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2018


 

        JUNIOR SECTION
 
        ARTISTIC SECTION
 






* Applicants who do not perform the mandatory pieces will not receive any award.

* Applicants must solely perform the repeats, Da Capo (D. C.) and Coda indicated on the program.


* Applicants registered in several degrees must choose different works for each degree.



 

JUNIOR SECTION

Discipline :  JUNIOR - CLASSIC

If you meet any difficulties in getting the scores,,
please get in touch with the CMF head-office : 33.(0)4.91.54.08.81


 

----- INFANT : Choose one piece ----


- Say, tells… (Dis, Raconte...) by J-M. ALLERME  

 
(Pianotes vol.1, C05507). Ed. Combre distibuted by H. Lemoine

 

- The Cutlets (Les côtelettes) by J. SICHLER   
Da Capo required
(La Cuisine nouvelle, C05059).Ed. Combre distibuted by H. Lemoine.



----- INITIAL : Choose one piece -----

- Minuet Hob. XVI 8 by J. HAYDN   
(De Bach à nos jours Vol.1A, 26126HL). Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.


- Drum and trumpets (Tambour et trompettes) by P. MAURICE  
Only the 1st repeat required
(Les Plaisirs de la musique Vol.1A, 24744HL). Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €

           
          

----- BEGINNER I : Choose one piece -----


- Anuschka by W. REBIKOW  ,
(Pianissimo vol.2, 28787HL). Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €

 

- In the Garden (Au Jardin) by A. TANSMAN  
(Pour les enfants vol.2 DF15813). Editions Eschig by Music shop.



----- BEGINNER II : Choose one piece -----

- The courageous boy (Le garçon courageux) by C. GURLITT  
  (Le piano classique vol. A - P02875).Ed. Combre distibuted by H. Lemoine.
 

- After the ball (Après le bal) by A. GRETCHANINOFF  
(Poco forte, 26118HL). Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.

- Romance by G. NEEFE  
(Les classiques favoris, débutants 25498HL ). Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.



----- PREPARATORY I : Choose one piece -----

- Finale of Sonatina op. 27 by O. BOLCK 
(Florilège du piano classique Vol.1,C05709). Ed. Combre distributed by Lemoine.
 

- When Eponine plays (Quand Eponine joue) by J-M. ALLERME 
Da Capo required
 

(Pianotes Modern Classic Vol.3, C05509). Ed. Combre distibuted by H. Lemoine.

- Walk (Promenade) by J.-F. BASTEAU  
(Moments d’évasion vol.1-R2340M). Ed. Robert Martin

 
 

----- PREPARATORY II : Choose one piece -----

- Memory of Switzerland (Souvenir de Suisse) by J-F. BURGMÜLLER   
Da Capo required
(Le piano classique vol. B-P02874).Ed. Combre distibuted by H. Lemoine.


- Melancholic Waltz (Valse mélancolique) by S. THOMAS  
Da Capo required

Contact the composer who offer 30 €. Tel.33.(0)6.19.72.37.11, e-mail : sylvain.thomas75@laposte.net.


- Game (Jeu) by C-L. CHOW   
(Le piano à travers les siècles vol.1- C06018). Ed. Combre distibuted by H. Lemoine.



----- ELEMENTARY I : Choose one piece -----

- Rondo (Allegretto) of the small pleasant Sonatina nr.2 by T. HASLINGER
 
(Wiener Klassische Sonatinen, vol.2). Ed. Zen-on distributed by A. Leduc.


- Olé ! by G. MEUNIER
(Les voyages d'Alice, 27896HL). Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.



----- ELEMENTARY II : Choose one piece -----

- The little train (Le petit train) by G. MEUNIER
(L’Arbre aux jouets, 25002HL). Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.

 
- Allegro of the Sonatina op.163 nr.1 by K. CZERNY >
(Florilège du piano classique - vol. 1 - C05709). Ed. Combre distibuted by H. Lemoine



----- MEDIUM I : Choose one piece -----

- Sicilian song (Sicilienne) by R. SCHUMANN ,   
Da Capo required

(Album pour la jeunesse op.68, ED 9010). Ed. Schott Music who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.


- Fiesta by W. GILLOCK    
Da Capo required
(Poco forte,26118HL).
Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.


 

----- MEDIUM II : Choose one piece -----

- Waltz by P. TCHAÏKOVSKI  
(Album pour les enfants op.39, P03528).
Ed. Combre distributed by Lemoine.

