ABRSM Soprano / Tenor 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 Balay Andante et Allegretto, arr. Mourey, for Tenor Saxophone, (Editions Marc Reift)
3 Devienne Adagio (from Sonata No. 4), (ending at b. 41) trans. Jaeckel: from Adagio and Rondo for Tenor Saxophone, (Southern Music)
4 Glinka Nocturne ‘La Séparation’, arr. Ivanov: from Six pièces russes, Vol. 2, for Tenor or Soprano Saxophone, (Lemoine)
5 Grétry Tambourin (from Suite Rococo for Tenor Saxophone), arr. Bazelaire & Londeix, (Schott)
6 Guilhaud Madrigal (from Trois Pièces), arr. Strevens, (Samek Music)
7 Saint-Saëns Allegro Appassionato, Op. 43, arr. Teal: from Solos for the Tenor Saxophone Player, (G. Schirmer)
8 F. Schmitt Songe de Coppélius, (Lemoine)
9 Philip Sparke Moto Perpetuo: No. 6 from Super Solos for Tenor Saxophone, (Anglo Music)
10 Vivaldi Allegro (1st movt from Concerto in A minor, RV 461), trans. Kynaston for Soprano Saxophone, (Leduc)

List B
1 P.-M. Dubois Vieille chanson et Rondinade for Tenor Saxophone, (complete) (Billaudot)
2 Mick Foster Witney’s Lament: No. 4 from Five Contemporary Dances, (Saxtet Publications: E♭/B♭ edition)
3 Armando Ghidoni Paysages…, (observing printed cadenza)(Leduc: E♭/B♭ edition)
4 Luc Grethen Bon Voyage! (observing printed cadenza), for Soprano Saxophone, (Accolade)
5 Mark Nightingale Trigger-Happy for Tenor Saxophone, (Warwick Music)
6 Piazzolla Café 1930 (from Histoire du Tango), trans. Isoda for Soprano Saxophone, (Lemoine)
7 Amy Quate Laguna Madre (observing printed cadenza), for Soprano Saxophone, (Leduc)
8 Ravel Pièce en forme de Habanera, trans. Viard for Soprano Saxophone, (Leduc)
9 Andy Scott Fujiko, (Astute Music)
10 Villa-Lobos Lent (2nd movt from Fantasia for Saxophone), (Peermusic Classical)

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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