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Petr Eben

org, 1929-2007 CZ, Žamberk
Musician / Composer of Classical

Czech composer, organist and pianist (January 22, 1929, Žamberk, former Czechoslovakia - October 24, 2007, Prague, Czechia). Very important part of his opuses represent compositions of sacred music. He was awarded many prizes for his works: 1990 - by the Czech Government for his organ cycle “Job”, 1991 - he received the Order Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres from French Minister of Culture, in 1993 - he received the Stamitz Prize of the German Künstlergilde, and 1994 - the doctor’s degree h.c. of Prague Charles University. Father of David Eben, Marek Eben, Kryštof Eben. Brother-in-law of Ilja Hurník.

     
Instruments
  • Organ
  • Piano
Genres
  • Classical
  • Children's Music
  • Folk
  • World
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
Verba sapientiae: De circuitu aeterno on Eben: Salve Regina & Sacred Choral Works by Petr Eben & Matthias Jung
De Angelis on Lacappella: Shimmering by LaCappella, Ola Gjeilo, Simon Wawer, Ēriks Ešenvalds & Clytus Gottwald
Cantico delle creature on Eben: Salve Regina & Sacred Choral Works by Petr Eben & Matthias Jung
Eben: Ókna (Windows) - after Marc Chagall: I. Modré Okno (The Blue Window) on Music for Trumpet and Organ by Alison Balsom
Salve Regina on Eben: Salve Regina & Sacred Choral Works by Petr Eben & Matthias Jung
Eben: Ókna (Windows) - after Marc Chagall: IV. Zlaté Okno (The Gold Window) on Music for Trumpet and Organ by Alison Balsom
O sanctum et beatissimum virum on Anno Domini 997 by Traditional & Schola Gregoriana Pragensis
De Spiritu Sancto on Les plus belles chorales d'enfants : Maîtrise de la Basilique de NotreDame de Fourvière by Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint-Marc
Eben: Ókna (Windows) - after Marc Chagall: II. Zelené Okno (The Green Window) on Music for Trumpet and Organ by Alison Balsom
Sunday Music: No. 3, Moto ostinato on Organ Music by Petr Eben & Jaroslav Tůma

