ABRSM Encore Piano, Book 4 (Grades 7-8)
A collection of some of the most popular exam pieces from grades 7 and 8 over the last few decades.
Compiled by Karen Marshall.
For teachers, we’ve made sure that the content is perfectly balanced at every level. For quick reference, each piece has a note highlighting skills to focus on. Encore is packed full of music that will:
- Motivate students – all the pieces have been chosen for their ongoing popular appeal
- Form a bank of rich content, so you can pick and choose pieces to help each student improve
- Introduce new skills and techniques, to prepare exam candidates for the next level
Whether you’re working through our exams, playing informally, or planning a performance, Encore is full of music you’ll want to play again and again!
Prelude in G, BWV 860/1: No. 15 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Part 1 [Johann Sebastian Bach / Nikki Iles]
For Johnny Mehegan, No.2 from Four Anniversaries [Leonard Bernstein]
Willie Wagglestick's Walkabout [Brian Bonsor]
Berceuse [Frank Bridge]
Kleines Klavierstück No. 1 [Franz Liszt]
Giga in G minor, from ‘6 Suits or Lessons for the harpsichord or spinnet’ [Jean Baptiste Loeillet]
Menuetto and Trio Third movement from Sonata in E flat, D.568 
Suite bergamasque [Claude Debussy]
Sonata in F, K332: 1st movt, Allegro [Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart]
Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C (from 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87) [Johnny Mercer / Dmitri Shostakovich]
Sonata in D, Kp. 535, L. 262 [Domenico Scarlatti]