Biography of Jindřich Feld (1925-2007)

19.02.1925
Born in Prague, son to a couple of professional violinists
1930
First violin lessons from the father
1948
Studies at the Prague Academy (composition, harmonics), in parallel he visits lectures at the university (musicology, aesthetics and philosophy)
1952
Ph.D of Charles University in musicology, aesthetics and philosophy
1954
Concerto for Flute and Orchestra
1955
Acquaintance with Rampal, who premiered the flute concerto in the following year.
1956
Four Pieces for Solo Flute
1957
Sonata for Flute and Piano dedicated to Jean-Pierre Rampal
1962
Duo for flute and bass-clarinet
1963
dodecaphonic trio for flute, violin and cello
1968
Guest Professor for composition at Adelaide University (Australia)
1972
Teacher for composition at the Prague conservatory (until 1986)
1973
Contrasts for Solo flute, written for Lucchesi
1975
Two dances for flute and guitar and 5 inventions for two flutes
1980
Concert Fantasy for flute and string orchestra for International Competition Jean-Pierre Rampal in Paris
1981
Guest lecturer at Indiana University Bloomington (USA)
1989
Concertino pour flûte, piano and orchestre for Galway
1990
Head of the music department at the Czech broadcasting (bis 1992)
1991
Introduction, Toccata and Fugue for Solo Flute for Fabbriciani
1994
Quintetto Capriccioso for Milan
1995
American Sonatina for flute and piano
1996
Divertimento for flute and guitar
2000
Flautarchia for flute and string quartet
2001
Fantasia Conertante sul tema della Serenata die Riccardo Drigo for piccolo/bassflute and piano and Erinnerung an Mozart für Zauberflöte solo for Adorján
2002
Fantaisie - Variations sur un Thème de Leonardo de Lorenzo and Nocturne for flute and string trio
2005
Musique conertante pour flûte, harpe et orchestra à cordes
Commissions by flutists like Rampal, Galway, Milan, Fabbriciani, Adorján, Petrucci and so on
08.07.2007
Dies in Prague

Sheet music for flute:

Cinq Inventions
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(2 flutes)
Alphonse Leduc, A. L. 25430
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Prelude - Allegro non troppo
  2. Mouvement contraire - Con moto
  3. Canon - Allegro vivo
  4. Passacaille - Andante
  5. Fughette - Allegro
Two scores for playing.


Nocturne
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(flute, violin, viola, cello)
Rating: difficult
  1. Andante tranquillo
Dedicated to the Hélios Quartet and the memory of Jean-Pierre Rampal


Petit Caprice (C-Dur)
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(flute, piano)
Alphonse Leduc, A. L. 25321
Rating: easy
  1. Allegro ben ritmico


CDs with/from Jindřich Feld

Daniel Blumenthal, Carine Forget, Cary Greisch, Lubomir Havlak, Carlo Jans, Martinu Quartet, Jitka Vlasankova
    Quintetto capriccioso (1994/1995):
  1. Apertura seria e gioisa (05:17:00)
  2. Scherzino (04:44:00)
  3. Aria interrotta (03:26:00)
  4. Finale ritmico (06:01:00)
  5. Divertimento (1996):
  6. Toccata (03:15:00)
  7. Romanza (03:47:00)
  8. Scherzino (02:45:00)
  9. Finale (05:22:00)
  10. Erinnerung an Mozart für Zauberflöte Solo (2001) (03:46:00)
  11. Cinq inventions (1975):
  12. Prélude (00:52:00)
  13. Mouvement contraire (01:06:00)
  14. Canon (01:01:00)
  15. Passacaille (02:04:00)
  16. Fughette (01:04:00)
  17. Sonatine américaine (1995):
  18. Allegro giocoso (03:08:00)
  19. Andante tranquillo (03:43:00)
  20. Scherzino (03:08:00)
  21. Allegro giusto (03:43:00)
  22. Trio (1963):
  23. Allegro (02:19:00)
  24. Andante (02:33:00)
  25. Scherzo. Allegro Vivo (02:50:00)
  26. Allegro con brio (03:21:00)
James Galway, Phillip Moll
    Antonin Dvořák: Sonatina, op. 100:
  1. Allegro risoluto (05:50:00)
  2. Larghetto (04:50:00)
  3. Molto vivace (02:56:00)
  4. Allegro (06:17:00)
  5. Bohuslav Martinů: Sonata No. 1:
  6. Allegro moderato (06:48:00)
  7. Adagio (06:30:00)
  8. Allegro poco moderato (05:09:00)
  9. Jindřich Feld: Sonata:
  10. Allegro giocoso (04:08:00)
  11. Grave (07:54:00)
  12. Allegro vivace (06:22:00)

Literature von/über Jindřich Feld

Last edit 30.05.2020