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Entrance Standards, Saxophone

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The standards below are applicable to transfer students wishing to enter CWU at the 300 level.

"The man who think he can
and the man who thinks he can't are both right"

- Henry Ford


Junior level

All major, melodic minor, chromatic and whole tone scales from The Foundation Studies for Saxophone by David Hite – quarter note = 100 for music ed majors, 112 for performance majors

Two selctions (one lyrical and one highly technical – approx. 10 minutes of music) selected from the following list:

  • Syrinx, Debussy
  • Sonata, Wilder
  • Sonata, Dubois
  • Sonate, Eychenne
  • Gavambodi 2, Charpentier
  • Three Romances, Schumann
  • Dittico, Stevens
  • Sarabande and Gigue, Fisher Tull
  • Rapsodie, Vellones
  • Aria, Ibert
  • Duo, Hartley
  • Pieces Carateristiques, Dubois
  • Ballade, Tomasi, Leduc
  • Cinq Danses Exotiques, Francaix
  • Sonatine Sportive, Tcherepnine, Leduc
  • Piazzolla, Tango Etudes
  • Concerto, Glazounov
  • Concerto, Hartley
  • Sonata, Bourrel
  • Sonatas of Bach
  • Sonata, Heiden
  • Tango Etudes, Piazzolla
  • Concertino, Donizetti
  • Sonata, Muczynski
  • Tableaux, Maurice
  • Sonata, Creston
  • Valse Vanite, Weidoft
  • Prelude and Salterelle, Planel
  • Scaramouche, Milhaud




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