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ROYAL SAINT LUCIA POLICE FORCE

Regional Calypso Competition JUDGES SCORE SHEET


NAME:
CRITERIA

SOBRIQUET:
EXPLANATION TOTAL POINTS POINTS ALLOCATED

LYRICS (45 Points)


Word Craft
- Appropriateness of choice of words - Use of satire, subtlety, double entendre, irony, wit, humour, puns, play on words - Quality of rhyme - Marriage of lyrics & melody (synchronized development of lyrics melody) - Do the words compliment each other smoothly & comfortably? - Is the song over- crowded with the singer having to rush the words to get them in? - How smoothly do the lyrics flow along with the arrangement? - Unusually interesting interpretation of the topic or the effective incorporation of local colour/ experience into the song. 15

Composition

15

Creativity

10

- Does the song have a distinct recognizable theme? Theme - How well do the words develop & support the Expression/ Content (quality) theme? - Do the verses flow/develop with the chorus to reinforce the theme & meaning of the song?

TOTAL

CRITERIA

EXPLANATION

TOTAL POINTS

POINTS ALLOCATED

MUSIC (30 Points)


Melody
- Strength & melodious appeal of the song, melody of the verses sung, chorus & band chorus. - Does the tune carry the message effectively? Is it married to the lyric in terms of its meter? - Does it capture the mood of the theme? - Does it suit the mood & tempo? - Are particular instruments/sounds used to specially create & convey mood? - Does the arrangement compliment the rendition? - Do the back-up vocals compliment & enhance the arrangement? - Are the melody & arrangement original? - Are pieces of other peoples ideas in the arrangement or melody? - Is there any successful incorporation of unusual musical instruments or combination of instruments? 15

Arrangement

10

Originality

TOTAL

Regional police calypso competition Judges Score Sheet

CRITERIA

EXPLANATION

TOTAL POINTS

POINTS ALLOCATED

PERFORMANCE (25 Points)


Rendition
- Does the singer use his/her voice to effectively interpret the song? - Is the singer in the proper key? - Is the manner of singing in keeping with the mood of the song? - Is the diction clear & understandable? - The use of body body language/hands. Facial expression. Use of dress. - The use of the stage. - The Use of the microphone. - Are these being used to more effectively communicate the song and to improve the understanding of its lyrics? - This includes the use of props, stagehands, dancers. - Are these other symbols of communication assisting or interfering with the presentation of the song? - Are they original symbols?

15

Presentation

Demonstration

TOTAL GRAND TOTAL


Comments: ............ .. Judges Name . Judges Signature
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Regional Calypso Competition Guidelines A two-song competition with one being a new song on a police oriented theme, the other must be from the performers repertoire (original) Prizes are as follows: 1st U.S. $1,500.00 2nd U.S. $1,000.00 rd 3 U.S. $500.00 All other participants will receive an appearance fee of U.S. $150.00. Music must be properly scored out upon the arrivals of participants to facilitate rehearsals. Rehearsals are scheduled for October 19 and 20 at the Police Band Room.

Composition of back up band: Combo Section Brass Section - 1st and 2nd trumpets - Trombone - Alto saxophone - Tenor Saxophone - Baritone saxophone Percussion Section Back up vocalists