Call for scores: Karl Marx - Wilde Lieder
DATE LIMITE: 29.06.2018
On the bicentenary of Karl Marx’s birth, the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group invites contributions to commemorate Marx’s legacy through music: choose a quote from Marx’s writings to set to music, capture some essence, reflect on his life and work, their consequences, or their future development.
Prizes will be awarded in three categories:
- Ensemble of up to six instruments (fl, cl/bcl, pi, perc, vl, vcl) with or without soprano or ensemble of up to fourteen instruments (fl, ob, cl/bcl, bsn, hrn, trp, trb, pi, perc, 11111) with or without baritone, maximum duration 12 minutes
- Duo of soprano or baritone and one instrument (fl, cl/bcl, trp, perc, vl, vcl), maximum duration 8 minutes
- Sound art / radiophonic composition: stereophonic, for broadcast on hr2-kultur (Hessischer Rundfunk – Radio Frankfurt, public service radio) and at public performances and installations, maximum duration 10 minutes.
World premieres will be given on 1 and 2 September 2018 in Trier, and UK premieres in Birmingham.
Find all the Details here: http://www.bcmg.org.uk/commissioning/wilde-lieder-marx-music/