RCM Piano Repertoire – Full List of Pieces

The complete list of RCM Piano Repertoire pieces students can choose from to prepare for their RCM examinations.

Source: RCM Celebration Series books, 2015 Edition (latest edition)

Level 1 Piano Repertoire

LIST A: BAROQUE AND CLASSICAL REPERTOIRE

PIECE

COMPOSER

PAGE

German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22, no. 2

Franz Joseph Haydn

4

Pyrenese Melody

Muzio Clementi

5

Minuet in A Minor

Johann Krieger

6

Allegro in B flat Major, K 3

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

7

Burlesque in G Major

Anonymous

8

The Ballet

Daniel Gottlob Turk

9

Minuet in F Major, K 2

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

10

Ecossaise in E flat Major, WoO 86

Ludwig van Beethoven

11

Andante in G Minor

Georg Philipp Telemann

12

Aira in F Major, BWV Anh. 131

Johann Christian Bach

13

LIST B: ROMANTIC, 20TH, AND 21ST CENTURY REPERTOIRE

Waltz, op. 39, no. 13

Dmitri Kabalevsky

14

A Little Piece, op. 6, no. 2

Alexander Gedike

15

Early One Morning

Traditional English song,
arr. Frederick Silvester

16

Dance of the Martians

Mike Schoenmehl

17

Mist

Clifford Poole

18

Spring Light

Stephen Chatman

19

Robots

Anne Crosby Gaudet

20

Climb up on an Elephant
(Monte sur un elephant)

French Canadian folk song, arr. Nancy Telfer

21

Bears

Linda Niamath

22

Lost

Elissa Milne

23

Red Satin Jazz

Martha Mier

24

Toy Soldiers March, op. 108, no. 8

Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee

26

Song of the Dark Woods

Elie Siegmeister

27

Dream Journey

Christine Donkin

28

Mountain Melody

Norman Dello Joio

29

Blinky the Robot

David Carr Glover

30

Angelfish

Anne Crosby Gaudet

32

A Starry Night

Italo Taranta

34

LIST C: INVENTIONS

Frere Jacques Stands on His Head

Clifford Poole

35

Cranky Cat

Teresa Richert

36

Teapot Invention

Andrew Markow

37

Canon

Carleton Elliott

38

Young Ludwig Exploring

Forrest Kinney

38

Swirling Leaves

Gordon A. McKinnon

39

The Snake

Renee Christopher

40

Level 2 Piano Repertoire

LIST A: BAROQUE AND CLASSICAL REPERTOIRE

Allegretto in C Major

Christian Gottlob Neefe

4

Impertinence, HWV 494

George Frideric Handel

5

Menuet en rondeau

Jean-Philippe Rameau

6

Gavotte in A Major

Daniel Gottlob Turk

7

Menuetto in C Major

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

8

Air in D Minor, ZT 676

Henry Purcell

9

German Dance in B flat Major, Hob. IX:22, no. 5

Franz Joseph Haydn

10

Ecossaise in G Major, WoO 23

Ludwig van Beethoven

11

LIST B: ROMANTIC, 20TH, AND 21ST CENTURY REPERTOIRE

Soldier’s March, op. 68, no. 2

Robert Schumann

12

On a Quiet Lake

William Gillock

13

Fanfare, op. 60, no. 8

Vincent Persichetti

14

A Little Song, op. 27, no. 2

Dmitri Kabalevsky

15

Atacama Desert

Wynn-Anne Rossi

16

Half Asleep

Christopher Norton

18

Prelude

Octavio Pinto

20

Little Red Wagon

Teresa Richert

21

Quiet Lagoon

Jon George

22

The Silent Moon

Nancy Telfer

24

Little Piece No. 3

Marko Tajcevic

26

I Spy

Melody Bober

28

Turkish Bazaar

Mark Mrozinski

30

The Sparkling Brook

Margaret Goldston

32

Periwinkle Twinkle

Anne Crosby Gaudet

34

The Waltz That Floated Away

David L. McIntyre

35

LIST C: INVENTIONS

Invention in C Major

Renee Christopher

36

Invention in A Minor

Frederick Silvester

36

Canon

Cornelius Gurlitt

37

Jazz Invention No. 2

Pierre Gallant

37

Courageous Cat

Teresa Richert

38

Canon in F Major, op. 14, no. 95

Konrad Max Kunz

39

Little Dance in Canon Form

Bela Bartok

40

Level 3 Piano Repertoire

LIST A: BAROQUE

Harlequinade

Johann Ludwig Krebs

4

Musette in D Major, BWV Anh. 126

attr. Johann Sebastian Bach

5

Menuet in E flat Major

Johann Mattheson

6

Polonaise in G Minor, BWV Anh. 119

attr. Johann Sebastian Bach

7

Gavotte in G Major, HWV 491

George Frideric Handel

8

Gigue a l’Angloise

Georg Philipp Telemann

9

LIST B: CLASSICAL AND CLASSICAL-STYLE REPERTOIRE

Sonatina in C Major, op. 36, no. 1
   1st Movement
   2nd Movement
   3rd Movement

