Octavian Nemescu

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Born 29th March 1940 in Pașcani, Romania, died November 6th, 2020 in Tunari, Ilfov County, Romania.
Romanian composer of orchestral, chamber, choral, electroacoustic, multimedia, metamusic, and imaginary works that have been heard throughout Europe and elsewhere.
Prof. Nemescu studied composition with Mihail Jora, harmony with Paul Constantinescu and orchestration with Alexandru Pașcanu and Anatol Vieru at Universitatea Națională de Muzică din București from 1956-63. Much later, he earned his DMus in musicology at the G. Dima Conservatory in Cluj-Napoca in 1978.
Developer of the Romanian Spectralism, alongside with Corneliu Cezar and.Horatiu Radulescu
His honors include the Aaron Copland Prize (USA, 1970), six prizes from the Romanian Composers Union UCMR (1970, 1981, 1984, 1987, 1992, 1995) and two prizes from the Concours International de Musique Électroacoustique de Bourges (1980, 1982). He has also earned the Prize of the Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences (1981) and the Prize of the International Confederation for Electroacoustic Music (ICEM) (1985).
His music has been performed throughout Romania, as well as in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Moldova, The Netherlands, Poland, Spain, and Switzerland, and has been broadcast throughout the world.
Prof. Nemescu initially taught at the University of Brașov, where he was an assistant from 1971-74 and a lecturer on analysis and counterpoint from 1974-78. From 1978-90, he was a professor of counterpoint, harmony and music history at the George Enescu Art High School in Bucharest and since 1990, has been Professor of Composition and doctoral advisor at Universitatea Națională de Muzică din București.
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ST-ECE 01981-01982 Octavian Nemescu - Romanian Contemporary Music album art Fernando Grillo - Iancu Dumitrescu / Octavian Nemescu / Costin Cazaban / Horia Șurianu Fernando Grillo - Iancu Dumitrescu / Octavian Nemescu / Costin Cazaban / Horia Șurianu - Romanian Contemporary Music(2xLP) Electrecord ST-ECE 01981-01982 Romania 1982 Sell This Version
ST-ECE 02330 Octavian Nemescu - Gradeatia - Natural album art Octavian Nemescu Gradeatia - Natural (Album) Electrecord ST-ECE 02330 Romania 1984 Sell This Version
ST-ECE 03923 Octavian Nemescu - Metabizantiniricon / Trisson album art Octavian Nemescu - Daniel Kientzy Octavian Nemescu - Daniel Kientzy - Metabizantiniricon / Trisson Electrecord ST-ECE 03923 Romania 1991 Sell This Version
ED MN 2003 Octavian Nemescu - Deus Ex Machina / Au-Delà De Vienne / Trellis album art Octavian Nemescu / Costin Cazaban Octavian Nemescu / Costin Cazaban - Deus Ex Machina / Au-Delà De Vienne / Trellis(CD) Edition Modern ED MN 2003 Romania 1996 Sell This Version
EDC 458 Octavian Nemescu - Les États Du Temps Et De L'Espace 2: Quindecimortuorium Pour 1 Heure Du Matin / Negantidiadua Pour 2 Heures Du Matin album art Octavian Nemescu Les États Du Temps Et De L'Espace 2: Quindecimortuorium Pour 1 Heure Du Matin / Negantidiadua Pour 2 Heures Du Matin(CD) Electrecord EDC 458 Romania 2002 Sell This Version
ADD 191 Octavian Nemescu - Musique Pour Réveil album art Octavian Nemescu Musique Pour Réveil(CD) Editura Casa Radio ADD 191 Romania 2007 Sell This Version
EDC 1036 - 1039 Octavian Nemescu - Musique Pour Réveil 2 (Meditation Music) album art Diana Rotaru / Octavian Nemescu Diana Rotaru / Octavian Nemescu - Musique Pour Réveil 2 (Meditation Music)(4xCD + Box) Electrecord EDC 1036 - 1039 Romania 2011 Sell This Version
n/004, BR 1009 Octavian Nemescu - Musique Pour Descendre album art Octavian Nemescu Musique Pour Descendre(CD) Niklas Records, Bôłt n/004, BR 1009 Poland 2012 Sell This Version
EDC 1142 - 1145 Octavian Nemescu - Musique Pour Descendre 2 (Meditation Music) album art Octavian Nemescu Musique Pour Descendre 2 (Meditation Music)(4xCD + Box) Electrecord EDC 1142 - 1145 Romania 2017 Sell This Version
458ECR Octavian Nemescu - Musique Pour Réveil 3 (Around The Throne) album art Octavian Nemescu Musique Pour Réveil 3 (Around The Throne)(CD, Album) Editura Casa Radio 458ECR Romania 2018 Sell This Version
n/012, BR 1047 Octavian Nemescu - Apokatastasis album art Octavian Nemescu Apokatastasis(CD, Album) Niklas Records, Bôłt n/012, BR 1047 Poland 2018 Sell This Version
EDC 1169 Octavian Nemescu - Musique Pour Descendre 3 album art Octavian Nemescu Musique Pour Descendre 3(CD) Electrecord EDC 1169 Romania 2020 Sell This Version
ONCD - 1001 Octavian Nemescu - Les États Du Temps Et De L'espace 1 album art Octavian Nemescu Les États Du Temps Et De L'espace 1 (Album) Editura Muzicală ONCD - 1001 Romania 1998 Sell This Version