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Category 6: The Treasury of U.S.A. Composers - No Age Limit

There are four 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 pieces - No Repeats
Book: Marta Ptaszynska - Miniatures for Young Pianists - Marks Music Corp. M929, Belwin Mills
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1. Ptaszynska: Two Clowns [page 5; 14 bars total]
2. Ptaszynska: Tick-Tock [page 6; 26 bars total]
3. Ptaszynska: Mountaineer's Song [page 8; 13 bars total]
4. Ptaszynska: Cracovian Dance [page 9; no repeat, including D.C. al Fine, 32 bars total]
5. Ptaszynska: On the Lake [page 10; 29 bars total]
6. Ptaszynska: Mazurka [page 12; no repeat; 24 bars total]

JUNIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected pieces - No Repeats
Book: Barber - Early Piano Works by Samuel Barber; G. Schirmer, HL.50490042

1. Artur: Goldfish Op.6 #1 [contact USOMC for Artur's scores]
2. Artur: Snow in a Village [contact USOMC for Artur's scores]
3. Artur: Shadow Waltz Op.3 #5 [contact USOMC for Artur's scores]
4. Barber: Allegretto in C Major from Themes [pages 12-13; 20 bars]
5. Barber: Petit Berceuse (in C Major) [pages 14-15; 43 bars]
6. Barber: Minuet in C Major from Three Sketches [pages 18-19; 46 bars]

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected MENOTTi pieces - No Repeats
Book: Menotti - Selected Works Gian-Carlo Menotti - Poemetti; ed. Gail Lew - Belwin AP.ELM03005

1. Menotti: Giga in A Major [pages 4-6]
2. Menotti: The Spinner in A Minor [pages 10-11]
3. Menotti: The Brook in G Major [page 15]
4. Menotti: Nocturne in D Major [pages 18-19]
5. Menotti: The Stranger's Dance in A Minor [pages 20-21]
6. Menotti: Winter Wind in A Minor [pages 22-23]

SENIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected GERSHWIN pieces - No Repeats
Book: George Gershwin - Complete Works for Solo Piano, Alfred Music AP.31882, ISBN-10: 0-7390-5721-9

1. Gershwin: I Got Rhythm [pages 18-21]
2. Gershwin: Merry Andrew (in A Major) [pages 40-41, include D.S. al Fine]
3. Gershwin: Prelude I [pages 48-51]
4. Gershwin: Prelude II - Blue Lullaby [pages 52-55]
5. Gershwin: Prelude III - Spanish Prelude [pages 56-59]
6. Gershwin: Prelude - Novelette in Fourths (in Eb Major) [pages 60-63]