Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Saxophone 2013-2017
Grade:8

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. Rhapsody in Waltz Time
Agay
2. Sonata in G minor, BWV 1020, 2nd movt: Adagio and 3rd movt: Allegro
J S Bach
3. Presto [from bar 52] (from Arioso & Presto)
Barnes
4. Sonata, 1st movt and 2nd movt
Bedard
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5. Pulcinella
Bozza
6. La plus que lente (from Claude Debussy Saxophone Album)
Debussy
7. Serenade op. 33
Demersseman
8. Jeux de Vagues
Demillac
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9. any three dances from Cinq danses exotiques
Françaix
10. Ballade and Ronde (from Six pieces musicales d’études)
Gallois- Montbrun
11. Sarabande et Allegro
Grovlez
12. Concertante [complete]
Grundman
13. Concertino [complete] [Eb version]
Guilhaud
14. Blues Concerto for Alto Sax, 1st movt: Allegro [with cadenza. Last two notes may be played an octave lower] or 3rd movt: Allegro con brio
Holcombe
15. Etude no. 9 / Etude no. 15 (from 15 études pour Saxophone alto et piano)
Koechlin
16. Braziliera (from Scaramouche for Alto Saxophone)
Milhaud
17. Sonata for Alto Saxophone & Piano, 1st movt: Drammatico / 3rd movt: With vigor
Nelson
18. Elegy, no. 2 and Alla Burlesca, no. 3 (from Three Pieces op. 22)
Richardson
19. Hot-Sonate for Alto Saxophone, 1st and 2nd movts
Schulhoff
20. Sonatine Sportive, 2nd movt: Mi-temps and 3rd movt: Course
Tcherepnin
21. Introduction et Danse
Tomasi
22. Schwarzer Tänzer
Wood
23. Harlequin for Soprano Saxophone
Addison
24. Sonata in G minor, BWV 1020, 2nd movt: Adagio and 3rd movt: Allegro
J S Bach
25. Sonata no. 1, 1st movt: Andante moderato
Bonnard
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26. Aria (from Aria and Finale)
Carmichael
27. Of Spain
Cowles
28. Concerto, 1st movt: Allegro
Fiocco/Bazelaire
29. Keplus à Antioche, 1st movt and 2nd movt
Fischer
30. Diversions for Tenor Sax & Orchestra, 3rd movt: Rags & Waltzes / 5th movt: Quicksteps & Trios
Gould
31. First Concertino
Guilhaud
32. Andante & Allegro
Handel
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33. Out of the Cool for Soprano Sax and Piano
Heath
34. Bethena (from Elite Syncopations, Bethena & Palm Leaf Rag)
Joplin
35. Concerto in C minor, 1st and 2nd movts or 2nd and 3rd movts
Marcello
36. Ballade (1940) for Tenor Saxophon
Martin
37. Andante and Rondo from Saxophone Solos vol. 2 (Tenor)
Millars
38. Elegy and Fugue
Morland
39. Night club 1960 (from Histoire du Tango for Soprano Saxophone) [last note may be played an octave lower]
Piazzolla
40. Solo de Concert op. 83
Singelèe
41. Sonata no. 1, Hall of Mirrors, 2nd movt: The Looking Glass
Smith
42. Sonata op. 56, 2nd movt: Andante and 3rd movt: Fast
Tuthill
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43. Fantasia for Saxophone, 1st movt: anim
Villa-Lobos
44. Schwarzer Tänzer
Wood
45. Solo de Concruso
Yuste
Group BAvailable In
1. Syrinx
Debussy
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2. Gigue, no. 16 (from Suite Française)
Dubois
3. Study no. 18, Set Piece (from Sax Scorchers)
Horch
4. Monolog (from Tre Pezzi, op. 81e)
Hummel
5. Study no. 48 and Study no. 49 (from 50 Études façiles et progressives vol. 2)
Lacour
6. no. 3 or 4 or 8 from 32 études pour hautbois ou saxophon
Loyon
7. Rhapsody in Waltz time (from New Concert Studies for Saxophone)
Mashima
8. No. 33: A Recurring Theme (8) or No. 38: Hectic Beatnik
Mower
9. Grand Etude, no. 12 or If Only…, no. 7 (from 12 Modern Etudes for Solo Saxophone)
Rae
10. No. 35: Duckin’ and Divin’
Rae
11. Study no. 15, See-Saw (from Sax Scorchers)
Tweed
12. I Sleep at Waking
I Wilson
13. Sahasrara (from The Seven Chakra for Solo Saxophone)
J Wilson
14. Study no. 19, Balletico (from Sax Scorchers)
Wood
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