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MRAVINSKY
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
FOR YOUTH
Programme

Speciality - violin

Category "A" (11 - 15 years of age)

1 round

  • 1. A fantasy by Telemann or one Baroque sonata
  • 2. A caprice by Rode, Dont, Kreutzer, Mazas, Fiorillo, Weniavski, Chere
  • 3. Composition for violin and piano selected by performer

II round                   

  • 1. First part of sonatina or sonata by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Dvorak, Grieg.
  • 2. Virtuoso piece for violin solo or with piano accompaniment as selected by performer.

III round

  • 1. A concerto for violin with orchestra (as selected by performer):

Mozart, Mendelssohn, Weniavski 2, Brukh 1, Shpor 2, Viotti 22.

Category «B» (16 -21 years of age)

I round

  • 1. Baroque sonata or partita by Bach (as selected by performer):

1,b-moll, BWV 1002 - one part and double;
2, d-moll, BWV 1004 - two parts (except chaconne);
3, E-dur, BWV 1006 - prelude, loure and gavotte.

  • 2. A caprice by Weniavski (.10 or .18) or Paganini
  • 3. A late romanticism composition for violin solo or with piano accompaniment.

                                           

II round

  • 1. First part of sonata by Mozart, Beethoven (except « Kreutzer Sonata»), Schubert

2. Virtuoso piece for violin solo or with piano accompaniment or a piece composer of XIX-XXI centuries.

 

III round

1. A concerto for violin with orchestra (as selected by performer):

 Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Weniavski 1, Paganini 1,

Sibelius, Prokofiev 2, Shostakovich 1, Saint-Saëns 3

 

 

 

SPECIALITY - VIOLA, (16 -21 years of age).

I round

1. Two parts from suites for cello, solo, J.S. Bach, from violin partitas by J.S. Bach or suites by Reger . 131 d (selected by performer),

2. One of etudes by Campagnoli .22, Hoffmeister or Palashko .44.

3. Concerto (I or II and III parts) J.S. Bach  c-moll or Handel h- moll (selected by performer),

II round

1. First part of sonata (selected by performer): Brahms .120, Schubert « Arpeggione » or Glinka.

2. Composition selected by performer (not over 15 minutes).

III round

Concerto for viola with orchestra (selected by performer): Stamitz, Hoffmeister, Bartok or Walton.

 

 

SPECIALITY - CELLO.

Category «» (11-15 years of age)

I round.

1. J.S. Bach - Saraband and jig from suites 1,2,3 (selected by performer),

2. Popper. Etude 5, F-dur

II round. (Duration of performance up to 20 minutes)

1. Two parts of old sonata (selected by performer): Tessarini, Eccles, Vivaldi (e-moll), Breval, «Toccata» Frescobaldi, Weber - sonata.

2. Virtuoso piece (selected by performer): Rimsky-Korsakov «Bumble bee's flight», Popper-«Spinner», «Tarantella», Senalya «Allegretto spiritoso», Goens «Scherzo»

3. Piece or part sonata of any composer (preferably from the participant's country), composed after 1950.

III round.

1. One of concerts with orchestra (selected by performer): Boccerini (B-dur), Bach (c-moll), Haydn (C-dur), Kabalevsky.

 

Category «» (16 -21 years of age).

I round.

1. J.S. Bach. Prelude and jig from suites 1,2, 3 (selected by performer)

2. Old sonata (selected by performer):

Breval (1 part), Boccerini  A-dur (1 part «Adagio and Allegro»), Eccles (1 and 2 parts).

II round.

1. Popper. Etude fis moll.

2. Virtuoso piece selected by performer: Popper. «Spinner», Popper. «Elfs' dance», Popper «Tarantella», Shaporin «Scherzo», Clengel «Scherzo».

3. Piece or part sonata of composer (preferably from the participant's country), composed after 1950.

III round.

1. One of concerts with orchestra (selected by performer): Haydn (D - dur), Lalo, Saint-Saens, Tchaikovsky «Rococo variations».









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