ABRSM Alto / Baritone Saxophone Grade 7 (2018-2021)

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

Grade 7 Scales
ABRSM Saxophone Scales Grades 6-8

Grade 7 Sight-reading
ABRSM Saxophone Specimen Sight-Reading, Grades 6-8

Grade 7 Aurals
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 7 (book only)
ABRSM Specimen Aural Tests, Grade 7 (book and CD)
ABRSM Aural Training in Practice, Grades 6-8 (book and CD)

Grade 7 Pieces
One piece must be chosen from each of Lists A, B and C:

List A
1 J.S. Bach Allegro (1st movt from Sonata in G minor, BWV 1020), trans. Harle (Universal:E♭/B♭ edition)
2 Bozza Aria, for Alto Saxophone (Leduc)
3 Guilhaud Madrigal (from Trois Pièces for Alto or Baritone Saxophone), arr. Strevens (Samek Music)
4 Handel Adagio and Allegro: 1st and 2nd movts from Sonata No. 3 (observing repeat), trans. Rascher (Hal Leonard–Faber)
5 Koechlin Pour les traits rapides (from 15 études, Op. 188): No. 1 from Koechlin: Études, for Alto Saxophone (Billaudot) or No.1 from Koechlin: 15 études, Op. 188, for Alto Saxophone (Billaudot)
6 P. Maurice Farandoulo di chatouno or Dis Alyscamps l’amo souspire: No. 1 or No. 4 from Tableaux de Provence for Alto Saxophone. (Lemoine)
7 Saint-Saëns Ad libitum–Allegretto (2nd movt from Sonata, Op. 166, for Alto Saxophone), trans. Rainford (Forton Music)
8 Singelée 5e Solo de concert, Op. 91 (complete; observing printed cadenza): Singelée: 3e et 5e Solos de concert/Concertino Op. 78, for Alto Saxophone (Lemoine)
9 Philip Sparke Moto Perpetuo: No. 6 from Super Solos for Alto Saxophone, (Anglo Music)
10 D. Stone Idyll, for Alto Saxophone (Emerson)

List B
1 Binge Rondo (3rd movt from Concerto for Alto Saxophone) (Weinberger)
2. Creston With tranquility (2nd movt from Sonata, Op. 19), (Shawnee Press)
3 Mick Foster Witney’s Lament: No. 4 from Five Contemporary Dances (Saxtet Publications: E♭/B♭ edition)
4 Milhaud Danse, for Alto Saxophone (Billaudot)
5 Roberto Pintos Calle abajo: from Roberto Pintos: Tangos for Alto Saxophone, (Doblinger)
6 Yuri Povolotsky Armenian Montmartre: 2nd movt from Suite in Retro Style (observing printed cadenza), for Alto Saxophone (Forton Music)
7 James Rae Toccata Latino (1st movt from Sonatina for Alto Saxophone) (Reedimensions)
8 Ravel Pièce en forme de Habanera, for Alto Saxophone, trans. Viard (Leduc)
9 Thomys No. 2 and No. 3: from Miniatures in Various Styles for Alto Saxophone (PWM)
10 P. Woods Slowly: 2nd movt from Sonata for Alto Saxophone (lowest line in bb. 67–68) (Advance Music)

List C
1 J.S. Bach Courante (from Suite No. 1 in G), trans. Londeix, (Lemoine)
2 Ned Bennett Oxford Street: from The Jazz Sax Collection for Alto or Baritone Saxophone, The Jazz Sax Collection for Alto or Baritone Saxophone (Faber) or The Jazz Sax Collection for Tenor or Soprano Saxophone (Faber)
3 Alan Bullard Saxophone Comique or Reflective Sax: No. 50 or No. 55 from Sixty for Sax, (ABRSM)
4 P.-M. Dubois Polka: No. 7 from 17 Études dansantes, (Billaudot)
5 Ferling Study in A minor: No. 63 from More Graded Studies for Saxophone, Book 2, (Faber)
6 Chris Gumbley Hopscotch : No. 11 from 15 More Crazy Jazz Studies for Solo Saxophone, (Gumbles Publications)
7 James Rae Leggiero : No. 15 from 18 Concert Etudes for Solo Saxophone, (Universal)
8 James Rae Scale Force or Hocus Pocus: No. 28 or No. 34 from 36 More Modern Studies for Solo Saxophone, (Universal)
9 Karen Street Not Strictly Tango: from Streetworks for Solo Saxophone, (Gumbles Publications)
10 Jeffery Wilson Fly Bird: No. 9 from Jazz Paraphrase for Saxophone, (subtone optional) (Camden Music)

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