ABRSM Alto / Baritone Saxophone Grade 6 (2018-2021)

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

Grade 6 Scales
ABRSM Saxophone Scales Grades 6-8

Grade 6 Sight-reading
ABRSM Saxophone Specimen Sight-Reading, Grades 6-8

Grade 6 Aurals
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 6 (book only)
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 6 (book and CD)
ABRSM Aural Training in Practice, Grades 6-8 (book and CD)

Grade 6 Pieces
One piece must be chosen from each of Lists A, B and C:

List A
1 Damase Vacances, for Alto Saxophone (Billaudot)
2 Guilhaud Andante religieux: from Trois Pièces, for Alto or Baritone Saxophone, arr. Strevens, (Samek Music)
3 Handel Largo and Allegro (3rd and 4th movts from Sonata No. 3 for Alto Saxophone), trans. Rascher, (Hal Leonard–Faber)
4 Dirko Juchem Moderato or Rondo (1st or 3rd movt from Petite Suite, for Alto Saxophone (Schott)
5 Kalinnikov Chanson triste, arr. Ivanov: from Six pièces russes, Vol. 1, for Alto Saxophone (Lemoine)
6 Koechlin Pour la douceur des attaques (from 15 études, Op. 188): No. 4 from Koechlin: Études, for Alto Saxophone (Billadot) or No. 9 from Koechlin: 15 études, Op. 188, for Alto Saxophone (Billaudot)
7 Lantier Sicilienne, for Alto Saxophone (Leduc)
8 Massenet Meditation (from Thaïs), arr. Lanning: from The Classic Experience for Alto Saxophone (Cramer)
9 Saint-Saëns Andantino (1st movt from Sonata, Op. 166), trans. Rainford (Forton Music)
10 Philip Sparke Little Overture: No. 1 from Super Solos for Alto Saxophone (Anglo Music)

List B
1 Ned Bennett Lamplight: from The Jazz Sax Collection for Alto or Baritone Saxophone (Faber)
2 Binge Romance: 2nd movt from Concerto for Alto Saxophone (Weinberger)
3 Colin Crabb Sax in the City (bb. 69–99 as written) (Saxtet Publications: E/B edition)
4 Mick Foster For Astor: No. 2 from Five Contemporary Dances (Saxtet Publications: E/B edition)
5 Lawson Lunde Andantino cantabile (2nd movt from Sonata for Alto Saxophone) (Southern Music)
6 Christopher Norton Black Sheep of the Family: No. 14 from The Christopher Norton Concert Collection for Alto Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes)
7 Roberto Pintos Balada nocturna: from Roberto Pintos: Tangos for Alto Saxophone, (Doblinger)
8 Yuri Povolotsky From the Sixties (3rd movt from Suite in Retro Style) (Forton Music)
9 Pascal Proust Paris Dance, for Alto Saxophone (De Haske)
10 Andy Scott And Everything is Still… … for Alto Saxophone (Astute Music)

List C
1 Blémant Study in G: No. 51 from More Graded Studies for Saxophone, Book 2, (Faber)
2 Karg-Elert Cubana or Giga: No. 52 or No. 55 from More Graded Studies for Saxophone, Book 2, (Faber)
3 Verroust Study in G: No. 60 from More Graded Studies for Saxophone, Book 2, (Faber)
4 Alan Bullard Expressive Sax or Impetuous Sax: No. 46 or No. 47 from Sixty for Sax, (ABRSM)
5 P.-M. Dubois Paso-doble: No. 13 from 17 Études dansantes, (Billaudot)
6 Chris Gumbley Tongue Twister: No. 9 from 15 More Crazy Jazz Studies for Solo Saxophone, (Gumbles Publications)
7 James Rae Jazz Waltz: No. 4 from 18 Concert Etudes for Solo Saxophone, (Universal)
8 James Rae Return Flight or Breakaway: No. 26 or No. 31 from 36 More Modern Studies for Solo Saxophone, (Universal)
9 Karen Street Improve Your Groove: from Streetworks for Solo Saxophone, (Gumbles Publications)
10. Jeffery Wilson Take Desmond: No. 6 from Jazz Paraphrase for Saxophone, (Camden Music)

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