Kazanli Nikolai Ivanovich( composer and conductor)
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Biography Kazanli Nikolai Ivanovich
Born in 1869. He studied at the Mikhailovsky Artillery School, Odessa Music School and the St. Petersburg Conservatory (1891 - 1894), I finished it on the theory and composition with N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov. Counterpoint studied by YI. Johanson and the advice of MA. Balakirev, which was close. They are written for the orchestra - simfonietta "G-dur" (1893); Symphony f-moll and the ballad "Lenore" (1897); "Villa am Meer" (a fantasy on the picture Beklin, . St.Petersburg, . "Russian Symphony Concert", . 1913), "Carnival Night", . music painting (Saint-Petersburg, . the same concerts, . 1914); opera "Miranda" (The Mariinsky Theater),
. For chorus and orchestra: "Mermaid" (Mason); "Wolf at the kennel (Krylov)," Solemn Cantata 200 th anniversary of the 2 nd Cadet Corps (1912). For the choir a capella: "The great requiem". Romances. Works Kazanli demonstrate technical skill, taste and creative imagination, not the novelty of differing ideas, forms and techniques. One of their outstanding qualities - colorful orchestration. Kazanli owns a lot of work on the instrumentation of foreign works. Conductor (1897 - 1904) Russian symphony concerts at Khaimah in Munich, where for the first time in Germany performed well under his control completely "Ruslan and Ludmila" by Glinka. Repeat this performance in Berlin (1900). In 1902, Mr.. conducted in Prague, in Kissingen. Edited and translated from the German (under the will of the author) posthumous work of S. Johannsen, "Textbook of strict counterpoint". He collaborated on the musical part of the newspaper "Day" (1890 - 91), in the "Artist" (1891 - 93), in "Munchener Allg. Zeitung "," Deutsche Musik-Z. "; In" Die Musik "(1901 - 1905) and other. Supervises the teaching of music in high school, engineering school and in the 2 nd Cadet Corps. A member of the commission for the advancement of military music.