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date: 22 August 2019

Dychko, Lesya (Lyudmila) Vasil′yevnalocked

  • Yelena Zin′kevich

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(b Kiev, Oct 24, 1939). Ukrainian composer. In 1964 she graduated from the Kiev Conservatory where she studied composition with Dan′kevych and Lyatoshyns′ky, then completed postgraduate work with the latter and with Peyko at the Moscow Conservatory (1968–70). After teaching in various establishments in Kiev from 1963, in 1993 she was appointed lecturer on orchestration at the National Music Academy of Ukraine. In 1969 she won first prize at a Moscow young composers’ competition and has since received the Nikolay Ostrovsky prize (1970) and the Taras Shevchenko prize (1989). She has served on the administrative bodies of the Ukrainian and the all-union composers’ unions, and is a recipient of the titles Honoured Representative of the Arts of the Ukraine (1982) and People’s Artist of the Ukraine (1995). A representative of the neo-folklorist trend in Ukrainian music, she chiefly composes choral works in which she reinterprets old traditional texts in specific folk genres. Ukrainian visual art of the 15th to 17th centuries has served as a creative starting point, as has the colour combinations of decorative folk art. She is drawn to both historical themes and also to nature – in works such as ...

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