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Yvan Nommick

Yvan  Nommick

Yvan Nommick is a pianist, conductor, composer and musicologist. He has a PhD in Musicology from the University of Paris-Sorbonne. He's been a professor of Musical Analysis in one of the Paris Municipal Conservatories, taught conducting in the Schola Cantorum in Paris and been a musicologist member of the Escuela de Altos Estudios Hispánicos e Ibéricos de la Casa de Velázquez (Madrid). From 1997 to 2007 he was Director of the Archivo Manuel de Falla de Granada.

Currently, he is Director of Artistic Studies at the Casa de Velázquez, a French higher education institution which specializes in scientific and artistic studies and is a part of the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. He also teaches as a visiting professor in Universidad de Granada and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He belongs to the Sorbonne research group "Patrimoines et langages musicaux".

His primary focus of research is the analysis and history of 19th and 20th century music, the study of the creative process in music and the relationship between music and the fine arts.

He has published several books and more than sixty scientific papers about Albéniz, Bach, Chopin, Debussy, Dukas, Falla, Messiaen, Ravel, Rodrigo, Schubert, Turina as well as music of the 20th century in journals such as Cahiers Debussy, Mélanges de la Casa de Velázquez, Quodlibet, Recerca Musicològica and Revista de Musicología. He has also contributed to the dictionaries Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) and Gran Enciclopedia Cervantina and edited the new scores of Manuel de Falla's works: Love the Magician, The Three-Cornered Hat, Master Peter's Puppet Show and Concerto for Harpsichord and Five Instruments.

In December 2006 the French Ministry of Culture named him Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.


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