ABRSM Alto / Baritone Saxophone Grade 3 (2018-2021)

ABRSM LogoPlease use the links below to find the titles recommended in the ABRSM Exam Syllabus:

Grade 3 Scales and Sight-Reading
ABRSM Saxophone Scales & Arpeggios and Sight-Reading, Grades 1-5

Grade 3 Aurals
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grades 1-3 (book only)
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grades 1-3 (book and CD)
ABRSM Aural Training in Practice, Grades 1-3 (book and CD)

Grade 3 Pieces
One piece must be chosen from each of Lists A, B and C. Please note that the first three pieces in each list are found in the ABRSM Saxophone Exam Pieces books:

ABRSM Saxophone Exam Pack Grade 3 (includes the Grade 3 Scales and Sight-Reading in addition to the pieces)
ABRSM Saxophone Exam Pieces Grade 3 (pieces only)

List A
1 Delibes Flower Duet (from Lakmé), arr. Bullard
2 G. Farnaby Tower Hill, arr. Blackwell
3 attrib. Giordani Caro mio ben, arr. Sutton-Anderson
4 Byrd Lord Willobies Welcome Home, arr. Sparke: from Sounds Classical for Alto Saxophone (Anglo Music)
5 Grieg Morning (from Peer Gynt Suite), arr. Lanning: from The Classic Experience for Alto Saxophone (Cramer)
6 Jacob A Christmas Tune, arr. Denley: from Time Pieces for E♭ Saxophone, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
7 MacDowell To a Wild Rose, Op. 51 No. 1, arr. Buckland: from Time Travels for Saxophone (Astute Music, piano accomp. published separately)
8 Philip Sparke Waltz with Variations: from Skilful Solos for Alto Saxophone (Anglo Music)
9 Trad. English The Miller of the Dee or The trees they do grow so high, arr. Davies: from Folk Roots for Alto Saxophone (Anglo Music) (Boosey & Hawkes)
10 Vivaldi Cantabile (from Il Cordellino), arr. Harris & Calland: from First Repertoire for Alto Saxophone (Faber)

List B
1 Paul Harris Foxtrot
2 Alan Haughton Nocturne
3 Dixon & Henderson Bye Bye Blackbird, arr. Bennett
4 Coward My Horse has Cast a Shoe (from Pacific 1860), arr. Denley: from Time Pieces for Eb Saxophone, Vol. 1 (ABRSM)
5 Chris Gumbley Goalmouth Scramble: from Final Whistle! for E♭ Saxophone (Gumbles Publications)
6 Paul Harris Round the Bend!: from First Repertoire for Alto Saxophone (Faber)
7 Andrew Lloyd Webber The Music of the Night (from Phantom of the Opera), arr. Lawrance: from Winner Scores All for Saxophone (Brass Wind: book only, book with CD, piano accomp. published separately )
8 Andy Scott Castanet: from Time Travels for Saxophone, (Astute Music, piano accomp. published separately )
9 Philip Sparke Alladale Aria: from Skilful Solos for Alto Saxophone (Anglo Music)
10 Ros Stephen Roda de Choro: No. 11 from E♭ Saxophone Globetrotters (OUP)

List C
1 Alan Bullard Driving Sax
2 Soussmann Andante in B minor (from Practische Flötenschule, Op. 53)
3 Karen Street Phish and Chips
4 Lazarus Study in G: No. 22 from More Graded Studies for Saxophone, Book 1, (Faber)
5 Ian Morrison Swampy Blues: No. 13 from Blues for One, Vol. 1, (Warwick Music)
6 Mike Mower Out of Plaice: No. 7 from The Good-Tempered Saxophone, (Itchy Fingers Publications)
7 Mark Nightingale Of Mice and Keys: No. 12 from Jazz@Etudes for Saxophone, (Warwick Music)
8 James Rae Spinnaker Jig or Pot Luck: No. 9 or No. 13 from 36 More Modern Studies for Solo Saxophone, (Universal)
9 Graham Salter Skippy: from 35 Melodic Studies for Saxophone, (Emerson)
10. Karen Street Domain Reason: from Double Click!! for Solo Saxophone, (Gumbles Publications)

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