Play & Sing – Gold Level

To play and sing two songs of your own choice (please find guidance in ‘Own Choice’ Zone), each lasting approximately 3 minutes. (Each song attracts a maximum of 50 marks)

Both songs (which must be published copy) should be in a different key, style and tempo, cover a vocal range of not less than nine notes.The accompaniment played by the candidate should include a short instrumental intro on at least one song.  Each song must contain a minimum of six chords (candidates are free to add additional/altered harmonies) and include at least one modulation.  A variation of accompaniment styles should be used during each song.The candidate will be required to name the key (including modulation), state the vocal range and outline the musical form of each song before performing.

Copies of both songs must be provided for the examiner’s use (please see Exam Protocol located in Info Zone, General Rules and Info).  A minimum of lyrics plus chords will be accepted.

Play and Sing Skills

  • Vocal range of not less than nine notes
  • Use of different keys, styles and contrasting tempo
  • Use of a minimum of six chords per song
  • Each song to include a modulation(s)
  • Variation of accompaniment style within each song
  • An instrumental intro on at least one song

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