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Syllabus:Saxophone (Soprano/Tenor) 2014–2017

Important information:
Please note that the information listed below does not contain complete syllabus details. Therefore, when planning an exam entry, it is important to refer to the current syllabus and the Exam Information & Regulations.

Pieces (select one from each list)

List AAvailable In
1. Andante and Allegro: 3rd and 4th movts from Sonata da Gamba (No. 2 in D, BWV 1028), for tenor saxophone
J. S. Bach
2. Adagio and Allegro: 2nd and 3rd movts from Sonata in G minor, BWV 1020
J. S. Bach
3. Premier Solo (Andante et Boléro) for tenor saxophone
4. Allègre: 1st movt from Concerto for tenor saxophone
5. First Concertino for tenor saxophone
6. Allegro moderato and Adagio, or Adagio and Allegro: 1st and 2nd movts, or 2nd and 3rd movts from Concerto in C minor for soprano saxophone
B. Marcello
7. Concerto for tenor saxophone, Op. 57
8. Fantaisie pastorale for tenor saxophone, Op. 56
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9. Andante and Fast: 2nd and 3rd movts from Sonata for tenor saxophone, Op. 56
Burnet Tuthill
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List BAvailable In
1. Workout for tenor or soprano saxophone
Alan Bullard
2. Of Spain for tenor saxophone
Colin Cowles
3. Northampton and Attleborough: 3rd and 5th movts from Albion Dances for tenor saxophone
Martin Ellerby
4. Cygncopations for alto or tenor saxophone
Roderick Elms
5. Recitatives and Prelude, or Rags and Waltzes, or Quicksteps and Trios: 1st or 3rd or 5th movt from Diversions for tenor saxophone
Morton Gould
6. Kalamatianos and Funky: from Suite hellénique
Pedro Iturralde
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7. Night-club 1960: from Histoire du Tango for soprano saxophone
8. Barcarolle and Toccata: 2nd and 3rd movts from Sonatina for soprano saxophone
James Rae
9. Animé: 1st movt from Fantasia for soprano or tenor saxophone
10. Schwarzer Tänzer for saxophone
Nigel Wood
List CAvailable In
1. Allegretto (scherzando): 3rd movt from Sonatina for solo saxophone
Chris Allen
2. Menuet 1, Menuet 2 and Gigue: from Suite No. 1 for solo saxophone
J. S. Bach
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3. Abstraction
Rob Buckland
4. Wandering Sax or Sax Polonaise: No. 59 or No. 60 from Sixty for Sax
Alan Bullard
5. Tango: No. 14 from 17 Études dansantes for solo saxophone
P. M. Dubois
6. Jim and Pam and Pam and Jim for solo instrument
Graham Fitkin
7. Study in E
8. Devil's Brew: No. 36 from 36 More Modern Studies for Solo Saxophone
James Rae
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales & Arpeggios
2. Sight Reading Tests
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3. Preparation for the Aural Tests