinq études faciles, op. 4510 Etude
Hofmann, JosefBerceuse, op. 20, no. 510 D
MacDowell, EdwardThe Brook (no. 2)Four Little Poems, op. 3210 Etude
McDonald, Boydno. 1 (Maestoso) and no. 2 (Moderato)Three Preludes for Piano10 E
McDonald, Boydno. 2 (Moderato) and no. 3 (Vivo)Three Preludes for Piano10 E
Messiaen, OlivierPlainte calme (no. 7)Huit préludes pour piano10 E
Mozart, Wolfgang AmadeusFantasia in C Minor, K 39610 B
Mozart, Wolfgang AmadeusRondo in A Minor, K 51110 B
Mozart, Wolfgang AmadeusRondo in D Major, K 48510 B Print
Nancarrow, Conlonno. 1 (Presto)Three Two-part Studies for Piano10 E
Nancarrow, Conlonno. 2 (Andantino) and no. 3 (Allegro)Three Two-part Studies for Piano10 E
Rachmaninoff, SergeiÉtude-tableau (no. 8)Étude-tableaux, op. 3310 Etude
Rachmaninoff, SergeiPrelude No. 1113 Préludes, op. 3210 D
Scott, CyrilDanse nègre, op. 58, no. 5ALF;10 D
Seigmeister, ElieSonata No. 1 (“American”) FIS, 1st movement10 E
Vladigerov, PanchoRatchenitza (no. 6)Choumen–Schumen Miniatures, op. 2910 E

Stats for nerds

There is a significant increase of repertoire introduced in Prep B, Grades 9 and 10 selection compared to the 2015 syllabus, with the other grades having minor adjustments. In the grades covered in this post, there are 2417 pieces listed in 2022 Syllabus vs 2121 pieces in the older 2015 syllabus. This comparison chart has some limitations:

  • ARCT and LRCM pieces are not covered (will be in another post)
  • Popular Selections are not included due to the ever-changing list, and that 2022 Popular Selections has not been released yet
  • List repertoire where the piece is listed, but the required movements/selections within the piece has changed may be double-counted (but this scenario is extremely low)
GradeIn 2022In 2015New in 20222015 pieces removed
Prep A1131182732
Prep B1521087935
11391374342
21481454340
31541464840
41711585744
51881824640
62051954636
72191996747
82542087933
932725211338
1034727211237