2005 Winner: Rade MIJATOVIC, Serbia and Montenegro

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General Eligibility - Coupe Mondiale, 2006
  • There is no limit of numbers of candidates from each country.
  • Candidates up to 32 years of age are allowed to enter the competition - year of birth, born 1974 or later. All entrants are required to provide proof of age and nationality (Passport) when they register at the Coupe Mondiale.
  • For full eligibility, please see General Information and Conditions
  • For your convenience all entries will be processed on-line. Please click on the appropriate link at the bottom of the page.
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Candidates Program - Coupe Mondiale, 2006
  • INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR ACCORDION SOLOISTS (COUPE MONDIALE) 2006. There will be three (3) rounds.
Round I - Test Piece Section

The candidate must perform the 2006 Test Piece and Own Choice Program:

  • "FRACTALS" Op. 142 by Wolfgang Plagge. The Test Piece is available online, free of charge.
    Please click here to download your copy
  • 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**.
     * Examples of the slower, lyrical style: Kalina Krasnaia by Semionov, Romance by Angelis, Vocalise by Rachmaninov, Aria by Bach etc...
    ** Examples of the technical virtuosic style: Caprice by Paganini, a fast Sonata by Scarlatti, Finale of 1st Sonata by Kusjakov etc...
  • Originals and transcriptions may be used. Individual movements from cyclic works are acceptable. Playing time for Own Choice Program of Round I: maximum 12 minutes. Failure to observe maximum playing time will result in a mark penalty.

Round I music must be played in one sitting and may be played in any order. Candidates will be judged equally on each of the three parts of Round I.
 

Round II - Complete Original Work
  • One complete original work for the accordion.
Round III - Choice Program
  • Own-choice program consisting of three (3) or more pieces of different styles and characters.
  • Playing time: minimum 20 minutes to maximum 30 minutes. Failure to observe minimum or maximum playing time will result in a mark penalty.
Prizes and Awards - Coupe Mondiale, 2006
  • All candidates shall receive a Diploma of participation
  • 1st: € 800.00, 2nd: € 600.00, 3rd: € 400.00
  • National member associations are requested to offer concerts or a tour for the 1st Prize Winners.
  • All winners must be present in person at the awards ceremony in appropriate attire. In case of absence, the prize may be accepted by a delegate of their country. Diplomas will be mailed by the Secretariat.

 
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