Ioseb Bardanashvili

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Ioseb Bardanashvili[1] (Georgian: იოსებ (სოსო) ბარდანაშვილი; Hebrew: יוסף ברדנשווילי‎; born 23 November 1948 in Batumi, Georgia) sometime considered a contemporary master in musical composition. His works span classical to contemporary composition for film.

Biographical information[edit]

A graduate [1975] with a DMus in composition. from the Music Academy of Tbilisi having studied from the tutelage of Alexander Shaverzashvili[2] he continued at some time afterward to composer in residency at the Rustavili theatre.[3] and Head of the Musical Academy at Batovei.[4][5] Bardanashvili held office as Deputy Culture Minister of the autonomous region Adjaria in Georgia in 1993-94[6] Since 1995 he has lived in Israel and there became also active as a painter of art having exhibited in his country of birth and also Israel.[7]

Additional information[edit]

Composer in residence at Raanana Simfonette orchestra from 1996-1999[8] Taught at Camera obscura college between 1998 and 1999[9] and Bar Ilan University,[10] and the Rubin Academy of music[11] at Tel-Aviv university from 1998-2000,having there-by taught Avner Dorman[12] Co-directed the 6th bienalle of Contemporary music at Tel Aviv.[13] Musical Director of the International Biennial for Contemporary Music "Tempus Fugit" in Israel(2002, 2004,2006).[14] Spoke at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire, on the theme of Thematic festivals and tourism as a best way for evincing the country traditions and cultural background.[15] Some pieces produced by Bardanashvili were created from commissions,[16][17] (new work for the 2004-2005 season, were performed on (Saturday) January the 15th [2005] at the Whitaker Center (Harrisburg, PA).[18] During 2009 was composer in residence at the Jerusalem Camerata.[19]

LIST OF WORKS (Courtesy of The Living Composers Project and referenced sources)[edit]

Josef Bardanashvili has composed more than 80 works.[20]

STAGE - ballet ::

  • A Woman's Ballad (1 act ballet, scenario by the composer), 1972;
  • Tutor (1 act rock ballet, choreography by Boris Eifman), 1982;
  • Moving Soul (2 act ballet, scenario by the composer, Gogi Aleksidze), 1991; libretto by Aleksandr Parin-1998)

STAGE - opera :

  • Moving Stars (2 act opera, libretto by the composer, Dgemal Adgiashvili), 1982;
  • Eva (mono-opera, libretto by Aleksandr Parin),for mezzo-soprano or contralto,[21] piano, 1998
  • Journey to the End of the Millenium[22][23][24] (2 act opera, libretto A.B.Yehoshua-2004-2005) commissioned and performed by The Israeli Opera[25]
  • Alternative (2 act rock opera, libretto by Robert Sturua, Ruben Bardanashvili, Nugzar Ergemlidze), 1976;

ORCHESTRAL:

  • Concerto, guitar, small orchestra, 1978; Symphony No. 1 (vocalise), voice, orchestra, 1980;
  • Concerto, cello, piano, small orchestra (13 brass, percussion), 1981; Serenade-Concerto, violin, string orchestra, 1985;
  • Ballet Suite, 1992; Ballet Suite No. 2, 'The Way to...', 1995; Evening Prayers, small orchestra, 1995;
  • Adagio, 1995;
  • Quasi una fantasia, piano, harpsichord (+ celesta), string orchestra, 1996;
  • Elegia (Psalm 21), string orchestra, 1997;[26]
  • Steps, small orchestra (13 players), 1998;
  • Symphonic Poem, klezmer clarinet, orchestra, 1998;
  • Metamorphoses, small orchestra, 1999;[27]
  • Concerto, flute, orchestra, 2000;
  • Farewell Song, violin, small orchestra (12/18 violins), 2000;
  • Symphony No. 2, 'The Way', 2001;
  • The Yellow Blues, small orchestra (12 players), 2001;
  • Dialogue, cello, orchestra, 2002;
  • Concertino, flute, bassoon, small orchestra (12 players), 2003;
  • Postludium (פוסטלודיום), Concerto for viola and chamber orchestra, 2002
  • Ode to Sarah (2008)[28]

