Personality profile

Photo: František Poul

František Poul

27 Oct 1945 Praha

classical music
composition

Bio

Bio

1964 – 1968
Conservatory in Bratislava (trombone – J. Beneš, composing – J. Pospíšil)
1968 – 1970
attended several semesters at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel (composing – G. Benett)
1970 – 1976
Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (composing – Dezider Kardoš)
since 1976
music director in the Slovak Radio
1987 – 1990
music director in the OPUS recording company
1990 – 1991
editor of the department for symphonic, chamber and opera music of the Slovak Radio
1991 – 1997
head of the Music ensembles section of the Slovak Radio
1997 – 2000
head of the Major music genres department of the Slovak Radio
since 2000
pedagogue of the Conservatory in Bratislava (composition, instrumentation, music direction)
since 2006
simultaneously lectures at the Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (music direction, music dramaturgy, music theory for the sound masters)

Works

  • symphony orchestra
  • Symfonietta

    1976 17'
    SCORING: orch
  • Roads and Meetings

    for symphony orchestra
    1990 SCORING: orch: 4fl (1flp), 3ob (1ci), 4cl (1clb), 3fg (1cfg), 4cr, 3tr, 3tn, tu, sxa, sxt, tp, bat, 2ar, vbf, xlf, pf, archi
  • chamber orchestra
  • Meditation and Jubiloso

    for string instruments, harp and celesta
    2006 SCORING: ar, cel, archi
  • Mists Beyond the Water

    for chamber orchestra
    2013 9' 30''
    SCORING: archi
  • piano or piano four hands
  • Piano Suite

    1973 SCORING: pf
  • Nocturnes

    for piano
    1986 PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: pf
  • three instruments
  • Clarinets On Holiday

    1991 PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: 3cl
  • wind quintet
  • Wind Quintet

    1974 PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: fl, ob, cl, fg, cr
  • folklore adaptations – instruments
  • Wedding Impressions From Spiš

    1981 SCORING: orch
  • Sheperds' Impressions

    1982 SCORING: orch
  • mixed choir
  • Sonnet

    1978 TEXT: M. Válek
    SCORING: CM
  • Monument

    1979 TEXT: M. Kraus
    SCORING: CM
  • children's choir
  • Two Children`s Choirs

    1975 TEXT: J. Turan
    SCORING: CB

Bibliography

  • Art Critique and Journalism
  • PODRACKÝ, Igor: Tvorba : Mladí slovenskí autori
    1975 Hudobný život year 7, 1975, no. 23, p. 3

Discography

  • Photo: Chamber Music 3 CHAMBER MUSIC 3
    1993 CD – Music Fund SF 00152111
    1. Hanuš Domanský: Dithyrambes
      Daniel Buranovský (pf)
    2. Iris Szeghy: String Quartet "Musica dolorosa"
      Moyzes Quartet
    3. František Poul: Nocturnes
      Zlatica Poulová (pf)
    4. Vladimír Bokes: Sonata for Viola and Piano, op. 52
      Jozef Hošek (vl), Ivan Palovič st. (pf)
    5. Jozef Sixta: Piano Sonata
      Stanislav Zamborský (pf)

Premieres

  • First performances in Slovakia
  • František Poul: Mists Beyond the Water
    for chamber orchestra
    14 Apr
    2013
    First performances in Slovakia
    Small Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Bohdan Warchal Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Ewald Danel (dir.)
  • František Poul: Meditation and Jubiloso
    for string instruments, harp and celesta
    28 Jan
    2007
    First performances in Slovakia
    Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Bohdan Warchal Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Ewald Danel (umv.)
  • František Poul: Roads and Meetings
    for symphony orchestra
    25 Nov
    1992
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Large Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský (dir.)
  • František Poul: Symfonietta
    23 Feb
    1980
    First performances in Slovakia
    Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenárd (dir.)
  • František Poul: Sonnet
    18 Oct
    1978
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava Music Festival, Concert Hall of the Bratislava Castle, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovenskí madrigalisti, Ladislav Holásek (dir.)


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