Free Themes

For our purposes here, free themes will be considered musical material written by someone else that is not associated with any lyrics. It may be a theme from another musical composition or newly written material.
For example:

Other examples from improvisation competitions are shown below.

2005improvisation1


2005improvisation2


thema 1 website


thema 2 website


See also the themes from the 1953 Haarlem Improvisation Competition. There are also links to hear the performance of each of the competitors.

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