The GCSE Performance Pieces series provides exciting contemporary repertoire levelled specifically for GCSE performance examinations, accompanied by expert commentary to help your students prepare and achieve their potential with material they really want to play. Each book has been compiled by an experienced instrumental teacher/examiner, and overseen by our Series Editor, Andrew Coxon, who is a senior GCSE examiner and an experienced classroom teacher. The songs have been carefully chosen to provide students with the best opportunity to show off their instrument and skills, with a broad range of artists and styles to choose from.
This book for Alto Saxophone:
- is suitable for all exam boards
- contains ten songs with a range of difficulty appropriate for GCSE level
- is accompanied by a CD of professionally recorded backing tracks
It includes songs by:
- Take That
- Bruno Mars
- Aretha Franklin
- Lady Gaga
- Corinne Bailey Rae
A YouTube playlist has been created containing all the songs in the book, along with additional suggested listening such as interesting cover versions or other songs for cultural context, allowing the student to explore ideas for their own interpretation.