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Piano


PIANO SOLO CLASSES (Saturday 12th May)
Class No. Description Age 
NC1 Non-Competitive Piano Solo Own Choice. Open
101 Piano Solo Own Choice. 15 & under
102 Piano Solo Own Choice. 16 & under
103 Piano Solo Own Choice. 17 & under
104 Piano Solo Own Choice. 18 & under
105 Piano Solo Own Choice. Any piece composed before 1900. Open
106 Piano Solo Own Choice. Any piece composed after 1900. Open
107 Any movement from any Sonata (8 minute time limit). Open


PIANO DUET (Saturday 12th May)
Class No. Description Age 
108 Piano Duet Own Choice. 8 & under
109 Piano Duet Own Choice. 10 & under
110 Piano Duet Own Choice. 12 & under
111 Piano Duet Own Choice. 14 & under
112 Piano Duet Own Choice. Open
Please note: for Piano Duet, Trios and Ensembles, competitors can perform in more than one combination within any class.

PIANO TRIO (Saturday 12th May)
Class No. Description Age 
113 Piano Trio Own Choice. 8 & under
114 Piano Trio Own Choice. 10 & under
115 Piano Trio Own Choice. 12 & under
116 Piano Trio Own Choice. 14 & under
117 Piano Trio Own Choice. Open
Please note: for Piano Duet, Trios and Ensembles, competitors can perform in more than one combination within any class.

PIANO ENSEMBLE (Saturday 12th May)
Class No. Description Age 
118 Piano: more than three players. 12 & under
119 Piano: more than three players. Open
Please note: for Piano Duet, Trios and Ensembles, competitors can perform in more than one combination within any class

PIANO SOLO (Friday 18th May)
Class No. Description Age 
NC6 Non-Competitive Piano. 12 & under
NC7 Non-Competitive Piano. 16 & under
201 Piano Solo Own Choice. 7 & under
202 Piano Solo Own Choice. 8 & under
203 Piano Solo Own Choice. 9 & under
204 Piano Solo Own Choice. 10 & under
205 Piano Solo Own Choice. 11 & under
206 Piano Solo Own Choice (for competitors living within a 5-mile radius of Buxton Town Hall). 11 & under
207 Piano Solo Own Choice (for competitors living within a 5-mile radius of Buxton Town Hall). 14 & under
208 Piano Solo Own Choice. 12 & under
209 Piano Solo Own Choice. 13 & under
210 Piano Solo Own Choice. 14 & under
211 Piano Solo. The Polar Bear-arr. Pauline Hall (Piano Time Pieces book 1-Pauline Hall-pub. O.U. P.) 7 & under
212 Piano Solo. Merrily We Roll Along-arr. Carol Matz (Famous and Fun Pop book 2-Carol Matz-pub. Alfred) 8 & under
213 Piano Solo. Flying Above The Clouds-Alan Bullard (Piano Time Going Places-Hall and Paul-pub. O.U.P.) 9 & under
214 Piano Solo. Beanery Boogie-Carol Barratt (Next Step Boogies, Rags and Blues-Carol Barratt pub. Chester) 10 & under
215 Piano Solo. Hedwig's Theme-Williams arr. Bennett (The Graded Piano Player book 2 pub. Chester) 11 & under
216 Piano Solo. Toccata-J.C. Bach (At The Piano With The Sons Of Bach-ed. Hinson pub. Faber/Alfred) 12 & under
217 Piano Solo. Song Without Words op.19 no.2-Mendelssohn (may be found in various books including A Romantic Sketchbook For Piano book 5 pub. A.B.R.S.M.) 13 & under
218 Piano Solo. Cloche Des Matines op. 109 no. 9-Burgmuller (may be found in various books including A Romantic Sketchbook For Piano book 4 pub A.B.R.S.M.) 14 & under
219 Piano Solo. Get Set...Boogie!-Ben Crosland (Get Set Jazz! Grades 4-7-Ben Crosland pub. Spartan Press) 15 & under
Note: Graded pieces may be taken from any current Examination Board. Please provide a copy for the Adjudicator.

PIANO SIGHT-READING (Friday 18th May)
Class No. Description Age 
220 Grade 1 and 2 standard (ABRSM). Open
221 Grade 3 and 4 standard (ABRSM). Open
Note: Piano players may also wish to enter Classes 316, 322-331 or Recital Class 500

KEYBOARD CLASS (Friday 18th May)
Class No. Description Age 
240 Keyboard Solo either fingered or single fingered chords may be used. A straight piece of music is required - no interpretation and no pre-recorded music. Competitors to provide own keyboard. Time limit 5 minutes including setting up. 16 & under