Category 9: Open Duet Baroque - No Age Limit
are FOUR LEVELS in this Category. Contestants may choose to enter one or more
levels, but only once in each level; and only with the pre-selected pieces listed
below. No Repeats.
For Baroque Music: Guidelines will be given to judges concerning "commonly known" Baroque performance practices which include ornaments, phrasings, dynamics and articulations, even not marked in the printed music.
category DOES NOT REQUIRE MEMORIZATION – although
contestants are strongly encouraged to play from memory if at all possible,
especially at the Prize Winners’ Concerts.
Note: Only one of the contestants will need to register for the event. The other contestant will be added by USOMC according to the contestant login email address. Every contestant must complete the application fee payment. All contestants' login email address must be entered when register. Make sure that the Login Email address reflect the contestant's name and NOT the parent's name nor teacher's name.
Henry Purcell: No. 2 from Two Minuets
Book: Musik aus alten Tagen (Music from Bygone Days) - Universal Edition, UE 11003 [P.14-15, No Repeat]
J.J. Mouret - C. Miller: Rondeau
Book: Music purchased/downloaded from Sheet Music Plus Order Item Number HX.316344
Henry Purcell - M. Aston: Aire from Abdelazar
Book: Piano Duets - Baroque Composers, Michael Aston, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-372118-X [P. 48-49, with Repeat]
Antonio Vivaldi - M. Aston: Allegro from Concerto Op.3 #8 in A Minor, RV 522
Book: Piano Duets - Baroque Composers, Michael Aston, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-372118-X [P.62-71]