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This site provides access to the audio content for ABRSM’s Initial Grade Exam Packs and Initial Grade Specimen Aural Tests.

Initial Grade Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass 2020–2023:

From this site you can download inspiring recordings of the nine pieces featured in each of the Initial Grade Bowed Strings Exam Packs, plus piano accompaniment tracks for use when practising. You will also be able to listen online with the option to switch the solo part on or off as required. When registering with the site you will be asked to give an access code and this can be located on the inside back cover of each book.

Initial Grade Specimen Aural Tests from 2020:

From this site you can download or listen online to audio recordings of all the tests in the Initial Grade Specimen Aural Tests book. These are delivered by an ABRSM examiner and include answers where appropriate – ideal for use in lessons or for pupil practice at home. When registering with the site you will be asked to give an access code and this can be located on page two of the book.

Once you have registered, you will have the option to add more books to your account if required.