Nikolay Peyko

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Nikolay Ivanovich Peyko or Peiko (Николай Иванович Пейко) (Moscow, 1916 - Moscow, 1995) was a Russian composer and professor of composition.[1]

Peyko studied composition at Moscow Conservatory under Nikolay Myaskovsky, graduating in 1940, then working in a military hospital during the Second World War and teaching at the Moscow Conservatory 1942-1949. From 1959 till retirement Peyko was professor of composition at the Gnessin State Musical College where his students included Sofia Gubaidulina.

Works[edit]

  • Piano Ballad (1939)
  • From the Legends of Yakutia, symphonic suite (1940, rev. 1957)
  • Dramatic Overture (1941)
  • Sonatina-Fairy Tail for Piano (1942)
  • Aikhylu, opera (1942)
  • Symphony No. 1 (1944-45)
  • Symphony No. 2 (1946)
  • Piano Concerto (1943-47)
  • From the Early Russia, symphonic suite (1948)
  • Moldavian Suite for orchestra (1949-50)
  • Seven Pieces on Themes of the Soviet People (1950)
  • Concerto-Fantasy for violin and orchestra No. 1 on Finnish themes (1953)
  • Piano Sonata No. 1 (1946-54)
  • Jeanne d'Arc, ballet after Schiller (1952-55)
  • Symphonic Ballad (1956)
  • Symphony No. 3 (1957)
  • Sinfonietta (1959)
  • Capriccio for chamber orchestra (1960)
  • Piano Quintet (1961)
  • String Quartet No. 1 (1962)
  • Concerto-Fantasy for violin and orchestra No. 2 (1964)
  • Symphony No. 4 (1963-65)
  • String Quartet No. 2 (1965)
  • One Night of Tsar Ivan, oratorio after Tolstoy (1968)
  • Symphony No. 5 (1968)
  • Suite for violin and orchestra (1968)
  • Decimet (1971)
  • Symphony No. 6 (1972)
  • Concerto-Symphony (1974)
  • Piano Sonata No. 2 (1975)
  • String Quartet No. 3 (1976)
  • Symphony No. 7 (1977)
  • Elegiac Poem for strings (1980)
  • One Night of Tsar Ivan, opera based in the 1968 oratorio (1982)
  • Concert Variations for two pianos (1983)

Selected recordings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard Taruskin On Russian music p402 2009