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Singing

When choosing a programme, careful consideration should be given to both the musical and the lyrical suitability of the repertoire chosen to the age and gender of the individual candidate.

 

 

Foundation
Certificate

Intermediate
Certificate

Advanced
Certificate

Programme choice

Free choice of repertoire from the given list

At least one song must be performed from the Opera, Operetta, Sacred, Oratorio, Popular, Musical Theatre or Film traditions (ie Group A in the indicative list)

Memory

Singing from memory is optional but strongly recommended

Key

Songs may be performed in any key, either published or in a transposition supplied by the candidate.

Songs written for a specific voice-type from Opera, Operetta, Sacred and Oratorio (ie Group A in the indicative list) must be sung in the published key. All other songs may be performed in any key, either published or in a transposed version supplied by the candidate.

Language

Songs may be performed in any language.

All songs must be performed in the original language*. At least two living languages (ie not Latin) must be used, one of which may be English. 

All songs must be performed in the original language*. At least three living languages (ie not Latin) must be used, one of which may be English.

 

*In cases where a work is by tradition performed in a variety of languages (eg Haydn's Creation/Schöpfung) any of the customary languages will be acceptable

 

You should read the syllabus requirements carefully before your exam. If you do not meet all the relevant requirements, the examiner may refer your exam result to Trinity’s London office for review and marks may be deducted.

Please see Information and Regulations and Syllabus infringements for more information.

 

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