The College of Arts and Architecture

Suggested Repertoire List for Undergraduate Saxophone Auditions

(This is only a list of examples. The selected repertoire does not need to be on the list to be acceptable. Other more advanced pieces are also acceptable; consult the Graduate saxophone audition list. Please feel free to contact Dr. David Stambler with any questions about audition materials.)

Bach – Partita in A minor (flute unacc.)
Bach/Londeix – Cello Suites I-VI
Bach/Mule – Sonata No. 6 (flute)
Bedard – Fantaisie (sop.)
Ben-Haim – Three Songs Without Words
Benson – Concertino (Aeolian Song)
Bonneau – Caprice en forme de valse
Boutry – Divertimento
Bozza – Aria ConstantConcertante
Cowell – Air and Scherzo
Creston – Concerto (or Sonata)
Debussy – Rapsodie (several arrangements available)
Debussy – Syrinx (flute)
Decruck – Sonata
Demersseman – Le Carnival de Venise
Demersseman – Fantasie sur un theme original
Desenclos – Preluse, Cadence, et Finale
d’Indy – Choral varie
Dubois – Concerto (or Dix figures a danser)
Duckworth – Pitt County Excursions (tenor)
Eccles/Rascher – Sonata
Glazounov – Concerto
Gotkovsky – Brilliance
Grundman – Concertante
Handel/Rascher – Sonata No. 3
Hartley – Poem (tenor)
Heiden – Diversion
Heiden – Solo
Heiden – Sonata
Hindemith – Sonata
Husa – Elegie et Rondeau
Ibert – Concertino da Camera
Jolivet – Fantaisie-Impromptu
Lantier – Sicilienne
Lunde – Sonata
Maurice – Tableau de Provence
Milhaud – Scaramouche
Monti – Czardas
Muczynski – Sonata
Noda – Improvisation I, II & III (unacc.)
Pascal – Sonatine
Platti – Sonata in G (sop., originally flute)
Ravel – Piece en forme de Habanera
Rorem – Picnic on the Marne
Rueff – Chanson et Passepied
Rueff – Sonata
Sancan – Lamento et Rondo
Schmitt – Legende
Schumann – Three Romances
Singelee - Solo de Concert (9 for different saxophones)
Tcherepnine – Sonatine Sportive
Tomasi – Ballade
Tomasi - Introduction et Danse
Tull – Sarabande and Gigue
Villa-Lobos  - Fantasia (sop.)
Vivaldi – Sonata in G minor
Whitney – Introduction and Samba
Whitney – Rumba
Woods, Phil – Sonata
Yoshimatsu – Fuzzy Bird Sonata