Floros, Constantin, distinguished Greek musicologist; b. Thessalonika, Jan. 4, 1930. He studied composition with Uhl and conducting with Swarowsky and Kassowitz at the Vienna Academy of Music, graduating in 1953. He concurrently studied musicology with Schenck at the Univ. of Vienna (Ph.D., 1955, with the diss. C.A. Campioni als Instrumentalkomponist) and then continued his training with Husmann at the Univ. of Hamburg, where he completed his Habilitation in 1961. In 1967 he became ausserplanmassiger prof, and in 1972 prof. of musicology there. P. Petersen ed. a Festschrift in honor of his 60th birthday (Wiesbaden, 1990).
Universale Neumenkunde (3 vols., Kassel, 1970); Gustav Mahler (3 vols., Wiesbaden, 1977–85); Beethovens Eroica und Prometheus-Musik: Sujet Studien (Wilhelmshaven, 1978); Mozart-Studien I: Zu Mozarts Sinfonik, Opern- und Kirchenmusik (Wiesbaden, 1979); Brahms und Bruckner: Studien zur musikalis-chen Exegetik (Wiesbaden, 1980); Einfuhrung in die Neumenkunde (Wilhelmshaven, 1980); Musik als Botschaft (Wiesbaden, 1989); Alban Berg: Musik als Autobiographie (Wiesbaden, 1992); Gustav Mahler: The Symphonies (Portland, Ore., 1993); Gyorgy Ligeti: Jenseits von Avantgarde und Postmoderne (Vienna, 1996); Johannes Brahms, “frei aber einsam:” Eine Leben fur eine poetische Musik (Zürich, 1997).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire
"Floros, Constantin." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. (January 19, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/floros-constantin-0
"Floros, Constantin." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Retrieved January 19, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/floros-constantin-0
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.