Muzio Clementi

 

10

Sonatina in A Minor, op. 94, no. 4
   1st Movement

Albert Biehl

16

Sonatina in G Major
   1st Movement

Thomas Attwood

18

Sonatina in F Major, op. 257, no. 2
   4th Movement: Finale

Theodore Lack

20

LIST C: ROMANTIC, 20TH, AND 21ST CENTURY REPERTOIRE

The Song of Twilight

Yoshinao Nakada

22

Arctic Voices

Susan Griesdale

23

Variations on a Russian Folksong

Isaak Berkovich

24

Holiday Parade

Rhonda Bennett

26

A Little Piece, op. 6, no. 11

Alexander Gedike

28

Clowns, op. 39, no. 20

Dmitri Kabalevsky

29

Allegro moderato

Bela Bartok

30

Wild Mignonette, op. 205, no. 1

Cornelius Gurlitt

31

Funny Puppy

Anne Crosby Gaudet

32

Morning Prayer, op. 39, no. 1

Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky

34

Picnic 1920

Mike Schoenmehl

35

Interlude

Martha Mier

36

Zinc Pink

Dennis Alexander

38

Summer Drought

Janet Gieck

40

Level 4 Piano Repertoire

LIST A: BAROQUE REPERTOIRE

March in D Major, BWV Anh. 122

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

4

Rigadoon in A Minor

William Babell

5

Air in B flat Major, HWV 471

George Frideric Handel

6

Aria

Domenico Scarlatti

7

Minuet in G Major, BWV Anh. 116

attr. Johann Sebastian Bach

8

Menuet in D Minor

Johann Heinrich Buttstett

10

LIST B: CLASSICAL AND CLASSICAL-STYLE REPERTOIRE

Sonatina in C Major, op. 34, no. 1
   2nd Movement: Rondo

Johann Anton Andre

11

Sonatina in G Major, op. 36, no. 2
   3rd Movement

Muzio Clementi

12

Sonatina in B flat Major, op. 12, no. 5
   1st Movement

James Hook

15

Sonatina in F Major, op. 168, no. 1
   1st Movement

Anton Diabelli

16

German Dance in E flat Major, WoO 13, no. 9

Ludwig van Beethoven

18

LIST C: ROMANTIC, 20TH, AND 21ST CENTURY REPERTOIRE

Old French Song, op. 39, no. 16

Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky

19

The Happy Farmer, op. 68, no. 10

Robert Schumann

20

Dance

Bela Bartok

21

A Sad Story, op. 27, no. 6

Dmitri Kabalevsky

22

After the Rain

Joanne Bender

23

Reflections

Dennis Alexander

24

Positively Swinging

Christopher Norton

26

Jazzberry Jump

Stephen Chatman

28

Creole Lullaby

Italo Taranta

30

Dreamcatcher

Anne Crosby Gaudet

31

Squirrels at Play

Boris Berlin

32

Chatter

Emma Lou Diemer

34

Foggy Day Blues

Mike Springer

36

Ballerina Doll

Diane Chouinard

38

When the Planets Are Aligned

Nancy Telfer

40

Level 5 Piano Repertoire

LIST A: BAROQUE REPERTOIRE

Fantasia in C Major

Georg Philipp Telemann

4

Menuet in E Major

Johann Sebastian Bach

6

Sonata in D Major, K 34

Domenico Scarlatti

7

Scherzo in C Major

Johann Ludwig Krebs

8

Boree in B flat Major

Richard Jones

10

Menuet in G Minor, BWV 842

Johann Sebastian Bach

11

LIST B: CLASSICAL AND CLASSICAL-STYLE REPERTOIRE

Sonatina in F Major, Anh. 5, no. 2
   1st Movement
   2nd Movement: Rondo

Ludwig van Beethoven

 

