Davorin Kempf
Davorin Kempf

Contrapunctus primus for string quartet

Publisher: Croatian Music Information Centre
Publish year: 2009

Edition type: score, parts

Price: 33,18 

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printed edition
Catalogue type:
chamber music
Catalogue subtype:
string quartet
Number of pages:
Book height:
32 cm
Publication language:
croatian, english
About the music edition:
Academician Davorin Kempf, (1947), composer, musicologist and music pedagogue, at the Academy of Music in Zagreb he graduated piano (S. Radić) in 1971, conducting (I. Gjadrov) in 1972, and composition (S. Šulek) in 1973. As a grantee of the German Academic Exchange Service he continued his studies in composition at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart (M. Kelemen, E. Karkoschka) during the 1975-76 academic year, and at the Musikhochschule Köln (M. Kagel, J. Blume, H. – U. Humpert) during the 1976-77 academic year. As a Fulbright grantee he completed graduate study in composition at the University of Iowa U.S.A. (D. Martin Jenni, K. Gaburo) in 1990, receiving a Master of Arts (Music) degree. In 1994 and 1997 he carried out his short-term studies/researches as a grantee of the German Academic Exchange Service at Technische Universität Berlin, Elektronisches Studio (F. Hein). He earned his Ph.D. degree at Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Philosophie und Geisteswissenschaften (A. Riethmüller) in 2006. From 1995 untill the retirement in 2017 he worked as a full professor at the University of Zagreb Academy of Music in the Department of composition and theory of music. His compositions have been performed at concerts and music festivals in Croatia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, England, Ireland, Belgium, USA, Mexico, Canada, Japan, Russia, Ukraine, etc., and over various radio and television broadcasts.