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
LabyrinthPetr Eben, Martinů Quartet, Karel Košárek2017Album
Eben: Noční hodiny - Klega: Pantomima - Křička: Severní nociPetr Eben, Miroslav Klega, Jaroslav Křička, The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Václav Neumann, Zdeněk Košler, Věra Soukupová2016Album
Landscapes Of Patmos, Okna, Concerto No. 2 For OrganPetr Eben / Gunther Rost, Tine Thing Helseth, Babette Haag, Bamberger Symphoniker, Gabriel Feltz2012Album
The Paths Of LoveAndrea Kalivodová, Bohuslav Martinů / Leoš Janáček / Jan Kunc / Antonín Dvořák / Petr Eben / Otakar Ostrčil2011Album
Konzert für Orgel und Orchestra Nr. 1 "Symphonia Gregoriana"Petr Eben2010Album
Piano TriosPuella Trio, Petr Fiala, Sylvie Bodorová, Petr Eben2009Album
RisonanzaJan Hanuš, Petr Eben, Pavel Haas, Kateřina Englichová, Vilém Veverka, Ivo Kahánek2009Album
Ančerl's ContemporariesKarel Ančerl, The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra : Pavel Bořkovec, Benjamin Britten, Václav Dobiáš, Petr Eben, Ilja Hurník, Ivan Jirko, Viktor Kalabis, Julius Kalaš, Jan Kapr, Jan Seidel2008Compil.
Labyrint Světa A Ráj SrdcePetr Eben, Jan Amos Komenský2008Album
Sonntagsmusik, Laudes, Zwei Choralfantasien, A Festive VoluntaryPetr Eben, Gunther Rost2005Album
Organ Music 4 - Protestant Chorales . Sunday MusicPetr Eben, Halgeir Schiager2005Album
Paul Freeman Introduces...Marilyn MasonMarilyn Mason -- Emma Lou Diemer • Leo Sowerby • Petr Eben • William Bolcom - Czech National Symphony Orchestra / Paul Freeman2004Album
Hammered BrassThe Wallace Collection - Luciano Berio / Robert Crawford / Petr Eben / Steve Martland / Iannis Xenakis2001Album
Kórusművek = Choral WorksFarkas Ferenc, Petr Eben, Alberto Balzanelli, Augustin Kubizek, György Orbán, Miklós Sugár, Kocsár Miklós, Péter Nógrádi, Miklós Mohay, Karai József, Erzsébet Szőnyi, Zsuzsánna Mindszenty, Musica Nostra Choir1999Album
Praha '68Alois Pinos, Petr Pokorný, Petr Eben, Miloslav Ištvan, Milan Knížák, Francesco Lotoro1999Album
Piano Concertos • Rhapsodic VariationsPavel Bořkovec, Petr Eben, Klement Slavický, The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Karel Ančerl1999Compil.
Antica E ModernaSchola Gregoriana Pragensis, Petr Eben1998Album
Lumière (Trompette & Orgue)Daniele Zanettovich, Eric Schmidt, Jean Rivier, Pascal Clarhaut, Petr Eben, Philippe Raynaud, Robert Planel, Viviane Loriaut1997Compil.
Labyrint Světa A Ráj SrdceJan Amos Komenský, Petr Eben, Marek Eben1997Album
Dvořák / Janáček / EbenPrague Chamber Choir / Josef Pančík - Antonín Dvořák / Leoš Janáček / Petr Eben1996Album
A composer portrait Petr EbenPetr Eben1992Album
JOB for OganPetr Eben / David Titterington, Howard Lee1992Album
Composer Petr EbenPetr Eben, Kamila Klugarová, Radovan Lukavský, Josef Kšica, The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Václav Neumann, Libor Pešek, Czech Philharmonic Chorus, Komorní Soubor, Lubomír Mátl1992Album
Laudes - Two Choral Phantasies - Landscapes Of PatmosPetr Eben / Sieglinde Ahrens, Martin Lenniger1992Album
Konzert Für Orgel Und Orchester „Symphonia Gregoriana“Petr Eben - Andreas Meisner und Paul Wißkirchen (Orgel), Händelfestspielorchester Halle Leitung: Volker Hempfling1991Album
The Sacred TromboneChristian Lindberg, Gunnar Idenstam - Gardner Read • Franz Liszt • Anders Hillborg • Petr Eben • Alfred Schnittke • Jan Sandström1991Album
Holy Father John Paul II At Prague / Svatý Otec Jan Pavel II. V PrazePeter Dvorský, Petr Eben, The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Bohumil Kulínský1990Album
Nedělní Hudba / Laudes / Hommage À Dietrich BuxtehudePetr Eben, Kamila Klugarová1990Album
Sunday Music / Fantasia Chorale 1Petr Eben - Галина Булыбенко1990Album
Lukáš • Eben • Raichl • KalachZdeněk Lukáš, Petr Eben, Miroslav Raichl, Jiří Kalach, Kühn Mixed Choir, Pavel Kühn1989Album
Prague Nocturne - Cantico Delle Creature - Salve Regina - Landscapes Of PatmosPetr Eben, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Kühn Mixed Choir, The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Aleš Bárta, Václav Macáček, Pavel Kühn1989Album
String Quartet - Three Episodes For String Quartet (String Quartet No. 4) - String Quartet No. 2Petr Eben, Smetana Quartet, Otmar Mácha, Jiří Baur1987Album
Elce Pelce KotrmelcePetr Eben1985Single
3 Ritornelli / Monolit / Rapsodia Eroica / Mutationes Per Organo Grande E PiccoloJiří Teml / Milan Slavický / Ctirad Kohoutek / Petr Eben, Jan Hora • Věra Heřmanová1984Album
Trojan: Divertimento, Hanuš: Hudba Věže, Even: OknaVáclav Trojan, Jan Hanuš, Petr Eben1983Compil.
Svatováclavský Triptych = Triptych "St.Wenceslas" / Faust - Suita Pro Varhany = Suite For OrganVítězslav Novák / Petr Eben - Alena Veselá / Kamila Klugarová1983Album
Faust-SzenenPetr Eben - Johannes Geffert1983Album
Kytara / GuitarMartin Mysliveček, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Leo Brouwer, Joaquín Turina, Petr Eben, Petr Fiala1981Album
Sunday Music / Three Impressions, Op. 72: Harmonies Du Soir • Clair De Lune • La NuitWilliam Osborne - Petr Eben / Sigfrid Karg-Elert1981Album
Leoš Janáček, Petr Eben, Arnošt ParschLeoš Janáček, Petr Eben, Arnošt Parsch1980Album
Suite For Cymbalom / Ordo Modalis For Oboe And Harp / Hommaggi Gravicembalistici / Preludii DodiciAlois Hába, Petr Eben, Jan Rychlík, Zdeněk Pololáník1976Album
Laudes / Fantazija Ir Fuga / PasakalijaLeopoldas Digrys - Petr Eben, Johann Sebastian Bach1974Album
Vox Clamantis • Ex Post • II. Symfonietta • FragmentPetr Eben • Jiří Dvořáček • Pavel Bořkovec • Josef Boháč • The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra1972Album
Apologia Sokratus · Ubi Caritas Et AmorPetr Eben1971Album
Второй Всесоюзный Фестиваль Органной Музыки, Вильнюс, 1969 г.Petr Eben, Olivier Messiaen - Bernardas Vasiliauskas, Giedré Lukšaité-Mrázková1971Album
Antrasis Sąjunginis Vargonų Muzikos Festivalis, Vilnius, 1969Petr Eben / Olivier Messiaen - Bernardas Vasiliauskas / Giedré Lukšaité-Mrázková1971Album
Moderní Dechové Komorní SkladbyDarius Milhaud / Petr Eben / Albert Roussel / Tadeusz Baird / Gian Francesco Malipiero - Rejcha Wind Quintet1967Album
Hudba Pro Mládež „Schulwerk‟Carl Orff, Ilja Hurník, Petr Eben1967Album
Piano Jde Do SvětaPetr Eben - Kamil Bednář1967Single
Selection Of Works By Petr EbenPetr Eben1967Single
Shulamite / Passer Catulli / Loveless SongsIlja Hurník, Jan Novák, Petr Eben, Věra Soukupová, The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Martin Turnovský1965Album
oeuvres pour coeur mixtePetr EbenAlbum
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