ABRSM Soprano / Tenor 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 Clérisse Sérénade variée, for Soprano or Tenor Saxophone (Leduc)
2 J. H. Fiocco Arioso, arr. Harvey: from Saxophone Solos for B♭ Tenor, Vol. 2, (Chester)
3 Granados Playera, Op. 5 No. 5, arr. Teal: from Solos for the Tenor Saxophone Player, (G. Schirmer)
4 Schumann Romance (No. 1 from Three Romances, Op. 94), arr. Teal: from Solos for the Tenor Saxophone Player, (G. Schirmer)
5 Grétry Ariette (ending at b. 101) or Chasse (from Suite Rococo), arr. Bazelaire & Londeix, Grétry: Suite Rococo, for Tenor Saxophone (Schott)
6 Guilhaud Andante religieux (from Trois Pièces), arr. Strevens, Guilhaud: Trois Pièces, for Soprano or Tenor Saxophone (Samek Music)
7 Philip Sparke Little Overture: No. 1 from Super Solos for Tenor Saxophone, (Anglo Music)
8 Tchaikovsky Perce-Neige, arr. Ivanov: from Six pièces russes, Vol. 2, for Tenor or Soprano Saxophone, (Lemoine)
9 Telemann Siciliana: Andante and Spiritoso (1st and 2nd movts from Sonata in C minor for Soprano Saxophone), trans. Londeix (Leduc)
10 Telemann Andante and Vivace (3rd and 4th movts from Sonata in C minor for Soprano Saxophone), trans. Londeix (Leduc)

List B
1 Ned Bennett Lamplight: from The Jazz Sax Collection for Tenor or Soprano Saxophone, (Faber)
2 Martin Ellerby Richmond and Wymondham (1st and 4th movts from Albion Dances for Tenor Saxophone)(Studio Music)
3 Mick Foster For Astor: No. 2 from Five Contemporary Dances, (Saxtet Publications: E/B edition)
4 Paul Harris Music of the Spheres: from Selected Solos for Soprano/Tenor Saxophone, Grades 4–6, (Faber)
5 Graham Lyons Shooting Stars over a Tropical Sea: from Compositions for Tenor Saxophone, Vol. 2, (Useful Music)
6 Christopher Norton Black Sheep of the Family: No. 14 from The Christopher Norton Concert Collection for Tenor Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes)
7 Andy Scott And Everything is Still…, (Astute Music)
8 Andy Scott Zebra Crossing for Tenor Saxophone, (Astute Music)
9 Trad. Amazing Grace or The Ash Grove, arr. Rickards: from Songs of the British Isles, (Saxtet Publications: E/B edition)
10 Washington & Bassman I’m getting sentimental over you, arr. Ledbury: from Big Chillers for Tenor Saxophone, (Brass Wind)

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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