|Name Gheorghi Arnaoudov|
|Albums The Empire of Light|
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Gheorghi arnaoudov yavorov albena kechlibareva 2 sacred poems for voice and organ
Gheorghi Arnaoudov [ɡɛˈorɡi ar̩naˈudof] (Bulgarian: Георги Арнаудов; born 18 March 1957) is a Bulgarian composer of stage, orchestral, chamber, film, vocal, and piano music. His work has roots in minimal music.
- Gheorghi arnaoudov yavorov albena kechlibareva 2 sacred poems for voice and organ
- Gheorghi arnaoudov forgotten songs borislava taneva piano
Gheorghi arnaoudov forgotten songs borislava taneva piano
Gheorghi Arnaoudov was born in 1957 in Sofia and graduated in composition with Alexander Tanev and contemporary music with Bojidar Spassov from the State Academy of Music Pancho Vladigerov. At the same time, he attended summer courses working with Brian Ferneyhough and Ton de Leeuw.
His artistic career started in the early 1980s. At the same time, he did research work in the fields of electronic music, music theory and musique concrète, as well as ancient far-Eastern and ancient Greek music.
He has won many international and national awards, including the Grand Prix of the European Broadcasting Union (1985), the Golden Harp Prize from Jeunesses Musicales (1985), the Special Prize of the Union of Bulgarian Composers (1986), and the Carl Maria von Weber International Prize for Music (1989).
He is the author of scientific and theoretical articles in music, as well as of reviews in musical and scientific periodicals, mainly in the spheres of the aesthetics of modernism and postmodernism, communications in the music, the contemporary arts, musical semiotics, and the theory of contemporary music.
In 2000 Gega New released a CD with Arnaoudov's music called "Thyepoleo. Orphic Mysterial Rites". The texts used by the composer are the original preserved Orphic hymns. For this project he consulted renowned Thracologist Alexander Fol, who wrote the programme notes.
To date Arnaoudov has produced numerous symphonies, oratorios, concertos and has won several international prizes. He currently teaches in the "Theatre" and "Music" departments of New Bulgarian University. In 2009 he was appointed associate professor in Composition and Harmony.
The antecedents of his music can be found in Alexander Scriabin, Olivier Messiaen, the Edgard Varèse and, more recently, in the work of Krzysztof Penderecki and Arvo Pärt. The influence of composers like Anton Webern and Morton Feldman is shown in the lack of any kind of conventional process or development.
In a series of works of Gheorghi Arnaoudov (born 1957) composer's vision is directed towards attaining a new aesthetic of pure music (Adorno), aestheticizing renaissance sound purity. By using various techniques (including also techniques legitimizing the language of Musical Avant-garde) and their substance rethinking is achieved a new music-sensuous semantic field.