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Laudatio for Tudor Jarda
Laudatio for Tudor Jarda

Author(s): Adrian Pop
Subject(s): Music
Published by: MediaMusica
Keywords: Laudatio; Tudor Jarda

Summary/Abstract: Composer, teacher and conductor Tudor Jarda is one of the foremost representatives of 20th century Romanian music. His music builds on the Transylvanian folk song melodies and is noteworthy for its original harmonization and for its innovative treatment of the rhythmic structure of the local folk music. On the occasion of his 85th birthday, the Academy of Music from Cluj celebrated this outstanding figure of Romanian music by awarding him the title of Doctor Honoris Causa. The emotional weight carried by composer Adrian Pop’s Laudatio to Tudor Jarda still resonates when reading the text rendered below.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 79-82
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: English