Valeri Brainin

Valeri Brainin

Valeri Brainin, Russian/German musicologist, music manager, composer, and poet. Born 27th of January 1948 in Nizhni Tagil, Russia, in the family of Austrian poet and translator, political emigre Boris Brainin (Sepp Österreicher), who belonged to the well-known Viennese Brainin family (his relatives are Hebrew publicist, biographer and public figure Reuben Brainin, Austrian/British violinist Norbert Brainin and others). He lives at the moment both in Hanover, Germany, and in Moscow.


President (from 2004) of the Russian Federation Society for Music Education (RussSME) – National Affiliate of the International Society for Music Education (ISME), a member of UNESCO. [ [ English, Russian:] ] Head of the Laboratory of New Technologies in Music Education, Moscow State Pedagogical University. [ [ Russian:] ] Art Director of Classica Nova International Music Competition. [ [ Guinnes Book Certificate] ] Art Director of the net of Brainin Music Schools (Brainin-Musikschulen), Germany. [ [ English, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Russian: Brainin Music School] ] He has directed seminars/master courses at conservatoires and universities in Austria, Colombia, Germany, Italy, Russia, USA, etc. In addition he offered weekly music talks on Radio Liberty from Munich and Prague, and has literary, critical and scientific musical publications in Russian, German, English, and Italian.

Music activities

Brainin is a full Member of the International Teacher's Training Academy of Science (Moscow), and of other scientific/pedagogical societies, he studied mathematics, linguistics, musical pedagogics, music theory and composition. He has had works performed in the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, and taught at Moscow's Gnessin Music School for specially gifted children. The Brainin Teaching Method for ‘development of musical intelligence in children’ became a standard part of the curriculum. He is also a noted piano teacher for children. Among his former students there are some prize-winers of national and international competitions. [ [ [Classica Nova [Prize-winners ] ] [ [ Welcome to the website of Yulia Musayelyan ] ] [ [ [Classica Nova [Prize-winners ] ] [ [ [Classica Nova [Prize-winners ] ]

Literary activities

Russian poet (also known as Valeri (Willi) Brainin-Passek), [ [ Russian: Sergey Chuprinin. German writers] ] [В.В.Огрызко. "Русские писатели. Современная эпоха." – М., Литературная Россия, 2004] [E.Tichomirova. "Russische zeitgenössische Schriftsteller in Deutschland. Ein Nachschlagewerk." – München: Verlag Otto Sagner, 1998] a pupil of Arseny Tarkovsky, a member (1985-1990) of Moscow Club „Poezia“ () together with Yury Arabov, Jewgenij Bunimovitch, Mikhail Epstein, Alexandr Eremenko, Sergey Gandlevsky, Nina Iskrenko, Timur Kibirov, Alexei Parshchikov, Dmitri Prigov, Lev Rubinstein, a. o. Most essential poetry publications:
literary magazines "Znamya" (Moscow), "Novy Mir" (Moscow), "Arion" (Moscow), "Ogonyok" (Moscow), "Grani" (Frankfurt-am-Main), "Dvadtsat dva" (Jerusalem), "Kreshchatik" (Kiev), anthologies "Verses of the Century" (Moscow, compiled by Yevgeny Yevtushenko) and "Verses of the Century-2" (Moscow).
literary magazine "Partisan Review" (Boston).

Well-known relatives

*Elisabeth Brainin (1949), Austrian psychoanalyst and scientific writer
*Fritz Brainin (1913-1992), Austrian/American poet
*Harald Brainin (1923-2006), Austrian poet and writer
*Max Brainin (1909-2002), Austrian/American commercial graphic artist and violinist
*Norbert Brainin (1923–2005), Austrian/British violinist, the founder of Amadeus Quartet
*Reuben Brainin (1862–1939), Hebrew publicist, biographer and public figureSee also Brainin.


* Sofia Gubaidulina. [ Preface to "A Musical Language Course" by Valeri Brainin]


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  • Valeri Brainin — (nommé également Willi Brainin Passek) est un musicologue, agent artistique, compositeur et poète germano russe. Il est né le 27 janvier 1948 à Nijni Taguil en Russie et c est le fils du poète et traducteur autrichien Boris Brainin (pseudonyme… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Boris Brainin — Boris Brainin, Geburtsname: Leer Brainin, Hauptpseudonym: Sepp Österreicher, andere Pseudonyme: Natalie Sinner, Berthold Brandt, Klara Peters;[1][2] (* 10. August 1905, Nikolajew, Russisches Kaiserreich, heute Ukraine; † 11. März 1996 in Wien)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Norbert Brainin — (* 12. März 1923 in Wien; † 10. April 2005 in London) war ein österreichisch britischer Violinist. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Vita 2 Bekannte Verwandte 3 Literatur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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