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Choirs and Ensembles – Classes 1 to 36

Class 1 – Female Voice Choirs

For performers aged 19 and over. The Glasgow Orpheus Choir Trophy Certificate may be awarded

(see page 48).

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of any two contrasting items.

Class 2 – Male Voice Choirs

For performers aged 19 and over. The Glasgow Orpheus Choir Trophy Certificate may be awarded

(see page 48).

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of any two contrasting items.

Class 3 – Mixed Voice Choirs

For performers aged 19 and over. The Glasgow Orpheus Choir Trophy Certificate may be awarded

(see page 48).

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of any two contrasting items.

Class 11 – Junior Choirs (under 14)

For choirs comprising singers aged 13 and under, not performing in class 12 and ineligible for classes

19-32. The Herald Challenge Trophy Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Pieces: (a) The Little Spanish Town (in unison) Peter Jenkyns (Novello)

(b) Own choice (see regulations 19-25).

Class 13 – Junior Choirs (under 10)

For choirs comprising singers aged 9 and under, ineligible for classes 26-32.

Test Pieces: (a) Bessie the Black Cat Peter Jenkyns (Elkin) NOV 160110

(b) Own choice (see regulations 19-25).

Class 14 – Junior Choirs (non-competitive)

For singers aged 13 and under and not performing in classes 7-9, 11-13 and 15-18. Performers will

receive an adjudication but no comparison will be made between performances.

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of any two contrasting items.

Class 15 – Youth Choirs – Scots Song (under 19)

For choirs comprising singers aged 18 and under, ineligible for classes 19-25.

Test Pieces: (a) Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of any song from the New Scottish Song Book

(OUP) or The Oxford Scottish Song Book (OUP) or The Saltire Scottish Song Book

(Hardie Press) or The Saltire Two Part Scottish Song Book (Hardie Press).

(b) Any arrangement of a Scots song in two or more parts. If a song is to be sung

in Gaelic, a literal translation of the words must be provided for the adjudicator.

Class 19 – School Choirs – Mixed Voices

For choirs singing in three or more parts and comprising singers from a school (see regulation 9).

The Anne Wiseman Trophy Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of two contrasting songs.

Class 20 – School Choirs – Girls

For singers from a school (see regulation 9). The Anne Wiseman Trophy Certificate may be awarded

(see page 48).

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of two contrasting songs, one of which must be

a part song.

Class 21 – School Choirs – Boys

For singers from a school (see regulation 9). The Anne Wiseman Trophy Certificate may be awarded

(see page 48).

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of two contrasting songs, one of which must be

a part song.

Class 22 – School Choirs (S3 and under)

For singers from a school (see regulation 9) not performing in classes 19-21. The Herald Challenge

Trophy Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of two contrasting songs, one of which must be

a part song.

Class 25 – School Chamber Choirs

For choirs comprising 18 to 30 singers from a school (see regulation 9) and singing in three or more parts.

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of two contrasting songs.

Class 26.1 – Primary School Choirs

For singers from a primary school (see regulation 9). The Wood Memorial Trophy Certificate may

be awarded (see page 48).

Test Pieces: (a) The Song that Nature Sings Ruth Elaine Schram (BriLee Music – BL109)

(b) Own choice (see regulations 19-25).

Class 26.2 – Primary School Choirs

For singers from a primary school (see regulation 9). The Wood Memorial Trophy Certificate may

be awarded (see page 48).

Test Pieces: (a) The Song that Nature Sings Ruth Elaine Schram (BriLee Music – BL109)

(b) Own choice (see regulations 19-25).

Class 26.3 – Primary School Choirs

For singers from a primary school (see regulation 9). The Wood Memorial Trophy Certificate may

be awarded (see page 48).

Test Pieces: (a) The Song that Nature Sings Ruth Elaine Schram (BriLee Music – BL109)

(b) Own choice (see regulations 19-25).

 

Class 27 – Primary School Choirs – Boys

For singers from a primary school (see regulation 9) not performing in classes 26 and 28. The Wood

Memorial Trophy Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of two contrasting songs.

Class 28 – Primary School Choirs (P5 and under)

For singers in Primary 5 and under from a school (see regulation 9) not performing in class 26.

Test Pieces: (a) Whales – Swimming Free (in unison) Douglas Coombes (Lindsay Music)

(b) Own choice (see regulations 19-25).

Class 29 – Primary School Choirs (P1 and 2)

For singers in Primary 1 and 2 from a school (see regulation 9) not performing in classes 26-28.

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of two contrasting songs.

Class 30.1 – Primary School Choirs – Hymn Singing

For singers from a primary school (see regulation 9). The Ian Barrie Certificate may be awarded (see

page 48).

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of two contrasting hymns, not to exceed 7 minutes.

Class 30.2 – Primary School Choirs – Hymn Singing

For singers from a primary school (see regulation 9). The Ian Barrie Certificate may be awarded (see

page 48).

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of two contrasting hymns, not to exceed 7 minutes.

 

Class 31 – Primary School Choirs – Scots Song

For singers from a primary school (see regulation 9).

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of any two songs from the New Scottish Song

Book (OUP) or The Oxford Scottish Song Book (OUP) or The Saltire Scottish Song

Book (Hardie Press) or The Saltire Two Part Scottish Song Book (Hardie Press).

Class 33 – Action Songs (non-competitive) Entry Fee: £24.00

For performers from nurseries, playgroups or primaries 1 and 2 not performing in class 215.

Performers will receive an adjudication but no comparison will be made between performances.

Test Piece: Own choice of song(s) (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 4 minutes.

Class 36 – Intermediate Vocal Ensembles Entry Fee: £24.00

For unconducted ensembles of 3 to 16 singers aged 18 and under.

Test Piece: Own choice of music (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 8 minutes.

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