Shchelokov, Viacheslav (Ivanovich)

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Shchelokov, Viacheslav (Ivanovich)

Shchelokov, Viacheslav (Ivanovich), Russian trumpet pedagogue and composer; b. Sloboda Elan, near Tzaritzin, Dec. 11, 1904; d. Sverdlovsk, Jan. 4, 1975. He studied trumpet with Mikhail Tabakov and composition with Alexander Alexandrov and Anatoly Alexandrov at the Moscow Cons. (graduated, 1931). In 1931 he became a teacher of trumpet at the Tchaikovsky Music School in Sverdlovsk. He was a teacher (1935–47) and a prof. (1947–75) of trumpet at the Cons. of the Urals, where he also served as director (1951–53) and chairman of the wind instrument dept. (1954–75).

Works

ORCH.: IO trumpet concertos (1928, 1945, 1945, 1947, 1955, 1958, 1967, 1967, 1968, 1974); Poem Captain Gastello (1942); Victory March (1945); Festival of Victory (1951); Children’s Concerto for Trumpet and Orch. (1967). CHAMBER: Comical Procession for Trumpet and Piano (1947); Pioneer Suite for Trumpet and Piano (1954); Poem for Trumpet and Piano (1958); Study Etudes for Trumpet (3 vols., 1964–65); other trumpet pieces.

Bibliography

B. Manzhora, V.l. S.(Sverdlovsk, 1968).

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