CHAMBER MUSIC:

  • Piano Quintet, piano, string quartet, 1973;
  • Poem-Dialogue, 4 French horns, guitar, cello, 2 pianos, 1975;
  • Piano Trio No. 1, 'In memory of Bizet', violin, cello, piano, 1976;
  • String Quartet No. 1, 1985; Piano Trio No. 2, 'Romantic', violin, cello, piano, 1988;
  • String Quartet No. 2, 1992; Postlude, flute, clarinet, 1995;
  • Scene, flute (+ piccolo, alto flute), 'ud/harpsichord, percussion, 1996;
  • Farewell Song 1997, alto flute, harp, string quartet, double bass, drumkit, 1997;
  • Metamorphoses (מטמורפוזות) for viola and piano, 1998
  • Metamorphoses, violin, piano, 1999;
  • Musical Moment, doli, string quartet, 2 marimbas, 1999;
  • Walking on a Rope, 4 celli, 2001;
  • Images, flute, 2 percussion, 2001
  • Concerto for mandolin and chamber orchestra(2009)[29][30]

CHORAL:

  • A Path of Silence (song-cycle, text by Gargi Phkhoveli), 6 mixed voices, piano, 1971;
  • Four Miniatures (texts by Ibn Gvirol, Ibn Ezra, Shamuel Hanagid), mixed chorus, 1977;
  • Choral Miniatures No. 1 (vocalise), mixed chorus, 1986;
  • Evening Prayers (texts from the Pure Prayer, Lao-tzu), mixed chorus, small orchestra, 1986;
  • Choral Miniatures No. 2 (text by Ehud Halevi), mixed chorus, 1989;
  • Sha'alu Shalom (texts from Psalms 32, 122, the Sabbath Prayer), mixed chorus, small orchestra, 1996;
  • Psalm 121, male chorus, 1996;
  • Psalm 123, mixed chorus, 1999;
  • Tree Pieces (texts by Nikita Zabolocki, Lao-tzu), mixed chorus, 1986-2001

VOCAL:

  • A Doll's Ballad (song-cycle, texts by Vincas Mykolaitis-Putinas, Michelangelo Buonarroti), voice, piano, 1971-72;
  • Scene No. 1 (text by al-Haris), voice, 2 violins, 1976;
  • Scenes No. 2-3 (text by Emmanuel of Rome), voice, harp, guitar, percussion, 1986;
  • Psalm 22, voice, piano, 1996;
  • Children of God (texts from the Talmud, Quran, New Testament, Book of Psalms), countertenor, orchestra, 1997;
  • Yearning (texts from the Pure Prayer, Blessings, Ecclesiastes), voice, orchestra, 1999; >[31]
  • Time to Love (texts from the Song of Solomon, Evangelists, Shamuel Hanagid, Nahapet Kuchak), male chorus, 4 French horns ad libitum, string orchestra, 1999;
  • Just come and go! (vocalise), soprano, flute, 3 electric guitars, 2 violins, electric harmonium, percussion, 2001
  • Three Scenes with Soprano Raquela Sheeran.[32]

PIANO:

  • Sonata No. 1, 1974;
  • Four Miniatures, 1975;
  • Sonata No. 2, 1984;
  • Postlude, 1993;
  • Perpetuum mobile, 4 pianos 16 hands, 2000
  • Fantasia for piano 2004[33]
  • Boat of Love (for piano and voice)[34][35]

FILM :

has written for 35 films and 45 theatre productions[36]

recordings used in:

DISCOGRAPHY

Piano Trio No. 1, 'In memory of Bizet'. Georgian Trio (Melodiya: C 1012262) (LP)

