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32nd International Competition for Early Music
YAMANASHI, Japan              April 26–28, 2019

I)  Categories
1) Solo Vocal
2) Baroque Era Melodic Instrument

II)  Repertoire (The Jury will select the pieces or excerpts to be performed, repeats at the discretion of the performer)

1)  Solo Vocal
A thirty-minute program of repertoire from the baroque era:
①Piece composed or published from the mid-16th century to 1630s
②Piece composed or published from the mid- to end-17th century
③Aria by G.F. Handel, A. Vivaldi or J.A. Hasse
④Own choice pieces

2) Melodic Instrument
・Common pieces for woodwind instruments  (e.g. Recorder, Baroque flute, Baroque oboe, Baroque bassoon):
① Sonata by composer active in Venice in the 18th century
② Suite by composer active in Paris in the 18th century
・Recorder:
③ Own choice diminution by G. Dalla Casa or F. Rognioni
④ Own choice concerto in the 18th century
⑤ Original recorder piece composed after 1970
・Baroque flute:
③ Own choice diminution by G. Dalla Casa or F. Rognioni
④ J.S.Bach: Own choice piece
・Baroque oboe & bassoon:
③ Own choice 18th century concerto
・Baroque violin:
① G.B. Fontana: Own choice sonata
② F. Couperin: No.2 from Les concerts royaux
③ F. Benda: Own choice sonata
④ Own choice 18th century concerto
・Viola da gamba:
① G. Frescobaldi: Own choice canzon
② F. Couperin: Passacaille or Chaconne from Suite no.1
③ C.F. Abel: Two own choice unaccompanied solos
④ Own choice sonata by Bach family
・Baroque cello:
① G. Frescobaldi: Own choice canzon
② A. Caldara: Own choice sonata
③ J.S. Bach: Own choice suite (excerpt to about 12 minutes)
④ Own choice 18th century concerto
・Instrumentalists not mentioned above:
Please compile an own-choice program of about thirty minutes
・Note for both categories:
Accompaniment for opera, concerto, or chamber music etc. must be transcribed for one instrument

III)  Accompanying Instruments (applicants may be accompanied by lutenist or guitarist etc.)
The committee provides three harpsichords:
One Italian harpsichord, transposable A415/A440/A466                        Two double-manual harpsichords, transposable A415, A440

IV) Terms of Entry
a) The competition is open to anyone, regardless of age, nationality or experience
・Application period: 1.3. 2019 – 22. 3. 2019
b) Applicants must submit the following:
・Completed application form
・List of pieces, including the duration and pitch of each piece
・Seven copies of all scores (except ② for violinists and gambists) in       A4 format, each piece bound separately
(Application form, Program and Copies of music must be sent
together and received by March 22, 2019 at the latest)
c) A registration fee of JPY 10.000 must be paid by March 22, 2019
Credit Post Office a/c# 00220 – 8 – 19023 (kokusai kogaku
konkuru yamanashi jikkouiinkai)

Important: If overseas applicants have difficulty sending money to Japan, please contact the committee first!
d) Applications should be sent to:
Ms Tsuneko ARAKAWA
Chairperson
International Competition for Early Music, Yamanashi
〒221-0002 Oguchidori 137-5  Kanagawaku, Yokohama-City  JAPAN
Tel/ Fax (81) 45-421-0502, E-Mail eterna@nifty.com(http://eterna.lolipop.jp/competition)

V) Competition Schedule (Both rounds are open to the public for free)
Venues:      Chamber of Commerce and Industry Hall,Kofu &
Hall of Prefectural Library, Yamanashi

Preliminary Round:       April 26 & 27, 2019 (exact details provided after closing date)
Final Round:                 April 28, 2019 about 11:00

VI) Commendation (immediately after the judging on April 28)
Prizes (for each Category)
1st Prize (UEHARA Prize)               JPY 400,000 + gift
2nd Prize                                                     JPY 200,000 + gift
3rd Prize                                                     JPY 100,000 + gift

VII) Jury for both categories
ARIMURA, Yuske (chairperson of Solo Vocal category)
OHTAKE, Naoyuki (chairperson of Melodic Instrument category)Roberta Invernizzi, OZAKI,Atsuko, SUMIYA,Tomoki, NONOSHITA,Yukari

VIII) Miscellaneous
・Applicants of both categories must be in Kofu by the morning of 26.April, 2019 to prepare for the preliminary round etc.
・Further details will be sent by post after the application closing date (March 22,2019)

Organized by the Committee of the International Competition for Early Music, YAMANASHI

Sponsors: NPO Hohjin Kofushi Kitaguchimachizukuri Committee;     INDENYA UEHARA Yushichi; Newlon Confectionary Company

Supporters: Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kofu; University of YAMANASHI;YAMANASHI Nichinichi-Shinbun; YAMANASHI Hohsoh

 

32nd International Competition for Early Music
YAMANASHI, Japan              April 26–28, 201
Application form
Category
1) Solo Vocal (tessitura:                                      )
2) Baroque Era Melodic Instrument
(instrument played:                                     )

(Circle the appropriate category)

Name:

Nationality:

Address:

Tel:
E-Mail:

Gender: Male/Female
Date of Birth:
Age:

Career:

 

Name of accompanist:

Instruments used for accompaniment:

 

Please prepare the application form in A4 format

Please refer to the Terms of Entry
Deadline 22.3.2019

 

 

International Competition for Early Music YAMANASHI, Japan