Stibilj, Milan, Slovenian composer; b. Ljubljana, Nov. 2, 1929. He studied composition with Karol Pahor at the Ljubljana Academy of Music (1956–61) and with Kelemen at the Zagreb Academy of Music (1962–64); took courses in electronic music at the Univ. of Utrecht (1966–67). He composes in an advanced idiom, exploring the techniques of integral serial organization of musical parameters.
ORCH .: Koncertantna glasba (Concertante Music) for Horn and Orch. (1959); Skladbe (Composition) for Horn and Strings (1959); Slavcek in vrtnica (The Nightingale and the Rose), symphonic poem (1961); Skladja (Congruences) for Piano and Orch. (1963); Impressions for Flute, Harp, and String Quintet or String Orch. (1963); Verz (1964); Indian Summer for Chamber Orch. (1974). CHAMBER : Anekdote for Piano (1957); Sarabanda for 4 Clarinets (1960); Assimilation for Violin (1965); Contemplation for Oboe and String Quintet (1966); Condensation for Trombone, 2 Pianos, and Percussion (1967); Zoom for Clarinet and Bongos (1970). VOCAL : Epervier de ta faiblesse, Domine for Narrator and 5 Percussionists (1964); Apokatastasis, Slovenian Requiem for Tenor, Chorus, and Orch. (1967).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire