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Traditional Music

All of the classes in the Traditional section are own choice. Titles are NOT required on the entry form, but performers are encouraged to bring copies of tunes on the day. A copy of the music should be submitted with the entry if the official accompanist is required.

NEW: 2017, the Scott Skinner Open, T02, and the Vocal classes, T22, T23, T24.

Open Solo

Code Class Pieces
T01 Open Any instrument. March, Strathspey & Reel OR Own choice piece or pieces, Grade 8 standard or above, not to exceed 10 minutes. Performers must bring own accompanist, if one is required.

Scott Skinner Open Solo

New for 2017: Any instrument.

Code Class Pieces
T02 Open Own choice. Piece or pieces composed by Scott Skinner, not to exceed 10 minutes. Performer must provide their own accompanist if required.

Solo - Any Instrument

An accompaniment is optional and can be played on any instrument. Own choice.

Code Class Pieces
T03 9 & Under Not to exceed 3 minutes
T04 12 & Under Not to exceed 4 minutes
T05 14 & Under Not to exceed 4 minutes
T06 16 & Under Not to exceed 5 minutes
T07 18 & Under Not to exceed 6 minutes

Violin Solo

Own choice.

Code Class Pieces
T08 10 & Under Slow Air and a March not to exceed 3 minutes
T09 12 & Under Slow Air, March, Strathspey and Reel
T10 14 & Under Slow Air, March, Strathspey and Reel
T11 16 & Under Slow Air, March, Strathspey and Reel
T12 18 & Under Slow Air – not to exceed 8 minutes

Duets

Any combination of instruments (2 players). Own choice.

Code Class Pieces
T13 11 & Under Not to exceed 3 minutes
T14 15 & Under Not to exceed 5 minutes
T15 18 & Under Not to exceed 8 minutes
T16 Open Not to exceed 10 minutes

Chamber Music

Any combination of instruments: 3 - 8 players. Own choice.

Code Class Pieces
T17 11 & Under Not to exceed 4 minutes.
T18 15 & Under Not to exceed 6 minutes.
T19 18 & Under Not to exceed 8 minutes.
T20 Open Not to exceed 10 minutes.

Orchestra/Group/Band

Any number of players.

Code Class Pieces
T21 Open Slow Air, March, Strathspey and Reel, OR any programme of own choice, not to exceed 20 minutes

Traditional Song - Solo

New for 2017. All classes are own choice. A copy of the music should be submitted with the entry if the official accompanist is required. Performers in the open class are required to bring their own accompanist.

Code Class Pieces
T22 15 & Under Not to exceed 5mins
T23 18 & Under Not to exceed 6 mins
T24 Open Piece or pieces, not to exceed 10 mins.
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