Music Syllabus 2018

VOCAL SECTION

 

Closing date for entries – Saturday March 24th, 2019

 

An Official Accompanist will be provided for all junior classes.  All Music must

be with the secretary no later than 31st   MARCH  2019 marked with

name and class number and sent to Miss B J Holmes 59 Maple Tree Way

Scunthorpe North Lincs. DN16 1 LR.  Own Accompanist may be used in the adult section, but the Own Choice titles must still be sent in to the Secretary unless they have been

listed in the entry form. This is to comply with new FEDERATION instructions.

 

      Where age limit is given, age is as on March 1st, 2019

 

The Olive Graveling Memorial Bursary for the Most Promising Young Singer

1)  13 years and under

2) 14 to 18 years

The award is to be devoted to the recipient’s musical education. These bursaries

have been donated to the festival by the Trustees of the Friends of the

Scunthorpe Cooperative Junior Choir.

 

The Festival Bursary is to be awarded to the Vocalist who makes the greatest

contribution to the Festival.

No one Singer may receive more than one bursary.

 

Vocal Solos and Duets

 

 Class 1     Vocal Solo Female 17 to under 21                                                                            £4.50

 Test         Wee Hughie by Dorothy Parke pub Goodmusic

 Class 2     Vocal Solo   Male 17 to under 21                                                                              £4.50

                      from Dowland Lute Songs – Book 1.

High or Low key pub. Stainer and Bell.

 

Adult section 18 years and Over

Class 3    Vocal Solo Any Voice                                                                                                    £6.00

                  for the McGregor Trophy

 Test :        a)   A song written before 1800, not from standard Opera or Oratorio

  1. b) A song written in the 19th Century, not from Opera or Oratorio
  2. c) A modern song written by a composer born in the 20th Century,

not from Opera, Oratorio or Show.

Time Limit      15 minutes.

 

Class 4       Operatic Solo Any Voice                                                                                            £6.00

                  Trophy – Gwen Jones

Test:         Own Choice- Any aria from Standard Opera in the Original Key

Time Limit: Not exceeding 6 minutes

 

Class 5      Oratorio Solo Any Voice                                                                                            £6.00

Trophy -The Silver Jubilee Cup

Test:          Own Choice – Any aria from Standard Oratorio or Sacred Song

of any period in the original key.

Time Limit: Not exceeding 6 minutes.

 

 Class 6     Any Light Opera Song or Song from a Musical, Any Voice                             £6.00

Trophy – The Scunthorpe Operatic Cup

Test:        Song to be sung in its entirety in the original key

Time Limit:  Not exceeding 5 minutes.

 

Class 7     Modern British Song                                                                                                    £6.00

                  Trophy – The Holmes Cup

Test:       Own Choice of an original composition by any British Composer

born during the 20th Century (excluding opera, oratorio, musical comedy

and any test piece already in the syllabus)

Time Limit:  Not exceeding 4 minutes.

 

Class 8       Folk Song Any Voice                                                                                                   £6.00

Test :         Own Choice, with or without accompaniment.

Care must be taken to choose a genuine traditional folk song.

A copy must be provided for the adjudicator and accompanist if

required.

Time Limit:   Not exceeding 5 minutes.

 

Class 9        Duet Any Voice                                                                                                            £6.00

   Test :        Own Choice

Time Limit : Not exceeding 4 minutes

 

Class 10      Negro Spiritual Any Voice                                                                                       £6.00

   Test :        Own Choice

Time Limit : Not exceeding 4 minutes

 

Class 11      Lieder Any Voice                                                                                                        £6.00

   Test :        Own Choice from Lieder by Schumann, Schubert, Brahms,

Wolf , Strauss, Mahler,etc.

Time Limit:  Not exceeding 5 minutes

 

Class 12       Edwardian or Victorian Ballad Any Voice                                                         £6.00

                        Trophy -The Chief Executive Salver

Test:             A Ballad dating from 1850 to 1920

Time Limit:   Not exceeding 4 minutes   

Class 13       Vocal Solo Non-First Prize winners                                                                    £6.00

For performers who have not obtained a first prize at a Competition or Festival.

Test:               Own Choice

Time Limit      Not exceeding 4 minutes

Age and Time Limits must be adhered to.

Vocal Solos and Duets

JUNIOR SECTION

IN CLASSES 15 TO 29 THE FESTIVAL ACCOMPANIST MUST BE USED BY ALL PERFORMERS

 

 

Class 14 a             Solo for Children Infant School up to Year 2                                           £3.00

Test :                     Own Choice of  Favourite Song or Hymn

Time Limit 2 minutes

Class 14        Solo for Children under 9 years                                                                           £3.50

Test :                      Lullaby by Betty Roe from Moon songs Pub Thames TH 978678

Class   15     Solo for Girls 9 to 11 years  (Primary)                                                                 £3.50

Test  :                     Butterfly by Lin March from Serendipity Pub Faber

Class 16       Solo for Girls 11 to  13 years (Secondary)                                                           £4.00

Test   :           Insect World  Richard Rodney Bennett pub Universal (UE14167)

Class 17       Solo for Girls 13 and under 15 year                                                                     £4.00

Test:                      Song of the Bluebell Wood by Betty Roe pub Thames TH  978 1001

