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Violin Making Competition | 2017 |Violin Competition

PROGRAM

Central International Music Competition™ | The Program

Group – Instrumental | Professionals
Children (up to 12 years) Free program of 2 different style/periods (polyphonic, virtuoso, sonata movement/s) | duration of 4-10 minutes.
Youth (13-17 years) Free program of 2 different style/periods (polyphonic, virtuoso, sonata movement/s) | duration of 10-15 minutes.
Group – Instrumental | Students & Non-professional
Children (up to 12 years) Free program of 2 different style/periods and duration of 3-7 minutes.
Youth (13-17 years) Free program of 2 different style/periods and duration of 5-10 minutes.
Adults (18 years-without age limit) Free program of 2 different style/periods and duration of 10-20 minutes.
Group – Violin/Viola/Cello | Professionals
Adults (18-33 years)
First Round
– two contrasting movements from Sonatas, Partitas and Suites for Violin Solo by J.S.Bach.
– a Caprice by N.Paganini, Fr. Hoffmeister, B. Campagnoli.
Second Round
– a complete composition originally written for Violin/Viola/Cello Solo (B.Bartok, E.Ysaye, E.Bloch, G. Ligeti, P. Hindemith etc). It is not permitted to select any of the compositions from the previous round.
Final
– work/s from the first and second rounds to be chosen by the Jury.
Group – Piano Solo | Professionals
Adults (18-33 years)
First Round
– One prelude and fugue from Well-Tempered Clavier of Bach ( Book 1 or 2).
– One or two studies of Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninov, Debussy, Stravinsky, Bartok or Ligetti.
Second Round
– One composition of romantic period.
– One composition or movement composed after 1920.
Final
– work/s from the first and second rounds to be chosen by the Jury.
Group – Chamber Music | Professionals – from 2 to 5  of any orchestral instruments, including saxophone, guitar and piano ensemble-Four Hands. For String Quartet apply HERE
Adults (18-33 years)
First Round (15-25 minutes)
– movements/compositions of at least 2 different style periods (baroque, early classic, classic, early romantic, impressionism/expressionism). One of the works to be performed in the first round must be a movement or movements of a multi-movement composition.
Second Round
– The program must include a complete composition. It is not permitted to select any compositions from the previous round.
Final
– work/s from the first and second rounds to be chosen by the Jury.
Group – Voice/Singing | Students & Non-professional (without age limit)
Free program of 3 different style/periods and duration of 7-12 minutes.
Group – Vocal | Singing | Professionals
Age Limit up to 33 years old for Females and up to 35 years old Males (on the day of Competition)
First Round
One Aria by: Händel, Monteverdi, Purcell or Scarlatti.
Two Arias by: Beethoven, Bellini, Bizet, Debussy, Delibes, Donizetti, Gounod, Leoncavallo, Mascagni, Massenet, Ponchielli, Puccini, Rossini, Saint-Saëns, Verdi, Wagner and Weber.
Two Lieder by: Brahms, De Falla, Duparc, Dvořák, Fauré, Granados, Grieg, Mahler, Ravel, Respighi, Schubert, Schumann, R. Strauss and Tchaikovsky.
Second Round
One Aria by: Händel, Monteverdi, Purcell or Scarlatti.
Two Arias by: Beethoven, Bellini, Bizet, Debussy, Delibes, Donizetti, Gounod, Leoncavallo, Mascagni, Massenet, Mozart, Ponchielli, Puccini, Rossini, Saint-Saëns, Verdi, Wagner and Weber.
(one aria must be by Mozart)
One Lieder by: Brahms, De Falla, Duparc, Dvořák, Fauré, Granados, Grieg, Mahler, Ravel, Respighi, Schubert, Schumann, R. Strauss and Tchaikovsky.
One Lieder by: Bartok, Berg, Berio, Britten, Copland, Dallapiccola, Hindemith, Ives, Milhaud, Pizetti, Poulenc, Prokofiev, Schönberg, Shostakovich, Stravinsky and Webern
Final
Two Arias by: Beethoven, Bellini, Bizet, Boito, Borodine, Catalani, Charpentier, Cilea, Debussy, Delibes, Donizetti, Giordano, Gluck, Gounod, Leoncavallo, Mascagni, Massenet, Mussorgsky, Mozart, Ponchielli, Puccini, Rossini, Saint-Saëns, R. Strauss, Thomas, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Wagner and Weber.
Two Lieder by: Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, De Falla, Duparc, Dvořák, Fauré, Granados, Grieg, Mahler, Mussorgsky, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Respighi, Schubert, Schumann, R. Strauss, Tchaikovsky and Wolf.

The Central International Music Competition™ will provide a pianist-accompanist for an extra fee of 45 EURPianist | Accompanist. One rehearsal(including in the fee) can be booked in advance. However, the competitor is free to bring her/his accompanist. The Arias and Lieder of second round must be different of those of the first round and the third round. Participants are to choose for themselves the order of the works to be performed in all stages. The Jury have right to ask parts to be performed.

The Artistic Committee will have the right to accept or reject any of the program submitted. Once the Application Form is submitted, no program changes allowed and has to be performed as applied! Three complete sets of scores of the performance repertoire will be required of each instrumentalist, ensemble or singer. The Jury has the right to ask for partial performance and to interrupt it. However, if requested, candidates should be prepared to perform the composition/s entirely. The jury is free to award or to withhold prizes as it sees. Ex-aequo prizes and special mention awards are permitted. Competitors may be interrupted at any time during their performance, if the Jury considers it suitable. The judges’ decision is final. Legal recourse is excluded. The directors of the competition can, under certain circumstances, cancel the competition. This concerns in particular the case in which not enough applications have been received for the competitions or the master classes. Cancellation of the contest entitles participants only to the reclamation of their Enrollment fee. Having studied the conditions, every participant must accept the stipulations and regulations of Central Academy of Arts™ and Violin Limited Company posted on this website. This English version remains the only one containing info.

02/25/2010 Volodymyr Baran – Copyright © 2017