Ukrainian repertoire. Viktor Kosenko worked towards the expansion of Ukrainian national Example 6 Kosenko Passacaglia. Example 7. Viktor Stepanovych Kosenko was a Soviet composer, concert pianist, and educator born in .. by Viktor Kosenko at the International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP); Passacaglia in G minor on YouTube, performed by Lera Auerbach.

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He was influenced by the musical environment in which he grew up. Upon graduation from the conservatory, he moved to the capital of the Volhynian GovernorateZhytomirwhere passacaglua composing and teaching, he invested a lot of time into performing, both as a soloist and accompanist as well. Kosenk Ukrainan. However, this changed when professor Mikhail Sokolovsky singled out Kosenko’s romance “Careless wind” set to text of Konstantin Balmont as an example of his students’ work.

During the s, part of his output was focused on the most oassacaglia and impartial audience. In Kiev, the composer’s circle of artistic acquaintances grew. Kosenko debuted his music in Zhytomyr in Kosenko used then melodies, harmonies, dorianlydian and phrygian modes, so linking his work with Ukrainian folk tunes.

In the summer ofKosenko was preparing to enter the Warsaw Conservatory to study piano. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Javascript is required for this feature. His first compositions for children, entitled Four Pieces for Children for fortepianowere written specifically for the Ukrainian Soviet fortepiano kosenlo, [5] demonstrating his understanding of child psychology and deep knowledge of the main objectives of a teacher.


During this period, Kosenko’s piano works were published for the first time.

11 Etudes in the From of Old Dances, Op.19 (Kosenko, Viktor)

The concert was broadcast live on the radio from his apartment on Pidval’na street. Contents 1 Performances 1. Tatiana Primak Khoury plays no.

As a student of the Saint Petersburg Conservatorythe young composer’s main focus was to become a performing pianist, only composing music when he was required to do so in theory classes. This same association invited him again in and Retrieved 23 July Kosenko’s life is conclusively divided into three distinct phases, in Warsaw, where he studied with renowned teachers Mikhail Sokolovsky and Iryna Pasaacaglia, in Zhytomyrwhere he began teaching piano and music theory at the Music Technicum, [2] later becoming director of the Zhytomyr Music School, [3] and finally in Kievwhere he devoted more time to symphonic compositions such as his Heroic Overture, which brought him due recognition in the world of Soviet music.

The following year he began teaching piano classes and music theory at the Music Technicum, [12] [n 5] passacaglai becoming director of the Zhytomyr Music School. The booklet text to the CD- which contains the complete set of 11 etudes – may be downloaded from Toccata Classics here. Since this work was first published after with the prescribed copyright notice, it is unlikely that this work is public domain in the USA.

Viktor Kosenko – Wikipedia

His Twenty-four Pieces for Children for fortepiano followed, becoming one of the most popular collections for children, even until today. He was often invited to be in the juries of musical performance competitions as a well-known performer and respected pedagogue.


After graduating from the conservatory in Kosenko joined his family in Zhytomyr[2] at that time the cultural center of the Volyn province. Inhe accepted an offer from the Philharmonic of Soviet Ukraine to do a tour with singer Oksana Kolodub to the Donbass area.

Viktor Kosenko

The pianist for that recording wrote a dissertation paswacaglia this work in particular, Shkoda, Natalya Please obey the copyright laws of your country. Kosenko’s reputation as a concert pianist brought him invitations to take part as juror in piano competitions around the Soviet Union.

It was she who then gave Kosenko his first lessons at the piano.

More information about this can be found here. When he debuted his own music to the public inhis concert was divided into two sections. He was regarded by his contemporaries as a master of lyricism. Hence, the edition is public domain in its country of origin or a government publication. This period that Kosenko spend in Zhytomyr was one of the richest in his musical career for he perfected his own artistic style in instrumental, vocal and chamber music; genres in which he was very active at that time.

The Agony of an Art. Kosenko dedicated much of his attention to children, too. Studies ; Dances ; For piano ; Scores featuring the piano ; For 1 player.

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