Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Saxophone 2013-2017
Grade:6

Three pieces are to be played, at least one from each group, to form a balanced programme. Instead of one item, candidates may offer their own composition.

Group A (accompanied)
Pieces 1-29 are for Alto/Baritone Saxophone in Eb
Pieces 30-53 are for Soprano/Tenor Saxophone in Bb

Group B (unaccompanied)
All pieces are for Saxophone in Eb/Bb

Group AAvailable In
1. Concerto in D minor, op. 9, no. 2, 1st movt: Allegro e non presto / 3rd movt: Allegro
Albinoni
2. Gipsy Songs [with quasi cadenza] (from The Light Touch book 2)
Balogh
3. Concerto for Alto Saxophone, 2nd movt: Romance
Binge
4. Intermezzo, no. 3 (minuetto) (from Les soli des l’Arlesienne)
Bizet
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5. Aria
Bozza
6. Travellin’ Light (from Café Europa)
Buckland
7. Chorinho Carinhoso (from John Harle Saxophone Album — To Baker Street and Bach)
Carpenter
8. Ronde (from Les contemporains écrivent vol. 2)
Cassiniere
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9. Arabesque no. 1 / Golliwogg’s Cake Walk (from Claude Debussy Saxophone Album)
Debussy
10. Barcarolle from Sylvia (from Saxophone Solos vol. 1 - Alto ed.)
Delibes
11. Alla Gitana
Dukas
12. Chanson de matin op. 15 no. 2 / Chanson de nuit op. 15 no. 1 (from An Elgar Saxophone Album)
Elgar
13. Il Cygnet
Elms
14. Kitty-Valse (from Gabriel Fauré Saxophone Album)
Fauré
15. Between a Rock and a Hard Place (from Unbeaten Tracks — Alto Saxophone)
Hampton
16. Sonata no. 6, op. 1/15, 1st movt: Adagio and 2nd movt: Allegro (Les classiques du saxophone no. 90)
Handel
17. Music of the Spheres
Harris, arr. Harris and Calland
18. Etude no. 5 / Etude no. 11 (from 15 études pour Saxophone alto et piano)
Koechlin
19. Valse des Lions (from Compositions for Alto Saxophone vol. 2)
Lyons
20. Any single movement from Petite Suite Latine
Naulais
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21. Vocalise (from John Harle Saxophone Album: 'To Baker Street and Bach')
Rachmaninoff
22. Piece en Forme de Habañera [Eb edition]
Ravel
23. Interactive (from The Light Touch book 2)
Rodgers
24. Six Studies in English Folk-Song, no. 5 + no. 6 / no. 4 + no. 6 [sep. piano accomp.]
Vaughan Williams
25. Sonnet no. 13 (from John Harle Saxophone Album: 'to Baker Street and Bach')
Westbrook & Biscoe
26. Sinfonia in Bb, 2nd movt: Andante and 3rd movt: Presto (from Klassische Saxophon-Soli)
J C Bach
27. Shadows
Cowan
28. Chanson de matin, op. 15 no. 2 / Chanson de nuit, op. 15 no. 1 (from An Elgar Saxophone Album)
Elgar
29. Il Cygnet
Elms
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30. Kitty-Valse (from Gabriel Fauré Saxophone Album)
Fauré
31. Arioso (from Saxophone Solos vol. 2 - Tenor Sax)
Fiocco
32. Pastorale and Bourrée
German
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33. Rondo Aragonesa (from Danza Espanola)
Granados
34. Sonata no. 1, 1st movt: Adagio and 2nd movt: Allegro (Les classiques du saxophone no. 113 - Tenor)
Handel
34. Contest Solo no. 4 for Soprano Sax [from bar 34, Allegro, to the end]
Harvey
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35. Palm Leaf Rag (from Elite Syncopations, Bethena & Palm Leaf Rag)
Joplin
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36. Melody in Search of a Musical / The Quick Brown Fox / Valse des Lions (from Compositions for Tenor Saxophone vol. 2)
Lyons
37. Sonatina for Soprano Saxophone & Piano op. 11, 2nd movt: Maestoso
Martin
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38. Tarantella (from Sonatina for Tenor Saxophone)
Rae
39. Piece en Forme de Habañera [Bb edition]
Ravel
40. Allegro Apassionata, op. 43 (from Solos for the Tenor Saxophone Player)
Saint-Saëns
41. Romance op. 94 no. 1 (from Solos for the Tenor Saxophone Player)
Schumann
42. Adagio and Rondo op. 63
Singelée
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43. Concerto in A minor, RV 461, 3rd movt: Allegro [for soprano saxophone, trans. Kynaston]
Vivaldi
Group BAvailable In
1. No. 16 (from Saxophone Studio)
Allen
2. Sarabande (from Suite Française) [Sarabande only, no Allegro]
Dubois
3. Study no. 65 / Study no. 66 (from Easy Classical Studies for Saxophone)
Gariboldi
4. The Young Ballerina (from Performance Studies for Saxophone)
Goorhuis
5. Study no. 33 (from 50 Études façiles et progressives vol. 2)
Lacour
6. Study no. 21 (from 24 Melodic Studies for Saxophone)
Lyons
7. Study no. 64 (from 80 Graded Studies for Saxophone book 2)
Mazas
8. No. 10: Django’s Tango / No. 14: Bag of Rags / No. 19: Forest Lament
Mower
9. Staccato Prelude, no. 4 (from 12 Modern Etudes for Solo Saxophone)
Rae
10. Emerald Engine, no. 6 (from Saxophone Solos book 1)
Redpath
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11. Study no. 6, Sax Scorcher (from Sax Scorchers)
Ross
12. Spic & Spanish / Like it or Not? (from Street Beats)
Street
13. Ajna (from The Seven Chakra for Solo Saxophone)
Wilson
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