Merzie Khalitova: Symphony No. 3 “Dedication”

Merzie Khalitova

Merzie Khalitova (b. 1956) is an Uzbekistan-born Ukrainian composer of Crimean Tatar origin. Her mother taught geography and her father was an economic planner. In 1982 she graduated from the Tashkent State Conservatory of Music in the class of composition by Mirsadik Tadzhiyev and Georgiy Mushel. Upon graduation she taught composition at the Special Music…

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Tanja Elisa Glinsner: “Läuft mein Hirn so viele leere Kreise…”

Tanja Elisa Glinsner

Tanja Elisa Glinsner (b. 1995 in Linz) took lessons in violin, piano and saxophone at a young age. She subsequently also made her first compositional attempts. From 2005 to 2013 she attended the music branch of the Akademisches Gymnasium in Linz and studied violin with Wolfram Wincor and composition with Erland M. Freudenthaler as a…

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Vitaliy Hubarenko: Chamber Symphony for Violin and Orchestra No. 1

Vitaliy Hubarenko

Vitaliy Serhiyovych Hubarenko (Ukrainian: Віталій Сергійович Губаренко) (13 June 1934, Kharkiv – 5 April 2000, Kyiv) was a Ukrainian composer. He graduated from Kharkiv Conservatory in 1960 (where he studied under Dmitri Klebanov). He was awarded the Ostrovsky Prize in 1967, and the Taras Shevchenko Prize in 1984. His first opera, Zahybel’ eskadry (‘The Destruction…

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Mathias Steinauer: Keyner nit

Mathias Steinauer

Mathias Steinauer was born in Basel in 1959 and studied piano, composition (Robert Suter / Roland Moser) and music theory (Wolfgang Neininger) at the Basel Academy of Music. From 1986 until 1988, he studied composition with György Kurtág in Budapest. Since 1986, he has taught music theory as well as courses in new music and…

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Aleksandr Shymko: Dreams of an Old Forest

Aleksandr Shymko

Aleksandr Shymko (b. 1977) is a Ukrainian composer and pianist who was born in the town of Borshchiv in the Ternopil region of Ukraine. He graduated from the Chernivtsi Music School in the western Ukrainian city of Chernivtsi as a pianist. In 1998 he studied composition under Yuri Ischenko at the Kyiv Conservatory, graduating in…

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Krystyna Moszumańska-Nazar: Warianty

Krystyna Moszumańska-Nazar

Krystyna Moszumańska-Nazar (5 September 1924,Lviv, now Ukraine – 27 September 2009, Kraków) was a Polish composer, music educator and pianist. She was born in Lwów, Poland (now Lviv, Ukraine), and after World War II studied at the State Higher School of Music in Kraków with Stanisław Wiechowicz for composition and Jan Hoffman for piano. After…

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