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I won't attempt here to provide a graded list of "suggested repertoire" for the budding saxophone student. That has already been done successfully many times. The two best and most comprehensive lists I've seen are those posted by Michael Hester and Jeremy Justeson. This list also does not include a list of jazz tunes and repertoire I know. For a suggested list of jazz tunes, visit my Articles and Teaching Materials page. Instead, I'll supply here a list of repertoire that I have performed in the past with sound samples where available. Note also that this list does not include original works of mine. Visit my Catalog page for a listing of those pieces.

Saxophone Alone

Caprice en forme de Valse by Paul Bonneau
Improvisation et Caprice
by Eugene Bozza
Midnight Blue by William Duckworth (w/ overdubbed saxophone tracks)
Sequenze IXb by Luciano Berio
Seventh Healing Song of John Joseph (Blue) by Joseph DeMars (w/ prerecorded sounds)
Six Metamorphoses after Ovid (transcribed from oboe) by Benjamin Britten

Saxophone and Piano(*indicates commission/premiere)

Aria by Eugene Bozza
Distances Within Me
by John Anthony Lennon
Divertimento by Roger Boutry
Duo Concertante by Leslie Bassett
Homages by Will Gay Bottje*
Picnic on the Marne by Ned Rorem
Plum Blossoms by Shih-Hui Chen*
Prelude, Cadence et Finale by Alfred Desenclos
Romance by William Grant Still
by Paul Creston
Sonata by Edison Denisov
Sonata by Bill Dobbins
Sonata for soprano sax and piano by Jindrich Feld
Sonata by Paul Hindemith
Sonata by Robert Muczynski
Tableaux de Provence by Paule Maurice

Chamber Music(*indicates commission/premiere)

Quartett for tenor saxophone, piano, violin and clarinet by Anton Webern
Divertimento for alto saxophone and marimba by Akira Yuyama
The Jester, the Artist, and the Little Lion for alto saxophone, cello and piano by Howard Frazin*
Jitterbug/Ballad for alto and soprano sax (one player) and marimba by Chris Rozé
Razdraz for alto saxophone and marimba by Daniel McCarthy
Transcriptions for alto saxophone and string quartet by John MacDonald*
Three Preludes (transcribed from piano) for saxophone and marimba by George Gershwin
for alto saxophone, french horn and piano by Paul Basler

Saxophone Quartets

Adagio for Strings (transcribed from string quartet) by Samuel Barber
Andante et Scherzo
by Eugene Bozza
by Will Gay Bottje
Jig, BWV 577 (transcribed from organ) by Johann Sebastian Bach
by Russell Peterson
by Alfred Desenclos
Quartet by Pierre Max Dubois
by Alexander Glasunov
Quartet No. 1
by Bob Mintzer
Quartet No. 8 (transcribed from string quartet) by Dmitri Shostakovich
Study in Contrasts
by Sammy Nestico
Three Blues for Saxophone Quartet by Charles Ruggiero
...Who Needs Enemies? by Russell Peterson

Concertos(* indicates commission/premiere) (+ indicates only piano version performed)

Concertina da Camera by Jacques Ibert
Concerto by Paul Creston
Concerto by Ingolf Dahl+
Concerto in mib
by Alexander Glasunov+
Concerto by Lewis Spratlan*
Escapades, a double concerto for alto saxophone and vibraphone by John Williams
Gershwin Fantasy, arranged by Ralph Martino
Fantasia by Hector Villa-Lobos+
Rhapsodie by Claude Debussy, arr. Eugene Rousseau+

Repertoire performed on other instruments

Arabesques for clarinet and piano by Paul Jeanjean
Aria in Bb
for clarinet, soprano and piano by Giuseppe Sarti
Concerto for clarinet
(performed with piano) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto for flute (performed with piano) By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Fantasia no. 8 for unaccompanied flute by Georg Philipp Telemann
Five Bagatelles for clarinet and piano by Gerald Finzi
Mi-chi for solo marimba by Keiko Abe
Solo de Concours for clarinet and piano by Henri Rabaud
Sonata for clarinet and piano by Camille Saint-Saëns
Sonata No. 1 for clarinet and piano by Johannes Brahms
Sonata No. 2 for flute and harpsichord (performed with piano) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Suite Cantando for clarinet, bassoon and piano by Bill Douglas
Third Construction for Percussion Quartet by John Cage
(The Shepherd on the Rock) for clarinet, soprano and piano by Franz Schubert
Three Pieces for Clarinet Solo by Igor Stravinsky
Variations on Greensleeves for clarinet and piano, by Rob Lunn
Wind for solo vibraphone by David Friedman
Yellow After the Rain for solo marimba by Mitchell Peters

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