USAIHC Announces Repertoire for 2016


The USA International Harp Competition has announced repertoire for its next competition, which will take place in summer, 2016, in Bloomington, Ind. The competition includes four stages, and all works must be performed by memory, with the exception of the 2015 Composition Contest winning work performed in Stage 3. The competition is open to harpists between the ages of 16 and 32 on July 1, 2016. For complete details visit

The USAIHC 2016 required repertoire includes the following:

Stage 1
Dussek, J.L.: Sonata in F Allegro • Allegretto (The Lass of Richmond Hill)

Choose One:
Debussy, C.: Deux Arabesques (No. 1 and 2) (Any Edition)
Cras, J.: Deux Impromptus (Editione Salabert)

Choose One:
Renié , H.: Légende
Salzedo, C.: Scintillation

Stage 2
Renié, H.: Contemplation

Choose One:
Paradisi, D.: Toccata in A Major
Loeillet, J.B.: Toccata in F Major

Choose One:
Orrego-Salas, J.: Variations on a Chant
Patterson, P.: Spiders
Krenek, E.: Sonata for Harp op. 150
Hindemith, P.: Sonata for Harp

Choose One:
Posse, W.: Carnival of Venice
Godefroid, F.: Carnival of Venice

Stage 3
A free choice program of 40 minutes to include the following:

New Composition (TBA)

Choose One:
Damase, J.M.: Sicilienne Variée
Marescotti, A.F.: Mouvement

Stage 4
Ginastera, A.: Harp Concerto Op. 25


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