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Malta International Piano Competition

23.10-29.10 October 2017

 

 

Category B (14-17 years)

One round

Maximum duration: 25 minutes

The performance needs to include a minimum of two but not more than three original works (no transcriptions are permitted) which have to be contrasting in style and period, and must include:

a) One movement from a piano sonata by Clementi, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, or a brilliant Sonata by D. Scarlatti;

b) One or more contrasting piano solo works including an Etude or virtuoso piece.

 

c) one compulsory piece by Maria Mifsud

*All pieces must be performed from memory.

 

Category C (18-35 years)

1st Round - Preliminary

Maximum duration: 20 minutes

The performance needs to include a minimum of three but not more than four original works (no transcriptions are permitted) which have to be contrasting in style
and period, and must include:

 

a) Any Prelude & Fugue from The Well-Tempered Clavier (Book I or II) by Bach

b) An Etude by Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Scriabin or Debussy

c) One or more freely chosen compositions

d) one piece to your choice by:

 

Alexey Shor:

01 - Chasing-Fireflies.pdf [127 KB]

02 - Blooming May.pdf [116 KB]

03 - First Dance.pdf [101 KB]

04 - Sandbox.pdf [91 KB]

05 - Marionette Waltz.pdf [139 KB]

06 - Last Days-of-Summer.pdf [103 KB]

07 - Hidden-message.pdf [128 KB]

08 - Hourglass.pdf [98 KB]

09 - Air.pdf [87 KB]

10 - Raindrops on the Roof.pdf [90 KB]

11 - Naivete.pdf [136 KB]

12 - Coming of Age.pdf [160 KB]

13 - Melancholy.pdf [97 KB]

14 - First Love.pdf [158 KB]

 

Jes Grixti:

Naivasha.pdf [154 KB]

 

Joseph Vella:

6-Preludes.pdf [327 KB]

Rapsodija-Maltija.pdf [137 KB]

Sonatina.pdf [149 KB]

Scherzo.pdf [841 KB]

 

2nd Round – Final


Maximum duration: 35 minutes

Finalists may perform any piano solo works which were not performed in the Preliminary round, which have to be contrasting in style and period, and must include a minimum of three original works:

1) one complete sonata by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven or Schubert

2) one romantic work (eg. Chopin, Liszt, Brahms, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Franck)

3) one composition by a composer who lived after 1900

 

*All pieces must be performed from memory.

 

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