12

Sonatina in C Major, op. 36, no. 3
   3rd Movement

Muzio Clementi

17

Sonatina in A Minor, op. 214, no. 4
   1st Movement
   2nd Movement
   3rd Movement

Cornelius Curlitt

20

Sonatina in G Major
   3rd Movement

Jean Theodore Latour

25

Romance in G Major, op. 52, no. 4

Johann Nepomuk Hummel

28

LIST C: ROMANTIC, 20TH, AND 21ST CENTURY REPERTOIRE

Siciliano, op. 68, no. 11

Robert Schumann

30

No Worries

Elissa Milne

32

Sunset in Rio

Mike Springer

34

You and I

Tom Gerou

36

March of the Tin Soldiers, op. 25, no. 1

Genari Karganov

38

Dedication, op. 1, no. 1

Enrique Granados

40

Melancholy Reflections

Mike Schoenmehl

41

Scamp

Christopher Norton

42

A Slow Waltz, op. 39, no. 23

Dmitri Kabalevsky

43

Blue Mood

William Gillock

44

When Rivers Flowed on Mars

Nancy Telfer

46

Teasing Song

Bela Bartok

48

Level 6 Piano Repertoire

LIST A: BAROQUE REPERTOIRE

Prelude in C Minor, BWV 999

Johann Sebastian Bach

4

Les carillons

Johann Philipp Kirnberger

6

Aria in G Major

Georg Philipp Telemann

8

Little Prelude in E Minor, BWV 941

Johann Sebastian Bach

9

Sarabande in D Minor

George Frideric Handel

10

Bulesca in D Major

Johann Ludwig Krebs

12

Sonata in A Major, K 83b

Domenico Scarlatti

14

LIST B: CLASSICAL AND CLASSICAL-STYLE REPERTOIRE

As Swift as a Deer

Daniel Gottlob Turk

15

Sonatina in A Minor

Georg Anton Benda

16

Sonatina in D Major, op. 12, no. 1
   1st Movement

James Hook

18

Sonatina in G Major, op. 55, no. 2
   1st Movement

Friedrich Kuhlau

20

Rondo in C Major

Jacob Schmitt

22

Sonatina in F Major, op. 168, no. 1
   3rd Movement: Rondo

Anton Diabelli

24

Sonatina in G Major, op. 19/20, no. 1
   1st Movement
   2nd Movement: Rondo

Jan Ladislav Dussek

26

LIST C: ROMANTIC, 20TH, AND 21ST CENTURY REPERTOIRE

Sentimental Waltz, op. 50, no. 13

Franz Schubert

30

Mignon, op. 68, no. 35

Robert Schumann

32

Prelude in C Minor

Charles Gounod

34

On the Lake, op. 77, no. 12

Heinrich Hofmann

36

Song of the Cavalry, op. 27, no. 29

Dmitri Kabalevsky

38

Gentle Breeze

Joanne Bender

40

Happy Time Jazz

Martha Mier

42

Spanish, op. 55, no. 5

Agathe Backer-Grondahl

44

Winter’s Northern Scene

Jean Coulthard

47

Zigzag

Dennis Alexander

48

Secrets, op. 25, no. 5

Amy Beach

50

Prelude No. 2

Srul Irving Glick

52

Kangaroo, op. 2, no. 1

George Fiala

54

Douglas Firs

Stephen Chatman

56

Level 7 Piano Repertoire

LIST A: BAROQUE REPERTOIRE

Invention No. 8 in F Major, BWV 779

Johann Sebastian Bach

4

Allegro in G Major

George Frideric Handel

6

Bouree in F Major

Georg Philipp Telemann

8

Allegro in B flat Major

Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas

10

Passepied in D Major

Johann Philipp Kirnberger

11

Polonaise in E Major

Johann Sebastian Bach

12

Sonata in C Major, op. 1, no. 2
   2nd Movement

Giovanni Benedetto Platti

13

LIST B: CLASSICAL AND CLASSICAL-STYLE REPERTOIRE

Sonatina in D Major, op. 36, no. 6
   1st Movement

Muzio Clementi

16

Sonata in G Major, Hob. XVI/G1
   3rd Movement: Finale

Franz Joseph Haydn

22

Fur Elise, WoO 59

Ludwig van Beethoven

24

Sonatina in C Major, op. 88, no. 1
   1st Movement

Friedrich Kuhlau

27

Viennese Sonatina in A Major
   1st Movement

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

30

Sonatina in B flat Major, op. 168, no. 4
   1st Movement

Anton Diabelli

32

LIST C: ROMANTIC, 20TH, AND 21ST CENTURY REPERTOIRE

Winter Solstice Song

Bela Bartok

35

Consolation, op. 30, no. 3

Felix Mendelssohn

38

Polonaise in G Minor, op. posth., B 1

Frederic Chopin

40

Le cavalier sans-souci (The Carefree Knight)

