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Exams - Fiddle, Accordion and Harp

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland offers graded exams and unmarked performance assessments in traditional Scottish music for fiddle, accordion and Scottish harp. Taigh na Teud are the publishers of the repertoire for the exams.

Sessions will take place at the Royal Conservatoire in March, June and November 2023 but schools can request special visits by an examiner at any time of year.

PLEASE NOTE: The present syllabus (including Pam and QS) is being extended for exam use until December 2023 when a new syllabus will be presented by the RCS for fiddle, harp and accordion.

Syllabuses, repertoires, entry guidelines and contact details can be viewed on their website: https://www.rcs.ac.uk/traditional-music-graded-exams/

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Scottish Music Graded Exams Accordion - Grade 5 (2014 - December 2023)

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Practical and Aural Musicianship, Quick Study and Technical Scale Requirements - Accordion Grade 5 (2014 – December 2023.)

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Amherst Two-Step

Lovely accordion composition by Alistair McCulloch


Archie Menzies

This is a very popular session tune often played by accordionists and other lead instruments.


Auld Robin Gray

Lovely accordion composition by Rev. William Leeves arranged by Moira Landels.


Calliope House

Very Popular jig at sessions and ceilidhs.


Captain Cameron's Volunteer March

This is a great march to play on the accordion.


Captain MacBean's Reel

Lovely accordion arrangement by Christine Martin.


Da Tushkar

Very popular tune to play at sessions and ceilidhs, written by Ronnie Cooper.