Personality profile

Photo: Miloslav Kořínek Author: Pavel Kastl

Miloslav Kořínek

29 Jan 1925 Brno – 8 Jul 1998 Bratislava

classical music
composition

Bio

Bio

1943 – 1949
Conservatory in Bratislava (composing – Alexander Moyzes, conducting – Kornel Schimpl)
1949 – 1951
Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (composing – Alexander Moyzes)
1949 – 1985
music theory and composing teacher at the Conservatory in Bratislava, since 1962 deputy director

Works

  • stage works
  • Atlantis

    Epic cantata for soprano, alto, tenor and bass solo voices, female, male and mixed choir and large orchestra
    1974 TEXT: J. Kořínková, after V. Nezval
    SCORING: s, a, t, b, CF, CMa, CM, orch
  • opera
  • As An Egg Went for a Trip

    Children’s opera in 2 scenes
    1959 TEXT: J. Krčméry-Vrteľová
    PUBLISHER: Slovenský hudobný fond
    FIGURES: Rooster (s), Egg (s), Duck (ms), Turkey (a), Donkey (t), Crab (bbr), Ox (b)
    SCORING: vv, CMa, orch
    Audio icon
  • symphony orchestra
  • With Joy to Work

    1951 SCORING: orch
  • Funeral Music

    1953 SCORING: orch
  • Solemn Overture

    for orchestra
    1958 9' 44''
    SCORING: orch
  • Festive Song

    1966 SCORING: orch
  • Allegro brillante

    1976 SCORING: orch
  • Symphony

    1983 22'
    SCORING: orch
  • Bratislava, City of Our Life

    1989 SCORING: orch
  • chamber orchestra
  • Divertimento concertante

    for string orchestra
    1962 SCORING: archi
  • one solo instrument with orchestra
  • In Meditation

    Elegiac pastorale for horn and orchestra
    SCORING: cr, orch: 2fl, ci, 3cl (1clb), 2fg, tr, cel, pf, archi
  • Chamber concertino

    for viola and orchestra
    1951 SCORING: vl, orch
  • Two Pieces

    for oboe and orchestra
    1953 SCORING: ob, orch
  • Concerto

    for accordion and orchestra
    1956 SCORING: ac, orch
  • Concerto

    for flute and orchestra
    1964 PUBLISHER: Slovenský hudobný fond
    SCORING: fl, orch
  • Concerto

    for clarinet and chamber orchestra
    1966 12'
    PUBLISHER: Slovenský hudobný fond
    SCORING: cl, orch
  • Koncert

    1968 SCORING: cr, orch
  • Concerto

    for oboe and orchestra
    1987 18'
    SCORING: ob, orch: 2fl, ci, 3cl (1clb), 2fg, 3cr, 2tr, ar, cel, archi
  • Koncert

    1991 SCORING: fg, orch
  • instrumental chamber works
  • Small concerto

    for accordion ensemble
    1959 PUBLISHER: Štátne hudobné vydavateľstvo
    SCORING: 6ac, xlf, 2tp, trg, 2pt, tpc, gc
  • solo instrument
  • Pictures from Our Life I

    for accordion
    PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: ac
  • Pictures from Our Life II

    for accordion
    PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: ac
  • Metamorphoses of Sound and Idea

    A virtuoso piece for baritone accordion
    1983 PUBLISHER: Hudobný fond
    SCORING: ac
  • Etudes I., II.