Class 18      Solo for Girls 15 and under 17 years                                                                     £4.00            

Test:                 The Sprig of Thyme Arr .Rutter  from Three Folksongs  Pub OUP

Class 19       Solo for Boys 9 to 11 years (Primary)                                                  £3.50

Test:                       There’s Magic in the Air by Clifford Crawley No. 3 from Magic

In the Air Pub Roberton  75335

Class 20       Solo for Boys 11 to under 13 (Secondary)                                                          £4.00

Test:                      Windy Nights by Stanford Op 30 No. 4 pub Roberton 75306

Class 21              Solo for Boys 13 to under 16 (Secondary)                                                   £4.00

                                Own Choice Time Limit 3 minutes

 Class 22      Solo for Boy or Girl 11 and under (Primary)                                                   £3.50

  Test:             Own Choice of Sacred Song or Hymn

(Not more than 4 Verses and no Choruses)

Time Limit     2 minutes

Class 23       Solo for Boy or Girl 11 and over (Secondary)                                                 £4.00

  Test:              Own Choice of Sacred Song or Hymn

(Not more than 4 verses and no Choruses)

Time Limit:    3 minutes

 

   In Classes 23-26 no costumes are allowed due to copyright restriction

of the Film or  Show

  Class 24    Song from a Disney Film   7 to 11 years  (Primary )                                         £3.50

   Test:         Everybody wants to be a Cat or The Lord is Good to Me

from Disney Songs for Kids HL 00740197

or You’ve got a Friend in Me or When you Wish upon a Star from

More Disney Songs for Kids

                 The Set books must be used and song sung in its entirety

 This class will be divided if entries are large 7 to under 9 and  9 to  11 years

     Trophy: The Pat Inman Memorial Trophy will be awarded  by the  adjudicator

    Class 25   Song from a Musical or Film   11 to 13 years                                                    £4.00

Test:         Own Choice from Kids Musical Theatre Collection

Pub Hal Leonard Europe

Music for this class must be sent in with entry for the official accompanist

    Class 26     Song from a Musical or Show 13 to 17 years                                                   £4.00

   Test:         Own Choice of any song by Rogers and Hammerstein or Stephen Sondhiem

Music for this Class must be sent with the Entry for the Official

                        Accompanist

Class 27  Art Song  for Girl  13 and under 17 years                                                           £4.00

    Test:         Own Choice of an art song to be sung in French German or Italian to be sung from memory

Time Limit 3 minutes                                                                                                                                                                                            Class 28       Folk Song under 17 years                                                                                        £4.00

  Trophy       L A Holmes Trophy

Test :         Own Choice or a traditional Folk Song  to be sung with or without accompaniment

Time Limit   4 minutes

Class 29    Vocal  Duet 14 to 16 years                                                                                       £4.00

  Test :          Own Choice   Time Limit  3 minutes

Class 30     Vocal Duet 17 to 18 years                                                                                        £4.00

  Test:            Own Choice Time Limit   3 minute

Age and time limits must be adhered to.

Choral Classes

Senior Section

    Class 31       Ladies Part Song                                                                                                    £7.00

                       Trophy- The Brooke Cup

Test              Lake Isle of Iinnisfree  by Eleanor Daley Pub OUP

and Own Choice Time Limit 5 minutes

 Class 32      Male Voice   Choir                                                                                                     £7.00                                                              Trophy- The Festival Trophy

Test :           Two Contrasting Pieces  Time Limit  3 minutes each Song

Class 33       Any Adult Choir (excluding College and School Choir)                                 £6.50

                          Trophy -The Cliff Cup

Test:            Two Contrasting Pieces    Time Limit    8 minutes

 

Class 34        Gilbert and Sullivan Ensemble                                                                             £6.00

                           Trophy- The Fred Chambers Memorial Trophy

Test Piece        Own Choice

Time limit         not to exceed 10 minutes

Class 35          Group Folk Song                                                                                                  £6.00

Test  Piece       Unaccompanied traditional Folk Song

Time limit       not to exceed 10 minutes

 

Choral Classes

Junior Section

Trophy – The Gordon Mawson Trophy and Bursary of £50

will be awarded to the most Promising School Choir

to be decided by the Adjudicator 

 

 

     Class 36      Hymn for Infant Schools                                                                                     £5.50

                         The Oakfield Primary School Shield

Test              Own Choice of a Hymn

Time Limit     3 minutes

   Class 37      Unison Song for Infant Schools                                                                           £5.50                        

Trophy – The Rounce Shield

Test  ; Any  Song  about  the Seasons and Own Choice  Time Limit  2 minutes

Class 38     Junior School Choir                                                                                 £5.50

                       Trophy The Joyce Bennet Trophy (Town Choir)

The  Heslam Trophy (District Choir)

Test    :               Flying Free by Don Besig pub Shawnee Press

also Own Choice Time Limit 3 minutes

This class is divided into two because of the large entries received

 Class 39    Unison Song for School Girls 12 to 16 years                                                    £5.50

                         Trophy – Reflections Shield

Test            Own Choice Two Contrasting Pieces

Time Limit:  5 minutes

Class 40      Unison Song for School Boys 12 to 16 years                                                 £5.50

                          Trophy- The Frodingham Old Boys Shield

Test             Own Choice: Two Contrasting Pieces

Time Limit   5 minutes

Class 41      Song for Village Schools                                                                                     £5.50

                                    Trophy The Pidd Shield

Test             Own Choice : Two Contrasting Pieces may be either Unison

or Two Part

Time Limit 5 minutes

 

Class 42        Hymn for Junior Schools                                                                                   £5.50

                            Trophy -The Holme Valley Shield

Test Piece          Own Choice of Hymn

Time limit       4 minutes

This class will be divided into town and district choirs. Each class will receive 1st, 2nd, and third prizes. The trophy will be awarded to the highest mark gained between the two classes.

