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Grade 4 and Novice Juvenile Competition Format 2017
and additions to the "RSPBA Prescribed Tune List"

For Major Championships, Novice Juvenile Bands will be split into two Grades from 2016 - "A" and "B".

Novice Juvenile "A" is aligned with Grade 4A and Novice Juvenile "B" is aligned with Grade 4B.

In addition, whilst the criteria for Grade 4A (and now Novice Juvenile "A") retains the 4 Parts March (in 2/4 Time Signature), 4 Parts Strathspey and 4 Parts Reel; the requirements have been altered to allow Grade 4A and Novice Juvenile "A": to play (from the RSPBA Prescribed Tune List) either:-

  • 1 x 4 Parted 2/4 March or 2 x 2 parted 2/4 Marches
  • 1 x 4 Parted Strathspey or 2 x 2 parted Strathspeys
  • 1 x 4 Parted Reel or 2 x 2 Parted Reels

This playing requirement change will also apply to Minor Grade 4 MSR Contests. Grade 4 and Novice Juvenile requirements of Quick March Tempo for Minor Contests remains unchanged.

Major Championships - Grade 4B and Novice Juvenile "B"

  • 4 x 2 parted Marches from the "RSPBA Prescribed Tune List"
  • Bands may choose Parts 1 and 2 of any of the 4 parted tunes offered on the list
  • All tunes played must come from the "RSPBA Prescribed Tune List"

Major Championships - Grade 4A and Novice Juvenile "A"

  • 4 Parts March (in 2/4 Time Signature), 4 Parts Strathspey and 4 Parts Reel
  • This can be 1 X 4 parted March/Strathspey/Reel OR 2 x 2 parted Marches/Strathspeys/Reels
  • All tunes played must come from the "RSPBA Prescribed Tune List"

Minor Contests:

  • Grade 4 and Novice Juvenile remains as stipulated currently - being 2-1/2 to 4-1/2 Minutes Quick March Tempo
  • For Minor Grade 4 and Novice Juvenile "A" MSR Contests; Championship playing requirement change will also be applied

New Tunes Added:
For the 2017 season, you will see several new tunes added to the "RSPBA Prescribed Tune List" below. All previous tunes remain on the list.

PRESCRIBED TUNES
2/4 MARCHES - MUSIC

2/4 Marches - 2 parts

  1. Achany Glen (Added for 2015)
  2. Auchmountain's Bonnie Glen (Revised for 2015)
  3. Australian Ladies (Revised for 2015)
  4. Captain Norman Orr Ewing (Added for 2015)
  5. Dornoch Links (Added for 2017)
  6. Duncan MacInnes (Added for 2015)
  7. Dundee Military Tattoo (Added for 2015)
  8. Greenwood Side (Revised for 2015)
  9. Hills of Perth (Added for 2015)
  10. Jenny's Bawbee (Revised for 2015)
  11. John MacMillan of Barra (Added for 2015)
  12. King George V's Army (Added for 2015)
  13. Major C M Usher O.B.E. (Revised for 2015)
  14. McKenzie Highlanders (Revised for 2015)
  15. Men of Argyll (Revised for 2015)
  16. Mairi Bhan (Revised for 2015)
  17. Miss Delicia Chisholm (Added for 2015)
  18. Muir of Ord (Added for 2015)
  19. Pipe Major Willie Gray (Added for 2017)
  20. Rantin 'Rovin' Robin (Revised for 2015)
  21. Teribus (Revised for 2015)
  22. The Brown Haired Maiden (Revised for 2015)
  23. The Drunken Piper (Revised for 2015)
  24. The Earl of Mansfield (Revised for 2015)
  25. The Haughs of Cromdale (Added for 2015)
  26. The Liberton Pipe Band (Added for 2015)
  27. The Pipers Cave (Revised for 2015)
  28. The Rhodesian Regiment (Added for 2015)
  29. The Siege of Delhi (Added for 2015)
  30. The Sweet Maid of Glendaruel (Revised for 2015)
  31. Walter Douglas M.B.E. (Added for 2015)

2/4 Marches - 4 parts

  1. Achany Glen (Added for 2015)
  2. Australian Ladies (Added for 2015)
  3. Captain Norman Orr Ewing (Added for 2015)
  4. Duncan MacInnes (Added for 2015)
  5. Dundee Military Tattoo (Added for 2014)
  6. Hills of Perth (Added for 2015)
  7. John MacMillan of Barra (Added for 2014)
  8. King George V's Army (Added for 2014)
  9. Major C M Usher O.B.E. (Added for 2015)
  10. Men of Argyll (Added for 2015)
  11. Miss Delicia Chisholm (Added for 2015)
  12. Muir of Ord (Added for 2015)
  13. Pipe Major Willie Gray (Added for 2017)
  14. The Haughs of Cromdale (Added for 2015)
  15. The Liberton Pipe Band (Added for 2015)
  16. The Rhodesian Regiment (Added for 2015)
  17. The Siege of Delhi (Added for 2015)
  18. Walter Douglas M.B.E. (Added for 2015)

