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Piano, Organ and Keyboard  –  Classes 81 to 112

(see also classes 205-208 and 210-215)

Class 81 – Baroque Piano Solos

The winner of this class may be invited to perform in the Piano Solos Premier Class (see regulation 28).
Test Piece(s): Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of a composition, or of movement(s) from a composition, by J S Bach, Handel or D Scarlatti, similar in duration and difficulty to Bach’s ’48’. In the case of D Scarlatti, two contrasting sonatas should be played. Performances must not exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 82 – Piano Sonata

The winner of this class may be invited to perform in the Piano Solos Premier Class (see regulation 28).
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of any movement of an advanced standard from a sonata by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven or Schubert – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 83 – Romantic Piano Solos

The winner of this class may be invited to perform in the Piano Solos Premier Class (see regulation 28).
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of music of an advanced standard by Chopin, Schumann, Brahms, Liszt, Rachmaninov, Franck or Fauré (or another composer of this period) – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 84 – Debussy and Ravel Piano Solos

The winner of this class may be invited to perform in the Piano Solos Premier Class (see regulation 28).
Test Piece: Own choice of music of an advanced standard by either composer – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 85 – Modern Piano Solos

The winner of this class may be invited to perform in the Piano Solos Premier Class (see regulation 28).
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of music of an advanced standard using idiomatic 20th or 21st century pianistic and harmonic techniques – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 86 – Piano Solos – Premier

For the winners of classes 81-85 and 87 (see regulation 28). The William Findlay Trophy Certificate will be awarded. The Lillian Campbell Memorial Prize will be awarded (see page 47).
Test Piece(s): Performers will play the Test Piece(s) which they have already played.

Class 87 – Piano Solos – Open

The winner of this class may be invited to perform in the Piano Solos Premier Class (see regulation 28).
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of music of an advanced standard – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 88 – Piano Solos A

For players not performing in classes 87 and 89-97.
Test Piece: Piano Exam Pieces 2021 & 2022, Grade 7 (ABRSM) or Piano Exam Pieces Plus Exercises 2021-2023, Grade 7 (Trinity). Any one piece from the book. Details of selected piece to be stated on Entry Form, see regulation 22.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 89 – Piano Solos B

For players not performing in classes 87, 88 and 90-97.
Test Piece: Piano Exam Pieces 2021 & 2022, Grade 6 (ABRSM) or Piano Exam Pieces Plus Exercises 2021-2023, Grade 6 (Trinity). Any one piece from the book. Details of selected piece to be stated on Entry Form, see regulation 22.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 90 – Piano Solos C

For players not performing in classes 87-89, and 91-97.
Test Piece: Piano Exam Pieces 2021 & 2022, Grade 5 (ABRSM) or Piano Exam Pieces Plus Exercises 2021-2023, Grade 5 (Trinity). Any one piece from the book. Details of selected piece to be stated on Entry Form, see regulation 22.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 91 – Piano Solos D

For players not performing in classes 87-90, 92-97.
Test Piece: Piano Exam Pieces 2021 & 2022, Grade 4 (ABRSM) or Piano Exam Pieces Plus Exercises 2021-2023, Grade 4 (Trinity). Any one piece from the book. Details of selected piece to be stated on Entry Form, see regulation 22.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 92 – Piano Solos E

For players not performing in classes 87-91 and 93-97.
Test Piece: Piano Exam Pieces 2021 & 2022, Grade 3 (ABRSM) or Piano Exam Pieces Plus Exercises 2021-2023, Grade 3 (Trinity). Any one solo piece from the book. Details of selected piece to be stated on Entry Form, see regulation 22.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 93 – Piano Solos F

For players not performing in classes 87-92, and 94-97.
Test Piece: Piano Exam Pieces 2021 & 2022, Grade 2 (ABRSM) or Piano Exam Pieces Plus Exercises 2021-2023, Grade 2 (Trinity). Any one solo piece from the book. Details of selected piece to be stated on Entry Form, see regulation 22.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 94 – Piano Solos G

For players not performing in classes 87-93 and 95-97.
Test Piece: Piano Exam Pieces 2021 & 2022, Grade 1 (ABRSM) or Piano Exam Pieces Plus Exercises 2021-2023, Grade 1 (Trinity). Any one solo piece from the book. Details of selected piece to be stated on Entry Form, see regulation 22.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 95 – Piano Solos H (non-competitive)

For players not performing in classes 87-94, 96 and 97. Performers will receive an adjudication but no comparison will be made between performances.
Test Piece: Piano Exam Pieces 2021 & 2022, Initial Grade (ABRSM) or Piano Exam Pieces Plus Exercises 2021-2023: Initial. Any one solo piece from the book. Details of selected piece to be stated on Entry Form.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 96 – Piano Solos (non-competitive)

For players of any standard not performing in classes 81-95 and 97. Performers will receive an adjudication but no comparison will be made between performances.
Test Piece: Own choice – not to exceed 6 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 97 – Piano Solos (adult performers)

For players aged 19 and over and not performing in classes 81-96. Performers will receive an adjudication but no comparison will be made between performances.
Test Piece: Own choice – not to exceed 6 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 98 – Piano Duets – Open

For players not performing in classes 99-101, 219 and 220.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of a work of comparable standard to Associated Board and Trinity College Grade 7 or above – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £24.00

Class 99 – Piano Duets A

For players not performing in classes 98, 100, 101, 219 and 220.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of music of comparable standard to Associated Board and Trinity College Grades 5-6 – not to exceed 6 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 100 – Piano Duets B

For players not performing in classes 98, 99, 101, 219 and 220.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of music of comparable standard to Associated Board and Trinity College Grades 3-4 – not to exceed 4 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 101 – Piano Duets C

For players not performing in classes 98-100, 219 and 220.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of music of comparable standard to Associated Board and Trinity College Grades 1-2 – not to exceed 4 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 102 – Six Hands on One Piano

For players not performing in classes 211-221 and 223.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 6 minutes.
Entry fee: £30.00

Class 103 – Jazz Piano Solos – Open

Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of music of an advanced standard which must include an element of improvisation – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 104 – Jazz Piano Solos A

For players not performing in classes 103, 105 and 106.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of music which must include an element of improvisation of comparable standard to Associated Board and Trinity College Grades 5-6 – not to exceed 6 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 105 – Jazz Piano Solos B

For players not performing in classes 103, 104 and 106.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of music which must include an element of improvisation of comparable standard to Associated Board and Trinity College Grades 3-4 – not to exceed 4 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 106 – Jazz Piano Solos C

For players not performing in classes 103-105.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of music which must include an element of improvisation of comparable standard to Associated Board and Trinity College Grades 1-2 – not to exceed 4 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 107 – Ragtime and Blues Piano Solos – Open

Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of either ragtime or blues music – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 108 – Ragtime and Blues Piano Solos A

For players not performing in class 107.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of either ragtime or blues music – not to exceed 6 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 109 – Rock Piano Solos

Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of a piano arrangement of a rock or popular song, or an original piano piece in a rock, pop, or jazz style – not to exceed 6 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 110 – Organ Solos – Open

(see also class 205) The Glasgow Society of Organists Trophy Certificate may be awarded.
Test Pieces:

Entry fee: £20.00

Class 111 – Organ Solos A

For players not performing in classes 110 and 112.
Test Pieces:

Entry fee: £20.00

Class 112 – Organ Solos B

For players not performing in classes 110 and 111.
Test Pieces:

Entry fee: £20.00

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