THE MINIMAL PIANO SERIES vol. I COMPOSITION CONTEST FOR THE RELEASE OF A RECORD PRODUCTION

The BLUE SPIRAL RECORDS record label launches the first International Composition Contest, which aims to release The Minimal Piano Series Vol. I CD.

The contest will be open to composers (M/F) of any nationality without age limits.

The contest is reserved to original and unreleased compositions for piano solo, piano and electronics, piano and string or any other combination that includes the piano as the main instrument of the song. The nature of the compositions must be inspired by the minimal genre.

The CD will be released under the title of The Minimal Piano Series vol.1. A number of 8 to 12 compositions will be chosen for the compilation.

The disc will be physically made (graphics, color cd printing, color 2-color digipack, 12-page booklet, polished glossy, cellophane) will be available for sale at www.bluespiralrecords.com and distributed digitally on all audio platforms (iTunes, Spotify, Deezer, Amazon etc. ). Blue Spiral Records also reserves the right to distribute the CD in major disc stores.
Blue Spiral Records will also take care of the album launch, even through online channels and magazines, and will broadcast the tracks through its official YouTube channel.

The work and documentation must be received by and no later than September, 30th 2017.
The decisions of the Jury will be announced by October, 30th 2017.

For more information, visit http://bluespiralrecords.webs.com/contest-the-minimal-series or write to bluespiralrecords@gmail.com.

COMPETITION ANNOUNCEMENT AND GUIDELINES

ARTICLE 1

The BLUE SPIRAL RECORDS record label launches the first International

Composition Contest, which aims to release the Minimal Piano Series Vol. I CD.

ARTICLE 2

The contest will be open to composers (M/F) of any nationality without age limits.

ARTICLE 3

The contest is reserved to original and unreleased compositions for piano solo, piano

and electronics, piano and string or any other combination that includes the piano as

the main instrument of the song. The nature of the compositions must be

inspired by the minimal genre.

ARTICLE 4

The music material must be sent in the following format together with the registration

documents:

- a digital PDF copy of the sheet music;

- audio files in MP3 format;

- curriculum vitae;

- short description of the submitted work;

- a completed and signed registration form;

- completed and signed release (included at the end of these guidelines);

- copy of an identity document;

- receipt of the registration fee.

All files must be sent as attachments to the following address:

bluespiralrecords@gmail.com

The quality of the audio file will be an important evaluation parameter for the final

choice of the winning compositions.

If the files should be large please use wetransfer.com as a sending system.

Unselected files for CD production will not be used and will remain in the archives of

Blue Spiral Records for documentary purposes.

ARTICLE 5

The entry fee of € 10.00 (ten) is not refundable, must be paid for each sent

composition by PayPal to the bluespiralrecords@gmail.com email or by bank

transfer on the c / c headed to:

BLUE SPIRAL RECORDS SRLS

IBAN IT93E0200803459000104399498

BIC UNCRITM1F34

ARTICLE 6

The CD will be released under the title of The Minimal Piano Series vol.1. A

number of 8 to 12 compositions will be chosen for the compilation.

The disc will be physically made (graphics, color cd printing, color 2-color digipack,

12-page booklet, polished glossy, cellophane) will be available for sale at

www.bluespiralrecords.com and distributed digitally on all audio platforms (iTunes,

Spotify, Deezer, Amazon etc. ). Blue Spiral Records also reserves the right to distribute

the CD in major disc stores.

Each selected artist will have to provide the Blue Spiral Records with a high quality

audio composition of the selected composition,; the record company will take care of

the cd master and post-production.

Blue Spiral Records will also take care of the album launch, even through online

channels and magazines, and will broadcast the tracks through its official YouTube

channel.

Each selected artist will receive 8 copies of the Cd for free, any other copy will be

available at a favorable price.

The sheet music of the selected composition will also be edited by Blue Spiral

Records and available for purchase on the website.

The selected author will disclose to Blue Spiral Records 50% of the rights on the

release of the composition.

ARTICLE 7

The work and documentation must be received by and no later than September,

30th 2017.

The decisions of the Jury will be announced by October, 30th 2017.

ARTICLE 8

The decisions of the Jury, whose authority is recognized by the candidates for the very

fact of competing, are unappeallable.

ARTICLE 9

The application for taking part to the competition and the submission of the works to

the competition involves the author accepting the above-mentioned rules.

Failure to comply with the rules as referred to, shall entail the termination of any

right arising out of the participation in the competition.

ARTICLE 10

The court of Napoli (Italy) shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes related

to the terms and conditions mentioned above.

For more information, visit www.bluespiralrecords.com or write to

bluespiralrecords@gmail.com

30 Sep 2017
10.00
Euro (EUR)