Manolis Kalomiris

(redirected from Kalomiris)

Kalomiris, Manolis

 

Born Dec. 14 (26), 1883, in Smyrna; died Apr. 3, 1962, in Athens. Greek composer. Member of the Athenian Academy of Sciences (1945).

Kalomiris studied in Athens and Constantinople, and during 1901–06 he completed his advanced studies at the Vienna Conservatory. From 1906 to 1910 he taught at the Kharkov School of Music (his first major work, Greek Suite for orchestra, was composed in Russia). In 1911, Kalomiris began teaching at the Hellenic Conservatory in Athens (he was director during 1919–26). In 1926 he founded the National Conservatory in Athens and was its director until the end of his life. From 1935 to 1957 he was chairman of the Union of Greek Composers. Kalomiris was one of the founders of the modern Greek school of music; his opera The Master Builder (1915) formed the basis for Greek operatic art. Kalomiris composed operas, symphonic works, chamber instrumental pieces, and songs. His music is permeated with Greek folk melodies.

Kalomiris also published music criticism, a textbook on music theory, and his autobiography (1946).

REFERENCE

Manolis Kalomiris. Athens, 1932.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Previous researchers have conceptualized the association between emotion regulation and attachment from a unidirectional perspective, that is, either that children's emotion regulation predicts the quality of their attachment to their parents, or that attachment security predicts the development of children's emotion regulation (see, e.g., Cassidy, 1988; Kiel & Kalomiris, 2015).
The parenting approach that is elicited then influences the children's relationship with their parents (Acar, Torquati, Encinger, & Colgrove, 2018; Kiel & Kalomiris, 2015).
She has recorded works by Kalomiris, Scalkotas, Theodorakis, Beethoven, Haydn, Martinu and Weber for discography labels in Greece and France and she has also recorded many of these works for radio and TV networks in Europe.
Michael Kalomiris, who joined Townhouse in 2015, was promoted to chief operating officer (COO).
As COO of Townhouse, Michael Kalomiris will continue to focus on sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities and oversee operations including asset management, development and property management.
For instance, the five operas of the prominent nationalist composer and founder of the Greek National School of Music, Manolis Kalomiris, all deal with modern themes.
A 24-hour strike by Greek civil servants, scheduled to take place in Athens Wednesday, is a message to the Greek government and its international lenders that the new bailout deal is "a pillage of the rights and income" of working Greeks, Gregori Kalomiris, a member of the executive committee of the Civil Servants' Confederation (ADEDY) trade union, told Sputnik.
These people cannot keep on sacrificing all they have for the sake of these losses," Kalomiris said.
Bourgault-Ducoudray (1840-1910) and continued later with the founders of the Greek National School, Georgios Lambelet and Manolis Kalomiris. Aspiring to demonstrate the continuity between the ancient and the modern Greek musical culture, these investigations used musical theoretical writings of classical antiquity as their starting point and eventually led to the identification of the tetrachord as the basis for the melodic construction of Greek folk tunes.
The next generation of Greek music was the National School; Manolis Kalomiris (1883-1962) is acknowledged as the founder of this movement that sought to combine pure Greek motifs with aspects of the German, French, and Russian models of music.
Six of those composers, namely Manolis Kalomiris, Marios Varvoglis, Dionysios Lavrangas, Georgios Lambelet, Spyridon Spathis, and Stavros Prokopiou, published an article claiming that "[Mitropoulous] has nothing of any value to offer, neither as to the quantity nor to the quality of the music that he has produced" (p.