Jacques Ibert

42

Solitary Traveler, op. 43, no. 2

Edvard Grieg

44

Rondo-Toccata, op. 60, no. 4

Dmitri Kabalevsky

46

Moonlight Mood

William Gillock

49

Fantasy Bossa

Christopher Norton

50

Pajaro triste (Sad Bird)

Federico Mompou

52

Peace Country Hoedown

Christine Donkin

54

Waltz

Viktor Kosenko

56

Rock Zone

Robert D. Vandall

58

Nocturne

Clifford Poole

60

Tickled Pink

David L. McIntyre

62

Level 8 Piano Repertoire

LIST A: BAROQUE REPERTOIRE

Gigue in D Major

Johann Ludwig Krebs

4

Little Prelude in E Major, BWV 937

Johann Sebastian Bach

6

Invention No. 10 in G Major, BWV 781

Johann Sebastian Bach

8

Menuet and Trio in B Minor

Johann Sebastian Bach

10

Solfeggio in C Minor, Wq 117/2, H 220

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

12

Sonata in D Major, op. 1, no. 4

Baldassare Galuppi

14

LIST B: CLASSICAL REPERTOIRE

Sonata in D Major, op. 12, no. 3
   1st Movement

Samuel Arnold

15

Six Variations on a Swiss Folk Song, WoO 64

Ludwig van Beethoven

18

Sonata in E flat Major, op. 19/20, no. 6
   1st Movement

Jan Ladislav Dissek

22

Rondo in C Major, op. 52, no. 6

Johann Nepomuk Hummel

26

Sonata in A Major, op. 59, no. 1
   1st Movement

Friedrich Kuhlau

30

LIST C: ROMANTIC REPERTOIRE

Lieb’ Schwesterlein (Dear Little Sister), op. 32, no. 14

Robert Fuchs

35

Souvenir, op. 10, no. 1

Genari Karganov

36

Reiterstuck (Horseman), op. 68, no. 23

Robert Schumann

38

Mazurka in A Minor, op. 7, no. 2

Frederic Chopin

40

Andante sostenuto, op. 72, no. 2

Felix Mendelssohn

42

With Sweet Lavender, op. 62, no. 4

Edward MacDowell

44

Scherzo in B flat Major, D 593, no. 1

Franz Schubert

46

LIST D: POST-ROMANTIC, 20TH, AND 21ST CENTURY REPERTOIRE

Fiesta, op. 52, no. 7

Joaquin Turina

49

Swineherd’s Dance

Bela Bartok

52

Page d’album (Album Leaf)

Claude Debussy

56

In Evening Air

Aaron Copland

57

La mendiga (The Beggar Woman), op. 1, no. 2

Enrique Granados

60

Three in Blue No. 1

Ann Southam

62

Rings of Saturn

Alexina Louie

64

Jazz Suite No. 2
   3rd Movement

Glenda Austin

66

Shooting Stars in Summer

Naoko Ikeda

69

Jazz Exercise No. 2

Oscar Peterson

72

Far Away Friend

Mike Springer

74

Sneaky

Stephen Chatman

76

Seven of Hearts

Kevin Olson

78

Level 9 Piano Repertoire

LIST A: BAROQUE REPERTOIRE

Sinfonia No. 4 in D Minor, BWV 790

Johann Sebastian Bach

4

Sinfonia No. 10 in G Major, BWV 796

Johann Sebastian Bach

6

L’Egyptienne

Jean-Philippe Rameau

8

Allemande in E Minor

George Frideric Handel

12

Sonata in E Major, K 380

Domenico Scarlatti

14

Sonata in A Major, K 209

Domenico Scarlatti

18

Prelude and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 847

Johann Sebastian Bach

23

LIST B: CLASSICAL REPERTOIRE

Sonata in B Minor, Wq 62/22, H 132
   1st Movement

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

28

Sonata in A Major, Hob. XVI: 12
   1st Movement
   2nd Movement: Minuet and Trio
   3rd Movement: Finale

Franz Joseph Haydn

 

