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Dmitriev: Chamber And Electronic Music

Release Date: 10/30/2001 
Label:  Boheme Music   Catalog #: 8150   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georgi Dmitriev
Performer:  Yura VasilevichI. SabatI. KhrapkoS. Skuratovsky,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kiev Saxophone QuartetUSSR State Radio Symphony Orchestra Soloists
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Georgy Petrovich Dmitriev's father was a medical doctor. He began his studies at the Krasnodar Music College, but upon the recommendation of Shostakovich, he entered the Moscow Conservatory where he studied with Kabalevsky. From 1969 to 1983, he combined his work as a composer with a teaching career at the Gnesin State Musical Pedagogical Institute. In 1973 he wrote his book "Percussion Instruments: Interpretation and Their Present State." It was the first monograph on this subject in the Russian language. In 1981, he published another book widely used in Russian academic circles "On Drammaturgical Expressiveness of Orchestration." In the Moscow Autumn Festival of 1979, a number of his compositions were performed. It was here, with this Read more series of concerts that his reputation as a composer was established. In 1986, he became vice-chairman of the Moscow branch of the Russian Composers' Union. In 1988, in the first democratic elections, he was elected the Chairman. From this point on, he was instrumental in bringing to Russia, the best of the world's contemporary music. As well, he set up festivals devoted to the performance of music by Russian composers who had been previously banned. From 1993, he was chairman of the Russian Musical Society. In 1994, he resumed his teaching duties at the Russian Academy of Choral Art, where he teaches a course in composition. Read less

Works on This Recording

In Hermann Hesse's Manner by Georgi Dmitriev
Performer:  Yura Vasilevich (Soprano Saxophone), I. Sabat (Alto Saxophone), I. Khrapko (Tenor Saxophone),
S. Skuratovsky (Baritone Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kiev Saxophone Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; USSR 
Warsaw Fantasy for Violin and Piano by Georgi Dmitriev
Performer:  Tatyana Sergeyeva (Piano), Vladislav Igolinsky (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; Russia 
Stained-Glass Windows by Georgi Dmitriev
Performer:  B. Zotov (Bassoon), Lev Mikhailov (Alto Saxophone), Vladimir Sokolov (Clarinet),
Alexei Lubimov (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Radio Symphony Orchestra Soloists
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USSR 
Nicolo "A Quasi-Romantic Fantasy" by Georgi Dmitriev
Performer:  M. Kravchenko (Piano), Irina Medvedeva (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; USSR 
Adagio for Upic by Georgi Dmitriev
Performer:  George Dmitri (Electronics)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; Russia 

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