The Association ITACA and the city administration of Fossacesia in collaboration with Ensemble Commedia Nova and the publisher Edizioni Sconfinarte are pleased to announce the
Second International Competition for Musical Composition “marenostrum” Città di Fossacesia.
The competition is devoted to a subject which connects the 4th international Festival dell’Armonia “marenostrum” for early music and theatre (28-30 September 2012 in the Abbazia di S. Giovanni in Venere di Fossacesia) with the forthcoming canonization of Hildegard von Bingen.
The prescribed task is to compose a work based on, or applying in some way, a fragment or a part of a melody by Hildegard von Bingen for recorder solo presenting it in the light of contemporary composition. The melody can be freely chosen and it’s title should be indicated. The original manuscript of her songs can be found in the internet under http://imslp.org/wiki/Category:Hildegard.
Deadline (postmarked): 20th July 2012.
Full details: Competition Announcement.