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C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Firšt, Nenad - M - Slovenia 

 
 

 

Biography

Nenad Firšt is a composer with a particular affinity for string instruments. His music is expressive, reflectively restrained and effective in a concertante sense. After studying composition with Prof. Dane Škerl and violin with Prof. Rok Klopčič at the Ljubljana Academy of Music, Nenad Firšt furthered his studies at international courses for chamber music and composition in Hungary and France. He was a violinist with the Zagreb string quartet Sebastian and served as the president of Jeunesses Musicale Slovenia, while also overseeing the artistic direction of the organisation’s International Camp. He was director of international activities for the Celeia Institute in Celje and is currently employed as the general secretary of Jeunesses Musicale Slovenia. Since 1988, he has been the artistic director and conductor of the Celje String Orchestra. To date, more than one hundred of Firšt’s solo, chamber and symphonic works have been performed at concerts and festivals in Europe, USA, Brazil, Australia, Russia, Korea, Japan and Thailand, while his compositions appear on 30 compact discs by renowned Slovenian and foreign performers and ensembles. He has received numerous prizes and awards for his activities, including the Prešeren Prize of the Ljubljana Academy of Music (for his Third String Quartet), the Prešeren Prize of the Municipality of Celje (for his overall activities as a musician) and, in 2009, the Prešeren Fund Prize (for his compositional opus of the previous two years). Since 2010, and he has been the president of the Society of Slovene Composers.

 

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