Trinity Violin Syllabus 2020-2023

We’re delighted that a number of our pieces for violin have been selected on Trinity’s new violin syllabus. All the pieces selected from Fiddle Time Joggers, Runners and Sprinters can be accompanied in the exam by either piano or violin, using our books of piano or violin accompaniments.


Arbeau, Sword Dance (String Time Starters; in the graded book)

Calypso Time or Chinese Garden (Joggers)    Joggers accompaniment books:  piano  violin

Happy Go Lucky (in the graded book)

More Mini Mozart (theme and one rhythm variation) (Fiddle Time Starters)     piano accompaniment in Starters Teacher’s Handbook

Grade 1

Chase in the Dark (Runners; in the graded book)

The Old Castle (Joggers)

Grade 3

Bizet Habañera and Wild West (Sprinters)    Sprinters accompaniment books:  piano  violin

Spiritual, Wade in the Water (Sprinters)

Grade 4

J. S. Bach, Badinerie, from Orchestral Suite No. 2 (Bach for Violin)

Dancla, Boléro (from Petite Fantasie–Boléro) (Solo Time for Violin, book 2)

Mazas, Rondo, from 12 Violin Duos, Op. 38 (Solo Time for Violin, book 2)

English Trad. Crystal Spring (Solo Time for Violin, book 2; in the graded book)

Grade 5

J. S. Bach, Allegro, from Trio Sonata No. 1 for organ, in Bach for Violin    Performance   Backing track    optional Cello part

Debussy, La fille aux cheveux de lin (Solo Time for Violin, book 2)    listen to a performance