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Rudolf Pepucha

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Rudolf Pepucha at the Slovak National Theater, Bratislava 2014. Photo by Draco Medici

Rudolf Pepucha (born March 25, 1975, Trstená) is a Slovak composer and director. He focuses mainly on experimental and electroacoustic creation. He is also the author of hundreds of stage and other compositions for theater, radio, TV and film. [1]

Education

Between 1995 and 2000 he studied composition with Prof. J. Hatrík and Doc. D. Matej at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. In 2010, he completed his doctoral studies with Prof. I. Parík (+2005) and Doc. D. Matej at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava.

Works

  • Little Oddities for Piano (2019-2020)
  • Žerte - electroacoustic composition for violin and electronics (2019) [1]
  • Silhouettes - electroacoustic composition for “Milanolo” and Electronics (2018) [2]
  • Suite Transilvanica - Prolog - electroacoustic composition (2017-2018) [3]
  • Femme fatale - electroacoustic composition for piano and PC (2017)
  • Labyrinth - electroacoustic composition (2016)
  • Mini Fantasy - for flute and piano (2016)
  • Objects - electroacoustic composition for cello and PC in 5.1 sound system (2015)
  • Up & Down - musical design of Boris Eifman's ballet of the same name (2014)
  • Angelika - musical adaptation of E. Suchoň's ballet of the same name (2013-2014)
  • Awe Brio - EA composition for voice and PC (2012)
  • Light in the Cathedral - EA composition for two fujars and a PC (2011)
  • Rosary II - EA composition for fujara and Live Electronic (2010)
  • Malwi - for accordion, cello and guitar (2009)
  • Little black music - electroacoustic composition for saxophone, trumpet, el. guitar and PC (2008)
  • EA miniatures - electroacoustic composition for piano, el. guitar and PC (2008)
  • Rosary - electroacoustic composition for saxophone and PC (2007)
  • With You for You (Fifth Variation) - for piano (2007)
  • Luigi Luigi - electroacoustic composition for accordion and PC in 5.1 sound system (2006)
  • In Memoriam I. Parík - electroacoustic composition for piano and PC in 5.1 sound system (2005)
  • diva: la morte e solo la via nel tempo - cycle of songs to the lyrics of V. Santanelli (2004-2005)
  • Gwozdenzubi: Songs - cycle of electroacoustic songs (2003 - 2005)
  • The End - electroacoustic composition for cello and PC in 5.1 sound system (2004) [4]
  • Bass Methamorphoses - quad microphone composition for bass. guitar, and PC (2003)
  • Mrcho - Soft - electroacoustic composition (dedicated to B. Gates) (2002)
  • Dissubidiente L'esmatore - electroacoustic composition based on a comic by R. Šucht (2002)
  • Woman with Black Wings - radio REMIX to the text by V. Santanelli (2002)
  • Rondo - concert rondo for two guitars (2000)
  • Sumad - quad microphone composition for PC, violin, cello, two accordions and piano (2000)
  • 24. 3. 99 ' - for accordion and string quartet (1999)
  • Concert Etudes 2 for Bayan (1999)
  • Whatever? - rondo for piano (1998)
  • Chorus - for tone generator (1998)
  • 666X3 - for computer, tone generator, violin, cello and accordion (1998)
  • Tooth of Time - for chamber orchestra (1998)
  • Concert Etudes for Bayan (1998)
  • Pas de deux - Suite for Cello and Piano (1997) [5]
  • Vision for two accordions (1997)
  • Thumbnails for Guitar (1996)
  • Philosophy of Love - a song for mezzo-soprano and accordion (1996)
  • Search - Variations for Piano (1995)
  • Flowing Time - String Quartet (1995)
  • Apocalypse for Symphony Orchestra (1994)

Awards

  • SOZA prize 2002, for the composition "Pas de deux"
  • Honorable mention for the radio remix "Woman with Black Wings" at the KUNM International Festival of New Radio Shapes (Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 2003)
  • The main prize for the radio remix "Woman with Black Wings" at the international festival of radio games Prix Bohemia radio 2003. (Czech Republic, 2003)
  • The main prize at the Bojnice 2003 radio festival
  • Music Fund Award for scenes. music to radio. game Šaňov dad (Bojnice 2003)
  • UNESCO main prize in the "composer under 30" category for the composition "The End" (IREM festival 2004, Rome)
  • Music Fund Award for "Princess Johan's Christmas Fish" (Cascades 2005)
  • The main prize "XAVER" at the "Creation 2007" festival, for music for the game "A story about a boy and a wild goose"
  • The main prize at the "Creation 2009" festival for the music for the game "Princess with a gold star on her forehead"
  • The main prize at the "Creation 2011" festival behind the scenes for music for the game "Curse of Zobor"
  • Co-holder of the award of the Minister of Culture of the Slovak Republic for the ballet "Angelika" (2015) [2]

References

  1. Rudolf Pepucha - Composer [online]. www.pepucha.eu, [cit. 2017-02-12]. Available online. (in English)
  2. The Minister of Culture Marek Maďarič awarded the Awards of the Minister of Culture for 2014 [online]. www.culture.gov.sk, [cit. 2017-02-12]. Available online.

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