is no limit of numbers of candidates from each country.
up to 32 years of age are allowed to enter the competition - year
of birth, born 1985 or later.
entrants are required to provide proof of age and nationality (Passport)
when they register at the Coupe Mondiale.
- This category
is for ONE (1) performer only.
full eligibility, please see General
Information and Conditions.
- All programs are subject
to approval by the CIA Music Committee.
- INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
FOR ACCORDION SOLOISTS (COUPE MONDIALE) 2016. There will be three
(3) rounds. Each candidate must include a polyphonic (contrapuntal) work in Round III of their program. The candidate may select in
Round I "Any type of Baroque work".
I - Test Round Section
The candidate must perform the 2016 Test
Round consisting of the following three (3) pieces:
- Any Baroque work.
- Own Choice Program: The candidate must
select a program consisting of two (2) pieces, one piece to be of
a slower, lyrical style and the other piece to be of a technical
virtuosic style. At least one (1) of these Own Choice
pieces must be an original work for accordion.
Single movement from a cyclic works is acceptable, however a maximum
of only one movement from any cyclic work will be accepted. Playing time for Round I: maximum 20
Round I music must be played in one sitting
and may be played in any order.
II - Complete Original Work
- One complete original work for the accordion.
III - Own Choice Program
- Own Choice program consisting of three (3) or more pieces of different
style and character.
minimum of two (2) different composers
- A Polyphonic (contrapuntal) work must be included in this round.
time: a suggested minimum 20 minutes to maximum 30 minutes.
- Cash Prizes to be announced.
candidates will receive a Diploma of Participation.
member associations are requested to offer concerts or a tour for
the 1st Prize Winners.
winners must be present in person at the Awards Ceremony in appropriate
attire suitable for press coverage and publicity appearances. In case
of absence, the prize may be accepted by a delegate of their country
or the Diplomas will be mailed by the Secretariat.