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Category A – Difficulty level I with compulsory piece

A1 –  Mixed Choirs • A2 – Male Choirs • A3 – Female Choirs

Competition programme

Four pieces have to be performed due to following criteria:

1) Compulsory piece
     • A1: Gianmartino Durighello: Panis Angelicus or Nancy Telfer: De profundis
     • A2: Orlando Dipiazza: Der Soldat or Tamás Pánczél: Psalm 29
     • A3: János Vaida: Gloria orGuido Messore: Exultandi et Laetandi

2) One piece by a composer born between 1809 and 1873

3) One piece by a composer from the home country of the choir
    born after 1873.

4) One piece of the choir’s own choice     (folk‐song arrangements from the choir’s home country are permitted).

Number of singers

unlimited

Singing time

maximum 20 minutes

Accompaniment

not permitted

Category B – Difficulty level II without compulsory piece

B1 –  Mixed Choirs • B2 – Male Choirs • B3 – Female Choirs

Competition programme

Three pieces have to be performed due to following criteria:

1) & 2) Two pieces of choir music from two different epochs.
           They should be different in character.

3) One folksong arrangement from the home country of the choir.

Number of singers

unlimited

Singing time

maximum 15 minutes

Accompaniment

not permitted

 

 

Category G – Children’s and Youth Choirs

G1 – Children’s Choirs up to 16 years old SSAA
G2 – Youth Choirs of equal voices (girls up to 19, boys up to 25 years old)
G3 – Youth Choirs of mixed voices (up to 25 years old)

(Kopie 7)

Competition programme

Four pieces have to be performed due to following criteria:

1) One piece by a composer born before 1809.

2) One piece by a composer born between 1809 and 1873.

3) One piece by a composer from the home country of the choir
    born after 1873.

4) One piece of the choir’s own choice     (folk‐song arrangements from the choir’s home country are permitted).

Number of singers

unlimited

Singing time

maximum 15 minutes

Accompaniment

a maximum of two pieces may be performed with accompaniment

Category S – Sacred Music

S1 – Mixed Choirs • S2 – Male Choirs • S3 – Female Choirs

Competition programme

Four pieces have to be performed due to following criteria:

1) Compulsory piece
     • S1: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: O Rex gloriae
     • S2: Giovanni Croce: Beati eritis
     • S3: Andreas de Silva: O Virgo benedicta

2) One Gregorian work from the Roman Graduale
    or a monodic chant from the national liturgical tradition
    (Singing in native language is allowed).

3) One motet by a composer born between 1653 and 1692 .

4) One motet by a composer who is still alive.

Number of singers

unlimited

Singing time

maximal 20 minutes

Accompaniment

One piece may be performed with organ accompaniment or continuo

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Riva del Garda, IT
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