ABRSM Soprano / Tenor Saxophone Grade 2 (2018-2021)

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

Grade 2 Scales and Sight-Reading
ABRSM Saxophone Scales & Arpeggios and Sight-Reading, Grades 1-5

Grade 2 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 2 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 2 (includes the Grade 2 Scales and Sight-Reading in addition to the pieces)
ABRSM Saxophone Exam Pieces Grade 2 (pieces only)

List A
1 C.P.E. Bach Allegretto (No. 6 from Kurze und leichte Klavierstücke, H 198), arr. Blackwell
2 Glinka Polka, arr. Litten
3 Shield The Ploughboy, arr. Davies
4 Anon. Mr Scoolding’s Minuet, arr. Sparke: from Sounds Classical for Tenor Saxophone, (Anglo Music)
5 M. Corker On the Hills (from In Ireland), arr. Denley: from Time Pieces for B♭ Saxophone, Vol. 1, (ABRSM)
6 Gluck Aria (from Orfeo ed Euridice), arr. Lawrance: from Winner Scores All for Saxophone, (Brass Wind: book only, book with CD, piano accompt. published separately)
7 Handel Trio (from Water Music), arr. Harris & Calland: from Selected Solos for Soprano/Tenor Saxophone, Grades 1–3, (Faber)
8 Schubert Who is Sylvia?, arr. Scott: from Time Travels for Saxophone, (Astute Music: piano accompt. published separately)
9 Tchaikovsky March of the Wooden Soldiers, arr. Buckland: from Time Travels for Saxophone, (Astute Music: piano accompt. published separately)
10 Philip Sparke Trumpet Tune: from Skilful Solos for Tenor Saxophone, (Anglo Music)

List B
1 Beswick Farewell for a Fox
2 Kabalevsky Waltz (No. 13 from 24 Easy Pieces, Op. 39), arr. Bullard
3 Ros Stephen Greenmarket Square
4 Ned Bennett Missed Chances: from Jazz Club Tenor Saxophone, Grades 1–2, (IMP)
5 Rob Buckland Paris: from Time Travels for Saxophone, (Astute Music: piano accompt. published separately)
6 Alan Bullard Waltzing to Wembley: from Final Whistle! for B♭ Saxophone (Gumbles Publications)
7 Gilkyson The Bare Necessities (from The Jungle Book), arr. Lawrance: from Winner Scores All for Saxophone, (Brass Wind: book only, book with CD, piano accompt. published separately)
8 Alan Haughton Flying High: No. 2 from Rhythm & Rag for B♭ Saxophone, (ABRSM)
9 Philip Sparke Pony and Trap or Summer Siesta: from Skilful Solos for Tenor Saxophone, (Anglo Music)
10 Pam Wedgwood Chinese Take It Away: from Selected Solos for Soprano/Tenor Saxophone, Grades 1–3, (Faber)

List C
1 Bizet Prelude (from L’Arlésienne, Suite No. 1), arr. ABRSM
2 Pete Churchill Boston Blues
3 Mark Nightingale New Document, (No. 4 from Jazz@Etudes for Saxophone)
4 C. Baermann Study in C: No. 12 from 80 Graded Studies for Saxophone, Book 1, (Faber)
5 Alan Bullard Grooving Sax or Sax Swings Out: No. 16 or No. 18 from Sixty for Sax, (ABRSM)
6 Chris Gumbley Mouse Drop-In: from Double Click!! for Solo Saxophone, (Gumbles Publications)
7 Klosé Study in G: No. 16 from More Graded Studies for Saxophone, Book 1, (Faber)
8 Mike Mower Flat Feet: No. 8 from The Good-Tempered Saxophone, (Itchy Fingers Publications)
9 James Rae March of the Chipolatas or Crystal Waltz: No. 4 or No. 6 from 36 More Modern Studies for Solo Saxophone, (Universal)
10 Graham Salter Blown Away: from 35 Melodic Studies for Saxophone, (Emerson)

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