ABRSM Alto / Baritone Saxophone Grade 5 (2018-2021)

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

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

Grade 5 Aurals
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grades 4-5 (book only)
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grades 4-5 (book and CD)
ABRSM Aural Training in Practice, Grades 4-5 (book and CD)

Grade 5 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 5 (includes the Grade 5 Scales and Sight-Reading in addition to the pieces)
ABRSM Saxophone Exam Pieces Grade 5 (pieces only)

List A
1 Alain Crépin Céline Mandarine
2 Handel La Paix and La Réjouissance (3rd and 4th movts from Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351), arr. Bullard
3 Fauré Après un rêve (No. 1 from Trois mélodies, Op. 7), arr. Blackwell
4 J.S. Bach Sinfonia (from Cantata No. 156), arr. Denley: from Time Pieces for E♭ Saxophone, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
5 Dvorak In a Ring! or Grandpa Dances with Grandma (No. 1 or No. 2 from Two Little Pearls), arr. Denley: from Time Pieces for E♭ Saxophone, Vol. 2 (ABRSM)
6 Beethoven Romanze (from Sonatina No. 1), arr. Sparke: from Sounds Classical for Alto Saxophone (Anglo Music)
7 Mozart Adagio, K. Anh. 94, K. 580a, arr. Sparke: from Sounds Classical for Alto Saxophone (Anglo Music)
8 Bizet Chanson bohème (from Carmen), arr. Lanning: from The Classic Experience for Alto Saxophone (Cramer)
9 Glinka Danse, arr. Ivanov: from Six pièces russes, Vol. 1, for Alto Saxophone (Lemoine)
10 Tchaikovsky Waltz (from The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66), arr. Lanning: from Classic Experience Encores for Alto Saxophone (Cramer)

List B
1 Jim Parker Bright Young Things
2 H. Mancini The Pink Panther, arr. Iles
3 Richard Kershaw Tango Till You Drop!
4 Appermont Hymn & Dance (Beriato Music)
5 Jozsef Balogh Palotás and Friss: from The Light Touch for Alto Saxophone, Book 1 (Stainer & Bell)
6 Ned Bennett An Urge to Splurge: from The Jazz Sax Collection for Alto or Baritone Saxophone (Faber)
7 Gershwin But Not for Me, arr. Bennett: from The Jazz Sax Collection for Alto or Baritone Saxophone (Faber)
8 Chris Gumbley Extra Time: from Final Whistle! for E♭ Saxophone (Gumbles Publications)
9 Christopher Norton Turkey in the Straw: No. 1 from The Christopher Norton Concert Collection for Alto Saxophone (Boosey & Hawkes)
10 Ros Stephen Transylvanian Stick Dance: No. 12 from E♭ Saxophone Globetrotters (OUP)

List C
1 Alan Bullard Saxophone Stomp
2 Rossini Aria (from Il barbiere di Siviglia), arr. Lewin
3 Karen Street Paradise Ballroom (from Streetworks)
4 Blémant Study in G: No. 41 from More Graded Studies for Saxophone, Book 1, (Faber)
5 Ferling Study in A minor: No. 42 from More Graded Studies for Saxophone, Book 1, (Faber)
6 Alan Bullard Samba Sax: No. 41 from Sixty for Sax, (ABRSM)
7 Chris Gumbley Icon See Clearly Now: from Double Click!! for Solo Saxophone, (Gumbles Publications)
8 Mike Mower Small Town Swing or Bucolic Bounce: No. 15 or No. 17 from The Good-Tempered Saxophone, (Itchy Fingers Publications)
9 James Rae One O’clock Shuffle or Beth’s Bossa: No. 21 or No. 25 from 36 More Modern Studies for Solo Saxophone, (Universal)
10 Jeffery Wilson Pres: No. 1 from Jazz Paraphrase for Saxophone, (Camden Music)

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