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                                                No. 7 Go Tell Aunt Rhody or No. 13 Some Folks
TENOR/SOPRANO                                   Do
SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS
                                                Item 3: (20 marks)

BEGINNER GRADE                                  Progressive Saxophone No. 43 Page 43
                                                Lavender’s Blue
A. SCALES & ARPEGGIOS 10 marks)
                                                Off To a Great Start Saxophone Book 1
To be played from memory.                       Mark Walton
                                                Page 21 No. 1 Michael Row The Boat Ashore
G Major One Octave Tongued
G Major Arpeggio One Octave Tongued             Learn As You Play Saxophone Peter Wastall
                                                Boosey & Hawkes
G sustained note 4 seconds                      Unit 13 Mexican Madness Pupil Part 1

B. EXERCISES OR MUSICANSHIP                     Abracadabra Saxophone A & C Jonathan
(10 marks)                                      Rutland Second Edition 2002
                                                No. 24 When the Saints Go Marching In
OPTION 1 – EXERCISES                            No. 26 Annie’s Song
Mary had a Little Lamb (Start on E, A)          No. 47 Old MacDonald’s Farm 1st part
(see page 71)
                                                Fifty Five For Fun – Saxophone Robin de Smet
OPTION 2 – MUSICIANSHIP                         Fentone F 376
(See page 71)                                   No. 9 The Saints or No. 26 This Old Man or
                                                No. 30 Michael Row The Boat Ashore
C. THREE ITEMS: ONE from each of the
following Items                                 Yamaha Pop-Style Solos J. O’Reilly Alfred
                                                TV or Candle Dance
Item 1: (20 marks)
                                                The Mini book of Groovy Tunes Marshall
Progressive Saxophone No. 32 Page 37            Le Dogue
No. 33 Page 38                                  Happy Go Lucky

Off to a Great Start Saxophone Book 1 Mark      For Item 3, students may select a piece that
Walton                                          they enjoy playing as a substitute for those
No. 5, P7 Mary Had a Little Lamb                already listed. Credit will be given for suitability.
No. 4, P10 In the Silver Moon
                                                D. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (10 marks)
Abracadabra Saxophone A & C Jonathan
Rutland Second Edition 2002                     Candidates will be asked five questions relating
No. 11 Merrily or No. 27 Now the Day is Over    to the pieces performed
                                                A prompt and correct response is expected in
Fifty Five For Fun – Saxophone Robin de Smet    order to achieve full marks.
Fentone F
No. 1 Sou-Gan or No. 2 Au Clair De La Lune or   (a) to name letter names of notes
No. 4 Merrily                                   (b) to name note values using any correct
                                                terminology
Learn As You Play Saxophone Peter Wastall       (c) to state the numerical value of notes
Boosey & Hawkes                                 (d) to recognise and name the treble clef
P11 Swim, Swan Swim                             (e) to recognise (but not explain) the time
                                                signature
Item 2: (20 marks)                              (f) to recognise(but not explain) the sharp, flat
                                                and natural.
Off To a Great Start Saxophone Book 1
Mark Walton                                     E. EAR TESTS (10 marks)
Page 14 No. 1 Lightly Row
Page 14 No. 3 Jingle Bells                      The Examiner will play all ear tests twice
Page 18 No. 3 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
                                                (a) to reproduce by clapping a simple two-bar
Learn As You Play Saxophone Peter Wastall       phrase played by the examiner which uses
Boosey & Hawkes P13 March                       quavers, crochets and minims only
                                                (b) to state which of the two notes is higher or
Abracadabra Saxophone A & C Jonathan            lower in pitch, the range of which will be within
Rutland Second Edition 2002                     an octave
No. 19 Evening or No. 23 Pease Pudding          (c) to sing any one note correctly in tune after it
                                                has been played by the examiner
Fifty Five For Fun – Saxophone Robin de Smet    (d) to recognise a chordal passage played by
Fentone F 376                                   the examiner as major or minor.
                ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS

JUNIOR GRADE                                     Page 24 No. 2 Yankee Doodle

                                                 Learn As You Play Saxophone Peter Wastall
A. SCALES & ARPEGGIOS (10 marks)
                                                 Boosey & Hawkes
                                                 P 19 Chorale
To be played from memory.
                                                 Fifty Five For Fun – Saxophone Robin de Smet
F Major One Octave Tongued
                                                 Fentone
F Major Arpeggio One Octave Tongued
                                                 No. 24 Kookaburra
                                                 No. 27 Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen
F sustained note 6 seconds
                                                 Abracadabra Saxophone A & C Jonathan
B. EXERCISES or MUSICIANSHIP (10
                                                 Rutland Second Edition 2002
marks)
                                                 No. 34 Big Rock Candy Mountain
                                                 No. 36 Coming Round The Mountain
OPTION 1 – EXERCISES
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (Start on G and F)
                                                 Item 3: (20 marks)
(see page 71)

OPTION 2 – MUSICIANSHIP                          Off To a Great Start Saxophone Book 1
                                                 Mark Walton
(See page 71-72)
                                                 Page 15 No. 3 Hot Cross Buns
                                                 Page 16 No. 2 We Three Kings
C.THREE ITEMS: ONE from each of the
                                                 Page 19 No. 3 Bobby Shaftoe
following groups
                                                 Abracadabra Saxophone A & C Jonathan
Item 1: (20 marks)
                                                 Rutland Second Edition 2002
                                                 No. 38 Surrey With the Fringe on Top
Progressive Saxophone No. 51 Page 46
                                                 No. 39 Bobby Shaftoe
No. 56 Page 49
                                                 No. 36 Come and Sing
Off To a Great Start Saxophone Book 1
                                                 Fifty Five For Fun – Saxophone Robin de Smet
Mark Walton
                                                 Fentone F 376
Page 18 No. 4 Long Long Ago
                                                 No. 14 Hot Cross Buns
                                                 No 48 Johnny Todd
Take Up the Saxophone Book 1 Stage 1
Graham Lyons
                                                 Yamaha Pop-Style Solos J O’Reilly Alfred
No. 10 Boys & Girls Come Out To Play
                                                 Prime Time or Brazil Nut
Learn As You Play Saxophone Peter Wastall
Boosey & Hawkes                                  Progressive Saxophone No. 53 Page 47 Jamaica
                                                 Farewell
P17 Corumba Pupil Part 1
                                                 Learn As You Play Saxophone Peter Wastall
Abracadabra Saxophone A & C Jonathan
                                                 Boosey & Hawkes
Rutland Second Edition 2002
                                                 P21 Minuet
No. 32 Coalhole Cavalry
No. 33 Somebody’s Knocking at Your Door
                                                 Freaky Fone Flingers Paul Marshall Le Dogue
No. 37 Yankee Doodle
                                                 Kangaroo Kollison or Mantis Mania – Top part
                                                 only, teacher to play 2nd part
Fifty Five For Fun – Saxophone Robin de Smet
Fentone
                                                 For Item 3, students may select a piece that
No. 9 Yankee Doodle
                                                 they enjoy playing as a substitute for those
                                                 already listed. Credit will be given for suitability.
80 Graded Studies for saxophone Book 1 –
Davies and Harris Faber
                                                 D. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (10 marks)
No. 1
                                                 Candidates will be asked five questions relating
The Mini Book of Groovy Tunes Marshall Le
                                                 to the pieces performed
Dogue
                                                 A prompt and correct response is expected in
Russian Rock
                                                 order to achieve full marks.
Item 2: (20 marks)
                                                 (a) to name letter names of notes
                                                 (b) to name note values using any correct
Progressive Saxophone No. 48 Page 45
                                                 terminology
Swing Low Sweet Chariot
                                                 (c) to state the numerical value of notes
                                                 (d) to recognise and name the treble clefs
Off To a Great Start Saxophone Book 1
                                                 (e) to recognise (but not explain) the time
Mark Walton
                                                 signature
Page 15 No. 2 Skip to My Lou
                                                 (f) to recognise(but not explain) the sharp, flat
Page 16 No. 1 Good King Wenceslas
Page 17 No. 4 Old MacDonald Had a Farm           and natural.
                 ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS

                                                    Le Dogue
E. EAR TESTS (10 marks)                             Liar, Liar Pants on Fire or Wobbly William

The Examiner will play all ear tests twice          80 Graded Studies Book 1 Davies and Harris
                                                    Faber No 4 or 7
(a) to reproduce by clapping a simple two-bar
phrase played by the examiner which uses            Item 2: (20 marks)
quavers, crotchets and minims only
(b) to state which of the two notes is higher or    Off To a Great Start Saxophone Book 1 Mark
lower in pitch, the range of which will be within   Walton
an octave                                           Page 23 No. 3 Elephants Sway
(c) to sing any two notes correctly in tune after   Page 23 No. 4 Go Down Moses
they been played consecutively by the examiner
(d) to recognise a chordal passage played by        Abracadabra Saxophone A & C Jonathan
the examiner as major or minor.                     Rutland Second Edition 2002
                                                    No. 59 The Can Can
                                                    No. 65 Johnny Comes Marching Home

