November 30 - December 4  2016

4th International Harp Competition

in Szeged, Hungary

Category U14 (14 and younger), for harpists born on or after 5 December 2001

Free choice, balanced program of minimum 2 pieces of different character. 

Total duration of performance, including breaks between pieces: 8-11 minutes. The repertoire should be played from memory.

Category U19 (19 and younger), for harpists born on or after 5 December 1996

1st stage


Free choice, balanced programme of minimum 2 pieces of different character.
Total duration of performance, including breaks between pieces: 10 minutes. The repertoire should be played from memory.
2nd stage

1. Choose one:

- Zoltán Kodály: Intermezzo (from Háry János), arranged for harp by Aristid Von Würtzler, Published by Salvi Publications.

(you can buy music score at www.harp.com  https://www.harp.com/info/products/pact_show/id_19395614/ )

- Zoltán Kodály: Székler Folk Song, arranged for harp by Aristid Von Würtzler, Published by Salvi Publications.

(you can buy music score at www.harp.com https://www.harp.com/info/products/pact_show/id_19397123/ )


2. Free choice, balanced programme of 1-2 pieces of different character.
Total duration of performance, including set piece and breaks between pieces: 12 minutes. The repertoire should be played from memory.
Category U25 (25 and younger) for harpists born on or after 5 December 1990

1st stage


1. Ferenc Farkas: Danses Hongroises du 17ème siècle (choose any 3 movements). Published by EDITIO MUSICA BUDAPEST.
(you can buy the music score at www.kotta.info/en http://www.kotta.info/en/product/8627/FARKAS-FERENC-Early-Hungarian-Dances-from-the-17th-Century )


2. Free choice, balanced program of minimum 2 pieces of different character.

Total duration of performance, including set piece and breaks between pieces: 15-20 minutes. The repertoire should be played from memory.

2nd stage


1. Maurice Ravel: "Introduction and Allegro" for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet


2. Free choice, balanced program of minimum 2 pieces from different musical periods

Total duration of performance including set piece and breaks between pieces: 25-30 minutes. It is not allowed to play for the second stage any piece from the first stage. The repertoire should be played from memory