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Category 11: Open Duet Contemporary - 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 and only with the pre-selected pieces listed below. No Repeats.

This category DOES NOT REQUIRE MEMORIZATION – although contestants are strongly encouraged to play from memory if at all possible, especially at the Prize Winners’ Concerts.
PREPARATORY LEVEL:

Music Piece:
Pace: Israeli Dance Festival in G Minor

Book: The Four-Handed Keyboard Crocodile, Breitkopf & Hartel, EB 8592, ISMN 979-0-004-17876-2

ELEMENTARY LEVEL:

Music Piece:
Jon George: Trumpet Tune (in C Major)
pages 2-3

Book: Kaleidoscope Duets - Book 4; Jon George, Alfred 697

JUNIOR LEVEL:

Music Piece:
Edward Gregson: Four Pictures No.3 (in C Major)
pages 38-41

Book: Piano Duets - 20th Century British Composers; ed. Michael Aston; Oxford University Press; ISBN 0-19-372117-1


INTERMEDIATE LEVEL:

Music Piece:
W. Walton - M. Aston: Popular Song from Facade (in F Major)
pages 72-79

Book: Piano Duets - 20th Century British Composers; ed. Michael Aston; Oxford University Press; ISBN 0-19-372117-1

SENIOR LEVEL:

Music Piece:
Norman Dello Joio: Stage Parodies #4 The Dancer
pages 14-19

Book: Norman Dello Joio - Stage Parodies - Piano Suite for Young Players - Four Hands; Associated Music Publishers, Inc., HL.50235710