Singing

All entries to be sent by Thursday 18th January 2018

to: Mrs. Marilyn Wright

Copse Cottage

Steventon Basingstoke

Hampshire

RG25 3BH

Telephone: 01256 397445

Adjudicator: Valerie Hoppé MBE, GGSM, LGSM, ARCM

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th March

JUNIOR SOLO

CLASS S1 ~ 7 years and under ~ GRACE POWERS CUP ~ 3 mins.

CLASS S2 ~ 8 – 9 years ~ SARAH MARTIN CUP ~ 3 mins.

CLASS S3 ~ 10 – 11 years ~ MARY GRACE CUP ~ 3 mins.

CLASS S4 ~ 12 – 14 years ~ MICHAEL HOWARD CUP ~ 3 mins.

CLASS S5 ~ 15 – 18 years ~ MARY GRACE CHALLENGE CUP ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S6 ~ 13 years and under ~ Sacred solo or hymn ~ MAYOR’S AWARD ~ 3 mins.

CLASS S7 ~ 14 – 18 years ~ Sacred solo ~ ST. MICHAEL’S CUP ~ 4 mins

CLASS S8 ~ 18 years and under ~Any song from an opera or operetta ~ 4 mins

FOLK SONG SOLO

Unaccompanied or self-accompanied on a folk instrument, not a piano.

CLASS S9 ~ 11 years and under ~ LOUIS GILVEAR CUP (S9 – S10) ~ 3 mins.

CLASS S10 ~ 12 – 18 years ~ 3 mins.

CLASS S11 ~ 18 years and under ~ Italian song, sung in Italian ~ ANTONIO CUP ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S12 ~ 18 years and under ~ LIONS CUP ~ 4 mins ~ French or German song, sung in the original language.

MUSICAL SHOW OR FILM

Any song from a musical show or film.

CLASS S13 ~ 8 years and under ~ VICTRIS CUP (S13 – S16) ~ 3 mins.

CLASS S14 ~ 9 – 11 years ~ 3 mins.

CLASS S15 ~ 12 – 14 years ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S16 ~ 15 – 18 years ~ 4 mins.

CHARACTER SONG

Costumes and props permitted.

CLASS S17 ~ 11 years and under ~ DONALD CHICK MEMORIAL CUP (S17 – S19) ~ 3 mins.

CLASS S18 ~ 12 – 15 years ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S19 ~ 16 – 18 years ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S20 ~ 18 years and under ~ Own choice of a 20th century English Art song ~ 5 mins.

Speech and song: recite the text and sing the song. Both are of equal importance.

JUNIOR RECITAL

Own choice of two contrasting songs.

CLASS S21 ~ 18 years and under ~ ELIZABETH HURLEY CUP ~ 8 mins.

VOCAL DUET, TRIO OR QUARTET ~ TATE CUP

CLASS S22 ~ 18 years and under ~ Vocal Duet ~ 3 mins.

CLASS S23 ~ 18 years and under ~ Vocal Trio or Quartet ~ 4 mins.

ADULT SOLO

All classes are own choice of one item, except for the Song Recital class.

CLASS S31 ~ Young adult solo ~ 19 – 25 years ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S32 ~ Adult female solo ~ NICOLA SEYFRIED CUP ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S33 ~ Adult male solo ~ HILDA PRICE CUP ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S34 ~ Oratorio. Aria only, without recitative ~ ST. MICHAEL’S SENIOR CUP ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S35 ~ Light opera. Not Gilbert and Sullivan ~ ARTHUR ATTWOOD CUP (S35-S36) ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S36 ~ Song from a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S37 ~ Song from a musical show or film ~ VALERIE FAIRBAIRN CUP ~ 4 mins

CLASS S38 ~ A British song composed after 1850 ~ AUDREY VAILE CUP ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S39~  17th or 18th century song ~ PHOEBE ADAMS CUP ~ 4 mins~ Own choice of German, Italian or English song of the period.

CLASS S40 ~ German lied (1750 – 1900) ~ LANSING BAGNALL CUP ~ 4 mins. Any suitable lied, to be sung in German.

CLASS S41 ~ French or Italian song, sung in the original language ~ HUNT CUP ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S42 ~ Opera ~ FREDA BEVAN CUP ~ 5 mins ~ Any aria to be sung, preferably in the original key.

CLASS S43 ~ Music Hall or Victorian Parlour song ~ HOTHAM CUP ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S44 ~ Character Song ~ Costumes and props permitted ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S45 ~ Novice ~ WORTHING CUP ~ 4 mins ~ Open to any adult who has not previously won an adult solo singing class in this festival.

CLASS S46 ~ Folk song ~ FORFAR CUP ~ 4 mins ~ Sung unaccompanied or self-accompanied by a folk instrument, not a piano.

CLASS S47 ~ Speech and song ~ FESTIVAL CUP ~ 6 mins ~ Own choice of 20th century English Art song.

Entrants must sing the song and recite the text, both being of equal importance.

CLASS S48 ~ Song Recital ~ SONG RECITAL CHAMPIONSHIP CUP ~ 8 mins. Own choice of two contrasting songs.

CLASS S49 ~ Vocal Duet ~ NOYCE CUP (S49 – S50) ~ 4 mins.

CLASS S50 ~ Vocal Trio or Quartet ~ NOYCE CUP (S49 – S50) ~ 4 mins.