Leben und Werk. Composed by Katerina Vondrovicova. This edition: Paperback/Soft Cover. Book. Schott. Katerina Vondrovicova konnte sich in ihrem Buch auf umfangreiches Material aus dem Besitz des Komponisten stutzen, wodurch der Leser einen ganz personlichen Zugang zur Lebens- und Gedankenwelt dieses aussergewohnlichen Kunstlers erhalt. 275 pages. Schott Music #ED 9191. Published by Schott Music (SD.49032943).
Item Number: SD.49032943
ISBN 9783795703783. German.
Petr Eben (born in 1929) has achieved international recognition mainly for his choral and organ works, but his output also contains an opera, various works for orchestra, numerous chamber music pieces and songs as well as collections of material for teaching purposes. For this book Katerina Vondrovicova has had access to a wide selection of material in the possession of the composer, which helps the reader to gain a very personal and direct impression of the ideas, philosophy and life-style of this extraordinary artist. Part I is an introduction to Petr Eben's personal history and development.Part II, intended more as a quick overview and for reference, contains a comprehensive list of works with details of orchestration and duration plus adiscography. This section is a useful reference tool for libraries, concertpromoters and performers alike.