Scale & Arpeggio downloads

Scales and arpeggios are essential to progressing on any instrument and make up an important part of some examinations too. Below you will find simple resources to aid the learning of these exercises for trombone, bass trombone, trumpet/Bb brass, baritone/euphonium and horn.

As well as some stand-alone content, there are guides to the graded ABRSM syllabus, which feature all of the information you will need to prepare for each examination. Early grades offer a variety of minor scale options, so please choose your preferred version carefully.

PLEASE NOTE some of the following materials are now associated with previous ABRSM requirements and need to be updated. In the meantime, I will leave the materials below accessible as they remain a good tool for learning.

Each of the following links are to PDF copies – these should be easy to download and print but do get in touch if you have any trouble. 

General Exercises

ABRSM Scales & Arpeggios

Trombone (bass clef)

Grades 6 – 8 (both minor forms)

* Major and minor scale requirements are the same for Trombone Grade 7 & 8, with just a variation in speed. The rest of the requirements are provided separately, so please make sure you download BOTH parts for each grade.

Bass Trombone

Grades 6 – 8 only

Trumpet/Bb Brass (treble clef)

Suitable for Trumpet, Bb Cornet, Flugelhorn, Euphonium and Baritone.

Natural Minors

Grades 6-8 (both minor forms)

Baritone/Euphonium (bass clef)

Natural Minors

Grades 6-8 (both minor forms)


Natural Minors

Grade 6 (both minors)

Have you found these guides useful? Please let me know what you think.


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