Grade 7

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

F♯, D♭ Major, Major Arpeggios, Broken Chords
(a) F♯, D♭ Harmonic Minor, Melodic Minor, Minor Arpeggios, Broken Chords
(b) G♯, B♭ Harmonic Minor, Melodic Minor, Minor Arpeggios, Broken Chords
F♯, D♭ Chromatic
F♯, D♭ Major Scales in thirds
C Whole Tone Scale
F♯, D♭ Dominant Sevenths(arpeggio only)
F♯, D♭ Diminished Sevenths (arpeggio only). Beginning on the note.
Sustained note Any one note of the G major scale held for 12 - 14 seconds. pp - ff - pp
Sustained scale Major scales, 1 octave (upper octave) ascending and descending. Each note equals two beats (tongued only). Breathe every 8 beats or 4 notes.
Ascending and descending within the required range, over three octaves
All scales and arpeggios (except scales in thirds) to be: all tongued/all slurred/slurred pairs/two tongued, two slurred
Range - Inclusive as shown:
example
Tempo - ascending and descending minimum metronome speed 72, four notes per beat
Scales in 3rds 72, four 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.
BizetL'arlésienne, Second Orchestral SuiteThe Orchestral Saxophonist, ed Ronkin & Frascotti (Roncorp)
Davies & HarrisNo 7680 Graded Studies for Saxonphone Book 2 (Faber)
Davies & HarrisNo 7980 Graded Studies for Saxonphone Book 2 (Faber)
GershwinI got RhythmThe Orchestral Saxophonist, ed Ronkin & Frascotti (Roncorp)
Karg- ElertIn modo lidio No 1125 Capricen und Sonata for Saxophone Solo
KhachaturianDance of AysheThe Orchestral Saxophonist, ed Ronkin & Frascotti (Roncorp)
Lyons, GrahamStudy no. 2324 Melodic Studies for Saxophone,Useful Music U55Spartan Press
Niehaus, LNo 12 Pg 24Jazz Conceptions for Saxophone, Advanced (Tri Publ)
Percival and DorichEx 2 Pg 29Teacher on Tap Book 3 (Percival & Dorich)
ProkofievRomeo & Juliet, Suite No 1The Orchestral Saxophonist, ed Ronkin & Frascotti (Roncorp)
RachmaninovSymphonic DancesThe Orchestral Saxophonist, ed Ronkin & Frascotti (Roncorp)
Rae, JStudy No 20Twenty Modern Studies (Universal)
RavelBolero pg 38The Orchestral Saxophonist, ed Ronkin & Frascotti (Roncorp)
RavelLieutenant KijéThe Orchestral Saxophonist, ed Ronkin & Frascotti (Roncorp)
Voxman, HStudy in F minor Pg 38Selected Studies for Saxophone (Rubank)
 
for B Flat Tenor Sax
BennettConcerto in G minor for Bb Saxophone and PianoFischer
CowlesOf Spainfor Tenor Saxophone Studio
FioccoAllegro arr Cordeirofor Tenor Saxophone and Piano Dorn
HandelSonata in G minor (Op.1 no.6), arr Londieux, 1st and 2nd mvmtsLe Duc /U.M.P.
MillarsAndante & RondoTenor Saxophone Solos Vol 2 ed Harvey (Chester)
Percival & DorichCouranteTeacher on Tap Book 3 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichPolonaise d'AcciaccaturaTeacher on Tap Book 3 (Percival & Dorich)
RavelPiece en Forme de HabaneraBflat editionLe Duc/U.M.P.
Saint-SaensAllegro AppassionataSolos for the Tenor Saxophone Player arr Teal, (Schirmer)
Villa LobosFantasia 2nd Mvmt
 
for E Flat Alto Sax
BachSonata No 4, 1st mvmted Mule (Leduc)
Bonneau, Paul2 Caprices en Forme de Valse No 1Ledec
DebussyDanse Bohemienne No 5Debussy Saxophone Album arr Rae, Universal
Eccles, HSonataarr Rascher for Alto Saxophone and Piano Elkan-Vogel
FioccoAllegroarr Cordeiro for Tenor Saxophone and Piano Dorn
HandelIst and 2nd mvmt from Quatrieme Sonata (Flute)for E Flat Alto Saxophone and Piano Leduc, AWMP
HandelSonata no.1 (Op 1, no.12), arr. Mule 1st and 2nd, or 2nd and 3rd mvmtsLe Duc /U.M.P
HaydnGypsyRondo Solos for the Alto Saxophone Player arr Teal (Schirmer)
Percival & DorichCouranteTeacher on Tap Book 3 (Percival & Dorich)
Percival & DorichPolonaise d'AcciaccaturaTeacher on Tap Book 3 (Percival & Dorich)
ThierryEscaich Amelie's Dream No5
Villa LobosFantasia, 2nd mvt Soprano or Tenor SaxophonePeer Southern

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