Roman Vlad

Real Name:
Roman Alfred Vlad
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Romanian-born composer, conductor, pianist and musicologist.
Born December 29th, 1919 in Cernauti, Romania.
Died September 21st, 2013 in Rome, Italy.

The Romanian-born Italian composer, pianist and musicologist, Roman Vlad, was awarded a diploma in the pianoforte from the Conservatory his native city. In 1938 he moved to Rome, acquiring Italian citizenship in 1951. He attended Rome University and was awarded a diploma in 1942, studying under Alfredo Casella at the National Academy of Santa Cecilia. His symphony won the ENESCU prize in 1942.
After the World War II, Roman Vlad, while continuing his work as a concert pianist and composer, became known as a writer and speaker in Italy, as well as Germany, France the USA and elsewhere. From 1954 to 1955 he taught at he Summer School of Music at Dartington Hall.
Artistic Director of the Academia Filarmonica Romana from 1955 to 1958 and from 1966 to 1969, Roman Vlad was also co-director of the musical section of the Enciclopedia dello Spettacolo (1958-1962). He has also been President of the Italian Society of Contemporary Music (1960), consultant and contributor to the Third Programme of RAI, Artistic Director of the Maggio Musicale in 1964 and of the Teatro Comunale of Florence (1968-1972). He has been President of the Società Aquilana dei Concerti (from 1973 to 1992) and Superintendent of the Teatro dell'Opera of Rome. Since 1967 he has been co-director of the Nuova Rivista Musicale Italiana, and from 1973 to 1989 was Artistic Director of the RAI Radio-Televisione Italiana Symphony Orchestra of Turin. From 1980 to 1982 and from 1990 to 1994, he was President of the C.I.S.A.C. (Confédération Internationale des Auteurs et Compositeurs).
Roman Vlad is currently Artistic Director of La Scala, Milan. He is currently also a member of the administrative council of C.I.S.A.C and of the management committee of National Academy of Santa Cecilia and Artistic Consultant to the Ravenna Festival, the Festival Settembre Musica and the Festival Musicale of Ravello. In 1994 he was nominated President of the Academia Filarmonica Romana. Roman Vlad is the author of symphony, chamber and theatrical works, including Cinque elegie su testi biblici (1990), Melodia variata (1990) and the recent Stagioni giapponesi, 24 Haiku (1993-1994). He has composed music for the stage and film, including La beautè du diable by Renè Clair. He has contributed to many publications in Italy and elsewhere and has worked with many theatres and with RAI.
In 1950 Roman Vlad was awarded the Nastro d'Argento for his film scores. In 1974 he received an honorary doctorate in music from the National University of Ireland. In 1991 he was elected member of the Koninlijke Academie voor Wetenschappen, Letteren en SchoneKunsten of Belgium. He is Commandeur des Art et des Lettres of the Académie des Arts et des Lettres of France. From 1987 until the summer of 1993, he was President of S.I.A.E. (Società Italiana degli Autore ed Editori), and was subsequently nominated Commissario Straordinario, from 1994 until January 1996.
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Albums

FS 3860 Sound Track From The Documentary Film Roman Vlad Sound Track From The Documentary Film "Picasso" (Album) Folkways Records FS 3860 US 1957 Sell This Version
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250 V 058 Paradis Terrestres (Musique Originale Du Film De Luciano Emmer) — Roman Vlad Roman Vlad Paradis Terrestres (Musique Originale Du Film De Luciano Emmer)(10") Ducretet Thomson 250 V 058 France 1959 Sell This Version
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LPBR 5076 Love Is My Profession / Where The Hot Wind Blows — Roman Vlad René Cloerec And Roman Vlad René Cloerec And Roman Vlad - Love Is My Profession / Where The Hot Wind Blows (Album) Everest LPBR 5076 US 1960 Sell This Version
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SPLE-845, 1076 Love Is My Profession / Where The Hot Wind Blows — Roman Vlad René Cloerec And Roman Vlad René Cloerec And Roman Vlad - Love Is My Profession / Where The Hot Wind Blows(LP) World Record Club, Everest SPLE-845, 1076 UK 1960 Sell This Version
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MM-1077 Sonata Per Violino E Pianoforte - Priére Pour Demander Une Etoile / Lettura Di Michelangelo — Roman Vlad Antonio Veretti, Roman Vlad Antonio Veretti, Roman Vlad - Sonata Per Violino E Pianoforte - Priére Pour Demander Une Etoile / Lettura Di Michelangelo(10") Fratelli Fabbri Editori MM-1077 Italy 1967 Sell This Version
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PCC 075 LP E Dio Si Ricordo' Dell'Uomo — Roman Vlad Roman Vlad E Dio Si Ricordo' Dell'Uomo(LP, Gat) Pro Civitate Christiana PCC 075 LP Italy 1968 Sell This Version
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AR.LP 12069 La Vita Di Leonardo Da Vinci — Roman Vlad Roman Vlad La Vita Di Leonardo Da Vinci(LP, Album) Ariston Records AR.LP 12069 Italy 1971 Sell This Version
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1 DAH Maria Stuarda, Musiche Di Scena — Roman Vlad Roman Vlad, Franco Zeffirelli, Friedrich Schiller Roman Vlad, Franco Zeffirelli, Friedrich Schiller - Maria Stuarda, Musiche Di Scena(LP, Gat) Frequenz 1 DAH Italy 1983 Sell This Version
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MDF 33.189 Il Giovane Toscanini (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film Di Franco Zeffirelli) — Roman Vlad Roman Vlad Il Giovane Toscanini (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film Di Franco Zeffirelli)(LP) Cinevox Record MDF 33.189 Italy 1988 Sell This Version
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SPK006 I Vampiri — Roman Vlad Roman Vlad I Vampiri Spikerot Records SPK006 Italy 2018 Sell This Version
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C00353 Bach & Italy Vol. 3 — Roman Vlad Johann Sebastian Bach - Boghen*, Boito*, Facchinetti*, Fiorentino*, Manzotti*, Togni*, Trebbi*, Vlad* - Chiara Bertoglio Johann Sebastian Bach - Boghen*, Boito*, Facchinetti*, Fiorentino*, Manzotti*, Togni*, Trebbi*, Vlad* - Chiara Bertoglio - Bach & Italy Vol. 3(CD, Album) Da Vinci Classics C00353 Japan 2020 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

EPA - 30-288, EPA 30-288 La Sfida (Original Soundtrack) — Roman Vlad Roman Vlad La Sfida (Original Soundtrack)(7", EP) RCA Italiana, RCA Italiana EPA - 30-288, EPA 30-288 Italy 1958 Sell This Version
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none L'Enfer Dans La Ville / Polycarpe — Roman Vlad Roman Vlad / A. F. Lavagnino* Roman Vlad / A. F. Lavagnino* - L'Enfer Dans La Ville / Polycarpe(7", EP, Promo) Editrice Italiana Audiovisivi, Unitalia Film none Italy 1959 Sell This Version
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Compilations

CD-CIA 5090 I Film Di Ursus — Roman Vlad Roman Vlad, Riz Ortolani, Carlo Savina, Angelo Francesco Lavagnino Roman Vlad, Riz Ortolani, Carlo Savina, Angelo Francesco Lavagnino - I Film Di Ursus(CD, Comp) Cinevox Record CD-CIA 5090 Italy 1991 Sell This Version
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CDDM058 I Vampiri / Caltiki - Il Mostro Immortale (Plus A Special Bonus Bonus Track Roman Vlad / Roberto Nicolosi / Carlo Savina Roman Vlad / Roberto Nicolosi / Carlo Savina - I Vampiri / Caltiki - Il Mostro Immortale (Plus A Special Bonus Bonus Track "To Mirna" By Carlo Savina Enclosed In The Movie Lisa E Il Diavolo) (Original Motion Picture Soundtracks / World Premiere Complete Recordings On Two Discs Set)(2xCD, Album, Comp, Ltd, RM) Digitmovies CDDM058 Italy 2006 Sell This Version
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CD-1217 Le Ciel Est Vide - Major Works For Piano — Roman Vlad Roman Vlad, Carlo Grante, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Giuseppe Sinopoli Roman Vlad, Carlo Grante, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Giuseppe Sinopoli - Le Ciel Est Vide - Major Works For Piano(CD, Comp, RE, RM) Music & Arts CD-1217 Europe 2008 Sell This Version