    for guitar
    1987 SCORING: gui
  • Music

    for cello
    1987 SCORING: vc
  • Variation Suite

    1987 SCORING: ar
  • Sonata toccata

    1989 SCORING: cmb
  • piano or piano four hands
  • Furiant

    for piano
    1947 SCORING: pf
  • Lento tranquillo

    for piano
    1947 SCORING: pf
  • Sonata in B major

    for piano
    1949 SCORING: pf
  • About Human Luck

    for piano
    1955–1961 SCORING: pf
  • Ferencek's Summer

    for piano
    1956 SCORING: pf
  • Coloured Spots

    for piano
    1968 PUBLISHER: Supraphon
    SCORING: pf
  • Apocrypha

    for piano
    1969 SCORING: pf
  • Pieces

    for two pianos eight hands
    1969 PUBLISHER: Panton
    SCORING: 2pf8m
  • two instruments
  • Chamber Concertino

    for viola and piano
    1951 SCORING: vl, pf
  • Two Pieces

    for oboe and piano
    1953 PUBLISHER: Slovenský hudobný fond
    SCORING: ob, pf
  • Four Compositions

    1960 SCORING: vc, pf
  • Sonatinas of Joyful Youth

    1960 SCORING: fl/ob/cl/cr/tr/tn/vl/cb, pf
  • Sonata

    for double bass and piano
    1970 SCORING: cb, pf
  • Concert No. 1

    for violin and piano
    1973 PUBLISHER: Opus
    SCORING: vn, pf
  • Concert No. 2

    for violin and piano
    1973 PUBLISHER: Opus
    SCORING: vn, pf
  • Sonatina

    for cello and piano
    1973 SCORING: vc, pf
  • Two Capriccios

    for trombone and piano
    1973 SCORING: tn, pf
  • Concert Fantasia

    for flute and guitar
    1974 6' 56''
    SCORING: fl, gui
  • Elegy

    for violin and piano
    1974 PUBLISHER: Opus
    SCORING: vn, pf
  • Sonatina

    for bassoon and piano
    1977 PUBLISHER: Slovenský hudobný fond
    SCORING: fg, pf
  • Three Compositions

    1981 SCORING: cr, pf
  • Little Compositions

    1986 SCORING: fl, gui
  • Sonata

    for violin and piano
    1986 SCORING: vn, pf
  • Through Summer Path

    Musical picture for two clarinets
    1988 SCORING: 2cl
  • three instruments
  • Trio in A Major

    for two oboes and English horn
    1961 PUBLISHER: Slovenský hudobný fond
    SCORING: 2ob, ci
  • Humoresques

    1985 SCORING: fl, vc, cmb
  • Three Bagatelles

    1988 SCORING: ob, cl, fg
  • piano trio
  • Variations on Own Theme (Romantic Variations)

    for piano trio
    1989 SCORING: vn, vc, pf
  • four instruments
  • Quartet

    for flute, violin, cello and harpsichord
    1978 SCORING: fl, vn, vc, cmb
  • string quartet
  • Music

    1963 SCORING: 2vn, vl, vc
  • five instruments
  • Piano Quintet

    1967 16' 06''
    SCORING: 2vn, vl, vc, pf
  • wind quintet
  • Wind Quintet

    1970 SCORING: fl, ob, cl, fg, cr
  • eight instruments
  • Five Grotesque Compositions

    for 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 French horns and 2 bassoons
    1977 SCORING: 2ob, 2cl, 2cr, 2fg
  • solo voice(s) with piano accompaniment
  • From Hrubín's Špalíček

    1963 TEXT: F. Hrubín
    SCORING: s, pf
  • After the Rain

    Cycle of five songs for bass and piano on the lyrics by Vladimír Reisel
    1967 TEXT: V. Reisel
    PUBLISHER: Opus
    SCORING: b, pf
  • Songs about Fault

    1972 TEXT: P. Ondrejov, Po Čü-i, P. Neruda
    SCORING: b, pf
  • Years Have Passed

    1974 9'
    TEXT: G. Hupka
    SCORING: b, pf
  • March Snow

    1993 TEXT: J. Kořínková
    SCORING: v, pf
  • Křídlovko…

    1997 TEXT: F. Hrubín
    SCORING: v, pf
  • folklore adaptations – instruments with voices
  • Red Apple

    around 195? SCORING: CB, pf
  • mixed choir
  • Greeting to the Land of Victory and Joy