 

   Class 43         Hymn Secondary School Children                                                                   £5.50

                          Trophy -The Greeson Shield

Test Piece     Own Choice of Hymn

Time limit:      4 minutes

Class 44          Part Song for School Choir (12 to 16 years                                                 £5.50

                            Trophy -The Caldicott Shield

Test Piece      Two Contrasting Pieces

Time limit       5 minutes

Class 45        Youth Group Choir                                                                                              £5.50

      Test Piece   Own Choice: Two Contrasting Pieces

Time limit       6 minutes

Class 46       Junior Choir including Training Choirs                                                          £5.50

       Test Piece   Own Choice: Two Contrasting Pieces

Time limit:       4 minutes

Class 47      Youth Organisations Unison Song                                                                     £5.50

                          Trophy -The Moorman Shield

Test Piece Own Choice: Two contrasting pieces

Time limit       4 minutes

 

Age and time limits must be adhered to.

 

Prize winners Classes

for The Festival Medal

      

       Class 48 Winners of Classes 14,15,19 and 22

       

       Class 49    Winners of Classes 16, 17, 18, 20,  21 and 23

 

 

        Closing date for entries   Saturday March 24th March 2019

       Any Own Choice Music should also be sent by the same date.

 

PIANO AND INSTRUMENTAL CLASSES

 

Closing Date for Entries

 Where there is an age limit stated it is as on March 1st 2018

Entries close Saturday 31st March 2018

 

                                                                                     PIANO CLASSES

 

       Class 50       Non-first Prize winners Piano Solo 10 years and under                                          £3.50

Test :                  Coconut Calypso  by Pauline Hall from Piano Jazz Time Bk.1 Pub OUP

 

       Class 51       Non-first Prize winners Piano Solo 11 years and Over                                           £3.50

        Test :                   Tango by Brian Chapple from Lazy Days  pub Oxford Press

Class 52       Piano Solo for Beginners under 7 years                                                                      £3.50

                            Trophy – The Junior Cup

Test       White Rabbitt  by Barbara Kikby Mason  from 1st Album for Piano Part 2

Pub Curwen

Class 53               Piano Solo 7 and 8 years                                                                                            £3.50

                            Trophy – The Silver Jubilee Trophy

Test :                  Little Suite  by Turk from Classics to Modern Book 1

Pub Yorktown Music Pubs

Class 54      Piano Solo 9 and under 11 years                                                                                     £3.50

                            Trophy -The Geary Cup

Test :                    In Days of Old by Mike Sammes  from That’s  a Good Tune Bk 2

pub Kevin Mayhew

Class 55       Piano Solo 11 to under 13 years                                                                                      £4.00

                          Trophy – The Keighley Dixon Trophy

Test             At the Smithy by Maikaper Op no 5 from Romantic Sketchbook 2

pub ABRSM

Class 56         Piano Solo 13 to under 15 years                                                                                     £4.00

                           Trophy – The Benson Cup

Test              Ballade by Burgmuller from 25 Easy Progressive Pieces pub ABRSM

 

Class 57          Piano Solo 15 to under 17 years                                                                                    £4.00

                            Trophy – The Cossins Cup

Test               Study in F by Leoschlhorn  Op 65 No. 25  from Romantic Sketchbook no.2

pub ABRSM

Class 58         Piano Solo 17 years and over                                                                                          £5.00

                             Award – Festival Medal

Test:      Andante Cantabile by Mendelsohn from Bk 5 More Romantic Pieces

pub ABRSM

 

Classes 59-63

   

      In all Repertoire Classes and in the Spirit of the Festival we hope that you will

     extend your repertoire . With this in mind it would be PREFERABLE to exclude

     your exam pieces from your programme.

     Own choice pieces should not have been played previously at this Festival.

   

     Class 59       Piano Repertoire under 9 years                                                                       £3.50

                            Trophy – The Wright Cup

Test :              Own Choice of two pieces

  1. a) From the works of Composers up to and including the 19th Century
  2. b) From works of 20th Century Composers

Time limit        3 minutes

Class 60     Piano Repertoire 9 to under 11 years                                                              £3.50

                             Trophy – The Nisbet Cup

Test :              Own Choice as for Class 59

Time Limit     4 minutes

Class 61      Piano Repertoire 11 to under 13 years                                                           £3.50

                             Trophy -The Ransom Cup

Test:              Own Choice as for Class 59

Time limit:     5 minutes

Class 62     Piano Repertoire 13 to under 16 years                                                            £4.00

                             Trophy – The Brown Cup

Test :              Own  Choice as for class 59

Time Limit:     8 minutes

Class 63     Piano Repertoire 16 years and over                                                                 £4.00

                             Trophy – The Myers Foggin Cup

Test :              Own Choice as for  class 59

Time limit :    10 minutes

 Class 64      Chopin   Open                                                                                                        £4.50

                             Trophy – The Burgess Trophy

Test :             Own Choice . Age and suitability of choice will be taken into

consideration when awarding marks.

Time limit :      8 minutes

Class 65      Bach Open under 14 years                                                                               £3.75

                             Trophy – The Drayton Memorial Shield

Test:               Own Choice. Age and suitability of choice will be taken into

consideration when awarding marks.

Time Limit 3 minutes

Class 66   Bach Open 14 to under 18 years                                                                       £4.50

                              Trophy – The Inner Wheel Trophy

Test :             Own Choice. Age and suitability of choice will be taken into

consideration when awarding the marks.

Time limit      8 minutes

 

Class 67          Bach Open 18 years and over                                                                             £5.50

        Test                        Own Choice. Age and suitability of choice will be taken into

consideration when awarding the marks.

Time L           8 minutes

Class 68         Piano Duet for Parent or Grandparent and Child                                £4.50

                                under 16 years of age.

                               Trophy -The Yager Cup

Test                        Own Choice. Age and suitability of choice will be taken into

consideration

Time limit       4 minutes

Class 69          Piano Duet for 10 years and under                                                           £4.50

        Test:                       Gliding by Joan Last from 5 Enjoyable Duets bk. 1 pub Forsyth

Class 70          Piano Duet for 12 years and under                                                           £4.50

                                Trophy – The Chessman Cup

Test :                     On a Swing  No. 11 from Micro Jazz Duets  Bk. 1 by Christopher Norton

Pub Boosey and Hawkes

Class 71           Piano Duet for 14 years and under                                                          £4.50

        Test :                             High Minded No 13 from Micro Jazz Duets BK. 1 BY Christopher Norton

Pub Boosey and Hawkes

Class 72          Piano Duet for 16 years and under                                                                           £4.50

         Test :                     Nemino from Latin Duets by Christopher Norton Pub Boosey and Hawkes

Class 73           Piano Duet open                                                                                                            £4.50

        Test :                       Spanish Dance No. 1 by Moszkowski Pub Peters

Class 74          Piano Duet for Pupil /Teacher or advanced Student                                            £4.50

Test  Piece      Own Choice of one or two duets. The pupil must play the

Primo part and only the Pupil will be adjudicated

 

 

PIANO EXAM CLASSES

 

       Pieces played in the Exam Classes MAY NOT  be repeated in the Piano Classes

      59-63 inclusive.

       No age limit.  To play one own choice piece from any exam board using the         

       current 2010/2020 syllabus and studying for the following exams.

           Class 75               Pre-Grade 1 standard   Time Limit 2 minutes                                              £3.50

           Class 76           Grade 1                                        Time Limit 2 minutes                                      £3.50

           Class 77           Grade 2                                         Time Limit 2 minutes                                      £3.50

           Class 78           Grade 3                                        Time Limit 3 minutes                                      £3.50

           Class 79           Grade 4                                         Time Limit 3 minutes                                      £3.50

           Class 80           Grade 5                                         Time Limit 4 minutes                                      £4.00     

           Class 81           Grade 6                                          Time Limit 5 minutes                                     £4.00

           Class 82           Grade 7                                          Time Limit 7 minutes                                      £4.50

           Class 83           Grade 8                                          Time Limit 8 minutes                                      £4.50

 

INSTRUMENTAL CLASSES

 

Entries close Saturday March 24th March 2019

 

Own Choice music must be sent to the Secretary by the same date.

   Class 92            Violin / Viola Solo for Beginners                                                                                   £3.00                                      Open to anyone who has been studying the violin for no more

than 5 terms

Test Piece    In the Groove from Fiddle Time Runners by Kathy & David Blackwell

pub Oxford                           .

Class  93     Violin / Viola  Solo under 8  years                                                                                      £3.00

    Test    No. 1 Andante from Six Easy Pieces by Elgar

 

 

Class 93a          Violin/Viola Solo 8 to under 11 years                                                                          £3.00

    Test    Glywsen  from The Fiddler Playalong Collection by Jones

Class 94       Violin Solo 11 to 14 years                                                                                                      £3.50

                        Trophy – The Heslam Cup

Test                     Chanson du Matin by Elgar

Class 95      Violin Solo 15 years and over                                                                                               £4.00

                          Trophy – The Silver Jubilee Cup

Test                    Romantic Piece no.1 by Dvorak op.75 pub peters edition

Class 96     String Concerto                                                                                                                        £4.00

Trophy – The Heslam Trophy

Test:            Own Choice of One Movement Time Limit 8 minutes

Class 97       Violin Solo Non-First Prize Winners 11 to 14                                                £3.50

    Test :              Own Choice

Time limit      3 minutes

Class 98       Violin Solo Non-First Prize Winners 15 years and over                                            £4.00

    Test :              Own Choice

Time limit       4 minutes

Class 99      Violin Concertino                                                                                                                   £4.00

    Test :               Own Choice of one Movement from any Concertino

Time Limit 6 minutes

Class 100    Violin Repertoire 12 years and under                                                               £4.00

     Test :              Own Choice of  Two Contrasting Pieces

Time limit       5 minutes

Class 101       Violin Repertoire 13 years and over                                                              £4.00

      Test:              Own Choice of Two Contrasting Pieces

Time limit      10 minutes

 Class 102       String Duet 11 to 14 years                                                                £4.00

    Test                Own Choice Time Limit 6 minutes.

Class 103      Violin Sight-Reading Open                                                                                £4.00

     Test :              To play a piece at sight given by the adjudicator

     Class 104             Viola / Cello or Double Bass Solo for Beginners                                 £4.00                                        Open to anyone who has been studying the either instrument for no more than 4 terms

Test         Own Choice   Time Limit 3 minutes

 

                                                 JAZZ PIANO CLASSES

 

          Test Piece to play one piece of Own Choice Music from Associated Board

                 Jazz Piano Syllabus and studying towards

 

                Class 84   Grade 1                       Time Limit 2 minutes                                            £3.00

                Class 85   Grade 2                       Time Limit 2 minutes                                            £3.00

                Class 86 Grade 3                        Time Limit 3 minutes                                             £3.50

                Class 87 Grade 4                       Time Limit 3 minutes                                             £3.50

 

                                                FILM MUSIC CLASSES

 

          Own Choice of any piece transcribed from a Film

          or Show Soundtrack

 

          Class 88    under 9 years             Time Limit 2 minutes                                           £3.50

                Class 89     9 to under 14 years Time  Limit  3 minute                                            £4.00

                Class 90   14 to under 18 years Time Limit  4 minutes                                           £4.50

 

                                                ROMANTIC PIANO CLASS

 

            Class 91    Romantic Piano Class                                                                  £4.50

                 for Students who have attained Grade 5 and above

                Test                Own Choice from the works of Grieg, Liszt, Brahms etc

Time Limit 8 minutes

 

Class 105              Viola or Cello Solo 14 year and under                                                         £3.50

Trophy The David Ward Memorial Trophy

Test                       Own Choice

Time Limit    4 minutes

Class 105a            Viola or Cello Solo 14 years and Over                                                        £4.00

Test                        Own Choice

Time Limit           5 minutes

Class 105b            Double Bass Solo                                                                                               £4.00

Test      Own Choice   Time Limit  3 minutes

RECORDER CLASSES

Entries close Saturday 24th March 2019

    Class 106     Recorder Solo Infant School                                                                              £2.75

     Test:             Own Choice

Time limit 2 minutes

Class 107    Recorder Solo Years 3&4                                                                                   £3.50

     Test :          For Descant Recorder any  piece from New Recorder Solos

by Graham Lyons.

for Treble Recorder any piece from First Book of Recorder Solos

by Walter Bergman

Class 108         Recorder Solo Years 5& 6                                                                                              £3.50

     Test:           For Descant Recorder any piece from The Really Easy Recorder

Book by Brian Bonsor  pub Faber Music

For Treble Recorder any piece from Five Concert Pieces in Enjoy the

Recorder Treble Book 1 by Brian Bonsor pub Schott Edition 11468.

Class 109   Recorder Solo 11 to 14 years   (Secondary                                                                       £4.00

Test :          One piece from A Day in the Country by Alan Ridout

pub Associated Board for either Descant or Treble Recorder

Class 110 Recorder Solo 14 to 16 years                                                                                                  £4.00

     Test:           Own Choice from either:

Recorder Players Collection Book 3 Descant

Recorder Players Collection Book 1 Treble

by Colin Hand pub Kevin Mayhew

Class 111          Recorder Solo 16 years and Over                                                                                 £4.00

    Test :           Own Choice

Time limit    5 minutes

Class 112           Recorder Duet (Infant age)                                                                                           £2.75

    Test:           Own Choice

Time limit    2 minutes

Class 113          Recorder Duet   Years 3&4                                                                                           £3.50

    Test :          Own Choice

Time limit    3 minutes

    Class 114         Recorder Duet Years 5&6                                                                                             £3.50

    Test:            Own Choice from Recorder Duets from the Beginning

OR Descant and Treble Duets from the Beginning by John Pitts

pub Chester Music

Class 115         Recorder Duet 11 to 14  years  (Secondary)                                                              £4.00

    Test:            Own Choice

Time limit   4 minutes

 

Class 116 Recorder Duet 14 to 16 years                                                                                                 £ 4.00

     Test :            Own Choice

Time limit     4 minutes

Class 117 Recorder Duet 16 years and over                                                                                         £4.50

     Test :           Own Choice

Time limit     4 minutes

 

Class 118 to 122 below are for recorders with or without Piano Accompaniment

but no other instruments.

The Recorder Ensemble with the highest mark will receive the Festival shield.

