Radíc, Dušan

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Radíc, Dušan

Radíc, Dušan , Serbian composer; b. Sombor, April 10, 1929. He studied at the Belgrade Academy of Music, then went to Paris, where he had private lessons with Milhaud and Messiaen. His music followed the cosmopolitan modernistic manner, Baroque in formal structure, dissonant in contrapuntal intricacies, and hedonistic in its utilitarian appeal.


Symphonktte (1954); Spisak (Inventory), song cycle for 2 Women’s Voices and 11 Instruments (Belgrade, March 17, 1954); Balada o mesecu lutatici (Ballad of the Errant Moon), ballet (Belgrade, Oct. 19, 1960); Concertino for Clarinet and Strings (1956); Sinfonia (1965–66); Piano Quintet; several cantatas; songs; theater music; film scores.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire