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18 Concert Etudes for Solo Saxophone


Approved Exam Music

Recommended for the following exam grade(s):

ABRSM exam syllabus

From the Publisher

James Rae has composed these 18 études for the higher-grade/ college-level saxophonist. Technique and musicianship are the key issues and they are also ideal as workouts, even for the professional player. Equally, these characterful pieces can be effectively included in concert programmes. They are suitable for soprano, alto, tenor or baritone saxophone.

  • Etudes for higher-grade and college-level saxophonists - also helpful as workouts for Professionals
  • Musical styles vary from Baroque to Funk and cover many aspects of technique and musicianship
  • Ideal for both the concert platform and the conservatorium
  • Suitable for soprano, alto, tenor or baritone saxophone
Difficulty guide: 6-8
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  1. Valse
  2. Ragtime
  3. Lento espressivo
  4. Jazz Waltz
  5. Lacrimoso
  6. Ballad
  7. Andante
  8. Funky!
  9. Giocoso
  10. Veloce
  11. Allegro
  12. Swing
  13. Volante
  14. Meccanico
  15. Leggiero
  16. Vivo
  17. Adagio
  18. Furioso

Item Details

Category: Saxophone Study Books
Publisher: Universal Edition
Publisher's reference: UE21705
Our Stock Code: 1404272
Media Type: Paperback (37 pages [score])