Grade 3

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

D, E♭ Major, Major Arpeggios
(a) D, E♭ Harmonic Minor, Melodic Minor, Minor Arpeggios
(b) B, C Harmonic Minor, Melodic Minor, Minor Arpeggios
B♭ 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 72, 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
Davies & HarrisNo 12 80Graded Studies for Saxophone Book 1 (Faber)
HinkeStudyAMEB Saxophone Grade Book Series 1, Allans
Percival & DorichEx 7 Pg 20Teacher on Tap Book 2 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichEx 8 Pg 21Teacher on Tap Book 2 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichEx 9 Pg 22Teacher on Tap Book 2 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichEx 10 Pg 22Teacher on Tap Book 2 (Percival & Dorich)
WaltonStudy in B minorAMEB Saxophone Grade Book Series 1, Allans
Wastall/HydeBrazilian BeatLearn as You Play Saxophone (Boosey & Hawkes)
 
for B Flat Tenor Sax
BaileySnappy RagJazz Incorporated Vol 1 (Bailey)
FinziCarolLearn As You Play Saxophone (Boosey & Hawkes)
HarrisFoxtrotFirst Repertoire Pieces for Tenor Saxophone (Boosey)
HarrisShowtimeSelected Solos for Soprano/Tenor Saxophone Grades 1-3 (Faber)
Haydn, FSerenade66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
MartiniPlasir d'amour66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
NortonPuppet TheatreMicrojazz for Tenor Saxophone, Boosey and Hawkes
NortonThe PioneerMicrojazz for Tenor Saxophone, Boosey and Hawkes
Percival & DorichPolka in GTeacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichRomanceTeacher on Tap Book 2 (Percival & Dorich)
PogsonDown at the Drive InAMEB Saxophone Grade Book Series 1, Allans
PurcellTrumpet Voluntary66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
RaeWaltz for EmilyBlue Saxophone (Universal)
Saint-SaenThe SwanSaxophone Solos for Tenor Saxophone, vol.1, ed. Harvey, Chester
SchubertMarch Militaire66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
SchubertSerenadeFirst Repertoire Pieces for Tenor Saxophone, Boosey and Hawkes
TradThe Red Pipers MelodySax Solos for Tenor Vol 2 (Chester)
VivaldiCantabile from II GardellinoSelected Solos for Soprano/Tenor Saxophone Grades 1-3 (Faber)
WedgwoodFree FallJazzin' About for Tenor Saxophone, Faber
WedgwoodRosieSelected Solos for Soprano/Tenor Saxophone Grades 1-3 (Faber)
 
for E Flat Alto Sax
AlfordColonel BogeyThe Magic Saxophone, Boosey and Hawkes
BachMenuetSax Solos for Alto Vol 1 (Chester)
BaileyLittle Brown FeetJazz Incorporated, Vol 1 (Bailey)
BaileySnappy RagJazz Incorporated Vol 1 (Bailey)
BozzaPetite Gavottefor Alto saxophone and PianoLeduc
Davies & HarrisWalking in the AirThe Really Easy Saxophone Book (Faber)
FinziCarolLearn As You Play Saxophone (Boosey & Hawkes)
GumblyNo 1 or 4 or 5Cop Caps & Cadillacs
HarrisFoxtrotFirst Repertoire Pieces for Alto Saxophone (Boosey)
Haydn, FSerenade66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
LouiguyLa vie en roseWhat Else Can I Play? Grade 3 (IMP)
MartiniPlasir d'amour66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
NortonStraight-facedThe Microjazz Alto Saxophone Collection vol.1 (Boosey)
Percival & DorichPolka in GTeacher on Tap Book 1 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichRomanceTeacher on Tap Book 2 (Percival & Dorich)
PurcellTrumpet Voluntary66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
RaeWaltz for EmilyBlue Saxophone (Universal)
RossiniThe Barber of Seville66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
RossiniWilliam Tell10 Easy Tunes (De Haske)
SchubertMarch Militaire66 Great Tunes for Saxophone (ed Walton) (AWMP)
SchubertSerenadeFirst Repertoire Pieces for Alto Saxophone, Boosey and Hawkes
StreetWaves and Let's Get AwayStreetwise (Boosey)

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