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An Comunn Gidhealach

Meur Mhuile agus Idhe

MD IONADACH NA DRELLUINN

2019 

Stidhichte 1938/Established 1938

Di-haoine 13mh Sultain/Di-Sathairne 14mh Sultain 

Friday 13th September/Saturday 14th September  

Chairman J MacDonald, Cnoc na sgillinn, Tobermory

Tel: 01688 302351 E-mail: 13

 

Secretary D Dugdale, 4 Rockfield Road, Tobermory

Tel: 01688 302467 E-mail: secretary@mullmod.org.uk

 

Treasurer J Jack, Oakbank, Breadalbane Street, Tobermory

Tel: 01688 302024 E-mail: mail@jenniferjack.co.uk

Asst Treasurer C Maclean, Struan Crescent, Tobermory Tel: 01688 302760 E-mail: c.maclean154@btinternet.com

ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 31ST JULY 2019

Please check with An Comunn Gidhealach for any amendments to prescribed pieces.

www.ancomunn.co.uk Tel: 01463 709705

Please note that the corresponding National Md competition number, if applicable, is given for each competition in this Syllabus.

 

 

EARRANN NAN INBHEACH SENIOR SECTION

 

BEUL AITHRIS ORAL 

FILEANTAICH AGUS LUCHD-IONNSACHAIDH FLUENT & LEARNERS

 

53 Storytelling Own Choice

54. Reading a prescribed Prose passage Own Choice: Theme Eilthireachd {A205}

55. Reading of a prescribed poem Own Choice: Theme Eilthireachd {A204}

 

GUTH CEL VOCAL

 

FILEANTAICH - FLUENT

 

58. Solo singing of a song Ladies

Own Choice {A220}

59. Solo singing of a song Men

Own Choice {A221}

60. Solo singing of a prescribed Oran Mr Ladies

Cumha do dhIain Dmhnallach {A222}

61. Solo singing of a prescribed Oran Mr Men

Sln gun till na Gidheil ghasta {A223}

 

Glenaros Rosebowl - Highest aggregate marks in Competitions 58 & 60

Williamson Cup - Highest aggregate marks in Competitions 59 & 61

  

 

LUCHD-IONNSACHAIDH - LEARNERS

62. Solo singing of a prescribed song Ladies

Chi mi Muile nam beann fuar {A250}

63. Solo singing of a prescribed song Men

Mo nighean donn as bidhche {A251}

Mull Silver Salvers - Winners of Competitions 62 & 63

Gallacher Prize - Winners of Competitions 62 & 63

 

FILEANTAICH AGUS LUCHD-IONNSACHAIDH

FLUENT & LEARNERS

 

64. Solo singing Traditional/Unpublished Own Choice

65. Solo singing Local song Own Choice

66. Solo singing Port a Beul Own Choice {A233}

67. Solo singing Own Choice

68. Duet Own Choice {A275}

69. Quartet Own Choice {A276}

70. Folk Group (3 6 members) Own Choice - 2 songs {A277}

 

 Archibald MacDonald Memorial Cup - Winner of Competition 64

Neil MacDonald Memorial Shield - Winner of Competition 65

Calgary Cup - Winner of Competition 66

Annabel Carothers Cup - Winner of Competition 67

Catherine G Fletcher Memorial Trophy - Most Expressive Performance in Competition 67

Margaret MacKay Memorial Trophy - Winners of Competition 68

Mrs Elizabeth Cattanach Salver Winners of Competition 69

Penmore Trophy - Winner of Competition 70

 

 CEL CHISIREAN CHORAL

 

71. Singing in Harmony Ladies Own Choice - 2 songs

72. Singing in Harmony Men Own Choice - 2 songs

73. Singing in Harmony Mixed Own Choice - 2 songs

74. Singing in Harmony Mixed Own Choice- Port a beul

 

If any choir is returning to the mainland on the Saturday evening, and would prefer to sing early in any of the competitions, please inform the Secretary at time of entry, and the Committee will try to accommodate the request, though it may not always be possible.

 

Detta MacLean Memorial Trophy - Winner of Competition 71

Bentalla Trophy - Winner of Competition 72

Killiechronan Shield - Winner of Competition 73

Hilda Leslie Trophy Highest Gaelic mark in competition 73

Isle of Mull Gaelic Choir Baton - Winner of Competition 74

 

INNEALAN CIIL INSTRUMENTAL

 

75. Playing a Slow Air, March & Reel on the Fiddle Own Choice

 

76. Playing a Slow Air on the Piano Own Choice

 

77. Playing a March, Strathspey & Reel on the Bagpipe Own Choice

 

78. Self Accompaniment of a Gaelic song

on the Clarsach, Guitar or Piano Own Choice

 

 

RULES

1. Competitors must send their entries on the entry form either by email or post to the competition secretary on or before the closing date.

2. Junior competitors must be under 19 years of age on the date of the Md. The age limits in all sections refer to the child's age on 1 October in the year of the Md.

 

3. If a child is being educated through the medium of Gaelic, and will be in P4 or above at the time of the National Md, he/she must be entered in Fluent competitions.

 

4. Entries for Junior Section will be:

       1 per solo competition

       2 for Duets

       5 for Groups or Choir

 

Entries for Adult section will be:

       2 per solo competition

       4 for Duets

       8 for Quartet or Group

       10 for Choir

 

5. Entry fees should accompany entries.

 

6. Own choice pieces for all competitions, including instrumental competitions, should be submitted at time of entry.

 

7. Where songs are not prescribed, the chosen song(s) may be submitted electronically. If submitting hard copies, three copies of the chosen song(s) and translations should be sent with the entry. In choral competitions, five copies of the songs and translations are required. However, when prescribed pieces (solo or choral) are used, there is no need to submit copies.

 

8. Prescribed sources of words and music must be followed.

 

9. Competitors and conductors are not allowed to consult books or music during their performance in any competition apart from instrumental ones. No marks will be awarded if this rule is contravened.

 

10. The adjudicators may at any time call upon a competitor to stop singing.

 

11. Adjudicators' decision is final. Any unresolved issues should be referred to the Md committee.

 

12. Choirs must consist of at least 8 voices.

 

13. Competitions 13 and 14 Playlets should be of 10 minutes duration, which includes setting up and striking.

 

14. Competitors who have won Competitions 62 and 63 Learners for two years in succession will be excluded from entering said competitions in the following year, but are encouraged to enter other solo competitions.

 

15. In the instrumental section, beginners are deemed to have less than two years playing experience.

 

16. First prize winners are expected to perform at the concert that evening.

 

17. Winners of trophies should return these to the Trophy Convenor (address can be found with the trophy) by 31 July, cleaned and suitably engraved.

PLEASE DO NOT HAND IN TROPHIES ON THE DAY OF THE MOD.

 

18. If choirs fail to appear within their allotted time schedule, and have not informed the Chairperson of the competition in person, they will be permitted to sing for adjudication, but will not be marked.

 

For any issues or queries not covered by the above, please refer to the Royal National Md rules.

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE

  

PRESCRIBED PIECES FOR NATIONAL MD MAY BE USED IN OWN CHOICE COMPETITIONS. 

Entries, along with entry fees and own choice music, should be submitted

online at www.mullmod.org.uk

OR

by post to D Dugdale, 4 Rockfield Rd, Tobermory, PA75 6PN

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES 31ST JULY

NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED