Born in Neath, South Wales, Anthony Randall graduated from the University of Wales, Cardiff with an Honours Music Degree. He was awarded a scholarship to study horn, conducting and composition at the Royal Academy of Music. There followed a distinguished career as a horn player with the major London orchestras and solo performances in London, Aldeburgh, Edinburgh and Lucerne. He has conducted the Royal Philharmonic, the National Philharmonic and the English Chamber Orchestras, the London Mozart Players and more than two hundred broadcasts for the BBC, some of which included his own compositions and arrangements. Recordings include Mozart's 21st piano concerto with pianist Earl Wild and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and, for the film 'Duet for One' Bruch's 1st Violin Concerto with Nigel Kennedy and the Sinfonia of London. From 1983 to 1996 he was Professor of Horn and Head of Brass at the London College of Music, and in 2001 retired from the Royal Military School of Music Kneller Hall where he was Professor of Horn for eleven years.
Trinity College London Grade 1 Exam Piece for Horn in F until the 31st December 2025
London College of Music Grade 1 Exam Piece for Horn in F until further notice
Supplied with both Horn in F and Tenor Horn in E Flat parts, this lovely horn solo, for a student is his/her first year, covers a minimal range with very simple rhythms. The composer has cleverly highlighted the horn part with an interesting and harmonically rich piano accompaniment encouraging the soloist to perform the piece. This work was a Guildhall School of Music and Drama grade 1 exam piece for Horn in F between 1996 and 2003, and was an Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) grade 1 exam piece for Horn in F between 1998 and 2012. The work has been a London College of Music exam piece since 1994 and a Trinity College London grade 1 exam piece since 2004.
Horn & Piano
Trinity College London Grade 2 Exam Piece for Horn in F until the 31st December 2025
London College of Music Grade 2 Exam Piece for Horn in F until further notice
Supplied with both Horn in F and Tenor Horn in E Flat parts, this is another piece for the beginner, this time introducing trumpet like rhythmic figures and different value tongued notes. Two more sharps are added and the range is extended. The piano provides the marching band with drum accompaniment. This work was an Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) grade 2 exam piece for Horn in F between 1998 and 2012. It has been a Trinity College London grade 2 exam piece for Horn in F since 1996 and has also been a London College of Music grade 2 exam piece since 1994.
Horn & Piano
Horn & Piano