[ 25. August 2015 ]

CALL – Musica nova competition, October 31st

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 (paypal@seah.cz) 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,

Czech Republic

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: lenka.dohnalova@divadlo.cz, 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,

Czech Republic

Director of the competition:

Lenka Dohnalová, Ph.D.