International composition competition Città di Udine - 2018

Twelfth edition

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RULES AND CONDITIONS
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Art. 1 TEM - Taukay Edizioni Musicali and Delta Produzioni Associazione Culturale, with the awards of Senato della Repubblica Italiana, of ERT – Ente Regionale Teatrale del Friuli Venezia Giulia and Fidapa, the patronage of the Rappresentanza Italiana della Commissione Europea, the Italian National UNESCO Commission, the Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo, the Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale and the Università degli Studi di Udine, with Rai Radio3 as media partner and with the support of the Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia, the Comune di Udine and the Fondazione Friuli, hereby open the Twelfth International Composition Competition “Città di Udine”.

 

Art. 2 The competition is divided in two sections:

- compositions for chamber instrumental group or solo instrument.

- electroacoustic music.

 

Art. 3 The competition will accept compositions by musicians of any nationality and of any age. Previously performed compositions will be accepted. Compositions must be sent anonymously as explained below.

 

Art. 4 “Compositions for chamber instrumental group or solo instrument” section.

Pieces should not exceed eight minutes in length, however consideration will be given to compositions which exceed this length if, in the opinion of the Jury, they are of particular artistic merit. The Jury’s decision on this matter is final.

 

The chamber instrumental group is made up of:

- a string quartet (two violins, viola and cello)

- piano / one performer

- flute (piccolo, alto flute, and bass flute) / one performer

- clarinet (clarinet in E flat, clarinet in B flat, clarinet in A and bass clarinet) / one performer

- percussion instruments from the following list: vibraphone, glockenspiel, tom toms (max 5 pieces), suspended cymbals, tam tam, templeblocks, small percussion instruments such as triangle, wood blocks, maracas ecc… / one performer

 

- instruments listed above may be used in any combination

- if desired, just one instrument may be used

- it is possible to use a stereo audio track on CD or digital file of similar quality (or better), to accompany the performance of the chamber instrumental group or solo instrument.

 

The scores of the compositions for chamber instrumental group or solo instrument can be sent using two different methods:

1 copy in PDF digital format to send by internet using the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If the file size to send is more than 4 MegaByte, we suggest to use a file hosting system or Dropbox, Google drive ecc. (more info on http://www.taukay.it/pdf/2017_2018_info_eng.pdf).

The permanent link from which it is possible download the materials must be sent by email to the email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

It should be specified in the subject / body of the message the section to which you wish to apply (Compositions for chamber instrumental group or solo instrument), your last name and the song title.

The compressed file in .ZIP format, including all materials must indicate your last name and the title of the composition.

 

or

 

1 copy in paper format to send by regular mail to the address listed below

TEM – Taukay Edizioni Musicali

Via del Torre 57/5

33047 Remanzacco – Udine ITALIA

 

Scores will not be returned and will be stored as documentation in TEM – Taukay Edizioni Musicali archive.

 

The competition coordination prefers the score delivery in digital format by internet.

The score in paper format or the corresponding PDF file must contain the title of the composition, but must not contain the name of the composer. Any documents or short presentation about the composition must also contain the title of the composition, but must not contain the name of the composer.

- should works contain unknown symbols or marks, the composer must provide explanatory notes in order that the work can be understood correctly.

- should the score be selected for performance, the composer must supply separate parts for individual instruments.

 

Art. 5 “Electroacoustic music” section.

 

Electroacoustic musical compositions must have a duration of less than ten minutes and must be presented with CD digital file quality (or better).

 

Recording formats:

Stereo format

Quadraphonic format

5+1 format

Esaphonic format

Octophonic format

 

Any multi-channel versions of the composition must be sent along with the stereo version with CD digital file quality (or better).

 

The electroacoustic music section compositions can be sent using two different methods:

 

1 copy in audio digital format to send by internet using a file hosting system or Dropbox, Google drive ecc. (more info on http://www.taukay.it/pdf/2017_2018_info_eng.pdf).

The permanent link from which it is possible download the materials must be sent by email to the email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

It should be specified in the subject / body of the message the call for works to which you wish to apply (Electroacoustic music), your last name and the title of the composition.

The compressed file in .ZIP format, including all materials must indicate your last name and the title of the composition.

 

         or

 

1 copy on CD audio or CD ROM to be sent by regular mail to the address listed below

 

TEM – Taukay Edizioni Musicali

Via del Torre 57/5

33047 Remanzacco – Udine ITALIA

 

CDs/DVDs will not be returned and will be stored as documentation in TEM – Taukay Edizioni Musicali archive.

 

The competition coordination prefers the audio file delivery in digital format by internet.

 

The audio work sent on CD/DVD format or the corresponding audio file sent by internet must contain the title of the composition, but must not contain the name of the composer. Any document or short presentation about the composition must also contain the title of the composition, but must not contain the name of the composer.

 

Art. 6 For both the sections, in addition to the participant work (and regardless of the delivery methods), the composer must enclose the signed entry form (http://www.taukay.it/pdf/2017_2018_form.pdf) and other info about the composer listed below:

- name, surname, date and place of birth, sex, nationality, address, e-mail address, telephone number, section being entered, title, length of composition, year of composition, date and place of the first public presentation, if any.

- a statement agreeing the rules and conditions of the twelfth international composition competition “Città di Udine”.

