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Recital, Chamber Music and Group Music Making – Classes 202 to 219

 

 

Class 202 – Vocal Recital

Please note that the number of entries in this class may be restricted. This class is excluded from

the Ailie Cullen Concert.

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25). Each performer will be allocated a maximum

of 15 minutes’ platform time in which to perform a varied programme of an advanced

standard. The adjudicator will assess programme content in addition to musical

performance.

 

Class 203 – Instrumental Recital

Please note that the number of entries in this class may be restricted. This class is excluded from

the Ailie Cullen Concert.

Test Pieces: Own choice (see regulations 19-25). Each performer will be allocated a maximum

of 15 minutes’ platform time in which to perform a varied programme of an advanced

standard. The adjudicator will assess programme content in addition to musical

performance.

 

Class 205 – String and Piano Duets

For duets not performing in classes 216 and 217. Both players to be adjudicated.

Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25).

 

Class 206 – Instrumental Duets

For any instrumental duo with or without piano accompaniment, but not string duets, piano duets,

string and piano duets or duets performing in classes 152, 157, 216 and 217.

Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25).

 

Class 208 – Chamber Music – Open

For unconducted ensembles (excluding woodwind, brass, percussion and recorder groups) of three

to eight players, one player per part, which may include a pianist, and not performing in classes 201,

207, and 216-218.

Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of any composition, not an arrangement, for the

instruments in the performing ensemble

 

Class 210 – Chamber Music B

For unconducted ensembles (excluding woodwind, brass, percussion and recorder groups) of three

to eight players, one player per part, which may include a pianist, and not performing in classes 201,

207- 209, 211, and 216-218.

Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25). Performers may arrange the piece to suit their

resources – not to exceed 6 minutes.

Class 211 – Chamber Music C

For unconducted ensembles (excluding woodwind, brass, percussion and recorder groups) of three

to eight players of primary school age, one player per part, which may include a pianist, and not

performing in classes 201, 207-210, and 216-218.

Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25). Performers may arrange the piece to suit their

resources – not to exceed 6 minutes.

 

Class 213 – Primary School Music Making

For children from a primary school (see regulation 9) not performing in class 216. Apart from the

conductor, no adults may participate.

Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of music for instruments, with or without voices

 

Class 214 – Primary School Instrumental Groups

For children from a primary school (see regulation 9) not performing in class 216, playing any

combination of orchestral and/or classroom instruments. Apart from the conductor, no adults may

participate.

Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25). Performers may arrange the piece to suit their

resources

Class 215 – Pre-school Music Making (non-competitive)

For children of pre-school age. The ensemble may be of any size and type and may comprise

singers and/or instrumentalists. Performers will receive an adjudication but no comparison will be

made between performances.

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

 

Class 217 – Secondary School Music Making (non-comp.)

For young people of secondary school age. The ensemble must comprise instrumentalists with or

without singers. Performers will receive an adjudication but no comparison will be made between

performances.

Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25)

 

Class 218 – Music Making

For five to sixteen singers and/or instrumentalists using any combination of instruments and not

performing in classes 205-217 and 219.

Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25)

 

Class 219 – Folk Group

For folk groups comprising any number of singers and/or instrumentalists not performing in classes

216, 217 and 218.

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