Ivan Vandor

Ivan Vandor

Born in Hungary in 1932 he moved to Rome in 1938. At the age of 6 he studied violin and at 8 piano and composition. In his teens he was a professional Jazz Sax player.
In 1959 he graduated in Composition with Goffredo Petrassi at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory of Music in Rome. The following year he studied in Paris with Max Deutsch. Back in Italy he attended the post-graduate courses taught by Goffredo Petrassi at the Santa Cecilia Academy of Music.
In 1961 he was awarded the first prize of the International Competition of the SIMC - the first of many other important international recognitions.
In 1971 he earned his Master Degree in Ethnomusicology at the University of California in Los Angeles, followed up with a research in the Himalaya regions on the music of the Tibetan Buddhism.
Member Performer of the Gruppo di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza and Musica Elettronica Viva (MEV) together with Frederic Rzewski and Alvin Curran among others.
He succeeded Alain Daniélou as Chair of the International Institute for Comparative Music Studies of Berlin, staying in charge until 1983, taking over the "Scuola Interculturale di Musica" in Venice.
Vice-president of the Italian Society of Ethnomusicology; visiting Professor in Composition at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Furthermore, he has held many conferences and seminars; been a member of several international Juries, including the Kyoto Prize.
Author of the book "La Musique du Bouddhisme Tibétain" (Paris, Buchet/Chastel, 1977); his articles and compositions are edited by BMG Ariola, Edipan, Edizioni Suvini-Zerboni and Ricordi.
Since 1983 he taught Composition at the Conservatories "G. B Martini" of Bologna and "S. Cecilia" of Rome.
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Ivan Vandor Discography Tracks


Cms. 30-101 Ivan Vandor Nudi Per Vivere (Original Soundtrack)(LP) Cam Cms. 30-101 Italy 1964 Sell This Version
508951-2 Bill Conti, Ivan Vandor, Gianni Ferrio, Gianni Marchetti Bill Conti, Ivan Vandor, Gianni Ferrio, Gianni Marchetti - Mademoiselle De Sade E I Suoi Vizi(CD) CAM 508951-2 Italy 2003 Sell This Version
3998926 Ivan Vandor / Bruno Nicolai Ivan Vandor / Bruno Nicolai - Andremo In Cittа (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(CD, Album) Saimel Bandas Sonoras 3998926 Spain 2011 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

EPD 45 Bill Gilmore & Ivan Vandor Bill Gilmore & Ivan Vandor - Jazz In Italy N.7(7", EP) Cetra EPD 45 Italy 1960 Sell This Version
AMP 23 Ivan Vandor Omicidio Per Appuntamento (Colonna Sonora Originale)(7", Single) CAM AMP 23 Italy 1967 Sell This Version
Ivan Vandor Seduto Alla Sua Destra CAM Italy 1968 Sell This Version
MDF 115 Ivan Vandor Una Spirale Di Nebbia (Original Soundtrack)(7") Cinevox MDF 115 Italy 1977 Sell This Version


CDDM186 James Dashow / Federico Monti Arduini / Ivan Vandor James Dashow / Federico Monti Arduini / Ivan Vandor - Oedipus Orca / La Orca / Una Spirale Di Nebbia (Original Soundtracks)(2xCD, Album, Comp, RE, RM, Ltd) Digitmovies CDDM186 Italy 2011 Sell This Version

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