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Jurgis Juozapaitis

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Jurgis Juozapaitis (born June 29th, 1942 in Pykuoliai, Šiauliai) is a Lithuanian composer.

Biography

Jurgis Juozapaitis graduated from the Lithuanian Conservatory in 1968 where he studied under Julius Juzeliūnas. Between 1969 - 1977 he was the sound director for the Lithuanian TV. Between 1991 - 1994 he was a lecturer at the Lithuanian Conservatory, and between 1994- 1996 he was chairman of the Music Foundation of the Lithuanian Composers' Union. He is the composer Vytautas Juozapaitis's brother.

Techniques

Jurgis Juozapaitis used various compositional techniques are used in his work, including: serialism, aleatorics, colorism, minimalism, characteristic intuition, spontaneity of melodic lines, natural flow of music, expressiveness, lyricism.

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Text adapted from the Lithuanian Wikipedia.