Inna Abramovna Zhvanetskaia

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Inna Abramovna Zhvanetskaya
Born (1937-01-20) 20 January 1937 (age 86)
Vinnytsia, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Occupation(s)Composer

Composer Inna Abramovna Zhvanetskaya was born in Vinnytsia, Ukraine, on 20 January 1937 (see also Russian source https://dic.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enc_biography/138183/) or 20 January 1939.[1] She studied composition under Nikolay Peyko at the Gnessin School where she graduated in 1964.  She taught piano and in 1965 became a lecturer in score-reading and instrumentation at the Gnessin School (today the Gnessin State Musical College).[2]

Work[edit]

Zhvanetskaya's compositions include:[2]

Chamber[edit]

  • Burlesque (violin and piano; 1959)
  • Five Dance Pieces for Children (two cellos; 2007)[3]
  • La Bale (viola and piano; 2015)[4]
  • Memories of the Composer Alfred Schnittke (solo cello)[4]
  • Six Pieces (wind quintet; 1969)
  • Violin Sonata (1976)
  • Splinters of Childhood (solo violin)[5]
  • String Quartet (1962)
  • Variations on a Jewish Theme (two violins)[4]

Orchestral[edit]

  • Double Bass Concerto (with piano reduction; 1978)
  • Overture (1963)
  • Piano Concerto[4]
  • Suite (string orchestra; 1965)

Piano[edit]

  • Partita (1966)
  • Polyphonic Fantasy (1962)
  • Toccata (1961)
  • Variations on a Theme of Brahms (1958)

Vocal[edit]

  • Cycle (words by A. Izaakian; voice and piano; 1960)
  • From Medieval Hebrew Poetry (1998)[4]
  • Loud Songs of Anna Akhmatova[4]
  • Romances (words by V. Bryusov and other unspecified poets)
  • Yanvarski Stroki (words by S. Smirnov; voice and piano; 1968)
  • Zemiyai! (words by Tvorenye-Cholovek; chorus and orchestra; 1972)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cohen, Aaron I. (1987). International encyclopedia of women composers (Second edition, revised and enlarged ed.). New York. p. 778. ISBN 0-9617485-2-4. OCLC 16714846.
  2. ^ a b Cohen, Aaron I. International encyclopedia of women composers (Second edition, revised and enlarged ed.). New York. ISBN 0-9617485-2-4. OCLC 16714846.
  3. ^ "Ruslania - AbeBooks". www.abebooks.com. Retrieved 2020-05-25.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Zhvanetskaya, Inna - listen online, download, sheet music". classical-music-online.net. Retrieved 2020-05-25.
  5. ^ "Inna Zhvanetskaya - Classical Archives". www.classicalarchives.com. Retrieved 2020-05-25.