第5回TIPCについて

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4 Initial Selection

4-1 How to select:

The Initial Selection will be conducted on the basis of the documents submitted by the applicants and a video data/a DVD recording (in DVD-video format) of the applicants performing the set pieces. The results will be determined by the Chairperson of Jury based on the evaluation by Jury for the Initial Selection. 

Jury for the Initial Selection

Chairperson of Jury Shuku IWASAKI (Pianist, Japan)
Vice Chairperson of Jury Susumu AOYAGI (Pianist, Japan)
Jury Pascal DEVOYON (Pianist, France)
  Kazumasa MATSUMOTO (Pianist, Japan)

*The names of the Jury are listed in alphabetical order without their titles.

4-2 Repertoire for the Initial Selection

Applicants should select three pieces, one each from group (A), (B) and (C) listed below and record them onto a DVD.

(A) The first movement of Beethoven's sonata selected from the repertoire for Round 3.
* The first and second movements for Op. 101.
Please note that the same piece played for the Initial Selection may be played for Round 3.

(B) Chopin: one piece from either Etude Op. 10 or Op. 25

(C) Liszt, Scriabin, Rachmaninov, Debussy, Stravinsky or Prokofiev: one piece from Etudes

4-3 Recording of the Performance

  • The performances should have been recorded after October 1, 2020.
  • The camera shall be fixed and the face and hands of the performer shall be visible at the same time.
  • One piece shall be recorded without stopping the camera. When sending the DVD by post, three pieces shall be recorded in one DVD-R.
  • Any DVDs which record other than the repertoire shall not be included in the Initial Selection.
  • Computers will be used to view DVDs. Where possible, use a computer to record onto a DVD. When a DVD recorder is used, the DVD must be finalized. Before sending a DVD, confirm it can be viewed on a computer.
  • Extra attention should be paid to the audio and image quality of the video data or DVD since poor or unclear audio or image quality may adversely affect the judgement.
  • Applicants shall clearly write their name, the name of the piece of music, the date it was recorded and the place of the performance on the DVD. When the pieces are recorded on the different dates, their respective dates of recording shall be clearly indicated.
  • Online applicants shall upload a compressed file to the VIDEO_TS folder.
    * The recording media other than DVD-R will not be accepted.
    * The DVD system in Japan is NTSC.
    * The DVD-video format standard was established by DVD Forum as those able to be viewed on regular DVD players and computers. When this format is used, files show on the computer as containing the folders VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS. The VIDEO_TS folder contains the files ***.IFO and ***.VOB.
    * The Initial Selection is the beginning of the judging process. Please record the performance with the same preparedness as the actual performance.

4-4 Notification of Initial Selection Results

The results of the Initial Selection will be sent to all applicants individually by December 5, 2021. Neither appeals nor objections will be accepted for the results.
* Competition Consent Form for Competition Entry, a score of the commissioned piece, and other detailed information on the competition will be sent to the applicants who will proceed to the Preliminary Rounds.