Music of the Caucasus [Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia etc.]

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Post by mballan » Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:08 pm

And another one Jim pointed out by Davitashvili.

New composer tomorrow.

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Post by fleubis » Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:07 pm

Thirded. Regret being so tardy in expressing my appreciation for these very interesting scores, Malcolm.

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Post by mballan » Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:39 pm

A new composer to me - Mzezhavar Diakvnishvili. Born 1939, Tbilisi. Georgian composer and teacher. Member of the Soviet Composers Union from 1966-1991. She graduated in 1963 from Vano Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire. From 1965, taught at Tbilisi I Musical School.


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Post by Jim Faston » Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:13 am

Try here for some biographical info and a picture.

http://www.nplg.gov.ge/bios/en/00003564/

The English page still displays the bulk of the text in Georgian for me.

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Post by mballan » Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:54 am

Jim Faston wrote:Try here for some biographical info and a picture.

http://www.nplg.gov.ge/bios/en/00003564/

The English page still displays the bulk of the text in Georgian for me.
Wonderful, should have thought of that myself, grateful for the link Jim - and added to my posting.

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Post by mballan » Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:48 am

Another work by Nikolay Ivanovich Gudiashvili (1913-1998)

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Post by mballan » Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:15 pm

Grigol I Kokeladze (1904-1988). Born 1904, Patricketi, Tskaltubo district : died 1988. Georgian composer, teacher, and philologist.

Graduated from Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Philology in 1932; and again in 1937 after studies in composition at Tbilisi State Conservatoire.

From 1928 began his both his teaching and composing work, and from 1937-1943, worked in various music institutions and artistic groups. From 1945 he was the Director of the Folk Art House (now the Folklore State Centre); and from 1941-48 was the Artistic Director of Georgian Song and Dance State Ensemble.

He had recorded hundreds of Georgian folk songs in the archive of the Folklore State Center and had published a collection of folk songs: ‘Georgian Folk Songs (1956), ‘50 Georgian Folk Songs’ (1979, Tbilisi), ‘30 Georgian Folk Songs’(1981, Tbilisi), ‘100 Georgian Folk Songs’(1984, Tbilisi),and ‘Some Things on Georgian Dance’(1983).

Deputy Chairman of Union of Composers of Georgia from 1932-36, and Chairman of Union of Composers of Georgia from 1951-1952. Obtained a number of awards: Honored Worker of Georgian Art (1946), Order of Red Flag, People's Artist of Georgia.

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1. Berceuse
2. Spring
3. Song
4. Lyrical Piece
5. Chocolate
6. Comic Piece
7. Elegie
8. Metered
9. Khorumi
10. Humoresque

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Post by mballan » Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:03 pm

Many thanks Jim - tried to find the biographies myself on the website, but got very lost !!!!! Duly added a short bio above for Kokeladze.

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Post by mballan » Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:21 pm

Three more works by Nikolay Ivanovich Gudiashvili (1913-1998) from the Georgian site.

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Gudiashvili N - Kartuli Dance for Piano (1985)[mhb-pm].pdf
Gudiashvili N - Pictures of Nature for Two Pianos (1962) [mhb-pm].pdf
Gudiashvili N - Six Piano Pieces for Children (1991) [mhb-pm].pdf
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