Home > 2019 USOMC SYLLABUS > CATEGORY 5 - THE TREASURY OF CONTEMPORARY COMPOSERS
Category 5: The Treasury of Contemporary Composers - No Age Limit

There are five 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 REPEAT is allowed, unless instructed clearly.



ELEMENTARY LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected Astrological Preludes pieces - No Repeat
Book: Astrological Preludes, An Easy Journey Through the Stars, Frederick Harris Music HP A09

1. Terry Winter Owens: Prelude for Taurus [P.6-7]
2. Terry Winter Owens: Prelude for Cancer [P.10-11
]
3. Terry Winter Owens: Prelude for Leo [P.12-13]
4. Terry Winter Owens: Prelude for Virgo [P.14-15]
5. Terry Winter Owens: Prelude for Scorpio [P.18-19]
6. Terry Winter Owens: Prelude for Sagittarius [P.20-21]

JUNIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected Bartok pieces - No Repeat
Book: Bela Bartok - For Children Volume I - Piano Solo, Boosey Hawkes, B&H 15936 OR Piano Pieces for Children, Volume 1, Kalmus Edition, Alfred AP K02151

1. Bela Bartok: Children's Game in D Minor, Children's Bk.1 #8 [P.8-9]
2. Bela Bartok: Allegro in C Major, Children's Bk.1 #12 [P.12-13]
3. Bela Bartok: Pentatonic Tune in E Minor, Children's Bk.1 #29 [P.28-29]
4. Bela Bartok: Jeering Song in C Major, Children's Bk.1 #30 [P.30]
5. Bela Bartok: Jeering Song, Children's Bk.1 #33 [P.33]
6. Bela Bartok: Drunkard's Song in G Minor, Children's Bk.1 #36 [P.36]



INTERMEDIATE LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected pieces - No Repeat
Book: Spectrum 6, Compiled by Thalia Myers, ABRSM, ISBN 978-1-84849-683-5

1. Gabriel Jackson: Imaginary Birds [P.9-11]
2. Poul Ruders: Schrodinger's Kitten [P.14-15]
3. Karen Tanaka: Masquerade [P.16-18]
4. Harold Meltzer: The Jig is Up [P.22-23]
5. Cheryl Frances-Hoad: Commuterland [P.40-42]
6. Chen Yi: Bamboo Dance II [P.48-51]


SENIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected Bartok Mikrokosmos pieces - No Repeat
Book A: Bartok - Mikrokosmos Volume V, Boosey & Hawkes, H.15189, No.594
Book B: Bartok - Mikrokosmos Volume VI, Boosey & Hawkes, ISMN 979-0-060-08006-7

1. Bela Bartok: Mikrokosmos Vol.5 #135 Perpetuum Mobile [P.30-31, Bk. A]
2. Bela Bartok: Mikrokosmos Vol.6 #140 Free Variations [P.10-13, Bk. B]
3. Bela Bartok: Mikrokosmos Vol.6 #142 From the Diary of a Fly [P.17-20, Bk. B]
4. Bela Bartok: Mikrokosmos Vol.6 #149 Second Dance from Bulgarian Rhythm [P.47-79, Bk. B]
5. Bela Bartok: Mikrokosmos Vol.6 #150 Third Dance from Bulgarian Rhythm [P.50-52, Bk. B]
6. Bela Bartok: Mikrokosmos Vol.6 #151 Fourth Dance from Bulgarian Rhythm [P.53-56, Bk. B]


ADVANCED LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected Villa-Lobos pieces - No Repeat
Book: Heitor Villa-Lobos - Piano Music, Dover 0-86-29384-X, ISBN 0-486-29384-X

1. Heitor Villa-Lobos: The Porcelain Doll [P.44-49]
2. Heitor Villa-Lobos: The Papier-mâché Doll [P.50-53]
3. Heitor Villa-Lobos: The Clay Doll [P.54-57]
4. Heitor Villa-Lobos: The Rubber Doll [P.58-62]
5. Heitor Villa-Lobos: The Wooden Doll [P.63-67]
6. Heitor Villa-Lobos: The Cloth Doll (Witch) [P.74-80]

























































































































































LEVEL 3A (BAROQUE):
Piece: Louise McAllister: Gadabout Grasshopper
Book: Guild Repertoire Elementary C & D, Alfred AP.0640, ISBN 0-8748-7640-0, page 6-7, 28 bars