Vienna Classic Strings • International Violin, Viola and Cello Competition and Festival

Violin

1st round 15-20 min

a) J.S. Bach - Choose One from the following options: 

  • J.S. Bach Sonata No. 1 - Adagio & Fuga BWV 1001
  • J.S. Bach Sonata No. 2 - Grave & Fuga BWV 1003
  • J.S. Bach Sonata No. 3 - Adagio & Fuga BWV 1004
  • J.S. Bach Partita No. 2 - Chaconne BWV 1004

b) N. Paganini: Choose Two caprices from 24 Caprices for solo violin op. 1

2nd round 40 min

a) Choose One from the following sonatas:

  • L. van Beethoven: Sonata No. 3 / No. 4 / No. 7 / No. 9 / No. 10
  • S. Prokofiev: Sonata No. 1 / No. 2
  • C. Frank: Sonata
  • J. Strauss: Sonata
  • M. Ravel: Sonata
  • F. Schubert: Sonata
  • J. Brahms: Sonata No. 1 / No. 2 / No. 3

b) Choose One from the following works:

  • F. Waxman: Carmen Fantasy
  • C. Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
  • C. Saint-Saëns: Havainese
  • M. Ravel Tzigane
  • C. Saint-Saëns / E. Ysaye Study in Form of Waltz
  • H. Wieniavski: Original Thema With Variations

Final round

a) A. Shor - Flight of a Falcon (download here)

b) Choose One from the following concertos:

  • J. Sibelius
  • L. van Beethoven
  • P.I. Tchaikovsky
  • J. Brahms
  • S. Prokofiev No.1 or No.2
  • D. Shostakovich No.1
  • A. Khachaturian
  • B. Bartok No.1