Program

Category I – under 12

Preliminatory tour : Program max 10 min : recording on YouTube
It is compulsory to record the following pieces :

Moszkowski Etude in G major op. 91 nr 7 or  in C major nr 14

John Field : Nocturne no 5 in B flat major

 It is compulsory to perform one work from each group:

  1. F. Chopin  – Polonaises written in Chopin’s youth:

Polonaise in G minor, or
Polonaise in B flat major, or
Polonaise in A flat major.

Or:

Michał Kleofas Ogiński – Polonaises:

Polonaise in F major – Tempo di polacca
Polonaise in C flat minor – Andante sostenuto
Polonaise in F flat minor – Lentamente
Polonaise in B flat major – Andante
Two Polonises in B flat major – Moderato
Two Polonaises in F major – Moderato
Polonaise in D flat minor – Patetico
Polonaise in F flat minor – Andante molto
Polonaise in G major – Andante
Polonaise in A minor – Moderato tristamente
Polonaise in E flat major – Moderato
Polonaise in E flat major – Polonaise serieuse

  1. F. Chopin – The Waltzes:

Waltz in E major opus posthumous
Waltz in E minor opus posthumous , or
Waltz in A flat major opus posthumous , or
Waltz in E flat major opus posthumous .

  1. Prelude E minor op. No 28, Prelude H minor op. No 28 or
    Nocturne in C minor oeuvre posthume, or Nocturne in C sharp minor opus posthumous, or any of Field’s Nocturnes
  1. Any composition by Frederic Chopin except the ones mentioned above.

Category II – under 15


Preliminatory Tour : Program max 10 min : recording on YouTube
It is compulsory to record the following pieces :
Etude and Nocturne of the program below.

It is compulsory to perform one work from each group:

  1. One Chopin’s Etude op. 10 nr 5, 7, 9, 12 or op. 25 nr 1, 2 ,3
    Or
    One Liszt Etude op.1
    Or
    One Moszkowski’s Etude op 72 nr 1, 2, 6
    Or
    One Mendellshon’s Etude op. 104B
  1. One Impromptu or of the following:
    Polonaise in C sharp minor op 26 No 1
    Polonaise in C minor op. 40 No 2
    Polonaise in D minor op. 71 No 1
    Polonaise in B flat major op. 71 No 2
    Polonaise in G sharp minor oeuvre posthume
    Polonaise in B flat minor oeuvre posthume
  1. One of the following Chopin’s Nocturnes:
    Nocturne in B flat minor op. 9 No 1
    Nocturne in E flat major op. 9 No 2
    Nocturne in F major op. 15 No 1
    Nocturne in F sharp major op. 15 No 2
    Nocturne in G minor op. 15 No 3
    Nocturne in B major op. 32 No 1
    Nocturne in A flat major op. 32 No 2
    Nocturne in G minor op. 37 No 1
    Nocturne in F minor op 55 No 1
    Nocturne in E minor op. 72 No 1
  1. One of the following John Field’s Nocturnes:
    Nocturne No. 1 in E-flat Major, H 24
    Nocturne No. 2 in C minor, H 25
    Nocturne No. 3 in A-flat Major, H 26
    Nocturne No. 4 in A Major, H 36
    Nocturne No. 5 in B-flat Major, H 37
    Nocturne No. 6 „Cradle Song” in F Major, H 40
    Nocturne No. 7 in C Major, H 45
    Nocturne No. 8 in A Major, H 14
    Nocturne No. 9 „Romance” in E-flat Major, H 30
    Nocturne No. 10 in E minor, H 46
    Nocturne No. 11 in E-flat Major, H 56
    Nocturne No. 12 in G Major, H 58
    Nocturne No. 13 „Dernière Pensée” in D minor , H 59
    Nocturne No. 14 in C Major, H 60
    Nocturne No. 15 in C Major, H 61
    Nocturne No. 16 in F Major, H 62
    Nocturne No. 17 in E Major, H 13
    Nocturne No. 18 „Midi” in E Major , H 54

Category III – under 18

Preliminatory Tour : Program max 15 min : recording on YouTube

It is compulsory to record the following pieces :
One Etude, Nocturne and any of following pieces mentioned in the program of the competition

STAGE 1

It is compulsory to perform two etudes-one from each group, one the compositions mentioned in Item 2.

  1. Etudes in:

a)

C major op. 10 No 1
C sharp minor op. 10 No 4
G flat major op. 10 No 5
F major op. 10 No 8
C minor op. 10 No 12
A minor op. 25 No 11
C minor op. 25 No 12

b)

A minor op. 10 No 2
C major op. 10 No 7
A flat major op. 10 No 10
F major op. 25 No 3
A minor op. 25 No 4
E minor op. 25 No 5
G sharp minor op. 25 No 6
D flat major op. 25 No 8
B minor op. 25 No 10

NOTE: THE ETUDES SHOULD BE PERFORMED IN A SEQUENCE

Lullaby in D major op. 57, or one of the following:
Nocturne in B major op. 9 No 3
Nocturne in C sharp minor op. 27 No 1
Nocturne in D flat major op. 27 No 2
Nocturne in G major op. 37 No 2
Nocturne in C minor op. 48 No 1
Nocturne in F sharp minor op. 48 No 2
Nocturne in E flat major op. 55 No 2
Nocturne in B major op. 62 No 1
Nocturne in E major op. 62 No 2

STAGE 2

​It is compulsory to perform one compositions from each group:

  1. One Ballad, or Scherzo, or Barcarole in F sharp major op. 60, or
    Fantasy in F minor op. 49, or Polonaise – Fantasia in A flat major op. 61.
  2. A series Mazurkas of the following opuses:
    6, 7, 17, 24, 30, 33, 41, 50, 56, 59, 63.