     Class 118   Infant Recorder Ensemble                                                                                                   £4.25                                   Test                 Own Choice

Time limit      6 minutes

Class 119    Recorder Ensemble 7 to 11 years                                                                                       £4 .75

     Test :            Own Choice

Time limit     6 minutes

Class 120 Recorder Ensemble 11 to 14 years                                                                                        £5.25

     Test :           Own Choice

Time limit     6 minutes

Class 121   Recorder Ensemble 14 to 16 years                                                                                    £5.25          

      Test :          Own Choice Time Limit  9 minutes

    Class 122   Recorder Ensemble Open                                                                                                      £ 5.25

      Test:            Own Choice    6 minutes

 

WOODWIND SECTION

                   Entries close Saturday 24th March 2019

          Own choice music to be sent at the same time

 

Class 123    Woodwind Solo 11 years and under (Primary)                                           £3.00

      Test :           Own Choice

Time limit     3 minutes

Class 124   Woodwind Solo 11 years and under 15 years                                                £3.50

      Trophy          The Elsam Trophy                                  

Test :             Own Choice

Time limit       3 minutes

Class 125   Woodwind Solo 15 to under 18 years                                                              £ 4.00

                             Trophy – The Rennie Cup

Test :             Own Choice

Time limit      5 minutes

Class 126     Woodwind Solo 18 years and over                                                                £4.50

       Test :              Own Choice

Time limit       5 minutes

 

Class 127      Woodwind Duet   Open (no recorders)                                                          £4.00

                              Trophy- The Rennie Clef

Test:                Own Choice

Time limit       5 minutes

Class 128      Woodwind and Piano Duet   Open                                                                 £4.00

      Test :              Own Choice

Time limit      5 minutes

Class 129             Woodwind Repertoire 12 years and Under                                           £3.50     

Test     Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

Time Limit 3 minutes

Class 130             Woodwind Repertoire 13 years and under 16                                      £3.50

Test                     Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

Time Limit   6 minutes

Class 131     Woodwind Repertoire 16 and under 21 years                                            £4.50

        Test                     Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

Time Limit    8 minutes

Class 132        Saxophone Solo for Beginners open to anyone who has                          £3.50

been studying the instrument for no more than 4 terms

Test       Own Choice Time Limit 3 minutes

Class 133        Saxophone Solo 13 years and under                                                            £3.50

      Test               Own Choice

Time limit      4 minutes

Class 134       Saxophone Solo 15 years and under                                                            £4.00

      Test :             Own Choice

Time limit       4 minutes

Class 135       Saxophone Solo 16 years and over                                                               £4.50

      Test:               Own Choice

Time limit       5 minutes

Class 136       Woodwind Ensemble for various combinations of                                  £5.50

                              Wind Instruments for not less than 3 players or more than 20

                             Trophy – The Vickers Rose Bowl

Test:               Own Choice

Time limit      10 minutes

 

Group Class

 

     Class 137    Family Music Making                                                                                          £5.50

                              Vocal, Instrumental or mixed;not less than 3 performers

                              Trophy -The Knott Rose Bowl

Test                 Own Choice

Time limit        8 minutes

 

Brass Section

 

Please note in the Solo Brass Classes, where an accompaniment is required, a piano part must be provided in a suitable key.Teachers are only allowed to assist in the tuning of the instrument.

                                Entries close Saturday 24th March 2019

                Own choice music should be sent in at the same time

    Class 138     Brass Solo 11 years and under (Primary)                                                                       £3.00

                              Trophy – The Clark Cup

Test :                Own Choice other than a Hymn

Time limit         3 minutes

Class 139      Brass Solo 11 and under 15 years (Secondary)                                                            £3.50

                              Trophy – The Goodacre Trophy

Test:                 Own Choice other than a Hymn

Time limit         3 minutes

Class 140      Brass Solo 15 and under 18 years                                                                                    £ 4.00                         Trophy                  The F. Markham Trophy

Test :                Own Choice other than a  Hymn

Time limit         5 minutes

Class 141       Brass Solo 18 and under 21 years                                                                                   £4.50

     Test:                Own Choice

Time limit        5 minutes

Class 142       Brass Solo 21 and over                                                                                                      £5.00

   Test:                 Own Choice

Time limit         5 minutes

Class 143      Brass Duet any Brass Instruments Open                                                                       £5.50

    Test:                 Own Choice

Time limit         5 minutes

Class 144        Brass Solo Open                                                                                                                  £5.50

    Test:                 Own Choice

Time limit          5 minutes

Class 145   Brass Repertoire Open 16 years and Over                                                                       £ 5.00

    Test:                 Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

Time limit         15 minutes

Band and groups are asked to bring their own Music Stands with them.

     Class 146        Ensemble for Brass Open (3  to 10 players)                                                              £5.50

     Test:               Own Choice

Time limit       10 minutes

Class 147    Ensemble for Woodwind and Brass Open (3 -10 players)                                         £5.50

     Test:             Own Choice

Time limit       10 minutes

     Class 148    Junior Brass Band   (not Schools)                                                                                     £5.50

      Test Piece Own Choice of Two Contrasting Pieces

Time Limit 10   minutes

 

Class 149   School Brass Band   Open                                                                                                    £5.50

                          Trophy -The Billy Butlin Trophy

Test:             Own Choice of two contrasting pieces one of which must

be a March.

Time limit    10 minutes

Class 150    School Brass Band 14 years and under                                                                           £5.50

     Test:             Own Choice of any two contrasting pieces

Time limit     8 minutes

Class 151 School Wind Band Open                                                                                                         £5.50

                            Trophy -The Festival Trophy

Test                 Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

Time limit      8 minutes

Class 152   School Orchestra Open                                                                                                         £5.50

     Test :              Own Choice

Time limit      10 minutes

Class 153   Primary School Orchestra                                                                                                   £5.50

Test:             Own Choice of two contrasting pieces

Time limit    10 minutes

Class 154      Music Making Infants Schools                                                                         £5.50

      Test:             To perform a well-known Fairy tale or legend

using any instruments,vocals or prose effects

to illustrate the story.

Time limit    10 minutes

Class 155   Music Making Junior School                                                                              £5.50

      Test :             AS FOR CLASS 154

Time limit    10 minutes

Class 156 Music Making Secondary School                                                                          £5.50

    Test                AS FOR CLASS 154

Time Limit    10 minutes

 Class 156a Music Making Open                                                                                               £5.50

     Test      As for CLASS 154

Time Limit    10 minutes

                                                                          Percussion Classes

                                      Entries close Saturday 24th March 2019               

Own Choice music to be sent in at the same time

    Class 157   Percussion Solo under 12 years                                                                          £3.50

      Test:              Own Choice of a Piece for Snare Drum Only

Time limit      3 minutes

Class 158 Percussion Solo 12 to 16 years                                                                              £4.00

      Test:              Own Choice

Time limit      4 minutes

Class 159   Rhythmic and Percussion Band                                                                        £5.00

                             Trophy – The Percussion Cup

Test :               Own Choice

Time limit       8 minutes

 

     Class 160          Junior School Brass Ensemble  3 to 10 players                                      £3.50

    Test   Own Choice

                              Time Limit 6 minutes

TWO SKILLS CLASSES

    Class 161          Two Skills   Primary                                                                                       £4.00

      Test             Own Choice of either two Instruments or Piano and Instrument or

Piano and Voice

Two Pieces

Time Limit 5 minutes

 

Class 162           Two Skills Secondary                                                                                       £4.50

    Test    As for Class 205

Time Limit 6 minutes

Class 163   Two Skills   Open                                                                                                      £5.50

    Test      As  for class 205

                                Time Limit 8 minutes

  HARP CLASSES    

  Class 164    Concert Harp                                                                                                             £3.75

   Test             Own Choice of Two Contrasting Pieces

                 Time Limit 10 minutes

 

Class 165   Harp with or without Pedals                                                                                 £3.75

   Test      Own Choice of two Contrasting Pieces

Time Limit 10 minutes      

                                                 GUITAR CLASS

 Class 166   Acoustic Guitar Solo   Junior School Age                                                            £3.75

    Test Piece      Own Choice

Time Limit 2 minutes

Class 167              Acoustic Guitar Solo     Secondary Age                                                      £3.75

Test                       Own Choice

Time Limit 3 Minutes

  Class 168            Acoustic Guitar Group                                                                                                    £5.25

Test                       Own Choice Two Contrasting Pieces

Time Limit 5 minutes

SAMBA BAND CLASSES    

 

   Class 169               Samba Band     for Junior Schools                                                                           £5.50

Test Piece        Own choice of Drumming Rhythms

Time Limit      3 minutes                                                                                     

     Class 170               Samba Band for Secondary Schools                                                                      £5.50

     Test Piece      Own Choice of two Drumming Rhythms

Time Limit       5 minutes

Class 171               Samba Band Open                                                                                                     £5.50

Test       Own Choice of Two Rhythms

Time Limit        6 minutes

 

ORGAN CLASSES

    

     Class 172    Church Organ Solo.  Manuals only.  Open                                                                    £3.75                     Test         Own Choice of One Piece

Time limit        4 minutes

Class 173    Church Organ Solo including Pedals   Open                                                                 £3.75

      Test:               Own Choice two contrasting pieces

Time limit       10 minutes

 

Time will be arranged for the performers in the above two classes

for rehearsal time on the Organ in St.Lawrence’s Church.

Performers should contact the Secretary once the time table for classes

has been issued

 

NON-WESTERN CLASSES

   class 174     Non-Western Traditional Instrumental Group                                                            £4.75

    Test:                  Own Choice

Time limit           10 minutes

Class 175             Non -Western Traditional Solo                                                                                 £5.25

   Test:                 Own Choice

Time limit          5 minutes

COMPOSITION CLASSES

 

               The Performers are asked to perform their work prior to receiving the adjudication

in all the classes below. All manuscripts must be sent to the Secretary with the

entry no later than March 24th 2019and  must be  accompanied by  a

statement from the parent or teacher to say that this is the entrant’s own work.

The composer is responsible for arranging for the performance of the work

during the festival.

 Class 176    Song with Accompaniment                                                                                                £3.75

     Award                    Festival Medal               

     Test        Not less than 16 bars. The song must be performed at the Festival

by either the composer or another performer or on tape or CD.

                                                                     

Class 177   Composition for any instrument or instruments other                                                 £3.75

                                    than Piano                                                                          

      Award          Festival Medal

Test             Not less than 16 bars for either Electronic or Acoustic or a combination

of both. If Electronic, then a tape may be played at the Festival

 

Class 178           Piano Composition   Open                                                                            £3.75

      Award                 Festival Medal

Test              To compose a piece for Piano not less than  16 bars

 

 

            EXAM CLASSES   FOR SINGING  2018

            Pieces sung in the exam classes should not be performed in any other vocal class

and can be from any exam board which the performer is studying to take.

