2018 Hong Kong International Harp Competition

Announcement

The 4th Hong Kong International Harp Competition 2018 第四屆香港國際豎琴比賽

4-7 Oct 2018

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The Hong Kong International Harp Competition aims to encourage harp students to strive for a high level of artistic achievement. It provides contestants a platform to develop their performance capabilities and encourage artistic exchange. Contestants will be judged by a highly qualified judging panel, composed of internationally renowned harpists and major harpists from Hong Kong.
香港國際豎琴比賽旨在鼓勵豎琴學生在藝術水平上取得更高的成就,在這個平台上,大家可以提升表演能力和盡情的交流。評審團將由國際知名的豎琴大師和香港主要豎琴家組成。

We also aim to make the Competition accessible to harp community and the general public and encourage more harp learning, playing, performing and appreciation.
我們的目標也希望透過這次比賽推廣豎琴,讓更多的人可以學習、演奏和欣賞豎琴。

 

Divisions and Requirements 分组

A. Children Lever 兒童組

  • ages 6 or below on 31 Aug 2018

 

B. Primary I Lever 初级I

  • ages 9 or below on 31 Aug 2018

 

C. Primary II Lever 初级II组

  • ages 11 or below on 31 Aug 2018

 

D.Primary III Pedal 初级III

  • ages 11 or below on 31 Aug 2018

 

E. Secondary I Pedal 中级I

  • ages 14 or below on 31 Aug 2018

 

F. Secondary II Pedal 中级II

  • ages 19 or below on 31 Aug 2018

 

G. Professional Pedal 專業組

  • ages 30 or below on 31 Aug 2018

 

H. Open Pedal 公開組

  • ages 20 or above on 31 Aug 2018

 

Competition Repertoire 比赛曲目

Contestants must perform all pieces from memory. Free choice selection should be taken from the standard solo classical harp repertoire (i.e., no pop or jazz) and should be of equal or greater difficulty than the stipulated piece(s) for the Division. Free choice selection must be for solo harp, without accompaniment. The total performance length must not exceed the time limit for each division.

參賽者必須背譜演奏。自選曲應選擇經典的豎琴曲(不包括流行音樂或爵士樂),自選曲難度需要等同或大於指定曲目。選曲必須為獨奏曲,不可選擇帶伴奏的曲目,時長不能超過指定的時間限制。
A. Children Lever 兒童組

  1. Hocus Pocus from Songs by Sonja,Book2
  2. One free choice piece, time limit 4 minutes 自選曲一首, 時限4分鐘

B. Primary I Lever 初級I組

  1. Gigue from Grandjany’s Petite Suite
  2. One free choice piece, time limit 5 minutes 自選曲一首, 時限5分鐘

C. Primary II Lever 初級II組

  1. Little Fountain by Sam Pratt
  2. One free choice piece, time limit 6minutes 自選曲一首, 時限6分鐘

D. Primary III Pedal 初级III

  1. Choose one from 選一

i. J.L.Dussek: Six Sonatines No.6, or
ii. Handel: Passacaille

2. One free choice piece, time limit 6 minutes 自選曲一首, 時限6分鐘

E. Secondary I Pedal 中级I

  1. Rosetti/ McDonald: Six Harp Sonatas, No. 4
  2. One free choice piece, time limit 8 minutes 自選曲一首, 時限8分鐘

F. Secondary II Pedal 中级II

  1. Choose one from 選一

i. L.Spohr: Fantasie For Harp In C Minor, Op.35, or
ii. M.Grandjany: Fantaisie sur un thème de J. Haydn, Op. 31, or
iii. P. Young:Suzhou River Fantasie

  1. One free choice piece, time limit 10 minutes 自選曲一首, 時限10分鐘

G. Professional Pedal 專業組

  1. Choose one from 選一

i. G.Tailleferre: Sonata For Harp, or
ii. P.Houdy: Sonata Pour Harpe, or
iii. P.Hindemith: Sonate For Harp

  1. One free choice piece, time limit 12 minutes 自選曲一首, 時限12分鐘

H. Open Pedal 公開組

M. Grandjany: Old Chinese Song

 

 

 

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