    1950 TEXT: A. Plávka
    SCORING: CM
  • Boat and Tie

    1969 TEXT: G. Apollinaire
    SCORING: 2CM
  • male choir
  • Partisan

    1950 TEXT: A. Prídavok
    SCORING: CMa
  • children's choir
  • Cantatina

    for children's choir a cappella
    1978 TEXT: without text
    SCORING: CB

Bibliography

  • Studies (Book Chapters, Dictionary Entries, Scholarly Articles)
  • CHALUPKA, Ľubomír: Vývoj po roku 1945
    1996 Dejiny slovenskej hudby (ed. O. Elschek), ASCO Art & Science, Bratislava 1996, p. 305, 315
  • Kol.: Mikroprofily slovenských skladateľov
    5. 10. 1983 Československý rozhlas 5. 10. 1983
  • HRUŠOVSKÝ, Ivan: Slovenská hudba
    1969 State Music Publisher, Bratislava 1969, p. 369–370
  • Art Critique and Journalism
  • HOCHEL, Stanislav: Miloslav Kořínek
    1995 Hudobný život year 27, 1995, no. 2, p. 2
  • FILIPOVÁ, E.: Jubilující Miloslav Kořínek
    1985 Hudební nástroje 1985, no. 5, p. 197–198
  • ZIKA, Pavel: K šesťdesiatke Miloslava Kořínka. Skladateľ a pedagóg
    1985 Hudobný život 1985, no. 2, p. 8
  • (GRS): Miloslav Kořínek
    1975 Hudobný život year 7, 1975, no. 4, p. 3
  • Kol.: Miloslav Kořínek quinquagénaire
    1975 La musique slovaque 1975, no. 1, p. 8
  • GYERMEK, J. – KRČMÉRY–VRTEĽOVÁ, J. – ODZGANOVÁ, O. – VALACH, J.: Nová opera pre deti v SND
    1961 Javisko 1961, no. 2, p. 17–20
  • CHALUPKA, Ľubomír: Týždeň slovenskej hudobnej tvorby
    Koncerty komornej hudby : 27. II. 1976
    1976 Hudobný život year 8, 1976, no. 5, p. 5, 7
  • NOVÁČEK, Zdenko: Milošovi Kořínkovi
    Ročenka 1984–1985, Konzervatórium v Bratislave
  • Analyses of Works
  • PEJHOVSKÝ, Miroslav: Miroslav Kořínek: Koncert pre flautu a orchester
    1974 Hudobný život year 6, 1974, no. 7, p. 3
  • BOKESOVÁ, Zdenka: Nová detská opera (Miloslav Kořínek: Ako išlo vajce na vandrovku)
    1960 Slovenská hudba year 4, 1960, no. 4, p. 190–193
  • Personal bibliography
  • Učebnica harmónie
    1959 Slovak Pedagogical Publishing House, Bratislava 1959

