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Woodwind, Recorder, Brass and Percussion – Classes 165 to 194

Class 165 – Woodwind and Brass Concerto

For players of woodwind (including recorder) and brass instruments. The winner of this class may be invited to perform in the Woodwind and Brass Solos Premier Class (see regulation 28). Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of any one concerto movement

 

Class 166 – Modern Woodwind and Brass Solos

For players of woodwind (including recorder) and brass instruments. The winner of this class may be invited to perform in the Woodwind and Brass Solos Premier Class (see regulation 28). Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of music of an advanced standard written in a modern idiom by a 20th or 21st century composer

 

Class 167 – Woodwind and Brass Sonata

For players of woodwind (including recorder) and brass instruments. The winner of this class may be invited to perform in the Woodwind and Brass Solos Premier Class (see regulation 28). Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of one movement from any sonata

 

Class 168 – Woodwind and Brass Solos – Premier

For the winners of classes 165-167, 171, 175 and 180 (see regulation 28). The Photocall Centenary Trophy will be awarded and a Glasgow Music Festival Association Award will be made (see pages 47 and 48). Test Pices(s): Performers will play the Test Piece(s) already played.

 

Class 169 – Woodwind and Brass Solos (non-competitive)

For players of any standard not performing in classes 165-167 and 170-183. Performers will receive an adjudication but no comparison will be made between performances. Test Piece: Own choice

 

Class 170 – Woodwind and Brass Solos (adult performers)

For players aged 19 and over and not performing in classes 165-167, 169 and 171-182. Performers will receive an adjudication but no comparison will be made between performances. Test Piece: Own choice

 

Class 171 – Woodwind Solos – Open

For players of flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone; with or without piano accompaniment. The winner of this class may be invited to perform in the Woodwind and Brass Solos Premier Class (see regulation 28). Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of music of comparable standard to Associated Board Grade VII or above

 

Class 172 – Woodwind Solos A

As for class 171, but for players not performing in classes 171, 173 and 174. Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of one work or movement(s) from one work of comparable standard to Associated Board Grade V-VI

 

Class 173 – Woodwind Solos B

As for class 171, but for players not performing in classes 171, 172 and 174. Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of one work or movement(s) from one work of comparable standard to Associated Board Grade III-IV

 

Class 174 – Woodwind Solos C

As for class 171, but for players not performing in classes 171-173. Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 4 minutes.

 

 

Class 179 – Recorder Solos D

For players not performing in classes 175-178. Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 2 minutes

 

 

Class 180 – Brass Solos – Open

The winner of this class may be invited to perform in the Woodwind and Brass Solos Premier Class (see regulation 28). Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of music of comparable standard to Associated Board Grade VII or above

 

Class 181 – Brass Solos A

For players not performing in classes 180, 182 and 183. Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of one work or movement(s) from one work of comparable standard to Associated Board Grade V-VI

 

Class 182 – Brass Solos B

For players not performing in classes 180, 181 and 183. Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 4 minutes. Class 183 – Brass Solos C For players attending primary school and not performing in classes 180-182. Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25)

 

Class 184 – Woodwind Ensembles A

For unconducted ensembles (which may include horns) of three to eight players, one player per part, and not performing in classes 185-188 and 216-218. Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25)

 

Class 185 – Woodwind Ensembles B

As for class 184 but for players not performing in classes 184, 186-188 and 216-218. Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) Performers may arrange the piece to suit their resources.

 

Class 186 – Brass Ensembles A

For unconducted ensembles of three to eight players, one player per part, and not performing in classes 184, 185, 187 and 216-218. Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25)

 

Class 187 – Brass Ensembles B

As for class 186 but for players not performing in classes 184-186, 188 and 216-218. Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) Performers may arrange the piece to suit their resources.

 

Class 189 – Orchestral Percussion Ensembles

For unconducted ensembles of three to eight players, one player per part, and not performing in classes 216-218. Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25)

 

 

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