Pavel Borisovich Rivilis ( May 25, 1936 , Kamenetz-Podolsky - March 11, 2014 , Chisinau ) - Moldavian Soviet composer, professor, people's artist of Moldova (2011).
|Pavel Borisovich Rivilis|
|Date of Birth||May 25, 1936|
|Place of Birth||Kamyanets-Podilsky , Vinnytsia region , USSR , USSR|
|Date of death||March 11, 2014 (aged 77)|
|A place of death||Chisinau , Moldova|
|A country||USSR → Moldova|
composer , music teacher
- 1 Biography
- 2 Creativity
- 3 Family
- 4 Music Editions
- 5 Book Editions
- 6 Discography
- 7 Literature
- 8 Notes
Pavel Rivilis was born on May 25, 1936 in the Kamenetz-Podolsky Vinnitsa region (now the Khmelnytsky region of Ukraine ). His grandfather, Isai Solomonovich Rivilis, lived in Chisinau , worked as an accountant in the Nobel Oil Company, was sent to Tomsk for revolutionary activity, and after the October Revolution , he donated his family in Kamenetz-Podolsky   . The father of the future composer - Boris Isaevich Rivilis - worked as an engineer-land surveyor, his mother - Tuba Pinhasovna Stern - was an accountant  .
With the outbreak of World War II, the family was evacuated to the city of Prokopyevsk, Kemerovo region , where Pavel Rivilis went to school.
On January 6, 1946, the family returned to Chisinau , by which time it had become the capital of the Moldavian SSR . Pavel entered the secondary special music school, where he graduated in the class of violin, piano and composition. The teachers of Rivilis were G.I. Gershfeld (theory of music), I.L. Dailis ( violin ) and A.D. Goldenfun ( piano ).
In 1959, P. Rivilis graduated from the Chisinau Conservatory in composition, where his composing lecturers were L. S. Gurov , V. G. Zagorsky , N. A. Leib . After graduating from the conservatory, I got the opportunity to take part in seminars at the Ivanovo House of Creativity   , where I met professor of the Moscow Conservatory Yu. A. Fortunatov . This meeting, which grew into creative and friendly communication, turned out to be decisive in the knowledge of the higher school of musical art  .
In 1959 - 1960 he taught musical and theoretical subjects at the Slobodzeysky music school, in 1960-1964 he worked as a music editor in the Chisinau publishing house "Cartya Moldovenyaske"  .
From 1965 to 1974 he taught at the Chisinau Institute of Arts named after G. Muzicci (later professor at the Department of Theory and Composition of the Moldavian National Academy of Theater, Music and Fine Arts), and served as a senior consultant to the Union of Composers of Moldova.
From 1974 to 1990 - member of the repertoire and editorial board of the Ministry of Culture of the Moldavian SSR .
Since 1991, he taught classes in composition, instrumentation, reading scores and the history of orchestral styles at the Moldavian National Academy of Music, Theater and Fine Arts.
Since 1980, he has repeatedly participated in the “Ivanovsky” seminar as a musical director, in the seminar of young composers of Kazakhstan in the Tauturgen Composers Creativity House as a musical director.
Among the students of Pavel Rivilis, Moldovan musicians and composers Ion Alda-Teodorovich , Vladimir Cholak, Anatoly Kiriyak, Valentin Doni, Snezhana Pyslar, Vadim Popov, Vlad Burlya, Sergey Roshka, Gennady Levit, Pavel Gamurar  .
He died on March 11, 2014, was buried at the Central (Armenian) cemetery in Chisinau  .
The works of Pavel Rivilis have been repeatedly performed in the UK, the Netherlands, Israel, Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, as well as in Moscow, Kiev, Riga, Tallinn, Odessa, Saratov, Ulyanovsk.
Among the works of Pavel Rivilis are the opera Dzelika on the libretto by P. Reznikov based on fairy tales by Carlo Gozzi (together with Valery Syrokhvatov, 1958), Scherzo for the symphony orchestra (1957), the symphonic poem Apotheosis of War (1958), symphony No. 1 (1961), Symphony No. 2 “Children’s” (1965), symphonic dances (1969), concert (1971), four plays “Unions” (1973), suite (1977), “Bourdons” (two poems, 1984), "The Verse" (Canticle, 1996), Konzertstuck (1998); Olandra (1955), six pieces (1963) and suite (1966) for violin and piano  , variations (1955) and bagatelles (1966) for piano, sonata for piano, sonata for solo viola (1962), transcription for the Bach Chaconne Orchestra, songs based on verses by Moldovan poets, music for theater and cinema   .
