Home > 2020 USOMC SYLLABUS > CATEGORY 7 - THE TREASURY OF U.S.A. COMPOSERS
Category 7: The Treasury of U.S.A. 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 REPEATS are allowed, unless instructed clearly.



ELEMENTARY LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected JON GEORGE pieces - No Repeats
Book: Kaleidoscope Solos, Book 1, Alfred AP.686

1. Jon George: Follow The Leader [page 2; 16 bars total]
2. Jon George: Model T [page 5, follow D.C. al Fine; 24 bars total]

3. Jon George: Brisk March [page 10; 16 bars total]
4. Jon George: Circus Elephant [page 12; 25 bars total]
5. Jon George: Horse and Buggy [page 13; 16 bars total]
6. Jon George: Rush Hour [page 15; 16 bars total]

JUNIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected WILLIAM BOLCOM pieces -
Book: William Bolcom - Seven Easy Piano Pieces, Hal Leonard HL 00220188, ISBN 978-1-4234-2496-3

1. William Bolcom: Winter Trek [page 2-4; 45 bars total]
2. William Bolcom: Little Song [page 6-7, No Repeat; 24 bars total]
3. William Bolcom: Pussycat Waltz No.2 [page 8-9, follow D.C. al Fine; 40 bars total]
4. William Bolcom: Little French Invention: L'Orangerie [page 10 (with Repeat); 16 bars total]
5. William Bolcom: Carillon [page 11 (with Repeat); 33 bars total]
6. William Bolcom: Pussycat Waltz No.3 [page 12-13; 40 bars total]



INTERMEDIATE LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected MACDOWELL pieces - No Repeats
Book: MacDowell Op.39, 12 Etudes, Schirmer HL 50262790

1. Edward MacDowell: Op.39 #2, Alla Tarantella in C Minor [page 4-7]
2. Edward MacDowell: Op.39 #4, Arabeske in Bb Major [page 10-13]
3. Edward MacDowell: Op.39 #6, Dance of the Gnomes in C Minor [page 16-19]
4. Edward MacDowell: Op.39 #7, Idyll in A Major [page 20-23]
5. Edward MacDowell: Op.39 #8, Shadow Dance in F# Minor [page 24-28]
6. Edward MacDowell: Op.39 #11, Scherzino in B Minor [page 32-35]


SENIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected ZEZ CONFREY pieces - No Repeats
Book: Zez Confrey - At the Piano - edited by Richard Dowling, Alfred ISBN-10: 0-7390-9337, ISBN-13: 978-0-7390-9377-5

1. Zez Confrey: Champagne [page 20-23]
2. Zez Confrey: Coaxing the Piano [page 24-27, No Repeat: 1. Cut measures 43-66; 2. DC not to beginning but to measure 43 to 66]
3. Zez Confrey: Della Robbia [page 40-44; Cut measures 27-42; Start at measure 43 to end]
4. Zez Confrey: Fantasy of Today (Jazz Arrangement) [page 50-54]
5. Zez Confrey: Greenwich Witch [page 60-63; No Repeat: 1. Cut measures 39-58; 2. Instead of chord in measure 78, substitute with chord in measure 43 then continue to the end]
6. Zez Confrey: Jay Walk [page 76-80; Cut measures 33-48]


ADVANCED LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected MACDOWELL pieces - No Repeats
Book: MacDowell - Twelve Virtuoso Studies, Op.46, Kalmus

1. Edward MacDowell: Op.46 #2, Moto Perpetus [page 6-9]
2. Edward MacDowell: Op.46 #3, Wild Chase [page 10-13]
3. Edward MacDowell: Op.46 #6, Valse Triste [page 22-24]
4. Edward MacDowell: Op.46 #7, Burlesque [page 25-27]
5. Edward MacDowell: Op.46 #10, March Wind [page 34-37]
6. Edward MacDowell: Op.46 #11, Impromptu [page 38-41]