Home > 2020 USOMC SYLLABUS > CATEGORY 8 - THE TREASURY OF CHINESE COMPOSERS
Category 8: The Treasury of Chinese 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 REPEAT S are allowed, unless instructed clearly.



ELEMENTARY LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected pieces - No Repeats
Book: Piano Pieces on Chinese Folk Tunes for Children 國民歌鋼琴小品集 - Ma, Shui-Long 馬水龍 ; Edited by Hsu, Tze-Cheng - www.Musiker.com.tw台北音樂家書房

1. Shui-Long Ma: A Ride in the Ferry 渡船曲 [page 12; 8 bars total]
2. Shui-Long Ma: Song of the Fisherman 捕魚之歌 [page 13, No Repeat; 16 bars total]

3. Shui-Long Ma: Wheat Harvest 割麥歌 [page 14; 8 bars total]
4. Shui-Long Ma: Little Golden Oriole 小黃鸝鳥 [page 15; 20 bars total]
5. Shui-Long Ma: Counting the Frog Catch #1 數蛤蟆(一) [page 16, No Repeat; 15 bars total]
6. Shui-Long Ma: Come Here, My Brother 哥哥來 [page 20; 23 bars total]

JUNIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected pieces - No Repeats
Book: Piano Pieces on Chinese Folk Tunes for Children 國民歌鋼琴小品集 - Ma, Shui-Long 馬水龍 ; Edited by Hsu, Tze-Cheng - www.Musiker.com.tw台北音樂家書房

1. Shui-Long Ma: Counting the Frog Catch #2 數蛤蟆(二) [page 17-19]
2. Shui-Long Ma: Song of the Four Seasons 四季歌 [page 26]

3. Shui-Long Ma: Youth Dance Song 青春舞曲 [page 28-29]
4. Shui-Long Ma: Bamboo Pole 一根扁担 [page 30, No Repeat]
5. Shui-Long Ma: Mounting the Bridal Sedan Chair 花轎 [page 31-32, No Repeat]
6. Shui-Long Ma: Sawing the Jar 鋸大 [page 35, No Repeat]


INTERMEDIATE LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected pieces - No Repeats
Book A: Tan Dun 譚盾 - Eight Memories in Water Color for Piano Solo 八幅水彩畫的回憶, G. Schirmer, Inc., Hal Leonard HL 50485502, ISBN 978-0-634-07379-3
Book B: Chen Yi 陳怡 - Two Chinese Bagatelles, Piano Solo for Children, Theodore Presser Company #110-40726, Sht P2259

1. Tan Dun: Staccato Beans [page 4-5, No Repeat, Book A]
2. Tan Dun: Blue Nun 郁的尼姑 [page 7, Book A]
3. Tan Dun: Ancient Burial 古葬 [page 10-11, Book A]
4. Tan Dun: Sunrain 太陽雨 [page 13-14, No Repeat, Book A]
5. Chen Yi: Yu Diao from Two Chinese Bagatelles [page 2-3, Book B]
6. Chen Yi: Small Beijing Gong from Two Chinese Bagatelles [page 4, Book B]


SENIOR LEVEL:
6 Pre-selected pieces - No Repeats
Book: A Century of Piano Solo Works by Chinese Composers 中國钢琴獨奏作品百年経典 , Volume 3 (1958-1965), SMPH, 4J0739. www.smph.cn; www.slav.cn; ISBN 978-7-5523-08174-4, or download sheet music and any edition is acceptable

1. Hu-Wei Huang 黃虎: The Suburbs of Chengdu in Springtime 巴蜀之画:五、蓉城春郊 [page 19-22]
2. Zu-Qiang Wu 吳祖强 - Ming-Xin Du 杜鳴心 : Wedding Dance 婚禮場面舞 [page 77-80, No Repeat]
3. Yi-Qing Sun : Dancing Grains 谷粒飞舞 [page 96-100]
4. Jian-Er Zhu 朱践耳 : Song of Riddles 雲南民歌五首:三、猜調 [page 131-135]
5. Jian-Er Zhu 朱践耳 : A Nestful of Sparrows at Xixiang Dam 雲南民歌五首:五、西厢垻子一窝雀 [page 139-141]
6. Er-Yao Lin 林尔耀 : Sunflowers 向陽花 [page 153-159]