 

- Rondo (Allegro) of the Sonatina op.168 nr.3 by A. DIABELLI
(Sonatines op.151 et 168 - P994).
Ed. Schott Music who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.

 

----- SUPERIOR I : Choose one piece -----

- Spinning song op.14 nr.4 (Chanson du rouet op.14 n°4) by A. ELLMENREICH
(Mezzo forte vol. 2, 28524HL).Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €..


- Rhapsody by G. COULPIED-SEVESTRE
(Je donne un récital P02360). Ed. Combre distibuted by H. Lemoine



----- SUPERIOR II : Choose one piece -----

- Romantic Waltz (Valse romantique) by J-M. ALLERME   
(Pianotes Modern Classic Vol.4 C05510). Ed. Combre distibuted by H. Lemoine.

 

- The Little Negro (Le petit nègre) by C. DEBUSSY  
(Pièces célèbres pour piano vol.1, ED 9034 ou ED09762). Ed. Schott Music who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.


 

----- VIRTUOSITY I : Choose one piece -----

- Prelude BWV 999 by J.S. BACH  
(Petits préludes, ED 9003). Ed. Schott Music who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.


-
Waltz nr.17 KK IVb nr.11 by F. CHOPIN
Only the 1st Repeat required

(Les Plaisirs de la musique vol.3A - 24856 HL). Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.   



----- VIRTUOSITY II : Choose one piece -----
 
 

- 2 Part invention to be chosen by J. S. BACH      
(Inventions - ED 9002).Ed. Schott Music who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.

- Parade circus by J.-F. BASTEAU    
(Les souvenirs de Cannelle et Patchouli vol.3 - R4861M).
Ed. Robert Martin.


- Andante by J. L. DUSSEK  
(Le Piano Classique vol. G, P02882). Ed. Combre distributed by Lemoine.



----- VIRTUOSITY III : -----

1) Choose one piece :

- Allegro ma non troppo of the Sonata op.49 nr.2 by L. V. BEETHOVEN
(ED0240). Ed. Schott Music who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.         

- Andante or Allegro (Rondo) of the Sonata op.49 nr.1 by L. V. BEETHOVEN       
(ED0239). Ed. Schott Music who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.

- The little white donkey (Le petit âne blanc) by J. IBERT
(Histoires - AL 24873). Editions A. Leduc.  

- One Waltz to be chosen except Waltz nr.17 KK IV b nr.11 by F. CHOPIN

 

2) Choose one piece :

- Frown (Grimace) nr.5 or nr.10 Curtsy-Révérence by B. COL  
(Dix grimaces - DLT2580). Ed. Delatour.

-
One 20th Century piece siècle

Program length : 5 to 7 min
If necessary, one composition of the candidate’s own choice may be added to adhere to the time limit

 


----- EXCELLENCE :----- 
 

1) Choose one piece :


- Impromptu op.90 nr.2 by F. SCHUBERT
(ED0 687). Ed. Schott Music who offer a gift voucher of 30 €  

- Allegro assai e lusingando of the Sonatina op.13 nr.1 by D. KABALEVSKI
(Réf.AJ43).Ed. Le Chant du Monde          

- Nocturne op.55 nr.1 by F. CHOPIN

- Allegro of the Sonata op.2 nr.1 by L. V. BEETHOVEN
(ED0206). Ed. Schott Music who offer a gift voucher of 30 €  .



2) One work chosen among the French Composers  


    3) Choose one piece :

- Mazurka by J.-F. BASTEAU  
(R.5056M). Editions Robert Martin.

-
One 20th Century piece


Program length : 10 to 12 min
If necessary, one composition of the candidate’s own choice may be added to adhere to the time limit


 

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Discipline: JUNIORS - PIANO RYTHM'S

PLEASE RESPECT THE REQUIRED RHYTHM - PLAY TERNARY ONLY WHEN INDICATED ON THE SCORE

 

  • INFANT : Choose one piece

- Flying Pteranodon by H-G. HEUMANN
(Boogie & Blues Dinos, ED 8227). Ed. Schott Music who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.                


- The Entertainer by S. JOPLIN
(Children's Pop piano vol.1-25341HL).

Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.

               

  • INITIAL : Choose one piece

- Coconut Rag by C. NORTON
(The Microjazz Collection Vol.2). Ed. Boosey & Hawkes.             

-
The boogie of circus ring (Le boogie de la piste aux étoiles) by CH. MULLER and J-C. SOLDANO
 Repeat required.
(Le piano fait son cirque - ES501, Coll. solo). Ed. Soldano who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.


