program - cello

Pre-selection

a)  Johann Sebastian Bach
Prélude from the Suite
No. 2 BWV 1008 or
No. 3 BWV 1009 or
No. 4 BWV 1010

b)  Alfredo Piatti
Caprice op. 25 No. 2, Andante religioso

First round

(about 20 minutes including entrance and exit.)

a)  Johann Sebastian Bach
Allemande and Courante of the Suites
No. 2 BWV 1008 or
No. 3 BWV 1009 or
No. 4 BWV 1010

b)  Luigi Boccherini
Sonata No. 7 in B flat major, G 565, 1st movement, Allegro
Edition Schott ED 10731

c)  Max Reger
Aria op. 103a
Bote&Bock
BB 1200411
ISMN: 9790202502150

d)  Györgi Ligeti
Sonata for cello solo, 2nd movement Capriccio - Presto con slancio

The works of the first round are to be performed from memory.

Second round

(about 30 minutes including entrance and exit.)

a)  Antonín Dvořák
Concerto in b minor op. 104, 1st movement Allegro
or
Edward Elgar
Concerto in e minor op. 85, 1st and 2nd movement, Adagio-Moderato and Lento-Allegro-molto

The piece is to be performed from memory.

b)  Olivier Messiaen
„Louange à l’Éternité de Jésus“ from Quatuor pour la fin du temps
or
Arvo Pärt
„Spiegel im Spiegel“

Third round

(about 60 minutes incl. entrance and exit)

a)   Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata for piano and cello C major op. 102/1
or
Sonata for piano and cello D major op. 102/2

b)  one of the following Sonatas:
Gabriel Fauré
Sonata d minor op. 109
or 
Gabriel Fauré
Sonata g minor op. 117
or
Claude Debussy
Sonata d minor (1915)
or
Francis Poulenc 
Sonate (1948)

c)  freely chosen work(s) that complement(s) the chosen compositions to a recital of 60 minutes. Works from other rounds may not be repeated.

Final round with orchestra

Joseph Haydn
Concerto No. 2 D major Hob. VIIb:2
The performance of an own cadenza is explicitly welcomed.
The piece is to be performed from memory.

General

The works of the first round as well as the required concertos must be performed from memory.

A total of at least twelf pieces including the pre-selection are to be performed.
The competition expects use of and orientation towards the original text. Please take into account the corresponding editions of music.
The stated program and the editions mentioned above are obligatory. Later alterations will not be accepted.

It is up to the candidate to personally determine the order of his/her presentations within a round. If the required programme is not fulfilled or the presentation is interrupted, this will result in disqualification.

The audio-file for the pre-selection has to be recorded personally and may not be edited or processed and older than one year.

Please note that for legal reasons (copyright law) photocopied music may only be used at the participant's own risk. All compositions included in this programme can be obtained from the music trade. As a matter of principle, the International Instrumental Competition does not hand out any performance materials.

program - double bass

First round

a) two contrasting movements from one of the following sonatas for viola da gamba by Johann Sebastian Bach:

BWV 1027 in G major
McTier Music 112 (MM112)                              
ISMN 979-0-57049-112-4

or
BWV 1028 in D major
International Music Company New York   
Verlag Friedrich Hofmeister                          
ISMN 979-0-20342-044-6     
          
or
BWV 1029 in g minor (version in a minor)
Gilgenreiner Verlag                                          
ISMN: 979-0-700268-13-8

b) one of the following caprices for solo double bass:

Édouard Nanny
Caprice No. 1 or
Caprice No. 3 or
Caprice No. 5
EDITION ALPHONSE LEDUC                          
ISMN: 979-0-046-17928-0

c)   Emil Tabakov
Motivy  
York Edition YE 0062                                      
ISMN: M-57059-062-9

Second round

a)   1st and 2nd movement with one cadenza from one of the following classical concertos:

Franz Anton Hoffmeister
Concerto No. 1 in D major
Urtext edition G. Henle Verlag   
ISMN: M-2018-0721-8       

or
Franz Anton Hoffmeister
Concerto No. 3 in D major
Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag
ISMN: M-2034-2592-2     

or      
Johann Matthias Sperger
Concerto No. 15 in D major
Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag
ISMN: M-2034-2420-8     

or
Johann Baptist Vaňhal
Concerto in D major  
Urtext edition G. Henle Verlag   
ISMN: 979-0-2018-0979-3 



b) Giovanni Bottesini
Capriccio di bravura
Doblinger Musikverlag
ISMN: 979-0-0121-8096-8

Third round

one of the following sonatas:
Johannes Brahms
Sonata in e minor op. 38
Ries & Erler, Berlin
RE 03002                                             

or
Adolf Mišek       
Sonata No. 3 op. 7 in F major
Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag                               
ISMN: M-2034-2267-9                     

or
Franz Schubert
Sonata in a minor „Arpeggione“
Doblinger Verlag: ISMN: 979-0-012-18003-6
International Music Company: IMV 2419, ISMN: 9790 2204190 65                    

Final round with orchestra

Giovanni Bottesini
Concerto No. 1 in f-sharp minor       
T. Roggen Music Urtext   (DUBG 1 )              
Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag (FH 2209)
Deutscher Verlag für Musik (DV 32128)

General

The works in the first and second rounds as well as in the orchestra finals must be performed from memory.

A total of seven works will be performed.

The selected program and the given editions are binding. Subsequent changes will not be accepted.

It is up to the candidate to personally determine the order of his/her presentations within a round. If the required programme is not fulfilled or the presentation is interrupted, this will result in disqualification.

Please note that for legal reasons (copyright law) photocopied music may only be used at the participant's own risk. All compositions included in this programme can be obtained from the music trade. As a matter of principle, the International Instrumental Competition does not hand out any performance materials.

CONCLUDING CLAUSE

 In case of discrepancies the German text shall be binding.