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 Repertoire 11th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition

International Selection Rounds:
• The duration of the programme may not exceed 30 minutes (including intervals).
• Free choice of Liszt’s works (original compositions, transcriptions, fantasies and/or paraphrases), but including at least ONE piece (or groups of pieces) from EACH OF THE TWO set lists.

I: One of the following pieces (or groups of pieces):
Trois Caprices-Valses, No. 1 Valse de bravoure, S214/1
Pastorale – Schnitterchor , S508
Faribolo pastour, S236/1
La romanesca, S252a/ii
Bach/Liszt - ‘Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen’ Praeludium, S179
Vexilla Regis prodeunt, S185
Mephisto-Waltz No. 3, S216
Trauervorspiel und Trauermarsch, S206
Schlaflos! Frage und Antwort, S203
AND En rêve - Nocturne, S207
AND Bagatelle sans tonalité, S216a

II: One of the following pieces (or groups of pieces):
Douze Grandes Etudes, No. 8 in C minor, S137/8
[NB NOT the Douze Etudes d’exécution transcendente, S139]
Douze Grandes Etudes, No. 2 in A minor, S137/2
AND No. 6 in G minor, S137/6
[NB NOT the Douze Etudes d’exécution transcendente, S 139]
Etudes d’exécution transcendante d’après Paganini, No. 3 in A flat minor, S140/3
[NB NOT the Grande Etudes de Paganini, S141]
Magyar Dalok & Magyar Rápszódiak, No. 13 Rákóczi-Marsch, S242/13
[NB NOT the Rapsodie Hongroise No. 15, S244/15]
Trois Caprices-Valses, No. 3 Valse de concert sur deux motifs de Lucia et Parisina, S214/3
Bellini/Liszt - Introduction et Polonaise de le Opéra I puritani, S391
Donizetti/Liszt - Marche funèbre et Cavatine de la Lucia di Lammermoor, S398
Beethoven/ Liszt - Adelaïde, S466iii [final version]
Berlioz/Liszt - Episode de la vie d’un artiste – Grande Symphonique Fantastique, II Un bal, S470/2
Berlioz/Liszt - Episode de la vie d’un artiste – Grande Symphonique Fantastique, IV Marche au supplice, S470/4
Händel/Liszt - Sarabande und Chaconne über Themen aus dem Singspiel Almira, S181

Semi-Final Round 1
• The duration of the programme may not exceed 35 minutes (including intervals);
• Free choice of Liszt’s works, but including ONE of the following pieces (or group of pieces):
Bellini/Liszt - Réminiscences des Puritains, S390
Bellini/Liszt - Sonnambula – Große Konzert-Fantasie, S393iii [final version]
Mozart/Liszt - Fantasie über Themen aus der Oper Le Nozze di Figaro and Don Giovanni, S697
[NB: NOT the Figaro Fantasy as arranged by Busoni]
Gounod/Liszt - Les adieux Rêverie sur un motif de l’opéra Roméo et Juliette, S409
AND Gounod/Liszt - Valse de l’opéra Faust, S407
Berlioz/Liszt - Ouverture des Francs-Juges, S471
AND Halévy/Liszt - Réminiscences de La juive, S409a
Grandes Etudes de Paganini, S141/1-6
Verdi/Liszt - Ernani – Paraphrase de concert, S432
AND Verdi/Liszt - Don Carlos – Coro di Festa e Marcia funebre, S435
Auber/Liszt - Tarantella di bravura d’après la Tarantelle de la Muette de Portici, S386
AND Donizetti/Liszt - Spirto gentil aus der Oper La favorite, S400a
Wagner/Liszt - Aus Lohengrin, S446/1-3
Chopin/Liszt - Six chants polonais, S480
AND Glinka/Liszt - Tscherkessenmarsch aus der Oper Rußlan und Ludmilla, S406ii
Beethoven/Liszt - Symphony No. 1 in C major, S464/1
Beethoven/Liszt - Symphony No. 8 in F major, S464/8
Meyerbeer/Liszt - Réminiscences des Huguenots, S412ii [second version]
Rubinstein/Liszt - Zwei Lieder, S554
AND Tchaikovsky/Liszt - Polonaise aus der Oper Jewgeny Onegin, S429
Große Konzertfantasie über spanische Weisen, S253

Semi-Final Round 2
• Chamber music performance with violinist;
• ONE of the following pieces (or groups of pieces):
Duo ‘sur des thèmes polonais’, S127
La notte, S377a
AND Rapsodie hongroise XII, S379a
Epithalam zu Eduard Reményis Vermählungsfeier, S129
AND Grand Duo concertant sur la Romance de M. Lafont ‘Le départ du jeune marin’, S128
Die drei Zigeuner, S383
AND Die Zelle in Nonnenwerth, S382bis
AND La lugubre gondola, S134bis

Semi-Final Round 3
• The duration of the programme may not exceed 45 minutes (including intervals);
• Free choice of Liszt’s works, but including ONE of the following pieces (or group of pieces):
Apparitions, S155/1-3
AND Ballade No. 1, S170
AND Ballade No. 2, S171
Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude, S173/3
AND Zweiter Mephisto-Walzer, S515
AND Csárdás, S225/1
AND Csárdás obstinée, S225/2
Csárdás macabre, S224
AND Trois Odes funèbres: Les morts, S516;
AND La notte, S516a;
AND Le triomphe funèbre du Tasse, S517
Années de pèlerinage I, S160
(a selection of one’s own choice at least consisting Nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 AND 9)
Années de pèlerinage II, S161
(a selection of one’s own choice at least consisting Nos. 1, 4, 5, 6 AND 7)
Années de pèlerinage III, S163 (complete)
Zwei Episoden aus Lenaus Faust: No. 1: Der nächtliche Zug, S513a
AND Die heiligen drei Könige (aus Christus), S498b/2
AND Quatre Valses oubliées, S215
Sonate in h-moll, S178
AND Rondeau fantastique sur un thème espagnol – El contrabandista, S252
Variationen über das Motif von J.S. Bach: ‘Weinen, Klagen’, S180
AND Großes Konzertsolo, S176
Deux Légendes, No.1 St. François d'Assise. La prédication aux oiseaux, S175/1
AND Deux Légendes, No.2 St. François de Paule marchant sur les flots, S175/2
AND Fantasie und Fuge über das Motiv B-A-C-H, S529ii
AND Scherzo und Marsch, S177
AND Pensée des morts, S173/4
Rapsodies Hongroises, S244: Nos. 1, 16, 17, 18 AND 19
[NB 19 without the ad libitum repeated section (bars 286-399)]

Finals Solo
A signature recital of up to 25 minutes, with completely free choice of Liszt’s works (original compositions, transcriptions, fantasies and/or paraphrases). Pieces performed in earlier rounds may be included.

Finals with Orchestra
One of the following works:
Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S124
Concerto No. 2 in A major, S125
Totentanz – Paraphrase über “Dies irae,” S126ii
Hexaméron – Morceau de concert – Grandes Variations de bravoure sur la marche des Puritains de Bellini par MM Liszt, Thalberg, Pixis, Henri Herz, Czerny et Chopin [Liszt’s version for piano and orchestra], S365b
Schubert/Liszt - Grosse Fantasie ‘Wanderer’ [Liszt’s arrangement for piano and orchestra], S366

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