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Enter the tenth British Contemporary Piano Competition. The deadline for applications is 1 October 2016


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Round 1

Total playing time: 20 minutes

The competitor must perform at least two works:

     •     a work or movement from the piano works of Bartók, Bax, Copland, Hindemith, Ireland, Ives, Janácek, Nielsen, Stravinsky or Schoenberg; and

     •     a work chosen by the competitor, published or unpublished, composed since 1980.


Round 2

Total playing time: 25 minutes

The competitor must perform:

     •     SET PIECE


and works chosen from the following:

     •     Berio Sequenza IV (Universal)

     •     Carter Sonata - first movement (Mercury)

     •     Crumb Processional* (Peters)

     •     Finnissy Any piano work (Oxford)

     •     Ligeti Études for piano - own selection (Schott)

     •     Messiaen Any solo work (Leduc, Universal, Durand)

     •     Rzewski Any piano work (Zen-on Piano Library)

     •     Sciarrino One of the Sonatas (Ricordi)

     •     Stockhausen Piano Piece 9 or 10 (Universal)

     •     Tippett One of the Piano Sonatas (or movement) (Schott)

     •     Ustwolskaya One of the Sonatas (Sikorski)

     •     Xenakis Mists (Salabert)

*Competitors choosing this work should not take the ossia which requires playing on the inside of the piano.


Round 3 (final)

Total playing time: 45 minutes

The competitor must perform the following works:

     •     a) SET PIECE, usually for piano and tape; and

     •     b) their own choice of works composed since 1980, including at least one work by a British composer. One of the works may have been performed in an earlier round.

REPERTOIRE

Repertoire is listed for guidance only. The final repertoire list will be published in due course.