- a statement agreeing to permit the performance of the composition to be recorded, broadcast or telecast, archived and used for CD production without compensation.

- a statement agreeing to the treatment of personal information in accordance with Italian privacy laws. (D. Lgs. 196/03 - Codice in materia di Privacy).

(For all the statements and info it is possible to fill the entry form with all the requested data. To download the entry form use the following link: http://www.taukay.it/pdf/2017_2018_form.pdf)

 

The following material must also be included:

- composer biography.

- recent photograph of the composer.

- photocopy of identification document of the composer.

- receipt for the entry fee of 35 Euros

 

All the info can be sent in digital format by internet to the email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., including the scanning of the signed entry form.

Alternatively it is possible to send the documents listed above also on paper by regular mail to the address listed below:

TEM – Taukay Edizioni Musicali

Via del Torre 57/5

33047 Remanzacco – Udine

ITALY

 

Art. 7 More than one composition may be submitted.

 

Art. 8 The Jury will select the winners from a shortlist of finalists and will award the following prizes:

- Best composition in the section “compositions for chamber instrumental group or solo instrument”: one thousand Euros (1000 Euros).

- Best composition in the section “electroacoustic music”: one thousand Euros (1000 Euros).

- Special prize “Piero Pezzè” (founded by his heirs in memory of the Friulano composer who passed away in 1980): five hundred Euros (500 Euros).

- Special prize of FIDAPA for a female composer: two hundred Euros (200 Euros) and Plaque

- Special mention with the awarding of the Medal offered by the Senato della Repubblica Italiana for this edition of the event.

- Special mention with the awarding of the Plaque offered by the ERT – Ente Regionale Teatrale del Friuli Venezia Giulia for this edition of the event.

- Special mention for the best multi-channel electroacoustic composition in collaboration with the Conservatorio di Musica di Venezia “Benedetto Marcello”. The selected composition will be performed also in Venice in 2019.

- Public performance of  6-8 of the best compositions entered (Udine, October 2018).

- Production of a CD of the concert in October and inclusion of this in the TEM - Taukay Edizioni Musicali CD catalogue.

In certain circumstances, it is possible that an extra CD containing other finalists works will be printed, as it happened in the 2009/2010 and 2013/2014 competition editions.

TEM - Taukay Edizioni Musicali, following the indications of the Jury and in agreement with the composer, offers to include and make available the most interesting compositions as part of their electronic catalogue of New Music.

 

The results of the selection will be published on the website www.taukay.it and personally communicated to the winning composers by e-mail.

 

Art. 9 Works should be posted to the competition secretary at:

TEM - Taukay Edizioni Musicali - via del Torre 57/5  -  33047 Remanzacco (UD) - ITALY

The closing date is 31st March 2018.

Any composition sent by regular mail will only be considered if they arrive before the closing date. We recommend you post projects in good time to ensure you are able to participate in the competition.

In case of delivery by internet, the shipping e-mail will be deemed to be the date of submission.

 

Should delivery using ordinary mail from abroad, please specify that the package contents has no commercial value to avoid added custom charges.

(Example to write on the envelope: “Descrizione del contenuto: documenti e CD per audizione privi di valore commerciale/documents and non-commercial audition-CD”).

The final decision of the Jury will be made public by 31st July 2018.

 

Art. 10 The Jury reserves the right to refuse any entry which does not fulfil the indicated requirements.

 

Art. 11 Each individual composition in each section must be sent together with the receipt for the payment of the entry fee of thirty-five Euros (€ 35). If multiple compositions are sent, a single payment may be made for the total of the combined entry fees. The fee should be paid in the following ways:

 

From Italy:

- vaglia postale paid to: Taukay Edizioni Musicali – via del Torre 57/5 – 33047 Remanzacco (UD) – ITALIA

- by credit card using Paypal system and the following e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(more info on http://www.taukay.it/pdf/2017_2018_payment_eng.pdf)

- by bank transfer using the following banking coordinates:

                  Account name: Taukay Edizioni Musicali

                  IBAN: IT06D0634012302100000004027  

                  Bank name: CARIFVG – Filiale di Udine via Volturno

                  Bank charges must be borne by payer.

 

From outside Italy:

- by credit card using Paypal system and the following e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(more info on http://www.taukay.it/pdf/2017_2018_payment_eng.pdf).

- by bank transfer using the following international banking coordinates:

                  Account name: Taukay Edizioni Musicali

                  BIC SWIFT code: IBSPIT2UXXX

                  IBAN International bank account: IT06D0634012302100000004027

                  Bank name: CARIFVG – Filiale di Udine via Volturno

                  Bank charges must be borne by payer.

 

It is not possible to pay the entry fee with bank cheque.

For information about other payment methods please e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Where possible, the “reason for payment” should indicate: Twelfth Città di Udine competition.

 

Art. 12 The Jury’s decision is final.

 

Art. 13 By entering the competition and submitting the composition, the composer accepts all the above terms and conditions.

Failing to follow the above terms and conditions will result in the forfeiting of any rights deriving from participation in the competition.

 

Art. 14 The competent court for any dispute is the Court of Udine.

 

For further information, please visit the TEM - Taukay Edizioni Musicali website at: www.taukay.it

Or email us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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