Dubravko Detoni
Dubravko Detoni

Piano Quintet

Publisher: Croatian Music Information Centre
Publish year: 2011

Edition type: score, parts

Price: 11,95 

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printed edition
Catalogue type:
chamber music
Catalogue subtype:
piano quintet
two violins, viola, vioncello, piano
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Publication language:
croatian, english
About the music edition:
Dubravko Detoni (1937) studied at the Music Academy in Zagreb and graduated from Svetislav Stančić's piano class in 1960 as well as from Stjepan Šulek's composition class in 1965. He further studied piano in Siena (G. Agosti, A. Cortot) and composition in Warsaw (W. Lutosławski, G. Bacewicz, Polish Radio Experimental Studio), Darmstadt (G. Ligeti, K. Stockhausen) and Paris (J. Cage). His oeuvre includes around 170 works of orchestral, chamber, solo, vocal, and electronic music. He has also authored a number of multimedia projects and experiments, eleven books with poetry, prose, essays, journals and travel logs, multiple shows for radio and television as well as numerous comments on concerts and discography releases. His artistic development went through phases in which he used the legacy of classical heritage, dodecaphony and serial technique, as well as the elements of the so-called Polish Schools. He gradually created his own musical world founded on pure sound and musical idea. In an effort of enriching his sound, he often combines classical instruments with electronic music. His most performed work is the Forgotten Music for string quartet (1981), while his other notable pieces include The Wonderful Monster of Time for orchestra (1983), 47 Questions for orchestra (1985), Black Music for voices, chamber ensemble and electronics (1988), Musica Danieliana for piano and orchestra (1998), Banalia for voice, chamber ensemble and electronics (1998) and Dolce furioso for chamber ensemble (2002).