The II International J.Pakalnis competition regulations

Muzikos idėjos

II – JUOZAS PAKALNIS INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF WIND AND PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTALISTS
REGULATIONS OF THE COMPETITION

15th – 21th June 2018 – HORN, TROMBONE (TENOR), BASS TROMBONE, PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS

26th-31th October – TRUMPET, CORNET, EUPHONIUM, TUBA

Venue:
Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
Vilnius

The department of wind instruments and percussion of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (hereinafter- LAMT) and the music centre association “Muzikos idejos” organize the international competition of wind and percussion instrumentalists (hereinafter-Competition). The Competition will be held every two years for the different instrument sections. In 2018 the competition will be held for the following divisions: Horn, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Percussion instruments, Trumpet, Cornet, Euphonium, Tuba.

The competition is open for participants not older than 30 at the time of the opening of the Competition.

Specially for this event, a separate competition had been announced for the composers to create a 5-7 minutes length piece for a solo instrument. The winning pieces have been included in a mandatory programme of each instrumental section. All the mandatory pieces will be placed into the internet site by the address www.muzikosidejos.lt on 1th of April for the Horn, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Percussion instruments, and on 30th of July for the Trumpet, Cornet, Euphonium, Tuba.
1. Structure of the Competition

The Competition consists of three rounds. At the third round the performer will play with the orchestra.

Half of participants from each section will be admitted to the second round. No more than 4 (four) competitors will be admitted to the final round of the competition from each section.
The winners will be announced depending on the results achieved.

Administration will provide accompanists for the fee of 50 EUR per one round each, if needed (payment upon arrival).

2. Evaluation

The Jury of the Competition attributes a maximum of 100 points.
3. Awards

The winners of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd places, diploma winners and winners of the special prizes in each instrumental section will be awarded separately.

The prize amount is 40,000 EUR

I place – 2000 EUR
II place – 1200 EUR
III place – 800 EUR

First (1) degree Diploma – 400 EUR

Special prize amount is 4800 EUR
4. Application Requirements

The participant registration fee, which equals to 100 Euros, is non-refundable. Trip and accomodation are non – refundable. Entry fee is to be transferred into the account:
LT 077300010092086880 Muzikų centras „Muzikos idėjos“. Bank Code: 73000; swift Code HABALT22.

All the candidates to the 2st International J. Pakalnis Competition of the Wind and Percussion Instrumentalists are requested to submit the following documents:
1. Duly completed application form;
2. Bank receipt or a copy of transfer of registration fee payment;
3. Copy of the document with the date of birth;
4. Photograph;
5. Short description of the musical achievements in English.
6. All the documents must be filed in by the address juozaspakalniscompetition@gmail.com

The application closing date is 15 March 2018 (for Horn, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Percussion instruments sections).


The application closing date is 15 August 2018 (for Trumpet, Cornet, Euphonium, Tuba sections).


The timetable of the Competition will be announced at the site of LAMT www.lmta.lt/en and at the site of the music centre association “Muzikos Idejos” www.muzikosidejos.lt.

5. Organizers and Partners
1. Association Music Centre “Muzikos Idejos”;
2. Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre;
3. Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society;
4. J. Gruodis Conservatoire of Kaunas;
5. Lithuanian Council for Culture;
6. Lithuanian Composers’ Union.
6. Competition Programme for Instrument Sections

Competition program:

(You can find scores at: http://www.muzikosidejos.lt/en/notes/)

HORN

FIRST ROUND

  1. Bernhard Krol “Laudatio”
  2. L.V.Beethoven Horn Sonata in F major, op.17 first movement

SECOND ROUND

  1. Piece for Horn of a Lithuanian composer at the commission of the competition.
  2. Richard Strauss Concerto No.1 firs movement
  3. One composition of competitor’s choice:
    a) Paul Dukas “Villanelle”
    b)Gilbert Vinter  “Hunter’s Moon”
    c)Franz Strauss “Nocturno” op. 7
    d)Johan Kvandal Introduction & Allegro

THIRD ROUND

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat major, K. 495 (with cadenza)

Coordinator of the horn section:
Egidijus Stanelis, e-mail address: egidijusstanelis@gmail.com 

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Tenor Trombone

FIRST ROUND

  1. F. Hidas „Fantasia“

2. St. Sulek „Sonata“ (Vox Gabrieli)

SECOND ROUND

  1. Piece for tenor trombone of a Lithuanian composer at the commission of the competition.

2. E. Bozza „Ballade“

3. One composition of competitor’s choice:

a) J. Guy Ropartz „Piece en mi bemol mineur“

b) B. Krol „Capriccio da camera“ opus 35

c)  Jos. Jongen „Aria et Polonaise”

THIRD ROUND

1. N. Rota „Concerto“

Coordinator of the tenor trombone section:
Marius Balčytis, e-mail address: marius.balcytis@filharmonija.lt

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Bass Trombone

FIRST ROUND

1. F. Hidas „Meditation“

  1. J. Casterede „Fantaisie Concertante“

SECOND ROUND

  1. Piece for bass trombone of a Lithuanian composer at the commission of the competition.
  2. A. Lebedev „Concerto in one movement“
  3. One composition of competitor’s choice:

a) J. Koetsier „Allegro maestoso“

b) E. Bozza „Prelude et Allegro“

c) E. Bozza „New Orleans“

THIRD ROUND

  1. D. Bourgeois „Concerto“for Bass trombone and Band

    Coordinator of the bass trombone section:
    Marius Balčytis, e-mail address: marius.balcytis@filharmonija.lt

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Percussion instruments

 First round (video recording) send with registration
1. Marimba: play one movement (prelude, fugue, invention, part from suite, etc…) from J.S.Bach on marimba. Max 7 min
2. Snare drum:   Bent Lyllof Arhus etude nr. 9

Second round
1. Marimba solo written by Lithuanian composer (music sheet will be later)
2. Snare drum: choose one from the list
Askel Masson – Kim
Askel Masson – Prim
N.J.Zivkovic – Pezzo da concerto
A.Gerassimez – Asventuras
3. Free piece of own choice for vibraphone. Max 7 min

Third (final) round
I.Xenakis Rebonds A or B for multipercussion set up.
Solo piece(s) of free choice for mallet instrument(s) (can be also with tape) max 20 min.

