Trinity Saxophone – Grade 3

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Saxophone Pieces for Grade 3
Three pieces are to be played, two pieces from group A and one piece from group B, to form a balanced programme. Instead of one piece, candidates may offer an own composition.

Group A (click the tab to display your choice)

Bernstein, America [with repeats], Making the Grade – Grade 3, (Chester) CH60106
Bernstein, Theme from The Great Escape, Saxophone Basics Repertoire, (Faber)
Bullard, Dancing Dolls or Circus Rock or Sad Clown, Circus Skills, (Spartan) SP726
Couperin, Gavotte, Grade by Grade Alto Saxophone Grade 3, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060128745
Hampton, Ragtime Rag, Saxophone Basics Repertoire, (Faber)
Ilyinsky, Berceuse, First Repertoire Pieces for Alto Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060124716
Khachaturian, Adagio, The Classic Experience, (Cramer) CRA90524
Lyons, The Coolest Camel, Compositions for Alto Saxophone vol. 1, (Useful) U123
Mower, Still Waters, Future Hits [Alto], (Itchy Fingers) IFP056
Norton, Latin, Microjazz Alto Saxophone Collection 2, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060110566
Pogson, Picnic, Grade by Grade Alto Saxophone Grade 3, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060128745
Purcell, Air, Take Ten for Alto Saxophone, (Universal) UE 18836
Satie, Gnossienne no. 3, Erik Satie Saxophone Album, (Universal) UE 18508
Street, By the Lake, Streets Ahead, (Saxtet) 008

Ellington, It Don’t Mean a Thing if it ain’t got that Swing, Take Another Ten for Saxophone, (Universal) UE 21170
Finzi, Carol, Learn As You Play Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes) BH12469
Hanmer, Aria II, no. 4 or Valse, no. 3, Saxophone Samples Tenor Sax edition, (Studio) Music M-050-00000-3
Ilyinsky, Berceuse, First Repertoire Pieces for Tenor Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060071522
Lyons, The Coolest Camel or Direct Action, Compositions for Tenor Saxophone vol. 1, (Useful) U132
Mower, Still Waters, Future Hits [Tenor], (Itchy Fingers) IFP060
Wedgwood, Plaza de Toros, Selected Solos for Soprano/Tenor Saxophone Grades 1–3, (Faber, book only, with piano accomp.)
Weill, September Song, Take Another Ten for Saxophone, (Universal) UE 21170

Both Instruments
Bonfá, Gentle Rain, Musical Moments Saxophone book 3, (Trinity) TG 009661
Handel, Bourrée, Musical Moments Saxophone book 3, (Trinity) TG 009661
Harris, Foxtrot from Seven Easy Dances, First Repertoire Pieces for Alto or Tenor Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060124716 / M060071522
Haydn, Serenade, Classical Album for Saxophone, (Universal) UE 17772
Kullak, Grand Parade, Musical Moments Saxophone book 3, (Trinity) TG 009661
Mower, Light in Shade, Musical Moments Saxophone book 3, (Trinity) TG 009661
Mozart, Minuet and Trio, Musical Moments Saxophone book 3, (Trinity) TG 009661
Mussorgsky, Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition, Selected Solos for Soprano/Tenor Saxophone Grades 1–3 (Faber, book only, with piano accomp.) or First Repertoire for Alto Saxophone, (Faber)
Schubert, Serenade, First Repertoire Pieces for Alto or Tenor Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060124716 / M060071522
Tchaikovsky, Danse Arabe, Musical Moments Saxophone book 3, (Trinity) TG 009661
Vivaldi, Cantabile from II Cordellino, Selected Solos for Soprano/Tonor Saxophone Grades 1-3 (Faber, book only, with piano accomp.) or First Repertoire for Alto Saxophone, (Faber)
Wilson, Let Them Sing, Musical Moments Saxophone book 3, (Trinity) TG 009661

Group B

Saxophone in E♭/B♭
Anon., Song, Amazing Studies for Saxophone or Grade by Grade Alto Saxophone Grade 3, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060103872 / M060128745
J S Bach, Bourrée, Amazing Studies for Saxophone or Grade by Grade Alto Saxophone Grade 3, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060103872 / M060128745
Cowles, Slightly Latin no. 2, Finger Bobbins for unaccompanied Saxophone, (Studio)
Fenwick, The Flower Among Them All, no. 47 [with repeats], Amazing Studies for Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060103872
Hampton, Tell me about it, Saxophone Basics, (Faber, pupils book, teachers book, pupils book & CD)
Lacour, Study no. 9 or Study no. 19 or Study no. 11, 50 Études façiles et progressives vol. 1, (Billaudot) G15491B
Mower, No. 30: Just a Minuet, Mosaics Saxophone book 1, (Trinity) TG 009302
Orsi, Study, Grade by Grade Alto Saxophone Grade 3, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060128745
Rae, Chandelier Waltz, no. 7 or Clean Machine, no. 14 or Sweet Sorrow, no. 25, Style Workout for Solo Saxophone, (Universal) UE 21232
Rae, No. 25: Sidewalk Shuffle, Mosaics Saxophone book 1, (Trinity) TG 009302
Wilson, Manipura, The Seven Chakra for Solo Saxophone, (Camden) CM239

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