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Alexander Tekeliev
1942 -
A. Tekeliev
Alexander Tekeliev (03/04/1942), a Bulgarian composer; born in Svilengrad, Bulgaria. Alexander Tekeliev graduated from the State Academy of Music in 1968 majoring in Composition under Professor Vesselin Stoyanov. He worked as chief editor at the Bulgarian National Radio (1971-76). He specialised in Composition and Orchestration in Budapest with Attila Bosai (1980) and in Paris with Michel Filippo (1982). In 1977 he joined the staff of the State Academy of Music. In 1991 he became full professor of Composition and Symphony Orchestration. He composed stage music; two oratorios and other vocal-symphonic works; symphonies for string orchestra and other chamber instrumental works; vocal cycles and songs; a number of choral works including children’s and teenagers’ songs and vocalises, which were included in the permanent repertoire of a number of Bulgarian ensembles; solo songs for children; folksong arrangements for traditional music choirs; film music, etc. His music is characterised with expressive emotionality, which determines the use of various compositional techniques. Over 110 of his works were published in Bulgaria and abroad, 50 were recorded on LP. His compositions were performed in Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine, Japan, Mexico, etc. He won a number of national awards and distinctions, among which the Prize of Sofia for Music for the ballet The Shadow (1985).
Oratorio-requiem 1923
Composed in:1974c
Text/libretto:a poem by the composer
Oratorio-requiem 1923 (ca. 1974) for choir and orchestra. Text: a poem by the composer.