Piece to be other than from a Musical or Show

Class 179              Grade 1  Time Limit 2 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 180              Grade 2  Time Limit 2 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 181              Grade 3  Time Limit 2 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 182              Grade 4 Time Limit 3 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 183              Grade 5  Time Limit 3 minutes                                                         £3.50

            Class 184              Grade 6  Time Limit 3 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 185              Grade 7  Time Limit 4 minutes                                                         £4.00

Class 186              Grade 8  Time Limit 5 minutes                                                         £4.00

EXAM CLASSES FOR BRASS from 2017-2020

            pieces performed in these classes should not be in any other brass class

but can be from any exam board

Class 187              Grade 1  Time Limit 2 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 188              Grade 2  Time Limit 2 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 189              Grade 3  Time Limit 2 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 190              Grade 4  Time Limit 3 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 191              Grade 5  Time Limit 4 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 192              Grade 6  Time Limit 4 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 193              Grade 7  Time Limit 5 minutes                                                         £4.00

Class 194              Grade 8  Time Limit 5 minutes                                                         £4.00

EXAM CLASSES FOR STRINGS 2016-19

            pieces performed in these classes should not be performed in any other string classes

but can be from any exam board    

            Class 195              Grade 1  Time Limit 2 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 196              Grade 2  Time Limit 2 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 197              Grade 3  Time Limit 2 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 198              Grade 4  Time Limit 3 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 199              Grade 5  Time Limit 4 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 200              Grade 6  Time Limit 5 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 201              Grade 7  Time Limit 6 minutes                                                         £4.00                                      Class 201a                Grade 8  Time Limit 6 minutes                                                         £4.00

EXAM CLASSES FOR WOODWIND 2018

            pieces performed in these classes should not be performed in any other wind classes

but can be from any exam board

Class 202              Grade 1  Time Limit 2 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 203              Grade 2  Time Limit 2 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 204              Grade 3  Time Limit 2 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 205              Grade 4  Time Limit 3 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 206              Grade 5  Time Limit 3 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 207              Grade 6  Time Limit 4 minutes                                                         £3.50

Class 208              Grade 7  Time Limit 5 minutes                                                         £4.00                                      Class 209                Grade 8  Time Limit 7 minutes                                                         £4.00

 

 

 

          Class 210                     Bell Plates or Handbell Group                        £5.50

                                                Own Choice of Two Contrasting Pieces

Time Limit   5 minutes

 

Class 211                     Acoustic Pop Group ( 3-10 Players)                £5.50

                                                Own Choice of Piece

Time Limit 6 minutes

Acoustic Instruments only may include: Guitar, Piano, Woodwind

Brass, Strings, Percussion (Not full Drum Kit) Snare Drum and

Cymbals Only and of course Vocals allowed.

Class 212                     Acoustic Pop Ballad Secondary Age                           £3.75

            Test :                            Own  Choice  of Piece

Time Limit up to 3 minutes

Accompaniment as for Class 211

N.B. Music must be provided for the above 2 classes for the

adjudicator even as a PVG arrangement

Class 213                     Beginners Brass Solo                                                  £3.50

                                                For students who have only been learning the Instrument                                                            for up to five terms

Own Choice of one piece

Time Limit 3 minutes

Class 214                     Vocal or Instrumental Solo with Accompaniment       £3.75

            Test :                            Own choice of one piece (The Accompanist can only perform

once)

Time Limit 3 minutes

Each performer will be marked.

 

Class 215                     Beginners Woodwind Class                                        £3.50

for those who have only been learning the instrument

for 5 terms

Own Choice of one piece

Time Limit 3 minutes

 

Class 216                     Taiko Drumming Ensemble                                        £5.50

Test Own Choice of one piece

Time Limit   5 minutes

 

 

            Class 217                     Ukulele Solo     Primary                                                          £3.00

            Test                  Own Choice of one piece with or without a song

Time Limit 2 minutes

 

Class 218                     Ukulele Solo      Secondary                                          £3.50

Test                  Own Choice of one piece with or without a song

Time Limit        2 minutes

 

Class 219                     Ukulele Solo    Adult                                                   £3.75

Test                  Own Choice of one piece with or without a song

Time Limit       3 minutes

 

Class 220                     Ukulele Orchestra   Primary                                       £5.50               n         Own Choice of one piece with or without a song

Time Limit       5 minutes

 

Class 221         Acoustic Guitar Solo for Beginners (Primary)                        £3.00

Test                  Own Choice of One piece

Time Limit   2 minutes

 

Class 222         Acoustic Guitar Solo for Beginners (Secondary)                     £3.50

Test                  Own Choice of one piece

Time Limit 3 minutes

 

Class 223         Mixed Instrumental Ensemble up to 10 players                      £5.50

Test                  Own Choice of one piece

Time Limit 5 minutes

 

Class 224         Rock Choir for Secondary School                                           £5.50

Test                  Own Choice of one song

Simple Movement allowed Time Limit 4 minutes

 

            Class 225         Foundation Singing Game Class                                             £4.00

            Test                  Own Choice   Time Limit up to 3 minutes

 

Class 226         Vocal Group Primary 7-11 years                                            £4.00

                                    not more than 5 performers

            Test                  Own Choice of a Unison Song which may contain solo passages

should the group decide to include   Time Limit 3 minutes

Class 227         Boom wackers Group Class Primary                                      £3.50  

            Test                  To perform a piece of the group’s own Choice

Time Limit 3 minutes   Vocals allowed