PRELIMINARY GRADE                                   Fifty Five Four Fun – Saxophone Robin de Smet
                                                    Fentone F 376
A. SCALES AND ARPEGGIOS (10 marks)                  No. 34 Scarborough Fair

To be played from memory                            Learn As You Play Saxophone Peter Wastall
                                                    Boosey & Hawkes
G and F Major scale One Octave Tongued              P40 Soliloquy
A Harmonic Minor scale One Octave Tongued
                                                    Item 3:    (20 marks)
G and F Major arpeggio One Octave Tongued
A Minor arpeggio One Octave Tongued                 Off To a Great Start Saxophone Book 1
                                                    Mark Walton
G sustained note 8 seconds                          P26 Red River Valley

B. EXERCISES or MUSICIANSHIP                        Learn As You Play Saxophone Peter Wastall
(10 marks)                                          Boosey & Hawkes
                                                    P33 Brazilian Beat
OPTION 1 – EXERCISES                                P40 Midnight in Tobago
Row Row Your Boat (Start on G and F)                Mexican Madness – top part only, teacher to
(see page 72)                                       play 2nd part

OPTION 2 – MUSICIANSHIP                             Abracadabra Saxophone A & C Jonathan
(See page 2)                                        Rutland Second Edition 2002
                                                    No. 54 You Are My Sunshine
C. THREE ITEMS: ONE from each of the                No. 55 'SWonderful
following Items
                                                    Fifty Five For Fun – Saxophone Robin de Smet
Item 1: (20 marks)                                  Fentone F 376
                                                    Morning Has Broken
Off To a   Great Start Saxophone Book 1 Mark        No. 54 One More River
Walton
Page 19    Away In A Manger                         Yamaha Pop-Style Solos J. O’Reilly Alfred
Page 21    Blow the Man Down                        The River or Fast Break
Page 22    Amazing Grace
                                                    Freaky Fone Flingers Paul Marshall Le Dogue
Learn As You Play Saxophone Peter Wastall           Dalmatian Dance or Raven Rock – top part only.
Boosey & Hawkes
P17 Allemande                                       The Big, Big Book of Groovy Tunes Paul Marshall
P 23 Tri-Time                                       Le Dogue
                                                    Orange Oliver’s Lemon Zest
Abracadabra Saxophone A & C Jonathan
Rutland Second Edition 2002                         Tenor Sax for Starters G. Lyons Nova Music
No. 43 Kum Ba Yah                                   Distant Friends or The Cool Camel

Fifty Five For Fun – Saxophone Robin de Smet        The Mini Book of Groovy Tunes Marshall Le
Fentone F 376                                       Dogue
No. 51 Aura Lee                                     The March of a Million Mice or The Cats out of
                                                    the Bag
Progressive Jazz Studies James Rae Faber
No. 11 and 12                                       For Item 3, students may select a piece that
                                                    they enjoy playing as a substitute for those
The Mini Book of Groovy Tunes Marshall              already listed. Credit will be given for suitability.
                ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS



D. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (10 marks)

Candidates will be asked five questions relating
to the pieces performed
A prompt and correct response is expected in
order to achieve full marks.

(a) to name letter names of notes
(b) to name note values using any correct
terminology
(c) to state the numerical value of notes
(d) to recognise and name the treble clefs
(e) ecognise and explain the time signature
(f) recognise and explain the sharp, flat and
natural.


E. EAR TESTS (10 marks)

The Examiner will play all ear tests twice

(a) to reproduce by clapping a simple three-bar
phrase played by the examiner which uses
quavers, crotchets and minims only
(b) to state which of the two notes is higher or
lower in pitch, the range of which will be within
an octave
(c) to sing any three notes correctly in tune
after they have been played consecutively by
the examiner
(d) to recognise a chordal passage played by
the examiner as major or minor
ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS
ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS
                ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS

GRADE 1                                            Rosseau, E Tenor Temperament (Tenor
                                                   Temperament) (Belwin Mills)
                                                   Tenor Touchdown (Tenor Touchdown) (Belwin
A. TECHNICAL WORK (10 marks)
                                                   Mills)
                                                   Traditional Peruvian (Amazing Solos for Tenor
All scales and arpeggios to be Tongued and
                                                   Saxophone) (Boosey & Hawkes)
Slurred.
                                                   Tylman Susato Rondo (Meet the Masters)
                                                   (Dehaske)
1. Scales C and F Major One Octave
   A and D Harmonic Minor One Octave               Walton, M Botany Bay or Wild Colonial Boy
                                                   (Saxafari Around Australia)
2. Arpeggios C and F Major One Octave
                                                   Item 3:   (20 marks)
   A and D Minor One Octave
                                                   Bartok, B Scherzando (Amazing Solos for Tenor
3. Sustained note. Any note from G scale
                                                   Saxophone) (Boosey & Hawkes)
   12 seconds
                                                   Cowan, M Waltzing Matilda (The Young Sax
                                                   Player - Sidney Lawton) (Oxford)
4. Chromatic scale commencing on F One
                                                   Cowles, C A Beguiling Bug’s Beguine (Amazing
Octave
                                                   Animals) (Fentone)
                                                   Tri Time (Learn As You Play Saxophone)
5. Blues Scale Only to be presented if Item 4 is
                                                   (Boosey & Hawkes)
a jazz piece with an improvisation created by
                                                   Lyons, G Story Book Waltz (Tenor Sax for
the student. According to the piece with
                                                   Starters) (Nova Music)
improvisation *Scale to be dropped for the blues
                                                   Marshall, P Catfish Crunch – top part only,
scale.
                                                   teacher to play 2nd part (Freaky Fone Flingers)
                                                   (Le Dogue)
B. FOUR ITEMS: ONE from each of the
                                                   Chasin’ Charlie or Electric Eliza’s Elephump
following Items
                                                   Thump or The Monkey’s Raincoat (The Big, Big
Item 1: (20 marks)                                 Book of Groovy Tunes) (Le Dogue)
                                                   Mr. Eggshell (Ode to a Butterfly) (Le Dogue)
                                                   Offenbach, J Can Can (Selected Solos for
Off to a Great Start (Walton)
                                                   Sop/Tenor Saxophone Grades 1 – 3)
P29 Jumping Jack
                                                   Schubert, F The Trout (66 Great Tunes) (AWMP)
P31 Tragic
P36 Three Legged Race
                                                   Item 4:   (20 marks)
P37 Lord of the Dance, Turkey in the Straw
Bach (Pezold) Minuet (Learn As You Play
                                                   My Heart Will Go On (Take the Lead - Ballads)
Saxophone) (Boosey & Hawkes)
                                                   (up to the key change)
Demnitz, F Exercise No. 9 or 13 (80 Graded
Studies for Saxophone Book 1) (Faber)              Greendoor (Take the Lead Rock & Roll)
                                                   Aebersold, J Improvisation (Any Play-A-Long)
Diabelli, A Serenade (Learn As You Play
                                                   Davis & Akst Baby Face (Essential Standards Eb
Saxophone) (Boosey & Hawkes)
                                                   or Bb) (Santorella)
Endresen, R No. 1 Supplementary Studies
                                                   Davis, M Freddie Freeloader (The Blues Jazz
Johnson, J.J Jazz Etude (Exercises & Etudes for
                                                   Play Along Vol. 3) (Hal Leonard)
the Jazz Instrumentalists) (Hal Leonard)
                                                   Glazunov, A Theme & Variations (Selected Solos
Lacour, M No. 2 or 3 (50 Etudes Faciles – Book
                                                   for Sop/Tenor Saxophone Grades 1 – 3)
1) (Billadout)
                                                   Harris, P Midnight Air (Selected Solos for
Langey, O No. 2, P49 Except 2 bars out of
                                                   Sop/Tenor Sax Grades 1 – 3)
range
Lyons, G Exercise No. 4 or 7 (24 Melodic           Lyons, G Rock Steady or Laura’s Lament (New
                                                   Alto or Tenor Saxophone Solos Book 1) (Useful
Studies for Saxophone) (Useful Music)
                                                   Music)
Marshall, P Liquorice Allsorts or The BBQ Blues
                                                   Marchetti Fascination (Essential Standards Bb)
(The Mini Book of Groovy Tunes) (Le Dogue)
                                                   (Santorella)
Mule, M No. 1 (24 Easy Studies)
                                                   Moody, D All Hail King Jesus (Great is the Lord)
Rae, J No. 4 and 5 (Progressive Jazz Studies)
                                                   (Hal Leonard)
(Faber)
                                                   O’Reilly, J (Yamaha Pop-Style Solos) Sweet
Walton, M Study in C Major, P4 (Note Cruncher
                                                   Gretchen
for Sax, Book 1)
                                                   The Wrap Up (Yamaha Pop-Style Solos)
Study in A Minor P4
Walton, M Alligator Creek (Saxafari Around         Traditional. Little Brown Jug (Essential
                                                   Standards Eb or Bb) (Santorella)
Australia)
                                                   Traditional When the Saints Go Marching In
                                                   (Essential Standards Bb) (Santorella)
Item 2:   (20 marks)
                                                   Own Choice: Candidates may substitute a
Beethoven, L Choral Symphony Theme (66
                                                   piece of their own choice for Item 4 only.
Great Tunes) (AWMP)
Ode to Joy (Meet the Masters) (Dehaske)
                                                   A work of equivalent standard to the above set
Dvorak, A Largo (Meet the Masters) (Dehaske)
                                                   pieces is to be chosen by the candidate for this
Mussorgsky, M The Great Gate of Kiev (Meet
the Masters) (Dehaske)                             section. The work may be the candidate’s own
                                                   composition or arrangement. A copy must be
                ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS

provided for the examiner. The work must be        Niehaus, L Exercises No. 1 (Basic Jazz
accompanied by either (i) a keyboard               Conception for Saxophone Vol. 1)
instrument or (ii) a small instrumental ensemble   Rae, J Any TWO of 44, 45, 48, 50, 51 and 53
or (iii) a CD.                                     (Progressive Jazz Studies – Easy Level) (Faber)
                                                   No. 14, 26 or 32 53 (Progressive Jazz Studies-
C. PROGRAMME NOTES (10 marks)                      Intermediate Level) (Faber)
                                                   Veldaus, E Exercise No. 3 (Play ‘em Right: Rock
This section will require an accurate and prompt   1) (Dehaske)
response to questions related to the content of    Walton, M Study in D Major P16 (Note Cruncher
the musical score. The following areas must be     for Sax Book 1)
covered in preparation:                            Study in B Minor P16
                                                   Walton, M Nos. 22 and 23 (Saxafari Around
(i) Key signatures                                 Australia)
(ii) Time signatures                               Dvorak, A Largo (66 Great Tunes-Walton)
(iii) Notation – pitch - duration                  Trad. In an English Garden (66 Great Tunes-
(iv) All terms and signs on the score              Walton)
                                                   Tchaikovsky, P March Nutcracker Suite (66
                                                   Great Tunes-Walton)
GRADE 2
                                                   Item 2:   (20 marks)
A. TECHNICAL WORK (10 marks)
                                                   Handel, GF Bouree (Classical Album arr. Harle)
                                                   (Universal)
All scales and arpeggios to be Tongued, Slurred
                                                   Mozart, WA Papageno’s Aria (66 Great Tunes –
and 2 slurred 2 tongued.
                                                   AWMP)
                                                   Rameau, JP Le Tambourin (66 Great Tunes –
1. Scales C* and D Major Two Octaves
                                                   AWMP)
Bb Major One Octave
                                                   Traditional Greensleeves (Selected Solos for
B and G Harmonic Minor One Octave
A Melodic Minor One Octave                         Sop/Tenor Sax Grades 1-3)
                                                   Vivaldi, A Spring from ‘The Four Seasons’
                                                   (Classical - Discover the Lead Series)
2. Arpeggios C and D Major Two Octaves
                                                   (International Music)
Bb Major One Octave
B and G Minor Two Octaves
                                                   Item 3: (20 marks)
3. Sustained note. Any note from D scale
                                                   Chopin Mourning Song arr. M. Friedmann
  16 Seconds
                                                   (Classical Solos) (Dehaske)
                                                   Cowles, C A Rubicund Rat from Russia (Amazing
4. Chromatic scale commencing on E one
Octave                                             Animals) (Fentone)
                                                   Godard, B Lullaby arr. M. Friedmann (Classical
                                                   Solos) (Dehaske)
5. Blues Scale Only to be presented if Item 4 is
                                                   Haughton, A Prelude (Rhythm and Rag for B flat
a jazz piece with an improvisation created by
                                                   Saxophone) (ABRSM)
the student. According to the piece with
                                                   Marshall, P Ian Iceberg or Jolly Jess’ Jazzy Jig or
improvisation *Scale to be dropped for the blues
                                                   Lach-Laness Monster or Nutty Nat’s Ratty Rag
scale.
                                                   (The Big, Big Book of Groovy Tunes) (Le Dogue)
                                                   Prelude for a Floppy Dog (Ode to a Butterfly)
B. FOUR ITEMS: ONE from each of the
                                                   (Le Dogue)
following Items
                                                   Schumann, R The Merry Peasant (66 Great
                                                   Tunes - AWMP)
Item 1: (20 marks)
                                                   Tchaikovsky, P The Old French Song (66 Great
                                                   Tunes – AWMP)
Chedeville Gavotte (Learn As You Play
                                                   Verdi, G La Donna e Mobile (Selected Solos for
Saxophone) (Boosey & Hawkes)
                                                   Sop/Tenor Saxo Grades 1 – 3)
Cole Jazzetto (Learn As You Play Saxophone)
                                                   Tchaikovsky, P The Old French Song (66 Great
(Boosey & Hawkes)
                                                   Tunes-Walton)
Cowles, Crock (Finger Bobbins for
Unaccompanied Sax) (Studio Music Co.)
                                                   Item 4:   (20 marks)
Davies, Harris: No. 12, 14, 18, 19 or 24 (80
Graded Studies book 1) (Faber)
                                                   The Rose (Take the Lead - Ballads)
Endresen, R No. 3 Supplementary Studies
                                                   Wind Beneath My Wings (Take the Lead -
Evans Sax Appeal (Learn As You Play
                                                   Ballads)
Saxophone) (Boosey & Hawkes)
                                                   Reggae (The Sound of Pop, Rock & Blues Vol. 2)
Kohler Exercise No. 20 (Easy Classical Studies
                                                   (Dehaske)
ed. John Harle) (Universal Editions)
                                                   Sneakin Out (The Sound of Pop, Rock & Blues)
Lacour, M No. 4 or 11 (50 Etudes Faciles – Book
                                                   (Dehaske)
1) (Billadout)
                                                   Marshmallow (Play ‘em Right: Rock 1)
Marshall, P Flower Power (The Mini Book of
                                                   (Dehaske)
Groovy Tunes) (Le Dogue)
Mule, M No. 2 (24 Easy Studies)                    Aebersold, J Improvisation (Any Play-A-Long)
                ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS

Bacharach, B Walk on By arr. Esposito (The          GRADE 3
Music of Burt Bacharach Plus 1) (Warner Bros.)
Bailey Riff Raff Rock (Jazz Incorporated Vol. 2)
                                                    A.   TECHNICAL WORK (10 marks)
(Bailey)
Scoobie Du Wup (Jazz Incorporated Vol. 2)
                                                    All scales and arpeggios to be Tongued, Slurred,
(Bailey)
                                                    and 2 Slurred 2 Tongued.
Cole, KR Granite (Learn As you Play Saxophone)
(Boosey & Hawkes)
                                                    1. Scales Eb and Bb Major Two octaves
Ellington, D C-Jam Blues (Duke Ellington Classics   A Major*One Octave
Vol. 1 - Jazz Along Series) (Hal Leonard)
                                                    C Harmonic Minor Two Octaves
Haughton, A Flying High or Slow Motion
                                                    F# Harmonic Minor One Octave
(Rhythm And Rag for B flat Saxophone)
                                                    G Melodic MinorOne Octave
(ABRSM)
Joplin, S The Easy Winners (Up Grade Grades 2
                                                    2. Arpeggios Eb and Bb Major Two Octaves
– 3)
                                                    A Major One octave
Lyons, G Wonder Warthog (Tenor Saxophone
                                                    C Minor Two Octaves
for Starters) (Nova Music)
                                                    D Minor One Octave
Lyons, G Direct Action or Soft Song (New Alto
or Tenor Saxophone Solos Book 1) (Useful            3. Chromatic scale commencing on G One
Music)
                                                    Octave
McHugh, N People Need the Lord (Great is the
Lord) (Hal Leonard)
                                                    4. Blues Scale Only to be presented if Item 4 is
Marshall, P Flat Matt’s Fat Cat Dance or Rustin’
                                                    a jazz piece with an improvisation created by
Dustin’s Raggy Dance or Wimpy Wendy’s
                                                    the student. According to the piece with
Wayward Waltz (The Big, Big Book of Groovy
                                                    improvisation*Scale to be dropped for the blues
Tunes) (Le Dogue)
                                                    scale.
Mullins, R Awesome God (Great is the Lord) (Hal
Leonard)
                                                    B.   FOUR ITEMS: ONE from each of the
Pogson, S Night Flight or Ska Face or Slow Train           following Items
Blues (The Way To Rock) (Boosey & Hawkes)
Porter, C It’s Alright With Me arr. Esposito (The
                                                    Item 1: (20 marks)
Music of Cole Porter Plus 1) (Warner Bros.)
Rae, J Grand ‘Ole Duke (Jazzy Sax 2)
                                                    Etude No. 31 (80 Graded Studies for Sax Book
(Universal)
                                                    1) (Faber Music)
In the Wee Small Hours (Blue Saxophone)
                                                    Etude No. 37 (Easy Classical Studies for Sax
(Universal)
                                                    Book 1) (Universal Edition)
Traditional Jamaican Folk Song or The Mango
                                                    Cowles, C Lightly Latin (Finger Bobbins for
Walk (Up Grade Grades 2 – 3)
                                                    Unaccompanied Sax) (Studio Music Co.)
Veldaus, E What’s Up? (Play ‘em Right: Rock 1)      Davies & Harris Nos. 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 29 or
(Dehaske)
                                                    30 (80 Graded Studies for Saxophone Book 1)
Wedgwood, P Moonglow (Jazzin’ About)
                                                    Endresen, R No. 6 or 8 (Supplementary Studies)
Chinese Take It Away (Selected Solos for
                                                    Garibaldi, G Etude No. 40 (Easy Classical
Sop/Tenor Saxophone Grades 1 – 3)
                                                    Studies ed. John Harle) (Universal Edition)
                                                    Lacour, M No. 15 or 18 (50 Etudes Faciles –
Own Choice: Candidates may substitute a
                                                    Book 1) (Billadout)
piece of their own choice for Item 4 only.
                                                    Lyons, G Etude No. 11 (24 Melodic Studies for
                                                    Sax) (Useful Music)
A work of equivalent standard to the above set
                                                    Marshall, P Blutude One or Blutude Two (Ten
pieces is to be chosen by the candidate for this    Blutudes for Saxophone) (Le Dogue)
section. The work may be the candidate’s own
                                                    Menz Dixieland Blues (Learn As You Play
composition or arrangement. A copy must be
                                                    Saxophone) (Boosey & Hawkes)
provided for the examiner. The work must be
                                                    Mule, M No. 5 or 7 (24 Easy Pieces)
accompanied by either (i) a keyboard
                                                    Niehaus, L Exercise 5 or 7 (Basic Jazz
instrument or (ii) a small instrumental ensemble
                                                    Conceptions for Saxophone Vol. 1)
or (iii) a CD.
                                                    Rae, J No. 9, 15, 27, 30, 33 or 36 (Progressive
                                                    Jazz Studies – Intermediate Level) (Faber)
C. PROGRAMME NOTES (10 marks)
                                                    Walton, M Study in Bb Major P20 (Note
                                                    Cruncher for Sax Book 1)
This section will require an accurate and prompt    Study in G Minor P20
response to questions related to the content of
                                                    Wedgwood, P Five Jive (Up Grade Grades 2 – 3)
the musical score. The following areas must be
                                                    Wichtl, G Etude No. 37 (80 Graded Studies for
covered in preparation:
                                                    Sax Book I) (Faber Music)
                                                    Bizet, G Castanet Song (66 Great Tunes-
(i) Key signatures
                                                    Walton)
(ii) Time signatures
                                                    Trad. Dixie (66 Great Tunes-Walton)
(iii) Notation – pitch - duration
(iv) All terms and signs on the score
                                                    Item 2:   (20 marks)
                ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS

Bach, JS Air on a G String (Classical - Discover   I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing (Take the Lead -
the Lead Series) (International Music              Ballads)
Publishers)                                        Aebersold, J Improvisation (Any Play-A-Long)
Haydn, F Serenade (66 Great Tunes - AWMP)          BaileyCooking With Gas (Jazz Incorporated Vol.
Serenade (Classical Album arr. Harle)              2) (Bailey)
(Universal)                                        Snappy Rag (Jazz Incorporated Vol. 1) (Bailey)
Harvey, P Love in her Eyes Sits Playing or The     Basie, C One O’Clock Jump (Jazztastic Tenor
Red Pipers Melody (Saxophone Solos for the         Sax)
Tenor Saxophone Vol.1) (Chester)                   Davis, M Milestones (Miles Davis Vol. 2 - Jazz
Londiex, J Air Tendre or Rondo (A La               Playalongs) (Hal Leonard)
Decourvete 1er Recuil) (Leduc)                     Four (Miles David Vol. 2 - Jazz Playalongs) (Hal
Martini, JP Plaisir D’Amour (66 Great Tunes –      Leonard)
AWMP)                                              Don’t Worry (The Sound of Pop, Rock & Blues
Purcell, H Trumpet Voluntary (66 Great Tunes)      Vol. 2) (Dehaske)
(AWMP)                                             Blue Elephant (The Sound of Pop, Rock & Blues
Tchaikovsky, P Reverie ed. Keith Stent (The        Vol. 2) (Dehaske)
Saxophone Collection Book 1 - Alto) (Kevin         Hancock, H Watermelon Man (Jazztastic Tenor
Mayhew)                                            Sax)
Vivaldi, A Cantabile (Selected Solos for           Haughton, A Monkey Nuts (Rhythm and Rag for
Sopr/Tenor Saxophone Grades 1 – 3)                 B flat saxophone) (ABRSM)
                                                   Williams, J Dobby the House Elf (The Chamber
Item 3:   (20 marks)                               of Secrets)
                                                   Moaning Myrtle (The Chamber of Secrets)
Grieg, E Gavotte from ‘The Holberg Suite’          Gilderoy Lockhart (The Chamber of Secrets)
(Amazing Solos for Tenor Saxophone) (Boosey        Nimbus 200 (The Chamber of Secrets)
& Hawkes)                                          Family Portrait (The Chamber of Secrets)
Haughton, A Valse Barcarolle (Rhythm And Rag
for B flat Saxophone) (ABRSM)                      Own Choice: Candidates may substitute a
Lyons, G Sweet & Sad (New Tenor Saxophone          piece of their own choice for Item 4 only.
Solos Book 1) (Useful Music)
Marshall, P Prelude (Suite Historique) (Le         A work of equivalent standard to the above set
Dogue)                                             pieces is to be chosen by the candidate for this
Ode To A Butterfly (Ode to a Butterfly) (Le        section. The work may be the candidate’s own
Dogue)                                             composition or arrangement. A copy must be
Menken, S Colours Of The Wind (Disney Solos –      provided for the examiner. The work must be
Hal Leonard)                                       accompanied by either (i) a keyboard
Mussorgsky, M Promenade (Selected Solos for        instrument or (ii) a small instrumental ensemble
Tenor Saxophone Grades 1 – 3)                      or (iii) a CD.
Rossini, G The Barber of Seville (66 Great Tunes
– AWMP)                                            C. PROGRAMME NOTES (10 marks)
Saint-Saens, C The Swan (Saxophone Solos for
the Tenor Saxophone Vol. 1) (Chester)              This section will require an accurate and prompt
Strauss, J Jr Waltz from Die Fledermaus (66        response to questions related to the content of
Great Tunes – AWMP)                                the musical score. The following areas must be
Schubert, F Marche Militaire (66 Great Tunes –     covered in preparation:
AWMP)
                                                   (i) Key signatures
Item 4:   (20 marks)                               (ii) Time signatures
                                                   (iii) Notation – pitch - duration
Summertime (Take the Lead - Jazz)                  (iv) All terms and signs on the score

Green Tomatoes (Rhythm and Rag for B flat          Wedgwood, P No. 3 Free Fall (Jazzin’ About)
saxophone) (ABRSM)                                 (Faber)
Jacobs, C Beauty School Dropout (Take the          Plaza de Toros (Selected Solos for Sop/Tenor
Lead - Grease) (Warner)                            Sax Grades 1 – 3)
Mancini, H The Pink Panther (Theme Fentone)        Williams, J Dobby the House Elf (The Chamber
Marshall, P Texas Alex and his Wagon Wheel         of Secrets)
Blues or Smithereenie (The Big, Big Book of        Moaning Myrtle (The Chamber of Secrets)
Groovy Tunes) (Le Dogue)                           Gilderoy Lockhart (The Chamber of Secrets)
Razor Racer (The Racer Suite) (Le Dogue)           Nimbus 200 (The Chamber of Secrets)
Norton, C No. 1 Swing Out Sister (The Microjazz
for T Sax Book 1)
No. 4 Riff Laden                                   GRADE 4
Parker, G Now’ The Time (Hal Leonard)
Pogson, S Jumping Jack (The Way to Rock)           A. TECHNICAL WORK (10 marks)
(Boosey & Hawkes)
Rae, J Mr Creek (Blue Saxophone) (Universal)       All scales and arpeggios to be Tongued, Slurred,
Waltz for Emily (Blue Saxophone) (Universal)       2 slurred 2 tongued, Slurred in Pairs.
Beyond the Blue (Latin Saxophone) (Universal)
                                                   1. Scales E and F Major Two Octaves
                ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS

Ab Major*One Octave                                Goltermann, G Cantilena (Solos for the Tenor
F and C# Harmonic Minor Two Octaves                Saxophone Player – Teal) (G. Schirmer/Hal
D Melodic Minor Two Octaves                        Leonard)
                                                   Mozart, WA Turkish Rondo (66 Great Tunes -
2. Arpeggios E and F Major Two Octaves             AWMP)
Ab Major One Octave                                Ravel, M Bolero (66 Great Tunes – AWMP) or
C#, and F Minor Two Octaves                        (Saxophone Solos for the Tenor Saxophone)
                                                   (Chester)
3. Scales in 3rds G One Octave                     Singlee, JB Allegro Vivace (Selected Solos for
                                                   Sop/Tenor Sax Grades 4 – 6)
4. Chromatic scale commencing on C Two             Schubert, F Minuetto (Solos for the Tenor
Octaves                                            Saxophone Player – Teal)
                                                   Schumann, R Romance No. 1 (Solos for the
5. Blues Scale Only to be presented if Item 4 is   Tenor Saxophone Player – Teal)
a jazz piece with an improvisation created by      Tchaikovsky, P Valse Nouvelle (Concert &
the student. According to the piece with           Contest Collection)
improvisation*Scale to be dropped for the blues    Vivaldi, A Concerto for 2 (66 Great Tunes)
scale.                                             (AWMP)

B. FOUR ITEMS: ONE from each of the                Item 3:   (20 marks)
following Items
                                                   On The Rocks (The Sound of Pop, Rock & Blues
Item 1: (20 marks)                                 Vol. 2) (Dehaske)
                                                   Ashman, Menken Be Our Guest (Disney Solos)
Anderson, CJ Etude No. 74 (Easy Classical          (Hal Leonard)
Studies ed. John Harle) (Universal Edition)        Bernstein, L America from West Side Story
Garibaldi, G Etude no. 42 (Easy Classical          (Amazing Solos for Tenor Saxophone) (Boosey
Studies ed. John Harle) (Universal Edition)        & Hawkes)
Harris, P Etude No. 32, 35, 42, 43 or 44 (80       Haughton, A Iberia (Rhythm and Rag for B flat
Graded Studies for Saxophone Book 1) (Faber        saxophone) (ABRSM)
Music)                                             Joplin, S New Rag (66 Great Tunes – Walton)
Lacour, M No. 20 or 23 (50 Etudes Faciles –        Marshall, P Courante Musette (Suite Historique)
Book 1) (Billadout)                                (Le Dogue)
Lyons, G Etude No. 17 (24 melodic Studies for      Prokofieff, S Troika (Amazing Solos for Tenor
Sax) (Useful Music)                                Saxophone) (Boosey & Hawkes)
Marshall, P Blutude Five or Blutude Seven (Ten     Rossini G William Tell Overture (66 Great Tunes
Blutudes for Saxophone)       (Le Dogue)           – AWMP)
Mule, M No. 17 (24 Easy Studies)                   Warlock, P Basse Danse from the Capriol
Niehaus, L Exercise 11 or 12 (Basic Conceptions    (Amazing Solos for Tenor Saxophone) (Boosey
for Saxophone Vol. 1)                              & Hawkes)
Etude No. 15 or 16 (Jazz Conception for            Ravel, M Bolero (66 Great Tunes-Walton)
Saxophone – Intermediate Level) (Hal Leonard)
Rae, J Round About or Slurp, Slurp or Walk         Item 4:   (20 marks)
About (20 Modern Studies for Saxophone)
(Universal)                                        Birdland (Take the Lead - Jazz)
No. 29, 34 or 35 (Progressive Jazz Studies –       Misty (Take the Lead - Jazz)
Intermediate) (Faber)                              Aebersold, J Improvisation (Any Play-A-Long)
Voxman, E C Major p2 or D Major p19 (Selected      BaileyJumbuck Jive (Jazz Incorporated Vol. 1)
Solos) (Rubank)                                    (Bailey)
Walton, M Study in F Major or D Minor P12          Cowles, C A Fiery Froghoppers Hop (Amazing
(Note Cruncher for Sax Book 1)                     Animals) (Fentone)
Beethoven, L Shepherds Thanksgiving after the      Ellington, D Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Storm (66 Great Tunes-Walton)                      (Duke Ellington Classics Vol. 1 - Jazz
Mozart, WA Symphony No 40 (66 Great                Playalongs) (Hal Leonard)
Tunes-Walton)                                      Mancini, H Peter Gunn Theme (Jazztastic Tenor
Grieg, E Morning (66 Great Tunes-Walton)           Sax)
                                                   Marshall, P Candid Candace’s Bandit Blues or
Item 2: (20 marks)                                 The Elephant’s Treadmill (The Big, Big Book of
                                                   Groovy Tunes) (Le Dogue)
Gossec, FJ Tamborine (66 Great Tunes-              Raggy Racer or Resting Racer (The Racer Suite)
Walton)                                            (Le Dogue)
Bizet, G Habanera (Selected Solos for              Michael & Ridgeley Careless Whisper (Take the
Sop/Tenor Saxophone Grades 4 – 6))                 Lead Series – No. 1 Hits) (Warner/IMP)
Bizet, G Seguidilla from Carmen (Amazing Solos     Parker, C Blues Alice (The Blues Vol. 3 - Jazz
for Tenor Saxophone) (Boosey & Hawkes)             Playalongs) (Hal Leonard)
Boccherini, L Minuet & Trio (66 Great Tunes)       Empty Pocket (The Sound of Pop, Rock & Blues
(AWMP)                                             Vol. 2) (Dehaske)
Galliard Allegro (A La Decourvete 3eme Recuil)     Porter, C I Get A Kick Out Of You or I’ve Got
(Leduc)                                            You Under My Skin (Cole Porter Classics ed. F.
                                                   Mantooth) (Hal Leonard)
                ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS

Rae, J Kebab Keboogie (Jazzy Sax 2)
(Universal)                                        6. Blues Scale Only to be presented if Item 4 is
Tradewinds or On the Edge (Latin Saxophone)        a jazz piece with an improvisation created by
(Universal)                                        the student. According to the piece with
Sondheim, S Send In The Clowns (Take the           improvisation*Scale to be dropped for the blues
Lead - Musicals) (Warner/IMP)                      scale.
Wedgwood, P Hot on the Line (Jazzin’ About)
Wilson, A Night Walk (Bebop & more) (Spartan
Press)                                             B. FOUR ITEMS: ONE from each of the
Williams, J Jar Jar’s Introduction (Star Wars      following Items
Episode 1 - Alto & Tenor) (Warner)
Double Trouble – Harry Potter and the Prisoner     Item 1: (20 marks)
of Azkaban (WB)
Duel of Fates – Phantom Menace Episode 1           Bach, JS Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (More
Raider’s March (Film Tunes Playalong for Alto      Great Tunes M. Walton)
Saxophone - B. C. Turner) (Chester)                Beethoven, L Violin Concerto (More Great Tunes
Fawkes the Phoenix (The Chamber of Secrets)        M. Walton)
Harry’s Wondrous World (The Chamber of             Paganini, N. Caprice (More Great Tunes M.
Secrets) Play all the high notes.                  Walton)
                                                   Tchaikovsky, P Romeo and Juliet Theme (More
Own Choice: Candidates may substitute a            Great Tunes M. Walton)
piece of their own choice for Item 4 only.         Any two to be selected.
                                                   Blatt, F Etude No. 49 (Easy Classical Studies
A work of equivalent standard to the above set     ed. J. Harle) (Universal)
pieces is to be chosen by the candidate for this   Cowles, C Dixie (Finger Bobbins for
section. The work may be the candidate’s own       Unaccompanied Sax) (Studio Music Co.)
composition or arrangement. A copy must be         Gariboldi, G Etude No. 66 (Easy Classical
provided for the examiner. The work must be        Studies ed. J. Harle) (Universal
accompanied by either (i) a keyboard               Garnier, F Etude No. 49 or No. 50 (80 Graded
instrument or (ii) a small instrumental ensemble   Studies for Sax Book 2) (Faber)
or (iii) a CD.                                     Johnson, JJ Jazz Etude (Exercises and Etudes
                                                   for the Jazz Instrumentalist) (Hal Leonard)
C. PROGRAMME NOTES (10 marks)                      Klose, H Melodie Allemonde (Saxophone Method
                                                   Pt. 1)
This section will require an accurate and prompt   Lacour, M No. 25 (50 Etudes Faciles Book 1)
response to questions related to the content of    (Billadout)
the musical score. The following areas must be     Marshall, P Blue Berzurka (Le Dogue)
covered in preparation:                            Blutude Three or Blutude Nine (Ten Blutudes for
                                                   Sax) (Le Dogue)
(i) Key signatures                                 1921 or 1967 (Jazz Ramblings for solo
(ii) Time signatures                               Saxophone) (Le Dogue)
(iii) Notation - pitch - duration                  Mule, M No. 23 (24 Easy Studies)
(iv) All terms and signs on the score              Neihaus, L Etude No. 4 (Developing Jazz
                                                   Concepts for Saxophone) (Hal Leonard)
                                                   Paganini, N Caprice (More Great Tunes M.
                                                   Walton)
GRADE 5                                            Rae, J Sidewinder or Slavonic Dance (20 Modern
                                                   Studies for Saxophone) (Universal)
A. TECHNICAL WORK (10 marks)                       Voxman, E D Minor p9 (Selected Solos)
                                                   (Rubank)
All scales and arpeggios to be Tongued, Slurred,   E Major p40 (Selected Solos) (Rubank)
2 slurred 2 tongued, Slurred in pairs.             Walton, M Study in Bb Major P34 (Note
                                                   Cruncher for Sax Book 1)
1. Scales F# Major* One Octave                     Study in G Minor P34
B and Db Major Two Octaves
Bb Harmonic Minor Two Octaves                      Item 2: (20 marks)
G# Harmonic Minor One Octave
                                                   Anon. Spanish Love Song (Selected Solos for
2. Arpeggios F# Major One Octave                   Sop/Tenor Sax Grades 4 – 6)
B and Db Major Two Octaves                         Brahms, J Hungarian Dance No. 1 (Solos for the
Bb Minor Two Octaves                               Tenor Sax Player – Teal)
G# Minor One Octave                                Debussy, C Sarabande (Solos for Tenor Sax)
                                                   (Schirmer)
3. Chromatic scale commencing on E Two             Goltermann, G Cantilena Op. 14 (Solos for the
Octaves                                            Tenor Saxophone Player – Teal)
                                                   Londiex, J La Pie or Tambourins (A La
4. Scales in 3rds D and B Major Two Octaves        Decourvete 3eme Recuil) (Leduc)
                                                   Rossini, G The Thieving Magpie Overture (More
5. Dominant 7ths in the keys of Bb Major Two       Great Tunes M. Walton)
Octaves D Major One Octave
                ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS

Saint-Saens, C Rondo Capriccioso (More Great       Own Choice: Candidates may substitute a
Tunes M. Walton)                                   piece of their own choice for Item 4 only.
Tchaikovsky, P Sleigh Ride (Solos for the Tenor
Saxophone Player – Teal)                           A work of equivalent standard to the above set
                                                   pieces is to be chosen by the candidate for this
Item 3:   (20 marks)                               section. The work may be the candidate’s own
                                                   composition or arrangement. A copy must be
Bigaglia Allegro (A La Decourvete 3eme Recuil)     provided for the examiner. The work must be
(Leduc)                                            accompanied by either (i) a keyboard
Gershwin, G Theme from Rhapsody in Blue            instrument or (ii) a small instrumental ensemble
(Selected Solos for the Sop/Tenor Saxophone        or (iii) a CD.
Grades 4 – 6)
Harvey, P Rondo (Saxophone Solos for the           C. PROGRAMME NOTES (10 marks)
Tenor Saxophone Vol. 2) (Chester)
Marshall, P Gavotte de Glisser AND Gigue en        This section of the examination is vitally
forme de rondo (Suite Historique) (Le Dogue)       important and should reflect thorough research
Nyman, M The Heart Asks Pleasure First (Film       and knowledge of the music performed in the
Tunes Playalong) (Chester Music)                   examination.
Rodriguez, J La Cumparsita (Selected Solos for
Sop/Tenor Sax Grades 4 – 6)                        A well-presented written report on one of the
                                                   performed examination pieces must be handed
                                                   to the examiner at the commencement of the
Item 4:   (20 marks)                               examination. The candidate, with the aid of
                                                   palm notes if necessary, will present a
Oye Como Va (Guestspot Latin - J. Long) (Wise      structured and confident oral delivery of the
Publications)                                      main points in the written report. A mere
There Is No Closer Friend (Moments of Swing)       reading of the report will not be accepted. The
(Dehaske)                                          examiner may discuss various points with the
Nights in White Satin (Guestspot Ballads)          candidate.
Masquerade (The Phantom of the Opera) (Hal
Leonard)                                           Successful candidates will have covered all
The Arena (Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the     aspects of the chosen piece in their research
Clones) (Warner/IMP)                               including, but not confined to the following
Aebersold, J Improvisation (Any Play-A-Long)       areas:
Bacharach, B I Say A Little Prayer For you (The
Music of Burt Bacharach Plus One) (Warner)         (i)All details on the score as for previous grades
Bailey Stokers Siding (Jazz Incorporated Vol. 1)   ie. keys, modulations, terms, note and rest
(Bailey)                                           names and values, metronome markings, signs
Giblin, I Chicken Chowder (Amazing Solos for
Tenor Saxophone – Boosey & Hawkes)                 (ii)A detailed explanation and description of the
Hayes, B Saturday Night or Fly Me To The Moon      title of the piece whether it be specific (eg. The
(Sinatra, Sax and Swing)                           Snake Charmer) or more generic (eg. Sonatina)
Marshall, P Wild Man of the Forest (Wild Man of
the Forest) (Le Dogue)                             (iii)The nationality and dates of the composer
Seven Sketches for Saxophone – any four            with interesting and relevant biographical
movements (Seven Sketches for Saxophone)           information. Details of the composer's other
(Le Dogue)                                         major works.
Reckless (Le Dogue)
Monk, T Round Midnight (Guestspot Blues)           (iv)The formal structure of the piece with bar
Norman, M The James Bond Theme (James              numbers where possible to clearly show the
Bond Collection) (Warner)                          main sections
Norton, C No. 6 Slow Boogie (The Microjazz for
T Sax Book 2)                                      (v)Any unique or special characteristics
Parker, C Scrapple From The Apple (The Charlie     associated with the piece eg. it's place in music
Parker Omnibook) (Music Sales)                     history.
Rae, J Cayenne (Latin Saxophone) (Universal)
Schifrin, M ission Impossible Theme (Film Tunes
Playalong) (Chester Music)                         GRADE 6
Spice Girls 2 Become 1 (Guestspot 90’s Hits)
(Wise Publications)
                                                   A. TECHNICAL WORK (10 marks)
Wedgwood, P No. 7 Out of Nowhere or No. 8
Tequila Sunrise (Jazzin’ About)
                                                   All scales and arpeggios to be Tongued, Slurred,
Williams, J A Window to the Past – Harry Potter
                                                   2 slurred 2 tongued, Slurred in pairs.
and the Prisoner of Azkaban (WB)
The Chamber of Secrets (The Chamber of
                                                   1. COMPULSORY Scales
Secrets)
                                                   F# Major/Harmonic and Melodic Minor
Wilson, A Blues Boulevard (Bebop & more)
                                                   Two Octaves
(Spartan Press)
                                                   STUDENT SELECTION
                ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS

Major/Harmonic and Melodic Minor                   Rimsky-Korsakov Dance of the Tumblers (More
To perform 1 sharp and 1 flat Key, including C     Great Tunes M. Walton) (AWMP)
Major, from
G, Ab or A One Octave*                             Item 2:   (20 marks)
And 1 sharp and 1 flat from
Bb, B, Cb, C, C#, Db, D, Eb, E, F Two Octaves      Grieg, E Songs without Words (Solos for the
                                                   Tenor Sax Player – Teal)
2. Arpeggios from keys selected above              Mendelssohn, F Song Without Words (Solos for
                                                   the Tenor Saxophone Player ed. Teal) (G.
3. Broken Chords Select one from the major         Schirmer/Hal Leonard)
and minor arpeggios above.                         Fingals Cave Overture (More Great Tunes M.
                                                   Walton)
4. Chromatic scale commencing on F#                Rossini, G Cavatina (Cavatina from ‘The Barber
Two Octaves                                        of Seville’) (International Music)
                                                   Saint-Saens, C Allegro Appassionato (Solos for
5. Scales in 3rds F# Major Two Octaves             the Tenor Sax Player – Teal)
A Major One Octave                                 Schubert, F Fantasia (More Great Tunes M.
                                                   Walton)
6. Dominant 7ths in the keys of F and A Major
Two Octaves                                        Item 3:   (20 marks)

7. Whole Tone Scale C# Two Octaves                 Arensky, A Allegretto (Concert & Contest
                                                   Collection)
8. Blues Scale Only to be presented if Item 4 is   Cowles, C Bala Ballade and Bala Bounce
a jazz piece with an improvisation created by      (Saxophone Solos for the Tenor Saxophone Vol.
the student. According to the piece with           2) (Chester)
improvisation *scale to be dropped for the blues   Granados, E Playera (Solos for the Tenor
scale.                                             Saxophone Player – Teal)
                                                   Melody (New Alto or Tenor Sax Solos Book 3)
                                                   (Useful Music)
B. FOUR ITEMS: ONE from each of the                Moszkowski, M Spanish Dance No. 2 (Solos for
following Items                                    the Tenor Saxophone Player – Teal)

