Call for Scores 2018
Call for Scores 2018
PARTITURE SELEZIONATE / SELECTED SCORES
MotoContrario ha il piacere di comunicare i brani selezionati dalla Call for Scores 2018.
Abbiamo ricevuto in totale oltre 400 brani da più di 40 nazioni diverse: ringraziamo sentitamente tutti i compositori che hanno inviato i propri lavori, di qualità media molto alta e di ampia varietà estetica.
MotoContrario is pleased to announce the selected scores of 2018 Call for Scores.
We received over 400 works from more than 40 different countries: we sincerely thank all the composers who submitted their pieces. We have noticed an average high quality and a wide aesthetic diversity.
Sono stati selezionati i seguenti brani: / We selected the following works:
Maurizio Azzan In limine (vl., vlc., pf.)
Alican Camci valse triste redux (vl., pf.)
Don Freund Rough and Tumble (cl., trp., perc., pf.)
Victor Ibarra Nocturno (cl., vl., vc., pf.)
Alex Jang lake or fog (vl., vlc.)
Joseph Lyszczarz monoliths (trp., vlc., perc., pf.)
Lansing McLoskey blur (cl., sax)
Rouzbeh Rafie WAS ES IST ! (cl., vlc., pf.)
Antonin Servière Le Songe d’Honoria (cl., trp., perc., pf., vl., vla., vlc.)
Alex Burtzos The Revivalist
David Claman Liberties Taken
Alexis Porfiriadis Quatre pour six
Tomasz Skweres Penrose Square
Roger Zare LHC
Le opere vincitrici saranno eseguite all’interno del Festival Contrasti 2018, che si terrà a Trento la prossima primavera, in più concerti ad esse dedicati (i dettagli verrano comunicati in seguito).
Alcune altre partiture sono state scelte per possibili future esecuzioni; i loro autori verranno contattati singolarmente e personalmente nelle prossime settimane.
The winning works will be performed in Trento in the next spring, during Festival Contrasti 2018, in several concerts dedicated to them (details TBA).
Some more scores have been chosen for future possible executions; their authors will be contacted personally and individually in the next weeks.
MotoContrario Ensemble is very excited to announce its fourth call for scores.
For the third edition of the call we received over 200 works from all over the world; eleven pieces for ensemble, sax quartet and solo instrument have been chosen and performed in the winner concert during the last edition of the Festival. Other pieces have been performed in different appointments of the Festival.
For this edition we open the call for two different categories:
cat.A – solo instrument or mixed ensemble (from 2 to 9 instruments, no electronics) – see available instruments below
cat.B – sax quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone)
Instrumentation for cat. A:
- 1 clarinet (single performer, including soprano Bb and A and bass)
- 1 saxophone (single performer, including sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, baritone)
- 1 trumpet (single performer, including flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet, cornet)
- percussion (single performer; available instruments: marimba (4.3 octave), vibraphone, glockenspiel, 2 susp.cymb., 5 temple bl., snare drum, bongos, congas)
- piano type accordeon (single performer)
- 1 piano (one or two performers)
- 1 violin (single performer)
- 1 viola (single performer)
- 1 cello (single performer)
Guidelines for submission:
– Applicants may be of any nationality and age.
– Applicants may submit only one work for each category.
– Submitted works must not exceed 15 minutes of duration.
Deadline: 31th august 2017 (CET 11.59pm)
Fee: No fee
The submitted pieces will be selected by the members of MotoContrario Ensemble.
The selected pieces will be performed in a dedicated concert of the 5th edition of Festival Contrasti, that will have place in the spring of 2018 in Trento, Italy; other pieces will be considered for different occasions.
All submissions should be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading “Contrasti 2018 ‐ Call For Scores ‐ Your Name” and should include a link (Dropbox, Google Drive, WeTransfer, etc) to the following files:
- PDF score;
- MP3 recording (not mandatory – MIDI realizations are acceptable);
- curriculum vitae;
- contact details;
All parts must be sent a week after the selection.
For more information regarding the call for scores, please send an email to: email@example.com