CALL FOR COMPOSITIONS – INTERNATIONAL NEW MUSIC COMPOSITION COMPETITION “GINO CONTILLI” 2020

This notice invites music composers to approach, rediscover and commemorate the figure, the sensitiveness and the musical activity of Maestro GINO CONTILLI (Rome 1907, Genoa 1978), contributing in this way also to a spontaneous and vital reconsideration of his work of composer. The promoters of this competition intend to share with all the musicians (not only the Italian ones) this reconsideration, improving it with their own com-mitment, study and genuine devotion.
The artistic salon Les salonnieres in Genoa, Via dei Giustiniani 24 int. 2B, and the musical research website SuonoSonda [www.suonosonda.it] hold this call concerning female voice and piano pieces. A building site is specifically dedicated to the personality and the work of Maestro GINO CONTILLI by SuonoSonda.
Deadline: 15 September 2020.

ART. 1
This call is addressed to compositions for female voice and piano. The invitation is extended to Italian and foreign musicians, no age limits. It is preferable to put in music poems of poets chosen by Maestro Gino Contilli: Buonarroti, Calogero, Quiney, Verlaine, Leopardi, Quasimodo.
ART. 2
The selected compositionswill be interpreted and recorded. Afterwards they will be supportedwith different ways of public listening (on Youtube,Vimeo etc.) and other possible initiatives will be notified to the autors. SuonoSonda will interview autors and performers of the selected pieces and these interviews will go on national and international radio, sound Archives and Libraries. The selected compositions will be performed on November 15th 2020 at 6 pm at Les Salonnieres.
ART. 3
Only original compositions, never performed in public, will be allowed.
ART. 4
It is possible to partecipate with more compositions; the duration must not overcome 7 minutes.
ART. 5
Deadline for submitting entries: 15 September 2020.
Annuncement of the winners: 15 October.
The compositions must be send to info@suonosonda.it.
ART. 6
Participation is free.
ART. 7
The following documentation is required:
- 1.) first name and surname, address, telephone number, e-mail address (if there is), place and date of birth, citizenship.
- 2.) artistic curriculum and studies.
- 3.) a recent photograph of the composer in digital format.
- 4.) a photocopy of an identity document of the composer.
- 5.) Author’s declaration certifying that the composition is unpublished, has never been performed in public, has never been awarded in other competitions or reviews and cannot be sent to other competitions until the complete accompishmentof this one.
- 6.) Declaration of consent and gratuity to the eventual audio and video recording of the show, to the archiving of the material and any other modality that the review intends to express.
- 7.) Declaration of consent to the processing of the participant’s personal data in competition.
- 8.) The registration form for the requests listed above is attached below.
ART. 8
Choices of the Jury are unappealable.
ART. 9
The application form and the presentation of works involve that the autors must accept the rules given here.
ART. 10
You can find more information in the websitewww.suonosonda.it. For contacts send an email
to info@suonosonda.it
ART. 11
The reference text for any questions is the one in Italian language.

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