CANDIDATES AND TEACHERS PLEASE NOTE                Item 4: (20 marks)
TOTAL PERFORMANCE TIME:- 20 minutes                Desafinado (Guestspot Jazz)
MAXIMUM                                            Funky Dee (The Sound of Pop, Rock & Blues
                                                   Vol. 2) (Dehaske)
Item 1: (20 marks)                                 Count On Me (15 Popular Instrumental Solos)
                                                   (Warner)
Baermann, C Etude No. 61 (80 Graded Studies        The Meadow Picnic (Star Wars Episode 2: The
for Saxophone Book 2) (Faber)                      Attack of the Clones) (Warner/IMP)
Cowles, C Tyrolean Swing (Finger Bobbins for       I Am Australian (Instrumental Folio/for all
Unaccompanied Sax) (Studio Music)                  instruments) (Warner)
Davies & Harris Nos. 66 or 67 or 68 (80 Graded     Pure Shores (Smash Hits Playalong) (Wise)
Studies for Saxophone Book 2)                      Aebersold, J Improvisation (Any Play-A-Long)
Ferling, C Etude No. 58 (80 Graded Studies for     Byrchmore, R Rock (Selected Solos for
Saxophone Book 2) (Faber)                          Sop/Tenor Saxophone Grades 4 – 6)
Lyons, G Etude No. 21 or 23 (24 Melodic            Calland, B Hypertension (Selected Solos for
Studies for Sax) (Useful Music)                    Sop/Tenor Sax Grades 4 – 6)
Marshall, P Rhap-scallion (Rhap-scallion) (Le      Collins, P In The Air Tonight (Go Solo Rock Alto
Dogue)                                             or Tenor) (Wise)
1930 or 1943 (Jazz Ramblings for Solo              Dire Straits Sultans Of Swing (Go Solo Rock Alto
Saxophone) (Le Dogue)                              or Tenor) (Wise)
Niehaus, L No. 22 (Jazz Conceptions for            Ellington, D In A Sentimental Mood (Duke
Saxophone)                                         Ellington Classics Jazz Playalong) (Hal Leonard)
Etude No. 23 or 24 (Developing Jazz Concepts       Hearts For Sale (Moments of Swing) (Dehaske)
for Saxophone) (Hal Leonard)                       Harris, P Music of the Spheres (Selected Solos
Rae, J Soho or Hard Rock Blues (20 Modern          for Sop/Tenor Sax Grades 4 -6)
Studies for Saxophone) (Universal)                 Saxsequential (Selected Solos for Sop/Tenor
Staccato Prelude (12 Modern Etudes)                Sax Grades 4 – 6)
(Universal)                                        Hayes, B The Song Is You or Oh, Lady Be Good
Voxman, E Study in G Minor P16 (Selected           or Steppin’ out with My Baby (Sinatra, Sax and
Studies for Sax)                                   Swing)
Study in Ab P34 (Selected Studies for Sax)         Lyons, G Bounce (New Alto Sax Solos Book 3)
Mozart, WA Eine Kleine Nachmusik 4th               (Useful Music)
Movement (More Great Tunes-Walton)                 Footsteps (The Sound of Pop, Rock and Blues
Delibes Pizzicato Polka & Operatic Duet (top       Vol. 2) (Dehaske)
line only) (More Great Tunes-Walton)               Too Many Notes Samba (Moments of Swing)
Rossini, G Barber of Seville Aria (More Great      (Dehaske)
Tunes-Walton)                                      Marshall, P Jazzamatazz Two (Le Dogue)
                ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS

Wild Man of the Forest (Le Dogue)
Mendoca, M Desafinado (Selected Solos for            All scales and arpeggios to be Tongued, Slurred,
Sop/Tenor Sax Grades 4 – 6)                          2 slurred 2 tongued, Slurred in pairs.
Norton, C No. 9 Home Blues or No. 11 Rolling
Stock (The Microjazz for Tenor Saxophone)            1. COMPULSORY Scales
(Boosey and Hawkes)                                  G Major/Harmonic and Melodic Minor Two
Parker, C Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker             Octaves
Omnibook)
                                                     STUDENT SELECTION
Own Choice: Candidates may substitute a              Major/Harmonic and Melodic Minor
piece of their own choice for Item 4 only.           To perform 2 sharp and 2 flat keys, including C
                                                     Major, from Bb, B, Cb, C, C#, Db, D, Eb, E, F,
A work of equivalent standard to the above set       F#Two Octaves
pieces is to be chosen by the candidate for this     Select different scales from Grade 6
section. The work may be the candidate’s own
composition or arrangement. A copy must be           2. Arpeggios From keys selected above
provided for the examiner. The work must be
accompanied by either (i) a keyboard                 3. Broken Chords – select from the major and
instrument or (ii) a small instrumental ensemble     minor arpeggios above.
or (iii) a CD.
                                                     4. Chromatic scale commencing on G Two
C. PROGRAMME NOTES (10 marks)                        Octaves

This section of the examination is vitally           5. Scales in 3rds E and F Major Two Octaves
important and should reflect thorough research
and knowledge of the music performed in the          6. Dominant 7ths in the keys of Bb and G#
examination.                                         Major Two Octaves

A well-presented written report on one of the        7. Whole tone scale commencing on E and F
performed examination pieces must be handed          Two Octaves
to the examiner at the commencement of the
examination. The candidate, with the aid of          8. Diminished 7th commencing on E and F
palm notes if necessary, will present a              Two Octaves
structured and confident oral delivery of the
main points in the written report. A mere            9. Blues Scale Only to be presented if Item 4 is
reading of the report will not be accepted. The      a jazz piece with an improvisation created by
examiner may discuss various points with the         the student. According to the piece with
candidate.                                           improvisation the scale to be dropped comes
                                                     from one of your STUDENT SELECTION.
Successful candidates will have covered all
aspects of the chosen piece in their research        B. FOUR ITEMS: ONE from each of the
including, but not confined to the following         following Items
areas:
                                                     CANDIDATES AND TEACHERS PLEASE NOTE
(i)All details on the score as for previous grades   TOTAL PERFORMANCE TIME:- 20 minutes
ie. keys, modulations, terms, note and rest          MAXIMUM
names and values, metronome markings, signs
                                                     Item 1: (20 marks)
(ii)A detailed explanation and description of the
title of the piece whether it be specific (eg. The   Bozza, E No. 8 or No. 11 (12 Etudes-Caprices
Snake Charmer) or more generic (eg. Sonatina)        for Saxophone) (Leduc)
                                                     Improvisation & Caprice
(iii)The nationality and dates of the composer       Cowles, C Jazz Impro (Finger Bobbins for
with interesting and relevant biographical           Unaccompanied Saxophone) (Studio Music Co.)
information. Details of the composer's other         Davies & Harris Nos. 72 or 73 or 74 (80 Graded
major works.                                         Studies for Saxophone Book 2)
                                                     Dubois Prelude (Suite Francais) (Leduc)
(iv)The formal structure of the piece with bar       Ferling, C Etude No. 43 /Davies & Harris (80
numbers where possible to clearly show the           Graded Studies for Sax Book 2) (Faber)
main sections                                        Langey, O No. 32 P96 (The Saxophone)
                                                     Lyons, G Etude No. 23 (24 Melodic Studies for
(v)Any unique or special characteristics             Saxophone) (Useful Music)
associated with the piece eg. it's place in music    Marshall, P Unravelled (Le Dogue)
history.                                             1999 (Jazz Ramblings for Solo Saxophone) (Le
                                                     Dogue)
                                                     Niehaus, L Etude No. 24 (Jazz Conceptions for
GRADE 7                                              Saxophone) (Hal Leonard)
                                                     Etude No. 1 (Intermediate Jazz Conceptions for
A. TECHNICAL WORK (10 marks)                         Sax) (Hal Leonard)
                ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS

Piazolla, A No. 5 (Tango etudes) (Henri             accompanied by either (i) a keyboard
Lemoine)                                            instrument or (ii) a small instrumental ensemble
Pietzsch, G Etude No. 68 (Easy Classical Studies    or (iii) a CD.
ed. J. Harle) (Universal)
Rae, J Ignition or Point to Point (12 Modern        C. PROGRAMME NOTES (10 marks)
Etudes) (Universal)
Cyclone (20 Modern Studies for Saxophone)           This section of the examination is vitally
(Universal)                                         important and should reflect thorough research
Tchaikovsky, P Dance of the Swans (More Great       and knowledge of the music performed in the
Tunes M. Walton)                                    examination.
Tulou, JL Etude No. 50 (Easy Classical Studies
ed. J. Harle) (Universal)                           A well-presented written report on one of the
Bizet, G Symphony, 2nd Movement (More Great         performed examination pieces must be handed
Tunes-Walton)                                       to the examiner at the commencement of the
Rossini, G Tarantella (More Great Tunes-            examination. The candidate, with the aid of
Walton)                                             palm notes if necessary, will present a
                                                    structured and confident oral delivery of the
Item 2:   (20 marks)                                main points in the written report. A mere
                                                    reading of the report will not be accepted. The
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scherazade 3rd Movement            examiner may discuss various points with the
(The Classic Experience arr. J. Lanning) (Cramer    candidate.
Music)
Allegro Appassionato (Solos for the Tenor           Successful candidates will have covered all
Saxophone ed. L. Teal) (G. Schirmer/Hal             aspects of the chosen piece in their research
Leonard)                                            including, but not confined to the following
Ravel, M Piece en Forme de Habanera (Leduc)         areas:
Bizet H. Symphony No2 AND Waltz (BOTH
pieces) (Walton More Great Tunes)                   (i)All details on the score as for previous grades
Millar H. Andante and Rondo No2 (Saxophone          ie. keys, modulations, terms, note and rest
Solos for Tenor Saxophone Vol 2 Harvey)             names and values, metronome markings, signs
Singelee J.B. Op 83 Solo de Concert (Rubank)
                                                    (ii)A detailed explanation and description of the
Item 3:   (20 marks)                                title of the piece whether it be specific (eg. The
                                                    Snake Charmer) or more generic (eg. Sonatina)
Desportes, Y Two Little Tales (Concert &
Contest Collection)                                 (iii)The nationality and dates of the composer
Harvey, P Rue Maurice Berteaux (Saxophone           with interesting and relevant biographical
Solos for the Tenor Saxophone Vol. 2) (Chester)     information. Details of the composer's other
Martin, F Ballade for Tenor Saxophone               major works.
Piazzolla, A Café 1930 (Histoire du Tango, trans.
Isoda) (Lemoine)                                    (iv)The formal structure of the piece with bar
Villa Lobos, H 2nd Movement Fantasia for            numbers where possible to clearly show the
Sop/Tenor Sax                                       main sections

