Subject: MUSICA NOVA 2005 Fwd:
From: Kevin Austin (
Date: Tue Sep 13 2005 - 00:39:10 EDT

>Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 09:03:01 +0200
>From: Rudolf R█¤iŃka <>
>Subject: MUSICA NOVA 2005
>Spolecnost pro elektroakustickou hudbu
>(Society for Electro-acoustic Music of the Czech Republic)
>announces an
>International Electro-acoustic Music Composition Competition
>1. The competition MUSICA NOVA was for the first time realized in 1969.
>2. Composers, irregardless of their age and nationality are invited
>to submit their works of electro-acoustic music created after 1st
>January 2002.
>3. Category A is open to compositions of autonomous art
>electro-acoustic music (tape music), or only one independent
>4. Category B is open to compositions of autonomous art
>electro-acoustic music, or only one independent movement, for
>acoustic instrument / voice / ensemble plus electronic media. Send
>one of realized complete version of the composition, sent only
>electro-acoustic without the instrumental or voice part will be
>5. Each composer may submit only one entry to each category in
>duration of no longer than 20 minutes, and the work may not have
>been awarded a prize in another competition, nor been submitted to
>previous MUSICA NOVA competitions.
>6. Competition entries in both categories must be submitted with the
>name of the composer specified.
>7. Members of the jury cannot take part in the competition.
>8. The jury of the competition shall be appointed by the leadership
>of the Society for Electro-acoustic Music and composed of leading
>composers of electro-acoustic compositions, musicologists, critics,
>and recording engineers specializing in the electro-acoustic music
>9. Entries must be sent to the following address postmarked:
>MUSICA NOVA 2005, HIS, Besedni 3, 118 00 PRAHA 1, Czech Republic
>no later than 10 October 2005.
>a. Entries into category A and B, recorded on a sophisticated
>technical level and in stereo, must be submitted in the medium of CD
>or DVD (AC3, DTS, DVD audio), and indexed by their I.D. number
>and/or absolute time.
>b. Entries into categories A and B shall be accompanied by a score
>(if necessary), technical and artistic description, name of studio
>where work was produced, their durata, graphs, etc., to be judged by
>the jury.
>c. Entries into categories A and B shall be accompanied by a brief
>artist statement, short biography, nationality, address, telephone
>number, fax, and e-mail (attached form), see attached form.
>10. The entry fee for each composition is 20 EURO (or equivalent).
>The fee can be remitted on your written request in special case (f.
>e. your social situation).
>Way of payment:
>- IMO (International Money Order), address: HIS (Musica Nova),
>Besedni 3, 118 00 Praha 1, CZ
>- Check, write on it: Society for Electro-acoustic Music, Musica
>Nova only (not the address of HIS please ş it is only an address
>postal for sending your CD or IMO!)
>- Bank order Number of our bank account: 14045349/0800
>Name and address of our bank: C.S.a.s., Konevova 4, 130 00 PRAHA 3,
>Czech Republic
>Name of our account: Society for Electro-acoustic Music, Radlicka
>99, 150 00 Praha 5, Czech Republic.
>- Swift code (number): CSPOCZPP
>Please, hold the distinction of address postal (HIS Besedni) and
>address official that could be write on the bank order or checks. If
>your transfer charges would be to expensive, write to
>, please.
>11. The audio recordings entered in the competition shall not be
>returned to the composers and shall remain in the Society for
>Electro-acoustic Music archives.
>12. By entering his/her work in the competition, the composer
>consents to public performances of his/her work in concerts and/or
>radio broadcasting. The composer retains the copyright.
>13. Prizes shall be awarded for the winning entries after the jury
>has announced its verdict, which cannot be appealed. The jury can
>decide to either combine, divide or not award some of the prizes.
>14. Prizes in Categories A and B include: First Prizes, Honorable
>Mentions and Special Prizes for Czech composers and for young
>composers (until 30 years).
>15. All entrants shall be notified of the verdict by the jury on the
>awarding of prizes and honorable mentions by 15 November 2005.
>16. Prizes will be presented during the award concert in December
>2005 in Prague.
>17. The awarded compositions will be performed in concerts organized
>by the Society for Electro-acoustic Music and broadcast by radio.
>The outcome of the competition will be published in the network of
>International Music Council too.
>Director of the competition: Lenka Dohnalova,Ph.D - tel.
>+420/603584218, tel&fax +420/222540809,

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