Competition programme 2018

Programme in the discipline piano


› With or without repeats according to the choice of the candidate. Stylistically idiomatic embellishment of the repeats as well as the competitor’s own cadenzas are expected.
› Pieces played for the pre-selection may be repeated during the Competition. Within the Competition proper repetition of individual pieces or portions is not permitted.
› The order of the pieces within a round is to be determined by the candidate and must be communicated in definitive form to the Competition Office before the beginning of each round.
› It is not required that candidates play by memory.
 

Pre-Selection

Splices may be made between individual pieces or movements, but not within a movement.

a) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
One invention and one sinfonia of the competitor’s choice
from: Inventions and Sinfonias, BWV 772–801

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Three consecutive movements
from: One of the French Suites, BWV 812–817
 

1st Round (15–20 min)


a) Johann Sebastian Bach
Two preludes and fugues from the following selection:
BWV 848–850, BWV 856–861, BWV 863–865, BWV 868–869,
BWV 872–874, BWV 876–880, BWV 883–893
from: Wohltemperiertes Klavier, Book I and II

b) Domenico Scarlatti (1685–1757)
One pair of sonatas of the competitor’s choice
(two sonatas in the same key that follow each other according to the Kirkpatrick numbering)
 

2nd Round (max. 50 min)


a) Johann Sebastian Bach
One of the English Suites of the competitor’s choice, BWV 806–811

b) One piece from the following selection
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)
Prelude and Fugue C major, KV 394
or
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sonata F major, KV 533/494
or
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sonata D major, KV 576
or
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Sonata A major, op. 101
or
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata A flat major, op. 110

If the overall length of the pieces from a) and b) is shorter than 40 minutes, a piece from c) has to be played without exceeding the time limit of max. 50 min..

c) A complete work or single movements from the following alternatives
Max Reger (1873–1916)
A prelude and fugue of the competitor’s choice, from: op. 99
or
Claude Debussy (1862–1918)
Pour le piano
or
Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)
Le tombeau de Couperin
or
Igor Strawinski (1882–1971)
Sonata (1924)
or
Paul Hindemith (1895–1963)
Ludus tonalis
or
Paul Hindemith
Klaviermusik: Übung in drei Stücken, op. 37 Nr. 1
or
Dmitri Schostakowitsch (1906–1975)
A prelude and fugue of the competitor’s choice, from: op. 87
 

Finals


a) solo
Johann Sebastian Bach

One Partita of the competitor’s choice (except Partita 1, BWV 825)
from: Six Partitas, BWV 825–830
or
French Overture B minor, BWV 831
or
Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue D minor, BWV 903
and
Italian Concerto F major, BWV 971

b) with the Mendelssohn Kammerorchester Leipzig
Johann Sebastian Bach

Concerto D minor, BWV 1052
or
Concerto E major, BWV 1053
or
Concerto D major, BWV 1054

Programme in the discipline harpsichord

› With or without repeats according to the choice of the candidate. Stylistically idiomatic embellishment of the repeats as well as the competitor’s own cadenzas are expected.
› Pieces played for the pre-selection may be repeated during the Competition. Within the Competition proper repetition of individual pieces or portions is not permitted.
› The order of the pieces within a round is to be determined by the candidate and must be communicated in definitive form to the Competition Office before the beginning of each round.
› It is not required that candidates play by memory.
 

Pre-Selection

Splices may be made between individual pieces or movements, but not within a movement.

a) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
One prelude and fugue
from: Wohltemperiertes Klavier, Book I, BWV 846–869

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Three consecutive movements
from: One of the English Suites, BWV 806–811
 

1st Round (max. 20 min)


a) Johann Sebastian Bach
One invention and one sinfonia of the competitor’s choice
from: Inventions and Sinfonias, BWV 772–801

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
One prelude and fugue
from: Wohltemperiertes Klavier, Book I, BWV 846–869

c) Johann Sebastian Bach
One slow and one fast movement
from one of the concertos, BWV 972–987
 

2nd Round (max. 50 min)


a) Francois Couperin (1668–1733)
Two pieces of the competitor’s choice
from: Second livre de Pièces de clavecin

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
A transcription by the candidate of a movement from one of the following works
Suite G major, BWV 1007
or
Suite D minor, BWV 1008
or
Suite C major, BWV 1009
or
Solo (Partita) A minor, BWV 1013

c) Johann Sebastian Bach
One of the English Suites of the competitor’s choice, BWV 806–811

d) Johann Kuhnau (1660–1722)
Two movements
from: Neuer Clavier-Übung erster Teil (1689)
or
from: Neuer Clavier-Übung andrer Teil (1692)
 

