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Jiří Stivín (1978)
photo: Bogdan Nastula
|Birth name||Jiří Stivín|
November 23, 1942|
Prague, Czech Republic
|Occupation(s)||musician, multi-instrumentalist, composer, educator|
Stivín performs music from the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Baroque periods. As a sololist, he performed with the Prague Symphony Orchestra, with the Slovak Chamber Orchestra, with Suk Chamber Orchestra, Barocco sempre giovane as well as with several other ensembles. He is also involved in jazz, both as a performer and as a composer. He gives regular lectures at the Prague Conservatory.
Stivín is also famous jazz musician in Czech Republic still active in the Jazz Quartet. He is an extreme player of flute, sax, tube, bottle, etc. performing amazing improvisations.
Stivín has a large discography ranging from jazz to classical music.
His daughter Zuzana Stivínová is an actress.
- "Jiří Stivín" (in Czech). Český hudební slovník osob a institucí (Masaryk University). Retrieved 28 March 2010.
- Official site
- Review in French of the record Coniunctio with Blue Effect, Jazz Q Praha & Jiri Stivin on www.sefronia.com
- Jirí Stivín on IMDb (list of film music compositions)
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