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Complete works for solo piano

Manolis Kalomiris (composer), Olivier Chauzu (performer)
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Title
Complete works for solo piano
Composer
Manolis Kalomiris 1883-1962
Performer
Olivier Chauzu  (piano)
Publisher
Grand Piano, 2017
1 cd
Recording date
2016
Playing time
01:09:30
EAN
0747313974825
CDR
CAX15322
Placing suggestion
20 - Toetsinstrument (NBLC) K4 - Solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Manolis Kalomiris

Manolis Kalomiris (Greek: Μανώλης Καλομοίρης; December 14, 1883, Smyrna – April 3, 1962, Athens) was a Greek classical composer. He was the founder of the Greek National School of Music.

Biography

Born in Smyrna, he attended school in Constantinople and studied piano and composition in Vienna. After working for a few years as a piano teacher in Kharkov (then Russia and now Ukraine) he settled in Athens. An admirer of Richard Wagner, Rimsky-Korsakoff, Kostis Palamas, and Nikos Kazantzakis, he set himself the life goal of establishing a Greek "national school" of music, based on the ideas of the Russian national composers, on western musical achievements and on modern Greek folk music, poetry and myth. He thus founded in 1919 the Hellenic Conservatory and in 1926 the National Conservatoire. At the same time, he served as the General Supervisor of military bands in the country. He wrote three symphonies and fiv…Read more on Wikipedia