CARITAS INTERNATIONAL YOUNG COMPOSER COMPETITION 2017
|CARITAS INTERNATIONAL YOUNG COMPOSER COMPETITION 2017|
|Deadline:||01 April 2017|
|Date Posted:||08 March 2017|
You are invited to write an original composition,|
taking as your subject either one of the vibrant
characters or tales brought to life in the Canterbury
Tales or The Prologue. You may use any publically
available abridged text. A sample of the texts can
be found here:
http://www.hudsoncress.net/hudsoncress.org/ html/library/literature/ e%20Canterbury%20Tales.pdf
You may use the text as published or you may render it in your own prose. However, your chosen character or tale must be easily recognizable in your composition.
1 The competition is open to composers of any nationality born between 1987 and 1999.
2 The work should be scored for a minimum of four parts (SATB), and a maximum of eight parts (SSAATTBB), with or without piano.
3 It is the responsibility of the composer to ensure that the written text is out of copyright.
4 The work will have elements of melody, harmony and rhythm to respect the characteristics of the subject of your chosen Canterbury Tale.
5 The work should ideally last between four and six minutes.