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48 pieces from ABRSM’s new 2021 & 2022 Piano syllabus available to buy as digital downloads

3 months ago


For the first time, ABRSM will make a selection of pieces from its Piano syllabus available as digital sheet music downloads. ABRSM’s Piano syllabus 2021 & 2022 was launched on 9 July, and comes into effect on 1 January 2021. The new syllabus has completely revised repertoire choices and list structure, with lists defined by musical characteristics rather than period of composition. 48 pieces are now available as downloads, and will provide a broad selection of the diverse choice of inspirational pieces from the lists for Initial to Grade 8. As the new repertoire lists are the same for the long-standing Practical Grades and ABRSM’s new remotely-assessed Performance Grades, downloaded pieces can be used to prepare for both exams.

Digital downloads can be viewed on any device or printed, and are available from ABRSM’s online shop and all major digital retailers including Sheet Music Direct, Musicroom.com, Sheet Music Plus, and an extensive network of online and in-store digital retailers. The downloads complement ABRSM’s best-selling printed editions of its supporting resource, Piano Exam Pieces, which was published on 9 July, and is available worldwide.

With the choice and added convenience of digital sheet music, our aim is to better support teachers and learners who are exploring our new Piano syllabus at a time when they have had to adapt quickly to the constraints caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

View the range of pieces available to download here and find out more about all our new piano supporting resources.

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