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Grade by Grade - Alto Saxophone Gr.5 Includes accompaniment CD

Edited 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 5 saxophonist 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.Janet Way is an experienced performer and teacher. She is a tutor for the LRAM woodwind teaching course at the Royal Academy of Music, and has worked as a mentor and diploma examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. She is founder and director of the internationally-acclaimed Oxford Flute Summer School.

Our Description

  • Bernstein                          Tonight
  • Berbiguier                         Duo
  • Debussy                            La Fille Aux Cheveux de Lin
  • Gershwin                          The Half Of It, Dearie' Blues
  • Garibaldi                           Study
  • Piazzolla                            Duo 1
  • Rachmaninoff                    Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
  • Telemann                          A Tempo Guisto from 'Fantasia No.10'
  • Vinci                                  Adagio & Allegro from 'Sonata No.1 for flute'
  • Schumann                         Thre Romances Op94, No.2
Difficulty guide: 5
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).

Item Details


  • Part 1: Alto Saxophone
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Alto Sax Albums with Backing Tracks
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Publisher's reference: BH12876
Our Stock Code: 1366754
Media Type: Paperback (68 pages [score]); includes accompaniment CD