Finals


a) mit Bass
Johann Sebastian Bach

One of the following paired recitatives and arias
Erwünschter Tag – Fürst des Lebens, starker Streiter!
from: Der Himmel lacht! Die Erde jubilieret, BWV 31
or
Die Knechtsgestalt, die Not, der Mangel – Bist du, der mir helfen soll
from: Ärgre dich, o Seele, nicht, BWV 186
or
Es kann mir fehlen nimmermehr – Das Stürmen von den rauhen Winden
from: Ich hab in Gottes Herz und Sinn, BWV 92

b) solo
Johann Sebastian Bach

Fantasie A minor, BWV 922
or
Toccata F sharp minor, BWV 910
or
Toccata C minor, BWV 911
or
Toccata G minor, BWV 915
or
Toccata G major, BWV 916

c) solo
Johann Sebastian Bach

One prelude and fugue from the following selection:
BWV 874, BWV 878, BWV 881, BWV 887, BWV 892
from: Wohltemperiertes Klavier, Book II, BWV 870–893
or
Two fugues
from: Die Kunst der Fuge, BWV 1080

d) with the Leipziger Barockorchester
Johann Sebastian Bach

Concerto E major, BWV 1053
oder
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788)
Concerto B minor, Wq 30
(The concert has been edited in the Collected Works by the  Packard Humanities Institute (vol. III/9.9) and can be downloaded free of charge here.)

Programme in the discipline violin/Baroque violin

Violin/Baroque violin

› With or without repeats according to the choice of the candidate. Stylistically idiomatic embellishment of the repeats as well as the competitor’s own cadenzas are expected.
› Pieces played for the pre-selection may be repeated during the Competition. Within the Competition proper repetition of individual pieces or portions is not permitted.
› The order of the pieces within a round is to be determined by the candidate and must be communicated in definitive form to the Competition Office before the beginning of each round.
› It is not required that candidates play by memory.
› If both violin and Baroque violin are played please indicate which pieces will be played on which instrument.
 

Pre-Selection

Splices may be made between individual pieces or movements, but not within a movement.

a) Francesco Geminiani (1687–1762)
Instrumental piece C major
Sheet music: edition offenburg, please order at: mail@edition-offenburg.com (Mrs. Mihoko Kimura)
(Perusal score)

b) Johann Georg Pisendel (1687–1755)
Two movements
from: Sonata A minor
Sheet music: edition offenburg, please order at: mail@edition-offenburg.com (Mrs. Mihoko Kimura)
(Perusal score)

c) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Siciliana – Presto
from: Sonata G minor, BWV 1001

1st Round (max. 20 min)


a) solo
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644–1704)

Passacaglia G minor
from: 15 Rosenkranzsonaten und Passacaglia

b) solo
Johann Sebastian Bach

Adagio
from: Sonata G minor, BWV 1001

c) with harpsichord (415’/443’)
Johann Sebastian Bach

Fugue G minor, BWV 1026
 

2nd Round (max. 50 min)


a) solo
Bartolomeo Campagnoli (1751–1827)

Larghetto and Fugue, op. 10 Nr. 5
or
Andante sostenuto and Fugue, op. 10 Nr. 6
Sheet music: Musedita (see I piaceri del violino)

b) solo
Johann Sebastian Bach

Partita B minor, BWV 1002

c) with harpsichord (415’/443’)
Johann Sebastian Bach

Sonata E minor, BWV 1023
or
Johann Christian Bach (1735–1782)         
Sonata D major, T 331/2
Sheet music: Edition Walhall EW 639
 

Finals


a) with harpsichord (415’/443’)
Anonymus

Ciacona
formerly thought to be by Tomaso Antonio Vitali (1663–1745)
Sheet music: Schott ED891
or
Jean-Marie Leclair (1697–1764)
Tempo di Ciaccona
from: Sonata C major, op. 9 Nr. 8

b) solo
Friedrich Wilhelm Rust (1739–1796)

Grave – Fuga
from: Sonata D minor
or
Largo – Fuga
from: Sonata B flat major
Sheet music: edition offenburg, please order at: mail@edition-offenburg.com (Mrs. Mihoko Kimura)
(Perusal score)

c) with the Pauliner Barockensemble (415’/443’)
Johann Sebastian Bach

Concerto A minor, BWV 1041
or
Concerto E major, BWV 1042
or
Brandenburg concerto Nr. 4 G major, BWV 1049

4) solo
Johann Sebastian Bach

Chaconne D minor
from: Partita D minor, BWV 1004

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