NYSSMA recommendations

  • NYSSMA Recommendations

    *Choose a song that you know at least 50% of the notes and 75% of the rhythms *

     

     

    FLUTES:

    Level 1 choices:

    Summer Song by Billingsley/Hahn

    Morning Mist by BillingsleyHahn

     

    Also acceptable - Happy Moods, Le Petite Danse, Simple Song or Yankee Dandy by Guenther in book Flutes Solos level 1

     

    Level 2 choices:

    Night Winds by Hahn

    Two Dances by Beethoven/Guenther

    Ballet of the Shepherds by Gluck/Steensland

     

    Level 3 choices:

    The Magic Flute by Mozart/Steensland

    Menuett in D Major by Mozart

     

    CLARINETS:

    Level 1 choices:

    Menuet in G by Bach/Dishinger

    A Winter’s Willow by Vaughan Williams/Dishinger

    Allegro Concerto Grosso  Op 3 No. 4 by Handel/Dishinger

     

    Level 2 choices:

    Clarinata by Whitney

    Chrysalis by Langenus

    Cantilena by Handel/Buchtel

     

     

    ALTO SAXOPHONES:

    Level 1 choices:

    Minuet by Fox/Rascher

    Timepiece by Niehaus

     

    Level 2 choices:

    Hunter’s chorus by Weber/Rascher

    Minuet by Bach/Rascher

    The Swan by Saint-Saens/Rousseau

     

     

     

    TENOR SAXOPHONES:

    Level 1 choices:

    Meadowland by Hurrell

    Rigaudon by Rameau/Dishinger

     

     

    Level 2 choices:

    The Swan by Saint-Saens/Greenberg

     

     

    TRUMPETS:

    Level 1 choices:

    Lazy Day by Myers

    Powdered Wig by McKay

    Diana by Smith (In book Trumpets Solos Level 2)

     

     

    Level 2 choices:

    Menuet in G by Bach Dishinger

    The Technician by  Endresen (Rubank book of Trumpet Solos, Intermediate)

     

    Level 3 choices:

    Punchinello by VanderCook (Rubank Book of Trumpet Solos, Intermediate)

    Hail the Conquering Hero by Handel/Frackenpohl

    Pachelbel Canon by Pachelbel/Dorff

     

     

    FRENCH HORNS:

    Level 1 choices:

    Lazy Day by Myers

    Sleeping Beauty Waltz by Tchaikovsky or Greensleeves by Ployhar (F Horn Solos Level 1)

    Lazy Day by Myers

     

    Level 2 choices:

    Simple Gifts by Lamb (Classic Festival Solos, Vol 2)

    Theme from Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky (F Horn Solos Level 1)

     

     

    TROMBONES:

    Level 1 choices:

    The Marshall by Smith

    Downtown by Smith

    Camping Out by Smith

     

     

     

    Level 2 choices:

    Menuet in G by Bach Dishinger

    The Strenuous Life by Joplin/Buchtel

    Allegro, Concerto Grosso Op.3 No.4 by Handel/Buchtel

     

    Snare Drum:

    Level 1 choices:

    Flim Flam by Tom Brown

    Cut and Shoot by Hoey (Classic Festival Solos - Unacc)

    Tom Brown book – The Competition Collection choose one from below

    Rudelmints

    Way to Go

    Rough Ruff

    Flamery Flats

    Monkey Dance

     

     

    Level 2 choices:

    Yankee Doodle Paradiddle by Lotzenhiser (Classic Festival Solos - Snare Drum) 

    Hodge-Podge by J. Pratt

     

    Tom Brown book – The Competition Collection – choose one from below

    A Stitch in Time

    Paradiddle Do Do

    Rapper Upper

    Turbo Tubs

    Wriskit

     

     

    Level 3 choices:

    Toyland Parade by Prentice (Classic Festival Solos  -Solo Snare Drum Vol 2)

    Aquamarine by Harr (Classic Festival Solos  -Solo Snare Drum Vol 2)