Poem-Dialogue. S. Aleksandrov, S. Cess, S. Dovgaluk, A. Musarov, French horns; L. Karpov, guitar; Oleg Stolpner, cello; Josef Bardanashvili, Oleg Malov, pianos (Melodiya: C 1028441) (LP)

Four Miniatures. Givi Mundgishvili/Georgian Cappella (Melodiya: C 1019853004) (LP)

Piano Sonata No. 2. Raimonda Shenfeld, piano (New Stream, 1997)

Psalm 121. Rubin Choir (Sacro-Art, 1997)

Symphonic Poem. Giora Feidman, klezmer clarinet; Lior Shambadal/Berliner Symphoniker (Koch/Schwann, 1999)

String Quartets Nos. 1-2; Poem-Dialogue. (Gertler Foundation, 1999)

Children of God. David Da'or, countertenor; Eti Ankri/Monks Chorus of the Church of Armenia; Yuval Zaliuk/Raanana Sinfonietta (New Stream, 2001)

Quasi una fantasia. Viktor Derevianko, piano; Benjamin Yusupov/Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra (New Stream, 2001)

See also[edit]

Aliyah[45]

Chamber music

Elegiac

Fantasia

List of compositions for viola

Psalm 32

Psalm 121

Psalm 123

the Sabbath prayer

Sonata

Soprano

References[edit]

  1. ^ bardanashvili-homepage Retrieved 2011-09-09
  2. ^ georgian-music online Retrieved 2011-09-07
  3. ^ Chamber music ensemble-Concertante Retrieved 2011-09-11
  4. ^ haGalil.com article (original in german) Retrieved 2011-09-10
  5. ^ original german language haGalil Retrieved 2011-09-10
  6. ^ Israel Music Institute information originally from copyright Academia 2011-includes secondary source list
  7. ^ Israel ministry of Foreign Affairs website Retrieved 2011-09-10
  8. ^ Israel Music Centre Retrieved 2011-09-07
  9. ^ Camera Obscura college homepage Retrieved 2011-09-07
  10. ^ bardanashvili-homepage
  11. ^ the Rubin Academy of Music homepage Retrieved 2011-09-10
  12. ^ dormanavner.com website Retrieved 2011-09-10
  13. ^ article 30/10/06 Retrieved 2011-09-10
  14. ^ Israel Music Centre
  15. ^ Degree & Profession© - florence expo Retrieved 2011-09-10
  16. ^ page inc.list of musicians commissioned by music foundation
  17. ^ all rights reserved to Avi Avital 2009 Retrieved 2011-09-10
  18. ^ Chamber music ensemble-Concertante
  19. ^ jcamerata.com website Retrieved 2011-09-10
  20. ^ Israel Music Centre
  21. ^ artfuljesus website Retrieved 2011-09-10
  22. ^ retrieved 10/09/2011
  23. ^ yanivdor.com website Retrieved 2011-09-10
  24. ^ jewish-theatre.com webite Retrieved 2011-09-10
  25. ^ http://www.israelcomposers.org/Members.aspx?lang=English&letter=B&id=74
  26. ^ videopopuler.com website
  27. ^ videopopuler.com website Retrieved 2011-09-10
  28. ^ veengle.com website
  29. ^ chambermusicsociety.org
  30. ^ kirshdem.com
  31. ^ videopopuler.com
  32. ^ lepoissonrouge.com
  33. ^ youtube.com Retrieved 2011-09-10
  34. ^ arkivmusic.com Retrieved 2011-09-10
  35. ^ answers.com
  36. ^ bardanashvili.com
  37. ^ [nytimes.com]Retrieved 2011-09-10
  38. ^ filmart.co
  39. ^ evergreen.org
  40. ^ [nytimes.com] Retrieved 2011-09-10
  41. ^ filmdiy.com
  42. ^ [nytimes.com ]Retrieved 2011-09-10
  43. ^ israelfilmcenter.org Retrieved 2011-09-10
  44. ^ germany.info
  45. ^ bardanashvili.com

Sources[edit]

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