Valentin Silvestrov

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Ukrainian composer Silvestrov is known for his "metaphorical" style of music, which sounds transparent, but is technically and emotionally complex.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Two Dialogues with an Epilogue, for piano 2001 Keyboard Orchestral
Post Scriptum, sonata for violin & piano 1990 Chamber Music
Kitsch Music for Piano 1977 Keyboard
Liturgical Chants, for voice & chorus 2005 Choral
The Messenger, for strings & piano 1996 Orchestral
Diptych, for chorus 1995 Choral
Postludium for piano & orchestra 1985 Concerto
Postlude No. 2 for violin 1981 Chamber Music
Der Bote, for piano 1996 Keyboard Orchestral
Silent Songs, song cycle for lyric soprano or baritone & piano 1974 Vocal Music
Bagatellen for keyboard 2005 Keyboard
Symphony No. 6 1994 Symphony
Hymn 2001, for piano 2001 Keyboard
Abschiedsserenade, for string orchestra 2003 Orchestral
Three Waltzes, for piano 2005 Keyboard
Spiritual Songs (2), for chorus 2006 Choral
Symphony No. 2 for flute, percussion, piano & string orchestra 1965 Symphony
Dedication, symphony for violin and orchestra 1990 Symphony
Spiritual Chants (2), for chorus 2006 Choral
String Quartet No. 1 1974 Chamber Music
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