  •  BEGINNER : Choose one piece

- Let us dance the ragtime by M. ALAIN
(Garden Party, SF 9301). Ed. Schott Frères
             


-
Dixie Stomp by M. ALAIN
(Cocktail Party SF 9105). Ed. Schott Frères
               

 

  •  PREPARATORY : Choose one piece

- It's getting late by J-M. ALLERME
(Pianotes Jazz book 2 C05513).
Ed. Combre distibuted by H. Lemoine
                  .


-
Brasilia by R. PHILLIPS
(Voyages DPV-BRP004). Editions de Plein Vent Music

 

  •  ELEMENTARY : Choose one piece

- Feline Boogie by M. CORNICK  
(Easy jazzy piano 2 - UE 16590). Universal Edition.



-
Tango Charlie by M. LE COZ
 
Da capo required.(Mezzo forte Vol.2, 28524 HL).
Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €

 

  •  MEDIUM : Total 2 pieces

1) Choose one piece :

-
Born with the Blues by S. THOMAS
Da Capo required. Contact the composer who offer 40 €.
Tel.33.(0)6.19.72.37.11, e-mail : sylvain.thomas75@laposte.net.
                      

-
Barcarolle slow by CHARLES-HENRY
(Ciné-Jazz, 24405HL). Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.      
 

2) Choose one piece :

-
Rapid’ Rag by M. LE COZ .
(Original Piano Jazz - 26915 HL). Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €


-
Le scat by S. THOMAS
Contact the composer who offer 40 €. Tel.33.(0)6.19.72.37.11, e-mail : sylvain.thomas75@laposte.net   
 

  • SUPERIOR : Total 3 pieces 

1) Choose one piece :

-
Take five by P. DESMOND
(Dave Brubeck songbook, SD 3199). Ed. ID Music.   


-
3/4 6/8 Boogie by C. BOLLING
(Original Boogie Woogie MF 551 ). Ed. Carish by Music Sales Group               

  - The Entertainer by S. JOPLIN                
Da Capo required (The Joy of Ragtime,EMF100155).Ed. EMI Music France

 

2) Choose one piece :

 

- Cérébral Blues by CHARLES-HENRY
(En forme de rêve, 24559HL).Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.

 

- Blue Waltz by D. AGAY
 Repeat required
(The Joy of Boogie and Blues vol.1 EMF100199). Ed EMI Music.


3) One (rhythmical) piece chosen by the candidates (length : 4 to 5 min)

 


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Discipline: JUNIORS PIANO 4 HANDS
Performance with score is allowed

  •  INFANT : Choose one piece

- Waltz of "La Belle au bois dormant" by P. TCHAÏKOVSKI  
(Les Plaisirs du piano à 4 mains vol.1-27109HL).
Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.

 

- The Kangaroo (Le Kangourou) by T. MASSON  
(Mes premiers pas - Piano à quatre mains Vol.1-26223HL).
Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €

  •  INITIAL : Choose one piece

- The "Thousand and One Nights” (Les milles et une nuit) by S. THOMAS  
Da capo required.
Contact the composer who offer 50 €.
Tel.33.(0)6.19.72.37.11, e-mail : sylvain.thomas75@laposte.net


-
Bird catcher, (L’oiseleur - extract from ‘La Flûte enchantée’) by W. A. MOZART  
(L’Opéra au piano vol. A - C06178).
Ed. Combre distibuted by H. Lemoine.

 

  • BEGINNER : Choose one piece

- Papageno and its small bells, (Papageno et ses clochettes - extract from ‘La Flûte enchantée’) by W. A. MOZART
(L’Opéra au piano vol. A - C06178). Ed. Combre distibuted by H. Lemoine.



-
Valsette by E. PÜTZ
(3 Jazz-Waltzes, 4 mains, ED 8543).
Ed. Schott Music who offer a gift voucher of 60 €.              

 

  • PREPARATORY : Choose one piece

- The Clown by E. POLDINI
repeat and Da Capo required
(Les Plaisirs de la musique Vol.4A - 24964). Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.


- Walk in Paris (Promenade à Paris) by G. MEUNIER  
(Promenades à 4 mains, 26149HL). Ed H. Lemoine who offer a gift voucher of 30 €.


 

  •  ELEMENTARY : Choose one piece

-Allegro of the viennese Sonatina nr.1 in C major by W. A. MOZART
only the 1st repeat required. (Sonatines viennoises, piano 4 mains EP7017).
Ed Peters.

