Petko Gruev Staynov Foundation
 Biography
   Childhood and adolescence (1896-1914)
   Youth and student years (1915 - 1924)
   The 1920s (1925 - 1929)
   The 1930s (1930 - 1939)
   The 1940s (1940 - 1949)
   The 1950s (1950 - 1959)
   The 1960s and 1970s (1960 - 1977)
 Work
   Symphonic works
   Concert songs and ballads for a cappella choir
   Other songs
   Chamber works
  Social Activities
  Literary work

THRACIAN DANCES (a symphonic suite) 1925 – 1926 /17’20’’/

Parts: Paidoushko, Mechkarsko, Horo, Rachenitsa.

 

Orchestra composition: 2 Fl., 2 Ob., 2 Cl., 2 Fg., 4 Cr., 2 Tr., 3 Trb., Tb.; Timp. picc., G. C.; Vni I, Vni II, Vle, Vc, Cb.

 

First performance: Sofia, Jan. 15, 1927. Bulgarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Todor Hadjiev - conductor.
Ruchenitsa is staged as a one-act ballet at the National opera in Sofia. Libretto by Asen Gavrilov. Choreography by Asen Gavrilov. Premiere on Oct. 10, 1971.

 

Score: Sofia, Nauka & Izkoustvo Publ., 1951.

 

Discography: Balkanton BCA 500; VSMS 7631 (60); CD Balkanton ADD 030211 Classics of Bulgarian Music. Petko Stainov.

 

 

 

 

LEGEND (a symphonic poem) Completed on Aug. 2, 1927 /17’/

Orchestra composition: 2 Fl., Picc., 2 Ob., C. ingl., 2 Cl., Cl b., 2 Fg.; 4 Cr., 3 Tr., 3 Trb., Tb.; Timp., Tamb. picc., Ptti, Trg., G. C.; Camp., Campana, Tam-tam, Arpa; Vni I, Vni II, Vle, Vc, Cb. C.,; Camp., Campana,

 

First performance: Sofia, Jan. 1, 1928. Bulgarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Isai Dobroven - conductor.

 

Score: Sofia, Nauka & Izkoustvo Publ., 1963.

 

Discography: CD Gega New GD 259 Petko Staynov Compositions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAIRY TALE (a symphonic suite) 1930 /32’35’’/

Parts: Damned Tilileiski forests, Dragon, Lullaby, A thumb of a man with a cubit of beard, A winding fairies horo.

 

Orchestra composition: Picc., 2 Fl., 2 Ob., C. ingl., 2 Cl., Cl. b., 2 Fg.; 4 Cr., 3 Tr., 3 Trb., Tb.; Timp., Campanelli, Tamb. picc., Tamburino, Trgl. Tam-tam, G. C.; Vni I, Vni II, Vle, Vc, Cb.

 

First performance: Sofia, Apr. 2, 1931. Academic Symphony Orchestra, Sasha Popov - conductor.
Staged as a one-act ballet at the National Opera in Sofia. Libretto by Mariya Dimova, Choreography by Mariya Dimova. Asen Naidenov - conductor. Dechko Ouzounov - stage paint

 

Score: Sofia, Nauka & Izkoustvo Publ., 1958.

 

Discography: Balkanton BCA 556; CD Balkanton ADD 030211 Classics of Bulgarian Music. Petko Stainov.

 

 

 

BALKAN (an overture) 1936 /19’10’’/

Orchestra composition: 3 Fl., 2 Ob., C. ingl., 2 Cl., Cl. b., 2 Fg., Cfg.; 4 Cr., 3 Tr., 3 Trb, Tb.; Timp., Tam-tam; Vni I, Vni II, Vle, Vc, Cb.

 

First performance: Sofia, November, 1936. State Philharmonic Orchestra at the National Opera, Tsanko Tsankov - conductor.

 

Score: Sofia, Nauka & Izkoustvo Publ., 1970.

 

Discography: CD Petko Gruev Staynov Foundation Petko Staynov’s 110 Anniversary.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

THRACE (a symphonic poem) 1937

Orchestra composition: 2 Fl., Picc, 2 Ob., C. ingl., 2 Cl., Cl. b., 2 Fg., Cfg.; 4 Cr., 3 Tr., 3 Trb., Tb.; Timp., G. C., Cymb. Tam-tam; Vni I, Vni II, Vle, Vc, Cb.

 

First performance: Sofia, Dec. 3, 1939. Czar’s Military Symphony Orchestra, Sasha Popov - conductor.
Staged as an one-act ballet at the National Opera - Sofia. Libretto by Mariya Dimova. Choreography by Mariya Dimova. Asen Naidenov - conductor. Dechko Uzunov - stage paint

 

Score: Sofia, Nauka i Izkoustvo Publ., 1950.

 

Discography: Balkanton BCA 500; CD Balkanton ADD 030211 Classics of Bulgarian Music. Petko Stainov.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYMPHONIC SCHERZO 1938

Orchestra composition: Picc., 2 Fl., 2 Ob., C. ingl., 2 Cl., Cl. b., 2 Fg., Cfg.; 4 Cr., 3 Tr., 3 Trb., Tb.; Timp., Tamb. picc., Trgl., Ptti, G. C, Piano; Vni I, Vni II, Vle, Vc, Cb.

 

First performance: Sofia.

 

Score: Wien, Universal; Sofia, Nauka & Izkoustvo Publ., 1955.

 

Discography: Balkanton BCA 556. CD Gega New GD 259 Petko Staynov Compositions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST SYMPHONY in a moll 1945

Parts: Adagio sostenuto, Andante tranquillo, Allegro molto, Allegro moderato.

 

Orchestra composition: 2 Fl., Picc, 2 Ob., C. ingl., 2 Cl., Cl. b., 2 Fg., Cfg.; 4 Cor., 3 Tr., 3 Trb., Tb.; Timp., Tamb. picc., Trgl., G. C., Ptti, Arpa, Celesta; Vni I, Vni II, Vle, Vc, Cb.

 

First performance: Sofia, March 10, 1946. State Symphony Orchestra at the Radio-broadcasting Directorate, Asen Naidenov - conductor.

 

Score: Sofia, Nauka & Izkoustvo Publ., 1956

 

Discography: Balkanton BCA 0324.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECOND SYMPHONY in c moll 1949

Orchestra composition: Picc., 2 Fl., 2 Ob., C. ingl., 2 Cl., Cl. b., 2 Fg., Cfg. 4 Cr., 3 Tr., 3 Trb., Tb.; Timp., Trb. mil., Trgl., Ptti, G. C., Arpa; Vni I, Vni II, Vle, Vc, Cb.

 

First performance: Sofia, Oct. 4, 1949. Sofia State Philharmonic Orchestra, Sasha Popov - conductor.

 

Score: Sofia, Nauka & and Izkustvo, 1953.

 

Discography: Balkanton BCA 11388. CD Petko Gruev Staynov Foundation Petko Staynov’s 110 Anniversary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YOUTH OVERTURE 1953

Orchestra composition: 2 Fl., Picc., 2 Ob., 2 Cl., 2 Fg.; 4 Cr., 3 Tr., 3 Trb., Tb.; Timp., Trgl, Tamb. picc., Ptti, G. C.; Vni I, Vni II, Vle, Vc, Cb.

 

First performance: Sofia, Apr. 15, 1953. State Radio-Orchestra, Vladi Simeonov - conductor.

 

Score: Sofia, Nauka & Izkoustvo Publ., 1960.

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