Pavel Borkovec

Most Popular Works
See all

Biography

Born: June 10, 1894; Prague, Czech Republic   Died: July 22, 1972; Prague, Czech Republic  
After a period of study as a philosophy student, Borkovec studied music with Foerster and Kricka and attended Suk's master class at the conservatory. These musicians influenced him in his early lyrical, romantic style. He soon developed a style derived from the neo-classicism of Stravinsky, Hindemith and Honegger. The finest examples of this period are his Nonet, Symfonietta, and Concerto Grosso 6. These are marked by his delicate scoring and Read more soloistic part writing. In addition to his instrumental writing, he composed emotional works for stage concerning war, political turmoil and the pursuit of freedom and justice. Borkovec's later years were devoted to teaching as a professor of composition at Prague Academy of Music. Read less

There are 5 Pavel Borkovec recordings available.

Select a specific Work or Popular Work below

or

Works

Formats & Featured



YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $0.0/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Already a subscriber? Sign In