Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1930 POR - Minstrel Badge


Play major and minor scales chosen by the examiner, 3 octaves, in groups of quavers.

Play major and minor arpeggio, chosen by the examiner, 2 octaves, in groups of triplets.

Read a simple accompaniment at sight, or a melody in the case of stringed or wind instruments.

Transpose a melody from the key of C to G to its dominant or sub-dominant key.

For Pianists

Be able to play one of the following: 

Scherzo in B flat (Schubert), Songs without Words in C minor (Mendelssohn), Harmonious Blacksmith (Handel), Waltz in A flat (Brahms), Viennese Waltz (Poldini), Gavotte from French Suite in G (Bach), Cradle Song (Mrs. Bret-Verns), Petite Valse No. 2 of Seven Miniatures (Karganoff), Finale from Sonata in G (K. 279) (Mozart), Bourree from English Suite No. 1 (Bach), Theme and Variations in G (Vars. 2 and 5 omitted) (Beethoven), Romance in D, No. 7 of Aquarellen, Op. 19 (Gade).

For Violin (Seniors over 16)

Be able to play one of the following: 

Concerto in A minor, by Vivaldi, 1st Movement (Schott), Capriccio (La Mouche), by Bohn (Bosworth), Sonata in E major, by Handel (1st and 2nd Movements) (Augener), Romance, by Svendsen (Augener), Nocturne, by Field, from Klassische Stucke, Book 1 (Peters), Serenade by Pierne (J. Williams), La Precieuse by Kreisler (Schott), Liebeslied by Kreisler (Schott), Rodino by Beethoven-Kreisler (Schott).

1931 POR - Minstrel Badge


Play major and minor scales chosen by the examiner, 3 octaves, in groups of quavers.

Play major and minor arpeggio, chosen by the examiner, 2 octaves, in groups of triplets.

Read a simple accompaniment at sight, or a melody in the case of stringed or wind instruments.

Transpose a melody from the key of C to G to its dominant or sub-dominant key.

For Pianists

Be able to play one of the following: 

Scherzo in B flat (Schubert), Songs without Words in C minor (Mendelssohn), Harmonious Blacksmith (Handel), Waltz in A flat (Brahms), Viennese Waltz (Poldini), Gavotte from French Suite in G (Bach), Cradle Song (Mrs. Bret-Verns), Petite Valse No. 2 of Seven Miniatures (Karganoff), Finale from Sonata in G (K. 279) (Mozart), Bourree from English Suite No. 1 (Bach), Theme and Variations in G (Vars. 2 and 5 omitted) (Beethoven), Romance in D, No. 7 of Aquarellen, Op. 19 (Gade).

For Violin (Seniors over 16)

Be able to play one of the following: 

Concerto in A minor, by Vivaldi, 1st Movement (Schott), Capriccio (La Mouche), by Bohn (Bosworth), Sonata in E major, by Handel (1st and 2nd Movements) (Augener), Romance, by Svendsen (Augener), Nocturne, by Field, from Klassische Stucke, Book 1 (Peters), Serenade by Pierne (J. Williams), La Precieuse by Kreisler (Schott), Liebeslied by Kreisler (Schott), Rodino by Beethoven-Kreisler (Schott).

Must be able to play from memory the tune of the National Anthem; players of keyed instruments must be able to accompany it with correct harmony.

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