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2019 Events at A World of Accordions Museum, Wisconsin - USA

A World of Accordions Museum
Helmi HarringtonPlease mark these dates on your 2019 calendar for A World of Accordions Museum in Superior, WI (Wisconsin):

May 4th - World Accordion Day: Joan Sommers, Stas Venglevski, Mary Tokarski, Betty Jo Simon, Murl Allen Sanders, (UMKC) Community Accordion Chamber group.

May 5th - Willard Palmer Festival: Dee Langley, Aydar Salahof, Stas Venglevski, Mike Middleton, Paul Vargason, ACM Band World Accordion Music

Further artists are pending and will be announced in future articles.

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Val Tidone International Music Competitions - Italy

Val Tidone International Music Competitions
Friedrich LipsRaimondas SviackeviciusThe 22nd Val Tidone International Music Competitions will take place from June 7th to 16th in the Val Tidone. This year’s event will include six international music competitions for a variety of instruments including the accordion, solo and group and categories such as classical and contemporary, pop, rock, world and Jazz.

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Livio Bollani and Jacques Mornet

PIF Classical Category Composition - Italy

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PIF logoIn order to encourage the creation of new accordion repertoire, composers are invited to compose a work for Accordion & Orchestra, freely inspired by the theme of the 2019 PIF Festival:“Once upon a time… the accordion”.

Instrumentation: Accordion, Violins I, Violins II, Violas, Cellos, Double Basses, Flute I-II, Oboe I-II, Bb Clarinet I-II, Bassoons I-II, F Horn I-II, Bb Trumpet I-II, Trombone,
Percussion 1 (2 Timpani, C Glockenspiel),
Percussion 2 (Suspended Cymbal, Snare, Tambourine).

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Vilnius 2019 Konkursas Accordion Competition - Lithuania

2019 Konkursas Accordion Competition
Raimondas SviackeviciusThe Vilnius 2019 Konkursas Accordion Competition will be held from 21st to 23rd March in Vilnius organised by the Lithuanian Accordion Association. This national event will include international competitors and Jury members.

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CD Reviews

CD Review: Hymn to Aphrodite CD by Friedrich Lips

Hymn to Aphrodite CD coverCD Reviews Index for the Review of Hymn to Aphrodite CD by Friedrich Lips. Review by Joan Cochran Sommers.

Recent years Lips CD's:
CD028 Hymn to Aphrodite CD
CD027 Fachwerk | Kapote CD
CD026 Night Flowers CD
CD025 Lips Concerto CD
CD024 Under The Sign of Scorpio CD
CD023 Cocktail "Rio Rita" CD & eTracks mp3 album
CD022 Viva Voce CD & eTracks mp3 album
CD021 ecLipse CD & eTracks mp3 album
CD020 ¡Buenos Dias, Astor! CD & eTracks mp3 album

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What Are You Doing For World Accordion Day? - International

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World Accordion Day LogoWhat are you doing for World Accordion Day to promote the accordion in your country? World Accordion day is on May 6th, which is the day the accordion was patented in 1829.

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2019 South Pacific Accordion Championships & Festival Prospectus – New Zealand

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Raye Freedman Arts CentreThe Prospectus (Rules and Regulations) for the 2019 South Pacific Accordion Championships & Festival, to be held in Auckland on Saturday 1st June and Sunday 2nd June 2019, are now available at: 2019 NZ Prospectus

The rules for the international categories closely follow the rules of the Coupe Mondiale. The South Pacific international concert music category has exactly the same rules as the Coupe
Mondiale Masters category and the South Pacific entertainment category has exactly the same rules as the Coupe Mondiale Virtuoso Entertainment category.

Similarly Junior (under 18 years) South Pacific entertainment category. The South Pacific Junior solo concert category has the same rules as the first round of the Coupe Mondiale Junior category.

Entry closing date is 14th April 2019.

NZAA President Sonja Palinich writes: “The NZAA will be celebrating the 10th Anniversary since hosting the 2009 Coupe Mondiale in New Zealand and we are delighted to once again have the use of the Raye Freedman Arts Centre (picture below). This outstanding modern venue is ideally suited to our requirements with excellent acoustics, lighting and full facilities all under one roof.”

Past events reports at: South Pacific Daily Reports

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Raye Freedman Arts Centre

New Stas Venglevski eSheet (pdf) Compositions - USA

Stas VenglevskiNew Stas Venglevski eSheet (pdf) compositions sent to you by email.

Catalog: vstas057 Sunshine Return, accordion (solo)
Catalog: vstas058 In the Garden, accordion (solo)
View samples pages of the music and listen to sample sound files.

Recently released eSheet music by Stas Venglevski:
Catalog: vstas051 Meg Tango (solo) with music page sample and sound sample.
Catalog: vstas052 Maurisa (solo) with music page sample and sound sample.
Catalog: vstas053 A Song (solo) with music page sample and sound sample.
Catalog: vstas054 Stas' Tune (solo) with music page sample and sound sample.
Catalog: vstas055 Octobler Rondo (solo) with music page sample and sound sample.
Catalog: vstas056 Summer Sunshine (solo) with music page sample and sound sample

CD/albums available:
Catalog: vstascd001 Adagio, Romance And Beyond CD
Catalog: vstascd002 My Main Squeeze CD
Catalog: vstascd003 The Nutcracker Suite CD
Catalog: vstascd004 Accordion Illusions CD
Catalog: vstascd05 Awakening CD by Stas Venglevski and Joan Sommers

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Gary Daverne New Releases of Rhapsody for Accordion and Orchestra

Gary DaverneGary Daverne New Releases include the Rhapsody for Accordion and Orchestra I orchestra parts and score fully typeset and the piano accompaniment.

This work was commissioned by New Zealand accordionist, Harley Jones, for performance in New York, August 1988, but was premiered in Auckland in 1987 with the Auckland Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer.

In the first two years, the work received 36 performances worldwide and was recorded by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra with Harley Jones as soloist.

Harley was soloist with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra on a C.D. of symphony orchestra works composed by Gary Daverne, recorded in 1992 that was released internationally by EMI.

Harley Jones also performed "Rhapsody" at the AAA International Piano Accordion Competition and Festival in New York (August 1988) and at the Prize Giving of the 1990 Coupe Mondiale held in Trossingen Germany.

ED00031A_D Rhapsody for Accordion and Symphony Orchestra, Score
ED00031B_D Rhapsody for Accordion and Symphony Orchestra, Parts
ED00031C_D Rhapsody for Accordion and Orchestra, Solo Accordion Part
ED00031D_D Rhapsody for Accordion and Orchestra, Piano Accompaniment
ED00031E_D Rhapsody for Accordion and Accordion Orchestra, Parts
ED00031F_D Rhapsody for Accordion and Accordion Orchestra, Score

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