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The Best Of Grade 5 Violin


Over the years, many examination pieces have captured the imagination of teachers and students, but the stars of past syllabuses are often forgotten. This collection brings together best-loved grade 5 pieces, includingPleyel’s Sonatina in B flat, Fauré’s Sicilienne, and Wedgwood’s Survivor.

Containing fresh editions of folk and classical masterpieces alongside contemporary favorites, all pieces have been rigorously researched by violin expert Jessica O’Leary. A CD of performance and accompaniment tracks is included, as are useful practice tips. This book includes pieces from current andpastTrinity and ABRSM syllabuses.

Jessica O’Leary has a successful career as a teacher, professional violinist, ABRSM examiner, and seminar presenter. She has toured and recorded extensively as a member of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and has performed with Madonna, Led Zeppelin, the London Symphony Orchestra, and the Royal Opera House. She teaches violin and viola and directs string ensembles at St Paul’s Girls’School, Eltham College, and Junior Guildhall London.


  • - Publisher: Faber Music
  • - Editor: Jessica O'Leary
  • - Instrumentation: Violin and Piano
  • - Product Type: Book and CD
  • - ISBN: 9780571536955
  • - Series: Best Of Grade
  • - Pages: 76
  • - Product Code: FAB0571536956 
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SKU 571536956
Publisher Faber Music
ISBN 9780571536955
Skill Level 3
Genre Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Post-1900
Pages 76
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