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date: 17 September 2019

Petra-Basacopol, Carmenlocked

  • Antigona Rădulescu


(b Sibiu, Sept 5, 1926). Romanian composer. After attending the philosophy faculty at Bucharest University (1945–9), she studied composition with Mihail Jora and Leon Klepper and orchestration with Theodor Rogalski at the Bucharest Conservatory (1949–56). Later she taught at the same institution (from 1962 to 2003), leading courses on musical analysis, harmony, and counterpoint. She obtained the PhD at the Sorbonne under the supervision of Jacques Chailley with a thesis entitled L’originalité de la musique roumaine à travers les oeuvres d’Enescu, Jora et Constantinescu (1976). In 1968 she attended the musical summer school in Darmstadt. She received various composition awards (at the World Youth and Student Festival of Berlin, Bucharest, and Warsaw, and at the International Composition Contest in Mannheim/Ludwigshafen, 1961); she was a member of the jury of the Jerusalem Harp Contest (1979) and the ‘Valentino Bucchi’ Composition Contest in Rome (...

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