First Prize: Lyon & Healy: Concert Grand Harp – Letizia Belmondo, Italy
Third Prize: In memory of Rachel Graetz: US $3,000 – avinia Meijer, Netherlands
A. Choose one work from the following list:
Boieldieu: Sonata for Harp in G Major, edited by Dewey Owens (Lyra Music Company, New York)
Cardon: Sonata No. 3 in B-flat Major
Parry: Sonata No. 1 in D Major
Scarlatti: Any 2 sonatas
B. Britten: Suite for Harp op. 83
C. Permont: Israeli piece (available in the summer 1999)
D. Free choice: Original 20th century piece for harp solo of 7 to 10 minutes duration; preferably by a composer from the contestant’s own country.
A. Jolivet: Pr’lude pour Harpe (Boosey & Hawkes)
B. Hindemith: Sonata for Harp
C. Choose one from the following list:
Faur’: Impromptu op. 86
Franuaix: Suite pour Harpe (Schott)
Grandjany: Children’s Hour, Suite for the Harp op. 25
Ma’ayni: Toccata (any edition)
Salzedo: Ballade op. 28
Salzedo: Flight, Mirage, Inquietude and Idyllic Poem, From Five Poetical Studies
D. Free choice: An innovative contemporary piece for harp solo of 5 to 10 minutes duration that looks towards the 21st century.
Stage III – Semi Final
Concerto for flute, harp and orchestra, cadenzas by Reinecke or Flothuis
Stage IV – Final
Ginastera: Harp Concerto op. 25.