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Category 5: The Treasury of Contemporary Composers - No Age Limit

There are three levels in this category
.
Contestants may choose to enter one or more levels, but only once in each level.

For this category, music must be performed from memory
. NO REPEATS are allowed, unless instructed clearly.



ELEMENTARY LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected Kabalevsky pieces - No Repeats
Book 1: Kabalevsky - 30 Pieces for Children, Op.27; Schirmer #D2764, HL.50331530
Book 2: Kabalevsky - 28 Piano Pieces for Children: Intermediate Piano Solo; HL.00290391

1. Kabalevsky: Waltz Time Op.27 #1 (in G Major) [Book 1, page 2: 36 bars total]
2. Kabalevsky: A Little Song (Ditty) Op.27 #2 (in E Minor) [Book 1, page 3: 17 bars total]
3. Kabalevsky: Playing Ball Op.27 #5 (in D Major) [Book 1, pages 7-8: 54 bars total]
4. Kabalevsky: Skipping Rope Op.89 #17 (in Bb Major) [Book 2, pages 14-15: 26 bars total]
5. Kabalevsky: A Little Hedgehog Op.89 #8 (in C Major) [Book 2, page 19: 12 bars total]
6. Kabalevsky: My Little Stubborn Brother Op.89 #27 (in C Major) [Book 2, pages 20-21: 20 bars total]

JUNIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected SZPILMAN pieces - No Repeats
Book: Wladyslaw Szpilman - Three Little Folk Song Suites - ed. by John York, Boosey & Hawkes, HL.48015249, ISMN M-2025-3084-9

1. Szpilman: #1 - Moderato from Suite in C [page 5: 20 bars total]
2. Szpilman: #3 - Vivace from Suite in C [page 7: 34 bars total]
3. Szpilman: #1 - Moderato from Suite in G [page 8: 26 bars total]
4. Szpilman: #1 - Vivace from Suite in F [page 15: 42 bars total]
5. Szpilman: #2 - Tempo di mazurka from Suite in F [page 16: 32 bars]
6. Szpilman: #5 - Vivace from Suite in F [page 19: 31 bars total]



INTERMEDIATE LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected pieces from LIGETI - No Repeats
Book: Ligeti - Musica Ricercata by Gyorgy Ligeti; Schott Music # ED7718, HL.49007470

1. Ligeti: I Sostenuto [pages 3-6]
2. Ligeti: II Mesto, rigido e ceremoniale [pages 7-9]
3. Ligeti: III Allegro con spirito [pages 10-12]
4. Ligeti: IV Tempo di Valse [pages 13-15]
5. Ligeti: VIII Vivace. energico[pages 26-27]
6. Ligeti: IX Adagio. Mesto (Bela Bartok in memoriam) [pages 28-29]