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YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION REPERTOIRE

Profile of Participants: 19-30 years of age as of March 11, 2017. 

Register to compete in the competition and submit your pre-screening application by following the link below:

https://app.decisiondesk.com/clients/backunclarinet2017/apply

The deadline to submit pre-screening applications and videos is January 31st, 2017. 

 

PRELIMINARY ROUND: VIDEO RECORDING of TWO WORKS*

*Each work may be recorded separately, but must be submitted unedited.

Choose two (2) of the following works, in their entirety, to submit via video:

Leonard Bernstein, Sonata (1941)

Aaron Copland, Clarinet Sonata (1983) (1943 violin original) 

Joseph Horowitz, Sonatina (1981) 

Robert Muczynski, Time Pieces Op. 43 (1984)

Paul Hindemith, Clarinet Sonata (1939)

Bohuslav Martinů, Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano (1957)

Alban Berg, 4 Stücke, Op. 5 for Clarinet and Piano (1913)

Witold Lutosławski, Dance Preludes for Clarinet and Piano (1954)

Mieczysław Weinberg, Sonata for A Clarinet and Piano (1945)

 

ROUND 2: QUARTERFINALS, LIVE in NASHVILLE, TN, USA

Part 1 – Choose one (1) of the following works to perform:

Leonard Bernstein, Sonata (1941)

Aaron Copland, Clarinet Sonata (1983) (1943 violin original) 

Joseph Horowitz, Sonatina (1981) 

Robert Muczynski, Time Pieces Op. 43 (1984)

Paul Hindemith, Clarinet Sonata (1939)

Bohuslav Martinů, Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano (1957)

Alban Berg, 4 Stücke, Op. 5 for Clarinet and Piano (1913)

Witold Lutosławski, Dance Preludes for Clarinet and Piano (1954)

Mieczysław Weinberg, Sonata for A Clarinet and Piano (1945)

 

Part 2 – Choose one (1) of the following concertos with piano

W. Amadeus Mozart, Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K.622 (1791)

Carl Nielsen, Clarinet Concerto, Op. 57 (1928)

Aaron Copland, Clarinet Concert (1948)

 

ROUND 3: SEMIFINALS, LIVE in NASHVILLE, TN, USA

Part 1 – Works with Piano

Choose one (1) of the following works to perform:

Claude Debussy, Premiere Rhapsodie (1909)

Gioachino Rossini, Introduction Theme and Variations (1819)

Luigi Bassi/Verdi, Rigoletto Fantasia di Concerto for Clarinet and Piano 
Charles-Marie Widor, Introduction et rondo, Op.72 (1898)
Eugene Bozza, Bucolique for Clarinet and Piano (1949)
Jean Françaix, Theme and Variations for A Clarinet and Piano (1974)
Michele Mangani, Sonata for Clarinet (2016)

Part 2 - Unaccompanied Works

Choose one (1) of the following works to perform:

Edison Denisov, Sonata for Solo Clarinet (1972)

Paul Ruders, Tattoo for One for Solo Clarinet (1984)

Augusta Reed Thomas, Diagonals for Solo Clarinet (2005)

Shulamit Ran, For an Actor Monologue for Clarinet in A (1978)

William O. Smith, Five Pieces for Solo Clarinet (1959)

Jörg Widmann, Fantasie for Clarinet Solo (1993)

 

ROUND 4: FINALS in NASHVILLE, TN, USA

Work with piano performed in Preliminary Round or Round 3, Part 1, and:

Unaccompanied work performed in Round 3, Part 2, and:

Brahms Sonata: Choose one (1) of the following works to perform:

Johannes Brahms, Sonata, Op. 120 in F Minor, No.1 (1894)

Johannes Brahms, Sonata, Op. 120 in E-Flat Major, No.2 (1894)

 

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