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Strong power of the soul and talent

Strong power of the soul and talent
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From 26 September, a permanent virtual exhibition "Strong power of the soul and talent" timed to the 100th anniversary of the Belarusian composer and teacher A. Bogatyrev (1913–2003) is presented to the audience attention.

The People’s Artist, Winner of the USSR and BSSR State Prizes, Honorable figure in the field of arts in Belarus A. Bogatyrev is the oldest Belarusian composer, one of the establishers of the modern Belarusian composer school, a classic of the national music. During all his life, he was involved in the development of professional musical art. From 1948 to 2003, he was engaged in teaching at the Belarusian Academy of Music and trained more than 30 composers. His students were such well-known figures as Y. Glebov, I. Luchanok, G. Vagner, Y. Semyanyako, D. Smolsky, S. Kortes, A. Mdivani, G. Surus, E. Tyrmand, V. Soltan, L. Zakhlevny, etc.

His musical heritage includes operas, symphonies, cantatas, oratorios, concertos, choral music, vocal and instrumental chamber music. They are remarkable for their relevance of theme, optimism of concepts and magnificence of artistic characteristics.

Users can order the publications displayed at the exhibition "A strong power of a soul and talent" in the Music and Audiovisual Materials Reading Room (3rd floor, room 305) and in an electronic catalog on the website. The workers of the Reading Room will help to find and order documents. The Reading Room has piano and special equipment for work with audio documents.

The exhibition was prepared by the staff of the Documents on Music Art Section of the Special Collections Division.

Contact telephone: (+375 17) 293 27 52.

See also the other virtual exhibitions prepared by the Library:


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