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Step 2
All the required material for the exam is contained within Piano Handbook 2021–2024: Step 2 (LCM).

Component 1: Exercises                                                            (25 marks)

Performance from memory of a selection of the following scales:

  • C , G and D major; A harmonic minor: one octave, hands separately and together

Performance of any our of the following exercises:

  • Snakes and Ladders

  • Spiral Staircase

  • All Together Now!

  • Playground Pranks

  • Feeling a Little Sad

  • An Empty Desert

  • A Warm Sunny Day

  • Bang on the Drum

Component 2: List A Pieces                                                      (20 marks)

Performance of any two of the following:

  • Little Story

  • Melody in C

  • Smooth and Crunchy

  • Ghostly Goings-On

  • The Wheels on the Bus

  • The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Component 3: List B Pieces                                                      (40 marks)

Performance of any two of the following:

  • Secret Passage

  • M for Moonbeam

  • Honey Bee Boogie

  • If You’re Happy And You Know It

  • Under The Sea

  • Theme from Jupiter



Component 4: Discussion Questions                                        (15 marks)

Candidates should be able to recognise and identify the following in the music performed: staff, treble clef, barlines, time signature, pitch names, and note and rest types and values.

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