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Woodwind, Recorder, Brass and Percussion  –  Classes 167 to 196

(see also classes 205-207, 209, 210, 215 and 217-221)

Class 167 – 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 – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 168 – 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 – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 169 – 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 – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 170 – Woodwind and Brass Solos – Premier

For the winners of classes 167-169, 173, 177 and 182 (see regulation 28). A Glasgow Music Festival Association Award will be made (see page 47).
Test Piece(s): Performers will play the Test Piece(s) already played.

Class 171 – Woodwind and Brass Solos (non-competitive)

For players of any standard not performing in classes 167-169 and 172-185. 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 172 – Woodwind and Brass Solos (adult performers)

For players aged 19 and over and not performing in classes 167-169, 171 and 173-184. 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 173 – 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 and Trinity College Grade 7 or above – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 174 – Woodwind Solos A

As for class 173, but for players not performing in classes 173, 175 and 176.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of one work or movement(s) from one work of comparable standard to Associated Board and Trinity College Grades 5-6 – not to exceed 6 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 175 – Woodwind Solos B

As for class 173, but for players not performing in classes 173, 174 and 176.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of one work or movement(s) from one work of comparable standard to Associated Board and Trinity College Grades 3-4 – not to exceed 4 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 176 – Woodwind Solos C

As for class 173, but for players not performing in classes 173-175.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 4 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 177 – Recorder 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 and Trinity College Grade 7 or above – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 178 – Recorder Solos A

For players not performing in classes 177, and 179 -181.
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: £12.00

Class 179 – Recorder Solos B

For players not performing in classes 177, 178, 180 and 181.
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: £12.00

Class 180 – Recorder Solos C

For players not performing in classes 177-179 and 181.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 4 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 181 – Recorder Solos D

For players performing in classes 177-180.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 2 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 182 – 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 and Trinity College Grade 7 or above – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £20.00

Class 183 – Brass Solos A

For players not performing in classes 182, 184 and 185.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) of one work or movement(s) from one work of comparable standard to Associated Board and Trinity College Grades 5-6 – not to exceed 6 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 184 – Brass Solos B

For players not performing in classes 182, 183 and 185.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 4 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 185 – Brass Solos C

For players attending primary school and not performing in classes 182-184.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 4 minutes.
Entry fee: £12.00

Class 186 – Woodwind Ensembles A

For unconducted ensembles (which may include horns) of three to eight players, one player per part, and not performing in classes 187-190 and 219-221.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 8 minutes.
Entry fee: £30.00

Class 187 – Woodwind Ensembles B

As for class 186 but for players not performing in classes 186, 188-190 and 219-221.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 6 minutes. Performers may arrange the piece to suit their resources.
Entry fee: £30.00

Class 188 – Brass Ensembles A

For unconducted ensembles of three to eight players, one player per part, and not performing in classes 186, 187, 189, 190 and 219-221.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 8 minutes.
Entry fee: £30.00

Class 189 – Brass Ensembles B

As for class 188 but for players not performing in classes 186-188, 190 and 219-221.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 6 minutes. Performers may arrange the piece to suit their resources.
Entry fee: £30.00

Class 190 – Wind Ensembles

For unconducted ensembles of two to eight players of primary school age, one player per part, in any combination of woodwind and/or brass instruments. Players must not be performing in classes 186-189 and 219-221.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 8 minutes. Performers may arrange the piece to suit their resources.
Entry fee: £30.00

Class 191 – Orchestral Percussion Ensembles

For unconducted ensembles of three to eight players, one player per part, and not performing in classes 219-221.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 8 minutes.
Entry fee: £30.00

Class 192 – Recorder Consorts – Open

For unconducted consorts of 3 or more players, one player per part and not performing in classes 219-221.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 10 minutes.
Entry fee: £30.00

Class 193 – Recorder Consorts A (unconducted)

For three or more players, one player per part and not performing in classes 192, 194 and 219-221.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 8 minutes.
Entry fee: £30.00

Class 194 – Recorder Consorts B (unconducted)

For two or more players of primary school age, one player per part and not performing in classes 192, 193, 209, 219 and 221. The ensemble may be accompanied.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 6 minutes.
Entry fee: £30.00

Class 195 – Recorder Ensembles A

For six or more players aged 18 and under, any number of players to each part, with or without accompaniment and not performing in classes 219-221. The ensemble may be conducted.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 8 minutes.
Entry fee: £30.00

Class 196 – Recorder Ensembles B

For six or more players of primary school age, any number of players to each part, with or without accompaniment and not performing in classes 195 and 219-221. The ensemble may be conducted.
Test Piece: Own choice (see regulations 19-25) – not to exceed 6 minutes.
Entry fee: £30.00

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