Bortniansky, Dmitri Stepanovich Composers Composition Music
Ukrainian composer Dmytro (Dmitri) Stepanovich Bortniansky was born in 1751. He was sent to sing with the Imperial Chapel Choir in St. Petersburg at age 7 and was soon learning music theory, harmony, and harpsichord. He studied in Italy and returned as a master of choral composition, blending his western education with traditional Ukrainian music. Before his death in 1825, he wrote wrote 35 choral concertos for four-part mixed choir, 10 concertos for double choirs, 14 panegyric hymns, and a many liturgical works for three and four voices and for double choirs.
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- Dmitri Stepanovich Bortniansky - Biography and music from the Cyber Hymnal with links to b MIDI audio of the tune St. Petersburg.
- Dmitri Bortniansky - Musica Classica classical music dictionary article.
- Bortniansky, Dmitri Stepanovich - Biographical article in the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition, composers 2001.
- Bortnyansky, Dmitry Stepanovich - Musical biography focusing on his sacred pieces, especially composers their Italian b lyricism and counterpoint from the Grove composers Concise Dictionary of Music b entry at WQXR radio.
- Dmitri Stepanovich Bortniansky Operas - Musica Classica listing of his operatic works, including composers the Italian bortniansky, dmitri stepanovich libretto by Pietro Metastasio of Alcide.
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