Discography

  • Photo:
    2012 CD – Opus 910147-2
    1. Ján Cikker: Variations on the Slovak Folk Song
      Slovak Philharmonic, Ladislav Slovák (dir.)
    2. Ján Zimmer: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 6, Op. 71
      Ján Zimmer (pf), Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenárd (dir.)
    3. Ján Zimmer: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 6, Op. 71
      Ján Zimmer (pf), Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenárd (dir.)
    4. Jozef Grešák: Amoebas
      Slovak Philharmonic, Bystrík Režucha (dir.)
    5. Dezider Kardoš: Res Philharmonica Op. 41
      Slovak Philharmonic, Ladislav Slovák (dir.)
    6. Miloslav Kořínek: Concerto
      Jozef Luptáčik (cl), Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenárd (dir.)
    7. Šimon Jurovský: Symphony No. 2 "Heroic" – Fight
      Ferdinand Klinda (org), Slovak Philharmonic, Ladislav Slovák (dir.)
    8. Dezider Kardoš: Partita for Twelve String Instruments Op. 43
      Bohdan Warchal Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Bohdan Warchal (umv.)
    9. Oto Ferenczy: Music for Four String Instruments – Intermezzo
      The Slovak Quartet, Aladár Móži (vn), Alojz Nemec (vn), Milan Telecký (vl), František Tannenberger (vc)
    10. Oto Ferenczy: Music for Four String Instruments – Fantasia
      The Slovak Quartet, Aladár Móži (vn), Alojz Nemec (vn), Milan Telecký (vl), František Tannenberger (vc)
    11. Alexander Moyzes: Sonatina giocosa Op. 57 – Scherzo
      Bohdan Warchal Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Bohdan Warchal (umv.)
    12. Andrej Očenáš: Bells. Sonata for Piano Op. 44
      Tatiana Fraňová (pf)
    13. Ivan Parík: Sonata for Cello
      Jozef Sikora (vc)
    14. Jozef Sixta: Solo For Piano
      Alexander Cattarino (pf)
    15. Dušan Martinček: Sonata No. 2 "Poem"
      Ivan Palovič st. (pf)
  • Photo:
    1983 LP – Opus 9112 1029
    1. Milan Novák: Our Day
      Zuzana Bardúnová (v), Renata Gáboríková (v), Milan Brunner (fl), Detský zbor Československého rozhlasu, Marián Vach (dir.)
    2. Ladislav Burlas: Tararam
      Detský zbor Československého rozhlasu, Marián Vach (dir.)
    3. Miloslav Kořínek: Cantatina
      Detský zbor Československého rozhlasu, Marián Vach (dir.)
    4. Ivan Hrušovský: Pictures from the Nature
      Detský zbor Československého rozhlasu, Marián Vach (dir.)
  • Photo: Miloslav Kořínek MILOSLAV KOŘÍNEK
    1980 LP – Opus 9110 0859
    1. Miloslav Kořínek: Solemn Overture
      Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenárd (dir.)
    2. Miloslav Kořínek: Concerto
      Jozef Luptáčik (cl), Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenárd (dir.)
    3. Miloslav Kořínek: Piano Quintet
      Marian Lapšanský (pf), Bratislavské kvarteto, Andrea Šestáková (vn), Ján Eckhardt (vn), Karol Kopernický (vl), Karol Filipovič (vc)
    4. Miloslav Kořínek: Concert Fantasia
      Miloš Jurkovič (fl), Jozef Zsapka (gui)
  • Photo: Nová tvorba '78 NOVÁ TVORBA '78
    1978 LP – Opus 9111 0757
    1. Dezider Kardoš: Concert for Quintet of Wind Instruments Op. 47
      Bratislava Wind Quintet, Vojtech Samec (fl), Vladimír Mallý (ob), Jozef Luptáčik (cl), Jozef Illéš (cr), František Machats (fg)
    2. Ladislav Holoubek: Panpulons Op. 63
      Jozef Špaček (b), Ľudovít Marcinger (pf)
    3. Juraj Beneš: Intermezzo No. 1
      Vladislav Brunner (fl), Juraj Brunner (fl), Milan Brunner (fl), O. Vajdová (fl), Ladislav Šoka (fl), F. Valla (fl)
    4. Miloslav Kořínek: Five Grotesque Compositions
      Bratislava Wind Octet, Justus Pavlík (umv.)
  • Photo: Bratislava – the Town of Music BRATISLAVA – THE TOWN OF MUSIC
    1977 LP – Opus 9110 0560
    1. Daniel Georg Speer: Sonata No. 26 for wind instruments and basso continuo
      František Kurzweil (dir.), Bratislava Wind Harmony
    2. Anton Zimmermann: Dances for two violins and string orchestra
      Vojtech Gabriel (vn), Viliam Farkaš (vn), Bratislavské komorné združenie, Vlastimil Horák (dir.)
    3. Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Rondo con grazia (3. movement of the Grand Sonata in A flat major op. 92)
      Silvia Macudzińska (pf4m), Rudolf Macudziński (pf4m)
    4. Alexander Albrecht: Quintetto frammento
      Vojtech Samec (fl), Vladimír Mallý (ob), Jozef Luptáčik (cl), František Machats (fg), Pavol Kováč (pf)
    5. Alexander Moyzes: Musica Istropolitana Op. 73
      Bohdan Warchal Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Bohdan Warchal (umv.)
    6. Miloslav Kořínek: Sonatina
      Jozef Sikora (vc), Tatiana Fraňová (pf)
    7. Miloslav Kořínek: Sonatina
      Jozef Sikora (vc), Tatiana Fraňová (pf)
    8. Eugen Suchoň: Sonatina op. 11 for violin and piano ESD 60
      Jela Špitková (vn), Marian Lapšanský (pf)
    9. Milan Novák: Music for Flute and String Quartet – Con moto
      Vojtech Samec (fl), Tedla Quartet
  • Photo:
    1977 LP – Opus 9110 0586
    1. Oto Ferenczy: Prologue
      Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenárd (dir.)
    2. Miloslav Kořínek: Allegro brillante
      Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenárd (dir.)
    3. Milan Novák: Cross Our Time
      Róbert Szücs (br), Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenárd (dir.)
    4. Alexander Moyzes: The February, Op. 48
      Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ľudovít Rajter (dir.)

