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Piano


PIANO SOLO CLASSES (Saturday 11th 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 11th 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 11th 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 11th 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 17th 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
Note: Graded pieces may be taken from any current Examination Board. Please provide a copy for the Adjudicator.

PIANO SIGHT-READING (Friday 17th 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 17th May)
Class No. Description Age 
238 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


PIANO SOLO – SET PIECE (Friday 17th May)
Class No. Description Age 
211 Take Note - Blackwell OR Wonkey Donkey – Tanner. From Piano Star 2 compiled and edited by Blackwell and Greally, pub. ABRSM. 7 & under
212 Seaside Rock from Party Time On Holiday - Alan Bullard, pub. ABRSM. 8 & under
213 Forget-me-not Waltz - Duro OR Tango Misterio - Iles from Piano Time Dance by Pauline Hall, pub. OUP. 9 & under
214 Flannagan’s Jig - Haughton OR Rollerblade Rag - Haughton from Piano Time Going Places by Hall and Paul, pub. OUP. 10 & under
215 Timewarp - Gritton OR While the Cat’s Away... - Iles from Finger Prints Grades 1-4 edited by Anthony Williams, pub. Faber. 11 & under
216 Lazy Days - Brian Chapple from Lazy Days by Brian Chapple pub. Chester. 12 & under
217 Now We’re Talking - Crosland from Get Set Jazz grades 4-7 by Ben Crosland, pub. Spartan Press. 13 & under
218 Baba-Yaga - Tchaikovsky, op.39 no.20. Widely available and can be found in More Romantic Pieces for Piano book 4 pub. ABRSM. 14 & under