category cello

 

preselection          

a)  Johann Sebastian Bach    
      Prelude

      from: Suite No. IV E-flat major BWV 1010

      or

      from: Suite No. V C minor BWV 1011

      or

      from: Suite No. VI D major BWV 1012

           

b)  One of the following works:

      Henri Dutilleux
      „3 Strophes sur le nom de Sacher“
      Heugel

      or          

      György Ligeti
      Sonata for cello solo (1948-1953)          

      or

      Iannis Xenakis
      Kottos           

           

First round
(total stage time of 20 minutes maximum including going on and off)

a)  Johann Sebastian Bach
      Prelude and Sarabande

      from: Suite No. IV E-flat major BWV 1010

      or

      from: Suite No. V C minor BWV 1011

      or

      from: Suite No. VI D major BWV 1012

          

b)  One of the following works:

      Henri Dutilleux
      „3 Strophes sur le nom de Sacher“
      Heugel

      or          

      György Ligeti
      Sonata for cello solo (1948-1953)          

      or

      Iannis Xenakis
      Kottos   

 

The pieces a) and b) except from Iannis Xenakis’ “Kottos” are to be performed from memory.Only for Iannis Xenakis’ “Kottos” it is allowed to use notes.

 

Second round

a)  Joseph Haydn
      Concerto D major op. 101 Hob.VII b:2
      thereof: 1st movement (The presentation of an own cadenza is permitted.)
      Henle Urtext-Edition, Bärenreiter Urtext-Edition

b)  Robert Schumann
      Adagio and Allegro

The pieces a) and b) are to be performed from memory.

 

Third round

a)  One of the following works:      

      Ludwig van Beethoven
      Sonata No. 4 C major op. 102 No. 1
      Henle Urtext-Edition, Bärenreiter Urtext-Edition

      or

      Ludwig van Beethoven
      Sonata No. 5 D major op. 102 No. 2
      Henle Urtext-Edition, Bärenreiter Urtext-Edition

 

b)  One of the following works:

      Johannes Brahms
      Sonata op. 38

      or

      Johannes Brahms
      Sonata op. 99

      or

      Robert Schumann
      Five Pieces in Folk Style op. 102

      or

      Frédéric Chopin
      Sonata op. 65

      or 

      César Franck
      Sonata A major

           

Final round with orchestra

      Robert Schumann
      Concerto A minor op. 129

     The piece is to be performed from memory.

 

 A total of seven pieces including the pre-selection are to be performed.

The stated program and the editions mentioned above are obligatory.

Subsequent changes will not be accepted.

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

Please note that the usage of photocopied sheet music is due to juristic reasons (copyright law) entirely at the participant’s own risk.

 All compositions of this program can be obtained by the music trade. Performance material cannot be purchased from the office of the Markneukirchen International Instrumental Competition.

 

Concluding clause

In case of discrepancies, the German text shall be binding.