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Category 12: Open Duet Contemporary - 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 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 .
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.


ELEMENTARY LEVEL:

Music Piece:
Lajos Papp: Polish Folk Dance
page 12-13, follow D.C. al Fine; 32 bars total

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

JUNIOR LEVEL:

Music Piece:
Gyorgy Ligeti: Csango Forgos
page 16-17. At the end of bar 28, return to bars 6 - 20. Skip bars 21-28; Play bars 29 through 34; 49 bars total

Book: Gyorgy Ligeti, Five Pieces for Piano Four Hands, Schott ED 7955, ISMN 979-0-001-08228-0


INTERMEDIATE LEVEL:

Music Piece:
Glenda Austin: Valse Elegante

Book: Glenda Austin - Valse Elegante, Piano Duet, The Willis Music Company, Hal Leonard 11502


SENIOR LEVEL:

Music Piece:
A. Benjamin - J. Trimble: Jamaican Rumba

Book: Jamaican Rumba - Piano, One Piano, Four Hands - arranged by Trimble, Boosey & Hawkes, BH 483671628S