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PRESCRIBED TUNES
STRATHSPEYS & REELS - MUSIC

Strathspeys - 2 parts

  1. Archie Duncan (Added for 2016)
  2. Arniston Castle (Added for 2016)
  3. Aspen Bank (Revised for 2014)
  4. Because he was a Bonny Lad (Revised for 2014)
  5. Campbeltown Kiltie Ball (Revised for 2014)
  6. Captain Colin Campbell (Added for 2016)
  7. Captain Horne (Revised for 2014)
  8. Colonel MacLeod (Revised for 2014)
  9. Dalnahassaig (Revised for 2014)
  10. Dornie Ferry (Added for 2016)
  11. Dorrotor Bridge (Added for 2016)
  12. Highland Harry (Added for 2016)
  13. J F MacKenzie (Revised for 2014)
  14. Jennifer Finlayson (Added for 2016)
  15. Kathleen Mala (Added for 2016)
  16. Lady MacKenzie of Fairburn (Revised for 2014)
  17. Lady MacKenzie of Gairloch (Revised for 2017)
  18. Maggie Cameron (Added for 2016)
  19. McPhedran's Strathspey (Revised for 2014)
  20. Molly Connell (Revised for 2014)
  21. Munlochy Bridge (Revised for 2014)
  22. Orange and Blue (Revised for 2014)
  23. Pipe Major Hector MacLean (Added for 2016)
  24. Seonaidh's Tune (Revised for 2014)
  25. Struan Robertson (Added for 2016)
  26. Susan MacLeod (Added for 2016)
  27. The Caledonian Canal (Added for 2016)
  28. The Inverness Rant (Revised for 2014)
  29. The Keel Row (Revised for 2014)
  30. The Marquis of Huntly (Revised for 2014)
  31. The Smiths a Gallant Fireman (Revised for 2014)

Strathspeys - 4 parts

  1. Archie Duncan (Added for 2016)
  2. Arniston Castle (Added for 2016)
  3. Captain Colin Campbell (Added for 2016)
  4. Dornie Ferry (Added for 2016)
  5. Dorrotor Bridge (Added for 2016)
  6. Highland Harry (Added for 2016)
  7. Jennifer Finlayson (Added for 2016)
  8. Kathleen Mala (Added for 2016)
  9. Maggie Cameron (Added for 2016)
  10. Pipe Major Hector MacLean (Added for 2016)
  11. Struan Robertson (Added for 2016)
  12. Susan MacLeod (Added for 2016)
  13. The Caledonian Canal (Added for 2016)
  14. The Marquis of Huntly (Added for 2016)

Reels - 2 parts

  1. Alick C McGregor (Added for 2016)
  2. Angus MacLellan (Added for 2016)
  3. Ca' the Ewes (Added for 2017)
  4. Caber Feidh (Added for 2016)
  5. Circassion Circle (Revised for 2014)
  6. Colonel MacLeod (Revised for 2014)
  7. Duncan Findlay's Reel (Added for 2016)
  8. East Wood Cottage (Revised for 2014)
  9. Famous Ballymote (Revised for 2014)
  10. Gena MacLeod (Added for 2016)
  11. High Road to Linton (Revised for 2014)
  12. Jock Wilson's Ball (Revised for 2014)
  13. Kalabakan (Added for 2016)
  14. Lexy McAskill (Added for 2016)
  15. Lord James Murray (Revised for 2014)
  16. Lt. Col DJS Murray (Added for 2016)
  17. MacKay From Skye (Added for 2017)
  18. Major David Manson (Added for 2016)
  19. Marion and Donald (Revised for 2014)
  20. Miss Girdle (Revised for 2014)
  21. Molly on the Shore (Revised for 2014)
  22. Over the Isles to America (Added for 2016)
  23. Pipe Major Calum Campbell (Added for 2016)
  24. Piper of Drummond (Revised for 2014)
  25. Sheila McMurchy's Dance (Added for 2016)
  26. Sleepy Maggie (Revised for 2014)
  27. Tail Toddle (Revised for 2014)
  28. The Ale is Dear (Revised for 2014)
  29. The Blackberry Bush (Added for 2016)
  30. The Brown Haired Maid (Added for 2017)
  31. The Fairy Dance (Revised for 2014)
  32. The Man from Glengarry (Added for 2016)
  33. The Silver Spear (Revised for 2014)
  34. The Sound of Sleat (Added for 2016)
  35. Willie Murray (Revised for 2014)

Reels - 4 parts

  1. Alick C McGregor (Added for 2016)
  2. Angus MacLellan (Added for 2016)
  3. Ca' the Ewes (Added for 2017)
  4. Caber Feidh (Added for 2016)
  5. Colonel MacLeod (Added for 2016)
  6. Duncan Findlay's Reel (Added for 2016)
  7. Gena MacLeod (Added for 2016)
  8. Kalabakan (Added for 2016)
  9. Lexy McAskill (Added for 2016)
  10. Lt. Col DJS Murray (Added for 2016)
  11. MacKay From Skye (Added for 2017)
  12. Major David Manson (Added for 2016)
  13. Molly on The Shore (Added for 2016)
  14. Over the Isles to America (Added for 2016)
  15. Pipe Major Calum Campbell (Added for 2016)
  16. Sleepy Maggie (Added for 2016)
  17. Sheila McMurchy's Dance (Added for 2016)
  18. The Blackberry Bush (Added for 2016)
  19. The Brown Haired Maid (Added for 2017)
  20. The Man from Glengarry (Added for 2016)
  21. The Sound of Sleat (Added for 2016)

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