Saxophone

Pre-category (born in 2006 or younger)

 (Program up to 10 minutes max.)

  1. Two or more compositions free choice

А – category (born 2004  or younger)

  (Program up to 15 minutes max)

  1. One of the following required compositions *:
    • F. Antonini:  (Divertissement tzigane)
    • E. Lesieur:  (Prelude et Rondo
  2. One compositions free choice

B – category (born 2000 or younger)

Round I

  1. One of the following required compositions *:
    • E. Bozza: Fantasia Italienne
    • J. Rueff : Chanson et Passepied
    • D. Joly: Cantilene et Danse
    • J. Demersseman: Fantaisie
  2. Concert or a movement from a concerto or sonata free choice

Round II

  1. One compositions free choice from the following:
    • P. Itturralde:  Suite Helenique
    • J. Naulais: Petite Suite Latine
    • R. Planel: Prelude et Saltarele
    • A. Crepin: Sax in fire
    • D. Bužarovski:  Suite
    • H. Buser: Aragon
    • H. Tomasi:  Introduction et Danse
    • L. Lajtha: Intermezzo
    • J. Francaix: Cinq Danses Exotiques
  2. A Composition by a contemporary composer

C – category (born 1994 or younger )

 Round I

  1. One of the following required compositions:
    • B. Heiden: Solo for alto saxophone and piano
    • P. Sancan: Lament et Rondo
    • C. Pascal: Sonatine
    • A. Desenclos: Prelude, Cadence et Finale
  2. One sonata free choice from the following:
    • P. Creston: Sonata Op.19
    • W. Jacobi: Sonata
    • B. Heiden: Sonata
    • E. Denisov: Sonata
    • J. Feld: Sonata (soprano saxophone)
    • W. Albright: Sonata
    • F. Decruck: Sonate en Ut#
    • T. Yoshimatsu: Fuzzy Bird Sonata

Round II

  1. One compositions free choice from the following:
    • A. Glazounov: Concerto
    • J. Ibert: Concertino da Camera
    • H. Villa-Lobos: Fantaisia (soprano saxophone)
    • P. M. Dubois: Concerto
    • P. Bonneau: Concerto
    • D. Milhaud: Scaramouche
    • P. Maurice: Tableaux de Provance
    • P. Creston: Concerto
    • H. Tomasi: Concerto
    • J. Rueff: Concertino
    • F. Martin: Ballade for alto saxophone and orchestra
    • T. Zografski: Five pieces for saxophone (download)
  2. Contemporary composition for solo saxophone

*The required compositions must be performed by heart with the exception of C – category