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JINDRICH FELD - COMPOSER

Autographed 6.5 x 10 presentation photograph with an original photograph, January 14, 1963.

Feld (1925-2007) was the son of two violinists, his father bore his name and was a Sevcik pupil who taught his method at the Prague Conservatory. He initially studied violin with his father and was enrolled at the Conservatory as a young teenager. He graduated from the Academy of Music in 1952 and then received his doctorate in musicology, musical aesthetics and philosophy from Charles University. He began to teach and compose at The Prague Conservatory, accepting a guest professorship in composition at Adelaide University in Australia from 1968-1969. He was finally formally given the title Professor at the Prague Conservatory in 1972 and he taught there until 1986. In 1981 and again in 1984 he was a guest professor at the Music School at Indiana University. He has also taught at other American music schools, as well as music schools in Denmark, England, France, Germany, Japan and Norway during his career. His most popular work as a composer is the flute concerto written for Jean-Pierre Rampal. His flute Sonata was written for Rampal as well as his Fantasy Concerto for flute, string quartet and percussion. The composer wrote over 200 works in his lifetime including 3 symphonies and numerous other orchestral works, 11 soloist concertos written for piano, harp, violin saxophone, accordion, oboe, trombone, viola, cello and bassoon. He also wrote a chamber concerto, six string quartets as well as chamber works for a variety of instrumental combinations, works for solo instrument and piano, as well as songs and chorals works.

One of the most important 20th Century Czech composers.

 

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