[ 12. März 2013 ]

CALL – 14th Electroacoustic Composition Competition Música Viva 2013, Lissabon

Von: concurso@misomusic.com
Datum: 12. März 2013 20:53:11 MEZ

14th Electroacoustic Composition Competition Música Viva 2013

In order to encourage the creation and the diffusion of new electroacoustic music, Miso Music Portugal promotes the 14th Electroacoustic Composition Competition Música Viva 2013.


1. The works submitted for the competition shall be electroacoustic pieces, composed and recorded in studio. They are to be projected by loudspeakers in concert, without any intervention of live sound sources. They may include a maximum of eight channels and should have duration between five and fifteen minutes.

The competition is open to composers of any nationality and age, each of whom may submit only one work, which was not commercially published or awarded a prize in any other national or international competition. Any previous Música Viva prize-winning composer will not be allowed to submit a work during the two years following the prize award.

2. All entries should be sent via internet only in 1 single Zip File through UPLOAD on the Miso Music’s FTP at the following address:

The Zip File containing the candidate’s application should contain 3 files inside a single folder:
– 1 Text file (.doc, .txt, .rtf or .pdf) with a short biography, contact information, as well as information about the piece (methods used, concept, etc.)
– proof of nationality and age (a scanned image of passport or other document containing this information)
– 1 Audio file .AIFF or .WAV format 16bit 44,1kHz containing the stereo version of the piece*

* Additionally, in case of works with more than two channels (multichannel pieces) the audio files corresponding to each of the channels in AIFF or WAV format should be recorded on a CD-R or DVD-data and submitted by post to:

14th Electroacoustic Composition Competition Música Viva 2013
Miso Music Portugal
Rua do Douro 92,
Rebelva – 2775-318
Parede – Portugal

(All incomplete applications or those not meeting these requirements will not be taken into consideration)
The name of the Zip File and the folder should be identical to the name of the work submitted (please see diagram bellow).

3. The deadline for submissions sent via internet is 12 P.M. GMT time, 15 of June, 2013. In case of multichannel pieces the CD-R or DVD-data must reach the Miso Music Portugal before the 1st of July (please note that due to bandwidth limitations on the Miso Music server it is possible that around the deadline hours an overload may occur making it impossible to access the FTP. Please if possible upload your application before the deadline. Applications after the deadline time will not be considered valid.)

4. Prize: the jury will award 1 work.

Miso Music Portugal will give the opportunity to the winning composer to present his/her music in concert performed by the Miso Music Loudspeakers Orchestra at the 2014 edition of the Música Viva Festival, having also the possibility to do a lecture/seminar concerning his/her work.

5. The jury may not select any of the submitted works for the competition and the decision shall be final.

6. The jury will announce the results during the Música Viva Festival 2013.

7. Each submission of an application for the competition implies the acceptance of all the rules.

8. Any questions regarding these regulations and their interpretation shall be clarified by the Miso Music Portugal. concurso@misomusic.com

(All applications not meeting these requirements will not be taken into consideration)

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