-
Sabre Dance by A. KHACHATURIAN
repeats required
(20th Century Classics vol.2).Ed. Boosey and Hawkes publications
  

 

  •  MEDIUM : Choose one piece


- Prelude nr.1 BY G. GERSHWIN   
(Préludes, transcribed for 4 hands by G. Stone). Editions WB Music Corp.


-
Waltz (from Masquerade) by A. KHACHATURIAN
repeats and Da Capo required.
(20th Century Classics vol.1).Ed. Boosey and Hawkes publications


 

  • SUPERIOR :

- A programme lasting 10 minutes chosen by the candidates 

 


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Discipline:   ARTISTIC - CLASSIC
 



 



-- ARTISTIC SUPERIOR :  
 

1) Choose one piece :

  • Impromptu op.90 nr.4 by F. SCHUBERT
  •   
  • Prestissimo of the Sonata op.2 nr.1 by L. V. BEETHOVEN

  • Allegro of the Sonata KV 283 nr.5 by W. A. MOZART

  • Allegro maestoso or Presto of the Sonata KV 310 nr.8 by W. A. MOZART

  • 2) One work by J.S. BACH or D. SCARLATTI or P. A. SOLER


    3) One work in the French music repertoire


    4) A piece composed in or after 1940

    Program length : 20 to 25 min
    If necessary, one composition of the candidate’s own choice may be added to adhere to the time limit




    -- ARTISTIC VIRTUOSITY :  
     

    1) Choose one piece :

    • Andante and scherzo of the Sonata op.14 nr.2 by L. V. BEETHOVEN
    •   
    • Impromptu op.36 nr.2 in F sharp minor by F. CHOPIN

    • Allegro mosso of the Sonatina by A. KHACHATURIAN

    • 2) One work by J.S. BACH or D. SCARLATTI


      3) One work in the French music repertoire or in the Russian music repertoire


      4) A piece composed in or after 1940

      Program length : approximatively 35 min
      If necessary, one composition of the candidate’s own choice may be added to adhere to the time limit




      -- ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE :  
       

      1) Choose one piece :

      • Grave and allegro di molto e con brio of the Sonata op.13 nr.8 "Pathétique" by L. V. BEETHOVEN
      •   
      • Allegro con brio of the Sonata op.53 nr.21 "Waldstein" by L. V. BEETHOVEN

      • Allegro of the Sonata nr.17 in D minor, "La Tempête", op.31 nr.2 by L. V. BEETHOVEN

      • 2) One work in the French music repertoire


        3) One work chosen among the Russian Composers


        4) One Romantic work by F. CHOPIN or F. LISZT or R. SCHUMANN or J. BRAHMS


        5) A piece composed in or after 1940

        Program length : approximatively 45 min
        If necessary, one composition of the candidate’s own choice may be added to adhere to the time limit




        -- ARTISTIC CONCERT DIPLOMA  :  
         

        1) Choose one piece :

        • The Absence (Andante espressivo) and the Return (Vivacissimamente) of the Sonata op.81A n°26 by L. V. BEETHOVEN
        •   

        • Allegro assai of the Sonata op. 57 nr.23 "appassionata" by L. V. BEETHOVEN

        • Andante con moto and allegro ma non troppo de la Sonate op. 57 nr.23 "appassionata" by L. V. BEETHOVEN

        • 2) One substantial work by F. CHOPIN or F. LISZT or J. BRAHMS or R. SCHUMANN


          3) One work chosen among the Russian Composers


          4) One work chosen among the French Composers


          5) Choose one piece :   
        • Elegy to the memory of Khachaturian by A. BABADJANIAN.
          (Ask for the score the CMF) Ginette Gaubert Prize

        • A piece composed in or after 1940

        • Program length : approximatively 60 min
          If necessary, one composition of the candidate’s own choice may be added to adhere to the time limit







          Discipline :  ARTISTIC - PIANO RYTHM'S



          • ARTISTIC VIRTUOSITY

          - A free IMPROVISATION for piano solo (length : 8 to 10 min) to be chosen among the following standards : I got rythm, Misty, Caravan, Summertime .

           

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          Discipline :  ARTISTIC - PIANO 4 HANDS



          • ARTISTIC VIRTUOSITY

          - A programme lasting 20 minutes chosen by the candidates.


          • ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE

          - A programme lasting 30 minutes chosen by the candidates.




          * Applicants who do not perform the mandatory pieces will not receive any award.

          * Applicants must solely perform the repeats, Da Capo (D. C.) and Coda indicated on the program.


          * Applicants registered in several degrees must choose different works for each degree.



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