Grade 1

Scales - as shown; choose either set (a) or set (b)

G, F Major, Major Arpeggios
(a) G, F Harmonic Minor, Minor Arpeggios
(b) A, E Minor Arpeggios
G Chromatic
Sustained note Any one note of the G major scale held for 6 seconds, mf
Ascending and descending one octave only. All scales and arpeggios to be: all tongued/all slurred
Range - Inclusive as shown:
example
Tempo - ascending and descending minimum metronome speed 100, one note per beat

Pieces

Three pieces to be chosen by three different composers. Two pieces must be from the list below. One alternative "own choice" work may be substituted and should be at a similar level to those already in the syllabus.
 
for any saxophone
AnonSweet NightingaleStarters for Saxophone, arr. Lewin, ABRSM
BachMinuetLearn As You Play Saxophone (Boosey)
BrodStudy in C80 Graded Studies for Saxophone, Bk 1, ed Davies and Harris (Faber)
BullardCrotchety SaxSixty For Sax, ABRSM
Davies & HarrisStudy No 180 Graded Studies for Saxophone Book 1
DemnitzStudy no.980 Graded Studies for Saxophone, Bk 1, ed Davies& Harris(Faber)
GarnierStudy no.880 Graded Studies for Saxophone, Bk 1, ed Davies& Harris(Faber)
HarrisStudySaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
Lyons, GrahamNo. 5 or No.724 Melodic Studies for Saxophone, Useful Music U55 Spartan Press
O'Neill, JohnK.O.Selected Pieces from the Jazz Method for Saxophone Schott12488/M.D.S
Percival & DorichEx 3 Pg 43Teacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichEx 8 Pg 33Teacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
RaeAutumn CloudsStyle Workout for Solo Saxophone, Universal
WaltonBunderbergSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
 
for B Flat Tenor Sax
BeethovenChoral Symphony Theme66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
BeethovenThemeSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
CowlesTri-TimeLearn As You Play Saxophone (Boosey)
GlazunovTheme and VariationsSelected Solos for Soprano/Tenor Sax Grades 1-3 (Faber)
GretryAirLearn As You Play Saxophone (Boosey)
GurlittAndante Pg 23Learn As You Play Saxophone, ed Wastell (Boosey & Hawkes)
HaydnAllemandeClassical Album, arr. Harle, Universal 17772/M.D.S
HaydnMinuetTime Pieces for B♭ Saxophone, vol.1, ABRSM
HydeSoliloquyLearn As You Play Saxophone (Boosey)
Percival & DorichLast Tango in CoonabarrabranTeacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichPavaneTeacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
RaeA Slice of the ActionEasy Jazzy Saxophone, Universal
RaePassin' ThruEasy Jazzy Saxophone, Universal
ReemanPromenadeTime Pieces for B♭ Saxophone, vol.1, ABRSM
SchubertThe Trout66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
TchaikovskyGrandfathers DanceTime Pieces for B♭ Saxophone, vol.1, ABRSM
TradThe Dying StockmanSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
 
for E Flat Alto Sax
BeethovenChoral Symphony Theme66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
BeethovenThemeSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
BrahmsSundayClassical Album, arr. Harle, Universal 17772/M.D.S
CowlesTri-TimeLearn As You Play Saxophone, ed Wastell (Boosey & Hawkes)
Davies & HarrisBlue Moon or Waltz of the ClownThe Really Easy Saxophone Book (Faber)
Davies & HarrisJudges DanceThe Really Easy Saxophone Book (Faber)
ElgarNo 4, Theme from Pomp and CircumstanceThe Magic Saxophone, arr Hare. ( Boosey),
GretryAirLearn As You Play Saxophone (Boosey)
HarrisDance TimeThe Really Easy Saxophone Book (Faber)
HarrisWaltz of the ClownThe Really Easy Sax Book (Faber)
HaydnMinuetTime Pieces for E♭ Saxophone, vol.1, ABRSM
Percival & DorichLast Tango in CoonabarrabranTeacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichPavaneTeacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
RaeA Slice of the ActionEasy Jazzy Saxophone, Universal
RaePassin' ThruEasy Jazzy Saxophone, Universal
ReemanPromenadeTime Pieces for E♭ Saxophone, vol.1, ABRSM
RousseauAdvance of the AltoSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
SchubertThe Trout66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
TchaikovskyGrandfathers DanceTime Pieces for E♭ Saxophone, vol.1, ABRSM
TradThe Dying StockmanSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)

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