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Grade by Grade - Grade 2 [Alto Saxophone] Includes accompaniment CD

Arranged by Janet Way


From the Publisher

The Grade By Grade series draws on the rich and varied Boosey & Hawkes catalogue of classical, contemporary and educational repertoire, highlighting composers including Serge Prokofieff, Dmitri Shostakovich, Karl Jenkins, Carol Barratt and Christopher Norton, alongside arrangements of traditional music from around the world by Peter Wastall, Vera Gray and others. Carefully selected by Janet Way, this practical anthology provides the complete repertoire resource for the aspiring Grade 2 alto saxophone player and creates the perfect package for teaching, exam preparation and performance. Each volume contains: * 19 pieces & short studies, each complemented by a useful practice and performance tip * grade-appropriate scales and arpeggios linked to the repertoire through bespoke text and exercises * brand new sight-reading activities * newly-commissioned aural awareness tasks * a piano accompaniment booklet Packaged with a CD of full performance demonstrations, piano backing tracks, and grade-appropriate aural awareness resources.
Difficulty guide: 2
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • Traditional American                Shaker Melody
  • Jenkins                                     Hymn
  • Prokofieff                                 Troika
  • Handel                                     Bourree
  • Ian Green                                 Icicles     
  • Traditional Kenyan                   Sisi Watoto tu Wakenya
  • Carol Barratt                             Jalapeno
  • Anon                                        Medieval Dance Tune
  • Colin Evans                              Sweet Corn
  • Chedeville                                Duo in D minor
  • Norton                                     Young at Heart
  • Shostakovich                            March from Six Children's Pieces, No.6
  • Nicholas Hare                           Banana Rag
  • Traditional Peruvian                  Peruvian Dance Tune
  • Janet Way                                 Creative Reflection
  • Jancourt                                    Study No.4
  • Anthony Marks                         Over the Moon
  • Paul Harris                                Foxtrot
  • Helen Jane Long                        Spooked                        

Item Details


  • Part 1: Alto Saxophone
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Alto Sax Albums with Backing Tracks
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Publisher's reference: BH12477
Part of the Grade by Grade for Alto Sax series
Our Stock Code: 1349092
Media Type: Paperback (48 pages [score]); includes accompaniment CD