ABRSM Soprano / Tenor Saxophone Grade 4 (2018-2021)

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

Grade 4 Scales and Sight-Reading
ABRSM Saxophone Scales & Arpeggios and Sight-Reading, Grades 1-5

Grade 4 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 4 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 4 (includes the Grade 4 Scales and Sight-Reading in addition to the pieces)
ABRSM Saxophone Exam Pieces Grade 4 (pieces only)

List A
1 Schumann Träumerei (No. 7 from Kinderscenen, Op. 15), arr. Salter & Litten
2 Singelée Allegro vivace (3rd movt from Premier Quatuor, Op. 53), arr. Harris & Calland
3 Purcell Rondeau and Dance for the Haymakers (from The Fairy Queen, Z. 629), arr. Denley
4 Hywel Davies Hornpipe: from Folk Roots for Tenor Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes)
5 Elgar Chanson de Matin, arr. Lanning: from Classic Experience Collection for Tenor Saxophone(Cramer)
6 Mozart Turkish Rondo (from Piano Sonata in A), arr. Lanning: from Classic Experience Collection for Tenor Saxophone(Cramer)
7 Prokofiev Two Themes (from Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67), arr. Lanning: from Classic Experience Collection for Tenor Saxophone, (Cramer)
8 Schubert Marche militaire, arr. Sparke: from Skilful Solos for Tenor Saxophone, (Anglo Music)
9 Vivaldi Largo (from Winter), arr. Sparke: from Skilful Solos for Tenor Saxophone, (Anglo Music)
10 Vivaldi Allegro (from Flute Sonata), arr. Sparke: from Sounds Classical for Tenor Saxophone, (Anglo Music)

List B
1 Steven Edis Foxglove Swing
2 Graham Lyons Bee Line
3 Weill & Brecht Tango–Ballade (from Die Dreigroschenoper, arr. Denley
4 Alan Bullard Final Whistle!: from Final Whistle! for B♭ Saxophone, (Gumbles Publications)
5 Gershwin Summertime (from Porgy and Bess), arr. Bennett: from The Jazz Sax Collection for Tenor or Soprano Saxophone, (Faber)
6 Alan Haughton Valse-Barcarolle or Cakewalk: No. 8 or No. 9 from Rhythm & Rag for B♭Saxophone, (ABRSM)
7 Richard Kershaw Lengthening Shadows or End of a Perfect Day: from Latin Nights for Tenor Saxophone, (Hunt Edition)
8 Christopher Norton Dixie or I Saw Three Ships: No. 5 or No. 10 from The Christopher Norton Concert Collection for Tenor Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes)
9 Philip Sparke Scales of Justice: from Skilful Solos for Tenor Saxophone, (Anglo Music)
10 Ros Stephen A Nacht in Nyu York: No. 5 from Bb Saxophone Globetrotters, (OUP)

List C
1 J.S. Bach Gavotte (from French Suite No. 5, BWV 816), arr. Lewin
2 Rob Buckland The Jazz Detectives
3 James Rae February March
4 Alan Bullard Show-Stopping Sax or Melodious Sax: No. 32 or No. 34 from Sixty for Sax, (ABRSM)
5 Mike Mower Drifting Off: No. 14 from The Good-Tempered Saxophone, (Itchy Fingers Publications)
6 Mark Nightingale Ram and Spam Blues: No. 22 from Jazz@Etudes for Saxophone, (Warwick Music)
7 Laszlo Nitski Study in G minor: No. 26 from More Graded Studies for Saxophone, Book 1, (Faber)
8 Verroust Study in Bb: No. 29 from More Graded Studies for Saxophone, Book 1, (Faber)
9 Graham Salter Summer Meadow: from 35 Melodic Studies for Saxophone, (Emerson)
10 Karen Street Standby for Action!: from Double Click!! for Solo Saxophone, (Gumbles Publications)

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