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Grimaces of the Carnaval

by Eugen Doga

In 1989, Eugene Doga wrote music for the ballet “Grimaces of the Carnaval”. Prior to that, Eugene Doga studied the unique folklore of Latin America for several years. It was a living folk art of this part of the world that was the source of inspiration for the ballet music.
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1. Carnival (feat. Georgi Mustea)
Symphony Orchestra of Teleradio-Moldova
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2. Flight of the Condor (feat. Georgi Mustea)
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3. Lamentations for the Freedom (feat. Georgi Mustea)
Symphony Orchestra of Teleradio-Moldova
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4. Return Home (feat. Georgi Mustea)
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5. Echoes of Love (feat. Symphony Orchestra of Teleradio-Moldova)
Eugen Doga
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Eugen Doga was born in 1937 in a village called Mokra (Moldova). He studied cello at a music college in Kishenev under the guidance of his Italian professor, Pablo Jovanni Bacini. He graduated from the Kishenev Conservatory with a degree in cello and composition, and also completed a course of symphonic conducting.

He authored many grand scores, such as for the ballet Star Dreams of the Princess (Luceafărul), Grimaces of the Carnaval (Venancia), Queen Margot, over 100 instrumental and choir pieces, 6 quartets and also music for 13 plays and radio plays, for more than 200 films, over 260 songs and romances, more than 70 waltzes (two of which are included in ‘top 200 classical pieces of all times’, according to History Rundown), music for children, etc.

Eugen Doga wrote music for such movies as “Lautary”, “Queen of the Gypsies”, “A Hunting Accident”, “Anna Pavlova”, “Maria Mirabela”, “Dormitory Offered for Singles” and others. The waltz written for the movie “A Hunting Accident “, became widely known and was performed at the opening of two Olympic Games – in 1980 and 2014. Altogether he wrote music scores for more than 200 movies.

The song “My white city” became the official anthem of the Moldovan capital of Chisinau.
The song “I dreamed the sound of rain” was written thanks to the cosmonaut V. Sevastyanov and became the favorite song of cosmonauts.
He had a non-stop active concert and social life, created in Chisinau the Music salon “Eugen Doga”, which goal was to unite people through art and communication.
He received the following awards: People's Artist of the USSR, a laureate of the State Prize of the USSR, Commendatore “Stars of Romania”, the Order “For Merit to the Fatherland”, the Order “Danaker”, among others. Academician of several academies. About his 8 books were written and 5 movies made.
Two waltzes by Eugen Doga are included in the top 200 best classical works of all time.

In honor of Eugen Doga a minor planet was named – №10504 Doga.



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