The Competition is divided into two sections as follows:
Section A: compositions for solo piano of between 5 and 10 minutes.
Section B: compositions for solo voice and piano of between 3 and 6 minutes.
For section B, the choice of text is at the discretion of the composer, provided that:
– the text has been published (or translated) in one of the following languages: Italian, French, English, Spanish or German;
– the text is in the public domain, or the composer has requested and obtained the author’s and/or translator’s explicit permission to use the text (or the permission of his/her legal heirs and/or legal representatives, see § 7)
In the 5th edition of the competition, there is a special prize, that will be awarded to composition for solo voice and piano of between 3 and 6 minutes, with a text in the Friulian language. The choice of
text is at the discretion of the composer, provided that the text is in the public domain, or the composer has requested and obtained the author’s explicit permission to use the text (or the permission of his/her legal heirs and/or legal representatives, see § 7).
The Società Filologica Friulana, patronage of the competition, can provide a selection of texts in Friulian language with a possible translation in Italian, German or English, and also audio files with
reading of the texts themselves (contact to email@example.com).
3. The competition is open to participants of every nationality and there are no age restrictions applied. The works presented may have been performed previously but must be unpublished and not have been awarded prizes, awards or special mentions in previous competitions.
4. The Jury Commission (five members) will consist of eminent musicians of international acclaim and a representative of the Casa Musicale Sonzogno of Milan.
5. Competition entries, with all files specified in point 7, must be delivered no later than 31 May 2018, only by electronic means and in PDF format, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
6. No entry fee is required.
7. The title and the name and the surname of the author must be evident on the frontispiece of each composition.
Every e-mail must have in attachments the following documentation in PDF format:
– the particulars and contact details of the composer (including telephone number and e-mail address);
– a ID cart copy;
– a written statement, signed by the composer, affirming that the composition has not been previously published or received prior awards, prizes or special mentions in previous competitions;
– written authorization signed by the author (or his/her legal heirs and/or legal representatives) permitting the use of the literary text selected, where said text is not already in the public domain;
– proof of copyright clearance to publish the work in cases where the composer is contractually bound by an exclusivity agreement to a particular publisher.