Repertoire selected by:

Ms. Milena Stanišić (Serbia) and Mr. Alexander Boldachev (Switzerland)

Preselection

Choose one piece from A and one piece from B that you WILL perform also in the I stage of the Competition if selected to participate in the I stage:

A) Select one Impromptu:

Gabriel Fauré: Impromptu Op. 86

Gabriel Pierné: Impromptu-Caprice Op. 9

Jean Cras: Deux Impromptus pour Harpe, Impromptu I

Jean Cras: Deux Impromptus pour Harpe, Impromptu II

Albert Roussel: Impromptu Op. 21

Joaquin Rodrigo: Impromptu para arpa

Reinhold Glière: Impromptu

B) Baroque skills: Composers born in 1685 – Domenico Scarlatti, Johann Sebastian Bach, George Friderich Handel – choose one or several pieces – maximum duration 12 minutes.

GUIDELINES FOR PRESELECTION VIDEO AND APPLICATION

Prva etapa/First stage

Up to 35 minutes – repertoire duritation and breaks included.

A) Select one Impromptu:

Gabriel Fauré: Impromptu Op. 86

Gabriel Pierné: Impromptu-Caprice Op. 9

Jean Cras: Deux Impromptus pour Harpe, Impromptu I

Jean Cras: Deux Impromptus pour Harpe, Impromptu II

Albert Roussel: Impromptu Op. 21

Joaquin Rodrigo: Impromptu para arpa

Reinhold Glière: Impromptu

B) Baroque skills: Composers born in 1685 – Domenico Scarlatti, Johann Sebastian Bach, George Friderich Handel – choose one or several pieces – maximum duration 12 minutes.

C) Select one Virtuoso Composition or Transcription from the following pieces or suggest a piece by your choice which will be approved or declined by the Selectors of the Competition. If declined, you will have to choose one of the following pieces:

Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565

Mikhail Mchedelov: Variations on a Theme of Paganini

Elias Parish-Alvars: La Mandolin for Harp

Wilhelm Posse: Carnaval de Venice

Félix Godefroid: Carnaval de Venice Op. 184

Alexander Alyabyev: Le Rossignol (arr. Franz Liszt)

Mikhail Glinka: The Lark (arr. Mily Balakirev)

Frédéric Chopin: Fantaisie Impromptu Op. 66

Henriette Renié: Pièce Symphonique

Carlos Salzedo: Variations on a Theme in Ancient Style

Marcel Grandjany: Rhapsodie

Druga etapa/Second stage

Up to 45 minutes but not shorter then 40 minutes – repertoire duratation and breaks included.

A) Select one Sonata or Sonatina from the XX century:

Marcel Tournier: Sonatine pour Harpe Op. 30

Luigi Perrachio: Sonata per Arpa

Alberto Ginastera: Sonatina para Arpa

Paul Hindemith: Sonata für Harfe

Constantin Silvestri: Sonata per Arpa

Barbara Giuranna: Sonatina per Arpa

Juan Vicente Lecuna: Sonata para Arpa

Louis Maingueneau: Sonate pour Harpe

Alfredo Casella: Sonata per Arpa Op. 68

Marcel Tournier: Sonatine No. 2 Op. 45

Luis Gianneo: Sonatina para Arpa

Germaine Tailleferre: Sonate pour Harpe

Isidro B. Maiztegui: Sonata para Arpa

Alan Hovhaness: Sonata for Harp Op. 127

Pierick Houdy: Sonate pour Harpe

Ernst Krenek: Sonata for Harp Op. 150

Gustavo Becerra-Schmidt: Sonata para Arpa sola

Nicholas Flagello: Sonata for Harp

Sergiu Natra: Sonatina for Harp

Darius Milhaud: Sonate pour Harpe

Mario Zafred: Sonata per Arpa

Thomas Pitfield: Harp Sonatina

B) “The Harp as an Orchestra” – Select one of the following pieces of the opera, ballet, or orchestra work transcribed for the harp or suggest your own choice which will be approved or declined by the Selectors of the Competition:

Bedřich Smetana, Hanuš Trneček: Fantasia on Themes from the Symphonic Poem ‘The Moldau’

Ekaterina Walter-Kühne: Fantasy on Themes from the Opera ‘Eugene Onegin’ by Tchaikovsky

Albert Zabel: Fantaisie Op. 12 on ‘Faust’ by Charles Gounod

Elias Parish Alvars: Introduction and Variations on Themes from Bellini’s Opera ‘Norma’

Gioachino Rossini: Overture from ‘Guillaume Tell’ (arr. Alexander Boldachev)

Alexander Boldachev: Fantaisie on Themes from ‘Scheherazade’ by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Robert Nicolas, Charles Bochsa: Fantaisie and Variations on the Duet ‘La ci darem la mano’ from Mozart’s ‘Don Giovanni’

Gioachino Rossini, Charles Bochsa: Rondo ‘Zitti zitti’ on the Trio from ‘Il Barbiere di Siviglia’

C) To complete the program, choose one or several compositions for solo harp in any genre, including crossover music and own compositions. A piece of choice must NOT be repeated from previous stage of the Competition.

Finale / Finals

A) Compulsory piece by a domestic Composer:

Dragana Jovanović – Arpa Concerto (3rd and 4th movement) – download link for sheet music will be provided by the Competition.

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Dragana Jovanović – Arpa Concerto (III and IV movement)

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B) Choose one of the following Concertos:

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Concertino for Harp and Chamber Orchestra Op. 93

Germaine Tailleferre: Concertino pour Harpe

Camille Saint-Saëns: Morceau de Concert for Harp and Orchestra, Op. 154

Jean-Michel Damase: Concertino for Harp and Chamber Orchestra

NAPOMENA: Ceo repertoar se izvodi napamet.

NOTEAll repertoire is to be performed by heart.