Sneha Girap

Anatol Vieru

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Name  Anatol Vieru
Role  Musical composer

Anatol Vieru wwwucmrorgroImaginiPersAnatolVierujpg
Died  October 8, 1998, Bucharest, Romania
Education  National University of Music Bucharest
Books  The Book of Modes, Simfonie concertanta pentru violoncel si orchestra: Sinfonia concertante for cello and orchestra
Similar People  Erik Satie, Olivier Messiaen, Alfred Schnittke, John Adams, Krzysztof Penderecki

Music director  Felix si Otilia, Iacob

The music of anatol vieru by serban nichifor


Anatol Vieru ([anaˈtol viˈeru]; 8 June 1926 – 8 October 1998) was a music theoretician, influential pedagogue, and a leading Romanian-Jewish composer of the 20th century. A pupil of Aram Khachaturian, he composed seven symphonies, eight string quartets, numerous concertos, and much chamber music. He also wrote three operas: Iona (1976), Praznicul Calicilor (1981), and Telegrame, Tema si Variatiuni (1983). He was awarded the Herder Prize in 1986.

Contents

Anatol vieru concerto for flute and orchestra


Dramatic

  • Iona (op, 1, after M. Sorescu and sketches by M.C. Escher), 1972–5, concert perf. Bucharest, 31 Oct 1976;
  • Praznicul calicilor [The Feast of the Beggars] (op, after M. Sorbul), 1978–80, Berlin, 1991;
  • Telegrame (mini-op, after I.L. Caragiale), 1983;
  • Tema cu variatiuni [Theme and Variations] (mini-op, after Caragiale), 1983;
  • Ultimele zile, ultimele ore [The Last Days, the Last Hours] (op, 3, after A.S. Pushkin: Motsart i Sal'yeri and M.A. Bulgakov: Poslednie dni [The Last Days]), 1990–95
  • Film scores

    (names of dirs. in parentheses):

  • Când primavara e fierbinte [When Spring is Hot] (M. Saucan), 1960;
  • Ciucurencu (E. Nussbaum), 1964;
  • Procesul alb [The White Trial] (I. Mihu), 1965;
  • Brâncusi la Târgu-Jiu [Brâncusi at Târgu-Jiu] (Nussbaum), 1966;
  • Soarele negru [Black Sun] (S. Popovici), 1968;
  • O suta de lei [100 Lei] (M. Saucan), 1972;
  • Felix si Otilia [Felix and Otilia] (Mihu), 1974;
  • Marele singuratic [The Great Lonesome] (Mihu), 1976;
  • Intoarcera lui Voda Lapusneanu [Lapusneanu's Return] (M. Ursianu), 1979
  • Orchestral

    Symphonies:

  • no.1 ‘Oda tacerii’ [Ode to Silence], 1967;
  • no.2, 1973;
  • no.3 ‘La un cutremur’ [Earthquake Sym.], 1978;
  • no.4, 1982;
  • no.5 (M. Eminescu), chorus, orch, 1984–5;
  • no.6 [Exodus], 1989;
  • no.7 ‘Anul soarelui calm’ [The Year of the Silent Sun], 1992–3
  • Other:

  • Suita în stil vechi [Suite in an Olden Style], for strings, 1945;
  • Dansuri simfonice, 1952; Concerto for Orchestra, 1954–5;
  • Flute Concerto, 1958;
  • Simfonia de camera, 1962;
  • Cello Concerto, 1962;
  • Jocuri (Jeux), piano, orchestra, 1963;
  • Violin Concerto, 1964;
  • Clepsidra I (Sonnenuhr), 1968–9;
  • Muzeu muzical [Museum Music], harpsichord, 12 strings, 1968;
  • Screen (Ecran), 1969;
  • Clarinet Concerto, 1975;
  • Sinfonietta, 1975;
  • Concerto for violin, cello and orchestra, 1979;
  • Sinfonia concertante, cello and orchestra, 1987;
  • Narration II, sax and orchestra, 1985;
  • Memorial, 1990;
  • Psalm, 1993;
  • Piano Concerto ‘Caleidoscop’, 1993;
  • Malincolia furiosa, viola and orchestra, 1994;
  • Hibernal, panpipes, strings, 1995;
  • Flute Concerto no.2, 1996;
  • Guitar Concerto, 1996;
  • Musik, organ and strings, 1996;
  • Elegia II, cello, doublebass and chamber orchestra, 1998
  • Vocal

    Choral:

  • Mierla lui Ilie Pintilie [Ilie Pintilie's Blackbrid] (cant.), 1949;
  • Miorita [The Ewe Lamb] (oratorio), 1957;
  • Cantata anilor lumina [Light Years Cant.] (N. Cassian), 1960;
  • Scene nocturne (F. García Lorca), 2 choruses, 1964;
  • Vocale [Vowels] (G. Ungaretti), female chorus, 1963;
  • Clepsidra II (folk texts), chorus, panpipes, cymbal, orchestra, 1971;
  • Fratele cel sarac [The Poor Brother] (I. Neculce), 1993;
  • Daniil, 1994;
  • In marea apusului [In the Sea of Sunsets], chorus, trumpet, timpani, 1998
  • Solo:

