Josep Navarro i Solves

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Born: 24 July 1928. at Barcelona, Spain/Catalonia


Bachelor of Arts from Seminarium Conciliare Barcinonense; previously 10 years as student at Barcelona's Seminarium. Studies included:

  • Harmony, Counterpoint & Fugue, Composition, with Prof. J. Zamacois.
  • Piano with Mr Lluis Mª Millet.
  • Organ with A. Massana.
  • Gregorian Chant with Mr Michael Altisent
  • Choral Conducting with Mrs J. Ubeda & Ll. Puig.
  • Orchestration with Mr Fco Montserrat Ayarbe.
  • Jazz orchestration with Mr E. Ulierte.

Former member of Schola Cantorum SCB; Former Conductor and scores arranger for Coral L'Ideal d'en Clavé.

Now retired, this composer's works include:

  • Symphonic Suites for large orchestra
  • Many pieces for piano or church organ (or for solo instruments)
  • Many choral compositions for 2-6 mixed voices, often with lyrics written by the composer
  • 42 Sardanes for Cobla (Catalan folk wind ensemble)
  • Some arrangements for wind ensemble, and also for small Latin rhythm ensemble

List of choral works

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