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Jiri Tancibudek, the landmark recordings.


Jiri Tancibudek, the landmark recordings.

  • Published by ABC Classics [4617032] — 1 CD (74 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item is out-of-print. We regret that it cannot be purchased from the Australian Music Centre.
  • Library Availability: CD 807 — Available for loan

Out of Print

This item is out-of-print. We regret that it cannot be purchased from the Australian Music Centre.

Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Sonatina (1957) for violin (or oboe) and piano Margaret Sutherland

Product details

Born in Czechoslovakia in 1921, Jiri Tancibudek's story is the stuff of which legends are made. He was the Principal Oboist for the Czech Opera before becoming Principal Oboe in the Czech Philharmonic under Rafael Kubelik, a position he held for five years before being forced to escape his country, which was embroiled in World War II. A desperate night-time trek across the mountains with his wife and her family followed, and they settled in Australia in 1950.

There followed an extraordinary career. Jiri Tancibudek has been an oboe teacher at many of the leading classical music institutions in Australia as well as Principal Oboist of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the internationally acclaimed Adelaide Wind Quintet. As a soloist he has performed with some of the most distinguished artists and conductors in the world including Walter Susskind, Josef Krips, Sir Eugene Goossens, Sir John Barbirolli and Yehudi Menuhin. Many composers have written and dedicated works to him including Martinu and Feld as well as Australian composers Margaret Sutherland, Dorian le Gallienne, Miriam Hyde and Franz Holford.

Duration: 74 min.

Contents note: Oboe concerto in C / Haydn -- Concerto for oboe and small orchestra / Bohuslav Martinu -- Six metamorphoses after Ovid / Benjamin Britten -- Sonata for oboe and piano / Jindrich Feld -- Sonatina for oboe and piano / Margaret Sutherland.

Contents note:

I. Gaily rhythmic -- II. Singingly -- III. Lively and teasing.

This product forms part of the following series: ABC classics.

Performers: Jiri Tancibudek (oboe) ; Noreen Stokes (piano: Sutherland).

Capture session: Sonatina recorded in Adelaide on 18 August, 1976.

Liner notes include programme notes and biographical notes on Tancibudek and the composers.

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