Octavian Nemescu

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Discography of Octavian Nemescu:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Metabizantiniricon / Trisson 2 Audio 1991 Electrecord
2 Romanian Contemporary Music 5 Audio 1982 Electrecord
3 Musique Pour Réveil 2 - Meditation Music 9 Audio 2011 Electrecord
4 Musique Pour Descendre 2 Audio 2012
5 Musique Pour Réveil 3 Audio 2007 Editura Casa Radio
6 Les États Du Temps Et De L'espace 1 6 Audio 1998 Radio România


Born 29th March 1940 in Pașcani, Romania.

Romanian composer of orchestral, chamber, choral, electroacoustic, multimedia, metamusic, and imaginary works that have been heard throughout Europe and elsewhere.

Prof. Nemescu studied composition with [a1210252], harmony with [a983699] and orchestration with [a849786] and [a583252] at [l512840] from 1956-63. Much later, he earned his DMus in musicology at the G. Dima Conservatory in Cluj-Napoca in 1978.

Developer of the Romanian Spectralism, together with [a809055] and [a3136855].

His honors include the Aaron Copland Prize (USA, 1970), six prizes from the Romanian Composers Union [l289914] (1970, 1981, 1984, 1987, 1992, 1995) and two prizes from the Concours International de Musique Électroacoustique de Bourges (1980, 1982). He has also earned the Prize of the Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences (1981) and the Prize of the International Confederation for Electroacoustic Music (ICEM) (1985).

His music has been performed throughout Romania, as well as in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Moldova, The Netherlands, Poland, Spain, and Switzerland, and has been broadcast throughout the world.

Prof. Nemescu initially taught at the University of Brașov, where he was an assistant from 1971-74 and a lecturer on analysis and counterpoint from 1974-78. From 1978-90, he was a professor of counterpoint, harmony and music history at the George Enescu Art High School in Bucharest and since 1990, has been Professor of Composition and doctoral advisor at [l512840].


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