Coordinator of the percussion instruments section:
Sigitas Gailius, e-mail address: mrsigis@hotmail.com

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Trumpet

First round

  1. O. Ketting- Intrada C. B. trumpet ( Ed. Donemus Amsterdam Holland)
  2. O. Bohme -Concerto in F minor. B trumpet. 1st mvt.( Ed.Marc Reift)

Second round

  1. Piece for trumpet of a Lithuanian composer at the commission of the competition. Pieces of free choice: 1) M. Urbaitis – “Tromba nostalgica“; M. Urbaitis – “Tromba nostalgica” – tromba in Bb or 2) L. Rupšlaukis “The Gambler” In C; L. Rupšlaukis “The Gambler” In Bb; L. Rupšlaukis “The Gambler” – Full Score
  2. G. Enescu –Legende B. C. trumpet (Ed.Enoch)
    3. One composition of competitor’s choice:
    a) M. Bitsch – Quattro Variation Sur und theme de Domenico Scarlatti Cornet, Piano. B trumpet ( Ed. Alphonse Leduc)
    b) E. Bozza- Caprice op. 47 pour Trompette en Ut et Piano ( Ed. Alphonse Leduc)
    c) E. Bozza- Rustiques. B. C. trumpet ( Ed. Alphonse Leduc)
    d) H. Tomasi- Triptyque B. C. trumpet ( Ed. Alphonse Leduc)

Third (final) round

  1. J. Haydn- Trompet concerto in E flat I, II, III mvt. (B trumpet with the tenure in Part I)Coordinator of the trumpet section:
    Adomas Kontautas, e-mail address: adomaskontautas@yahoo.com 

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Cornet

 

First round

  1. T. Charlier- Trente Six Etudes Transcendantes. 2 etude „Du Style“ ( Ed. Alphonse Leduc)
  2. M. Bitsch – Quattro Variation Sur und theme de Domenico Scarlatti Cornet, Piano. ( Ed. Alphonse Leduc)

Second round

  1. Piece for cornet of a Lithuanian composer at the commission of the competition: L. Rupšlaukis “The Gambler” In C; L. Rupšlaukis “The Gambler” In Bb; L. Rupšlaukis “The Gambler” – Full Score
  2. J. Curnow – Concertpiece ( Ed.Curnow Music)
  3. One composition of competitor’s choice:
    Del Staigers – Carnaval of Venice ( Ed. qPress)
    Herman Bellstedt – Napoli. Canzone Napolitana con Variazioni ( Ed. Southern Music)
    Jean-Baptiste Arban – Fantaisie Briliante ( arr. Bertrand Moren, Ed. M. Reift)

Third (final) round

Ph. Sparke – Concero for cornet and brass band ( Publisher Studio Music)

Coordinator of the trumpet section:
Adomas Kontautas, e-mail address: adomaskontautas@gmail.com 


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Euphonium

First round

  1. T. A. Nilsen – 4 lyrics pieces. No 1, 2 and 3. Nordic Sounds.
    2. J. H. Fioccon arr. R. Childs and Ph. Wilby – Arioso and Allegro. Rosehill Music Publishing Company Limited.

Second round

  1. Piece for euphonium of a Lithuanian composer at the commission of the competition: Bružaitė “Danse macabre” – Euphonium in Bb; Z. Bružaitė “Danse macabre” – Full Score
  2. One composition of competitor’s choice:
    – A. Butterworth – Partita. Comus Edition.
    – Ph. Sparke – Pantomime. Studio Music Company, Cadence House, Eaton Green Road, Luton, Beds.
    – D. R. Gillingham – Vintage. T.U.B.A press.
  3. V. Stanford – Caoine. Rosehill Music Publishing Company Limited.

Third (final) round

  1. A. Ponchielli – Concerto per Flicorno Basso. Henry Howey.Coordinator of the euphonium section:
    Laimonas Masevičius, e-mail address: laimonelisjoy@gmail.com

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Tuba

First round

  1. K. Penderecki – Capriccio for tuba solo (B. Schott‘s Sohne, Mainz, 1987)
    2. T. Stevens – Aria con Variationi (Editions Bim)

Second round

  1. Piece for euphonium of a Lithuanian composer at the commission of the competition:  J. Tamulionis “Afrikietiškas peizažas” – Tūba;  J. Tamulionis “Afrikietiškas peizažas” – Piano
  2. One composition of competitor’s choice:
    – T. Madsen – Sonata for tuba and piano (Musikk-Huset A/S. Oslo)
    – A. Plog – Sonata for tuba and piano (Editions Bim)
    – Z. Gardonyi – Sonata for tuba and piano (Edition Walhall, Verlag Franz Biersack, Magdeburg)
  3. Lishcka – Pronto (Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag, Leipzig)

Third (final) round

  1. A. Arutunian – Concerto for tuba and orchestra (Editions Bim)

Coordinator of the euphonium section:
Laimonas Masevičius, e-mail address: laimonelisjoy@gmail.com

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Regulations are elaborated by the Prof. Dr. Robertas Beinaris, the head of the Department of Winds and Percussion of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre