WINNERS – SELECTED COMPOSERS


(by title, in alphabetical order)

Aquarelle for flute and violin by John Gourlay
Color Shift 1 for viola and cello by Matt Magerkurth
Duet for viola and cello by Timothy Tate
Miniature N. 5 for violin and cello by Kieran Reed
Music for Toys & Dreams for flute, viola & cello by Greg Bartholomew
Trio I for flute, violin & cello by Paolo Geminiani
Yearning for violin and cello by Petar Jovanov

The Jury Committee Members:

Carmine Marcello Rizzi: Violin
Pietro Doronzo: Flute
Dive Wang: Cello
Nicola Monopoli: Composer, Sound Engineer
Riccardo Romano: Composer, Music Executive, Label Director



After the success of our first Call for Scores – Solo Instruments, we are very glad to announce the official launch of our new
Call for Scores for Duos and Trios



WHAT’S THE REASON OF THIS CALL?


The final goal is to create a bridge between the wide audience and the 21st century Composers and Performers. This way more and more people can discover and enjoy the fearless and charming contemporary modern repertoire.


HOW?


We want to discover new Contemporary Composers and help the more established one. We look for 21st century music innovators and visionaries. We aim to find the names who will be in the music history of tomorrow students.


ABOUT THE PROJECT

We want to promote a selection of composers with the release of a new album professionally recorded, designed and produced.

The selected works will be performed, recorded and an elegant studio album produced and designed by RMN Classical. The release will be distributed worldwide in a high-quality edition by RMN Music on all our digital partners: iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play Music, Amazon Music, Spotify and on many other digital stores. Moreover, we are setting up a physical distribution for all of our releases and we’re glad to add this services to the prize.


TAKE A MOMENT TO LISTEN TO In Limine, Contemporary Collection Vol.1 performed by Carmine Marcello Rizzi

Top-Level Performance

Every selected composition will be performed by top-level musicians.

Hi-Quality Recording

The selected works will be recorded in our professional studio partner in Italy.

Commercially Published

The final album will be published by RMN Classical and distributed via RMN Music.

ABOUT THE PRIZE


Every selected composition will be
performed by top-level musicians,
recorded in our professional studio partner in Italy
the final cd will be commercially published by RMN Classical
and distributed worldwide via Rmn Music.

ABOUT THE CD

The cd will be professionally designed in every part, from the cover artwork to the booklet, completed with liner notes and texts for the booklet and the release.

Each winner will get 4 copies of the CD (shipping costs included).
The winners will keep the copyright of the work.
Every winner will get a share of the sales of the album.

All of the following will also be part of the prize:

Licensing and Copyright clearance.
Full contracts and agreements with the winning composers and artists.
Manufacturing of the Cd.
Barcodes and ISRC codes.
Chart registration (USA, UK e Canada only).
Promotion and Press release coverage.

Please note To ensure the highest quality services possible, the production expenses will be partially covered by RMN Music and the remaining part will be extended to the selected composers who will be asked to pay a flat fee. At this point in time, we are unable to cover the entire costs.
Anyway, we strongly believe this is an invaluable opportunity for the professional and for the young composer too, to get access to a professional recording and commercial release of their work at a fraction of the usual cost. Please consider to contact us if you’d like to know more about it. Terms and Conditions apply. Contact us if you’d like to know more.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

WORKS FOR DUOS AND TRIOS ONLY

Please submit a PDF version of your composition

ANY COMBINATION OF THE FOLLOWING INSTRUMENTS IS ACCEPTED:
Violin/Viola (1 performer), Flute, Cello

NOTE: Combinations for duos/trios where two violins/violas, two flutes or two cellos are required are not permitted.

Maximum duration:
6 minutes.

Deadline:
October 31, 2016

Submission fee:
£8.00 (Eight British Pound) per work submitted
Maximum 4 works per composer.

Include notes about the work and notes about the composer


This is a Call for Score, PLEASE DON’T send us master recordings, we need only the music score.

The composer must be able to license the work for the release. If the submitted work has been previously released or published please check with your publisher, label or manager if you can enter into this Call for Scores. We will reserve the right to withdraw your participation and fee would not be refunded if there is any irregularity.

SUBMISSIONS FOR THIS CALL ARE NOW CLOSED

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Any Composer of any age and nationality can submit his or her original work.
Yes, any participant can submit more than one composition with a maximum of 4 works per composer. If selected, only one composition per composer will be included in the new album release. Please note that the submission fee is per work. So, for example, if you submit two compositions, you should pay £16 (£8 per work submitted).
The jury will be made up by distinguished musicians and figures of ample musical trajectory like conservatory professors, professional performers and composers; plus the album recording-sound engineer, and RMN Music Executive and Creative Director.
Please consider submit your work by 11:59pm (London time), October 31, 2016.
We will start to notify winners from second half of November 2016 on.
The proposed date for releasing the album will be notified later. We expect to release the album Spring/Summer 2017.