Premieres

  • First performances in Slovakia
  • Miloslav Kořínek: Variations on Own Theme (Romantic Variations)
    for piano trio
    23 Nov
    1992
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Slovak Radio, Studio 2, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Zuzana Hrašková (vn), Jana Vaculová (vc), Nataša Bezeková (pf)
  • Miloslav Kořínek: Sonata
    for violin and piano
    18 Feb
    1989
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Josef Skořepa (vn), Otakar Šebesta (pf)
  • Miloslav Kořínek: Concerto
    for oboe and orchestra
    17 Feb
    1988
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Emil Hargaš (ob), Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Marián Vach (dir.)
  • Miloslav Kořínek: Through Summer Path
    Musical picture for two clarinets
    17 Feb
    1988
    First performances in Slovakia
    New Slovak Music, Moyzes Hall, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Roman Döme (cl), Martin Štempel (cl)
  • Miloslav Kořínek: Metamorphoses of Sound and Idea
    A virtuoso piece for baritone accordion
    14 Feb
    1985
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Tibor Rácz (ac)
  • Miloslav Kořínek: Symphony
    13 Feb
    1984
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Oliver Dohnányi (dir.)
  • Miloslav Kořínek: Three Compositions
    9 Feb
    1982
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Ján Budzák (cr), Helena Gáfforová (pf)
  • Miloslav Kořínek: Years Have Passed
    20 Feb
    1980
    First performances in Slovakia
    A Week of New Slovak Music, Concert Hall of the Bratislava Castle, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Vladislav Zápražný (br), Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina, Eduard Fischer (dir.)
  • Miloslav Kořínek: Quartet
    for flute, violin, cello and harpsichord
    22 Feb
    1979
    First performances in Slovakia
    A Week of New Slovak Music, Concert Hall of the Czechoslovak Radio, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Viktor Vavro (fl), Mária Karlíková (vn), Eva Čermanová (vc), Zlatica Poulová (cmb)
  • Miloslav Kořínek: Five Grotesque Compositions
    for 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 French horns and 2 bassoons
    24 Feb
    1978
    First performances in Slovakia
    A Week of New Slovak Music, Concert Hall of the Czechoslovak Radio, Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Bratislava Wind Octet, Justus Pavlík (dir.)
  • Miloslav Kořínek: Allegro brillante
    7 Feb
    1977
    First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Slovak Philharmonic, Tibor Frešo (dir.)

Audio

  • Kořínek, Miloslav: As An Egg Went for a Trip (first scene)



    Soloists of Slovak National Theatre, Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rudolf Vašata (cond)

    Source: Archives of the Music Centre Slovakia


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