Trinity Saxophone – Grade 4

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Trinity Sight reading Grades 1 to 4
Trinity Aural Test books Grades Initial to 5

Saxophone Pieces for Grade 4
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)

Barron, A Lady in Blue, First Repertoire Pieces for Alto Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060124716
Bernstein, Somewhere, Leonard Bernstein for Alto Saxophone or Grade by Grade Alto Saxophone Grade 4, (Boosey & Hawkes) M051680634 / M060128752
Bizet, Farandole, The Classic Experience, (Cramer) CRA90524
Chopin, Nocturne, The Joy of Saxophone, (Yorktown) YK21541
Davies, Hornpipe, Folk Roots, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060129537
Debussy, Jimbo’s Lullaby, Claude Debussy Saxophone Album, (Universal) UE 17777
Dvorák, Romantic Piece op. 75 no. 1, Solos for the Alto Saxophone Player, (Schirmer) GS33058
Fauré, Mai, Gabriel Fauré Saxophone Album, (Universal) UE 21053
Gorb, Habenera, Up Front Album for E♭ Saxophone, (Brass Wind) 0307
Handel, Siciliana and Allegro, Take Ten for Alto Saxophone, (Universal) UE 18836
Norton, Elegance, Microjazz Alto Saxophone Collection 2, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060110566
Puccini, Nessun Dorma, The Classic Experience, (Cramer) 90524
Satie, Je te veux, Encore! John Harle, (Chester) CH61090
Shostakovich, Hurdy-Gurdy, Grade by Grade Alto Saxophone Grade 4, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060128752
Street, Cruisin’, Streets Ahead, (Saxtet) 008

Barron, A Lady in Blue, First Repertoire Pieces for Tenor Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060071522
R R Bennett, Tender is the Night – Nicole’s Theme, Encore! John Harle, (Chester) CH61090
Bizet, Farandole, Classic Experience Collection, (Cramer) CRA90688
Cowles, Bala Ballade, no. 2 of 3 Sketches from Bala, Saxophone Solos vol. 2 [Tenor], (Chester) CH 55208
Dowland, Flow My Teares (Lachrimae), Encore! John Harle, (Chester) CH61090
Dvorák, Larghetto, Simply Sax for Tenor, (Fentone) F 488–401
Fauré, Après un rêve, Gabriel Fauré Saxophone Album, (Universal) UE 21053
Lyons, Bee Line, Compositions for Tenor Saxophone vol. 1, (Useful) U132
Mendelssohn, Song Without Words op. 109, Solos for the Tenor Saxophone Player, (Schirmer) GS33057 / HL50490436 (with CD)
Moszkowski, Spanish Dance, op. 12 no. 2, Solos for the Tenor Saxophone Player, (Schirmer) GS33057 / HL50490436 (with CD)
Mozart, Divertimento, Klassische Saxophon-Soli, (Schott) ED 7330
Purcell, Rondeau, from Abdelazar, Take Another Ten for Saxophone, (Universal) UE 21170
Rae, The Long Road, Sonatina for Tenor Saxophone, (Reedimensions) RD 003
Singelée, Allegro vivace from Premier Quatour, op. 53, Selected Solos for Soprano/Tenor Saxophone Grades 4–6, (Faber, book only, with piano accomp.)
Wedgwood, Out of Nowhere, Jazzin’ About, (Faber)

Both instruments
Gregson, Stepping Out Towards the Blue Horizon, Up Front Album for E♭ Saxophone, (Brass Wind) 0307
Hampton, Rio Girl, Jazz Moods, (Masquerade) MM0025
Haydn, Scherzo, Musical Moments Saxophone book 4, (Trinity, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax) TG 009678
Kershaw, Lengthening Shadows or End of a Perfect Day, Latin Nights, (Hunt) HE91
Saint-Saëns, The Swan, Take Ten for Alto Saxophone & Piano or Saxophone Solos vol. 1 [Tenor], (Universal) UE 18836 / (Chester) CH 55207
Scott, La Moreau, Musical Moments Saxophone book 4, (Trinity, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax) TG 009678
Street, Don’t Look Back, Musical Moments Saxophone book 4, (Trinity, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax) TG 009678
Trad., Mexican Hat Dance, Musical Moments Saxophone book 4, (Trinity, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax) TG 009678

Group B

Saxophone in E♭/B♭
Anon., La rotta, no. 14 or Trotto, no. 51, Amazing Studies for Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060103872
J S Bach, Gigue (BWV 845, no. 16, Amazing Studies for Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060103872
Gariboldi, Study no. 31, 80 Graded Studies for Saxophone book 1, (Faber)
Harrison, Calypso Collapso, no. 19, Amazing Studies for Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060103872
Mower, No. 33: March Pear, Mosaics Saxophone book 1, (Trinity) TG 009302
Mower, Waltzlet, no. 10 or Small Town Swing, no. 15 or You Know It’s Good for You, no. 18, The Good Tempered Saxophone, (Itchy Fingers) IFP057
Rae, Destination Waltz, no. 15 or Full On, no. 18, Style Workout for Solo Saxophone, (Universal) UE 21232
Rae, No. 41: Basil the Bionic Flea or No. 44: Chelsea Blues, Mosaics Saxophone book 1, (Trinity) TG 009302
Rae, Sax Unplugged, no. 26 or Sunset Cruising, no. 37, Style Workout for Solo Saxophone, (Universal) UE 21232
Rae, Turn About, no. 1 or Slavonic Dance, no. 5, 20 Modern Studies for Solo Saxophone, (Universal) UE 18820
Street, A Little Piece, Street Beats, (Saxtet) 120
Van Eyck, Study no. 39, Malle Symen, Amazing Studies for Saxophone, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060103872
Wilson, Anahata, The Seven Chakra for Solo Saxophone, (Camden) CM239

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