Grade 2

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

F, B♭ Major, Major Arpeggios
(a) F, B♭ Harmonic Minor, Minor Arpeggios
(b) D, G Harmonic Minor, Minor Arpeggios
E Chromatic
Sustained note Any one note of the G major scale held for 8 - 10 seconds. p - f - p
Sustained scale Major scales, 1 octave (lower octave) ascending. Each note equals two beats (tongued only). Breathe every 8 beats or 4 notes.
Ascending and descending within the required range, over two octaves.
All scales and arpeggios to be: all tongued/all slurred
Range - Inclusive as shown:
example
Tempo - ascending and descending minimum metronome speed 60, two notes per beat
Sustained scale 60, one note per two beats

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
Baermann, CStudy no. 1280 Graded Studies for Saxophone,Bk 1,ed Davies and Harris(Faber)
BradStudySaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
ChédevilleGavotteLearn as you Play Saxophone (Boosey)
Davies & HarrisNo 6 80Graded Pieces for Saxophone Book 1 (Faber)
Lyons, GrahamNo. 9 or No.1224 Melodic Studies for Saxophone,Useful Music U55(Spartan Press)
O'Neill, JohnThe Way of All ThingsSelected Pieces from the Jazz Method for Saxophone,Schott 12488/M.D.S
Percival & DorichCanzonettaTeacher on Tap Book ?? (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichEx 5 Pg 44Teacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichEx 6 Pg 4Teacher on Tap Book 2 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichEx 6 Pg 44Teacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichEx 7 Pg 4Teacher on Tap Book 2 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichEx 9 Pg 45Teacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
WaltonStudy in FSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
 
for B Flat Tenor Sax
BaileyRiff Raff RockJazz Incorporated Vol 2 (Bailey)
BaileyScoobie Du WupSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
ColeGraniteLearn As You Play Saxophone (Boosey & Hawkes)
HandelTrioSelected Solos for Soprano/Tenor Saxophone Grades 1-3 (Faber)
HarrisPirates AhoySelected Solos for Soprano/Tenor Saxophone Grades 1-3 (Faber)
HaydnAllegroSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
HaydnMinuetClassical Album, arr. Harle, Universal 17772/M.D.S
KinyonFolk Song BluesLearn As You Play Saxophone (Boosey & Hawkes)
MozartPapagenos AriaSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
Percival & DorichAdagioTeacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichCanzonettaTeacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
PogsonSka-faceSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
RameauLa Tambourin66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
SchumannThe Merry Peasant66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
TchaikovskyOld French SongClassical Album, arr. Harle, Universal 17772/M.D.S
TchaikovskyThe Old French Song66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
TraditionalJamaican Folk Song or The Mango WalkUp Grade Grades 2-3
WastallMidnight in TobagoLearn As You Play Saxophone (Boosey & Hawkes)
 
for E Flat Alto Sax
BaileyRiff Raff RockJazz Incorporated Vol 2 (Bailey)
BaileyScoobie Du WupSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
ByrdPavane for Earl of SalisburySaxophone Solos for Alto Saxophone Vol 1, ed Harvey (Chester)
ColeGraniteLearn As You Play Saxophone (Boosey)
CzernySunriseThe Magic Saxophone, arr Hare (Boosey and Hawkes )
GumblyNo 2 CopCaps & Cadillacs
HandelTrio from Water MusicFirst Repertoire Pieces for Alto Saxophone, arr Harris and Calland (Faber)
MozartLà, ci darem la manoBravo Saxophone arr. Barrat (Boosey)
MozartPapagenos AriaSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
Percival & DorichAdagioTeacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichCanzonettaTeacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
SchumannThe Merry Peasant66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
StravinskyShrovetide Fair ThemesSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
SullivanThe Policeman's SongSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
TchaikovskyChanson TristeClassical Album, arr. Harle, (Universal 17772/M.D.S)
TchaikovskyThe Old French Song66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
TraditionalJamaican Folk Song or The Mango WalkUp Grade Grades 2-3
TraditionalThe Wearin' o' the GreenWhat Else Can I Play? Grade 2 (IMP)
WastallMidnight in TobagoLearn As You Play Saxophone (Boosey & Hawkes)

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