21. — 25. April 2022

MUSICAGORITIENSIS

2. InternationalMusic Competition

MUSICA GORITIENSIS

Violin

Category A

(born 2013 and younger)
Performance time: min 5 min. – max 8 min.

  • Programme of the contestant’s choice

Category B 

(born 2011 and 2012)
Performance time: min 10 min. – max 15 min.

  • one Etude of the candidate’s choice.
  • one piece for solo violin and piano of the contestant’s choice.

Category C

(born 2008 – 2010)
Performance time: min 15 min. – max 20 min.

  • two Etudes by two different composers, of a level of difficulty appropriate for the age and proficiency level of the student. The Jury will select one Etude for the contestant to perform.
  • one piece for solo violin or violin and piano or 1st movement or 2nd and 3rd movement of a Violin Concerto of the contestant’s choice.

Category D 

(born 2004 – 2007)
Performance time: n/a, the Jury has the right to interrupt the performance.

The competition will be divided into two rounds:

1) Preliminary round, min performance time 15 min:

  • two Etudes by two different composers chosen among: J. Dont op. 35, K. Kreutzer, F. Fiorillo, P. Rode or others of similar level of difficulty. The Jury will select one Etude for the contestant to perform.
  • 1st movement or 2nd and 3rd movements of a Violin Concerto of the contestant’s choice, from the period up to and including Mozart.

2) Final round, min performance time 15 min.:

  • J. S. Bach (Violin Solo):
    • Sarabanda and Double from the Partita no. 1 in B Minor, or
    • Sarabanda and Gigue or Allemanda and Giga from the Partita no. 2 in D Minor, or
    • Prelude and Loure from the Partita no. 3 in E major.
  • A violin solo or with piano accompaniment from the Romantic period onwards or the 1st or 2nd and 3rd movements of a concert from L. van Beethoven onwards.

Category E

(born 1998 – 2003)
Performance time: n/a, the Jury has the right to interrupt the performance.

The competition will be divided into two rounds:

1) Preliminary round, min performance time 20 min.:

  • two Etudes or Capricci by different composers chosen among: J. Dont op. 35, P. Gavinièes, N. Paganini, H. Wieniawski (L’école moderne and op. 18) or Hindemit Übungen. Two Capricci by Paganini are also admitted. The Jury will select one Etude or Capriccio for the contestant to perform.
  • J. S. Bach (Violin Solo):
    • Adagio and Fugue from the Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, or
    • Grave and Fugue from the Sonata No. 2 in A Minor, or
    • Adagio and Fugue from the Sonata No. 3 in C Major, or
    • Ciaccona from the Partita no. 2 in D Minor.
  • 1st movement with Cadenza or 2nd and 3rd movement (violin with piano accompaniment) of one of the following Concertos:
    • W.A. Mozart: in G Major 216
    • W.A. Mozart: in D Major KV 218
    • W.A. Mozart: in A Major KV 219
    • W.A. Mozart: in B flat Major KV 207
    • W.A. Mozart: in D Major KV 211

2) Final round, min performance time 20 min.:

  • 1st movement with Cadenza or 2nd and 3rd movement (violin with piano accompaniment) of a Concerto by Ludwig van Beethoven or later composers.
  • Virtuosic piece for violin solo or violin with piano accompaniment chosen by the contestant.

N.B.: The Concertos should be performed from memory.

Musica Goritiensis competition secretary office

Viale XX Settembre, 85 34170 Gorizia (Italy)