Grade 4

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

A, E♭ Major, Major Arpeggios
(a) A, E♭ Harmonic Minor, Melodic Minor, Minor Arpeggios
(b) F♯, C Harmonic Minor, Melodic Minor, Minor Arpeggios
A, E♭ Chromatic
E♭ Major Scales in thirds
Sustained note Any one note of the G major scale held for 10 - 12 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 (except scales in thirds) to be: all tongued/all slurred/two slurred, two tongued
Range - Inclusive as shown:
example
Tempo - ascending and descending minimum metronome speed 92, two notes per beat
Scales in 3rds 88, two notes per beat, tongued only
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 2280 Graded Studies for Saxophone Book 1 (Faber)
Davies & HarrisNo 3380 Graded Studies for Saxophone Book 1 (Faber)
Davies & HarrisNo 4780 Graded Studies for Saxophone Book 2 (Faber)
Davies & HarrisNo 5080 Graded Studies for Saxophone Book 2 (Faber)
GumblyNo 1Crazy Jazz Studies
GumblyNo 6Crazy Jazz Studies
HarrisStudySaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
Lyons, GrahamStudy no. 1124 Melodic Studies for Saxophone, Useful Music U55Spartan Press
Percival & DorichEx 4 Pg 64Teacher on Tap Book 2 (Percival & Dorich)
RaeNo 1 or 220 Modern Studies (Universal)
WaltonStudy in E flatAMEB Saxophone Grade Book Series 1, Allans
 
for B Flat Tenor Sax
Bach, J.S.MusetteFirst Repertoire Pieces for Tenor Saxophone, Boosey and Hawkes
BaileyDevil May CareJazz Incorporated, vol. 1. Bailey
BaileyJumbuck JiveJazz Incorporated, vol. 1. Bailey
BenjaminJamaican RumbaFirst Repertoire Pieces for Tenor Saxophone , Boosey and Hawkes
BenjaminJamaican RumbaSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
BoccheriniMinuet & Trio66 Great Tunes, ed. Walton (AWMP)
BrahmsHungarian DanceSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
MaltbyHeather on the HillFirst Repertoire Pieces for Tenor Saxophone, arr. Wastall (Boosey)
MozartMinuet and TrioClassical Album, arr. Harle, Universal 17772/M.D.S
MozartTurkish Rondo66 Great Tunes, ed. Walton (AWMP)
NortonHot PotatoMicrojazz for Tenor Saxophone, Boosey and Hawkes
NortonSwing Out SisterMicrojazz for Tenor Saxophone (Boosey & Hawkes)
Percival & DorichHungarian DanceTeacher on Tap Book 2 (Percival and Dorich)
Percival & DorichSerenadeTeacher on Tap Book 2 (Percival and Dorich)
RaeMr Creek or RachelBlue Saxophone (Universal)
RavelBolero66 Great Tunes, ed. Walton (AWMP)
WedgwoodTequila SunriseJazzin' About for Tenor saxophone, Faber
 
for E Flat Alto Sax
Bach, J.S.MusetteFirst Repertoire Pieces for Alto Saxophone, Boosey and Hawkes
BaileyDevil May CareJazz Incorporated, vol. 1. Bailey
BaileyJumbuck JiveJazz Incorporated, vol. 1. Bailey
BenjaminJamaican RumbaFirst Repertoire Pieces for Alto Saxophone, Boosey and Hawkes
BenjaminJamaican RumbaSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
BrahmsHungarian DanceSaxophone Grade Book 1st to 4th Grades (Allans)
Davies & HarrisRondino GiocosoReally Easy Saxophone Book (Faber)
de Faye, Jean-MichelPrint Hamelle 4, 5, or 6Suite à Plumes
DebussyLe petit Negre or Jimbo's LullabyDebussy Saxophone Album, arr. Rae, Universal17777/M.D.S.
DesmondTake FiveSophisticated Sax, ed Street (Boosey & Hawkes)
DvorakLamentSolos for the Alto Saxophone Player, ed TealSchirmer
EllingtonSophisticated LadyTake Ten arr. Rae (Universal)
FeldNo 2Tres Pezzi
HareBanana RagAMEB Saxophone Grade Book Series 1, Allans
HareBanana RagThe Magic Saxophone, Boosey and Hawkes
HaydnMinuetSolos for the Alto Saxophone Player, ed TealSchirmer
JoplinNew Rag66 Great Tunes for saxophone, ed WaltonAWMP
MaltbyHeather on the HillFirst Repertoire Pieces for Alto Saxophone, arr. Wastall (Boosey)
MozartMinuet and TrioClassical Album, arr. Harle, Universal 17772/M.D.S
MozartTurkish Rondo66 Great Tunes, ed. Walton (AWMP)
Percival & DorichHungarian DanceTeacher on Tap Book 2 (Percival and Dorich)
Percival & DorichSerenadeTeacher on Tap Book 2 (Percival and Dorich)
RavelBolero66 Great Tunes, ed. Walton (AWMP)
StraussDie Fledermaus66 Great Tunes for saxophone, ed WaltonAWMP
StraussDie Fledermaus66 Great Tunes for saxophone, ed WaltonAWMP

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