A number of works by Pavel Rivilis (“Symphonic Dances”, the orchestral transcription “ Bach 's Chakons”, “Bourdons” - two poems for an orchestra, “Poetry” for a symphony orchestra) were included in the programs of conservative special courses:
- Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory , Instrumentation Department, lectures by Professor Yu. A. Fortunatov, Professor I. A. Barsova
- Gnesins Music Academy , Department of Polyphony and Special Analysis, lectures by Doctor of Art Criticism, Professor E.P. Fedosova
- Kiev State Tchaikovsky Conservatory , Instrumentation Department, lectures by Professor L. N. Kolodub
- Yerevan Conservatory after Komitas , Department of Theory of Music, lectures by Professor M. Kokzhaev
- Alma-Ata State Conservatory , Department of Theory and Composition, lectures by Professor A. Bychkov
- Wife - Faina Maksimovna Rabinovich, design engineer  .
- Daughter - Julia Pavlovna Rivilis, Moldavian pianist, Honored Artist ( rum. Maestru în Artă ) of the Republic of Moldova (1998), associate professor of the general piano department of the G. Muzichesku Academy of Music, Theater and Fine Arts.
- Olandra. Chisinau: Cartya Moldoveniasca, 1961.
- Sonata for viola solo. Chisinau: Cartya Moldova, 1964.
- Children's Symphony, Op. 10. M .: Soviet composer, 1968.
- Suite for violin and piano. M .: Soviet composer, 1972.
- Symphonic dances. Op. 12. Moscow: Soviet composer, 1973.
- Unions: four pieces for orchestra. M .: Music, 1976.
- Bourdons: two poems for an orchestra. Moscow: Soviet composer, 1989.
- P. Rivilis, A. Styrcha . Antologie de cântece sovietice moldoveneşti = Anthology of the Soviet Moldavian song. Chisinau: Cartya Moldova, 1968. 
- Five songs for the symphony orchestra: Vasile Zagorsky, Timofey Gurtova, Pavel Rivilis. State Symphony Orchestra of the Moldavian SSR. Long-playing record. M .: Melody, 1968.
- Composers from the Republic of Moldova: Ștefan Neaga, Vasile Zagorschi, Pavel Rivilis, Gheorghe Neaga, Ghenadie Ciobanu. Compact Disc. Czechoslovakia: National Commission of the Republic of Moldova for UNESCO, 1998.
- N. M. Zeyfas . P. Rivilis. Series "Composers of the Union Republics", issue 2. - M .: Publishing house "Music", 1977.
- Z. L. Stolyar . People and time. Jewish composers in the musical culture of Moldova. Chisinau, 2003.
- Tatiana Popa . Pavel Rivilis: Picături din adevărul vieţii. Chişinău: Pontos, 2011.
- Collection of scientific works of the All-Russian Museum Association of Musical Culture named after M.I. Glinka. Almanac. Issue IV. - M. , 2013.
- The Ivanovo Brotherhood. Correspondence of Yuri Fortunatov and Pavel Rivilis / Publication by Svetlana Martynova. - M .: Publisher "Composer", 2013.
- The Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names (Emil Isaevich Rivilis)
- Genealogical materials of the Rivilis family in Chisinau
- Irina Stolyar. Composer from the street of Roses . Jewish News Portal of Moldova DORLEDOR.INFO (11/19/2004). Date of treatment August 21, 2014.
- House of Creators “Ivanovo” (inaccessible link) . Official tourist portal of the Ivanovo region Visitivanovo.com . Date of treatment August 31, 2014. Archived on September 3, 2014.
- Sergey Biryukov, Vladimir Knyazev. Aunt Tal and Shostakovich's symphony, where creative life was in full swing, now desolation reigns . Otto Dix band website. Date of treatment August 31, 2014.
- Isolde Milyutin. Unfinished melody . Jewish News Portal of Moldova DORLEDOR.INFO ( 03/13/2014 ). Date of treatment August 21, 2014.
- Pavel Rivilis . Moldovenii . Date of treatment August 21, 2014.
- Michael Dreisler. MAZL TOV! . Jewish News Portal of Moldova DORLEDOR.INFO ( 05.20.2011 ). Date of treatment August 21, 2014.
- Olga Vlaiku. Compositions for violin and piano by composers of the Republic of Moldova (second half of the 20th century) . National Council for Accreditation and Certification (03.03.2008). Date of treatment August 21, 2014.
- Musical Encyclopedic Dictionary / Edited by G.V. Keldysh . - M .: Soviet Encyclopedia, 1990 .-- 672 p. - ISBN 5-85270-033-9 .
- Anuar Ştiinţific - Academia de Muzică, Teatru și Arte Plastice Archived November 3, 2014 by Wayback Machine : Dedicated to P. B. Rīvilis the issue of the annual theory of music.
- Maya Ionko. Student Anton Voloshin . Jewish News Portal of Moldova DORLEDOR.INFO ( 01/27/2014 ). Date of treatment August 21, 2014.
- Arta Moldovei: Bibliografie