31

Sonata in G Major, K 283 (189h)
   1st Movement
   2nd Movement
   3rd Movement

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

38

Six Easy Variations on an Original Theme, WoO 77

Ludwig van Beethoven

52

Sonata in C Major, WoO 51
   1st Movement

Ludwig van Beethoven

58

LIST C: ROMANTIC REPERTOIRE

Waltz in A flat Major, op. 64, no. 3

Frederic Chopin

63

Butterfly, op. 43, no. 1

Edvard Grieg

68

October (Autumn Song), op. 37b, no. 10

Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky

72

Variations on a Russian Folk Song (Among the Gentle Valleys)

Mikhail Glinka

76

Nocturne in G Minor, op. 37, no. 1

Frederic Chopin

80

Scotch Poem, op. 31, no. 2

Edward MacDowell

84

Song without Words, op. 30, no. 1

Felix Mendelssohn

87

Moment musical, op. 94, no. 3

Franz Schubert

90

Toccatina in B flat Major

Bedrich Smetana

92

LIST D: POST-ROMANTIC, 20TH, AND 21ST CENTURY REPERTOIRE

Salta, salta (Hobby-horse)

Octavio Pinto

96

Deserted Plantation

William Gillock

98

Decadent Sentimental Song

Miguel Manzano

100

Ocean Vista

Ruth Watson Henderson

103

Golliwogg’s Cake-walk

Claude Debussy

106

Changes

Alexina Louie

111

O Polichinela (Punch)

Heitor Villa-Lobos

114

Reverie in F Minor

Dennis Alexander

118

El viaje (The Journey)

Astor Piazzolla

121

Over the Rainbow

Harold Arlen, arr. George Shearing

124

Monarchs

Martha Hill Duncan

126

Carnivalse

Chilly Gonzales

130

Level 10 Piano Repertoire

LIST A: BAROQUE REPERTOIRE

Prelude and Fugue in B flat Major, BWV 866

Johann Sebastian Bach

4

Prelude and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 851

Johann Sebastian Bach

8

French Suite No. 6 in E Major, BWV 817
   1st Movement: Allemande
   8th Movement: Gigue

Johann Sebastian Bach

12

Fantasia in C Minor

Johann Sebastian Bach

16

LIST B: CLASSICAL REPERTOIRE

Sonata in G Minor, Hob. XVI:44 (complete)

Franz Joseph Haydn

20

Sonata in F Minor, op. 2, no. 1 (complete)

Ludwig van Beethoven

30

Rondo in D Major, K 485

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

48

LIST C: ROMANTIC REPERTOIRE

Impromptu in A flat Major, op. 90, D 899, no. 4

Franz Schubert

55

Vogel als Prophet, op. 82, no. 7

Robert Schumann

62

Intermezzo in B flat Minor, op. 117, no. 2

Johannes Brahms

65

Nocturne in E Minor, op. posth. 72, no. 1

Frederic Chopin

70

Polonaise in A Major, op. 40, no. 1

Frederic Chopin

74

Spinning Song, op. 67, no. 4

Felix Mendelssohn

80

Consolation No. 3

Franz Liszt

86

LIST D: POST-ROMANTIC, IMPRESSIONIST, & EARLY 20TH CENTURY REPERTOIRE

Twenty-four Preludes, op. 11
   Prelude No. 4
   Prelude No. 6

Alexander Scriabin

 

90

Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum

Claude Debussy

94

Barcarolle No. 4 in A flat Major, op. 44

Gabriel Faure

99

Cordoba, op. 232, no. 4

Isaac Albeniz

105

The Sea, op. 17, no. 12

Selim Palmgren

112

Prelude in G flat Major, op. 23, no. 10

Sergei Rachmaninoff

116

LIST E: 20TH AND 21ST CENTURY REPERTOIRE

Prelude in C Major, op. 12, no. 7

Sergei Prokofiev

119

Romanian Folk Dances, Sz. 56 (complete)

Bela Bartok

124

Six Variations on “Land of the Silver Birch”

Pierre Gallant

132

Old Adam (Two-Step)

William Bolcom

138

The River

Martha Hill Duncan

142

“V” (Valse chromatique)

Sophie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte

145

Cassandra’s Dream

James Domine

150

Cancion y danza VI

Federico Mompou

153

Mist

Court Stone

156

Dance (Juba)

R. Nathaniel Dett

160

Nocturne

Stephen Chatman

164

Toccata

David L. McIntyre

166