1st WPM - International Marimba Competition

May 27-29, 2019

The lists of the following works serve as an example and as a level indication. If a piece of equal importance, present in yours repertoire, should not be listed in the previous lists, insert it in the application form in the Program section. The examining committee will evaluate the pieces you have proposed.

 

QUALIFICATION

 

Johann Sebastian BACH

(*) Two moviments (lento and fast) movement/“Danza” or two pieces chosen by the candidate from the following list:

  • Six Suites for Cello solo – Sei Suite per Violoncello solo 


  • Six Sonatas and Partitas for solo Violin - Sei Sonate e Partite per violino solo 


  • Two-Part Inventions – Invenzioni a due voci 


  • Prelude and Fugue from “The Well Tempered Clavier” (Book 1 and 2) 


  • Goldberg Variations

  • Four Part Chorale

  • (*) Your choice not listed previously.

 

 

1st ROUND - Japanese Music

A piece chosen by the candidate from the following list: 


  • Time for Marimba by Minoru Miki 


  • Torse III by Akira Miyoshi 


  • Two Moviments for Marimba by Toshimitsu Tanaka 


  • Mirage pour Marimba by Yasuo Sueioshi 


  • Reminiscence by Toshio Hosokawa 


  • Convergence I by Yoshiisa Taira 


  • A work by Keiko Abe - Una composizione di Keiko Abe

  • (*) Your choice not listed previously.

 

2nd Round - Global Music

 

(*) A solo piece chosen by the candidate from the following list: 


  • Afetr Syrinx II by Richard Rodney Bennett

  • Toccata by Anna Ignatowicz 


  • Five Scenes from the Snow Countries by Hans Werner Henze 


  • Tiento by Jesus Torres 


  • De Profundis by Sofia Gubaidulina 


  • 10 pezzi brevi per Marimba by Alessandro Solbiati 


  • Mari by Franco Donatoni 


  • Reflections on the Nature of Water by Jacob Druckman 


  • Inyanga by Peter Klatzow 


  • Dance of the Earth and Fire by Peter Klatzow 


  • 3 Preludes (three of the twelve, from 1 to 12) by Raymond Helble 


  • Merlin by Andrew Thomas 


  • Velocities by Joseph Schwantner 


  • Night Rhapsody by John Serry 


  • Khan Variations by Alejandro Viñao

  • Fields by Evan Hause

  • (*) Your choice not listed previously.

 

 

3rd Round - FINAL (Libero/Free choice)

 

Works for solo marimba chosen by the candidate of a maximum duration of 20 minutes.

 

N.B. - Important Notes:

The list of the pieces to be performed must be sent no later than May 15th.

(*) It will not be possible to repeat / execute the same piece more than once.

 

The lists of the previous works serve as an example and as a level indication. If a piece of equal importance, present in yours repertoire, should not be listed in the previous lists, insert it in the application form in the Program section. The examining committee will evaluate the pieces you have proposed.

We do not accept the "piano reductions" of the marimba concertos with orchestra performed with the piano.

REPERTOIRE LIST