Elektramusic is pleased to announce the 2009 edition of the “Russolo” International Compositition Contest, which is now organised by Studio Forum in Annecy (France), with the partnership of Luigi Russolo-Pratella Foundation (Varèse, Italy), ElektraMusic (Strasbourg-France), Gràcia Territori Sonor (Barcelona, Spain), Experimental Studio Slovak Radio, Monochromevision (Moscow).
# The contest is open to composers and artists of all nationalities aged under 35 on November 30, 2009. There is only one category for this first edition. Each contestant must submit one work only.
This is a no entry fee contest.
# The work will last between 8’ et 12’. Its theme will be the city, real or imaginary.
# The work will be sent before November 30, 2009
# Three prizes will be awarded : a Luigi Russolo Prize to an electro-acoustic work respecting the theme of the city, a Rossana Maggia Prize to an electro-acoustic work making use of voices or onomatopoeia, 4 mentions (included one by G.Franco Maffina).
Contest rules are available on the Studio Forum web site :