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Grade Exam Music

This product includes pieces featured in grade exams. Click on a grade to view the full syllabus.

ABRSM Double Bass 2020-20231
LCM Double Bass 1
Trinity College London Double Bass 2020-20231  

Sheila Nelson's award winning teaching approach available in a clearly structured progressive method covering all stringed instruments. The Essential String Method develops the pupil as a musician as well as an instrumentalist right from the start through an integrated programme of games, activities, songs and pieces. Developed by Sheila Nelson (violin), Cathy Elliott (Double Bass), Gerald Howard (Cello) and Adrian Thorne (musicianship).


Carnival Waltz (Elliott)
Conversation Piece (JS Bach arr Nelson)
Doodle Day (Elliott)
Fly like a Bird (Nelson)
Grandfather's Clock (Elliott)
Hatikvah (Elliott)
High Jump (Nelson)
I have a Bonnet (Nelson)
Jiggy Jessie (Howard)
John Grumlie (Elliott)
Lament (Thorne)
Marching Scale (York)
Marmaduke Mackenzie (Nelson)
Michael Finnegan (Nelson)
New Waltz Variations (Nelson)
Pease Pudding Hot (Nelson)
Poor Old John (Nelson)
Reeling Around (Nelson)
Shortnin' Bread (Nelson)
Snakes & Ladders (Elliott)
Swinging Scale (York)
This Old Man (Elliott)
Tree Swing (Nelson)
Turkey in the Straw (Nelson)
Turn the Glasses Over (Nelson)
Waltzing Scale (York)
Whirlpool (Nelson)

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