GLAVACH Wojciech I.( organist, conductor and composer)
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Biography GLAVACH Wojciech I.
(1849 - 1911). To play the piano, studied in Prague with Shimaha, the organ in a local school organists (1861 - 64). In 1871, Mr.. arrived in St. Petersburg, . where he served as organist at the Mariinsky Theater, . then conducted concerts of the St. Petersburg meeting of artists (1875 - 80), . summer concerts in Ozerki (1876 - 77, . 1891) and Pavlovsk (1882 - 86), . Sestrorezk (1900), . available to the public concerts in the hall Kononov (1889 - 90), . as well as in exhibitions in Paris (1889), . Chicago (1893), . Antwerp (1894), . Moscow (1892), . Nizhny Novgorod (1896) and Kiev (1897),
. He organized and conducted the student orchestra of the Symphony (since 1888) and spiritual (1892), as well as the choir. Since 1900. appointed as a soloist, organist at the court orchestra. Shortly thereafter, was appointed conductor of the orchestra Guards and was promoted to soloist of His Majesty. On behalf of Minister of Education, examined the teaching of music in a variety of educational establishments (over 300), and his report was established by the Commission for organizing the teaching of music in these institutions. He owned and attempts to improve as a concert garmonium and piano. In his instructions had been built a special device, the so-called armonipiano, which makes it possible accession to the piano sound is lengthened at the request of the latter. As a composer Glavach characterized by high fertility (over 100 individual works). He owns a comic opera "The Hunt" for Orchestra: Suite 9, mazurkas, waltzes 7, elegy, Serbian songs, piano etudes, 10 mazurkas, waltzes, rhapsodies, to be sung - over 50 songs, arrangements of folk songs of the Slavic. His latest essay was "Sokolsky march". G. T.