Trinity Saxophone – Grade 7

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Trinity Aural Test books Grades 6-8 (book and CD)

Saxophone Pieces for Grade 7
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)

Albeniz, Puerta de Tierra, from Bolero, (UME) 21434
J S Bach, Sonata no. 6, 1st movt: Allegro ma non tanto or 2nd movt: Allegro, (Advance) 7044
Barnes, Arioso [to bar 51], from Arioso & Presto, (Southern) SU423
R R Bennett, Three Piece Suite for Alto Saxophone & Piano, 1st movt: Samba Triste or 3rd movt: Finale, (Novello) NOV120804
Berthelot, Adage et arabesque, (Leduc) AL24562
Bonneau, Suite, Danse des demons and Plainte, (Leduc) AL20303
Carr, Habanera, from Four Comedy Dances, (Kendor) KMI11358
Daneels, Aria et Valse Jazz, (Schott) SF 9412
Debussy, Danse Bohémienne, from Claude Debussy Saxophone Album, (Universal) UE 17777
Eccles, Sonata in G minor: any two contrasting movements, (Elkan-Vogel) 164-00047
Handel, Allegro, Largo and Finale, Les classiques du saxophone no. 1, (Leduc) AL20835
Haydn, Gypsy Rondo, from Solos for the Alto Saxophone Player, (Schirmer) GS33058
Johnson, Nightsong for Alto Saxophone & Piano, (Schirmer) GS82586
Nelson, Sonata for Alto Sax & Piano, 2nd movt: Largo, (Advance) ADV7037
Pierné, Canzonetta, (Leduc) AL19414
Rae, Sonatina for Alto Saxophone, Toccata Latino or East Coast Mainline, (Reedimensions) RD 002
Schultheiss, Witch Hunt, (Saxtet) 013
Vinci, Adagio and Allegro, from John Harle Saxophone Album — To Baker Street and Bach, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060065972
Vivaldi, Concerto op. 3/6 RV 356, 1st movt: Allegro or 3rd movt: Presto, (Universal) UE 19075
Wiedoeft, Valse Vanité, (Hunt) HE33
Wilson, Day for Baritone or Alto Saxophone & Piano, (Camden) CM062

Albeniz, Mallorca or Puerta de Tierra, from Bolero, (UME) 21434
J S Bach, Sonata da Gamba no. 2, 2nd movt: Allegro, (Saxtet) 014
J S Bach, Sonata in E♭ BWV 1031, 1st movt: Allegro moderato and 2nd movt: Siciliano, (Presser) 114–40450
Bonnard, Sonata no. 1, 2nd movt: Recitativo & Scherzo, (Billaudot/EFM) 1703
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 1, from Solos for the Tenor Saxophone Player, (Schirmer) GS33057 / HL50490436 (with CD)
Dubois, Vielle Chanson and Rondinade, (Billaudot) GB3290
Fiocco, Concerto, 3rd movt: Lent et très expressif and 4th movt: Très animé, (Schott) SF9260
Gould, Diversions for Tenor Sax & Orchestra, 2nd movt: Serenades & Airs or 4th movt: Ballads & Lovenotes , (Schirmer) GS82055
Handel, Sonata in G minor, op. l/6, 1st movt: Larghetto and 2nd movt: Allegro, Les classiques du saxophone no. 114 (Tenor sax), (Leduc) AL25144
Harvey, Contest Solo no. 1 [complete], (Studio) M050033998
Harvey, Rue Maurice-Berteaux, from Saxophone Solos vol. 2 [Tenor ed.], (Chester) CH55208
Heath, Shiraz, from Gentle Dreams and Shiraz, (Camden) CM115
Piazzolla, Café 1930, from Histoire du Tango for Soprano Saxophone, (Lemoine) 26820
Rae, Sonatina for Tenor Saxophone, 1st movt: Motive Power, (Reedimensions) RD 003
Singelée, 4th solo de Concert, (Molenaar) MN169
Singelée, Caprice op. 80, (Roncorp) USA
Smith, Sonata no. 1, Hall of Mirrors, 4th movt: Hologram, (Camden) CM117
Sweeney, Duo for Soprano Sax & Piano, (Camden) CM116
Tepper, Concertino for Soprano Saxophone, (Southern) HL03776341
Tuthill, Sonata for Tenor Saxophone op. 56, 1st movt: Allegro, (Southern) HL3774545
Villa Lobos, Fantasia for Soprano or Tenor Saxophone, 2nd movt, (Peermusic) HL00227447
Wilson, Silver Sonatina for Soprano Saxophone & Piano, 1st movt: Improvisation and 3rd movt: Rondo or 2nd movt: Romanza and 3rd movt: Rondo, (Saxtet) 019

Group B
Saxophone in E♭/B♭
J S Bach, Suite no. 1, 2nd movt: Allemande, (Lemoine) 24054
Buckland, Brazilian Walk, no. 15, from Saxophone Solos book 1, (Astute) am308–48
Dubois, First Gavotte, from Suite Française, (Leduc) AL23138
Ferling, Study no. 77, from Easy Classical Studies for Saxophone, (Universal) UE 17770
Frederick the Great, Study no. 76, from Easy Classical Studies for Saxophone, (Universal) UE 17770
Ingham, Distant Song, from Sax Scorchers, (Saxtet) 118
Lyons, Study no. 23, from 24 Melodic Studies for Saxophone, (Useful) U55
Morland, Prelude and Burlesque II, from Recitatives for Solo Saxophone, (Broadbent) 11210
Mower, No. 23: A Recurring Theme (7) or No. 25: Bodacious Funktitude, from Mosaics Saxophone book 2, (Trinity) TG 009319
Mower, Dee’s Minor Waltz, no. 38 or A Rising Tide, no. 41, from The Good Tempered Saxophone, (Itchy Fingers) IFP057
Rae, No. 24: Boo!, from Mosaics Saxophone book 2, (Trinity) TG 009319
Santecchia, Study no. 8, Salón de Destrabe , from Sax Scorchers, (Saxtet) 118
Street, Reel Time and Party Time, from Street Beats, (Saxtet) 120
Wilby, Piazza San Marco, from New Concert Studies for Saxophone, (De Haske/Hal Leonard) DHP 1043659-400
Wilson, Monody for Solo Saxophone, (Camden) CM099

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