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Old 01-12-2006, 08:20 AM   #1
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Default Grade 5 Competition Tunes

Does anyone know of a good 4 part, 4/4 tune for a grade 5 solo competition? and also, can a lament or slow march be played in a Slow Air competition, where 4 parts are required also? i.e. Mackintosh's Lament.
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Old 01-15-2006, 12:16 AM   #2
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Default Re: Grade 5 Competition Tunes

Take a look at "The Children". It is a 4/4 march that is not too technically difficult. Should work for you in grades 4 - 5.
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Old 02-01-2006, 11:11 AM   #3
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Old 02-02-2006, 03:39 PM   #4
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Four Part 4/4 for Grade 5?????
I have never seen that, but looked up Alberta requirements and there it is for G5. I would have to go with the Children as well. Great tune and not too difficulte. Got a couple places where you can do some technique but very tuneful.

If you are in Alberta Association (based on your profile) it says for slow air, 2 parted, but repeated. Important to adhere to the requirements. Lots of nice 2 parted airs. I would go with Hector the Hero myself.

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Old 04-20-2007, 08:19 PM   #5
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I would say peter Mackenzie warren...very nice tune
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Old 04-21-2007, 08:12 AM   #6
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Try Keltic Kalypso by John Winters. Available on his web page - http://www.stormpipes.com/comps.html

Might be better for Grade 4, but a very nice bouncy tune
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