Item 4: (20 marks)                                  (v)Any unique or special characteristics
                                                    associated with the piece eg. it's place in music
Abersold, J Improvisation (Any Play-A-Long)         history.
Clayton, B Avenue ‘C’ arr. T. Esposito (The
Music of Swing Plus One) (Warner)
Cap-rice (Moments of Swing) (Dehaske)
Kenny G Going Home (Best of Kenny G)                GRADE 8
Hayes, B The Tender Trap or I’ve Got You Under
My Skin (Sinatra, Sax and Swing)                    A. TECHNICAL WORK (10 marks)
Marshall, P Allegretto, poco scherzo (Suite for
Tenor Saxophone and Piano) (Le Dogue)               All scales and arpeggios to be Tongued, Slurred,
Funk-tasia (Le Dogue)                               2 slurred 2 tongued, Slurred in pairs.
Motion, D Overload (Groove Lab) (Faber)
Porter, C It’s Alright With Me (Cole Porter         1. COMPULSORY Scales
Classics ed. F. Mantooth) (Hal Leonard)             A Major/Harmonic and Melodic Minor Two
Parker, C Donna Lee (The Charlie Parker             Octaves
Omnibook) (Music Sales)
                                                    STUDENT SELECTION
Own Choice: Candidates may substitute a             Major/Harmonic and Melodic Minor
piece of their own choice for Item 4 only.          To Perform 3 sharps and 3 flats keys, including
                                                    C Major, from
A work of equivalent standard to the above set      Bb, B, Cb, C, C#, Db, D, Eb, E, F, F#, Gb, G, Ab
pieces is to be chosen by the candidate for this    Two Octaves*
section. The work may be the candidate’s own        Select different scales from Grade 6 and 7
composition or arrangement. A copy must be
provided for the examiner. The work must be         2. Arpeggios from keys selected above
                ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS

                                                    Sporck, G Novelette (Concert & Contest
3. Broken Chords Select one from the major          Collection)
and minor arpeggios above.                          Strimmer J. Serenade

4. Chromatic scale commencing on A                  Item 3: (20 marks)
 Two Octaves
                                                    Guilhaud, G First Concertino (Concert & Contest
5. Scales in 3rds Bb and G Major Two Octaves        Collection)
                                                    Ostransky, L Prelude & Allegro (Concert &
6. Dominant 7ths in the keys of C and Ab Major      Contest Collection)
Two Octaves                                         Schoonenbeek, K Concertino (all three
                                                    movements) (Dehaske)
7. Whole Tone Scale commencing on Bb                Singlee, J Solo de Concert
 Two Octaves                                        Stop Chick (Going Solo - D. Runswick) (Faber)
                                                    Upland Fling (Musical Postcards Alto or Tenor)
8. Diminished 7ths commencing on C and G            (Boosey & Hawkes)
Two octaves                                         Mexico (Musical Postcards Alto or Tenor)
                                                    (Boosey & Hawkes)
9. Blues ScaleOnly to be presented if Item 4 is a   Waignein, A Concertino (all three movements)
jazz piece with an improvisation created by the     (Dehaske)
student. According to the piece with                Villa-Lobos, H Fantasia mvt. 1 (Fantasia for
improvisation *scale to be dropped for the blues    Soprano Saxophone)
scale.
                                                    Item 4: (20 marks)
B. FOUR ITEMS: ONE from each of the
following Items                                     Didie-Rhythm-March (Moments of Swing)
                                                    (Dehaske)
CANDIDATES AND TEACHERS PLEASE NOTE                 Aebersold, J Improvisation (Any Play-A-Long)
TOTAL PERFORMANCE TIME:- 20 minutes                 Bennett, D Sonata (Sonata for Soprano
MAXIMUM                                             Saxophone) (Novello)
                                                    Kenny G Silhouette (Best of Kenny G)
Item 1: (20 marks)                                  Songbird (Best of Kenny G)
                                                    The Joy Of Life (Bb instrument - The Best of
Bozza, E No. 2 or No. 5 or No. 12 [Theme plus       Kenny G) (EMI)
any THREE variations] (12 Etudes-Caprices for       Hayes, B That’s All or Wave or Let Yourself Go
Solo Saxophone) (Leduc)                             (Sinatra, Sax and Swing)
Davies & Harris Nos. 78 or 79 or 80 (80 Graded      HeathOut of the Cool (Out of the Cool)
Studies for Saxophone Book 2)                       (Chester)
Drouet, L Etude No. 51 (Easy Classical Studies      Marshall, P Andantino and Vivo con brio (Suite
ed. J. Harle) (Universal)                           for Tenor Saxophone and piano) (Le Dogue)
Dubois, P Gavotte I and II (Suite Francais)
(Leduc)                                             Own Choice: Candidates may substitute a
Johnson, J.J Who Sez? (Exercises & Etudes for       piece of their own choice for Item 4 only.
the Jazz Instrumentalist) (Hal Leonard)
Karg-Elert, Corrente (25 Capricen und Sonate        A work of equivalent standard to the above set
fur Saxophone Solo) (Leduc)                         pieces is to be chosen by the candidate for this
Luft, J Etude No. 72 (80 Graded Studies for         section. The work may be the candidate’s own
Saxophone Book 2) (Faber)                           composition or arrangement. A copy must be
Mazas, J.F Etude No. 64 (80 Graded Studies for      provided for the examiner. The work must be
Saxophone Book 2) (Faber)                           accompanied by either (i) a keyboard
Niehaus, L No. 20 P40 (Jazz Conceptions for         instrument or (ii) a small instrumental ensemble
Saxophone Advanced)                                 or (iii) a CD.
Etude No. 14 or No. 22 (Intermediate Jazz
Conception for Sax) (Hal Leonard)                   C. PROGRAMME NOTES (10 marks)
Etude No. 7 Blue Waltz (Basic Jazz Conception
for Sax Vol. 2) (Hal Leonard)                       This section of the examination is vitally
Piazzolla, A No. 3 or 6 (Tango-etudes) (Henri       important and should reflect thorough research
Lemoine)                                            and knowledge of the music performed in the
Rae, J Free Spirit or Tabasco (12 Modern            examination.
Etudes) (Universal)
Rimsky-Korsakov Flight of the Bumble Bee            A well-presented written report on one of the
(More Great Tunes-Walton)                           performed examination pieces must be handed
                                                    to the examiner at the commencement of the
Item 2:   (20 marks)                                examination. The candidate, with the aid of
                                                    palm notes if necessary, will present a
Clerisse R. Prelude and Divertissement              structured and confident oral delivery of the
Glinka M. Romance of Antonida                       main points in the written report. A mere
Piazolla, A Night Club 1960 (Histoire du Tango,     reading of the report will not be accepted. The
trans. Isoda) (Lemoine)                             examiner may discuss various points with the
                                                    candidate.
                ST CECILIA TENOR/SOPRANO SAXOPHONE SYLLABUS


Successful candidates will have covered all
aspects of the chosen piece in their research
including, but not confined to the following
areas:

(i)All details on the score as for previous grades
ie. keys, modulations, terms, note and rest
names and values, metronome markings, signs

(ii)A detailed explanation and description of the
title of the piece whether it be specific (eg. The
Snake Charmer) or more generic (eg. Sonatina)

(iii)The nationality and dates of the composer
with interesting and relevant biographical
information. Details of the composer's other
major works.

(iv)The formal structure of the piece with bar
numbers where possible to clearly show the
main sections

(v)Any unique or special characteristics
associated with the piece eg. it's place in music
history.

								
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