  • Muzica pentru Bacovia si Labis [Music for Bacovia and Labis], 1959–63:
    1. The Struggle against Inertia, Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, flute, violin, piano;
    2. Nocturnes and Resonances of Bacovia, Soprano, flute, piano;
    3. Truces, Mezo-soprano, piano;
  • Discul lui Newton [Newton's Disc], 12 solo vv, 1972;
  • 4 unghiuri din care am vazut Florenta [4 Angels to See Florence], soprano, piano/harpsichord, 1–2 percussionists, 1973;
  • Cântec arhaic de dragoste [Ancient Love Songs] (Bible: Solomon):
    1. I. Sage mir an, Mez, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, 1985
    2. II. O that you were a Brother to Me, 8vv, 1987
    3. III. Siehe, du bist schön, Mez, a sax, 1985
    4. IV. Fa-ma precum o pecete [Set Me as a Seal upon your Heart], 4vv, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, 1989
    5. V. Ja nartsis saronskij [I am a Rose of Sharon], chorus, 1987;
  • Poveste [Marches], Sprechstimme, percussion, 1993;
  • Archipelagos, Baritone, vibraphone, 1994;
  • Dechanson (T. Tzara), 4vv, 1995;
  • Questions et responses (P. Celan, P. Solomon), 4vv, 1995;
  • Iarba ochilor tai [The Grass of your Eyes] (Celan), 4vv, 1997
  • Chamber and solo instrumental

    String quartets:

  • no.1, 1955,
  • no.2, 1956;
  • no.3, soprano and string quartet, 1973;
  • no.4, 1980;
  • no.5, 1982;
  • no.6, 1986;
  • no.7, 1987;
  • no.8, 1991
  • Other:

  • Clarinet Quintet, 1957;
  • Kammersymphonie, 1962;
  • Trepte ale tacerii [Steps of Silence], string quartet, percussion, 1966;
  • Nautilos, piano, tape, 1969;
  • Sita lui Eratostene [The Riddle of Eratosthanes], clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano, 1969;
  • Nasterea unui limbaj [The Birth of a Language], piano 4 hands, 1971;
  • Mozaicuri [Mosaics], 3 percussionists, 1972;
  • Iosif si fratii sai [Joseph and his Brothers], 11 instruments, tape, 1979;
  • Scoica [Shell], 15 strings, 1982;
  • Double Duos, a sax/b clarinet, vib/mar, 1983;
  • Ma–jo–r Music, flute, clarinet, harp, string quartet, 1984;
  • Metasaks, sax, dea (1984);
  • Soroc I, 6 studies, percussion, 1984;
  • Soroc II, 7 instruments, 1984;
  • Sonata, violin, cello, 1984–5;
  • Diaphonie, cello, doublebass, 1987;
  • Trînta [Wrestling], sax, percussion, 1987;
  • Epistolaire, a flute, piano, 1988;
  • Multigen, a flute, oboe, a sax, percussion, piano, 1988;
  • Giusto, sax, 2 guitars, synth, percussion, 1989;
  • Versete [Verses], 1989; Sax Quartet, 1990;
  • Sax-Vier, sax quartet, 1991;
  • Trio microtonic, bassoon, guitar, doublebass, 1992;
  • Feuerwerk, flute, violin, vibraphone, 1994;
  • Craciun [Christmas], violin, piano, 1994;
  • Canto, oboe, percussion, 1995;
  • Couple, clarinet, viola, 1995;
  • Duo leggiero, flute, percussion, 1995;
  • Rubato, oboe, percussion, 1995;
  • Toccatina, 2 guitar, 1995;
  • Chanson de geste, guitar, cello, 1996;
  • Gruss, violin, cello, piano, organ, 1996;
  • Masca [Masks], flute, cello, doublebass, 1996;
  • Canon und Fuge, piano 4 hands, 1997;
  • Elegia I, sax, organ, 1997;
  • Et in Arcadia ego, 3 recorders, 1997;
  • Posviascenie [Dedication], trumpet, cello, timpani, 1997;
  • Trio, violin, cello, piano, 1997; Centaurus, sax, trombone, percussion, 1998
  • Solo:

  • Din lumea copiilor [From the Realm of Childhood], 8 miniatures, piano, 1958;
  • Sonata, cello, 1963, arr. cello, percussion (1977);
  • Narration, organ, 1973;
  • Piano Sonata, 1976;
  • Pelinarium, synthesizer, 1986;
  • Dar I [Gift], flute, 1988;
  • Dar II, cello, 1989;
  • Design-Dasein, flute+a flute+piccolo, 1993;
  • Piano Sonata, 1994;
  • Ritmuri [Rhythms], piano, 1994;
  • Adio, piano, 1996;
  • Eppur si muove, flute, 1996;
  • Sandu, piano, 1996;
  • Schöntok, piano, 1996;
  • Capriccio, violin, 1997;
  • Voeu, piano, 1997
  • References

    Anatol Vieru Wikipedia


    Similar Topics
    Alfred Schnittke
    Erik Satie
    John Adams
    Topics