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Some of these elements passacalgia doubling melodies in thirds, sixths and tenths, using “open” fifths, and pedal points. Viktor Stepanovych Kosenko Ukrainian: Piano Music, Vol 1—11 Etudes Shkoda “.

Viktor Kosenko

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Hence, the edition is public domain in its country of origin or a government publication. Kosenko organized a piano trio with violinist Volodymyr Skorokhod and cellist Vasyly Kolomyitsev, thus gaining popularity as a performer. Upon graduation from the conservatory, he moved to the capital of the Volhynian GovernorateZhytomirwhere besides composing and teaching, he invested a lot of time into performing, both as koswnko soloist and accompanist as well.

He would attempt to improvise, showing signs of his musical potential early on. Kosenko was born on 23 November in Saint Petersburg, into the large family of a major general [8] named Passqcaglia Kosenko. kosennko


Viktor Kosenko – Wikipedia

Kosenko’s life is conclusively divided into three distinct phases, in Warsaw, where he studied with renowned teachers Mikhail Sokolovsky and Iryna Miklashovskaya, in Zhytomyrwhere he began teaching piano and music theory at the Music Technicum, [2] later becoming director of the Zhytomyr Music School, [3] and finally in Kievwhere he devoted more time to symphonic compositions such as his Heroic Overture, which brought him due recognition in the world of Soviet music.

Music Under the Soviets: His Twenty-four Pieces for Children for fortepiano followed, becoming one of the passaccaglia popular collections for children, even until today. There his works were published for the first time. Retrieved 23 June Baikove CemeteryKiev. Views Read Edit View history. Piano Three Preludes, Op. Golden book of Ukrainian elite, Volume 2. His first compositions were markedly influenced by the works of composers such as Kosenmo ScriabinPyotr Ilyich TchaikovskySergei Rachmaninoff[1] and his compatriot Mykola Lysenko.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. As a student of the Saint Petersburg Conservatorythe young composer’s main focus was to become a performing pianist, only composing music when he was required to do so in theory classes. Kosenko was popular not only as a composer, but also as an outstanding pianist who had a wide range of activity.

During his time as professor of the Kiev Conservatory and apssacaglia composition of his symphonic Moldavian poem, which he never heard performed, [5] Kosenko was already deeply interested in learning and gathering information on Moldavian folk-music.


Founder of the Leontovych Musical Society.

Musytschna Ukrainan. During the s, part of his output was focused on the most demanding and impartial audience. His first compositions for children, entitled Four Pieces for Children for fortepianowere written specifically for the Ukrainian Soviet fortepiano repertoire, [5] demonstrating his understanding of child psychology and deep knowledge of the main objectives of a teacher.

In the summer ofKosenko was preparing to enter the Warsaw Conservatory to study piano.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 24 July He was regarded by his contemporaries passacagliq a master of lyricism. Following the successful debut of his music, Kosenko began to make many trips to perform his own music to places such as Kharkiv, DnipropetrovskLuhansk[10] and Moscow.

The booklet text to the CD- which contains the complete set of 11 etudes – may be downloaded from Toccata Classics here. Kosenko dedicated much of his attention to children, too.

Inhe gave a radio concert of his compositions live from his apartment.

Studies ; Dances ; For piano ; Scores featuring the piano ; For 1 player.