Subject: CALL – Musica nova competition, October 31st
Von: Dohnalová Lenka
Datum: 17. August 2015 15:40:03 MESZ
Propositions for MUSICA NOVA 2015
The competition MUSICA NOVA was for the first time realized in 1969.
Composers, irregardless of their age and nationality are invited to
submit their works of electro-acoustic music created after 1st January 2012.
Category A is open to compositions of autonomous art electro-acoustic
music (tape music), or only one independent movement.
Category B is open to compositions of autonomous art electro-acoustic
music, or only one independent movement, for acoustic
instrument/voice/ensemble plus electronic media. Send one of realized
complete version of the composition, sent only electro-acoustic without
the instrumental or voice part will be excluded.
Each composer may submit only one entry to each category in duration of
no longer than 20 minutes, and the work may not have been awarded a
prize in another competition, nor been submitted to previous MUSICA NOVA
Competition entries in both categories must be submitted with the name
of the composer specified.
Members of the jury cannot take part in the competition.
The jury of the competition shall be appointed by the leadership of the
Society for Electro-acoustic Music and composed of leading composers of
electro-acoustic compositions, musicologists, critics, and recording
engineers specializing in the electro-acoustic music field.
CD must be sent to the following address postmarked:
Lenka Dohnalová – Arts and Theatre Institute, Celetná 17, 110 00 PRAHA
1, Czech Republic no later than 31st October 2015.
Entries into category A and B, recorded on a sophisticated technical
level and in stereo /or format 5.1/ must be submitted in the medium of
CD or DVD, and indexed by absolute time
Entries into categories A and B shall be accompanied by a score (if
necessary), technical and artistic description, name of studio where
work was produced, their durata, graphs, etc., to be judged by the jury
Entries into categories A and B shall be accompanied by a brief artist
statement, short biography, nationality, address, telephone number, fax,
and e-mail (attached form), see attached form
N.B: You can register electronically on musicanova.seah.cz and upload
your composition (in MP3 format) on the FTP server for better
preparation working of jury. Your composition will be accessible only
for you and jury.
The entry fee for each composition is 25 € (or equivalent). If you
register electronically, you can pay on-line via paypal (firstname.lastname@example.org) or
Way of payment: IBAN: CZ48 0800 0000 0000 1404 5349, BIC: GIBACZPX,
address of the bank: Ceska sporitelna, a.s., Konevova 4, 130 00 Praha 3,
Please, hold the distinction of address postal for sending CD (Lenka
Dohnalová – Arts and Theatre Institute, Celetná 17, 110 00 Prague 1,
Czech Republic) and address official that could be write on the bank
order or checks /SEAH, Jeronýmova 7, 130 00 Prague 3/. If your transfer
charges would be to expensive, write to: email@example.com, please.
The audio recordings entered in the competition shall not be returned to
the composers and shall remain in the Society for Electro-acoustic Music
By entering his/her work in the competition, the composer consents to
public performances free of charge of his/her work in concerts and/or
radio broadcasting. The composer retains the copyright.
Prizes shall be awarded for the winning entries after the jury has
announced its verdict, which cannot be appealed. The jury can decide to
either combine, divide or not award some of the prizes.
Prizes in Categories A and B include: First Prizes (equivalent of 15 000
Kč), Honorable Mentions and Special Prizes for Czech composer.
All entrants shall be notified of the verdict by the jury on the
awarding of prizes and honorable mentions by 15 November 2015.
Awarded compositions will be presented during the award concert in
December 2015 in Prague.
The awarded compositions will be performed in concerts organized by the
Society for Electro-acoustic Music and broadcast by radio, also sent to
EBU. The outcome of the competition will be published in the network of
International Music Council too.
Official address of the organiser:
Society for Electroacoustic Music,
Jeronýmova 7, 130 00 PRAGUE 3,
Director of the competition:
Lenka Dohnalová, Ph.D.