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Changes to Choral Pieces

Published: 15 Mar 2012

The Music Committee have issued changes to the following Mòd 2012 choral competition pieces. We have PDF and sibelius files of the respective edited pieces available, if you wish for these to be emailed to you please get in touch.

A308-Puirt a beul

A304-Gheibhinn cadal math

A301-Cumha Coire Cheathaich

The changes are explained below and should be adhered to for these pieces. If you have any queries regarding these changes, please don’t hesitate to contact James Graham at james@ancomunn.co.ukor telephone 01463 709 705.

Competition A308, Puirt – Seònaid NicGumaraid

Bar 14 – ‘mi gur’ – dotted crotchet/semiquaver replaces semiquaver/dotted crotchet (all parts)

Bar 15 – ‘raoir a’ – dotted crotchet/semiquaver replaces semiquaver/dotted crotchet (tenor part)

Competition A308, Puirt – Cairistìon’ nigh’n Eòghainn

Bar 68 – ‘Hao-il-o ho-il’ – crotchet /quaver-quaver/crotchet/quaver-quaver replaces crotchet/crotchet/4quavers (all parts)

And similarly in bb. 70,72,74… 85,87,89,91… 101

Bar 79 – ‘ruidhl’’ – quaver-quaver replaces crotchet (sop & tenor)

And similarly in bb. 83, 84… 96, 100

Competition A304, Gheibhinn Cadal Math (soprano part only)

Bar 6 –beat 2 is ‘E’ (‘r’) instead of ‘B’ (‘l’)

Bar 7 –final quaver is ‘F#’ (‘m’) instead of ‘B’ (‘l’)

Bar 8 –first crotchet is ‘E’ (‘r’) instead of ‘D’ (‘d’)

And similarly bb. 38,39,40 – as 6,7,8

And bb. 65,66 – as 7,8

Competition A301, Cumha Coire Cheathaich

Bar 7 – ‘greis am àrach’ (was ‘greis de m’ àrach’)

Bar 31 – 4 quavers/crotchet/2 quavers replaces crotchet/2 quavers/4 quavers (sops & altos only)

Bar 39 –dotted minim-tied quaver ‘Db’ and quaver ‘C’ replace semibreve ‘Db’

Bar 40 –crotchet-quaver instead of first three quavers

Bar 52 – 2 quavers instead of first crotchet (sops, tenors, basses)

Bar 54 – ‘d’ fhuir-ich’ (was ‘d’ fhui-rich’)

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