Musicians: Nai

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This page lists the majority of the professional panpipe musicians recorded by the Romanian state company Electrecord and some other Romanian recording labels. Some the Electrecord recordings are now available on CD.

Fănica Luca

Born 1894 and died 1968. Luca the new generation of musicians which prevented the art dying out. He first taught in the "Barbu Lautru" folk orchestra in 1949 then at the Bucharest school of music from 1953.

Discography: Electrecord EPC 125, Electrecord ST-EPE 01625

Gheoghe Zamfir

Born in 1941 in Găeşti, county of Argeş in Muntenia. A pupil of the Bucharest Music School under Fănică Luca. For some time was in the "Ciocârlia" orchestra, musician and conductor.

Discography: Electrecord ST-EPE 00433, Electrecord ST-EPE 00432, Electrecord ST-EPE 00590, Electrecord ST-EPE 00894, Electrecord ST-EPE 01329, Electrecord ST-EPE 01367,  Electrecord ST-EPE 02882, Electrecord ST-EPE 02883, Cellier 005

Radu Simion

Born in village of Ştefan cel Mare in Argeş county in 1940. A pupil of the Bucharest Music School under Fănică Luca. Played in "Perniţa" in Bucharest.

Discography: Electrecord EPC 651, Electrecord ST-EPE 00614,  Electrecord ST-EPE 00900, Electrecord ST-EPE 00962, Electrecord ST-EPE 01211, Electrecord ST-EPE 02538, Electrecord ST-EPE 01394, Electrecord STC 000342

Nicolae Pârvu

Born in Oltenia, region of Craiova. A pupil of the Bucharest Music School under Fănică Luca. Played in a music ensemble in Craiova, "Perniţa" in Bucharest (1968), "Rapsodia Romana" (1970), Orchestra Paraschiv Oprea.

Discography: Electrecord ST-EPE 01209, Electrecord ST-EPE 01076, Syncoop 5747.11,
 

Damian Luca

Nephew of Fănica Luca and a pupil of the Bucharest Music School under Fănică Luca.

Discography:
Electrecord ST-EPE 01057, Electrecord ST-EPE 01479

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Simion Stanciu

Discography: Electrecord ST-EPE 0506

 

Damian Cârlănaru

Pupil of the Bucharest Music School under Fănică Luca.

 

Constantin Dobre

Pupil of the Bucharest Music School under Fănică Luca.

Discography: Electrecord EPC 10.015

Radu Constantin

Born in Albeştii, region of Olt, to a family of musicians. He studied music in Bucureşti, later working with Doina Argeşului, Perniţa, Ciocârlia.

Discography: Electrecord ST-EPE 02823

Raluca Pătuleanu

Discography: Electrecord ST-EPE 04368
 

Cătălin Târcolea

Born in Bucharest, Romania, to parents with careers of a prima ballerina and an orchestra conductor. He studied violin at the Music School, at the age of 17 he transferred to studying nai and piano, and graduated from the “Ciprian Porumbescu” Academy of Music.

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Discography: Electrecord ST-EPE 01910

Dorel Manea

Discography: Electrecord ST-EPE 03309

Vasile Iovu

Born in Bardaru village, Lapusna region, Moldavia, in 1950. Vasile studied flute at music school (now "Ciprian Porumbescu" Lyceum) and then at the "Gavriil Musicescu" Conservatoire in Chisinau. He later began to play the nai with the orchestra "Folclor".

Discography: Eurostar CDS-094

 

 
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