Lybin, Dmitry (b. June 27, 1963, Minsk). Belorussian composer of orchestral, chamber, choral, vocal, piano, and organ works that have been performed in Europe.
D. Lybin studied musicology with Iosif Ryzhkin at the Gnessins Institute (Russian Academy of Music) in Moscow and composition with Dmitry Smolsky at the Belorussian Academy of Music in Minsk; postgraduate probation with Sergey Slonimski at N.Rimski-Korsakov Conservatory in St.-Petersburg and Stanislaw Skoczinski at F.Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw.
His music has been performed in Belarus, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Moldova, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Ukraine, including at the ISCM World Music Days (1999, Bucharest/Chisinau).
He co-founded with others the Belorussian Society for Contemporary Music in 1990. He has served as its permanent secretary since 1991 and as its chairman in 2001-2006, then as secretary of Belarussian composers union (2007-2010).
SELECT LIST OF WORKS
ORCHESTRAL: Concerto, violin, orchestra; Music for the Town of Nyasvzhe, small orchestra (8 winds, 16 strings); From Tales of the Vernal Wind, symphonic band; From Kraków to Vienna, small orchestra (14 players), 2003; Provincial Symphony, string orchestra, 2003-2006; Classic-Avantgarde Symphony small orchestra (14 players), 2005; Ascent to Mozart, solo Alphorn, small orchestra (12 players), 2006
CHAMBER MUSIC: Seven Small Fancies on a Theme of Glinka, flute, guitar, string quartet, 2003; La maison avec un spectre, cello, 2003; Ornament of the Polotsk Temple, tzimbaly (Belorussian dulcimer), 2004; Brought to the Coast, flute, clarinet, trombone, violin, cello, piano, percussion; Lament with Cradle Song, bass saxophone (also version for violin); Last Procession, trumpet, 2 pianos, 2 percussion, tape; Nostalgic Elegy, violin, piano; Reflection of the Sun in the Water, flute, piano, temple block
CHORAL: Lost Strophes (cantata, text by Fyodor Tyutchev), soprano, alto, baritone, speaker, mixed chorus, orchestra; Prayers (text by Aleksandr Blok), mixed chorus, celesta, 2 percussion
VOCAL: Recollection of the Motherland (text by Maksim Bogdanovich), voice, piano, 1988-89 (also version for soprano/tenor, ocarina, tzimbaly, piano, percussion, 2003); Six Poems of Aleksandr Pushkin, mezzo-soprano/baritone, piano, 2003-04; Russian Landscapes (texts by Apollon Maikov, Sergey Gorodetsky, Don Aminado), mezzo-soprano/baritone, piano, 2003-04; Psalm IX, 2 children's voices, oboe, 2 tubas, organ, percussion; Romantic Serenades (text by Afanasy Fet), bass/baritone, piano; Songs of Dusk and Dawn (text by Aleksandr Blok), soprano/tenor, piano
PIANO: Echo of Belorussian Songs, prepared piano; Four Pieces; Italian Reminiscences of Sergey Prokofiev; Little Suite, piano (+ handbells); Toccata e Fuga on a Theme of Béla Bartók
ORGAN: To a source returning... (Christmas toccata); Eastern fancy on Fabordon of Antonio Kabezon, 2007