Welcome to the homepage of the Yamaha National Band Championships ANDY FIRTH Test Pieces.
I am thrilled and honoured that my works have been chosen for this prestigious and excellent musical event and I hope that all participants enjoy the test pieces that have been selected by the committee.
Should you have any questions about or need assistance downloading your musical selections, please contact me on email@example.com and I will be happy to help you.
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School music department purchased copies of music that do not have the entrant/candidates details stamped, by this site on the music, will not be able to be used for the purposes of AMEB examinations or Australian solo competitions from 2019 onward.
I wish all participants the best of luck for the competition and their musical careers.
Cheers! Andy Firth
TEST PIECE FOR OPEN SECTION:
Clarinet: MATILDA VARIATIONS
TEST PIECES FOR JUNIOR SECTION:
Piccolo: THE CUCKOO CUCKOO CLOCK
Bass Clarinet: THE CHROMATIC WALTZ (from “Play MORE Clarinet with Andy Firth Book 1” Page 26) Clarinet Part works for Bass Clarinet.
Alto Saxophone: CHICO, CHICO, CHICO (from “Play MORE Saxophone (Alto) with Andy Firth Book 2” Page 12)
Tenor Saxophone: THE CHROMATIC WALTZ (from “Play MORE Saxophone (Tenor) with Andy Firth Book 1” page 26)
Baritone Saxophone: ARIOSO (AN ANGEL’S SONG) Alto Sax Version works for Baritone Saxophone.